<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usFri, 01 Jul 2016 22:34:48 -0400Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:34:48 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_744246684318.jpg
An investor group has requested that Tesla Motors add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive, citing founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board...

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<![CDATA[Robo Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:13:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/robot9.jpg
A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

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<![CDATA[House Dems Stream Sit-In]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:15:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Periscope-GettyImages-473860588.jpg
The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way.Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone.Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

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<![CDATA[Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chi.]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Uber-X-Generic.jpg
Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week."It would make true ridesharing...

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<![CDATA[Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-180483176.jpg
A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

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<![CDATA[NASA Craft Reaching Jupiter]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:32:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/06-16-2016-jupiter-juno-nasa.jpg
A NASA spacecraft is on track to rendezvous with Jupiter after a nearly five-year journey.The space agency said Thursday the encounter between Juno and Jupiter will occur on July 4.

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<![CDATA[Tim Cook Reacts to Fla. Shooting]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:59:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-539895888.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the massacre in Orlando and asked for a moment of silence Monday at the tech giant's annual developer's conference. Cook spoke to the crowd Monday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium...

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<![CDATA[New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:17:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PeriodicTable-AP_16160694814924.jpg
Four new names are going to be added to the periodic table of elements, according to NBC News.Three of the new elements will honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The fourth is named for Russian physicist...

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<![CDATA[Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 19:32:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/184*120/apple-10-GettyImages-532737516_master.jpg
Some of Apple's core services came back online Thursday evening after an outage that affected the App store and some functions of iCloud, CNBC reported.Starting between 3 and 4 p.m.

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<![CDATA['FurAlert' App Helps You Find Your Lost Pet]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 05:20:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015570141_1200x675_697073219779.jpg
There is a new app to help you find a lost pet. It’s called “Fur Alert,” and Gloucester Township is the first New Jersey community to promote it. NBC10’s Cydney Long has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data? ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 17:27:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/VoiceRecorderAircraft-GettyImages-461475586%281%29.jpg
The use of black boxes to record critical flight data is striking many experts as antiquated, even though technology exists to stream information from an aircraft to a ground computer, according to NBC

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<![CDATA[SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 20:48:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_40364550147.jpg
SpaceX postponed the satellite launch of a rocket that would attempt to land on a ship at sea for a third time Thursday, NBC News reported.The launch was postponed until Friday, because of a “tiny glitch...

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<![CDATA[Firefighters' Drone Use Grows]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:32:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2016-05-25-drone.jpg
As firefighters braved the smoke and flames from the ground and rooftops, a small object soared above their heads Wednesday morning, trying to assist their efforts as a five-alarm fire ripped through a...]]>
<![CDATA[Grande Replaces Houston Hologram on 'The Voice']]> Wed, 25 May 2016 10:05:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-524219870.jpg
Grande's unforgettable performance comes days after the planned hologram appearance of Houston was scrapped due to technical reasons.

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<![CDATA[New Prosthetic Arm Offers Life-Like Touch]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:12:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_prostheticarm0523_1920x1080.jpg
A unique, thought-controlled prosthetic arm developed in part by the Hanger Clinic in Gig Harbor, Washington, uses the the body's nerve signals to control movement.]]>
<![CDATA[Freire Charter School Honors Comcast's David L Cohen]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 07:33:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/David+L+Cohen+Comcast.JPG
Freire Charter School in Philadelphia honored Comcast senior executive vice president David L. Cohen with the 2016 Bridge to Wisdom Award on Thursday night. The award recognizes Cohen's effort to close...

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<![CDATA[App Can Help You Save Someone's Life]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 12:52:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Pulse+Point+App.JPG
Burlington County has begun using Pulse Point, the app contacts CPR certified people who are close by in the event that someone goes into cardiac arrest. Matt DeLucia has the details on how the app...

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<![CDATA[LinkedIn: Millions May Be Affected by New Data Leak]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 17:57:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/linkedin+logo.jpg
LinkedIn is aware of a set of over 100 million users' data that may have been released online by a hacker, the social media network said Wednesday.The password and email data that have apparently been...

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<![CDATA[Space Shuttle Tank to Go on Display]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 19:55:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/05-18-2016-shuttle-tank-et94.JPG
The lone remaining external fuel tank from NASA's space shuttle program arrived early Wednesday in Marina del Rey for the final leg of its journey to the California Science Center.The rust-colored tank,...

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<![CDATA[New State-of-the-Art Crime Center in Delaware]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 08:55:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015325145_1200x675_687098947765.jpg
Wilmington Police now have the Real Time Crime Center, which is aimed at officers having a quicker response time.]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Exec on Losing Husband]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 14:45:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CAL+GRADUATION+-+14400209.jpg
Commencement speeches usually strike a celebratory tone, but Facebook Chief Operating Executive Sheryl Sandberg went against the grain Saturday while addressing UC Berkeley grads and spoke publicly for the first...

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