<![CDATA[NBC New York - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usWed, 26 Jul 2017 00:56:59 -0400Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:56:59 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Zuckerberg and Musk Spar Over Artificial Intelligence]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:17:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/muskzuckerbergnew.jpg
Tech giants Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are feuding on social media on the impact of artificial intelligence.The Facebook CEO referred to Musk's beliefs on AI as "pretty irresponsible" in a Facebook...]]>
<![CDATA[Microsoft Paint Is 'Here to Stay,' Despite What You Heard]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:57:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/microsoftpaintlove.jpg
Despite nostalgic articles and disappointed tweets mourning the end Microsoft Paint, the apparently beloved application is not going anywhere.The application, which has been featured on every Windows...

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<![CDATA[Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:55:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Joined_at_the_heart-150093339088500001.jpg
Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology...]]>
<![CDATA[Pokémon Go Fest Attendees Refunded as Glitches Plague Event]]> Sun, 23 Jul 2017 12:19:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pokemon+Go+Fest+-+10005609_28152926.png
Thousands of people descended on Chicago Saturday for Pokémon Go Fest – an event that was billed as a celebration of the smartphone game’s first year but instead became a debacle plagued by massive lines...

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<![CDATA[How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:05:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TUNNELS_LONGEST_072117_2-150066193265500001.jpg
Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels?]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hand0721_MP4-150064505952500001.jpg
Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas back in June. Only a month later and the mother of three keeps a positive attitude about the incident and continues to make progress with...]]>
<![CDATA[6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:19:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_MARS_ROVER_072017_1-150058425058900001.jpg
A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at 6 mph. The vehicle was commissioned by the Kennedy Space...]]>
<![CDATA[NY to DC in 29 Minutes: Musk Gets Go-Ahead for Hyperloop]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:50:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hyperloop+one+1.jpg
New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it.]]>
<![CDATA[Company Develops Bulletproof Tape]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:52:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_bulletprooftape0718_1920x1080.jpg
A company in Maryland has come up with a "paper-thin" plastic tape that can make regular windows bulletproof. The company's CEO showed the product off on Monday as he literally stood behind his work.

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<![CDATA[New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:54:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-iphone7-iphone-7-sep-2016-GettyImages-599948224.jpg
A new feature from Apple would allow iPhone users to discreetly call emergency services with a fingerprint touch, with the goal of helping people in distress evade potential attackers.CNBC reports on the patent...

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<![CDATA[World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:46:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-emojis.jpg
About 5 billion emojis are sent each day on Facebook Messenger, the social media giant said Monday, World Emoji Day.Many of those emojis might be kissing winky faces, the most popular one on Messenger in...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:59:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/obama+la+street.JPG
Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult.Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video...]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:47:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/netneutrality1.jpg
Visit the Netflix and Amazon home pages Wednesday and you'll find more than just TV shows, movies and things to buy. They and other major websites are using space on their home page to draw attention to...

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<![CDATA[Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:08:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-amazon-prime.jpg
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...

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<![CDATA[How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:07:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-amazon-prime.jpg
Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:55:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-amazon-airplane.jpg
For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies. A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday.As...

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<![CDATA[An Instagram Bug Is Making Users Think Their Accounts Are Deleted]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:26:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Instagram-Generic1.jpg
Instagram said it is working on a glitch that is causing some users to think their accounts have been deleted. Users on Twitter and Facebook expressed concern that their Instagram accounts had been deleted on...

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<![CDATA[Qualcomm Seeks to Ban iPhone Imports, Sales]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:10:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/iphone6-6plus.jpg
Chipmaker Qualcomm is asking U.S. trade regulators to ban iPhone imports, according to a new lawsuit.Apple has allegedly infringed on six of Qualcomm's patents that improve iPhone battery life, according...

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<![CDATA[Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:14:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-twitter.jpg
Twitter, she married him. It just took a while.After Llia Apostolou sent a joking message on Twitter looking for a wedding date, a stranger took her up on the offer.The two never did end up going to...

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<![CDATA[Microsoft Plans to Cut Up to 3K Jobs in Sales Staff Overhaul]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16300626710205windows.jpg
Microsoft is planning a restructuring Wednesday that will include thousands of layoffs, largely in the sales department, CNBC reported.Most of the cuts will be in jobs located outside of the United States, and...

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<![CDATA[At 10, the iPhone Is Still Changing Everything: Analysis]]> Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/72955624-Steve-Jobs-iphone.jpg
It's been 10 years since Apple launched the iPhone, puzzling critics with its all-glass screen without a raised keyboard.Today, the first model seems tiny and and low-powered, NBC News reports, but at the time...

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<![CDATA[Happy Birthday, iPhone!]]> Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_iphone0629_1500x845.jpg
Thursday, June 29, marks the 10-year anniversary for the Apple iPhone. Since 2007, Apple has sold over a billion iPhones and changed the way we communicate through features like Facetime and HD cameras.]]>
<![CDATA[Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:26:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ubergeneric_2016_1200x675.jpg
A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Takes Swipe at Amazon Over 'Internet Taxes']]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:11:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jeffbezos_120-0x675.jpg
In a new Twitter tirade, President Donald Trump went after The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, after the newspaper published a story about several of Trump's clubs displaying a fake...

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<![CDATA[Victims Still Paying Hackers After Ransomware Email Blocked]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:51:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/laptop1234578.jpg
The email address behind a ransomware attack spreading across the world has been blocked, leaving victims no way to receive unlocking codes for their files even if they pay the hackers, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Announces Classic Edition of Old Video Game]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:51:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DDQlaDAVwAEleYg-nintendo.jpg
Add Nintendo to the list of companies capitalizing on ’90s nostalgia.Nintendo announced a new standalone mini-console focused on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System on Monday, according to CNBC.

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<![CDATA[Behind the Keyboard: How New Emojis Are Chosen]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:48:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Emoji-5-1.jpg
Between wizards, rock climbers, and gender non-conforming people, many of the 137 new emojis coming soon to your phone's keyboard may have come from the minds of ordinary texters, NBC News reported.

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