<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:34:35 -0400 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:34:35 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pennsylvania Releases Education App]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:36:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Pennsylvania+Learns.JPG
Gov. Tom Corbett released a free educational resource available on iTunes called Pennsylvania Learns.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:08:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:31:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/thumb-tech.jpg
Students and their families say registering for graduation gifts they need for dorm and school life helps them manage the growing costs associated with leaving home; average spending on furniture, supplies...]]>
<![CDATA[NASA Spacecraft Completes Splashdown Practice]]> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 08:41:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/nasa+orion+test+14820541795_596f828768_k.jpg
NASA has a new manned capsule and launch system that will bring critical jobs to California. After the Constellation Program was canceled and the Space Shuttle Program retired, NASA is now focusing on a...

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<![CDATA[Protecting Your Smartphone]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:43:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/iphone-generic.jpg
NBC10 speaks to Philly attorney and cyber security expert Leeza Garber on how to protect your smartphone.

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<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Double Amputee Still "Got It" After Viral Success]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:05:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/new-KAYDEN_KINKLE1_t580.jpg
A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she forgives him. Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, of Ridgefield, says that her husband, Kyle Seitz,...

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<![CDATA[Uber Driver Arrested After Assault]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:12:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_54084688.jpg
Taxi drivers in London, Barcelona, Rio De Janeiro and Washingon, D.C., took to the streets in recent months to protest Uber, a cab-hailing service which allows people to summon rides with a smartphone app.

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<![CDATA[Preparing for Surgery With 3-D Printing]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:20:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bone-3d-printing.jpg
Doctors are now using 3-D printing to create plastic models of their patient's damaged bones and body parts.]]>
<![CDATA[Wearable Cameras Capture Your LIfe]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:38:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Life+Logging+Camea.JPG
People are wearing small digital cameras to chronicle their day.

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<![CDATA[Locals Using App to Monitor Gaza Danger]]> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:30:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Red+Alert+Gaza+Rocket+App.jpg
Philadelphians whose family members are living in and around the Gaza Strip are relying on a smartphone app to let them know every time their loved ones may be in danger.]]>
<![CDATA[Phone Chargers and Adapters Recalled]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/recall33.jpg
Two recalls have been issued for chargers that can overheat phones, causing a burn hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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<![CDATA[Kardashian Game Propels App Company]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:26:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KK11.jpg
The app-maker, Glu Mobile is the publisher of "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," a free-to-play game from Apple's App Store is enjoying a wave of success after its stock shares jumped 42 percent in recent...

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<![CDATA[Uber: What to Know About Car Service App]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:42:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg
Summoning a driver at a push of a smartphone button is a lot easier than trying to hail a cab during rush hour, which may explain why Uber, a ride-sharing app that connects passengers and car services...

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<![CDATA[30 Md. Cab Companies Suing Uber]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:40:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Uber-Council-102313.jpg
More than 30 Maryland cab companies are suing Uber, saying the company is hampering their ability to do business. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Baltimore Circuit Court, reported the Baltimore

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<![CDATA[Facebook's Controversial Emotions Study Was Legal]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:42:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/social_media_debate_president.jpg
A firestorm erupted across the web over the weekend when news hit that Facebook had secretly conducted a psychological study where it intentionally altered users' News Feeds in order to assess the impact...]]>
<![CDATA[Is Oakland the New Silicon Valley?]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:35:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/jacklondonsquare.jpg
Tech companies are now branching out into the East Bay, favoring Oakland after being priced out of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Erik Collier serves as one of the general managers of Ask.com, a...]]>
<![CDATA[How Phone-Finding Technology Works]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:14:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/phone+finder+technology.jpg
Philadelphia technology entrepreneur Bob Moul explains how phone tracking technology works. That's one of the tools police used to find the man accused in the Rittenhouse Square rape case.]]>
<![CDATA[SF Parking App Makers Threatened With Fines, Lawsuit]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:32:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/06-23-2014-parking-app.jpg
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who think they can solve San Francisco’s parking woes – and make some cash at the same time – are busy launching new apps that match drivers in need with much-coveted parking...

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<![CDATA[Daughter's Letter Gets Dad Week Off of Work at Google]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:15:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_07_google_car.jpg
A little girl's summer wish came true thanks to a letter she wrote to Google. Katie wanted her dad, who works at Google, to spend more time with her, so she wrote the Mountain View company a letter asking...]]>
<![CDATA[Google Doodle Takes on Office Workers Sneaking Peeks at World Cup ]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:36:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/worldcupgoogledoodle.jpg
Google outted office workers around the world with a doodle that features the iconic "Google" letters sitting around a conference table watching a World Cup game.]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Down for the Second Time This Week]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:03:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP120112075763.jpg
Facebook appeared to be experiencing an outage on Friday afternoon. Users attempting to log on would see either a blank screen or an error message. This is the second time this week the popular...

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<![CDATA[NASA Tracks "Zombie" Spacecraft]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:20:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/06-17-2014-nasa-mcdonalds.jpg
Engineers, camped out at a McDonald's, try to bring a spaceship back home.

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<![CDATA[Furry Friends and Technology]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:01:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007338220_1200x675_282259523939.jpg
New survey says that millions of people report damage from pets in regards to their media devices.]]>