TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday.

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Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding

Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding

The Baltimore-based online food ordering and delivery service OrderUp has secured $7 million in venture capital funding, paving the way for accelerated growth and two new offices – one in New York City, the other in Boulder, Colorado.

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Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions

Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions

Life is finally starting to settle down for Brooke Bianchetti, who graduated from college, accepted a full-time job and moved to Finksburg all within a few weeks this spring.

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Millennial Media shares fall after hours after report of widened losses

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 trading.

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

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" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers.

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Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Comcast broadens eligibility for $10-a-month Internet access

Comcast broadens eligibility for $10-a-month Internet access

Comcast is making more poor families eligible for a program offering $10-a-month broadband Internet access, and it's offering them a period of free service as part of a back-to-school promotion.

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Google Gmail scanning leads to arrest of man in child pornography

Google Gmail scanning leads to arrest of man in child pornography

Google's controversial practice of scanning emails and analyzing users' emails for targeted ads reportedly led to the arrest of a 41-year-old Houston man who has been charged with possessing and promoting child pornography. 

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The game is electric

The game is electric

Professional video gamers make money playing esports.

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Facebook back online after disruption

Facebook back online after disruption

Facebook Inc. said service to the world's largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.

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Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening, who's doing it and how to get there in downtown Towson.

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Take 10 with Danny Barnycz, a man of experience

Take 10 with Danny Barnycz, a man of experience 

Most Baltimoreans have probably never heard of Danny Barnycz, a 53-year-old Charm City native who still lives in his hometown. But leaders of major corporations and governments the world over know he's the go-to guy when it comes to designing ahead-of-the-curve, over-the-top technological wonders.

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Looking Out: Marylander's LGBT history app marks first anniversary

Looking Out: Marylander's LGBT history app marks first anniversary

A Maryland woman's simple smartphone app that chronicles major LGBT moments in history has reached a milestone of its own: Its one-year anniversary.

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Facebook low in customer satisfaction, Pinterest ranks high: survey

Facebook low in customer satisfaction, Pinterest ranks high: survey

Pinterest users have a high rate of customer satisfaction, according to a new survey by an independent research group. Facebook and LinkedIn users? Not so much.

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Baltimore's website gets new look, overhaul

Baltimore's website gets new look, overhaul

Visitors to Baltimore’s website will find a new sleek look in a design that’s also supposed to help the public find answers to their questions more easily.

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3D printing offers twist on conventional knee replacements

3D printing offers twist on conventional knee replacements

Three months ago, Cindy Colvin could barely walk. Shopping sprees to feed her "first addiction, retail" were out of the question, as were the essentials — getting groceries, tending to household chores and making it into work.

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Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'

Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games.

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Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever

Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever

Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event on record involving 350 million Facebook users worldwide, the company claimed Monday, as it made strides into the so-called "real-time" market dominated by Twitter.

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MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone

MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone 

Users of the Maryland Transit Administration's bus system will be able to track buses in their area via their smartphones and other mobile devices starting this fall, one of many changes announced Monday as part of the agency's multiyear bus improvement plan.

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Maryland Transportation Authority warns of E-ZPass scam

Maryland Transportation Authority warns of E-ZPass scam

Maryland Transportation Authority officials are warning of an email phishing scam that asks E-ZPass holders to pay their toll debts online.

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Astronaut shares bird's-eye view of downtown Baltimore

Astronaut shares bird's-eye view of downtown Baltimore

Cockeysville native and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman shared a bird's-eye view of downtown Baltimore with his Twitter followers Monday, the latest in a string of interesting perspectives he has shared.

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Facebook scores record 1 billion interactions for World Cup

Facebook scores record 1 billion interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments in just the first half of the World Cup, the soccer tournament is already the most talked-about event in Facebook's decade-long history, data obtained by Reuters showed.

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RedOwl reports $4.6 million in new financing

RedOwl reports $4.6 million in new financing

Baltimore data analysis firm RedOwl Analytics announced Tuesday it has raised $4.6 million in new capital from investors, including several San Francisco-based venture capitalists and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank.

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Microsoft store opening Saturday in Towson Town Center

Microsoft store opening Saturday in Towson Town Center

Maryland will get its second Microsoft store on Saturday with an opening at Towson Town Center, the technology giant said Monday.

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BWI pay phones remade for electronic devices

BWI pay phones remade for electronic devices

Out with the old, in with the new. Three banks of pay phones at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport have been converted to charging stations for electronic devices, a small upgrade big on symbolism and commentary on our changing times.

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Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp.

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Microsoft opens specialty store at Columbia mall

Microsoft opens specialty store at Columbia mall

Microsoft's first specialty retail store in Maryland opened Thursday morning inside the Columbia mall to a queue of approximately 100 eager shoppers.

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TweetDeck hacked: Twitter client back online after security breach

TweetDeck hacked: Twitter client back online after security breach

If your Twitter account suddenly retweeted a heart and a seemingly random string of letters and numbers, you aren't alone: TweetDeck was hacked.

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E3 2014 | Electronic Entertainment Expo

E3 2014 | Electronic Entertainment Expo

See pictures from E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Google showcases 5th-grader's winning doodle, a kaleidoscopic purifier

Google showcases 5th-grader's winning doodle, a kaleidoscopic purifier

The winner of Google's annual Doodle 4 Google contest is featured on the search engine giant's homepage today. Audrey Zhang, a 5th-grader from New York, created the doodle, which was chosen from among 100,000 entries.

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Mindgrub Technologies moves to former Phillips site in Locust Point

Mindgrub Technologies moves to former Phillips site in Locust Point

When app developer Mindgrub Technologies outgrew its space for the umpteenth time, CEO Todd Marks did what any good tech entrepreneur would do — he turned to Google.

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Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment

Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment

A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland.

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Baltimore incubator generated nearly $174 million in direct economic activity

Baltimore incubator generated nearly $174 million in direct economic activity

City officials praised the role of a business incubator Wednesday in helping boost the city's economic growth, pointing to a study that attributes nearly $174 million in direct economic activity in the city to the incubator's current and recent tenants.

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