Tech News | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tech News

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:04 AM CST

Challenge Accepted: National Day of Unplugging

Challenge Accepted: National Day of Unplugging

NBC 5's Deborah Ferguson accepted the challenge to unplug for National Day of Unplugging. Beginning at sundown Friday, people will unplug from computers, phones and even TV in order to relax and connect with...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 07:08 PM CST

Typo Caused Amazon's Big Cloud-Computing Outage

Typo Caused Amazon's Big Cloud-Computing Outage

Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 11:34 AM CST

Bitcoin Value Surpasses Gold for First Time

Bitcoin Value Surpasses Gold for First Time

Bitcoin hit a major milestone on Thursday, surpassing the price of an ounce of gold for the first time in the digital currency's history, NBC News reported. Some investors are now saying this development...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:00 AM CST

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

A California high school that counts itself among Snap Inc.'s first investors won big on Thursday after a booming initial public offering and first-day trading. The company behind the popular messaging app...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 07:33 AM CST

Facebook Beefs Up Suicide Prevention Focused on Live Video

Facebook Beefs Up Suicide Prevention Focused on Live Video

Facebook is beefing up its suicide prevention tools, including new options for people to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live. Facebook said Wednesday that it's in a...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 08:54 PM CST

Uber CEO Caught on Video Arguing Over Fares With Driver

Uber CEO Caught on Video Arguing Over Fares With Driver

Uber's CEO says he needs leadership help after a video has emerged of him arguing heatedly with a driver about fares. In the latest embarrassment to beset the ride-hailing company, CEO Travis Kalanick is...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 07:28 AM CST

Gear Shift Designs Could Be Dangerous

Gear Shift Designs Could Be Dangerous

For decades, cars with automatic transmissions had a simple, straightforward shifter. Some newer cars have shifters that look or function differently. Car makers say the new designs can set their models apart or...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 04:25 PM CST

YouTube Announces Cable-Free TV Subscription Service

YouTube Announces Cable-Free TV Subscription Service

YouTube is giving viewers a way to tune in live to their favorite shows, without a cable or satellite subscription, CNBC.com reported. The company announced a live and on-demand streaming TV service called...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:51 PM CST

Amazon Cloud Storage Failure Causes Widespread Disruption

Amazon Cloud Storage Failure Causes Widespread Disruption

Usually people don't notice the "cloud" — unless, that is, it turns into a massive storm. Which was the case Tuesday when Amazon's huge cloud-computing service suffered a major outage. Amazon Web Services,...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 05:52 AM CST

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

Elon Musk announced Monday that his private space transportation company SpaceX will send two private citizens to the moon in late 2018. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two...

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