<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.com en-usSat, 20 Oct 2018 22:56:13 -0700Sat, 20 Oct 2018 22:56:13 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Twitter Pulls Down Bot Network Pushing Pro-Saudi Messages]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:01:21 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_18137710760264.jpg
Twitter suspended a network of suspected Twitter bots on Thursday that pushed pro-Saudi Arabia talking points about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the past week.Twitter became aware of some...

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<![CDATA[Stephen Hawking Claims 'No Possibility' of God in Last Book]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:31:23 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hawkingGettyImages-95773900.jpg
In Stephen Hawking's final book "Brief Answers to Big Questions," published Tuesday by Bantam Books, the Cambridge professor begins a series of 10 intergalactic essays by addressing life's oldest and most...

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<![CDATA[Press: Here]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:08:59 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-460862753_10.jpg
Our "Press:Here" blog looks at Silicon Valley culture and business through the prism of three tech giants: Apple, Google and Facebook.

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<![CDATA[Netflix Braces for Investigation Into Workplace Culture]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:05:50 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Netflix_Logo_DigitalVideo.jpg
Netflix executives have been telling employees to brace for a Wall Street Journal investigation that takes a critical view of the company's corporate culture, people with knowledge of the matter tell NBC

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<![CDATA[Exclusive: Reddit CEO Talks Fending Off Russian Interference]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:44:18 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/207*120/RedditRussianHacking.jpg
Reddit, the fifth-most visited U.S. website, according to the analytics firm Alexa, has been on the offensive against suspicious accounts linked to Russia, which its CEO Steve Huffman said have attempted to put...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Releases Data on Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:44:40 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1001080376.jpg
Twitter on Wednesday released a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade — just three weeks before the U.S.

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<![CDATA[YouTube Back Up After Users Report Outage ]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:07:29 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/youtube_generic_1200x675.jpg
We can apparently get our YouTube on again.An outage late Tuesday prompted users worldwide to report on social media the video streaming website was down.YouTube in a tweet later confirmed that the site was...

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<![CDATA[50 Scientists Walk Into Bars Around San Diego to Answer Questions]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 05:52:48 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/226*120/sceintistsinabar.JPG
What do you get when two scientists walk into a bar? The Fleet Science Center is answering that question with their quarterly event Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Shark Sonar Being Tested Off Southern California Coast]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:55:05 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Shark_Detection_System_Launches_in_Newport_Beach.jpg
A high-tech effort to stop shark attacks before they happen involves a sonar system now in place in Newport Beach.]]>
<![CDATA[Famous Danish Architect Visits Seaport Village With Major Reconstruction Plans]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:50:00 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/210*120/seaport20349.JPG
A world-renowned architect visited Seaport Village Tuesday with plans to transform San Diego's waterfront with parks, plazas an urban beach, a public market and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Tech Giant Brings Hundreds of Jobs to Rancho Bernardo ]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 06:55:28 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/teradata.jpg
Technology giant, Teradata, moved its global headquarters from Dayton, Ohio to Rancho Bernardo. Executives celebrated with a ceremony Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:41:50 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/New+Image19.JPG
A bug in the Google+ social media service left about 500,000 user accounts open to being compromised, though there is no evidence anyone's personal information was misused, the company said Monday.Google said...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Hoax Has Users Concerned About Cloned Accounts]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:37:18 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5861135321.jpg
A hoax that is gaining some ground on Facebook has some worried about a new possible hack of the social network. Facebook says to disregard the message. The hoax works by targeting a user's inbox on Messenger,...

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<![CDATA[Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:47:37 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/961820848-Joel-Kaplan-Facebook.jpg
A Facebook vice president's public support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has set off an internal revolt in the company, sources told NBC News.Hundreds of employees have complained on message boards...

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<![CDATA[Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission']]> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 20:17:58 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Musk-Elon.jpg
Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.”“Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

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<![CDATA['Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:05:43 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/snapcrap.JPG
No, Snapcrap isn't a weird bathroom parody of Snapchat.The new app released on Tuesday to iOS users is trying to help clean up the dirty streets of San Francisco, according to its developer Sean Miller, a San...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Marketplace Introduces AI Technology ]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:07:01 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/193*120/Facebook+Marketplace.jpg
Facebook Marketplace is celebrating its second anniversary Wednesday, and announcing new technology to propel its growth and empower Facebook’s 2.23 billion monthly users to buy and sell goods.Los...

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<![CDATA[Nearly a Quarter of San Diego's Workforce Is Millennial ]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:03:33 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/209*120/computers034.JPG
A new report shows the local tech industry of San Diego could benefit from a large millennial workforce.]]>
<![CDATA[3D Mammogram Machines Help Local Doctors Detect Breast Cancer]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:06:00 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/mammogram29384.JPG
Palomar Health in North County cut the ribbon on a new 3D mammogram machine Monday. It will help doctors detect breast cancer with more accuracy than ever before.]]>
<![CDATA[Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:14:09 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/161*120/robocalls+nbc+responds-1.jpg
As unwanted calls continue to proliferate, many mobile phone users have simply stopped answering the phone. But new technology is on the horizon that could sharply cut the number of scam and spam calls we...
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<![CDATA[Carlsbad Seniors, Up to 92-Years-Old, Learn To Drive Safely]]> Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:39:00 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/driving03489.JPG
Twenty-four mobile senior citizens learned about car safety rules and regulations in North County Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Feds’ New Tool to Combat Opioid Crisis: Data]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:04:24 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SF+OPIOID+STORY.00_00_02_18.Still010THUMB.jpg
Federal officials have a new tool to battle the opioid crisis: data. The Office of National Drug Control Policy's “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area” program is using a web portal called...]]>
<![CDATA['Fortnite' Craze: Parents Hire Tutors for Kids, Themselves]]> Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:37:15 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fortniteGettyImages-1021203892.jpg
The soaring popularity of the video game "Fortnite" has led some parents to hire tutors to learn more about playing the game, NBC News reported. Chuck Cohn, the founder of Varsity Tutors, which offers...

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<![CDATA[Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds']]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:20:58 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/facebook43.jpg
Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that it has provided in the past to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016, NBC News reported.Facebook said in...

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