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Xcel Energy headquarters

Mpls. Holds Public Hearing Over City-Owned Utility

Minneapolis is considering adding a November ballot measure about whether to form a city-owned utility; meanwhile, the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce and Xcel Energy, which would lose a contract if the city created a utility, have criticized the process.

July 23, 2013

MN Software Co. Makes 4th Acquisition, Eyes More Deals

HighJump Software, a global provider of supply-chain software, acquired Denmark-based Evenex, marking its fourth acquisition since 2008.

July 18, 2013

Handshake

Hubbard To Acquire 10 Radio Stations For $85.5M

Hubbard will gain five stations each in Seattle and Phoenix, which it said are the 13th- and 14th-largest U.S. radio markets, respectively.

July 16, 2013

Report's Verizon cell service comparison

Report: Verizon Is Top-Performing Carrier In Mpls.

It seems all those years of asking, “Can you hear me now?” have paid off: According to a recent report, Verizon outperformed AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in Twin Cities based on its data, call, and text capabilities.

July 10, 2013

Best Buy to carry a mass-market smart watch starting July 7

Taking a page from a Dick Tracy comic, Best Buy has announced it will begin selling the Pebble “smart watch” in its stores Sunday. As the Star Tribune reports, the Richfield-based...

July 05, 2013

Best Buy store

Best Buy Offers Free iPhone Trade-In, Recalls Laptop Battery

The electronics retailer is re-launching its iPhone trade-in program on Friday, and the promotion will run for nine days.

June 20, 2013

70% Of MN Homes Can Now Access High-Speed Internet

State officials hope to provide access to broadband of a minimum speed quality to all Minnesotans by 2015.

June 04, 2013

Telemedicine

The Telemedicine Tourniquet

How virtual care could make you—and the health care system—well.

May 30, 2013

Acquisition

Multiband To Be Taken Private In $116M Deal

Shares of Multiband Corporation’s stock jumped 25 percent on news that Goodman Networks will acquire it.

May 22, 2013

Calabrio Moves To Mpls. To Accommodate Growth

Software developer Calabrio moved its headquarters from Plymouth to a 30,000-square-foot office in downtown Minneapolis.

April 22, 2013

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