<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Tech News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:23:20 -0400Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:23:20 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:32:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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<![CDATA[Apple Has Sold Over 1B iPhones]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:21:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-462369662.jpg
Apple recently sold its billionth iPhone, the Cupertino, California--based company announced in a blog post Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Back To School Laptops: Top Picks]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:34:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TechTalker0722_MP4-146944855631300001.jpg
Shopping for a new computer before school resumes? NBC's Mark Barger has some of your best options.]]>
<![CDATA[Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/182*120/Electronics+Recycled1.jpg
The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets.Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:50:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Suspends Breitbart Editor Over Leslie Jones Abuse]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:46:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-543705532.jpg
Twitter said Tuesday it had permanently suspended the account of conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos, after reports he led the harassment campaign against "Ghostbusters"...

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Opens Fire On 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:29:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemonshooting0719_1920x1080.jpg
A Florida man mistook teens playing "Pokemon Go" for burglars and opened fire on them outside his home. WESH's Gail Paschall-Brown reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides ]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/uber-generic1.jpg
After taking nearly six years to accomplish 1 billion rides, the ride-hailing mogul, Uber, based in San Francisco reached the 2 billion number just six months later, as reported by The Verge.The milestone...

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<![CDATA[Cemetery Welcomes 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 03:23:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/pokemon+go+cemetery.jpg
A Michigan cemetery is welcoming "Pokemon Go" players with open arms, but that isn't sitting well with some families who have loved ones buried there. WDIV's Nick Monacelli reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pokemon Invade the Alamo]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:25:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_alamopokemon0715_1920x1080.jpg
With Pokemon Go preoccupying people all over the country, the directors of the Alamo in San Antonio have noticed visitors paying more attention to their phones than to the history of the landmark.

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Go Ride Services Combat Distracted Driving]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:28:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemondriving0715_1920x1080.jpg
Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are warning drivers not to use Pokemon Go while driving prompting "Pokemon Go Drivers" to offer their services to gaming customers.]]>
<![CDATA[FCC Paves Way for Speedy Next-Generation 5G Networks]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:34:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Mobile-World-Conference-GettyImages-511717806.jpg
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for the roll out of “5G” mobile, flexible and fixed-use broadband wireless...

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 05:04:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NES_Classic_2.jpg
Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games.

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<![CDATA[Mall Security Robot Injures Boy]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:01:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0712-2016-SecurityRobot.jpg
A 16-month-old boy is recovering after a security robot apparently ran over his foot at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California. The boy's mother, Tiffany Teng, said her son, Harwin Cheng,...

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<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About Pokemon Go]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:05:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Pokémon have invaded once again, and they're everywhere. Since the Pokémon Go app launched on iOS and Android six days ago people have been catching the creatures anywhere from the Empire State Building to...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Leads to Injuries]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/209*120/Pokemon+Go.jpg
Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.

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<![CDATA[NASA to Deploy Flying Laboratory]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:19:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/205*120/07-07-2016-dc-8-nasa-1.jpg
When it comes to research, NASA's DC-8 jetliner is the only way to fly. The plane resembles a typical commercial airliner from the outside, except for the giant NASA logo on its tail.

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<![CDATA[Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots']]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:57:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-4844780722.jpg
The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_744246684318.jpg
An investor group has requested that Tesla Motors add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive, citing founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board...

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<![CDATA[House Dems Stream Sit-In]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:15:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Periscope-GettyImages-473860588.jpg
The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way.Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone.Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

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<![CDATA[Robo Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:13:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/robot9.jpg
A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

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<![CDATA[Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chi.]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Uber-X-Generic.jpg
Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week."It would make true ridesharing...

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<![CDATA[Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-180483176.jpg
A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

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<![CDATA[Tim Cook Reacts to Fla. Shooting]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:59:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-539895888.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the massacre in Orlando and asked for a moment of silence Monday at the tech giant's annual developer's conference. Cook spoke to the crowd Monday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium...

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<![CDATA[New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:17:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/PeriodicTable-AP_16160694814924.jpg
Four new names are going to be added to the periodic table of elements, according to NBC News.Three of the new elements will honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The fourth is named for Russian physicist...

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<![CDATA[Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 19:32:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/184*120/apple-10-GettyImages-532737516_master.jpg
Some of Apple's core services came back online Thursday evening after an outage that affected the App store and some functions of iCloud, CNBC reported.Starting between 3 and 4 p.m.

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