Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway Announces New Website

Just in time for the travel season, the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway announces the launching of its new updated website: Located along the Minnesota River, the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway is a destination in itself. The Byway Alliance, a non-profit, has been promoting tourism in the Minnesota River Valley for nearly 20 years, and are excited about how the new website will help them in their efforts!


MediaFire's New Power Upload Feature for iOS 8

MediaFire Image, Courtesy MediaFire

Original article submitted to Independent Forum Review
HOUSTON, TX--(November 18, 2014) - MediaFire, a leading provider of consumer online storage solutions, announced the release of MediaFire for iOS 8, their latest cloud storage application for iPhone and iPad.


Minnesota Company PetChatz Develops Software to Chat with Pets, But May Find Legal Battles Ahead

A Minnesota company called Anser Innovations that develops software and hardware, created PetChatz specifically to chat with pets, may find itself entangled with legal battles ahead, but it looks like they have worked hard on their product regardless.


Say Goodbye to Snow Days as One MN School Already Has

Sorry kids. Snow days may be a thing of the past. Just as adults have become increasingly more flexible in being able to work at home, students can now telecommute and study at home as well. One school in Minnesota sees it as a way to manage education by using modern and existing technology.


Minnesota Wild and Daktronics Unveil New Scoreboard at Xcel Center

The Minnesota Wild and their tech partner, Daktronics announced a recent tech renovation at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn.
A full display at Minnesota Wild home opener vs. Colorado Avalanche at Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul will be the focus of the new tech from Daktronics.

A custom High-Def LED scoreboard features video displays 16 times greater resolution will be hung in the center of the arena, according to sources


Minnesota Tech Company 75F Takes Home Minnesota Cup Award

A Mankato company recently won the Minnesota Cup challenge at the University of Minnesota. The company uses wireless technology to reduce commercial heating and cooling costs. The 10th annual Minnesota Cup entrepreneurial sweepstakes announced the winner last week.


Another Tech Company Makes Exit from Minnesota Lured by Big Bucks from Overseas

Minnesota Tech Company in Hutchinson

There is a startling trend in Minnesota: Tech entrepreneurs hungry for success are finding that Minnesota isn't hospitable to their needs as entrepreneurs.


Some Minnesota Tech Companies Lured Away to Silicon Valley

Dunwoody College of Technology Campus Minneapolis, Minnesota

Some tech companies in Minnesota get somewhat successful and find themselves moving to the San Fransisco Bay area of California known as Silicon Valley to grow or sell their companies amidst a large network of like-minded entrepreneurs and investors. As the Star Trib tells the story, many of these companies left because the culture of the Silicon Valley tech network is helpful and supportive, likely more so than the rigid and fragmented entrepreneurial landscape in Minnesota.


Bridgewater Uses Madden Video Game to Study Plays

Vikings training camp begins in July in Mankato at MSU

Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, according to sources, uses the Madden video game to learn the Minnesota Vikings' playbook, in addition to putting in quality time on the actual field (opposed to the pixel-by-pixel one).

The actual training camp for the Minnesota Vikings takes place at Minnesota State University, Mankato and its opening is nearing closer. Vendors and fans will soon envelope the MSU campus to watch the team and support them with "purple pride." Coincidentally, the MSU colors are nearly the same as the Vikings.