<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:13:39 -0500 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:13:39 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Experts: WWIII Looks Like Sony Hack]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/N6P-SONY-KOREA-HACK-PKG---03282609.jpg
The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a damaging cyber attack might look like. Now we know: a Hollywood studio left paralyzed, and...

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<![CDATA[Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:08:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/453920462.jpg
Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup international football competition, comedian Robin Williams, and the Disney...

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<![CDATA["Doorman" Keeps Online Orders Safe]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:42:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/1125-2014-Doorman.jpg
A San Francisco start-up wants to make sure you never miss a package again, or have one stolen off your doorstep. Doorman delivers boxes and envelopes to your door, when you are home.

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<![CDATA[3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:31:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/195*120/11-24-14_Heart-Defect-Surgery-Hensel.JPG
Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of breakthrough procedures at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the now-14-month-old little girl is...]]>
<![CDATA[7 Tech Trends for 2015]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP836878317132.jpg
Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in early 2015 and consumers will be able to get their hands on newly available 3D printers to make food and...

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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:18:37 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[FB Shuttle Drivers “Like” Union Bid]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:11:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/fb16.jpg
Shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley overwhelmingly gave the "thumbs up" to forming a union on Wednesday, after they had complained publicly for months about their low pay...

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<![CDATA[Google "Trekkers" Maps Hiking Trail]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:23:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/1118-2014-GoogleTrekker1.jpg
Google "trekkers" are helping you map out your next hiking trip and get a feel for being on the trail. The backpack-type trekker carries 15 cameras and records the hiker's every move with the same technology...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:28:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Great Tech Toys]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:41:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/CR_Tech_Toys_1200x675_356203075743.jpg
Electronic toys are a favorite gift. But don’t think that children have to just sit glued to a screen. Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine found four great tech toys that are loaded with creativity and...]]>
<![CDATA[Rocket Launch Aborted Over Boat Just Before Blast-Off]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:59:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/15011952803_64c309615d_o.jpg
The planned launch of a rocket from a NASA launchpad in Virginia was aborted at the last minute Monday night, over a possible boat nearby in the launch area. But although the mission was aborted, skygazers...

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<![CDATA[South Florida Woman Tells Her Airbag Horror Story]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:16:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/air+bag.JPG
Federal highway safety officials continued to urge owners of nearly 8 million vehicles under the new airbag recall. But, for some drivers like Claribel Nunez, the recall comes too late after she was involved in...

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Tablet-Laptop Combos]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:58:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/CR+Laptops+081114.jpg
Tablets have been one of the fastest growing consumer electronics. But sales are starting to level off. And the laptop market has been declining for some time. Now there’s an emerging class of computers...

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<![CDATA[Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:47:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-EFI.jpg
A California based tech company has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21...

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<![CDATA[Censorgram Looks to Change Social Media]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:16:38 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/censorgramapp101614.jpg
The makers of a new app hope it will help some kids block out the dark side of social media, cyber bullying.

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<![CDATA[Apple Event: New iPads Announced]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:11:17 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/new-ipad-AP903945536056_0.jpg
Check out the newest products and programs tech giant Apple announced on Oct. 16, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the cameras.

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<![CDATA[Temple Website Hacked to Show Hate Speech]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:11:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/templehacked.jpg
A South Florida synagogue has to deal with anti-Semitic hate speech on its website after it was hacked.

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<![CDATA[Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:13:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/impossible+rush+app.jpg
Fifteen-year-old Chicago teen, Austin Valleskey, partnered up with an Australian teen of the same age to develop a popular brain-teaser app called “Impossible Rush.” With over 500,000 downloads at its peak, the...]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla to End Speculation Over "The D"]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:12:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/209*120/10-09-2014-tesla-model-s-470486031.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to make an announcement Thursday night that should clear up a week of speculation that put "the D" in dramatic and a bump in the electric carmaker's stock price. The electric car...

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<![CDATA[Love May "Hinge" on New App]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hingeapp.jpg
A new app for your smartphone is promising to succeed where many other apps have failed, the dating scene; and it all hinges on your friends.]]>
<![CDATA[College Bans App Over Bullying]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:54:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Yik+Yak+Norwich+University.jpg
Concerns over cyberbullying led a Vermont university to block users of the school's servers from accessing a social media app. The app, Yik Yak, allows users to post anonymous blurbs, including rants, gossip, or...]]>
<![CDATA[New Station Shakes Up Miami Radio]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/shakeradiomiami.jpg
If you’re dialing through the radio in Miami, you may stumble across the region’s newest FM radio station, WMIV 107.9, also known as “Shake 108.” But, unlike most radio stations, this one is locally owned...

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