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General Mills Backtracks on Controversial New Policy, Issues Apology

General Mills has issued an apology to consumers after the company caught major flack over its policy change that could have affected their arbitration rights. The new policy was aimed at people who clicked "Like" on a company's Facebook page, entered their sweepstakes, or downloaded their coupons...



  • New Online Security Risk 'Heartbleed' Exposes Just About Everyone

    Security researchers have found a big, software security problem for two-thirds of the Internet. The gaping security hole is great concern to anyone who shops online, banks online, uses email or social media sites...

  • MnDOT to Guide Visually Impaired Through Work Zones with an App

    It's tough enough for the visually impaired to get around town. Throw in some construction zones and the difficulty level goes up a notch or two. However, an app in the works by the Minnesota Department of Transportation is working to make it a bit easier...

  • Photo: KSTP/file 'Heartbleed' Exposes Millions of Online Passwords

    An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information to potential theft.The breakdown revealed this week affects a widely used encryption technology that is supposed to protect online accounts for emails, instant messaging and a wide range of electronic commerce....

  • This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Comcast Argues Benefits of Time Warner Cable Deal

    Comcast Corp. on Tuesday presented its case to government regulators arguing that its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. will benefit consumers without limiting competition. The company filed hundreds of pages of documents with the Federal Communications Commission after filing a notice Monday with the Justice Department...

  • Broken parts of an iPhone 4. Old, Broken Cellphones can Still Hold Value

    Cellphones break all the time. Mix that in with the fact that electronics manufacturers constantly introduce new and improved products and this leads to an increase of e-waste in across the Twin Cities. In 2012, 9.4 million new products were introduced to the market and Americans threw out about that same amount...








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