<![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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:14:01 -0400 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:14:01 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2-Year-Old Double Amputee Still "Got It" After Viral Success]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:51:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/new-KAYDEN_KINKLE1_t580.jpg
When 2-year-old Kayden Kinckle took his first steps on prosthetic legs, he didn’t want help. “I got it, I got it, I got it,” Kayden said with each step. A YouTube video documenting the milestone for family...

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<![CDATA[Uber Driver Arrested After Assault]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:31:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_54084688.jpg
Police have made an arrest after a woman claimed an Uber cab driver sexually assaulted her earlier this month. Police arrested 31-year-old Reshad Chakari of Alexandria, Virginia, and charged him...

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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.

Photo Credit: Scott Budman]]>
<![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.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Fixes Glitch That Caused Delays at Checkout]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:29:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target9.JPG
Target says it has fixed a glitch that caused delays at checkout stands at some of its U.S. stores Sunday. The company said it identified the source, and that it was unrelated to a security issue. Last December,

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<![CDATA[Tesla to Open Up Its Electric Car Patents]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:49:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tesla_models_car_red.jpg
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is sharing its technological brainpower with the world and will open up all of its patents in an effort to boost electric car production. "Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits...

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<![CDATA[TweetDeck Security Issue Gives Hackers Access to Accounts]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:27:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/tweetdeck18.jpg
Users of Twitter's popular web app TweetDeck are encouraged to log out of their account right away. Users reported on Wednesday morning that the app was creating pop-up alerts all by itself. The issue seemed to]]>
<![CDATA[Poof: Tilting I-495 Bridge Taken Off Google Maps]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:54:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/I-495+Google+Maps+Thumbs.jpg
One of the East Coast’s major interstate connectors has disappeared off the map – literally.

Photo Credit: Google Maps]]>
<![CDATA[New "Mortal Kombat" Game Coming in 2015]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:20:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mortal-Kombat-X-large.jpg
Ed Boon, the co-creator of classic 90s fighting game "Mortal Kombat," confirmed a new version of the video game will launch in 2015.

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