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BOOKMOBILE OUTREACH: Union Parish Elementary 10:00-3:00 (1st Grade, pre-k & kindergarten) Calendar

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Uber for Kids: Shuddle Wants to Shuttle Your Children

Little Suzy has soccer practice. Timmy needs to get to his recital. You have an important meeting. Don't worry, Shuddle has you covered.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:32:47 GMT
Hoverboards Are Now a Reality

A future in which we are all gliding around on hoverboards is now one step closer to reality as a California company has stumbled upon the formula for a viable prototype.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:30 GMT
Watch Out for Ebola-Themed Email Attacks

The purveyors of email-based scams and malware have stooped to imitating the World Health Organization, hoping to take advantage of spooked readers.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:18:43 GMT
Drones Give Archaeologists a Bird's-Eye View of Past

From drones that perform high-fidelity 3-D scans to apps that automatically scour satellite data for undiscovered sites, the past is looking futuristic.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:44:43 GMT
Apple Pay Review: The Re/Code Bi-Coastal Team Test

The Re/Code Review team's overall conclusion: Apple Pay worked smoothly and quickly in all but a very few instances.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:37:45 GMT
Vatican's Ancient Manuscripts Now Available Online

The Vatican Library has spent the past seven months digitizing, and the first documents appeared online for free this week.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:45 GMT
False 'Emergency' Warning Sent to AT&T U-verse Subscribers

AT&T U-verse customers in several states received an erroneous emergency warning on Friday morning.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:17 GMT
Stephen Hawking's First Facebook Message: 'Be Curious'

Stephen Hawking's Facebook has experienced a big bang of followers, reaching nearly 900,000 in a couple of weeks.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:46:43 GMT
PoS Malware Infections Soar Ahead of Holiday Season

Going into the holiday season, hackers are ramping up their efforts to attack retailers and other businesses with point-of-sale malware.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:24 GMT
Apple CEO Says Had 'Very Open' Talks in China: Xinhua

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had "very open" talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:48 GMT
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