Travel Apptitude: Best Apps For Planning Your TripNeed a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.
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.
Students Test Out Careers In Science, Math During STEM ExpoThousands of middle school students spent Wednesday with robots and rockets as part of the STEM Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
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.
New Helmet Technology Could Help Curb ConcussionsConcussions 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.
Study: Technology Aimed To Prevent Distracted Driving, Makes It WorseJust 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.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn 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.
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 Happened To The 9-To-5 Job? 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.
At The Frontiers Of ScienceWorking 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.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
State Fair STEM Program’s Goal? Get The Family Interested In Science 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.
Diggity Drive Up Sit-Down Restaurant Goes Server FreeWhen you go to a sit-down restaurant, you're probably used to being waited on. The team behind Tavern on France has come up with a new concept, a server-free restaurant. The idea is to combat the minimum wage increase by using technology to cut down on costs and reduce the number of employees.
Dot Harris Strives To Make Science Attractive To Student AthletesDot Harris is the director of the office of Economic Impact and Diversity for the Obama administration. She's in Minneapolis to speak on behalf of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics eduation – and she's trying to get students to think about entering the field of science.
More Stores Tracking Your Cell Phone To Offer DealsHow much of your personal information are you willing to give up, to get a deal? It's a question worth asking as more and more stores tap into technology to track our cell phones.