• The real Steve Jobs
    Author Walter Isaacson discusses his recent biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs at the Commonwealth Club of California. He describes what he learned about the legendary entrepreneur from the more than forty interviews he conducted with Jobs for the book.Midday, December 16, 2011
  • Military rules guide hearing in WikiLeaks case
    The case of an Army intelligence analyst suspected of passing government secrets to WikiLeaks is turning a spotlight on military justice.December 14, 2011
  • Surveillance Software: Where do we draw the line?
    From individual identity theft to national repression of government dissidents to tracking terrorists, the use of computer surveillance equipment is fraught with political and ethical issues. How do we weigh the risks and benefits of computer surveillance equipment? And what legislation could help us monitor its use?Midmorning, December 14, 2011
  • Facebook hires Gowalla team, will shut it down
    Facebook has hired the team behind Gowalla, the location service that lets people share where they are using their mobile phones.December 5, 2011
  • Facebook makes privacy pledge in FTC settlement
    Government regulators are sharing some alarming information about Facebook: They believe the online social network has often misled its more than 800 million users about the sanctity of their personal information.November 29, 2011
  • From science fiction to physical reality
    A renowned theoretical physicist ponders the possibility of force fields, time travel, and other themes of science fiction. He says many of these do not violate the laws of physics, and could become reality in the next century. Originally broadcast April 16th, 2011.Midmorning, November 25, 2011
  • Industry reps examine Minnesota's future in robotics
    Industry leaders are examining Minnesota's strengths and potential in the field of robotics at a high tech conference today.November 17, 2011
  • Duqu: A New Breed Of Spyware Is Spreading
    It's called Duqu. Don't worry just yet, it's not likely to have infected your computer. Unless, that is, your computer is located at Iran's Civil Defense Department. That's where Duqu has very recently been detected. It's not exactly known who created Duqu, but experts agree that it's so sophisticated it could only have come from a large well-funded organization. This isn't some kid dinking around in the basement, this is high-level.November 15, 2011
  • Facebook founder returns to Harvard to recruit
    Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg left Harvard University as a dropout with a novel idea. He returned Monday with a triumphant message: He's hiring.November 7, 2011
  • Narcos, meet hackers: 2 'anonymous' groups spar
    Bloggers and tweeters claiming to belong to the hacker movement "Anonymous" say they plan to expose collaborators of Mexico's bloody Zetas drug cartelNovember 2, 2011
  • Nokia to unveil new line of smartphones
    The global leader in cell phone sales stumbled badly with its own smartphone operating system. It's hoping Microsoft can help it make a comeback.October 26, 2011
  • Students' financial info revealed on gov't website
    The personal financial details of as many as 5,000 college students were temporarily exposed on the Education Department's direct loan website earlier this month.October 25, 2011
  • Report: Google mulling role in possible Yahoo bid
    Google is exploring the possibility of helping to finance a possible deal by others to acquire Yahoo.October 22, 2011
  • U.S. military drone planes have a virus and no one seems to know why or what it means
    The U.S. military relies on a large fleet of unmanned drone aircraft for surveillance and attacks. Now the computer networks that control some of those drones have been infected with a keystroke-logging virus.October 11, 2011
  • CenturyLink to provide low-cost high-speed Internet
    Another company says it will provide low-cost high-speed Internet connections to Minnesotans who otherwise could not afford them.October 3, 2011

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