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Apple Aims to Boost Mobile Device Sales With Cisco's Help

Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. The alliance announced Monday calls for Cisco to ensure that corporate Internet connections relying on its gear deliver content quickly and securely to iPhones and iPads. Cisco will also help Apple develop ways for iPhones to interact more smoothly with workers' office phones...


  • For the First Time, 1 Billion People Used Facebook in a Day

    For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven people on Earth logged in to the social network to connect with their friends and family.
       

  • 2 Minn. Dads Create Technology to Keep Kids from Being Left in Cars

    Two Minnesota dads want to take your smartphone and convert it into a life-saving device. The product is called ibabyseat, and it's made to alert parents if they've accidentally left their baby behind in the car. A sensor on the car seat connects to the Bluetooth technology in your phone...

  •  This June 11, 2014 file photo shows Facebook's Facebook Testing Virtual Assistant in Messaging App

    Facebook is the latest technology company to offer users a virtual assistant service. Facebook is testing the artificial intelligence-powered service, called simply "M," inside its messaging app, Messenger, with some users. Apple's Siri is the most well-known virtual assistant. Microsoft and Amazon also have options...    

  • Drivers can Use Smartphones to Pay for Some Parking in Mpls.

    Parking in Minneapolis is getting a little bit easier thanks to an app that lets drivers pay for their spot without having to go to the meter. The pilot program rolled out in the North Loop and Downtown West neighborhoods north of Target Field. Drivers can look for pay stations or meters labeled with MPLS Parking App information...

  • Gov. Doug Ducey, center, talks to several people after announcing he has signed an executive order to allow for Uber to test and do research on driverless technology in the Tucson area Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 Uber to Work with University of Arizona on Mapping, Self-Driving Cars

    Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology. The partnership announced Tuesday between the San Francisco-based company and the university includes a $25,000 grant to UofA's College of Optical Sciences....

  • In this Monday, July 29, 2013 photo, the Terrafugia Tech Startups Want To Change the Way You Drive

    A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles. And an aeronautics expert believes flying cars shouldn't be science fiction. It's no secret that technology is changing the car industry. The major automakers, as well as tech giants such as Google and possibly Apple, are laying the groundwork for the first driverless cars...

  • Royal Truck & Equipment Inc., demonstrates its self-driving crash truck, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa. Driverless Truck Meant to Improve Safety in Work Zones

    On Monday, Royal demonstrated its new driverless crash truck that it hopes will some day improve safety at work zones around the country. Two of the autonomous vehicles will make their debut at highway construction sites in Florida by the end of the year under a state Department of Transportation demonstration program....

  • A man uses his phone near an Apple store in Beijing. Apple Inc., the world's most valuable public company, saw its stock price drop on Monday morning. Apple CEO Reassures Company's Health in China

    Apple shares helped lead the stock market on a steep dive Monday morning, but the tech giant recovered in dramatic fashion soon after CEO Tim Cook assured a popular Wall Street commentator that his company is still doing well in China. The plunge erased more than $75 billion in Apple's market value, which started the day around $602.8 billion...

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 photo, a map for the Bloomingdale Trail is seen along its path in Chicago. The trail was once an abandoned Chicago railway line that has been transformed into a bike corridor. Abandoned Chicago Railway Reborn as Commuter Corridor

    On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of concrete undulating through a lush landscape where clattering freight cars once ferried everything from coal to furniture....

  • In this June 12, 2014 file photo, a boy walks through the Arabian Sea coast after tidal waves receded filling the shore with garbage in Mumbai, India. Boaters Mapping Pacific Garbage to Arrive in San Francisco

    Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings....

  • In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo a Samsung Smart TV is for sale in Sacramento, Calif. California Bill Aims to Warn Consumers about Recording TVs

    Readers who scanned the user manual for a new Samsung smart TV may have been surprised to learn their household conversations could be recorded without their knowledge. State Assemblyman Mike Gatto certainly was. "The passage was almost word-for-word comparable to a passage of the book '1984,'" Gatto, D-Glendale, said, referring to a line in the privacy policy... 

  • Free Wi-Fi will be Available on Some Metro Buses

    Soon you will be able to check your email or read KSTP.com via Wi-Fi while riding the bus in the Twin Cities metro. Metro Transit said select buses will have free Wi-Fi available. Buses traveling on routes in Blaine, Columbus, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Forest Lake, Fridley, Ham Lake, Minneapolis and St. Paul will have the service available...

  • Experts: Deleted Online Information Never Actually Goes Away

    The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted. The hackers, who stole the data about a month ago and then posted it online this week, claimed in a statement that part of the reason...

  • In this Jan. 5, 2011, file photo, Tyrell Coley, 21, holds his iPhone displaying his Twitter account in the Queens borough of New York. Poll: No Digital Divide Among Black, White Millennials

    A new poll finds African-American millennials say they are just as engaged in getting news online as their white counterparts, further debunking a long-held belief that people of color are at risk of being left behind technologically...

  • A Tuesday, April 1, 2014 file photo of Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com., posing during a photo session in Tokyo. Cheating Site Logged Federal Subscribers with Sensitive Jobs

    U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned...  








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