Technology

Netflix loses subscribers

LOS GATOS, Calif. (NBC) – Netflix has lost paid subscribers for the first time in eight years. The popular streaming service says it has lost 126,000 paid subscribers in the United States. Analysts had expected Netflix to gain more than 350,000 new …

FaceApp responds to U.S. privacy concerns

MOSCOW, Russia (NBC) – FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, has denied in a statement selling or sharing user data with third parties. The viral smart-phone app, which currently has 80 million active users, uses a filter to age users’ …

Sunrise Exclusive: Heritage Travel

MEDFORD, ORE. — Heritage Travel is the new trend in the world of travel. NBC5’s Kyle Aevermann recently spoke with Ali Killam from Airbnb and Jhulianna Cintron from 23andme about what this means. Kyle AevermannKyle Aevermann originally joined NBC5 News in 2012 as a morning producer …

Apollo 11: looking back

(NBC News) – On July 16, 1969, the fires of celestial science lifted three men from the surface of the Earth and toward the greatest exploration in human history. But as the name of the mission indicates, it took many steps to …

Fourth of July phone dangers

(NBC News) – Fourth of July is the most dangerous time for your smartphone, with drowned phones being the most common complaint. According to gadget insurance company Asurion, this holiday weekend will bring a spike in claims for cracked screens, lost phones …

FTC announces robcall crackdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBCNC) – Robocalls are annoying at best. At worst, they’re scams that cost Americans millions of dollars each year. Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission said it’s cracking down on some of the worst offenders. Jerry Wilds is still reeling from …

Oregon DHS data on about 645,000 people compromised

SALEM, Ore. – The private health information of approximately 645,000 Oregonians may have been compromised in an apparent phishing incident. The Oregon Department of Human Services said they became aware of the breach on January 28, 2019. According to state officials, nine …

Congress takes on “deepfake” videos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – The House Intelligence Committee took a deep dive into “deepfake” video technology Thursday. Committee Chairman Adam Schiff began the hearing by playing several examples of those so-called “deepfake” videos, which are manipulated using artificial intelligence to look …