<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usSat, 23 Sep 2017 17:06:41 -0700Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:06:41 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Lackluster Response to Launch of iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:19:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DKVVWQaUMAA16Us.jpg
The new iPhone and Apple Watch Series 3 were rolled out Friday, however, the massive crowd typically associated with the company’s product launches was missing in the Bay Area, as well as most cmajor cities.

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<![CDATA[SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:59:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/166323747-computer-generic.jpg
Hackers breached the filing system of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and may have accessed "nonpublic information" for profit, the agency said in a statement late Wednesday.The SEC, which...

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Security Robot Company Expands With New 'Bots]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:12:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2017-SecurityRobot.jpg
It’s bigger than a Roomba, cruises the malls 24 hours a day, and is in more selfies than a member of One Direction. But the Knightscope K-5 robot, an autonomous security guard introduced three years ago,...

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<![CDATA[Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:16:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/delta+airlines.jpg
Some companies are so set on having workers who know just how their computer systems work that they're partnering with schools to start or invest in job training programs of their own, NBC News reported.Call...

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<![CDATA[New Hack Can Access Phones and Computers Via Bluetooth]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:37:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Bluetooth-hand.jpg
Silicon Valley security company, Armis, has discovered vulnerabilities that can allow hackers to access a user’s phone or computer through Bluetooth.

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<![CDATA[300 Drones Light Up Night Sky Over Downtown LA]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:54:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT+WONDER+WOMAN+THUMB.jpg
To celebrate the Blu-ray release of “Wonder Woman,” 300 drones flew over downtown Los Angeles in an illuminated, choreographed art show creating some stunning visuals.]]>
<![CDATA[DHS Tells Feds to Ditch Software From Russia-Linked Lab]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:38:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kaspersky-lab.jpg
Federal agencies have been ordered to stop using software made by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company’s ties to Russian intelligence.The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that...

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<![CDATA[Apple Rolls Out New iPhone X on iPhone's 10th Anniversary]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:50:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/iphonex-150525398447800002.jpg
Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, a new flagship model that coincides with the tenth anniversary of the popular device. The new phone has an edge-to-edge screen that eliminates the "home" button...]]>
<![CDATA[Oops: Apple's Facial Recognition Fails During iPhone X Demo]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:52:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-exec.jpg
Let's face it - that was awkward.Apple had an embarrassing moment during the tech giant's much-hyped reveal of its new iPhone X Tuesday when a key facial recognition feature failed to work during a...

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<![CDATA[Apple Announces iPhone 8 and iPhone X]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:59:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/iphonex.jpg
Apple announced their new line of iPhones, which will ship later this year. The lineup includes iPhones 8, 8 Plus and the all-new iPhone X.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Unveils Latest iPhone at New Spaceship Campus ]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:44:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/9-12-17-APPLE-PIX2.jpg

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<![CDATA[LIVE From the #AppleEvent in Cupertino]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:53:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/applecampus.jpg
Apple unveiled new iPhone models at its first product launch at its new spaceship campus in Cupertino Tuesday. The company announced the forthcoming release of both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus models, as well as...

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<![CDATA[Experts Provide Credit Monitoring Tips After Equifax Hack]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:07:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Experts_Provide_Credit_Monitoring_Tips_Following_Equifax_Hac.jpg
With more than 140 million people and their private data affected by the giant credit hack against Equifax, almost all of us are likely at risk of identity theft. Scott Budman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:24:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Equifax-Generic.jpg
A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday.And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

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<![CDATA[Lyft Takes on Uber, Plans to Test Driverless Cars]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:30:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uber-lyft-0605.jpg
Ride Sharing took another step towards going autonomous, as Lyft announced its plans to test driverless cars in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:39:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FB-event-int.jpg
It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday.In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

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<![CDATA[Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:41:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Hacker506944962.jpg
Advanced hackers have successfully broken into core operations systems after targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm.Reuters reported that...

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Reacts to DACA Decision With Trepidation]]> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:58:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/markzuckerberg_1200x675.jpg
The Trump administration on Tuesday decided to scrap from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, triggering ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley.

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<![CDATA[Apple Expected to Unveil Next iPhones at Sept. 12 Showcase]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 19:58:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/fortune+lidere8.jpg
Apple's faithful fans and investors won't have to wait much longer to see what the iPhone maker has in store next.

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<![CDATA[Apple's iPhone 8 Event Set for Sept. 12]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:29:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP111004191461.jpg
Apple will host its iPhone 8 event on Sept. 12, CNBC reported. The company sent invites out to the press with a note: "Let's meet at our place. Please join us for the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs...

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<![CDATA[Social Media Plays Life-Saving Role During Harvey Rescues]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 19:39:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Social_Media_Plays.jpg
Social media is playing a huge role during Harvey, the heaviest tropical downpour in United States history. Scott Budman reports.]]>