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  • Enterprising Single Professionals Night & Senior Computer Classes Play Video

    November 29, 2013 7:44 AM

    The Family Strong Foundation is hosting a Enterprising Single Professional's Night December 6, 2013 at 9 p.m. Professional singles from all over Acadiana will come together for an evening of dinner, networking, and ice breaker games all for a good cause; 100% of the proceeds support the Family Strong Foundation.... more »
  • Mandeville computer company gets $11M DoD contract

    February 14, 2012 9:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mandeville company has an $11.4 million, five-year federal contract for computer maintenance and support. The U.S. Defense Department said Monday that the contract with A-B Computer Solutions Inc. runs through Jan. 31, 2017. It says A-B was one of three companies that submitted bids through... more »
  • Man gets prison time for computer scam

    February 3, 2012 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 41-year-old Denham Springs man has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to a charge that he participated in a scheme to steal $157,366 from Southern University. The Advocate reports Scott D. Woodall was information technologies director... more »
  • Officials: Computer outage at Wyo. nuke site

    October 26, 2010 9:38 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A computer failure caused a break in communication with 50 nuclear missiles at Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming over the weekend, military officials said Tuesday. The officials said the break occurred Saturday and lasted about 45 minutes. The White House was briefed about the failure Tuesday... more »
  • Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers

    April 28, 2010 9:43 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an April 12 th burglary, which occurred in the 200 block of Ren Loop just south of Rayne. Entry was made by force through a rear door.... more »
  • Government urged to take more active role in securing internet

    February 24, 2010 8:28 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internet isn't a government entity, rather a network of interconnected computer systems. But industry experts say the U.S. government needs to take a more active role in making sure that the Internet remains secure. The analysts note as business and government rely more on the Internet,... more »
  • 2 Louisiana broadband systems get federal money

    February 18, 2010 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has awarded grants and loans totaling $33.5 million to two Louisiana broadband companies to expand high-speed Internet into rural areas. The money comes from the federal economic stimulus program. Allen's TV Cable, Inc., which serves Morgan City and several other areas, received a... more »
  • St. Landry Man Arrested For Computer Aided Solicitation

    January 28, 2010 4:02 PM

    On May 29, 2009, The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to an adult male from out of state contacting a juvenile female resident of St. Landry Parish, via the internet for sexual purposes. Detectives with the St. Landry Parish Internet Sex Crimes Unit initiated an... more »
  • Food banks go high-tech to help

    November 30, 2009 9:14 AM

    SEATTLE (AP) - Food banks are known for providing a helping hand to those who need it. But these days, those community pantries are getting a helping hand from technology. Food banks are taking advantage of things like databases, bar coding, GPS tracking and automated warehouses as they share their... more »
  • Conquest of the Coastlands

    November 23, 2009 11:16 AM

    UL's Center for Innovative Learning and Assessment Technologies is working on a variety of science-based educational video games for middle school students. I spoke with the director, Doctor Douglas Williams, about its most recent game called Conquest of the Coastlands. Williams says that educational video games are a much more... more »
  • No major fixes for Windows 7

    November 12, 2009 2:21 PM

    SEATTLE (AP) - So far, so good for Microsoft's newest operating system for the personal computer. The new OS has reached its first few weeks on the market without the need for any security fixes. Windows 7 was released on October 22 and in the latest round of security patches... more »
  • Morgan City man arrested for in-home counterfeit device

    November 11, 2009 12:56 PM

    The Morgan City Police Department was investigating a complaint of an individual passing counterfeit currency in the Morgan City area. The bills were in $20.00 and $100.00 denominations. Investigators developed 66-year-old Gary Click as a suspect and conducted a search of his home. During the search Investigators located and seized... more »
  • UL Oliver Hall Dedication

    October 30, 2009 7:33 PM

    COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING NAMED FOR JAMES R. OLIVER LAFAYETTE - Wilson Dietz first met Dr. James R. Oliver when Dietz was a high school student in Egan, La. "In 1946, when he was a fighter pilot, he buzzed our high school," Dietz recalled. "He later took some of... more »
  • Iberia Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Pornography

    October 13, 2009 2:57 PM

    After a joint investigation with the Louisiana State Police, the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office has arrested Sergeant Keith Koen of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office for pornography involving juveniles. Sgt. Koen was assigned to the Support Services Division since July 2008 but immediately submitted his resignation upon his arrest. Investigators... more »
  • Flu, How Bad? Interactive Web site to help quantify flu severity

    October 7, 2009 9:13 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - So you think you've got swine flu? Now there's help at the click of your computer mouse. An interactive Web site is being offered to help people decide just how bad their case is. Microsoft is teaming up with Emory University to offer the online help, designed... more »

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