Tech News | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tech News

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 01:50 PM CDT

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it (though it's anyone's guess which government or how long it'd take to build). "Just received...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

Texas DMV Warns Car Buyers Against Odometer Fraud

Texas DMV Warns Car Buyers Against Odometer Fraud

A man suspected of rolling back odometers on vehicles for sale has been arrested in Grand Prairie after a 3-year, multi-agency investigation, authorities announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:52 PM CDT

Bulletproof Tape?

Bulletproof Tape?

A company in Maryland has come up with a plastic adhesive that is being used to make regular windows bulletproof. The company's CEO showed the product off on Monday, literally standing behind his work. The guy...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 02:54 PM CDT

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

A new feature from Apple would allow iPhone users to discreetly call emergency services with a fingerprint touch, with the goal of helping people in distress evade potential attackers. CNBC reports on the patent...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:46 AM CDT

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

About 5 billion emojis are sent each day on Facebook Messenger, the social media giant said Monday, World Emoji Day. Many of those emojis might be kissing winky faces, the most popular one on Messenger in...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 03:59 PM CDT

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video of...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:46 PM CDT

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 02:47 PM CDT

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Visit the Netflix and Amazon home pages Wednesday and you'll find more than just TV shows, movies and things to buy. They and other major websites are using space on their home page to draw attention to net...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 01:19 PM CDT

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. The...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 09:08 AM CDT

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out