• Marketplace Tech Report: New implants make vision possible
    A new type of device placed in the eye is bringing vision to people who were not otherwise able to see. It's far from simple and doesn't offer 20/20 eyesight, but it's making a huge difference in people's lives.March 29, 2011
  • Marketplace Tech Report: Is everything too Googlized?
    Google is an incredibly powerful company. Not just in terms of how much it knows, but in terms of how much we rely on it to present that knowledge.March 28, 2011
  • Grand Marais wants broadband to open doors but not wreck the allure of remoteness
    At least by some measures, Cook County in far northeastern Minnesota, has the worst Internet service in the state. Thanks to federal stimulus dollars, this is poised to change. But residents hope high-speed won't change everything about this remote, beautiful county.March 24, 2011
  • Clay Coyote Pottery finds success online
    Tom Wirt and Betsy Price live in rural Minnesota, but easy access to broadband internet has allowed them to build a thriving business that has customers all over the country and the world.March 24, 2011
  • A primer on broadband
    What is broadband? Put simply, the term "broadband" refers to a high-speed connection to the Internet. But the answer to the question doesn't stay simple.March 24, 2011
  • Who should build the next generation of high-speed networks?
    Across rural Minnesota, cities, counties, cooperatives and companies are planning or building broadband internet networks. The goal is to provide even those who live in the remotest parts of the state with high-speed internet in order to foster job growth, better health care and increased educational opportunities. The most optimistic observers think telecommuting and other internet-based endeavors could help stabilize the populations of rural areas.March 24, 2011
  • How to make a good idea great
    Guy Kawasaki is a man of the moment and a man of the future. He helped Apple achieve dominance, became a successful entrepreneur, and now is a Twitter sensation. His 10th book explains how to influence people while maintaining high ethical standards.Midmorning, March 21, 2011
  • What AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile could mean for customers
    AT&T Inc. has agreed to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion, but the deal isn't set to close until a year from now, and it will likely face tough regulatory scrutiny.March 21, 2011
  • AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion
    AT&T Inc. said Sunday it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion that would make it the largest cellphone company in the U.S.March 21, 2011
  • Dayton wants to meet with Hutchinson Tech over layoffs
    Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to meet with Hutchinson Technology officials to discuss the company's plans to cut hundreds of jobs in the coming months.March 9, 2011
  • Hutchinson braces for economic jolt after layoff news
    Hutchinson Technology says its headquarters will stay in Hutchinson, along with around 500 jobs held by executives and those doing research and development.March 9, 2011
  • Industry pressures weigh on Hutchinson Tech in job cuts
    Hutchinson Technology, a big regional employer based in the south central Minnesota city is cutting hundreds of jobs, again, this time as many as 900.March 8, 2011
  • New Minnesota broadband report makes disparity clear
    The state Commerce Department and the organization Connect Minnesota on Thursday are going to unveil the latest report on the status of broadband availability in the state, and it shows again the wide disparity in access to the Internet around the state.February 23, 2011
  • National broadband map shows areas lacking good Internet access
    As many as one in 10 Americans can't get Internet connections that are fast enough for common online activities such as watching video or teleconferencing, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. It unveiled a detailed online map showing what types of high-speed Internet connections are available in every last corner of the country.February 17, 2011
  • Lake County dumps high-speed Internet consultant
    Lake County commissioners voted Tuesday to break ties with National Public Broadband, the a St. Paul company that's worked for two years helping the county secure $66 million in federal funding.February 9, 2011

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