<![CDATA[NBC New York - Tech News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 25 Feb 2018 17:01:32 -0500Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:01:32 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Snap Shares Fall 7 Percent After Kylie Jenner Slams Redesign]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:36:37 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kyliejennerevent_1200x675.jpg
Tech giant Snap shares dropped nearly 7 percent on Thursday, after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted to her 24.5 million Twitter followers that she is no longer using the popular app due to design changes, CNBC...

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<![CDATA[Redheads, Superheroes and Feet Among the New Emojis for 2018]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:29:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/EMOJI+20181.jpg
This year’s new emojis have been revealed, and they’re showing love to a variety of yet-represented hairstyles, as well as superheroes, human limbs, and science, among other animals, foods and random everyday...

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<![CDATA[What Will Happen to the Tesla SpaceX Shot Into Space?]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:44:56 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_18037818136560.jpg
After the Tesla Roadster hitched a ride into orbit on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday, experts are predicting smooth sailing for the cherry red convertible, NBC News reported.The car's current trajectory...

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<![CDATA[Smart TV Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:52:26 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-123351234.jpg
Millions of smart TVs sitting in family living rooms are vulnerable to hackers taking control — and could be tracking the household's personal viewing habits much more closely than their owners realize...

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<![CDATA[SpaceX Launches World's Biggest Rocket]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:58:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SPACE+X.00_00_06_27.Still006.jpg
SpaceX has successfully launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, into orbit.]]>
<![CDATA[SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Ready for Liftoff]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:20:36 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_spacexam0206_1500x845.jpg
After years of tests, delays and setbacks, SpaceX is poised to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket, designed to be the most powerful rocket in the world and the first step toward returning astronauts to the moon...]]>
<![CDATA[Study of Rats Reveals Cellphone Radiation Risk Is Low]]> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:53:23 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_cellstudy0202_1920x1080.jpg
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found low risk of radiations affecting human bodies, according to a new study that exposed rats and mice to high levels of radio frequency radiation nine hours...]]>
<![CDATA[Alexa on Eagles Win: 'Woo-Hoo!']]> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:38:37 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/20180205+Alexa.jpg
Amazon's Alexa is celebrating with Eagles fans everywhere.]]>
<![CDATA[Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Are Already Sold Out]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:06:01 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/855370170-elon-musk-sept-space-x.jpg
Elon Musk has a hot new product on his hands. The Los Angeles entrepreneur, who also leads Tesla and SpaceX, has been advertising flamethrowers sold by his tunnel-boring business Boring Co., and they've...

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<![CDATA[1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda]]> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:48:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Getty-Twitter-logo.jpg
The number of Twitter users who may have interacted with Russian propaganda accounts during the months leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election has "expanded" to at least 1.4 million, the company...

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<![CDATA[Over 60,000 Facebook Users Agreed to Fake Events by Russians]]> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:30:49 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/facebookhearingSenateintel_1200x675.jpg
Facebook admitted in a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee this month how it may have unintentionally recommended Russian propaganda on its social network to some users, CNBC reported. Facebook said in

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<![CDATA[ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database]]> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 22:11:54 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/TLMD-NY-ICE.jpg
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has finalized a contract with a Bay Area-based company that gives the agency access to location-tracking information for license plates across the country.The data will come...

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<![CDATA[Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:08:48 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/marc-benioff.jpg
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff suggested Tuesday that the government should step in to regulate Facebook and other social media companies the same way the government regulates tobacco companies."Here's a product:...

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<![CDATA[Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:52:11 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/192*120/TLMD-apple-jun-5-2017-GettyImages-692685122.jpg
Apple's smart speaker HomePod will go on sale on Feb. 9, with pre-orders available starting Friday, CNBC reported. The HomePod is seen as Siri's answer to Amazon's Alexa, though Apple has emphasized the...

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<![CDATA[Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:06:10 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_bitcoin0119_1920x1080.jpg
Bitcoin is a financial buzzword, but what is it? And should you invest?Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be confusing.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Cost Nearly 20 Percent]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:40:13 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/amazon+option.jpg
Amazon announced Friday that it raised its monthly Prime membership cost from $10.99 to $12.99, an 18 percent increase, CNBC reported.New members will begin paying the increased monthly price immediately, and...

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<![CDATA[Shock Fears Prompt Major Recall for Digital Camera Plugs]]> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:20:13 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/digital+cams.jpg
A major New York-based camera maker is recalling nearly 300,000 power adapter wall plugs sold with digital cameras nationwide over concerns about a potential shock hazard, the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism]]> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:19:55 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FBthumbsup_1200x675.jpg
Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported.

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<![CDATA[Bitcoin Falls Below $10,000 for 1st Time Since November]]> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:53:47 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-887657608.jpg
Bitcoin fell below $10,000 for the first time since November, with more than $36 billion of value being wiped off the cryptocurrency in the last day, CNBC reported.The world's largest cryptocurrency dived...

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