<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Tech News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 20:12:04 -0700Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:12:04 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:32:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Helps Decathlete Run in Rio Olympics]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:27:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+OLYMPIC+3D+SPIKES+PKG+-+00004916.jpg
When American decathlete Jeremy Taiwo competes in Rio, he’ll have Silicon Valley technology along for the ride.

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<![CDATA[Apple Celebrates Selling Billionth iPhone]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:21:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-462369662.jpg
Apple recently sold its 1 billionth iPhone, according to a post on the company website.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Security Exec Named in WikiLeaks Post on DNC]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:09:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dnc-hack2.jpg
The hacking of Democratic National Committee emails, which were then sent out to the world via WikiLeaks, is embarrassing for the party - and potentially dangerous, according to one Silicon Valley data security...

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<![CDATA[TechCrunch Falls Victim to Notorious Hacking Group]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:15:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_31488411400.jpg
TechCrunch has fallen victim to the hacking group OurMine.

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<![CDATA[Back To School Laptops: Top Picks]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:34:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TechTalker0722_MP4-146944855631300001.jpg
Shopping for a new computer before school resumes? NBC's Mark Barger has some of your best options.]]>
<![CDATA[More Pokemon Go Crawls Planned for San Francisco]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:03:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/072016_SFPokemon2.jpg
A new San Francisco Pokemon crawl event has surfaced Facebook and is being described as “the world’s first massive lure drop.”

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<![CDATA[Former Tech CEO’s Probation Revoked For Domestic Violence]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:05:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chahal0723_0060_pc.jpg
After being granted probation and avoiding jail time for a 2013 domestic violence incident, a San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday trevoked the probation of a former tech CEO for a separate domestic...

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<![CDATA[Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:25:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/182*120/Electronics+Recycled1.jpg
The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets.Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

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<![CDATA[Fans Find Pokemon During SF Crawl]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:48:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*284/072016_PokemonCrawlSF1.jpg
Pokemon fever surged through thousands during the San Francisco Pokemon Crawl event. Throughout the city enthusiasts caught virtual creatures, explored the city and interacted with other trainers.]]>
<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:50:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Go Players Invade SF to "Catch Them All"]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:38:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/194*120/TLMD-Pokemon-go-EFE-636042181434231287w.jpg
Pokemon Go crawls are happening all over the country and on Wednesday, a gathering of over 8,000 users will hunt the virtual creatures in San Francisco and "catch em all."

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<![CDATA[Twitter Suspends Breitbart Editor Over Leslie Jones Abuse]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 03:46:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-543705532.jpg
Twitter said Tuesday it had permanently suspended the account of conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos, after reports he led the harassment campaign against "Ghostbusters"...

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Opens Fire On 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:29:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemonshooting0719_1920x1080.jpg
A Florida man mistook teens playing "Pokemon Go" for burglars and opened fire on them outside his home. WESH's Gail Paschall-Brown reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Accelerates Past 2 Billion Rides]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 04:27:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uber-generic1.jpg
After taking nearly six years to accomplish one billion rides, Uber reached the two billion number just six months later.

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<![CDATA[Cemetery Welcomes 'Pokemon Go' Players]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:23:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pokemon+go+cemetery.jpg
A Michigan cemetery is welcoming "Pokemon Go" players with open arms, but that isn't sitting well with some families who have loved ones buried there. WDIV's Nick Monacelli reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pokemon Invade the Alamo]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:25:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_alamopokemon0715_1920x1080.jpg
With Pokemon Go preoccupying people all over the country, the directors of the Alamo in San Antonio have noticed visitors paying more attention to their phones than to the history of the landmark.

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Go Ride Services Combat Distracted Driving]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 06:28:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemondriving0715_1920x1080.jpg
Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are warning drivers not to use Pokemon Go while driving prompting "Pokemon Go Drivers" to offer their services to gaming customers.]]>
<![CDATA[PayPal Founder, Gay Entrepreneur to Speak at RNC Convention]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:28:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/495486464-peter-thiel-dealbook-conference.jpg
A war hero, a casino mogul and an openly gay high-tech investor are among the scheduled speakers at next week's Republican National Convention, although Donald Trump is relying heavily on the party's...

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<![CDATA[FCC Paves Way for Speedy Next-Generation 5G Networks]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 06:34:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Mobile-World-Conference-GettyImages-511717806.jpg
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for the roll out of “5G” mobile, flexible and fixed-use broadband wireless...

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<![CDATA[Pokémon Craze Around the Bay Area]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:20:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/GettyImages-5462587661.jpg
Pokémon have invaded once again, and they're everywhere.The Pokémon Go game has become the most downloaded app in both Apple and Android app stores, surpassing Tinder, Twitter and Snapchat in downloads...

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:04:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NES_Classic_2.jpg
Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games.

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<![CDATA[Pokémon Go Seeks Community Manager in SF]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:51:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Pokemon-Go-Screenshot.jpg
Head’s up Pokémon Go fans! If you have a passion for social media, marketing and catching Pokémon, then you might want to get your resume ready.

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<![CDATA[Security Robot Injures Boy at Stanford Shopping Center]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:01:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0712-2016-SecurityRobot.jpg
A 16-month-old boy is recovering after a security robot apparently ran over his foot at the Stanford Shopping Center.

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<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About Pokemon Go]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:05:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Pokémon have invaded once again, and they're everywhere. Since the Pokémon Go app launched on iOS and Android six days ago people have been catching the creatures anywhere from the Empire State Building to...

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<![CDATA[Families Sue Facebook Over Palestinian Attacks]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:34:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/187265573-facebook-generic.jpg
Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Leads to Injuries]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:10:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/209*120/Pokemon+Go.jpg
Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.

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<![CDATA[Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Gets Account Hacked]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 22:32:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/mas-ricos-10.jpg
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is latest victim in a string of high-profile social media hackings, with the prankster who hacked the mogul's account bragging that he did it as a way of "testing" the site's security.

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<![CDATA[Video Streaming Apps to Combat Police Violence]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/suicidio+periscope.jpg
In the wake of a flood of news about police beatings, especially dealing with the African-American community, tech companies find themselves on the front line of the battle.

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<![CDATA[NASA to Deploy Flying Laboratory]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 05:19:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/205*120/07-07-2016-dc-8-nasa-1.jpg
When it comes to research, NASA's DC-8 jetliner is the only way to fly. The plane resembles a typical commercial airliner from the outside, except for the giant NASA logo on its tail.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Model X Involved in Crash Allegedly in Autonomous Mode]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:32:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tesla-Model-X-SUV-AP_934450583964.jpg
Just when we were beginning to see lots of the new Tesla Model X's on the road, another crash — this one with the electric SUV reportedly in autonomous mode.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Tech in Place in Rio]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:19:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cisco5.jpg
Tech giant Cisco is, as you read this, assembling and testing the Olympic tech center in Rio.

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<![CDATA[Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots']]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:57:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-4844780722.jpg
The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive...

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<![CDATA[Robot-Powered Burger Joint Makes a Beeline For SF]]> Sat, 02 Jul 2016 15:28:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burger8.jpg
Move over, humans. A robot-operated restaurant is headed for the Bay Area.

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