Computing

Firefox and Opera meet the big bad Web

Mozilla’s Firefox and Opera Software’s Opera are making a little bit of history this week with new security features, for which the developers deserve our gratitude.

Could PiPress adopt owner’s ‘Quick Read’ concept?

Media News, which owns the Pioneer Press, is exploring Monday-Tuesday papers with shorter stories and fewer pages in several markets. The PiPress isn’t among them, but there’s more to the story.
By David Brauer

Pieces on Ron Paul, Mike Hatch elicit comments

Ron Paul’s snubbing by the GOP, Mike Hatch’s era in the Minnesota attorney general’s office, persistent racism and Arne Carlson’s take on this year’s legislative session were among the issues prompting MinnPost readers’ recent comments… 

‘They will come after you’

The many lawyers who shared with MinnPost their experiences in former Attorney General Mike Hatch’s office say they’re very fearful that he and his successor, Lori Swanson, will find a way to retaliate and punish them — though the actual damage done

How favoritism fueled a TV news fracas

Assault and trespassing charges still hang in the air following a TV news scuffle at an Arabic charter school last week. What fueled the tinderbox? Favoritism. By David Brauer