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Firefox gets into the smartphone business

A new smartphone operating system is joining the fray.

Computer mouse inventor Douglas Engelbart dies

Douglas Engelbart, whose invention of the mouse transformed the way people interact with computers, has died.

Kerberos and Styx: Welcome to the Pluto System!

The names of Pluto's two smallest known moons, previously referred to as "P4" and "P5," have been formally approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

Want to create a mobile app? LSU has a camp for that

Have you ever had a great idea for a mobile app, but have no idea how to go about building one? LSU has a camp for that.

Facebook pulls ads from offensive pages

Starting Monday, Facebook will no longer allow ads on pages that contain sexual or violent content.

Apple tests motion detection features for iPhone

Apple appears to be testing out motion control features that will let people control their iPhones by moving their heads.

With new TVs, size matters

There doesn't seem to be anything that television manufacturers can do to persuade consumers to buy a new TV.

Have a travel problem? Tweet it out!

"Fly by the tips of your fingers." That was the slogan on cocktail napkins that doubled as toilet paper on a recent United Airlines international flight, according to a post on FlyerTalk, a popular online message forum.

Artiphon Instrument 1: Guitar, keyboard, drums and bass, in one place

Is it a guitar? Is it a piano? Nope, it is a crazy iPhone-powered combination of both. Plus it has a built in bass, violin and drum machine to boot.

Windows 8.1's little changes are a huge improvement

Microsoft on Wednesday released its first preview of Windows 8.1, a vastly improved update of its forward-thinking but flawed PC operating system.

A picture’s worth a thousand words…and possible jail time

Love can make even the most mature person do crazy things. Unfortunately, technology has created a growing problem among teens and young adults that can have very serious consequences.

Lafayette prison adds new video system to increase security, provide better visitation

The Lafayette Parish Correctional Center gained a new high tech video system that helps increase security, while also providing more options for family members of prisoners.

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation adds new features to GoNOLA App for Essence Festival

NOTMC has teamed up with Essence Festival to update its popular GoNOLA visitor app, by adding new content that highlights events in the city during the festival weekend, and also makes it easier to purchase tickets.

Mississippi attorney general blasts Google over drug ads

Mississippi's top prosecutor Wednesday threatened to subpoena the search giant Google over what he called its failure to crack down on ads touting unlawful sales of prescription drugs and pirated entertainment.

NBC33 mobile app has a new look now available for download; upgrade in app store

The NBC33 mobile app has a new, easier to use format that’s available now for download.