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Ask.fm, Attorney General reach agreement to keep children safer online

Ask.fm, Attorney General reach agreement to keep children safer online

Ask.fm, the anonymous question and answer-based social network linked to several teenage suicides, agreed to revamp its safety procedures in a deal brokered between the site and the Maryland Attorney General's Office.

Millennial Media shares fall after hours after report of widened losses

Millennial Media's losses widened five-fold in the second quarter of the year, missing Wall Street estimates and sending shares down 9 percent in after-hours...

Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation"...

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TESSCO's behind-the-scenes wireless work

TESSCO Technologies supplies 30,000 different products to the wireless industry, the vast majority of them the sort that the nation's...

Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old...

Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses

The University of Maryland University College expects...

KEYW reports second-quarter loss

KEYW Holding Corp., a Hanover-based cybersecurity firm, reported a loss for the second quarter on Wednesday, citing acquisition-related...

Sourcefire reports $2.2 million quarterly profit

Sourcefire Inc., a Columbia-based cybersecurity company, reported it earned $2.2 million in the second quarter, or 7 cents per share. That...

Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B

A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot...

Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says

U.S. commerce "would grind to a halt in a matter of days" in the aftermath of a crippling cyberattack that the nation's ports —...

Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy

This time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten inside sweltering cars. A group of Johns Hopkins...

Regus 'flexible workplace' centers expand in Maryland

Technology company Hope LoanPort could have signed a conventional lease for its new headquarters in Baltimore.

Cyber task force formed for Baltimore-Washington region

Three industry groups from Baltimore and Washington said Thursday that they've banded together to "solidify" the region as the top place for...

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Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to focus on Clippers, teaching

New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft's board of directors, saying Tuesday that the combination of "the Clippers, civic...

With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a...

How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

With a new chief executive at the helm, Sprint this week announced an aggressively priced plan that launches Friday and heavily...

Fuhu unveils giant Big Tab tablets for kids, family game playing

In a scene that’s grown too familiar in many households, parents and children sit together but with all of them buried in their own...

Roku bakes streaming box into TVs, its channels front and center

Roku, a maker of streaming devices that send Internet video to TV screens, is now building its service into the TV sets themselves. The...

More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million

Ice bucket challenge videos, the viral craze of 2014, have raised more than $15.6 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research and...

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