<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Mon, 25 May 2015 00:32:36 -0700 Mon, 25 May 2015 00:32:36 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wag, On-Demand Dog Walking App, Launches in SF]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0522-2015-WagApp.jpg
It seems like there's an on-demand app for everything these days.

Photo Credit: Wag]]>
<![CDATA[Hackers Target "Adult Friend Finder" Social Network]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 17:34:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0522-2015-AdultFriendFinder.jpg
A hack of the most embarrassing kind. Very intimate information stolen and perhaps soon to be shared. It comes from a social network whose users now probably wish was more private. Scott Budman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: QBert, Intel Develop Affordable DJ Gear]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 16:27:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/_MG_5272_by+Joysco+Studio.jpg
QBert and Intel are creating an affordable alternative to using laptops to DJ and make music.

Photo Credit: Joysco Studio
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<![CDATA[Warriors' Barbosa Dishes Out Directions in Waze App]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 17:53:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0521-2015-LeandroBarbosa.jpg
Waze may be the next go-to app for members of the Dub Nation heading to Warriors Ground.

Photo Credit: Waze
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<![CDATA[Dept. of Homeland Security Report Focuses on SFO Data Security]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 18:52:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02-28-2014-sfo.jpg
The Department of Homeland Security is warning San Francisco International Airport to keep a closer eye on its data.

Photo Credit: Christie Smith]]>
<![CDATA[Hackers Targeting In-Home Tech Devices]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 19:57:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0515-2015-hack.jpg
Lots of technology is coming into our homes, but is it bringing in criminals along with it? NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman shows how many of these devices are easily hackable.

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<![CDATA[Menlo Park Company Creates Flying Camera]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 16:16:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lilycamphoto.jpg
Menlo Park company Lily has devised a flying camera for consumer use.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Lily]]>
<![CDATA[SF Startup Uses 3D Printers to Create Prosthetic Legs]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 12:44:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Sidecar Starts Marijuana Delivery Service in SF]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 18:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marijuana-GettyImages_698723.jpg
Sidecar's new Meadow delivery service is partnering with San Francisco marijuana dispensary The Apothecarium.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Tech Executives' Net Worth Equal to Dozens of Top Celebs]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 18:58:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/tlmd_forbes14_sergey_brin.jpg
The net worth of Silicon Valley tech executives like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sergey Brin blows away that of top celebrity earners many times over.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Raises Contractor Minimum Wage]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 17:43:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/facebook27.JPG
Facebook has announced that it will pay contractors on its new Menlo Park campus at least $15 per hour and offer $4,000 for paid parental leave.

Photo Credit: Mark Zuckerberg Via Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[A Silicon Valley Fashion Week? It Exists]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 16:19:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/siliconvalleyfashionweek.jpg
The public is asked to vote on whether another day should be added to a new event called Silicon Valley Fashion Week?]]>
<![CDATA[Berkeley Approves Cell Phone Radiation Warning Ordinance]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 23:51:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ts_cell_phone_still_022414.jpg
The Berkeley City Council late Tuesday voted unanimously to require retailers to warn customers of possible radiation exposure when purchasing cell phones.]]>
<![CDATA[Hackers Targeting Starbucks Mobile App]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 19:17:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/tlmd_brightcove_2067658930001_4180567187001_sb.jpg
Starbucks' popular mobile app is now a target for hackers.]]>
<![CDATA[Elon Musk Says He Didn't Scold Employee For Attending Child's Birth]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 16:21:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/elonmuskmarch.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk disputes a book's contention that he was angry at a male employee for taking off work to watch his child be born.

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<![CDATA[Uber Could Be Worth $50 Billion]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 12:37:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Uber]]>
<![CDATA[Girl: My iPhone Caught Fire]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 23:34:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Mark Zuckerberg Could Help With Affordable Housing]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 21:21:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-f8.jpg
Mark Zuckerberg could help San Francisco's Mission District overcome an affordable housing crisis, says one resident.

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<![CDATA[Tesla's Powerwall Battery a Hit, Says CEO]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 21:15:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Yelp Might Be For Sale]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:05:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Silicon Valley: $700 Trailer Parks, $69 Million Mansions]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 19:08:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/siliconvelley.jpg
Right now in Silicon Valley, you can buy a $69 million mansion or rent space in a $700 per month trailer park.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SF Cabbie Shoots Documentary]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 07:40:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/hire.JPG
John Han, a 13-year veteran of cab driving, talks about how services like Uber and Lyft have altered the marketplace in a new self-produced documentary.]]>
<![CDATA[Live-Streaming Apps Spark Piracy Concerns]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 07:24:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Jobs Business Cards Put Up for Public Auction]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 11:10:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP080115083000_0.jpg
Steve Jobs' business cards from his tenures at Apple, NeXT, and Pixar are now up for public auction.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Tech Gifts for Mother's Day]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 08:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:18:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/computer+generic1.jpg
Stewart Butterfield, a founder of photo-sharing site Flickr, is the creator and chief executive of Slack, a startup that offers a new platform for team communication.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg Dies at 47]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 20:07:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/458443938.jpg
Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died Friday night, his brother announced Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Student Gets New 3-D Printed Hand]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 01:56:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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.nbcbayarea.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[Proterra Shows Off Electric Bus]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:08:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0428-2015-Proterra.jpg
You'll soon see a new kind of bus on Bay Area roadways. It won't solve the traffic problem, but it may clear the air a bit. Scott Budman reports.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Starts Food Delivery Service, May Expand to Bay Area]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:30:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/UberEATS-menu-Godmother-1024x683.jpg
UberEATS brings customers food on demand from a daily changing menu, but it hasn't yet launched in the Bay Area.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Uber]]>