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MNsure's online exchange gets poor evaluation

MNsure, Minnesota’s state health insurance exchange, is in need of major improvements to be ready for the next wave of consumers who will buy coverage through the system later this year...

June 18, 2014

Possible hurdle for Medtronic-Covidien deal: Congress

The $43 billion deal Medtronic announced late Sunday to acquire Ireland-based competitor Covidien – and save the newly merged company a bundle on U.S. taxes – is not yet a done deal. One possible...

June 17, 2014

Handshake

Mpls. Bio-Tech Firm Buys California Company For $300M

Bio-Techne has agreed to purchase ProteinSimple for $300 million in cash in a deal expected to close this summer.

June 17, 2014

Checkout glitches plague Target stores nationwide

Target customers across the country waited in long lines because of a problem with cash registers on Sunday night, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Shortly after 11 p.m., the company said the...

June 15, 2014

M&A

Mpls’ Verisae Buys East Coast Software Firm

Verisae said that, by combining the two companies, it will be able to expand its capabilities in workforce management.

June 11, 2014

Best Buy Aims To Capitalize As Amazon Halts Pre-Orders

The company reminded its Twitter followers that certain movies, which currently aren't available for preorder on Amazon.com, can still be ordered from Best Buy.

June 11, 2014

Brad Maiorino

Target Taps GM Leader As Chief Information Security Officer

Brad Maiorino, who has overseen information security at General Motors and General Electric, will join Target in the newly formed chief information security officer role.

June 10, 2014

Franken renews push to ban 'stalking apps'; ad industry airs concerns

At a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday U.S. Sen. Al Franken revived his push to ban smartphone apps he says many stalkers use to track the movements of their victims. As the Associated Press reports...

June 04, 2014

Westwerk Office

Mpls. Digital Agency Acquires “WordPress Theme Shop”

The acquisition of Press75 will expand Westwerk’s offerings, including “themes” for WordPress-based websites, and the agency is eyeing additional growth.

June 04, 2014

Apple and Mayo

Mayo Clinic Working With Apple On New Health App

Clinicians can use HealthKit to define custom ranges for metrics like heart rate and blood pressure for the patient.

June 02, 2014

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