<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:05:31 -0400 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:05:31 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jay Z's Tidal Set to Relaunch]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:00:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jay-z-454627193.jpg
Music streaming service Tidal is set to officially relaunch Monday under new ownership by rapper Jay Z.

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<![CDATA[Apple's Tim Cook: "Religious Objection" Laws Are "Very Dangerous"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:22:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tim-cook-apple-fortuna.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed Indiana's new "religious objection" legislation over the weekend, penning a Washington Post piece warning that “there’s something very dangerous happening in America.” The piece, which...

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<![CDATA[PlayStation's Spotify-Powered Music Service Starts Today]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:54:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/72271665.jpg
Spotify's music service is coming to PlayStation game consoles and replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited.

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<![CDATA[Preventing Potholes: Fiber-Infused Asphalt Being Tested in Bucks County]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fiber-infused+asphalt.PNG
Jesse Gary explains the pothole prevention plan to fix the roads.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Store Employees Learn How to Be Fashion Stylists]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:19:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/apple-watch-new-event.jpg
Apple Store employees are learning how to recommend Apple Watches based on fashion and lifestyle cues.]]>
<![CDATA[Ban on Flying Drones Over State Parks]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:02:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+generic.jpg
Officials warned drone enthusiasts that they aren't allowed to get a spur-of-the-moment bird’s eye view of state parks in one state.

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<![CDATA[Driverless Car Starts Journey from San Francisco to New York]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:44:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/autonomous-driving-vehicle-turning-into-traffic-for-delphi-drive-cross-country-road-trip.jpg
A driverless car took off from the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge for its cross-country trip to New York.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Launches Money Transfer Tool]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:54:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/payments.png
Facebook is launching a new tool to let users transfer money in its Messenger application, competing with services like Venmo and Paypal. As seen in the video above, users will be able to tap a dollar sign...
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<![CDATA[New Jersey Police Want Your Security Footage]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:46:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009779317_1200x675_414172739800.jpg
Medford Police are asking home and business owners to register their security cameras so that investigators use the footage to help solve crimes that may occur near their property.]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Flying Rideshare Cars?]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:25:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/aeromobilprototype.jpg
A European company called AeroMobil has created a prototype for a self-flying car and would like to put a taxi service in the air in the next two years.

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<![CDATA["Google Feud" Game Plays on Autocomplete Results]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:52:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-03-16+at+12.50.12+PM.png
The Google search bar is well known for its wacky autocomplete results. And now, those results have been turned into an online game called "Google Feud."]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Kids Tackle Robotic Competition]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:09:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009758413_1200x675_413043779632.jpg
NBC10's Renee Chenault-Fattah explains the dynamics of the FIRST Robotics Competition at SCH Academy in Chestnut Hill.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Mom Delivers Baby With Help of FaceTime]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:04:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/031315baby.jpg
Keyanna Rivera had what most moms would consider an easy labor - made easier with the help of FaceTime.]]>
<![CDATA[Pi Day 2015: 3.14 Things to Know About Pi]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:15:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pi-97065863.jpg
Saturday is Pi Day, a national celebration of the mathematical concept, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi equals 3.1415… and Saturday is 3-14-15, the only day this century...

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<![CDATA[Stripping Away Cars High-Tech Features]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:36:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009743087_1200x675_412270147826.jpg
If your dad leans on Siri for the most basic technological tasks, this may be right up his alley.]]>
<![CDATA[Is Hello Barbie Spying for Mattel? ]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:12:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/187*120/HelloBarbie.jpg
Little girls have been talking to their Barbie dolls for decades, but soon, Mattels latest release will listen and respond. Hello Barbie features speech recognition software that enables conversations and...

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<![CDATA[Global Outage Shuts Down Apple's iTunes, App Stores]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/158329790.jpg
Apple's widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday, frustrating millions of music lovers and mobile device owners around the world. The iPhone and iPad maker confirmed the outages in a...

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<![CDATA[CIA Sought to Hack Apple Devices: The Intercept]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:21:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/248*120/tlmd_apple_tecnologia_620.jpg
A new report from The Intercept, citing documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, alleges that CIA-sponsored presentations told of attempts to crack Apple's security codes for several years.]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran Technology Blog Gigaom Pulls The Plug]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:05:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/om-malik-462854174-%281%29.jpg
One of San Francisco's earliest technology blogs has suddenly folded. Nine-year-old Gigaom released a statement on Monday announcing the closure, citing an inability to pay its creditors in full: "All operations...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Reacts to the New Apple Watch ]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:11:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/apple-event-465689046.jpg
Social media reaction was mixed to Apple's new product, an Apple watch.

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<![CDATA[Photos from Apple's "Spring Forward" Event]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:43:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TLMD-portada-apple-watch.jpg
See live photos from Apple's "Spring Forward" March 9, 2015 event.

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<![CDATA[13 Smartwatches Worth Watching]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:34:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/03-pebble-time.jpg
Apple, the global computing giant, released its smartwatch in early 2015. Here's a survey of some smartwatches on the market — some available now, some coming soon — to keep an eye on.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Google Doodles]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:25:29 -0400 See the doodle here.]]> See the doodle here.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GoogleDoodle_StPats.jpg
Since 1998, Google has created more than 1000 colorful and imaginative doodles to commemorate important holidays and people. Take a look back at some of the most iconic designs from around the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Tracking Our NBC10 Team]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009664132_1200x675_408629315913.jpg
To make sure you are prepared for the winter storm Thursday, NBC10 has crews all over the area. Our tracking system lets us know exactly where our tean is when they are out working for you.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch this "Machine Gun" Laser Mosquitos in Slow-Mo]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:30:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_mosquitozapper0304001_1500x845.jpg
New high-tech bug zapper identifies certain types of mosquitoes, then shoots them out of the air with low-power lasers.]]>
<![CDATA[Tinder Charging Age-Based Fee for New Update]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:58:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/140411-tinder-dating-app-mn-1310_6f284758e68894d5f153e1d324a00965.nbcnews-fp-1360-600.jpg
If you are over 30, finding love on Tinder is going to be more expensive. The dating app has released a new premium version that includes two new features to help people connect, but the cost of the update...]]>
<![CDATA[Texting 911 Now an Option for Some]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:29:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+911+smart+phone.jpg
Northampton County and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania residents can now text 911, not just call in the case of an emergency.

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<![CDATA[Yahoo! Turns 20 With a Yodel]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:29:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/163*120/AP97030303425_YahooFilo.jpg
Sunnyvale-based Yahoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Monday, and the employees — and the Nasdaq bell in New York — are yodeling for joy. "We're thrilled," CFO Ken Goldman said before the Nasdaq yodeled...

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<![CDATA[Technology Helps Sense Water Leaks in Homes]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:08:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Water+leak+pipe+burst+spray+generic.jpg
A leaking pipe can cause thousands of dollars in damage and lots of headaches, but a system used by a Jersey Shore municipality strives to sense a leak so officials can cut off the water supply before break gets...

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<![CDATA[Google Expansion Worries Hometown]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:58:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/google22.jpg
New expansion plans for Google headquarters, known as the Googleplex, has the city of Mountain View in a tough position as city leaders try to accommodate their biggest corporate taxpayer as well as non-Google...
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<![CDATA[FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:23:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009612054_1200x675_405259331615.jpg
The Federal Communications Commission ruled internet service providers cannot give faster service based on how much customers are willing to pay. NBC10's Harry Hairston has the details.]]>
<![CDATA[FCC's Net Neutrality Regulations]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:03:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009612014_1200x675_405253187698.jpg
The FCC has agreed to impose strict regulations aimed at enforcing what is called "net neutrality." Internet providers will be prohibited from granting faster access to companies that pay for the privilege.]]>