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April 29, 2018
Angry online: The Internet can be a mean, angry place. Here’s why
GRAND FORKS — The internet can be a strange place. For a world with no physical substance, seemingly populated entirely by cat videos,...
April 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
April 23, 2018
Candidates, businessmen call on Burgum to protect net neutrality in ND
FARGO — A group of Fargo-area legislative candidates and small businessmen have called on North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to sign an executive...
April 23, 2018 - 5:33pm
March 28, 2018
Dayton pushes for more broadband expansion money
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's broadband situation is better than some other states but 12 percent of Minnesotans, mostly in greater Minnesota,...
March 28, 2018 - 1:17pm
March 1, 2018
Russian trolls sought to inflame debate over Dakota Access Pipeline
WASHINGTON - Russian trolls used Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to inflame U.S. political debate over energy policy and climate change, a finding...
March 1, 2018 - 10:36am
February 8, 2018
Internet scammers are terrible, and this troll is their nightmare
In a call center, somewhere on Earth, a telephone rang. John picked up. On the other end of the line was a man who spoke in a preposterously...
February 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 12, 2018
US Supreme Court will reconsider whether internet sales should be taxed
FARGO — Julie and Gregg Robbins, proprietors of side-by-side stores Pinch & Pour and Fowlers Heritage Co., are among the legions of brick-and-mortar...
January 12, 2018 - 11:08pm
December 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: There's nothing neutral about net neutrality
MINOT, N.D. — A lack of government intervention and regulation has generally served the internet well. Not perfectly. That the internet is...
December 3, 2017 - 5:50am
November 7, 2017
Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking
WASHINGTON - When Congress launched an effort in August to enable prosecution of online sex trafficking by amending the Communications Decency...
November 7, 2017 - 9:24am
October 17, 2017
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — A data breach at an Arden Hills-based financial services company serving Catholic Church members in the upper Midwest has affected nearly 130,000 current and former members. The unidentified hacker accessed the first and last names, mailing addresses, dates...
October 17, 2017 - 10:16am
October 15, 2017
Kudos to companies that make technology work for rural life
When I left for college, it was with the knowledge that my parents were only a phone call away. I was going 410 miles from home, a ridiculous...
October 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
July 24, 2017
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Here's a switch: Your local cable company may soon be offering you a cable TV bundle from Sony -- which markets its PlayStation Vue service as...
July 24, 2017 - 2:32pm
July 12, 2017
CenturyLink sued by Minnesota AG after accusations company overcharges customers
July 12, 2017 - 5:16pm
July 11, 2017
Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans
WASHINGTON - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television...
July 11, 2017 - 4:01pm
Google, Facebook join protest of net neutrality rollback
How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley's favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That's the number of sites and organizations...
July 11, 2017 - 7:59am
June 26, 2017
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Most of us who live or have lived in rural America understand that the pace is usually a little slower and the cost of living is much less expensive...
June 26, 2017 - 7:09am