Al Franken's Location Privacy Protection Act won approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, meaning the bill moves to the full Senate for debate.SEE ALSO:-- For Franken and Klobuchar, does money from big media mean support for PIPA?-- Al Franken cries on Senate floor [VIDEO]"The bill wo ... More >>
A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
A cell phone app can tell you where the nearest Starbucks is, or when's the best time to leave a movie for the bathroom. Thanks to Minneapolis computer programmer Ed Williams, there's also an app to help you record messages. Messages from ghosts.See Also:- Minnesota's Most Haunted Places- City Pages ... More >>
If you ever find yourself thinking, 'I wonder what Bob Dylan was up to on this date in 1972,' then software creators This Day In Music Apps definitely have the product for you. They have just put together a 'This Day In Bob Dylan' iPad/iPhone app which documents famous events from the musicia ... More >>
In a federal indictment unsealed today in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, the Justice Department says that scam artists in Latvia hoodwinked the Star Tribune's website into hosting a virus designed to trick computer users into buying fake antivirus software. The website's staff thought t ... More >>
It's a salacious headline, isn't it? And it's the subject of a press release that went out today on behalf of the Top 40 digitized crooner whose extensive and unabashed use of the vocal effect has been making pop music more and more robotic over the past few years. "I'm done with Auto-Tune," ... More >>
www.powscience.comMake potato clocks and more!If you have fond memories of your first potato cannon, or just like to play with your food, mark your calendar for Studio Bricolage's Building with Food Party on June 3, from 7-10 p.m. Studio Bricolage is a program from Leonardo's Basement, a co ... More >>
Al Franken wants a word or two with Steve JobsSen. Al Franken appears to have taken a bite out of Apple. Stung by bad PR, angry customers and the promise of Senate hearings chaired by Franken, the computer maker says it has released an update to iPhones to cut back on the amount of time the ... More >>
With a cackle and a crash, Rovio Mobile's Angry Birds stormed casual gamers' hearts like a lean-to made of glass, boulders and logs. Rovio, a tiny computer game company in Espoo, Finland, debuted Angry Birds, a mobile phone game, in December 2009. Since then the Birds have become the number # ... More >>
Jared Allen's already got an iPhone app. Now he's featured on SCVNGRThe news out of opening weekend at Vikings training camp in Mankato isn't Brett Favre's absence -- his presence would have stopped the presses, of course. But no, what's really cool is a social game for iPhones and Droids cal ... More >>
Locally invented iPhone app calculates blood alcohol level but won't stop embarrassing drunk dialsMinneapolis-based iPhone app developer Michael Tankenoff wants to help bar-goers gauge their sobriety with Funtoxication, a program that calculates blood alcohol content (BAC), locates cabs, and ... More >>
Upload an image of yourself to Vikings defensive end Jared Allen's new iPhone app and it gives you your own mullet, "if you're not cool enough to have a real one," he says on his web site. "Send it off to all your friends. You'll get the idea of how cool you can really look." Anyone download ... More >>
Want to know who's playing the Cedar? There's an app for that.
Busybodies fall victim to economy.
Want to flip open your smart phone and see how much energy your drafty old home is sucking off the power grid while you're slaving away at work? There's an app for that.
Gimme Noise remembers the little console that couldn't.
"I had no kids, I had no one, and I just wanted something to take care of," Cheryl Saladis told KSTP as she wiped away tears.
As if his music wasn't unnerving enough-- Reznor's new tech venture is a veritable spy tool.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
If you are desperate enough to pay for sex, you'll be busted and exposed online. Take the risk, pay the consequences, folks.
How does a registered sex offender end up working in schools and churches? He's been a registered sex offender since 2003, KSTP says.
There are people living under bridges all over Minneapolis, but this woman's story has people pretty worked up. It's probably because her home now sits under one of the new Crosstown bridges going up in Minneapolis and she wants a buyout ASAP.
Could Pawlenty be the first Minnesota governor to run for and win three four-year terms in office?
Al Franken might be looking like a winner in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race, but that doesn't mean he is well liked. Minnesotan ... More >>
Wounded egos, labor actions, and Powerpoint presentations at the Pioneer Press
Norm Coleman's "St. Paul miracle" gets a withering report card
The subject is sex, and Heather Corinna wants to broaden the Internet's one-track mind
How Jenni Olson founded a film festival--and became a queer cinema impresario in the process
At the Minneapolis Convention Center, hackers battle bad press, federal agents, and...network problems
Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.
The St. Paul City Council's agreement to spend $101 million to bring Lawson Software downtown isn't as waterproof as Mayor Norm Coleman has promised.