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App Launches in the Greater Metro to Help Recover Lost Dogs

A new app is set to launch in the greater metro area to assist dog owners in finding their lost pets. Just in time for the Fourth of July—which experts say is one of the leading holidays for dogs to run away due to fireworks and other loud noises—the “Finding Rover” app will be available in Golden Valley starting Thursday....


  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft breaks apart shortly after liftoff at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 2015. The rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX Launch Ends in Failure, Rocket Erupts

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments....

  • In this Tuesday, June 23, 2015 photo, rush hour traffic makes its way along Interstate 4 in Orlando, Fla. Fear of Longer Commutes Puts Pressure on US Cities to Act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate counselor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Some 80 miles and 90 minutes later, the vanpoolers finally arrive to start their workday....

  • SpaceX Capsule to Deliver New Parking Spot for Space Station

    SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia. Besides food and experiments, the Dragon cargo ship ordered up by NASA holds a new docking port, or parking place, for future commercial crew capsules...
      

  • the new PowerPoint app for Android devices. Android versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are now available in the Google store. In Tech: Microsoft Office for Android

    Android phone owners can now use an updated version of Microsoft's Office tools for writing, spreadsheets and slideshows...

  • Friend-to-Friend Payment Apps are Becoming Popular

    Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes...

  • Minneapolis FBI Warns Businesses of 'Rapidly-Evolving' Fraud Threat

    The Minneapolis branch of the FBI is investigating a handful of fraud cases with a total loss of about $80.5 million. The crime is called Business E-Mail Compromise fraud (BEC) and is described by the FBI as a “rapidly-evolving threat” that has targeted businesses in Minneapolis and the surrounding communities...

  • Google Protects Gmail Users from Sending Regrettable Notes

    Google is making it easier to steer clear of the trouble that can be caused by a misdirected or inappropriate email. An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Google's Gmail as part of a settings change made this week....

  • Ride-Hailing Apps Get Kids Around Town When Parents are Busy

    A ride-hailing service that caters to youngsters is allowing them to book their own rides when mom and dad are too busy to drive. Shuddle is one of a number of new companies that provide rides to eight- to 16-year-old kids who need to get to school, a sporting event or a social activity....

  •  This June 4, 2014 file photo shows signage at a Verizon Wireless retail store at Downtown Crossing in Boston. As It Closes AOL Deal, Verizon Teases New Video Service

    Verizon is launching a mobile video service this summer that would show sports, concerts and other types of content. The country's largest wireless provider teased a few details of its upcoming offerings Tuesday while announcing it had completed its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL Inc....

  • Apple's About-Face Reveals Cracks in Music Industry

    Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple...

  • CenturyLink has started offering TV service in Minneapolis. CenturyLink Starts Prism TV Cable Service

    CenturyLink announced Monday that its Prism TV service is now available in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis City Council approved CenturyLink as a television-provider earlier this year, which is the latest option for cable or satellite television...

  • This image provided by the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging in June 2015 shows pathways of signals in the brain from the Connectome Scanner dataset. Lasers, Magnetism Allow Glimpses of the Human Brain at Work

    To the untrained eye, the graph looked like a very volatile day on Wall Street -- jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about economics....

  • SoftBank Corp's CEO Masayoshi Son speaks with the company's robot Pepper during a press conference in Maihama, near Tokyo, Thursday, June 18, 2015. Softbank's Childlike Robot with 'Heart' Set to Go on Sale

    Technology company Softbank's Pepper robot is going on sale in Japan on Saturday, equipped with a "heart" designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation...

  • In this file photo dated Wednesday, Nov.12, 2014, head of mission Paolo Ferri speaks to teh media in Darmstadt, Germany, shortly before the unmanned spacecraft Philae landed on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Philae Comet Lander Back in Touch After 5-day Gap

    The European Space Agency says its Philae lander has made contact again after a five-day gap as mission controllers work to improve communications with the washing machine-sized spacecraft on a speeding comet...

  • FCC to Phone Companies: You Can Stop Unwanted Robocalls

    Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it's OK to block them. The question now is whether the phone companies have the technology to do it in a way consumers want...








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