<![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-usMon, 25 Sep 2017 02:28:51 -0400Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:28:51 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:59:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/166323747-computer-generic.jpg
Hackers breached the filing system of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and may have accessed "nonpublic information" for profit, the agency said in a statement late Wednesday.The SEC, which...

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<![CDATA[Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:16:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/delta+airlines.jpg
Some companies are so set on having workers who know just how their computer systems work that they're partnering with schools to start or invest in job training programs of their own, NBC News reported.Call...

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<![CDATA[300 Drones Light Up Night Sky Over Downtown LA]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:54:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+WONDER+WOMAN+THUMB.jpg
To celebrate the Blu-ray release of “Wonder Woman,” 300 drones flew over downtown Los Angeles in an illuminated, choreographed art show creating some stunning visuals.]]>
<![CDATA[DHS Tells Feds to Ditch Software From Russia-Linked Lab]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:38:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kaspersky-lab.jpg
Federal agencies have been ordered to stop using software made by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company’s ties to Russian intelligence.The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that...

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<![CDATA[Apple Rolls Out New iPhone X on iPhone's 10th Anniversary]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:50:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/iphonex-150525398447800002.jpg
Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, a new flagship model that coincides with the tenth anniversary of the popular device. The new phone has an edge-to-edge screen that eliminates the "home" button...]]>
<![CDATA[Oops: Apple's Facial Recognition Fails During iPhone X Demo]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:52:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/apple-exec.jpg
Let's face it - that was awkward.Apple had an embarrassing moment during the tech giant's much-hyped reveal of its new iPhone X Tuesday when a key facial recognition feature failed to work during a...

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<![CDATA[Apple Announces iPhone 8 and iPhone X]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:59:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/iphonex.jpg
Apple announced their new line of iPhones, which will ship later this year. The lineup includes iPhones 8, 8 Plus and the all-new iPhone X.]]>
<![CDATA[Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:24:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Equifax-Generic.jpg
A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday.And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

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<![CDATA[FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:39:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FB-event-int.jpg
It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday.In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

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<![CDATA[Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:41:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hacker506944962.jpg
Advanced hackers have successfully broken into core operations systems after targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm.Reuters reported that...

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<![CDATA['Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision]]> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 22:58:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/markzuckerberg_1200x675.jpg
The Trump administration on Tuesday decided to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, triggering ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley.The tech industry is known as a place where...

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<![CDATA[Apple's iPhone 8 Event Set for Sept. 12]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:29:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP111004191461.jpg
Apple will host its iPhone 8 event on Sept. 12, CNBC reported. The company sent invites out to the press with a note: "Let's meet at our place. Please join us for the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs...

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<![CDATA[New Wearable Tech to Defend Against Sexual Assault]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:37:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_cn11funmix_1500x845.jpg
One in five women are sexually assaulted or raped while in college. Take a look at these new tools that aim to help combat the problem through technology.]]>
<![CDATA[Man 'Furious' After Daughter's Disturbing Encounter on Game App]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:38:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dad+fb+post.jpg
A suburban Chicago dad has issued a now-viral warning to parents after he made a disturbing discovery on a popular app being used by his 7-year-old daughter.Brad Summer, of Batavia, said he and his wife allowed...

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<![CDATA[Meet 'Pepper' the Robot Priest]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:35:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ROBOT_PREIST_082317_1-150352176110200001.jpg
Japanese telecommunications company Softbank has built a robot programmed to fulfill religious duties. The robot, named "Pepper," is on display at a funeral and cemetery expo in Tokyo.]]>
<![CDATA[Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note 8, Successor to Note 7]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:44:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SAMSUNG_NOTE_082317_1-150351962828700001.jpg
Samsung announced its newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, on Aug. 23. The new phone is the successor to the Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled when dozens caught fire because of a battery problem.]]>