Tech News | NBC4 Washington

Tech News

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

LGBTQ Content Creators Sue YouTube for Discrimination

LGBTQ Content Creators Sue YouTube for Discrimination

Several LGBTQ YouTube creators are criticizing executives’ promises and apologies “lip service” in a new class action complaint. “Whatever promises, apologies, and misunderstanding explanations Google/YouTube...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 04:47 PM EDT

Some Apple Laptops Banned From Flights for Fire Risk

Some Apple Laptops Banned From Flights for Fire Risk

Federal safety officials have banned some Apple laptops from airline flights after Apple recalled the batteries because they could catch fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM EDT

Facebook Admits to Recording Chats: How to Protect Yourself

Facebook Admits to Recording Chats: How to Protect Yourself

If you've used Facebook's popular Messenger app, there's a chance that someone working for Facebook has listened to recordings of your audio chats. A report by Bloomberg found that Facebook has been paying...

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 07:46 PM EDT

Amazon’s Quest for Constant Growth Is Not Leaving It With Many Friends — Except for Wall Street

Amazon’s Quest for Constant Growth Is Not Leaving It With Many Friends — Except for Wall Street

From industry stalwarts to high-profile politicians, seemingly everyone’s turning their backs against Amazon these days. Except one: Wall Street. Just this week, old players in two major categories — logistics...

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 at 08:42 PM EDT

How to Find Your Lost AirPods If You Misplaced Them

How to Find Your Lost AirPods If You Misplaced Them

It's pretty simple to find your lost AirPods, so long as they still have power. Apple has a tool called "Find My iPhone" that, despite its name, can help you keep track of almost all your Apple gadgets. The app...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 04:14 PM EDT

Samsung Removes Headphone Jack From New Phones

Samsung Removes Headphone Jack From New Phones

Samsung used to use headphone jacks on its smartphones as a marketing tool against Apple. But Wednesday, Samsung reversed course. Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ Wednesday. Neither...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and...

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 07:19 PM EDT

Outages at 8chan After Cybersecurity Firm Drops Support

Outages at 8chan After Cybersecurity Firm Drops Support

The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, whose perpetrator was linked to the site....

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 at 06:07 PM EDT

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 22-mile journey in just 22...

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 at 03:43 AM EDT

ID Theft Stings, But It's Hard to Pin on Specific Data Hacks

ID Theft Stings, But It's Hard to Pin on Specific Data Hacks

Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and...

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

Check out the NBC4 Community Calendar!
Check out the NBC4 Community Calendar!
Events sponsored by NBC4's community partners -- and other events happening in our community -- in coming months. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out