<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usTue, 22 May 2018 23:30:03 -0400Tue, 22 May 2018 23:30:03 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 13:47:17 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17290781101684-Amazon-Headquarters.jpg
Amazon is done visiting the 20 cities that are finalists in its search for a second headquarters, sources close to the process told NBC News Wednesday.Amazon's "HQ2" will bring a $5 billion investment and...

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<![CDATA[Teen Gamblers Using Apps]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 07:31:02 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/App+Shop.JPG
According to one school counselor, teen gamblers start out playing innocent gambling games with their family before taking it outside the home. The big danger is with free apps that feature in-app purchases for...

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Bringing Back NES Classic — Again]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 08:43:23 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4-24-17-nes-nintendo-classic-game.jpg
Nintendo announced that the NES Classic Edition will return to store shelves on June 29.The retro NES console was first released in 2016 and comes preloaded with 30 classic games.

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<![CDATA[Schools Make Effort to Combat App-Based Gaming Addiction]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 13:48:43 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/Andre+Rollins+Teen+Glasses+Phone+Reflection.JPG
High school students are falling victim to gambling. While apps are advertised as free, they pull some young people in with in-app purchases where real money can be exchanged for points and credits.

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<![CDATA[Musk Tells Tesla Employees of Major Upcoming Shakeup: Memo]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 12:49:43 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Elon-Musk-Tesla.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to "flatten" the company's structure, he told employees in a memo obtained by CNBC Monday."To ensure that Tesla is well prepared for the future, we have been undertaking a thorough...

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<![CDATA[Tesla's Top Vehicle Engineer Is 'Taking Time Off' ]]> Sat, 12 May 2018 01:58:49 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/teslamodel3AP_18106125253598.jpg
Amid issues with the Model 3 sedan, Tesla’s senior vice-president of engineering is leaving the company for what the auto maker has characterized as a leave of absence, CNBC reported.Doug Field is reportedly...

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<![CDATA[SpaceX's Dragon Supply Ship Leaves ISS]]> Sat, 05 May 2018 13:48:28 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_22_27.Still003.jpg
The resupply ship, carrying 4,000 pounds of NASA equipment, left the International Space Station and before splashing down in Baja, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Political World Braces for The Next Generation of Fake News]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 16:50:24 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phone-getty.jpg
Have you ever wanted to manipulate the facial expressions of political leaders or copy a politicians voice to make them say exactly what you want? thanks to new technology, now you can.

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<![CDATA[YouTuber Raises Money for Musk's Couch, Donates to Charity]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 14:13:44 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BenSullinsTESLA.JPG
Lots of us heard Elon Musk say he was tired, overworked, and sleeping on the Tesla factory floor.Most of us probably giggled, or maybe said "just get those Model 3’s made" under our breath.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Tells All Users to Change Passwords as Precaution]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 03:18:21 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Twitter24.jpg
Twitter on Thursday advised all users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that stored unmasked passwords.The social media company said that said the bug was fixed and that there...

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<![CDATA[Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 14:42:42 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-938093784.jpg
The political research firm accused of improperly gaining access to the sensitive user information of as many as 87 million Facebook users is shutting down, NBC News confirmed.Cambridge Analytica, which...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Looking Into Claim That Employee Stalks Women]]> Tue, 01 May 2018 18:44:19 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18088666533179-Facebook-in-the-Spotlight.jpg
Facebook is investigating a claim that a security engineer took advantage of his position to access information he then used to stalk women online, the social media giant confirmed on Monday, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Twitter to Produce Original Shows With NBC, Others]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:40:57 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/twitter25.jpg
NBCUniversal, Disney and Viacom — among other media companies — will be making original shows for Twitter.The company on Monday announced more than 30 new partnerships at its NewFront event in New York,...

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<![CDATA[T-Mobile Seals Blockbuster Sprint Merger Deal]]> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 16:44:12 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-526664952.jpg
Sprint and T-Mobile have sealed a blockbuster merger agreement, producing a telecom behemoth that values the combined company at $146 billion, the two carriers announced on Sunday.The proposed all-stock...

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<![CDATA[Philly Turns Into 'Cypher City']]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 14:52:34 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cypher_City_Event.jpg
Find out about the Top 5 Cypher City is bringing to Philly Tech Week.]]>
<![CDATA[GMail Is Getting 'Confidential']]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:15:21 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New_GMail_Rolling_Out.jpg
Google is rolling out a new Gmail update for the first time in over 10 years that also senders to set expiration dates on emails.]]>
<![CDATA[YouTube Overhauls Parental Control Feature]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:07:08 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Youtubes_Parental_Control_Feature.jpg
Parents can now choose from a selection of "trusted" channels for their kids to watch on YouTube.]]>
<![CDATA[New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators ]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:21:23 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gmailiconlogoAP_1200x675.jpg
Google is giving Gmail a makeover for its 1.4 billion users with new tools and features, including most notably, disappearing messages the tech giant announced Wednesday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:15:08 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pia18182-uranus-voyager1.jpg
Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of.A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from...

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