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Minn. Senate Backs New Cellphone Tracking Rules

New restrictions on police use of cellphone tracking technology have won backing from the Minnesota Senate. Senators voted Tuesday to require a special tracking warrant when a device is used to find a person's location by their cellphone or other electronic devices...

  • St. Paul Students Qualify for National Robotics Competition

    It’s a first for the St. Paul School District, as a new robotics team not only made it to the regional competition, but now they've won the chance to advance to the national event. The team called the MinuteBots has only been building robots for two years. Most of the kids are new to this, and they never thought they'd get this far...

  • Photo: AP, File 'Heartbleed' Computer Bug Causes Major Security Headache

    A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent theft of their email accounts, credit card numbers and other sensitive information...

  • 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....

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