<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-usMon, 20 Aug 2018 12:23:00 -0400Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:23:00 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Temple Football Uses Tech to Keep Players Safe]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:54:37 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Temple+University+Football+Technology_29995280.jpg
Temple University's football team uses cutting-edge technology to keep their players safe. We get an inside look at how it works.]]>
<![CDATA[Your Cellphone Could Lead to Distracted Drowning]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:42:50 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Distracted_Drowning.jpg
The world's largest lifeguard organization says there is a link between child drownings and parents who are distracted by their smartphones.]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Election Security and Regrets]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:34:57 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/JackDorseyAlexJones.jpg
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday defended the company’s decision this week to put Infowars’ Alex Jones in a seven-day “timeout” after Jones urged his viewers to ready their “battle rifles” against the...

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<![CDATA[Google Ignores Privacy Settings, Tracks Users' Location]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:40:31 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_googletracking0813_1500x845.jpg
An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones will store your location data even if you've used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing...]]>
<![CDATA[Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:23:29 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/elon-muskGettyImages-855377504.jpg
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.The fund...

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<![CDATA[TSA Unveils 3D Scanners for Carry-On Bags]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:41:17 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TSA+3D+SCANNERS.00_00_04_06.Still007.jpg
The TSA is implementing new scanners for carry-on bags that utilizes 3D images of contents to help TSA agents identify packed items. The scanners will allow passengers to keep electronics and liquids inside...]]>
<![CDATA[Terraforming Mars Is Impossible Right Now, Study Says]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:48:06 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mars-hubble.jpg
Before humans can colonize Mars, we'll need to figure out a way to make it a bit more hospitable. But a new study suggests that "terraforming" Mars into an Earthlike planet simply isn't possible with today's...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Joins Apple, Spotify in Banning Alex Jones' Content]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:19:59 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/080618alexjones.jpg
Facebook has removed four pages that belong to conspiracy theorist and far-right radio host Alex Jones, explaining in a blog post Monday that content posted on the pages over the last several days violates...

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<![CDATA[Robotics Team That Helped With Thai Cave Rescue in San Diego]]> Sat, 04 Aug 2018 23:20:09 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/thai+robotics+team.PNG
Chinoros Nakthewan and his robotics team from Kasetsart University in Thailand are competing in the Robo Sub Competition at the Naval Health Research Center in Point Loma this weekend.“I think that robots is a...

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<![CDATA[Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Make Eye Contact: Study]]> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:16:05 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/autism-google-glass-study.jpg
Most children with autism who wore Google Glasses equipped with facial expression-interpreting software made improvements in holding eye contact with their families, according to a study published Thursday.The...

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<![CDATA[Boston Man Accused of Stealing $2M in Cryptocurrency]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 19:47:21 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1008963700.jpg
A college student from Boston was arrested last month after allegedly stealing at least $2 million in cryptocurrency and hacking phones owned by tech executives, according to prosecutors in California.Joel...

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<![CDATA[Interactive: See Political Ads Targeted to You on Facebook]]> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 08:27:45 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ads-graphic-2.jpg
Political ads on television are easy enough to spot: anyone who lives in a battleground state or watches TV in late October can recognize the attack ads and candidate promos that blanket the airwaves, always...
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<![CDATA[Facebook, Instagram Are Getting Time-Management Tools]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:46:57 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Facebook-tools-manage-time.jpg
In a bid to make Facebook and Instagram more "intentional," Facebook is giving users more ways to manage how much time they spend on the apps.Upcoming versions will give users a way to check how much...

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<![CDATA[Researchers Worry Rising Seas Could Knock Out the Internet]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 08:27:24 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-758281457.jpg
As climate-change related sea level rise is being blamed for coastal flooding and destructive hurricanes, researchers are now worrying that rising seas could flood the underground cables that carry the internet,...

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<![CDATA[Facebook's New Revelation Excluded Most Divisive Rhetoric]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:32:34 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/resisters-facebook-page.jpg
When Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it had identified and stopped a covert new campaign to spread divisive political messages, it did not reveal some of the most divisive posts, NBC News reported.A...

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<![CDATA[Hyperloop Tests in Nevada Desert, With Eye on North Texas]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:40:00 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hyperloop+Tease.jpg
North Texas transportation officials are studying the feasibility of building a hyperloop between Dallas, Arlington and Fort Worth. But many people still know little about the brand-new technology.So NBC...

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<![CDATA[Don't Recognize the Number? NJ Is Getting New Area Code]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:30:05 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/640+area+code.JPG
From the Jersey shore to Central Jersey, phone calls just got a bit more complicated due to the introduction of a new area code and dialing procedures.

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<![CDATA[Conspiracy Theorists Hijack YouTube Searches for Celebrities]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:57:30 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/073118youtube.jpg
Videos by a far-right conspiracy group appeared in YouTube searches for some A-list celebrities and at least one company Monday, underscoring that the site's effort to contain misinformation and propaganda...

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