Steve Jobs

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    September 6, 2013

    Kanye West unveils Yeezus 2013 U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in November

    The irrepressible Kanye West is gearing up for a fall tour in support of one of 2013's most-discussed albums, Yeezus. From the frequent Justin Vernon collaborator who not only claims "I am a God" and to be the next Steve Jobs, this'll be a trek to remember. Hurry up with his damn croissants! This co ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    How family business FirstTech got to be the world's longest-running Apple dealer

    In 1977, when the Zuckman family started stocking the Apple II computer, it was just another one of their products.The three Zuckman brothers -- Arnie, Rick and Harvey -- had taken over their parents' electronics business, and sold all kinds of devices -- radios, television, stereos -- out of their ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    Mark Mallman on making Double Silhouette a $10 million album

    Just off the wheels of Marathon IV: Road Rogue, a week-long song performed during a trek from New York to Los Angeles, performer extraordinaire Mark Mallman has unveiled his latest CD, Double Silhouette. Renowned for his high-energy dramatic performances and marathon song cycles, Mallman has won a h ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

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    February 1, 2012
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    January 31, 2012

    Jeff Ross talks Batman, losing his virginity, roasting Minnesota

    ​​Jeff Ross insists that he only roasts the ones he loves. If that's true, then he loves a lot of people. The Roastmaster General, as he's become known as in the comedy world, has burned everyone from celebrities to cartoon characters, and now he's taking on America.This Saturday, the insul ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011

    Minnesota lost 2,900 technology jobs in 2010, but might have already gained them back

    ​Americans cannot get enough technology, from wall-sized televisions that play movies to handheld gadgets that play very small movies. But even the technology field can't avoid getting caught up and tossed around in the tide of the recession.Minnesota lost 2,900 technology jobs in 2010, with the m ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011

    The Drums at 7th Street Entry, 10/5/11

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz​The Drums October 5, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis The New Wave/Post-punk revival had been fun up until Wednesday night at the 7th Street Entry. A lot of great songs, some fun lead singers, some great guitarists, a slew of memorable songs. But Wednesday may have gi ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Spotify is coming to the United States, but what is it?

    ​The Internet is abuzz with the news that Spotify is coming to the United States. But what does that mean for us, exactly? Their website lists an excited an announcement that the music service is coming to the U.S. (no date in mind), along with a few choice quotes from Mark Zuckerberg and Dem ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Al Franken skewers Apple over iPhone tracking [VIDEO]

    Al wants to know what Apple knows.​Al Franken pounced on Apple yesterday in a Senate hearing on privacy and mobile devices. Franken had summoned Apple executives as well as representatives from Google and others to discuss the companies' privacy policies. Specifically, Franken wanted to tal ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Drudge dogs Franken on iPhone, completely misses the point

    Matt Drudge​Here we are, two years into Al Franken's first term as a U.S. senator, and Matt Drudge is still making jokes about Franken's former career as a comedian. Or maybe the famously conservative news aggregator is irked that Franken, an unapologetic liberal, is dogging tech companies that h ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Apple cuts back iPhone tracking after Al Franken bites

    Al Franken wants a word or two with Steve Jobs​Sen. 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 >>

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    April 27, 2011

    Steve Jobs will testify in Al Franken's hearings on iPhone tracking

    Jobs says his iPhones aren't tracking anyone.​It sounds like Apple CEO Steve Jobs has agreed to testify before Sen. Al Franken's subcommittee on privacy and technology, following an uproar over stories that iPhones and iPads were tracking the location of their users and storing the data, appar ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Al Franken wants Apple and Google to testify about smartphone tracking

    Al Franken wants Apple, Google at privacy hearings.​Sen. Al Franken is wading ever deeper into the controversy over whether smartphones are secretly tracking their user's locations. As chairman of the Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, he's calling on Apple and Google representati ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Will Al Franken take on Android too?

    Steve Jobs, the object of Al Franken's ire.​We took note yesterday that Sen. Al Franken has fired off a nastygram to Apple boss Steve Jobs over published reports that iPhones and iPads were tracking and storing the movements of their users for some purpose yet to be revealed. Now we're wonder ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Al Franken grills Steve jobs over iPad, iPhone tracking

    Al Franken targets Steve Jobs.​Did you know that every time you use your iPhone or iPad, Apple is collecting your exact latitude and longitude, and storing the data in an unencrypted format, without asking you first? It's news to Sen. Al Franken, and he's just fired off a scathing letter to Appl ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    U of M's Gary Remafedi joins fight against "anti-gay" iPhone app

    Dr. Remafedi is still chasing his own research down the "anti-gay" rabbithole.​Nearly a year ago, Dr. Gary Remafedi learned his research for the Youth and AIDS Project was being used in a campaign urging schools to eliminate gay-straight alliances and other forms of support for questioning teens. ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    Apple removes anti-gay iPhone app

    Screenshots from the Exodus International iPhone app, which came down today.​Word just arrived that Apple has removed an iPhone app that critics call anti-gay. Exodus International, a Christian nonprofit, created the app, which directs users to websites offering information on "recovering" from ho ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path

    It's one of the most popular educational games of all time

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    December 28, 2010

    Gorillaz' iPad-Created Album, 'The Fall'

    ​Nearly one year ago I was, along with hundreds of others, sitting on the internet while Steve Jobs revealed the iPad to a sniggering and goose-pimpled public. Chatting with my boss, I explained how underwhelming this giant iPod was to me, a sentiment so painfully shortsighted it's awkward to talk ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Pop music predictions for 2011

    ​Think 2010 was full of ridiculous, over-the-top moments in pop music? Just wait until you see what 2011 has in store. As part of our year-in-review blitz, we took a look in our crystal ball to make some projections for the year ahead...

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    June 4, 2010

    BP oil spill, Bush's war: Top 10 Epic Bad Calls

    BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.

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    December 11, 2009

    Top 5 local breakthroughs of the last decade

    With the Rhymesayers planting their flag, Har Mar Superstar stripping nude, and Tapes 'N Tapes touring the down under, the first 2k decade has been a doozy.

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    August 14, 2009

    Remove the damn iPods from the Greenway

    You want an angry grandpa post? We'll give you an angry grandpa post.

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    June 18, 2008

    iScam: Don't click that Facebook iPhone ad!

    What would ODB do? He'd answer a few trivia questions, acquire a solid gold iPhone, and bumrush the stage at the Grammys. Before punishing these scamme ... More >>

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    July 11, 2007

    Prince and the Sweet Smell of Success

    Maybe you can bottle genius and sell it in a store

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    August 23, 2006
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    May 24, 2006

    Calling All Mathletes

    Meet the Doctor who makes house calls five billion years in the future

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    January 13, 2006

    1/13: Morning Communique

    Assault with a sex toy, carpooling with fetuses, law-abiding condom-carriers, Apple anime t-shirts, the "Anderson Effect," the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    July 20, 2005
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    June 17, 2005

    6/17: Morning Communique

    [CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks adds ten local alt-country favorites to Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits at The Other Side of Country. [THESE DAYS] An Wisconsin ice cream truck driver faces drunken driving charges after a woman said she saw him throw a malt liquor can out the window of his ice cr ... More >>

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    May 16, 2001

    Zen Arcade

    A new-wave rocker turns into a medical-software developer. A Web site turns into a nightclub. Adventures in branding and reinvention at downtown's Sursumcorda.

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    November 24, 1999
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    October 27, 1999

    Rocket Man

    Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?

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    August 11, 1999
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