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  • In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare
    The Silicon Valley-military industrial complex is increasingly in the crosshairs of artificial intelligence engineers. A few weeks ago, Google was reported to be backing out of a Pentagon contract around Project Maven, which would use image recognition to
  • Are scooter startups really worth billions?

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    Are scooter startups really worth billions?
    It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire fro
  • How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure
    The infrastructure that underpins our lives is not something we ever want to think about. Nothing good has come from suddenly needing to wonder “where does my water come from?” or “how does electricity connect into my home?” That p
  • Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant
    When Google wowed the tech world with its demo of Duplex — the tech that allows its digital Assistant make phone calls to perform mundane tasks like booking haircuts or making restaurant reservations — Microsoft's Cortana chief was impressed,
  • A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years
    Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in
  • Uber safety driver of fatal self-driving crash was watching Hulu, not the road

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    Uber safety driver of fatal self-driving crash was watching Hulu, not the road
    A safety driver operating an Uber self-driving vehicle looked down at a phone that was streaming The Voice on Hulu 204 times during a 43-minute test drive that ended when pedestrian Elaine Herzberg was struck and killed in Tempe, Arizona, according to a
  • LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles
    Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate. That's
  • Startup Battlefield is coming to the Middle East and North Africa, apply today

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    Startup Battlefield is coming to the Middle East and North Africa, apply today
    TechCrunch is hosting its first startup competition for entrepreneurs across the Middle East and North Africa! We’ve wanted to bring TechCrunch to the region for a long time, and now thanks to our sponsor Facebook, TechCrunch is bringing the Startup
  • The future of AI relies on a code of ethics

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    The future of AI relies on a code of ethics
    Facebook has recently come under intense scrutiny for sharing the data of millions of users without their knowledge. We’ve also learned that Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that
  • States will be able to charge sales tax on online purchases thanks to the Supreme Court

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:50 GMT

    States will be able to charge sales tax on online purchases thanks to the Supreme Court
    In a five-to-four decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that states can make online businesses collect sales taxes — even if they don’t have a physical presence in that state. Today’s ruling overturns a decision from the Court i
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  • Deepfakes are about to make revenge porn so much worse

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Deepfakes are about to make revenge porn so much worse
    This piece is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means to be a woman on the internet.  When the world realized late last year that you could convincingly superimpose one person's face onto another person's face in a video, it was because men
  • Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant
    When Google wowed the tech world with its demo of Duplex — the tech that allows its digital Assistant make phone calls to perform mundane tasks like booking haircuts or making restaurant reservations — Microsoft's Cortana chief was impressed,
  • The US army will give startups who invent new weapons a cash prize

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    The US army will give startups who invent new weapons a cash prize
    Move over, YCombinator. The hottest and not-troubling-at-all new startup accelerator is the army! The US army is running a competition that will give startups that create winning new weapons technology a cash prize of up to $200,000. First spotted by Enga
  • LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles
    Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate. That's
  • NVCTC holding Youth Entrepreneur Camp

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT


    North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) will hold a Youth Entrepreneur Camp, July 9-12 at Grafton Middle School. The Entrepreneur Camp is open to grades 3-6 and will provide young entrepreneurs a chance to become business owners, develop their o
  • The 1960s Android Abandoned By NASA

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    The 1960s Android Abandoned By NASA
    Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! NASA’s Mechanical Man In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered a speech to the American people promising a successful Moon landing by the end of the decade. Neil Armstrong would eventually take the
  • Lawmakers send bipartisan letter to Google asking it to end partnership with Huawei

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Lawmakers send bipartisan letter to Google asking it to end partnership with Huawei
    Google's got mail. Lawmakers from the Senate and House sent a letter today to Google boss Sundar Pichai asking him to reconsider the company's relationship with Chinese smartphone company Huawei. The letter argued that the relationship posed a serious nat
  • Crookston Chamber Ambassadors visit McDonald's, Valley Tech Park, and Jen's Fashion Den

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT


    Crookston Chamber Ambassadors recently made some calls at three businesses in town.They visited McDonald's during their grand opening after renovations, welcomed Christine Anderson to the Small Business Development Center at Valley Technology Park, and to
  • Feet Keep Washing Ashore In Canada, Sneaker Tech May Be The Culprit

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Feet Keep Washing Ashore In Canada, Sneaker Tech May Be The Culprit
    Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! Floating Feet Mystery Ocean tides have deposited 14 human feet on the shoreline of a Canadian province over the past decade, and the deceased’s preference for activewear may be the cause of the unusual phenome
  • ACLU petitions Amazon to stop selling surveillance technology to the government

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    ACLU petitions Amazon to stop selling surveillance technology to the government
    The American Civil Liberties Union is delivering a petition to Amazon's Seattle headquarters today with more than 150,000 signatures. They are requesting for Amazon to stop providing the government with facial recognition technology. "Amazon has entered t
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  • Hugh Hewitt: Trump is sabotaging a successful presidency

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT


    President Donald Trump — always confident, always exuberant, always selling – crashes forward with the policies and people he embraces until he hits a shocking obstacle and falls back, at first stunned and disbelieving, but resolving quickly n
  • Real World Economics: Supreme Court gets it right on internet sales taxes, at least as far as it can

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Real World Economics: Supreme Court gets it right on internet sales taxes, at least as far as it can
    Sometimes when our paralyzed Congress fails to act, the Supreme Court has to step in. Jurists are not always great on economic issues, but in deciding last week that online retailers can be subjected to sales taxes they got one right. There are, however,
  • Business People: Sunday, June 24

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT


    ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS Edina-based Bellmont Partners has been named Health Care Public Relations Agency of the Year in Ragan Communications’ and PR Daily’s national Ace Awards. … Evans Larson, Minneapolis, announced that
  • Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
    In a decision that digital rights advocates called “a groundbreaking victory for Americans’ privacy rights,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone records that can
  • Facebook accidentally sent developer reports to app testers

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Facebook accidentally sent developer reports to app testers
    While Facebook is still reeling from it's Cambridge Analytica scandal, it has been trying to clean up its image as a company that plays fast and loose with your privacy. Unfortunately, there's yet another issue. According to TechCrunch, Facebook acci...
  • Supreme Court decision marks big change for police gathering of phone data

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Supreme Court decision marks big change for police gathering of phone data
    WASHINGTON — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices’ 5-4 decision marks a big chang
  • Facebook will soon let you know how much time you spend 'socializing'

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Facebook will soon let you know how much time you spend 'socializing'
    Facebook is developing a feature that will let you know how much time you spend on it. TechCrunch found an unreleased tool deep in the code for the platform's Android app called "Your Time On Facebook" which shows how much time, on average, you spend...
  • In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT


    Echo PressHow are you doing with robocalls? I've been pretty tired of them for some time. And now that they have upped their technology, the companies that make those calls can...
  • In Dayton’s Bluff, St. Paul City Council overrules Heritage Preservation Commission on solar panels

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    In Dayton’s Bluff, St. Paul City Council overrules Heritage Preservation Commission on solar panels
    Erik Berger lives in one of the last structures on Conway Street before it dead-ends near Mounds Boulevard and Interstate 94. It’s a modest single-family house — recently valued at $81,000, according to Ramsey County tax records — in an
  • Volvo's new self-driving tech could let you sleep during your commute

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Volvo's new self-driving tech could let you sleep during your commute
    Volvo has a new goal with its popular XC90 crossover SUV: to make commuting a semi-automatic process thanks to level 4 self-driving technology. The Senior Vice President of Volvo, Henrik Green, told The Car Connection that the XC90 would be able to s...
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  • In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare
    The Silicon Valley-military industrial complex is increasingly in the crosshairs of artificial intelligence engineers. A few weeks ago, Google was reported to be backing out of a Pentagon contract around Project Maven, which would use image recognition to
  • Are scooter startups really worth billions?

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Are scooter startups really worth billions?
    It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire fro
  • Intel's first ever indoor light show shines on Pride with 50 mini drones

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Intel's first ever indoor light show shines on Pride with 50 mini drones
    It may not be the 1,200 drones that transformed into snowboarders and the Olympic rings for the Winter Games earlier this year, but 50 Intel Shooting Star Mini drones lit up a multi-level store building for a Pride celebration in San Francisco Friday nigh
  • How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure
    The infrastructure that underpins our lives is not something we ever want to think about. Nothing good has come from suddenly needing to wonder “where does my water come from?” or “how does electricity connect into my home?” That p
  • Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
    In a decision that digital rights advocates called “a groundbreaking victory for Americans’ privacy rights,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone records that can
  • Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant
    When Google wowed the tech world with its demo of Duplex — the tech that allows its digital Assistant make phone calls to perform mundane tasks like booking haircuts or making restaurant reservations — Microsoft's Cortana chief was impressed,
  • A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years
    Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in
  • Sphero acquires a music education startup

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Sphero acquires a music education startup
    It’s hard to say precisely how Sphero’s pivot to education is going in these early stages, but it recently got an infusion of funding and is already out acquiring new startups. The BB-8 maker announced this morning that it’s picked up Sp
  • Startup Battlefield is coming to the Middle East and North Africa, apply today

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    Startup Battlefield is coming to the Middle East and North Africa, apply today
    TechCrunch is hosting its first startup competition for entrepreneurs across the Middle East and North Africa! We’ve wanted to bring TechCrunch to the region for a long time, and now thanks to our sponsor Facebook, TechCrunch is bringing the Startup
  • LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:51 GMT

    LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles
    Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate. That's
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  • Deepfakes are about to make revenge porn so much worse

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Deepfakes are about to make revenge porn so much worse
    This piece is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means to be a woman on the internet.  When the world realized late last year that you could convincingly superimpose one person's face onto another person's face in a video, it was because men
  • Finally, a 7-Day Detox Plan That's Doable

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Finally, a 7-Day Detox Plan That's Doable
    As much as I like to tell diets to go f*ck themselves, I can also admit that a detox would probably do me good. The thought of ridding my body of the bad stuff and feeling noticeably healthier sounds amazing, but I've struggled to find a plan that didn't
  • In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare
    The Silicon Valley-military industrial complex is increasingly in the crosshairs of artificial intelligence engineers. A few weeks ago, Google was reported to be backing out of a Pentagon contract around Project Maven, which would use image recognition to
  • Are scooter startups really worth billions?

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Are scooter startups really worth billions?
    It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire fro
  • How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure
    The infrastructure that underpins our lives is not something we ever want to think about. Nothing good has come from suddenly needing to wonder “where does my water come from?” or “how does electricity connect into my home?” That p
  • Intel's first ever indoor light show shines on Pride with 50 mini drones

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Intel's first ever indoor light show shines on Pride with 50 mini drones
    It may not be the 1,200 drones that transformed into snowboarders and the Olympic rings for the Winter Games earlier this year, but 50 Intel Shooting Star Mini drones lit up a multi-level store building for a Pride celebration in San Francisco Friday nigh
  • Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Supreme Court Just Ruled Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
    In a decision that digital rights advocates called “a groundbreaking victory for Americans’ privacy rights,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone records that can
  • Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Cortana's big challenge: Catching up to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant
    When Google wowed the tech world with its demo of Duplex — the tech that allows its digital Assistant make phone calls to perform mundane tasks like booking haircuts or making restaurant reservations — Microsoft's Cortana chief was impressed,
  • A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years
    Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in
  • Sphero acquires a music education startup

    Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:27:52 GMT

    Sphero acquires a music education startup
    It’s hard to say precisely how Sphero’s pivot to education is going in these early stages, but it recently got an infusion of funding and is already out acquiring new startups. The BB-8 maker announced this morning that it’s picked up Sp