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Cell phone 'kill switch' bill signed into law in Minnesota

Law requires all connected devices sold in the state to be equipped with antitheft software.

By May 14, 2014

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Sen. Al Franken questions Uber, Lyft over privacy (Q&A)

The Minnesota senator has asked Uber and Lyft to clarify their data collection practices. He believes users should know how their personal information is being collected and used by these ride-sharing services.

By December 16, 2014

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Diagnose your kid's ear infection with your iPhone

Meet the Oto Home, a portable otoscope that attaches to your iPhone's camera to send a video of your kid's ear to a licensed physician for a cheaper diagnosis.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber says employee tracked journalist because she was late

Sen. Al Franken, who raised concerns about the ride-sharing startup's privacy policies, says he is concerned about the lack of detail in Uber's response.

By December 15, 2014

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Sen. Franken questions Uber about 'troubling disregard' for user privacy

Minnesota Democrat wants answers in the wake of a report that an Uber executive monitored a reporter's movements on the ride-sharing service.

By November 19, 2014

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Frog eye salad, Nevada? Map dishes favorite Thanksgiving sides by state

The New York Times and Google team up to display the most commonly googled holiday recipes in every state. What the heck is a pig pickin' cake, North Carolina?

By November 25, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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As HP moves into 3D printing, there may still be room for the little guys

The 3D-printing market should be big enough for HP and incumbent companies to thrive, some experts say. In fact, smaller rivals could benefit.

By November 1, 2014

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114-year-old woman had to lie to join Facebook

Due to Facebook age limitations, newly tech-savvy Minnesotan Anna Stoehr had to lie about her age to join the social network.

By October 13, 2014

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Derek Jeter's new site promises unfiltered athletes

Fans apparently want to hear their athletes without the interference of journalists, and the now retired Yankee is giving it to them with a site called the Players' Tribune.

By October 1, 2014