Minnesota’s own big box tech retailer, Best Buy, sees its Geek Squad in the news since the FBI Used Best Buy’s Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance. Are Geek Squad people really being used as spies? Unfortunately it certainly seems so.
Past Week’s Top Minnesota Stories
- Kidizen lands $3.2M in VC, ramps up hiring
- Stratasys Shrinks Losses In Q4 But Misses Wall Street’s Expectations
- Food-delivery startup targeting office workers raises $6M to expand
- NASA Using Digi International Device To Create “Wireless-In-Space” Network
- Target names new CISO to replace Brad Maiorino
Other Top Tech Stories
- Wikileaks ‘Vault 7’ Part 1:
- Google goes after Slack and splits Hangouts into Chat and Meet
Cool Thing of the Week
- Phil: BuzzFeed brings Video Producers to Minneapolis Office.
- Tim: The Yoerg Brewing Company
- Steve: Steve Martin Teaches Comedy
- The Complete List of 280+ Tech, IT, and DevOps Conferences in 2017
- Mobile Twin Cities, March 14th, BuzzFeed Offices.
- Midwest PHP 2017, March 17-18, Radisson Blu Mall of America
- Enterprise Rising Conference, March 30th
- Use the code Minnov82017 for 21% off your admission
- IoTFuse Conference 2017, April 21st, Mpls Conv Ctr
- Overnight Website Challenge, April 22-23, 2017, CoCo Minneapolis