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Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 04:40 PM EST

300 Drones Flew as 1 for Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Show

300 Drones Flew as 1 for Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Show

There’s no question that Lady Gaga was on fire all on her own Sunday night, but the singer's Super Bowl extravaganza was made even more electrifying by 300 "Shooting Star" drones floating above in the Houston...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 03:18 PM EST

Tech Companies File Legal Brief Against Immigration Order

Tech Companies File Legal Brief Against Immigration Order

Twitter, Uber, Google and Apple were among 97 companies to file a friend-of-the-court brief early Monday with a federal appeals court hearing challenges to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigratio...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 06:59 PM EST

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

With player safety under the microscope, the NFL and the Texas Medical Center held a competition Saturday for startups making innovative products geared toward improving the game. Nine companies competed in...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 05:03 PM EST

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Should internet users expect to see personal information online? With something as simple as a name and the click of a mouse, dozens of websites will fork over your personal information for a small fee...or even...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:08 PM EST

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., owner of the popular disappearing-messages service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering. That number may change based on investor demand. Facebook raised $16 billion...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 02:17 PM EST

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, and Texas had the highest number of cases. Now a boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 08:20 AM EST

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Two luxury electric vehicles — the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 — fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested...

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 at 04:38 PM EST

DriveTime: From the Washington Auto Show

DriveTime: From the Washington Auto Show

Rev your engines for DriveTime, NBC4's special look inside the Washington Auto Show! Hosted by News4's Chuck Bell.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 05:25 AM EST

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

The American Civil Liberties Union took in more than $24 million over the weekend in a surge of online donations following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, NBC News reported. The...

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech...

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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