Forget pick-pocketing. The street crime of today is "apple picking" -- thefts that target smartphones like Apple's iPhone.It hit at the University of Minnesota campus, which has seen a high-profile wave of violent robberies targeting students' phones and laptops. And last week, it hit at the Mall of ... More >>
Here's news Michele Bachmann can be excited about.Best Buy's stock rose by four percent yesterday after a tech blogger wrote about an "interesting rumor" he heard -- Best Buy will devote in-store space to $1,500-a-piece Google Glass(es) next year.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann wears Google Glass: Top 10 ... More >>
Last October, a Bloomberg Businessweek cover feature characterized Best Buy as a "Big Box Zombie" and said the company "is in trouble."SEE ALSO: Best Buy's coupon mistake allowed customers to spend $800 for $1,600 in Amazon gift cardsWhat a difference nine months can make!
Earlier this week, reports of noted guitar-smasher Prince finally crossing over to a national audience via a South by Southwest showcase started making the rounds. Tastemakers all over the country are finally going to understand what we've been blabbing about all these years! Okay, we kid. In the ne ... More >>
A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
Cat-meme lovers unite for a meowing—or wowing—first-ever event
The Darkness' Justin Hawkins.In the summer of 2003, the Darkness' eventual quadruple-platinum seller Permission to Land had just been released. Before anyone knew quite what to think about it, they believed in a thing encompassing skintight spandex jumpsuits, Ziggy Stardust, and Freddie Mercur ... More >>
For a former video-store giant, not such a blockbuster decade
Let's hope for the Strib's sake that it happens by the end of the month.
The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe