August 27, 2020

Google location-tracking tactics troubled its own engineers

Google’s own engineers were troubled by the way the company secretly tracked the movements of people who didn’t want to be followed until a 2018 […]
August 26, 2020

Party disavows Kansas candidate who admitted to revenge porn

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Democratic Party on Wednesday declared that the 19-year-old nominee for a state House seat is “unfit” for office because of […]
August 26, 2020

White House is mulling options to prevent airline furloughs

The White House is considering whether it can take action to prevent thousands of job losses in the airline industry a month before the election […]
August 26, 2020

Industrial building going up in Eden Praire north of I-494

The Opus Group has begun construction on a $15 million industrial building in Eden Prairie, its third such project in the metro region in two […]
August 26, 2020

Computer pioneer Arnold Spielberg, Steven's dad, dies at 103

LOS ANGELES — Arnold Spielberg, father of filmmaker Steven Spielberg and an innovating engineer whose work helped make the personal computer possible, has died at […]
August 26, 2020

Sometime soon, your car will park itself in urban garages

DETROIT — So after the coronavirus threat has passed, you head downtown for a baseball game. You get to the parking garage, and using an […]
August 26, 2020

Eden Prairie-based iMedia raising $15 million in secondary offering

iMedia Brands is planning to sell shares in a secondary stock offering that could raise approximately $15 million for the interactive digital commerce company. The […]
August 26, 2020

Oil industry shuts platforms, rigs, refineries before storm

NEW YORK — The energy industry is bracing for catastrophic storm surges and winds as Hurricane Laura cuts a dangerous path toward the coastlines of […]
August 26, 2020

Salesforce, Anaplan rise; Nordstrom, Pure Storage fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., up 34 cents to $9.67. The information technology company beat […]
August 26, 2020

Laura gains strength, could bring 'unsurvivable' storm surge

DELCAMBRE, La. — Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane, raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be “unsurvivable” […]