Crash Course In Coding Aims To Get Girls Into Computer Science In Minneapolis, more than 60 girls from Visitation High School spent the morning at a software company to learn coding. Monday was "Hour of Code" day around the world, with the goal to expose more students to computer programming.
Minnesota Tops List Of Fastest-Growing Tech StatesA new list says that the Land of 10,000 Lakes is adding technology jobs faster than any other state.
Best Gift Shops For Tech Lovers In MinnesotaThe Silicon Valley of the Midwest, Minnesota rivals its counterparts in high tech innovating. The best stores for tech lovers are in the Twin Cities metro. For gifts that are pragmatic, entertaining or simply cool to own, these stores have them.
Minneapolis Plugged In To 'TechHire' ProgramPresident Barack Obama announced Monday that Minneapolis is among the first of 20 regions about to get a major infusion of money and training for tech jobs.
New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping DealsUse your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.
3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right NowBecause a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.
Elk River Schools Considering Cutting Gym, Focusing On Tech ClassesThe issue of childhood obesity gets a lot of attention, and there are more efforts than ever to educate kids and their parents about ways to prevent it.
Tips To Limit Tech Distractions While On VacationMany of us will find ourselves with time off this week from work to celebrate the 4th of July with family and friends. However, instead of relaxing and reconnecting with loved ones, we may end up texting, typing, posting and playing games on electronic devices.
Looking To Tech For The Future Of Senior CareAs our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. However, as we look ahead to the future, it turns out that technology might keep many baby boomers out of nursing homes altogether.
How To Get A New iPad For LessJust about every day, someone like Jordan Kuusisto walks into First Tech with an old iPad and walks out with a brand-new one.
Father's Day Gift Guide For All BudgetsFather's Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.
Tech Gift Ideas: New Tablets And SmartphonesFinding the right holiday gifts can be a challenge, but tech gifts are at the top of many lists. With the new iPhone out, it's easy to assume that would be the best option. If you're thinking about a laptop as a gift, you may want to consider a tablet.