Dallas-Fort Worth Tech News on Gadgets, Apps, and Business | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tech News

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 04:34 PM CST

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company. Facebook's fourth-quarter report Wednesday...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 03:34 PM CST

Parents Warned to Secure Baby Video Monitors: Officials

Parents Warned to Secure Baby Video Monitors: Officials

New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs is warning parents to secure Internet-connected video baby monitors, NBC News reported. Officials say there have been many reports of devices being infiltrated...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 01:50 PM CST

FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market

FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market

The Federal Communications Commission may open up competition for cable and satellite TV companies, NBC News reported. The FCC proposed regulation Wednesday to allow consumers to get services through devices...

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 09:21 PM CST

Apple Forecasts Rare Sales Drop After Setting iPhone Record

Apple Forecasts Rare Sales Drop After Setting iPhone Record

Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 05:14 PM CST

Clickers Beware: 'CrashSafari' Links Will Kill Your iPhone

Clickers Beware: 'CrashSafari' Links Will Kill Your iPhone

Pranksters on the social web are sending people to a website that causes smartphones to crash — so you might want to hold off on clicking or tapping random links today, NBC News reported. Don't worry, it isn't...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 01:33 PM CST

Nearly 300,000 Drones Registered in First 30 Days: FAA

Nearly 300,000 Drones Registered in First 30 Days: FAA

Nearly 300,000 people have registered their drones in the first 30 days after the Federal Aviation Administration launched its online registration system on Dec. 21, NBC News repotted. Anyone operating...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 09:49 AM CST

Dating App Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

Dating App Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

A feud between dating site Tinder and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation was settled on Thursday after the dating site agreed to add links to sexually transmitted disease testing locations, NBC News reported. The...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 01:23 PM CST

Amazon to Offer Full Refund on Hoverboards: Gov't

Amazon to Offer Full Refund on Hoverboards: Gov't

After telling consumers in the U.K. to dispose of their hoverboards and expect a full refund, Amazon has expanded its reimbursement program to the U.S. The announcement, made by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 09:00 AM CST

SpaceX Rocket Bursts Into Flames

SpaceX Rocket Bursts Into Flames

A SpaceX rocket successfully launched a satellite into orbit on Monday, but the rocket's return landing was a rough one.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 07:25 PM CST

Netflix Cracks Down on Spoofing for Access Foreign Shows

Netflix Cracks Down on Spoofing for Access Foreign Shows

Netflix is taking steps to stop users from faking their location to get access to foreign shows and movies, NBC News reported. Using online tools called proxies or virtual private networks allows users to...

What's New
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