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As TV Goes Online, Suddenlink Latest to Hook Up with Hulu

TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there. Suddenlink, which has 1.1 million TV subscribers, is the latest to hook up with Hulu, adding the service to its TiVo set-top box. It already had a partnership with Netflix...


  • Students in Waseca County to get new Chromebooks

    Students in Waseca County will get a tech boost this fall. Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton schools are getting new Chromebooks. The superintendent says the district will pay $50,000 a year for them, which is half the cost to have iPads...

  • Apple Updates MacBook Pro, Cuts Price on High-End iMac

    Apple is introducing an updated MacBook Pro and iMac and lowering the price for its top-end iMac. The updated 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop has a new style of trackpad, faster flash storage and a longer battery life and starts at $1,999...

  • New Smartphone App Helps Manage Fisheries Resources

    Minnesota researchers are asking anglers to use a smartphone app to help them manage fisheries resources. Researchers say the information used to manage fisheries resources traditionally comes from conducting in-person interviews with anglers – a process that is expensive and time-consuming...

  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, a visitor uses the video visitation system at the Fort Bend County Jail to speak with an inmate, in Richmond, Texas. Use of Video Visits for Inmates Grows, Along with Concerns

    Four-year-old William Cole saw his father's face and reached out to touch it during a jail visit. But he could only feel a video screen. The facility in Fort Bend County, southwest of Houston, is among a growing number of jails and prison systems across the U.S. in which video visitation has replaced...

  • Xcel Energy has FAA Approval to Use Drones

    Xcel Energy says it has approval from federal regulators to use drones to inspect more than 320,000 miles of electric and natural gas infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration says Xcel can use the small unmanned aircraft systems to visually inspect electric transmission and distribution lines, power plants, renewable energy facilities, substations and pipelines....

  • Prostitute Pleads Guilty in Overdose Death of Google Exec

    A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced defendant Alix Tichelman to six years in prison, bringing a sudden and unexpected conclusion to a tawdry case that garnered national attention....

  • Eden Prairie Company Creates App to Help Ease Tinnitus

    If you have constant noise or ringing in the ears there’s an app to help with relief. Eden Prairie-based Starkey Hearing Technologies unveiled a mobile app called Relax that eases symptoms of Tinnitus with 12 unique sounds...

  • Court Agrees Samsung Copied Apple, but Reduces Damage Award

    A federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple's iPhone. But the court sided with Samsung on one point in a long-running dispute...

  • President Obama Has His Own Twitter Account After 6 years in Office

    President Barack Obama is embracing short-form communication. Twitter has a new POTUS account. For years, White House officials have used Twitter to communicate White House policy and occasional personal observations...
      

  • In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, Captain Brett McBride places his hand on the snout of the crew's first specimen while scientists collect blood, tissue samples and attach tracking devices on the research vessel. Great White Shark Cruising East Coast becomes Twitter Star

    They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring started gaining a loyal social media following...

  • Pandora Loses to BMI in Court Hearing, Vows to Appeal

    Pandora Media Inc. lost a court hearing Thursday in a dispute with music publishing rights group BMI over royalty rates, but the Internet streaming leader said it will appeal. Pandora said it's confident it can win later since the appeals court...

  • MCA Testing Resumes After Cyberattack

    Thousands of Minnesota students are getting back to MCA testing, after the online standardized tests were delayed a second time Wednesday following another cyberattack. Now, the state's education commissioner says the contractor running the testing system has increased security...

  • Minneapolis City Council Approves CenturyLink Cable Service

    Minneapolis City Council members approved CenturyLink as a cable provider Friday. The Louisiana-based company could be ready to serve some customers this summer. It joins Comcast, which is the dominate cable provider in Minneapolis...

  • Man Who Smuggled Oil into US in Wine Bottles gets Probation

    A German citizen who lives in Hawaii is set to be sentenced Thursday for smuggling oil that's commonly used to make ecstasy. Wolfgang Hans Langlois put safrole oil in wine bottles hidden in household items he shipped from Germany to Kauai last year, according to documents filed in federal court in Honolulu...

  • Blog site Tumblr Launches Anti-Bullying Support Campaign

    Actress Elizabeth Banks, singer Jordin Sparks and Vice President Joe Biden are among those helping Tumblr establish a safe place from bullies online...








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