<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usWed, 22 Nov 2017 19:17:02 -0500Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:17:02 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:18:03 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_16_23.Still003.jpg
The FCC is set to dismantle rules requiring internet service providers to ensure consumers have equal access to all online content.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Hid Hack That Exposed 57M Users, Drivers]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:17:58 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_05_11.Still002.jpg
The cyberattack included 50 million Uber riders globally and 7 million drivers in the U.S.]]>
<![CDATA[Living Secure: Donating Safe]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:59:20 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Living_Secure_Donating_Safe.jpg
NBC10's Matt DeLucia discusses the dos and don'ts of donating online so your cash ends up in the right hands.]]>
<![CDATA[Living Secure: Safe Homes]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:33:45 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Living_Secure_Safe_Homes.jpg
NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal discusses smart devices and how keeping yourself connected could make you an unsuspecting victim.]]>
<![CDATA[White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:56:37 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Richard-Spencer-supremacista-blanco.jpg
Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists have lost their official blue check marks on Twitter after the social media platform announced changes to its verification practices.Twitter said...

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<![CDATA[Staying Safe in Security Breaches]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:26:37 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Staying_Safe_in_Security_Breaches.jpg
Complex passwords may no longer be enough in an era of hackers. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal has tips on how you can keep your information secure when companies are breached.Staying Safe Online Starts With...]]>
<![CDATA[Study Shows Families Want More Interaction Free of Phones]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:26:34 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2kid_phone_1200x675_971336259986.jpg
Smartphones have revolutionized the ways in which people interact with each other. But not all of those changes are necessarily positive.]]>
<![CDATA[Staying Safe Online Starts With Your Password]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:23:48 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Helping_You_Stay_Safe_Online_Starting_With_Passwords.jpg
Bank account information, personal dates and medical records are all things that are privately stored online. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal tells us what you are doing wrong (or right) with your password and the best...]]>
<![CDATA[Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:47:41 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sn-prkr.jpg
Napster founder and former president of Facebook Sean Parker on Wednesday shared that he believes the social media giant was designed with potentially addictive features that he believes exploit "a vulnerability...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:05:44 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KesslerCharlotte.jpg
Twitter said Thursday that it will "pause" its verified account system in the wake of criticism over an organizer of the Charlottesville rally having received a coveted blue check mark on his profile.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:11:35 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-512015586.jpg
Facebook is asking some users to send nude photos of themselves in an effort to combat social media "revenge porn."People in Australia who are concerned that a former partner may distribute intimate photos of...

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<![CDATA[Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years, Hawking Says]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:41:48 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/172*120/stephenhawkings_1200x675.jpg
Professor Stephen Hawking, the former professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of best-selling "A Brief History of Time," said Sunday during a summit in China that the human species had...

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<![CDATA['Well Designed' Email Scam Targets Netflix Users]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:02:05 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/netflix_1200x675.jpg
An Australian cyber security firm is warning Netflix subscribers about a scam email aiming to steal users personal information by tricking them into thinking that accounts are in danger of being suspended...

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<![CDATA[How to Spot Fake News on Social Media, Online]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 23:44:24 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/facebookadrussia_1200x675.jpg
NBC10 set out to understand the proliferation of fake news and what you can do to protect yourself.

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<![CDATA[A?: Apple Users Can Update Phone to Fix Glitch]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:10:20 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Apple-Glitch.jpg
Are you getting a strange symbol when you try to type the letter "I" on your iPhone?

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<![CDATA[iPhone Fans Camp Out for $1,000 Phone]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:01:55 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/iPhone+line+Philly.JPG
People lined up in Center City Philadelphia overnight to be the among the first to get their hands on the new iPhone X.

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<![CDATA[New Razer Phone Offers Gaming With Powerful Display: Review]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:17:13 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/razor+phone.jpg
A new smartphone wants to raise the level of mobile gaming with a bolder display and more power. The Razer Phone, an Android smartphone, boasts a 120Hz display and a large battery to keep users energized...

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<![CDATA[Kiosks With Free Wi-Fi, Nationwide Calling Coming to Philly]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:36:44 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LinkPHL+photo.jpg
Wi-Fi, phone calls, device charging, local information, and access to civic and emergency services will soon be available to all Philadelphians… for free.

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<![CDATA[Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:41:02 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+RUSSIAN+ADS+THUMB.jpg
The U.S. House Intelligence Committee released some of the Facebook ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.]]>
<![CDATA[Digital Disappearing: How to Protect Your Internet Identity]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 23:04:28 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dating+apps+cell+phone.jpg
Hackers are out to get identities, passwords and personal information for their gain. What can you do to prevent that from happening to you?

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