4 Things To Know: Garnett Mourns Saunders, Computers Read EmotionsThese are the four stories you need to know about from Monday, Oct. 26. They include the death of a Minnesota sports legend, and a brave new world for computer recognition skills.
Free 8-Week IT Training Program Changing LivesAt a time when we're hearing about corporate layoffs, there's one area of employment that can't hire workers fast enough.
Apple Unveils Specs For Watch, Available For Preorder April 10Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room door. CEO Tim Cook says you can do it all from your wrist with Apple Watch -- for 18 hours a day. That's how long the battery will last on an average day.
Good Question: Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines?According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.
Apple Worked With Mayo Clinic On iOS 8 Health AppApple's Mac operating system is getting a new design and better ways to exchange files, while new features in the software for iPhones and iPads include one for keeping tabs on your health.
Young MN Millionaires: Nerdery CEO Mike DerheimWhat makes a nerd? Mike Derheim, 35, and two partners started The Nerdery with a couple hundred bucks. Its annual revenue in 2013 was more than $52 million.
Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?
MNsure Won't Be Ready To Go Tuesday MorningConsumers won't be able to use Minnesota's new online marketplace for health insurance as planned Tuesday morning and will have to wait until sometime in the afternoon, the head of the state-run exchange said Monday. April Todd-Malmlov, executive director of MNsure, said officials want to make sure the system connects properly with federal computer systems and that it's secure before it goes live for consumers. MNsure officials had been saying for months they expected consumers could start signing up at the start of the business day Tuesday. She said they weren't sure what time in the afternoon the system would be ready. Enrollment begins Tuesday nationwide for coverage under the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act. Roughly 300,000 uninsured Minnesotans are expected to buy insurance via the portal. The delay is one of several glitches in MNsure's rollout that Todd-Malmlov spoke about late Monday afternoon.
Online MCA Test Glitches Causing Headaches, DelayDozens of Minnesota school districts are in the midst of MCA standardized testing, one of the most stressful weeks of the year for students.
Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, TeachersApple's tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.
Hopkins 7th Graders Get iPadsTechnology has become a big part of the classroom, and at a couple of schools this year it will be the center of attention.
Get Rid Of Hazardous Materials At Summer Collection EventsHave paint, pesticides, old batteries, computers, VHS players and aerosol cans you want to get rid of?