<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:55:49 -0700 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:55:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Apple Watch Hits the Streets]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:47:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_applewatch0423001.jpg
The first customers to sign up for the new Apple Watch will begin receiving their devices today.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Watch Frenzy at U.S.-Exclusive Retailer]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:54:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-469710240.jpg
Apple Watches go on sale Friday, but there's only one place in America where you can buy one to wear today.

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<![CDATA[Google Launches Wireless Phone Service]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:15:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP125290752356.jpg
Google is offering a wireless phone service designed to pressure major carriers such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless into lowering their prices.]]>
<![CDATA[UCSD Students Test 3D-Printed Rocket Engine]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:30:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SEDS-engine-pic.jpg
The engine passed two key tests - it didn’t explode and it didn’t melt.

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<![CDATA[Tim Cook Hot Commodity in Charity Auction]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:12:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/timcook2.jpg
Turns out, Apple CEO Tim Cook is more popular than singer Taylor Swift and actor Robert Downey Jr. combined.

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<![CDATA[Man Tears Tendon Playing "Candy Crush": Medical Journal ]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:24:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/candy-crush.jpg
Spending too much time playing “Candy Crush Saga” really can have consequences. According to a new case report, a San Diego man was recently treated for a thumb injury after spending many weeks playing...

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<![CDATA[Marijuana Delivery Service Eaze Raises $10M]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:01:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/EazePhotoApril2015.jpg
An on-demand medical delivery service called Eaze has just closed a $10M round of funding.

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<![CDATA[Is Uber Really Faster than an Ambulance?]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:52:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/main8.jpg
Some stats show Uber rides have faster response times than ambulances in a lot of cities. But could Uber really be a plausible ambulance replacement?
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<![CDATA[What Tech Experts Are Saying About the Apple Watch ]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:41:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/465696900.jpg
Pre-orders for the highly anticipated Apple Watch start online today, two weeks before the high-tech time piece hits the stores.

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<![CDATA[Apple's Racially Diverse Emojis]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 03:05:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Apple-Emojis.jpg
Apple has released its latest iOS update with plenty of new features, including the highly-anticipated racially diverse characters.
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<![CDATA[Top Cars at 2015 New York Auto Show]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:52:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/car+show+new.jpg
A collection of photos taken at the 2015 New York Auto Show.

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<![CDATA[Smartphone Livestreaming App]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:41:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0402-2015-Periscope.jpg
Add Periscope as the latest company allowing people to broadcast live from their smartphones.

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<![CDATA[2015 April Fools' Day Pranks: Selfie Car, Twelfie Stick and More]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:29:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/selfie+car.JPG
Celebrities and companies did not disappoint this April Fools’ Day. Some unique pranks surfaced this year that consumers may not have noticed. Here's a look at some of the most creative.
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<![CDATA[Google Maps Introduces Pac-Man Feature ]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:51:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/photoGoogle+Maps+PAC+MAN.jpg
Let the office productivity fall even more. If March Madness wasn’t enough of a distraction, people can now play Pac-Man from the convenience of their desks.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Branching Out Beyond Cars, Says CEO]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:03:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elonmuskmarch.jpg
Social media is speculating on what Tesla Motors' next invention might be; CEO Elon Musk says it's not a car.

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<![CDATA[Jay Z's Tidal Set to Relaunch]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:00:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jay-z-454627193.jpg
Music streaming service Tidal is set to officially relaunch Monday under new ownership by rapper Jay Z.

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<![CDATA[Apple's Tim Cook: "Religious Objection" Laws Are "Very Dangerous"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:22:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tim-cook-apple-fortuna.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed Indiana's new "religious objection" legislation over the weekend, penning a Washington Post piece warning that “there’s something very dangerous happening in America.” The piece, which...

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<![CDATA[PlayStation's Spotify-Powered Music Service Starts Today]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:54:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/72271665.jpg
Spotify's music service is coming to PlayStation game consoles and replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited.

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<![CDATA[Apple Store Employees Learn How to Be Fashion Stylists]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:19:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/apple-watch-new-event.jpg
Apple Store employees are learning how to recommend Apple Watches based on fashion and lifestyle cues.]]>
<![CDATA[Driverless Car Starts Journey from San Francisco to New York]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:44:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/autonomous-driving-vehicle-turning-into-traffic-for-delphi-drive-cross-country-road-trip.jpg
A driverless car took off from the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge for its cross-country trip to New York.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Launches Money Transfer Tool]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:54:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/payments.png
Facebook is launching a new tool to let users transfer money in its Messenger application, competing with services like Venmo and Paypal. As seen in the video above, users will be able to tap a dollar sign...
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<![CDATA[Self-Flying Rideshare Cars?]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:25:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/aeromobilprototype.jpg
A European company called AeroMobil has created a prototype for a self-flying car and would like to put a taxi service in the air in the next two years.

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<![CDATA["Google Feud" Game Plays on Autocomplete Results]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:52:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-03-16+at+12.50.12+PM.png
The Google search bar is well known for its wacky autocomplete results. And now, those results have been turned into an online game called "Google Feud."]]>
<![CDATA[Pi Day 2015: 3.14 Things to Know About Pi]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:15:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pi-97065863.jpg
Saturday is Pi Day, a national celebration of the mathematical concept, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi equals 3.1415… and Saturday is 3-14-15, the only day this century...

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<![CDATA[23andMe Sells DNA Info to Drug Companies]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:01:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*133/82749238.jpg
23andMe announced it's opening up its genetic database more freely to drug companies.]]>
<![CDATA[Is Hello Barbie Spying for Mattel? ]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:12:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/HelloBarbie.jpg
Little girls have been talking to their Barbie dolls for decades, but soon, Mattels latest release will listen and respond. Hello Barbie features speech recognition software that enables conversations and...

Photo Credit: Mattel]]>
<![CDATA[Global Outage Shuts Down Apple's iTunes, App Stores]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:06:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/158329790.jpg
Apple's widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday, frustrating millions of music lovers and mobile device owners around the world. The iPhone and iPad maker confirmed the outages in a...

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<![CDATA[CIA Sought to Hack Apple Devices: The Intercept]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:21:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/248*120/tlmd_apple_tecnologia_620.jpg
A new report from The Intercept, citing documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, alleges that CIA-sponsored presentations told of attempts to crack Apple's security codes for several years.]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran Technology Blog Gigaom Pulls The Plug]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:05:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/om-malik-462854174-%281%29.jpg
One of San Francisco's earliest technology blogs has suddenly folded. Nine-year-old Gigaom released a statement on Monday announcing the closure, citing an inability to pay its creditors in full: "All operations...

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<![CDATA[Apple Unveils New iWatch]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:33:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web_mekahlo_watch_5p_1200x675_410700355731.jpg
Local reaction to the unveiling of the iWatch was mixed. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 9, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Reacts to the New Apple Watch ]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:11:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/apple-event-465689046.jpg
Social media reaction was mixed to Apple's new product, an Apple watch.

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<![CDATA[Photos from Apple's "Spring Forward" Event]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:43:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLMD-portada-apple-watch.jpg
See live photos from Apple's "Spring Forward" March 9, 2015 event.

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