<![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-usThu, 19 Jul 2018 00:20:32 -0400Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:20:32 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[FB CEO Uses Holocaust Example to Defend Takedown Policies]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:22:39 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/zuck-blue.jpg
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a podcast interview released Wednesday that his social network does not remove posts that deny the Holocaust because the company wants to allow its users to make...

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<![CDATA[This Small Forensics Company Is Suddenly Cracking Cold Cases]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:33:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/April+Tinsley.png
A small DNA technology company called Parabon NanoLabs has helped solve five cold cases since early May with a new approach to genetic analysis that could spur a massive clearance of unsolved crimes, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least ]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:43:31 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/071717emojis.jpg
If you find yourself frequently sending the heart or face with tears of joy emojis, you’re in good company. Those two are among the most commonly sent emojis on Facebook and Twitter.The social media networks...

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<![CDATA[Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:12:00 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/QDrops.jpg
An app that sent alerts about a child sex ring conspiracy theory called QAnon stayed in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store for months, raising revenue for the conspirators and the tech giants, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:51:48 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elonmuskchinatrade_1200x675.jpg
A British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their soccer coach is reportedly considering legal action against Tesla head Elon Musk for having called him a "pedo...

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<![CDATA[FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:17:34 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/892330012-FCC-Ajit-Pai.jpg
Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting...

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<![CDATA[Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:14:59 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-954188922.jpg
After weeks of hype and bringing items from the online game into the real world, Season 5 of Fortnite has arrived.For those who haven’t yet joined the craze, Fortnite is a game available on consoles, PC...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:35:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/936806438-Twitter-logo.jpg
Twitter users, don't despair if you see a sudden drop in followers soon.NBC News reports that the social media company is set to begin a purge this week of tens of millions of accounts flagged as suspicious...

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<![CDATA[SpaceX Tests 'Kid-Sized Submarine' to Help in Thai Cave Rescue]]> Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:00:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/7-9-2018-mini-sub-thailand-cave-rescue-musk-spacex.jpg
A mini-submarine designed to help rescuers bring members of a soccer team and their coach out of a flooded Thailand cave was tested over the weekend in a Southern California high school pool.SpaceX and...

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<![CDATA[FB Flags Declaration of Independence Passage as Hate Speech]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 23:43:07 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/071518decofindependencestock.jpg
In anticipation of Fourth of July, a Texas-based publisher posted various passages from the Declaration of Independence on its Facebook page in an attempt to make it “a little easier to digest,” according to NBC...

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<![CDATA[European Lawmakers Reject Online Copyright Law]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:18:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-758281457.jpg
Lawmakers in the European Parliament on Thursday rejected a new copyright proposal that digital rights campaigners said would have changed the free and open nature of the internet.Article 13 of the E.U.

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<![CDATA[Samsung Investigating Reports of Phones Quietly Sending Pics]]> Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:16:26 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_18052695428929.jpg
Samsung says it is investigating reports that some of its smartphones messaged users' photos without their knowledge.Several people posted online that photos stored on their smartphone were sent at random...

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<![CDATA[Boeing Plans Hypersonic Plane to Cross Atlantic in 2 Hours]]> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:44:49 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/180626-boeing-hypersonic-dk-1331_4061d4979fa1c835a5ca4d76ed2f4c6f.fit-2000w.jpg
Boeing has revealed plans for a futuristic, sleek aircraft capable of flying five times the speed of sound, or about 3,800 miles per hour, NBC News reported. Flying that fast, the airliner could reach...

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<![CDATA[Tech Companies Working With ICE as Border Crisis Continues]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:43:21 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ICEGettyImages-688613960.jpg
Several high-profile data and technology companies have been profiting off of contracts with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for the last several months, NBC News reported. Hewlett

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<![CDATA[Chicago Picks Elon Musk Company to Dig Express Tunnel to O'Hare]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:31:08 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/oharetunnel.jpg
After two reports surfaced late Wednesday night, the city of Chicago confirmed that Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announced the selection of Elon Musk's Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O'Hare...

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<![CDATA[Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:23:51 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_18073783915779.jpg
As the repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations took effect Monday, advocates for an open internet continue to fight the changes, NBC News reported. They’ve introduced efforts to re-implement similar rules...

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<![CDATA[Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media]]> Sat, 09 Jun 2018 13:31:06 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474782114.jpg
A senior judge at the U.S. District court for the District of Columbia, Richard Leon will decide on Tuesday whether to approve AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, NBC News reported.AT&T's argument...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:13:03 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Facebook-dev-conf.jpg
A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public,...

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<![CDATA[Apple to Unveil iOS 12 at WWDC ]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 13:08:32 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_apple0601_1500x845.jpg
Apple will be showing off the company's latest updates today at the Worldwide Developers Conference. iOS 11 brought big changes to the iPhone, and controversy, when Apple admitted to slowing down older models to...]]>