If you're taking part in the Zombie Pub Crawl this weekend, get read to stop, drop, shut 'em down, and open up shop as DMX is rolling into town to get at you, dog! X is gon' give it to ya at 9 p.m. Saturday at Midway Stadium, AKA Zombie Island. Unless you're slippin', you know the combination of zom ... More >>
A Harvard PhD student recently analyzed Google search data from the 2004 and 2008 presidential election cycles in hopes of determining to what extent the Obama vote was limited by racial prejudices.SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota is the least miserable state, according to Bloomberg-- Twin Cities 4th-most peac ... More >>
Google: Still a twinkle in Minnesota small business owners' eyes.Google, one might think, has this whole internet thing figured out. And Minnesota, one might think, is a technologically sophisticated state, wired from corner to corner.As it turns out, Minnesotans have a lot of room to grow in ter ... More >>
Al Franken asked questions that Google CEO Eric Schmidt can't answer.Al Franken loves Google. He just doesn't trust it. That's what came out at yesterday's contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearings, which saw Google's CEO Eric Schmidt squirming a bit under the hot light of government oversi ... More >>
The search is over.Children in Duluth no longer have to live under the threat of their parents naming them "Google Fiber," because the giant web search company has decided to award its much-ballyhooed fibre optic broadband internet project to -- drum roll please -- Kansas City.
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Yelp Foursquare Facebook = Google HotpotGoogle is getting into the restaurant rating biz, with its new launch of Hotpot, a sort of Yelp/Foursquare/Facebook mash-up linked to Google Places.
Google maps already aggregate ratings from other rating websites like Citysearch and OpenTable, bu ... More >>
Photo: christofferlybekkSmile, you're on the assessor's cameraIn a move that sounds like it's right out of the Google playbook, Minneapolis City Assessor Patrick Todd says his office has started a program photograph every single piece of private property in its jurisdiction -- about 130,000 p ... More >>
Matos hips me to the fact, pointed out to him by Eric Weisbard, that Google Book Search now has what appears to be a complete run of Billboard from 1942 on. Just what I want: More research materials! But no, this is a great and wonderful thing, especially the Google map identifying places mentioned ... More >>