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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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Apple's iPhone 6 clears hurdles in China, to hit mainland Oct. 17

Chinese consumers may be able get their hands on Apple’s iPhone 6 as early as Oct. 17, after the company...

GoPro gets a little cheaper -- and fancier -- with new Hero4 camera

GoPro hoisted its high-end offering further into the age of high-definition video with the introduction of the Hero4, its latest line of...

China's gray market hot for iPhones, even amid push for local handsets

It might not be easy for mainland Chinese to buy a new iPhone 6, but that’s not stopping plenty of people from...

Netflix users watching 92 minutes a day, but YouTube remains king

Netflix pushed out 7 billion hours of content from April through June, spread over the 50.05 million subscribers Netflix said it had as of...

Radiohead's Thom Yorke offers new album for sale -- through BitTorrent

Radiohead's Thom Yorke more than just surprised fans by releasing an unexpected new album Friday. He broke new ground...

Apple responds to claims of bending iPhones, calling cases 'rare'

Apple Inc. has responded to complaints that the newest version of its flagship product, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, are vulnerable to...

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