<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usTue, 12 Dec 2017 10:46:05 -0800Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:46:05 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tech Companies Hire Models to Attend Holiday Parties: Report]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:57:22 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/184*120/GettyImages-511604371.jpg
A report of Bay Area tech companies hiring models to act as guests at lavish holiday parties is raising concerns.The Bloomberg report suggests that some Silicon Valley companies are hiring models from agencies...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Press: Here]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:08:59 -0800 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.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bitcoin Tops Record $19K, Falls Back Down]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:00:09 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_17333419571929.jpg
Bitcoin surged past $19,000 for the first time Thursday before falling sharply from its record high.In trading on the Coinbase exchange, the digital currency hit a high of $19,340 after soaring through $12,000...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File]]>
<![CDATA['Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:26:16 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-630083944.jpg
Two holiday schemes have made their way back to social media and people are still falling for them.The "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" and the "Wine Exchange" programs are getting a lot of traction this time of...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:16:22 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+HAWAII+ATTACK+SIREN+THUMB.jpg
Hawaii tested a warning siren Friday in case of an impending nuclear missile attack. The test comes after North Korea tested a missile that experts believe has the capability to reach the United States mainland....]]>
<![CDATA[Online 'Typo Piracy' Can Dupe Consumers]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:48:49 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/costoco-typo-piracy.jpg
A man who made a one-letter typo in a web address for Costco found out what it means to become a victim of typo piracy.Last year, while looking to visit the Costco website, Allen Stern unknowingly mis-spelled...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Shoppers Hit the Stores on Black Friday ]]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:25:49 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/bestbuy12134.PNG
Black Friday is finally here! Grab your wallets and perhaps even that tent you used to camp out on the sidewalk.]]>
<![CDATA[Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids]]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:20:47 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/youtube-logo.jpg
“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports.The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Photo Credit: Danny Moloshok/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally]]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:25:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beff-Jezos-file.jpg
Amazon CEO and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos is now even richer, according to an estimate Friday by Bloomberg.As CNBC reports, Bezos’ net worth surpassed $100 billion on Friday.

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:18:03 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_16_23.Still003.jpg
The FCC is set to dismantle rules requiring internet service providers to ensure consumers have equal access to all online content.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Hid Hack That Exposed 57M Users, Drivers]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:17:58 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_05_11.Still002.jpg
The cyberattack included 50 million Uber riders globally and 7 million drivers in the U.S.]]>
<![CDATA[White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:56:37 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Richard-Spencer-supremacista-blanco.jpg
Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists have lost their official blue check marks on Twitter after the social media platform announced changes to its verification practices.Twitter said...

Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:47:41 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sn-prkr.jpg
Napster founder and former president of Facebook Sean Parker on Wednesday shared that he believes the social media giant was designed with potentially addictive features that he believes exploit "a vulnerability...

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:05:44 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KesslerCharlotte.jpg
Twitter said Thursday that it will "pause" its verified account system in the wake of criticism over an organizer of the Charlottesville rally having received a coveted blue check mark on his profile.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:11:35 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-512015586.jpg
Facebook is asking some users to send nude photos of themselves in an effort to combat social media "revenge porn."People in Australia who are concerned that a former partner may distribute intimate photos of...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[What is the Weirdest Device You've Had Hacked? ]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:43:48 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/splendoraisd-hack.jpg
A San Diego State University Professor theorizes that everyone in the United States has been hacked at some point or another.]]>
<![CDATA[Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years, Hawking Says]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:41:48 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/172*120/stephenhawkings_1200x675.jpg
Professor Stephen Hawking, the former professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of best-selling "A Brief History of Time," said Sunday during a summit in China that the human species had...

Photo Credit: Getty Images/ Justin Sullivan]]>
<![CDATA['Well Designed' Email Scam Targets Netflix Users]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:02:05 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/netflix_1200x675.jpg
An Australian cyber security firm is warning Netflix subscribers about a scam email aiming to steal users personal information by tricking them into thinking that accounts are in danger of being suspended...

Photo Credit: AP/File
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[A?: Apple Users Can Update Phone to Fix Glitch]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:10:20 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Apple-Glitch.jpg
Are you getting a strange symbol when you try to type the letter "I" on your iPhone?

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>