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Yahoo 'recycling' old e-mail, raising security concerns

Yahoo has announced a plan to "recycle" old e-mail addresses, a move meant to free up accounts for folks who want them but that has sparked privacy concerns.

Instagram video: Vine killer and not much else

After hinting this day would come for the past two years, Instagram finally added video to its arsenal on Thursday.

Addicted gamers are sweet on 'Candy Crush'

Julia Enright often plays at night while watching TV. Billy Byler plays in the airport while waiting for his flight. University student Breanna Reboca, a skilled multitasker, plays on her phone while walking to class.

Microsoft backtracks on Xbox One sharing policies

Reacting to "feedback from the Xbox community," it appears Microsoft is reversing course and changing two key components to policies for its new Xbox One video game console.

Red Cross app offers hurricane preparedness tips

With hurricane season in full swing, it’s time to start thinking ahead and getting prepared at home.

Louisiana police warn about Internet scam called 'Ransomware'

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants to inform the public about a new scam circulating on the Internet called “Ransomware.”

Google seeks to scrub Web of child porn

Google says it will spend $5 million on an effort to wipe pictures of child sexual abuse from the Web and another $2 million to research more effective ways to find, report and eradicate the images.

Can Nintendo get its mojo back?

It hasn't been a blockbuster year for Nintendo, the video-gaming company that brought us "Donkey Kong," "Super Mario Bros." and the Wii.

With ESPN out, is 3-D TV dead?

Three or four years ago, it was supposed to be the next big thing in consumer tech: the magic of 3-D, right in your living room.

At long last, Microsoft Office comes to the iPhone

Over the past few years, Microsoft has been inching closer to making Office available on any device. By launching its Office Mobile for iPhone app on Friday, Microsoft is just about there. Well, kind of.

Study finds that hands-free devices still create dangerous distractions for drivers

Hands-free does not mean distraction free, at least when it comes to using your cellphone while driving. A new study indicates new voice command technology for your car, pitched as a safer alternative, really isn't.

Cisco plans to double the speed of the Internet

Cisco plans to double the speed of the Internet By David Goldman NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If Internet traffic is going to triple over the next five years, as Cisco predicts, we're gonna need a bigger boat.

Would a smartphone 'killswitch' deter thieves?

As violent crime tied to smartphone theft continues to rise nationwide, law enforcers are publicly calling on manufacturers to install "killswitch" technology that would render a stolen device useless.

Facebook, Microsoft disclose information on user data requests

Facebook and Microsoft disclosed that they received thousands of requests for user data from government agencies in the United States in the last half of 2012.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell urges internet safety for kids this summer

Across Louisiana, schools are out for summer, and many children will suddenly have plenty of free time on hand.