FCC Approves Priority Window For Tribes To Expand BroadbandThe Federal Communications Commission has approved a priority filing window for tribes to obtain licenses that could boost internet service in rural communities. The commission voted 3-2 Wednesday in favor of the filing window for federally recognized tribes.
Getting Your Personal Info Off MyLife.com Isn't Easy, But Can Be DoneYour address, income and court records, all posted on one website for anyone to see. MyLife.com promises to deliver a reputation score based on your background.
Several Smart TVs Track Viewing Habits To Send Targeted AdsSmart televisions are becoming increasingly popular, in part because of the convenience of having television channels and streaming services connected to one device. It comes at a cost.
FBI Urges After Russian Hacking: Reboot Your Routers“The size and scope of the infrastructure impacted by VPNFilter malware is significant,” the FBI said.
The Dress, All Over Again: Some Hear 'Laurel,' Some Hear 'Yanny'CNN interviewed a professor of speech, language and hearing, who told them the audio quality, and resonance could be to blame.
FCC Votes Down Obama-Era 'Net Neutrality' RulesThe FCC has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.
Democrats Hit Lack Of Internet PrivacyRep. Paul Thissen of Minneapolis says it's unconscionable that a measure that won almost unanimous support would be removed.
The Internet Is In Love With This Mosh Pit Proposal PhotoThe internet has produced what could arguably be described as the most punk rock proposal picture of all time.
Local Author Says Social Media Can Leave Young Girls VulnerableNew technology doesn't just leave your personal information vulnerable -- it can leave people, especially young girls, vulnerable.
Dayton Seeking $100M For Broadband ExpansionGov. Mark Dayton is laying out a high-speed Internet marker by proposing a $100 million infusion to help bring broadband to more rural Minnesota areas.
Can Christmas Lights Slow Down Wi-Fi Speed?But all the beautiful lights could put a damper on your plans to binge-watch holiday specials on Netflix, according to a new report from the watchdog group Ofcom that says Christmas lights can hurt Wi-Fi speed.
$11M In Grants Awarded To 15 MN Broadband ProjectsBroadband providers serving 15 rural areas of Minnesota unlocked $11 million of state grants Friday to expand the availability of high-speed Internet. The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced the recipients in a competitive grant program that has struggled to keep pace with demand.
Online Personal Shopping Services FlourishingWho wouldn't love to have their own personal shopper? Online personal shopping services have exploded in popularity in recent years. Clothes are picked out for users and then sent in the mail, saving them time and, some say, money.
Comcast Bringing 400 Jobs To St. Paul Next YearComcast says it's expanding its workforce in the Twin Cities. The cable and Internet provider says it will add 400 jobs at the company's regional office in downtown St. Paul beginning early next year.
Requests For Minnesota Broadband Aid Exceed Grants By 3 FoldAlmost three times as much money as state grant funding available is being sought by Minnesota communities seeking to expand broadband Internet infrastructure.