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  • Tech industry groups, security experts back Apple

    March 3, 2016 6:37 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A slew of tech industry groups and civil liberties advocates are filing legal arguments backing Apple in its fight with the FBI, including security experts worried about hacking and independent app-makers who fear more burdens on their business. These "friends of the court" briefs aim to bolster... more »
  • Dr. Calandro on keeping kids safe in the age of tech Play Video

    October 15, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local pediatrician Mindy Calandro visited News 2 at 4 with news for parents about establishing healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship for children who are "growing up digital." The American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP), provides some guidelines to help parents manage the ever-evolving digital... more »
  • Louisiana Tech student-athlete killed in accident

    August 16, 2015 11:29 AM

    MOUNT IDA, Ark. - Arkansas State Police have released details about a head-on collision that killed a track-and-field athlete and engineering major at Louisiana Tech University. Police say 22-year-old Noah James Riche of Madisonville, Louisiana, died in the Friday afternoon crash on Highway 270 east of Mount Ida, near the... more »
  • Louisiana Tech to end fee paid only by female students

    July 17, 2015 11:11 AM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University will discontinue a fee paid only by full-time, female students that caused a student to file a Title IX complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education. Dave Guerin, executive director of university communications, says the university will restructure its fees.... more »
  • Obama to announce effort to boost high-tech training, hiring

    March 9, 2015 2:37 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama is focusing on high-tech jobs in his bid to make progress on stagnant wages in this country. Obama has obtained commitments from more than 300 employers as well as local governments in 20 regions of the country to train and hire high technology workers... more »
  • Seattle company bringing more tech jobs to BR

    December 16, 2014 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Seattle software testing company announced plans Tuesday to relocate from Seattle to the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge. Qalytics's move will create 34 new permanent jobs at the tech park with an average salary of $27,000. Louisiana Economic Development estimates it will also create... more »
  • Newest and coolest gadgets all about sharing Play Video

    July 21, 2014 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chad Rosamand with Best Buy stopped by 2une In this morning to talk about the newest and coolest gadgets in the tech world. Rosamand says the hottest items are those that share your music, photos and more with each other. Check out the video to... more »
  • Best Buy's summer road trip ideas Play Video

    July 7, 2014 8:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Cody Dickerson with the Best Buy on Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Monday with some tips to help keep you busy on the way to vacation this summer. Some of his ideas include a tablet to keep your kids busy in the... more »
  • Three area school districts leading way in technology Play Video

    February 5, 2014 6:00 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Ascension Parish Schools are one of nine districts in the state and three in our area highlighted for their use of technology in schools Wednesday. In the past two years the state has increased technology in school districts, with 47 districts meeting the state's expectations of one computer... more »
  • No. 15 Texas Tech hosts No. 18 Oklahoma State

    November 1, 2013 8:57 AM

    LUBBOCK, Texas- First-year coach Kliff Kingsbury thinks the past two games against Oklahoma State are motivation enough for Saturday night. Last year the Red Raiders lost at No. 18 Oklahoma State 59-21. Two years ago in Lubbock the Cowboys left with 66-6 win. Kingsbury has plastered the number 98 on... more »
  • Tech sessions focus on Islam in America

    September 21, 2013 11:19 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - The Muslim experience in America will be the topic of a five-week series of discussions at Louisiana Tech University. The News-Star reports ( http://tnsne.ws/1aIzPCL ) that Tech assistant professor of history Nazir Atassi will lead the sessions. The program, titled "Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys,"... more »
  • Zachary considers tech park development

    June 16, 2013 10:28 AM

    ZACHARY, La. - Local officials say a proposed 70-acre technology park could bring business and jobs to the city. The Advocate reports the proposal calls for the city to provide a site that companies could build on without having to deal with zoning, environmental studies or pre-construction matters. Mayor David... more »
  • La. Tech Park opening video game incubator

    April 25, 2013 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Tech Park announced today they were opening a new studio for rising video game developers in Baton Rouge to get access to the tools and exposure they need to succeed. They said the "Level Up Lab" would be the first video game incubator in... more »
  • Man accused of child porn, unauthorized wireless access

    April 8, 2013 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office said their high tech crime unit caught a Baton Rouge man highjacking a wireless router to look at child porn. Authorities arrested Richard Wells-Lightsey, 26, on Friday as part of a joint investigation with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, AG's High... more »
  • No. 25 Louisiana Tech's success built on defense

    March 1, 2013 4:02 PM

    RUSTON - Second-year Louisiana Tech coach Michael White quickly realized his team wasn't the best at shooting, rebounding or handling the ball. But these Bulldogs run - constantly. It's working for No. 25 Louisiana Tech, which is on a 17-game winning streak mainly because of its frantic, full-court press that's... more »
  • Holtz brings in first La Tech recruiting class of 21

    February 6, 2013 10:03 PM

    RUSTON, La. - Skip Holtz's first recruiting class as head coach of Louisiana Tech is comprised of 21 players from five states, with a balance of high school and junior college players. Holtz has taken over for Sonny Dykes, who left after last season to become the head coach at... more »
  • Louisiana Tech adds Petersen to staff

    January 16, 2013 4:18 PM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech has named Tony Petersen as the football team's new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Coach Skip Holtz said Wednesday that Petersen brings 20 years of experience at the NCAA Division I level and a background of wide open offenses to Tech's program. Petersen was the co-offensive... more »
  • TV-over-Internet service expands despite lawsuits

    January 8, 2013 12:39 PM

    NEW YORK - The Barry Diller-backed Internet company that challenges cable and satellite TV services by offering inexpensive live television online plans to expand beyond New York City this spring. In the wake of a federal court ruling that tentatively endorsed its legality, Aereo will bring its $8-a-month service to... more »

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