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  • Microsoft development team moving to St. Paul
    Another technology-related company has decided to move its headquarters to the capital city.June 4, 2009
  • US accidentally releases secret list of nuclear sites
    The government accidentally posted on the Internet a list of government and civilian nuclear facilities and their activities in the United States, but a U.S. official said Wednesday the posting included no information that compromised national security.June 3, 2009
  • Innovation in an age of change
    The best organizations thrive in part because of a revolutionary and innovative spirit that constantly shapes their strategy. It's a spirit that global strategist Joshua Cooper Ramo says can be found in organizations ranging from Google to Hezbollah, and needs to be rediscovered by many of America's largest institutions.Midmorning, June 2, 2009
  • What does the Google outage tell us about the Internet giant?
    If you trying to do an internet search earier today or have G-mail, you may have noticed some trouble with access to Google. The internet giant is reporting that some users couldn't access those e-mail accounts, or even the search engine for sometime this morning.May 14, 2009
  • 'Four Boxes' comes home
    A much anticipated Minnesota-made film gets its local premiere at the Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival tonight. "Four Boxes" is a thriller shot in Rosemount by friends who met years ago at the Childrens Theater.April 29, 2009
  • Retailers called on to help minority groups make DTV transition
    Local and national organizations are calling on retailers to help people in minority communities with the government transition to all digital television broadcast.April 17, 2009
  • Twitter nation
    Everyone's doing it these days. Celebrities, politicians, athletes, even jurors. Tweeting that is. Midmorning examines the Twitter phenomenon, and what it means for the evolution of the Web.Midmorning, March 13, 2009
  • Savage Aural Hotbed at 20
    Take the driving intensity of Japanese Taiko drumming. Add the rhythmic precision of drum and bugle music. Then place it in a post-industrial setting, and you have Savage Aural Hotbed, which turns 20 this year.February 6, 2009
  • Minnesota broadcasters split on digital TV delay
    The switch-over to digital-only TV broadcasts is a little over two weeks away. Maybe. Broadcasters throughout the state are split about whether Congress should push back the deadline.February 2, 2009
  • New map shows speeds of the information superhighway
    There's a new map of Minnesota being prepared and you're invited to participate. It isn't a roadmap, but a map of the state's broadband or high-speed Internet service.January 26, 2009
  • Avoiding Facebook faux pas in the workplace
    Instead of just seeing coworkers in the office hallway, employees are now running into their colleagues in cyberspace. And that kind of interaction can get a bit tricky.January 14, 2009
  • DIY invention show gets public television premiere
    A new TV show produced here in Minnesota premieres on public TV stations across the country this weekend. MAKE:TV highlights creative do-it-yourself projects that tinkers can do at home. However, one look at the show and thoughts of This Old House or Martha Stewart will quickly dissipate.January 9, 2009
  • Lack of coupons means full price for TV converter boxes
    A lot of Minnesotans are going to need converter boxes to get their TVs to work when all broadcasts go digital next month. The federal government had planned to give consumers $40 coupons good toward the purchase of the boxes, but the program funding the coupons has run out of money. That means folks who haven't received coupons yet may have to pay full price for converter boxes.January 7, 2009
  • How to fix a 'hot, flat and crowded' world
    Thomas Friedman says the current green movement is no revolution, and that it will take strong American leadership -- and some pain -- to destabilize global climate change.Midday, December 18, 2008
  • Threats to cyber security
    The recession breeds more cyber threats as companies pare back security budgets and more turn to hacking for income, according to a tech research firm in Boston. Also, those who are concerned about cyber espionage and attacks coming into the U.S. from other countries hope an Obama administration will hold to its promise to work on the issue.Midmorning, December 16, 2008

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