<![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, 22 May 2015 06:03:34 -0700 Fri, 22 May 2015 06:03:34 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[3D Printers Create Prosthetic Legs]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 12:44:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/LEG2.JPG
Is it the next Industrial Revolution? 3D printing may one day revolutionize businesses, but it’s already having another effect: changing countless lives.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Could Be Worth $50 Billion]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 12:37:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/UberEATS-menu-Godmother-1024x683.jpg
If Uber is successful in raising $1.5 to $2 billion in additional funding, the company could be worth $50 billion.

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<![CDATA[Girl: My iPhone Caught Fire]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 23:34:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/iPhone+Catch+Fire+Girl+Pocket.PNG
As 12-year-old Philadelphia girl said her Apple iPhone 5C caught fire in her back pocket as she walked to school Friday morning, leaving her with second-degree burns. The white phone's metal case was left...

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<![CDATA[Yelp Might Be For Sale]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:05:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Yelp-Reviews-0520.jpg
A report by the Wall Street Journal notes that Yelp is courting potential buyers and could be worth $3.5 billion.

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<![CDATA[Periscope Eyed Over Pacquiao Fight]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 07:24:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pacquiao-Mayweather-3.jpg
This weekend’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was hyped as the fight of the century. Now, a new fight begins. It cost viewers at home about $100 to order the pay per view event, but several...

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<![CDATA[Tech Gifts for Mother's Day]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 08:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_momgifts0430_1500x845.jpg
From tiles that beep and to find your keys to self-contained watering and growing pots for plants, here are some high-tech gifts for Mother's Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Slack to Replace Work Email?]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:18:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/computer+generic1.jpg
Stewart Butterfield, a founder or photo-sharing site Flickr, is the creator and chief executive of Slack, a startup that offers a new platform for team communication.

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<![CDATA[Student Gets New 3-D Printed Hand]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 01:56:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/3-d+hand.jpg
Chad Coarsey was born without a left hand — but after a little ingenuity with a 3-D printer, he now has one. The graduate student at Florida Atlantic University teamed up with his colleague, Charles Weinthal...

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<![CDATA[How Old Do I Look? Website's Photo Guesses Go Viral ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:08:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/computer_generic_laptop_5_640x480.jpg
People pondering the age-old query of "how old do I look?" are finally getting an answer, for better or for worse, thanks to a new website that's gone viral.
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<![CDATA[Tesla, Elon Musk Twitter Accounts Hacked]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:30:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06-05-2014-tesla-logo-emblem.jpg
The Twitter accounts for Tesla and its founder Elon Musk were hacked Saturday.

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<![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.

Photo Credit: SEDS at UCSD
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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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