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  • Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area

    Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area
    Verizon Communications announced this week that its expanded Fios DVR television service is now available in the Baltimore region. The Quantum TV set top box can record six or 12 programs at once, depending on the customer's service plan, said Harry J....
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends

    Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends
    The debut novel of a 30-year-old author born in the Baltimore area and now living in Owings Mills is landing higher and higher on Amazon.com's list of top-selling new releases in gay paperback fiction. Jeremy Scott Blaustein attended the Carver Center...
  • Amazon to occupy second Baltimore warehouse

    Amazon to occupy second Baltimore warehouse
    Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh. The city's...
  • Drones course takes flight at South River High School

    Drones course takes flight at South River High School
    Their real-life drones are still under assembly and likely won't be up and flying until March. Until then, students at South River High School are taking flight with a toy model, a diminutive contraption that a visiting instructor says he flies around...
  • Amazon CEO experimenting with drone delivery service

    Amazon CEO experimenting with drone delivery service
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday night that the online retail giant is experimenting with a drone-based delivery service called "Prime Air," which would drop packages on a customer's doorstep within 30 minutes. Without the...
  • City is failing its small businesses

     City is failing its small businesses
    I feel that it is imperative to the long term viability of Baltimore that both large and small businesses exist in the city. The large companies employ a great many people. The smaller companies tend to be able to supply the daily needs of city residents....
  • Local startup in the battle for razor customers

    Local startup in the battle for razor customers
    Netflix changed the way people rent movies. Amazon upended the big-box bookstore. Other online retailers grabbed market share in niches as diverse as contact lenses and pet medications. Why not razors? That's the question posed by a Catonsville firm...
  • Amazon and L.L. Bean tied for best customer satisfaction during holidays

    Amazon and L.L. Bean tied for best in customer satisfaction during the holiday season, while Priceline.com came in last, an index released Tuesday showed. The ForeSee Experience Index (FXI): 2013 U.S. Retail Edition measured overall and channel-specific...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year
    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies

    Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies
    Baltimore Sun staff and wire reports — With millions of consumers — including 73,000 Marylanders — getting health insurance cancellation notices, President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurers to continue...
  • Amazon makes its own TV and does OK with 'Alpha House'

    Amazon makes its own TV and does OK with 'Alpha House'
    If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House." It's a political satire written and...
  • Indie film director backdrops Harford Co. in psycho thriller

    Indie film director backdrops Harford Co. in psycho thriller
    "Roulette," a psycho-thriller by Maryland native Erik Kristopher Myers, will be sure to leave you feeling tense and on-edge. Myers' film is no fantasy world. He takes real life situations and throws them at his audience – raw and uncensored...