<![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-usWed, 14 Nov 2018 19:05:28 -0500Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:05:28 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Robots That Milk Cows]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:12:50 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/milking+cows.jpg
All over Wisconsin cow farmers are starting to use robots to milk the cows.]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Briefly Goes Down: 'Something Went Wrong']]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:31:37 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/971974510-facebook-generic.jpg
Some Facebook users were reporting that the site was down for them on Monday.For those experiencing the outage, opening a page on the social media site revealed an error message reading, "Sorry, something went...

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<![CDATA[A.I. Security Cameras to Be Installed in Local High School]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:31:34 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6PPKGAISchoolSecurityCameraDEANNA_1713259.JPG
A Bucks County school is installing camera's with the ability to recognize violent situations and notify police. Archbishop Wood High School is the first school to use this kind of survelliance technology.]]>
<![CDATA[2016 vs. 2018: Hilarious Memes Reflect Voters' Attitudes]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:13:11 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dicaprio+Theron.jpg
Angry, fired up and anxious. This is how some voters feel about voting in this year’s midterm elections. They took to Twitter, comparing how they cast their ballot in 2016 during the presidential election to how...
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<![CDATA[Trolls Struggling to Share Disinformation, Secret Chats Show]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:39:26 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/527099783-Hacker-Silhouette.jpg
A far-right troll told others that he was immediately banned from Twitter for deliberately sharing the wrong election date, according to NBC News, which had a reporter mistakenly added to trolls' private...

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<![CDATA[Groundbreaking Technology Saves Child's Life]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:39:00 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AACRCANCERBREAKTHROUGHSTEVENSPKGTUESDAY_1684523.JPG
Children's hospital of Philadelphia has been putting ground-breaking technology to the test and the results are saving lives. CHOP has its own "cancer pre-disposition program", allowing doctors to find...]]>
<![CDATA[Understanding the Law That Protected Google Walk Outs]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:46:22 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1056086262.jpg
Google employees may find safety in numbers after staging a worldwide walkout on Thursday — but they could be surprised to learn that it’s not the First Amendment that would protect them from corporate...

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<![CDATA[Google Employees to Protest How Company Handled Sexual Misconduct]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:06:32 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/google_protest_1031_4779248.JPG
Hundreds of Google employees from the main campus and the Google X lab in Mountain View are expected to walk out Thursday because they’re not happy with the way the company has handled sexual misconduct in...

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<![CDATA[Thousands of NYC Police Bodycams Pulled After One Explodes]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:17:40 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Police_Bodycams_Recalled_After_Explosion.jpg
The NYPD has suspended the use of a certain kind of body camera “effective immediately” after one of them exploded.A police officer was wearing a Vievu model LE-5 body-worn camera on a “midnight tour”...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Airs 1st Newscasts From Comcast Technology Center ]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:31 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New+Studio+Lead+Photo+Resized.jpg
It’s official! NBC10 made local broadcast history Sunday evening by launching our first newscast from our new studio in the Comcast Technology Center.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Moves to Center City Philadelphia]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:23:19 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NBC10_Moves_To_Center_City.jpg
NBC10 has a new home in Center City Philadelphia. The Comcast Technology Center is full of interactive technology and crisp visuals to give you the best viewing experience possible.]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Pulls Down Bot Network Pushing Pro-Saudi Messages]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:01:21 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18137710760264.jpg
Twitter suspended a network of suspected Twitter bots on Thursday that pushed pro-Saudi Arabia talking points about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the past week.Twitter became aware of some...

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<![CDATA[Stephen Hawking Claims 'No Possibility' of God in Last Book]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:31:23 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hawkingGettyImages-95773900.jpg
In Stephen Hawking's final book "Brief Answers to Big Questions," published Tuesday by Bantam Books, the Cambridge professor begins a series of 10 intergalactic essays by addressing life's oldest and most...

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<![CDATA[Netflix Braces for Investigation Into Workplace Culture]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:05:50 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Netflix_Logo_DigitalVideo.jpg
Netflix executives have been telling employees to brace for a Wall Street Journal investigation that takes a critical view of the company's corporate culture, people with knowledge of the matter tell NBC

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<![CDATA[Exclusive: Reddit CEO Talks Fending Off Russian Interference]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:44:18 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/RedditRussianHacking.jpg
Reddit, the fifth-most visited U.S. website, according to the analytics firm Alexa, has been on the offensive against suspicious accounts linked to Russia, which its CEO Steve Huffman said have attempted to put...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Releases Data on Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:44:40 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1001080376.jpg
Twitter on Wednesday released a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade — just three weeks before the U.S.

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<![CDATA[YouTube Back Up After Users Report Outage ]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:07:29 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/youtube_generic_1200x675.jpg
We can apparently get our YouTube on again.An outage late Tuesday prompted users worldwide to report on social media the video streaming website was down.YouTube in a tweet later confirmed that the site was...

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<![CDATA[New App Gives Families Surgery Updates From the O.R.]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:13:32 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Medical_Surgery_App.jpg
We've all been there: sitting in the hospital waiting room concerned that the doctor hasn't come out to give an update on a loved one. Well, now a new app is helping to ease your mind.]]>
<![CDATA[Dad Creates App to Help Find Gluten-Free Restaurants in Philly]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:12:44 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dad_Creates_App_to_Help_Kids_With_Celiac_Disease.jpg
After his son was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, a New Jersey father noticed it was difficult to find restaurants with gluten-free options. So he invented an app to do just that.]]>
<![CDATA[500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:41:50 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/New+Image19.JPG
A bug in the Google+ social media service left about 500,000 user accounts open to being compromised, though there is no evidence anyone's personal information was misused, the company said Monday.Google said...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Cloned Accounts Message Is Fake; Don't Spread the Hoax]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:37:18 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5861135321.jpg
A hoax that is gaining ground on Facebook has some worried about a new possible hack of the social network. Facebook says to disregard the message. The hoax works by targeting a user's inbox on Messenger, with...

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<![CDATA[Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:47:37 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/961820848-Joel-Kaplan-Facebook.jpg
A Facebook vice president's public support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has set off an internal revolt in the company, sources told NBC News.Hundreds of employees have complained on message boards...

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<![CDATA[Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission']]> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 22:17:58 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Musk-Elon.jpg
Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.”“Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

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<![CDATA['Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:05:43 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snapcrap.JPG
No, Snapcrap isn't a weird bathroom parody of Snapchat.The new app released on Tuesday to iOS users is trying to help clean up the dirty streets of San Francisco, according to its developer Sean Miller, a San...

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<![CDATA[Catasauqua Police Become First Dept. in PA to Have Weapons With Cameras on Them]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:29:36 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Guns+Mounted+Cameras+_30719751.jpg
The Catasauqua Police Department in the Lehigh Valley became the first in the state of Pennsylvania to arm officers with weapons that have cameras mounted on them. The cameras will provide an unobstructed...]]>