<![CDATA[NBC New York - Tech News]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usSat, 20 Apr 2019 16:51:54 -0400Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:51:54 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:24:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Zuckerberg-GettyImages-944827400.jpg
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting...

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<![CDATA[Lyft Pulls E-Bikes From 3 Major Cities After Braking Issues]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 04:51:51 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Lyft-Bikes-GettyImages-1133503747.jpg
Rideshare company Lyft is temporarily pulling its electric bicycles from three major cities after some riders reported braking issues, NBC News reported.The e-bikes, which can be powered with electricity or by...

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<![CDATA[Elon Musk Releases Rap Single About Harambe the Gorilla]]> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 17:56:40 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/musk+harambe+song.jpg
Idiosyncratic Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk released a surprise rap song about Harambe, the gorilla that was killed by zookeepers after a toddler fell into his enclosure in 2016.Musk tweeted a link to...

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<![CDATA[The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple's New Services]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:23:08 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Apple-AP_19084690390128.jpg
It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news...

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<![CDATA[Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 06:44:25 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Medtronic-AP_100824155145.jpg
The world's largest medical device company has acknowledged that many of its implanted cardiac defibrillators use an unencrypted wireless protocol that could allow an attacker to change the settings of...

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<![CDATA[New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:43:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/03302019RoboCalls_6508231.JPG
Technology that could silence illegal scam and spam robocallers has passed a major test, and is now just months away from arriving on your phone.On Wednesday, AT&T and Comcast announced they had completed the...

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<![CDATA[East Coast Texting Outage Affects 'Ton' of Verizon Customers]]> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:29:44 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/verizoin+outage.jpg
A widespread Verizon wireless network issue left "a ton" of East Coast users unable to send or receive text messages early Tuesday, the company confirmed via Twitter as it responded to a series of frustrated...

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<![CDATA[Calif. to Give 'Future-Proof' Upgrades to 911 Call Centers]]> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:39:36 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/new+call+911+center+image.jpg
The state of California will overhaul all of its emergency call centers with a new technology in hopes of improving its location accuracy and situational awareness.RapidDeploy is a new, cloud-based system that...]]>