A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
He offered empty promises but had secrets of his own
The controversy over Sparboe Farms' treatment of animals continues as an animal rights group filed a false advertising claim against the egg company today. Sparboe was rocked by an undercover investigation and 60 Minutes report a couple weeks ago documenting abuse of chickens at some of its facilit ... More >>
This week's cover‚ÄčOur cover story this week describes the varied schemes of Jason Meyer, a Rochester entrepreneur who bilked his clients out of money with promises of huge returns on lucrative investments--sometimes in gold mines.Recently, Meyer was raided by the FBI and the IRS, and he's up on ch ... More >>
Coming to the southwest suburbsPlans for a third light rail line connecting downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie have won approval from the Met Council. The 14-mile, $1.25 billion Southwest Corridor route will run through Minnetonka, Hopkins and St. Louis Park and link up downtown with the ... More >>
Via Al Franken's Facebook pageIt sounds reasonable enough: Facebook ought to keep your personal information private by default. But that's not what happens anymore. Facebook now shares your personal information with third-party vendors by default. And it now stores some data indefinitely. ( ... More >>
The Avenger: Pete Barry goes after those "who live off the misery of others"
No surprise there. Here is the text of the note that David Schneiderman of Village Voice Media sent to CP publisher Mark Bartel around noon today: I am pleased to inform you that the Department [of] Justice has approved our merger with New Times. We expect to close in about a month or so. The work ... More >>
Connect peopleís phones? Respond to customer complaints? Abide by state rules? Please. A brave new U S West canít be bothered with trivial details.
Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky
The little-noted push to deregulate utilities will drive up rates and jeopardize service--not to mention