A 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.
OMG… it’s National Emoji Day! July 17 is marked as the official day we celebrate those little smiley faces and objects that have become so popular for texting over the last several years.
Some 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.
While many see libraries as not keeping up with the digital devices times, one library is doing exactly that. Heidi Hoks oversees all 10 libraries in Carver County. While in between a workshop for her Carver County staff, the Library Director gave Lucia a tour of the newest building to hit Victoria.
If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.
A new study by the Pew Research Center shows just how much teens are using technology and social media.
Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.
Need a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.
President 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.
Thousands of middle school students spent Wednesday with robots and rockets as part of the STEM Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Use 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.
Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
Concussions are a concern from youth football all the way to the pros. But a Twin Cities High School thinks they may have a method for keeping players safe and for cutting down on head injuries.
Just because you can talk to your car, doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies, out Tuesday morning, take a look at technology aimed at preventing distracted-driving. But those studies say they’re actually making the problem worse.
In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
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.
With longer workweeks and busy kids’ schedules, some of us feel like we aren’t spending as much quality time with our families as we’d like. That’s how Eric from Mounds View felt when he wrote to WCCO. He wanted to know: What happened to the 9-to-5 job? “It has changed dramatically,” said Dr. Ernest Owens, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Business.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
The opening day at the fair was also STEM day – a chance for fair-goers to experience the creativity and fun that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.
From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?
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