New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades attract close to a million visitors each year, but it's not all glitz and glamour -- arrests for public urination, often due to a lack of facilities, are common.
The popularity of social networks -- where people share much of their lives online with friends and acquaintances -- has spawned the growth of alternative "anti-social networks."
March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.
UltimEyes gives the user a series of trains the brain to adapt to vision changes, just like the body exercises.
A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.
Wine lovers can rejoice: a new device is bringing convenient wine making to the kitchen.
Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.
The folks at Oscar Mayer have developed an iPhone app and dongle that will make sizzling sounds and release a bacon scent when your alarm goes off.
Potholes? Parking? Mayors of Mexico City, Los Angeles compare apps on their smartphones
Cycloramic just may be the app that you never knew you needed. See video of how it works to give you 180-degree or 360-degree panoramic photo images or video, hands-free.
Starting this week, Apple is testing its new CarPlay system, which allows drivers to access iTunes hands-free. See which cars will have the service initially.
Shoveling this we,, heavy snow can be difficult for people who are healthy -- it can be impossible for those who are disabled or injured. A new web service aims to match up people who need to be shoveled out with people who can help.
Disney launches digital movies app, coinciding with release of 'Frozen'
A newly unveiled smartphone offers encrypted communications, but even its developer says there is no such thing as an NSA-proof phone.
There seems to be an app for everything these days, and soon there will be one to fight bad parking tickets.
Parents can keep tabs on what their children are doing online, and with whom they're doing it, with a web-based monitoring system developed by a Northern Virginia company.
Apple announced a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads that also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X.
A new study ranks the duration of sex by state. Locally, which jurisdiction do you suppose would have the most loving?
When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.
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