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Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Microsoft's AI Bot Turns Racist on Twitter

Microsoft is revamping its artificial intelligence chatbot named Tay on Twitter after she tweeted a flood of racist messages on Wednesday.The computer program, designed to simulate conversation with humans...Photo Credit: Twitter/TayandYou This story...

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

3 US Hospitals Attacked by Ransomware

Three U.S. hospitals were hit this week by "ransomware" attacks that brought down their systems, according to NBC News. The servers for Chino Valley Medical Center and Desert Valley Hospital, both in...Photo Credit: Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothe...

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Critical Update for Amazon Kindle

Amazon is warning Kindle users of a critical software update that needs to be installed before Tuesday, March 22.After Tuesday, customers using outdated software on their Kindle devices will be unable...Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Uber to Cross Border From San Diego

Uber unveiled a new feature of its popular ride service in San Diego Thursday: the company will now offer one-way rides across the U.S.-Mexico border, from San Diego to Tijuana.The service is called...Photo Credit: File – Getty Images

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Pigeon Patrols Measure London Fog

Pigeons wearing tiny, hi-tech backpacks have started patrolling England's capital city to monitor the air quality of the famous "London fog," NBC News reported.The goal of the three-day London project,...Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images This st...

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

'Pigeon Patrol' Measures London Fog

Pigeons wearing tiny, hi-tech backpacks have started patrolling England's capital city to monitor the air quality of the famous "London fog," NBC News reported.The goal of the three-day London project,...Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images This st...

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Pi Day 2016: 3.14 Things to Know About Pi

Monday is Pi Day, a national celebration of the mathematical concept, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter and equals 3.14... Last year, 3-14-15, was the only day this century...Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses fun...

Tech / NBC 5 Tech News - 1 year ago

Hacker's Typo Foiled Billion-Dollar Bank Heist

A spelling mistake in an online bank transfer instruction helped prevent a nearly $1 billion heist last month involving the Bangladesh central bank and the New York Federal Reserve, banking officials said...Photo Credit: Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Pho...