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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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10 ways Facebook is telling businesses to confront changing ad market

The soaring usage of Facebook on mobile devices has generated an expensive problem for the companies that advertise on the 1.3-billion-...

Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans

After antitrust concerns sank a Sprint and T-Mobile merger this summer, the two carriers are now duking it out for customers with new...

Ahead of iPhone 6, Wal-Mart rolls back prices on iPhone 5s, 5c

Ahead of next month's expected iPhone 6 unveiling, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is looking to clear its inventory of last year's iPhones by...

UPS Stores hit by breach of credit card, customer data

Customers at UPS Stores in Orange and 50 other locations across the country may have had their personal information and credit or debit card...

Vine makes a play for brands by adding video-import feature

Hoping to lure brands onto its platform, the social app Vine on Wednesday added an import feature to its service that should make it...

Twitter, YouTube try to stamp out images of journalist's beheading

Twitter has been suspending the accounts of some users who share images and videos that show the beheading of journalist James Foley by...

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