<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 03:39:25 -0400Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:39:25 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Long Lines at NJ MVC]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:42:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lodi+lines.jpg
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission's offices were unable to process drivers license transactions because of computer problems for part of the day Thursday, spurring long lines and high tensions.

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<![CDATA[New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MobileStroke0727_MP4-146971814986100001.jpg
A new mobile stroke unit in ambulances in Colorado is saving stroke patients' lives, allowing them to get treatment before arriving at the hospital.]]>
<![CDATA['Parkémon' Initiative in Texas Piggybacks on 'Pokémon Go']]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:44:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/arlington-parkemon.jpg
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is taking advantage the hype around "Pokémon Go" in a unique way.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:32:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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<![CDATA[Apple Has Sold Over 1B iPhones]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:21:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-462369662.jpg
Apple recently sold its billionth iPhone, the Cupertino, California--based company announced in a blog post Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Back To School Laptops: Top Picks]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:34:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TechTalker0722_MP4-146944855631300001.jpg
Shopping for a new computer before school resumes? NBC's Mark Barger has some of your best options.]]>
<![CDATA[Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/Electronics+Recycled1.jpg
The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets.Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

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<![CDATA[Rowan's Student Success Center Gets Virtual Tour]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:43:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016362924_1200x675_729345091888.jpg
Rowan College in Burlington County is building a new multi-million dollar student success center. It is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2017, and can be viewed via a new virtual tour.]]>
<![CDATA[Husband Searching for Pokemon Slams Into Cop Car: Police]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:43:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rehoboth+Pokemon+Go+crash.jpg
Police along the Delaware beaches have a warning for drivers after an eager couple trying to catch a Pokemon crashed into a marked police cruiser: "If you are going to play Pokemon Go, please do not do so while...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:50:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Suspends Breitbart Editor Over Leslie Jones Abuse]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:46:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-543705532.jpg
Twitter said Tuesday it had permanently suspended the account of conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos, after reports he led the harassment campaign against "Ghostbusters"...

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Opens Fire On 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:29:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemonshooting0719_1920x1080.jpg
A Florida man mistook teens playing "Pokemon Go" for burglars and opened fire on them outside his home. WESH's Gail Paschall-Brown reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Rutgers Police Add Body Cams]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 06:10:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+police+body+cam.jpg
Rutgers University police will soon be wearing body cameras as they patrol campuses in Camden, New Brunswick, Piscataway and Newark.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides ]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uber-generic1.jpg
After taking nearly six years to accomplish 1 billion rides, the ride-hailing mogul, Uber, based in San Francisco reached the 2 billion number just six months later, as reported by The Verge.The milestone...

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<![CDATA[Cemetery Welcomes 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 03:23:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pokemon+go+cemetery.jpg
A Michigan cemetery is welcoming "Pokemon Go" players with open arms, but that isn't sitting well with some families who have loved ones buried there. WDIV's Nick Monacelli reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pokemon Invade the Alamo]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:25:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_alamopokemon0715_1920x1080.jpg
With Pokemon Go preoccupying people all over the country, the directors of the Alamo in San Antonio have noticed visitors paying more attention to their phones than to the history of the landmark.

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Go Ride Services Combat Distracted Driving]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:28:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemondriving0715_1920x1080.jpg
Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are warning drivers not to use Pokemon Go while driving prompting "Pokemon Go Drivers" to offer their services to gaming customers.]]>
<![CDATA[FCC Paves Way for Speedy Next-Generation 5G Networks]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:34:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mobile-World-Conference-GettyImages-511717806.jpg
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for the roll out of “5G” mobile, flexible and fixed-use broadband wireless...

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 05:04:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NES_Classic_2.jpg
Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games.

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<![CDATA[South Jersey Teen Jumped While Playing Pokemon Go]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:21:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Teen+Attacked+Pokemon+Go_20231038.jpg
A South Jersey teen is recovering after being attacked while playing the uber-popular mobile game Pokemon Go.

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<![CDATA[Mall Security Robot Injures Boy]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:01:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0712-2016-SecurityRobot.jpg
A 16-month-old boy is recovering after a security robot apparently ran over his foot at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California. The boy's mother, Tiffany Teng, said her son, Harwin Cheng,...

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<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About Pokemon Go]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:05:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Pokémon have invaded once again, and they're everywhere. Since the Pokémon Go app launched on iOS and Android six days ago people have been catching the creatures anywhere from the Empire State Building to...

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<![CDATA[Potential 'Pokemon Go' Dangers]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 05:23:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pokemon-Go-Screenshot1.jpg
As more and more people play the wildly popular Pokemon Go mobile game, police are warning the public about potential dangers. NBC10's Keith Jones has the details.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Police Provide Safety Tips for Pokemon Go Players ]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 01:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pokemon-Go-Screenshot.jpg
As Pokemon fever sweeps the nation thanks to a new phone app, Philadelphia police are providing safety tips to the many residents caught up in the craze.

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Leads to Injuries]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Pokemon+Go.jpg
Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.

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<![CDATA[NASA to Deploy Flying Laboratory]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:19:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/07-07-2016-dc-8-nasa-1.jpg
When it comes to research, NASA's DC-8 jetliner is the only way to fly. The plane resembles a typical commercial airliner from the outside, except for the giant NASA logo on its tail.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Adds Amazon Echo's Alexa to the Team]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 11:51:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon-echo.jpg
Keith Jones and the NBC10 News Team test out Amazon Echo by asking Alexa about today's headlines. You can do the same without even needing to leave bed.

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<![CDATA[Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots']]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:57:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-4844780722.jpg
The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive...

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<![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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