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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:39 AM EST

Young Adults More Likely Than Teens to Text and Drive: Study

Young Adults More Likely Than Teens to Text and Drive: Study

A new study by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirmed that millennials can’t seem to put down their cellphones, even when they’re behind the wheel. After surveying over 2,500 Americans, AAA concluded that...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 09:45 PM EST

Apple Unveils New 'Planet of the Apps' Show

Apple Unveils New 'Planet of the Apps' Show

Apple revealed the first trailer for its upcoming TV reality show "Planet of the Apps," an unscripted series about apps and the talented developers who make them. The show, a mashup of "Shark Tank" and "The...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:02 AM EST

Keith Morrison Is a New Guest Voice on Waze App

Keith Morrison Is a New Guest Voice on Waze App

Keith Morrison and Waze have a special Valentine's Day present for fans of NBC's "Dateline," which is turning 25. Morrison is a limited-edition voice guide on the traffic navigation app starting Feb. 14,...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 04:33 AM EST

Toshiba Chairman Resigns as Company Reports Huge Nuke Loss

Toshiba Chairman Resigns as Company Reports Huge Nuke Loss

Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba Corp. says its chairman is resigning to take responsibility for problems that will result in a 713 billion yen ($6.3 billion) loss in its nuclear business. Toshiba...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 05:38 PM EST

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 01:35 PM EST

Elon Musk Bashes Claim of Unfair Work Conditions at Tesla

Elon Musk Bashes Claim of Unfair Work Conditions at Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied allegations by an employee that his car company overworks and underpays its workers, CNBC reports. Jose Moran, who says he works for Tesla’s San Francisco Fremont plant, wrote a...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:24 PM EST

How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn't a practical mobile device for many people — mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can't find a Wi-Fi connection....

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 01:04 PM EST

Uber Taps NASA Engineer to Boost Flying Car Initiative

Uber Taps NASA Engineer to Boost Flying Car Initiative

Just four months after officially joining the flying car revolution, Uber has added a big name to orchestrate its innovative plans.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 10:18 AM EST

Twitter to Keep Banned Abusive Users Out of New Accounts

Twitter to Keep Banned Abusive Users Out of New Accounts

Twitter has broadened its campaign against hate speech and abuse. The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned for abusive behavior and it will stop them from creating new...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 08:36 PM EST

Hackers Take Down Thousands of ‘Dark Web’ Sites

Hackers Take Down Thousands of ‘Dark Web’ Sites

Someone claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous compromised a private web hosting service last week, taking down more than 10,000 sites on the highly encrypted "dark web," security researchers said. As NBC...

Community Shred Set for March 25
Community Shred Set for March 25
NBC4's next Community Shred is scheduled for March 25 at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Read more
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