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Happy Robot Day!Kara Newby from the Works Museum and Trey Mathieu from Kennedy High School's Robo-Eagles robotics team visit WCCO to talk about the grand finale of National Robotics Week! (2:39) WCCO Saturday Morning – April 13, 2019
Meet The 1st 5G PhonesThe Trump Administration is hoping to make the U-S more competitive when it comes to the next generation of wireless, reports Adriana Diaz (2:46). WCCO Saturday Morning – April 13, 2019
After First Image Released, We’re Talking Black HolesThe first-ever photo ever taken of an actual black hole has been released. The news team discusses. (2:41) WCCO Mid-Morning – April 11, 2019
Robots On The Loose On Our Lumber Jam CourtThis is National Robotics Week, a perfect time for the Code Ninjas, a local Minneapolis karate-themed coding center for kids to tell us about their skills (3:42). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 8, 2019
Clicks Over Bricks: The Future Of ShoppingFor the first time, Americans are buying more on the internet than they did in general merchandise stores like Target, Walmart (3:00). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 4, 2019
The Promise Of 5G In The Twin CitiesMinneapolis and Chicago are the first cities in the world to experience Verizon's 5G network (3:33). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 4, 2019
Verizon Rolls Out 5G Network In MinneapolisVerizon is rolling out its "5G Ultra Wideband Network" Wednesday right here in the Twin Cities. Minneapolis and Chicago are the first cities in the world to experience Verizon's 5G network. Erin Hassanzadeh shows us what it is, how it works and if it's truly faster than 4G (2:32). WCCO 4 News At 5 -- April 3, 2019
Pediatrician Sounds Warning Bells About Video Game 'Fortnite'Michael Rich is a pediatrician and director of the Clinic for Interactive Media and Internet Disorders at Boston Children's Hospital. He says the popular virtual game is having a dangerous impact (3:00). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 2, 2019
Good Question: How Many Streaming Accounts Can We Handle?With more people cutting the cable cord and going full stream ahead, is there even any room for more streamers? Heather Brown finds out (2:15). WCCO 4 News At 10 – March 28, 2019

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Verizon Set To Release New Technology To Combat RobocallsVerizon is reportedly set to offer customers free spam-blocking tools by the end of the week, Anna Werner reports (1:17). WCCO 4 News At Noon - March 27, 2019
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What Is Apple About To Reveal?Apple is holding one of its splashy product reveals Monday (3:04). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 25, 2019
Marty The Robot Keeps Grocery Store CleanMarty has cameras on its sides and back tower, plus a rotating camera near the bottom. All to detect items like this plastic wrapper, or even a cookie crumb from the bakery, Jennifer Mayerle reports (0:53). WCCO Saturday Morning - March 23, 2019
Millennials Believe Their Stress Is Above And BeyondThe survey found that half of their most stressful situations involve technology, like slow WiFi or their phone batteries dying (3:24). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 19, 2019
MN House Expected To Vote On Hands-Free BillThe new law would ban Minnesota drivers from using any hand held cell phones while in traffic, Kim Johnson reports (0:39). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 18, 2019
Would You Be Mad If A Robot Was 'Smarter' Than You?Researchers set up a scenario where people played games for money against robots. But the researchers could control how well the robots played (2:17). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 15, 2019
Ready To Pay Via Biometrics?Biometric technology is used for services like Apple Pay and Android Pay. And now, Visa and Mastercard are adding biometric sensors directly to credit and debit cards (2:57). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 14, 2019
World Wide Web Turns 30Tim Berners-Lee, then a 33-year-old software engineer, handed in a proposal that ignited the information age. His idea called for managing and monitoring research (3:43). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 12, 2019
Attorney Warns Of Sophisticated Banking ScamA sophisticated scam targeting bank customers has a Twin Cities man sending a warning, reports Liz Collin (1:51). WCCO 4 News At 10 – March 7, 2019
NBA Players Suffering From Social Media AnxietySome say that Michael Jordan-era basketball teams had a lot more cameraderie (2:52). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 7, 2019
'Game Changers" Brings Ultimate Video Arcade To Science MuseumJennifer Mayerle checked out the new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota and saw just how far video games have come (3:06) WCCO Saturday Morning – March 2, 2019
For 1 Day, You Should Unplug From Your DevicesThe National Day of Unplugging starts at sundown tonight and goes for 24 hours (2:37). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 1, 2019
Would You Want A Foldable Phone?The Samsung Galaxy Fold's screen unfolds to become a tablet, and the Fold also lets you open several apps at once (2:52). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 21, 2019
Introducing Teens To Tech (For Free)Christine Cordero reports on a Best Buy program that allows teenagers to explore their interest in technology (2:32). WCCO This Morning -- Feb. 19, 2019
Wild Hosting e-Sports Gaming Tournament At MOAFour finalists will compete live in the rotunda in the best-of-three matches (3:20). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 18, 2019
Who Decides What Emoji Get Approved?The new emoji update will include a waffle, hearing aids, and swimsuits, just to name a few, Heather Brown reports (3:25). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 15, 2019
Majority Of Americans Subjected To Hateful Speech OnlineHalf of people between 18 and 29 years of age say they have been subjected to severe harassment, physical threats, and harassment over a sustained period (3:19). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 14, 2019
'Let's Go': A Relationship App With LegsA couple of young Minnesotans created a new app called "Let's Go," which aims to help singles and couple, reports Jeff Wagner (2:16). WCCO 4 News At 10 – February 13, 2019
Who Decides What Emojis We Get?Heather Brown visited Hamline University to talk about who's behind those funny little faces (2:34). WCCO 4 News At 10 – February 12, 2019

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