Gamers Play For A Cause At 'Extra Life'Gamers around the world are taking part in the 24-hour event known as "Extra Life" to raise money for children's hospitals. Gamers turned on their screens and picked up their controls at 8 a.m. Saturday in Bloomington. They play, while their families and friends donate.
'The Nerdery' Hosts Cyber-Security Conference In BloomingtonIt's estimated that more than a 1,000 U.S. businesses have been hit by a cyber attack -- and don't even know it. That's according to the U.S. Secret Service. Such attacks that have hit Target and Supervalu were the inspiration behind a security conference in Bloomington Saturday.
Virtual Reality Isn't Just For Video Games The future looks like it will be filled with virtual reality. Developers at The Nerdery in Bloomington have been tinkering with a device called the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset initially designed for video games. You might have heard of it after Facebook acquired its maker for $2 billion.
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.
Dog-Friendliest Workplaces In MinnesotaEver dream of bringing your dog to work? Pet-friendly employers in Minnesota are cropping up and making for easier work days for pet owners.
Good Question: How Does My Computer Find Websites?When thousands of Comcast customers in Minnesota lost access to the internet Sunday night, it wasn't because of severe weather or problems with the power grid. It wasn't even a problem in the pipes connecting homes to the internet. It was a problem with a DNS server. What's DNS?