<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.comen-usFri, 17 Nov 2017 12:08:14 -0600Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:08:14 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Toys That May Sell Out Before Black Friday]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:28:57 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/black-friday-toys-2017.jpg
Black Friday is a great day for parents to shop hard and save big, but NBC 5's Samantha Chatman shows us the toys you may want to scoop up ASAP.

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<![CDATA[White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:56:37 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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...

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<![CDATA[Southwest Rolls Out New Digital Signs at Love Field]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:43:57 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Southwest_Airlines_Rolls-Out_New_Digital_Signs_at_Love.jpg
Southwest Airlines unveiled their new signs at Dallas Love Field as part of its customer service innovation.]]>
<![CDATA[Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:47:41 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:05:44 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:11:35 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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."

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<![CDATA[Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years, Hawking Says]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:41:48 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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...

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<![CDATA[Denton Startup's 'Flyp' App Approaches Two Million Downloads]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:55:58 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/FLYP+APP.jpg
Could a Denton startup's big idea be the next big thing? They certainly hope so, as their phone app "Flyp" approaches two million downloads nationwide.]]>
<![CDATA[Hackers Take Over McKinney Woman's Amazon Account]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:03:08 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon-PackageGettyImages-461842880.jpg
The NBC 5 Responds team investigated an Amazon seller scheme that compromised a McKinney woman's account.

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<![CDATA['Well Designed' Email Scam Targets Netflix Users]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:02:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.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...

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<![CDATA[New Razer Phone Offers Gaming With Powerful Display: Review]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:17:13 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/razor+phone.jpg
A new smartphone wants to raise the level of mobile gaming with a bolder display and more power. The Razer Phone, an Android smartphone, boasts a 120Hz display and a large battery to keep users energized...

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<![CDATA[Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:41:02 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+RUSSIAN+ADS+THUMB.jpg
The U.S. House Intelligence Committee released some of the Facebook ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.]]>
<![CDATA[UTA Researchers Use Drones to Help Harvey Cleanup Efforts]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:35:28 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/UTA+BEAUMONT+DRONE.jpg
Researchers at UT-Arlington recently traveled to Beaumont to show how drones can help with the Hurricane Harvey recovery.]]>
<![CDATA[Drivers Across US Report 'Exploding' Sunroofs]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 05:30:47 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-exploding-sunroofs.jpg
Hundreds of drivers across the country have reported cracking, shattering and exploding sunroofs from different makes and models of vehicles.

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<![CDATA[UTA Uses Drones to Help Hurricane Harvey Relief]]> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 06:43:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UTA__drone_planes.jpg
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington used a grant from the National Science Foundation to use drones to create detailed, 3D images of debris piles in Beaumont, Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:17:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twitter-logo1.jpg
As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform.Twitter said in a blog post on...

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<![CDATA[3 Things You Need to Know About the Wi-Fi 'Krack Attack']]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:01:16 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wifi-logo-hack.jpg
The Krack Attack is a newly discovered internet security flaw. It's a bug so vicious that it can cut through secured Wi-Fi networks in homes and businesses.

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<![CDATA[New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:34:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10-20-2017-rover-360-mars20171019.jpg
Now everyone can get a taste of what scientists see on the red planet.NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience that be accessed with...

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<![CDATA[How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:24:30 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cameras_Found_in_Airbnb_Condo_1200x675_1068525123576.jpg
For people on vacation, being watched on hidden cameras in your room should be the furthest thing on their mind, but police are warning people to be on the lookout after an alarming case last month was revealed,...

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