<![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 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:31:56 -0500 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:31:56 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Experts: WWIII Looks Like Sony Hack]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/N6P-SONY-KOREA-HACK-PKG---03282609.jpg
The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a damaging cyber attack might look like. Now we know: a Hollywood studio left paralyzed, and...

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<![CDATA[Threat: Pay $1M or Get Hacked]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/IMG_02222.JPG
Hot on the heels of the infamous Sony hack, Pine Forge Academy in Berks County is facing a similar threat if it doesn’t pay $1 million to a group known as Heart of the People.

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<![CDATA[Safer Ride Mobile App Hopes to Deter Drunk Drivers]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:25:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008973143_1200x675_373567555814.jpg
The Department of Transportation kicked off their annual campaign against drunk driving in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. The Safer Ride mobile app is also available to help you get home safely from holiday...]]>
<![CDATA[Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:08:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453920462.jpg
Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup international football competition, comedian Robin Williams, and the Disney...

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<![CDATA[Philly Police to Test Body Cameras]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:42:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008891845_1200x675_370474563783.jpg
A pilot program will put cameras on 30 police officers in Philadelphia in an effort to create more transparency and community trust.]]>
<![CDATA[No More Free Parking at Philly Kiosks]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:24:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/PPA+credit+card+parking+meter.JPG
Glitch that made Philadelphia parking kiosks cash only for a period of time fixed.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly DA's Office Warns of Online Shopping Fraud]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:17:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008771912_1200x675_364550211574.jpg
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office says this time of year is the perfect time for criminals to pounce on unsuspecting online shoppers. DA Seth Williams' office provides tips on how to protect yourself.]]>
<![CDATA["Doorman" Keeps Online Orders Safe]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:42:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1125-2014-Doorman.jpg
A San Francisco start-up wants to make sure you never miss a package again, or have one stolen off your doorstep. Doorman delivers boxes and envelopes to your door, when you are home.

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<![CDATA[3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:31:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/11-24-14_Heart-Defect-Surgery-Hensel.JPG
Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of breakthrough procedures at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the now-14-month-old little girl is...]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Finalizes Plans in Wilmington]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:31:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4532534881.jpg
Uber is coming to Wilmington, Delaware and Zipcar could also soon arrive in town, according to a report.

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<![CDATA[7 Tech Trends for 2015]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP836878317132.jpg
Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in early 2015 and consumers will be able to get their hands on newly available 3D printers to make food and...

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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:18:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[Drone Tests to Start in New Jersey]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:38:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008721874_1200x675_361977923664.jpg
NBC10's Ted Greenberg explains how drones could be used to examine hurricane damage.]]>
<![CDATA[FB Shuttle Drivers “Like” Union Bid]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:11:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fb16.jpg
Shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley overwhelmingly gave the "thumbs up" to forming a union on Wednesday, after they had complained publicly for months about their low pay...

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<![CDATA[Google "Trekkers" Maps Hiking Trail]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:23:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1118-2014-GoogleTrekker1.jpg
Google "trekkers" are helping you map out your next hiking trip and get a feel for being on the trail. The backpack-type trekker carries 15 cameras and records the hiker's every move with the same technology...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:28:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Fugitive of 12 Years Caught]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11-14-14-Eduardo+Rodriguez+Juan+Carlos+Campos+Gamino.jpg
A fugitive wanted for murder on the lam for more than a decade was captured in Riverside, California, after police recognized photos of him on Facebook, federal authorities said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Techology Upgrade at Philly Boys & Girls Club]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:12:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008647920_1200x675_357895747640.jpg
Singing superstar Jordin Sparks joins Comcast's David Cohen as Comcast helps bridge a technology gap for the kids and the Wayne Avenue Boys & Girls Club. Comcast is the parent company of NBC10.]]>