4 Things To Know: Grocery Alert, Kermit's New Squeeze & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Wednesday, September 2. They include a warning for grocery shoppers about one major Twin Cities retailer, and the rebound relationship of one of the most beloved talking frogs.
Google To Be Part Of New Holding Company, 'Alphabet'Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet.
Group Of Techie Teens From Twin Cities Heading To Silicon ValleyA group of tech-minded teens from the Twin Cities is on the summer trip of a lifetime this week. It's an all-expenses paid, hands-on field trip to Silicon Valley.
Husband-And-Wife Techies Bring Twin Cities High Schoolers To Silicon ValleySome Twin Cities ninth graders are headed to Silicon Valley in California for an intensive technology camp. They were selected by a husband-and-wife team that work for Google. Steve Grove grew up in Northfield but now lives in the San Francisco area.
Survey: Google CEO Has Highest Approval RatingLarry Page of Google has something to brag about to his CEO friends. A new survey from "Glassdoor," an online job and salary review site, listed CEOs of major companies based on their approval rating.
4 Things To Know: Spelling Bee Champ(s), Bob Schieffer Signs Off, & MoreHere are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, May 29. They include a very special send-off for one of the most legendary CBS News careers ever, and a shooting that happened overnight at a Maplewood nightclub.
Forbes Ranks University Of Minnesota Among Nation's Top Employers The University of Minnesota has been named one of the top employers in the nation. The list by Forbes consists of 500 employers out of 200,000 companies nationwide. They ranked the U of M as the 10th best in education and 65th best overall.
Study: Instant Access To Information Results In Unrealistic Sense Of KnowledgeHow smart do you think you are? Because you may not be as intelligent as you think. A new study from the American Psychological Association suggests that instant, online access to information may be inflating people's sense of their own intelligence.
And The Most Googled Recipe In Minnesota Is …Move over grape salad! Minnesotans apparently love their salmon dishes, according to data from Google Trends. The Huffington Post has compiled a list of the most-Googled recipes by state, and it seems we just can't get enough of that leaping fish.
Target, Google Team Up For In-Store Interactive GameAny parent knows how tough it to shop with young children. And every retailer knows how tough it is to lure shoppers into their brick-and-mortar stores. Target and Google have teamed up to create an in-store interactive video game that will attract shoppers with kids. That game is being rolled out Thursday in only four Target stores nationwide, including one in Roseville.
In First Term, Franken Makes Tech His Niche Patting his notes for emphasis, Sen. Al Franken made an impassioned case: The Internet needs to be free for all, he said, not customized so that big corporations can optimize it.
Good Question: What Are The Best Ways To Handle Emails?On average, we send and receive more than 100 emails every day. One study found 28 percent of our work time is spent on emails. Even with all of that time, those messages can quickly pile up.