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  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Best Buy to close Inner Harbor, Hunt Valley stores in May

    Best Buy to close Inner Harbor, Hunt Valley stores in May
    Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country. Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...
  • Game cash: the current economics of buying, selling and renting

    Game cash: the current economics of buying, selling and renting
    Even if the rumors about the next-generation consoles not supporting used games are false, we appear to be entering a problematic stage in physical videogame media. The growing ease of digital distribution as well as mandatory online passes and DRM have...
  • Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached

    Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached
    Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks. Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
  • House plan would cut Senate income tax hike in half

    A budget plan moving through the House of Delegates calls for an income tax increase of less than half the size of the hike passed by the Senate last week and would spare taxpayers who make less than $100,000. A House committee approved amendments...
  • House panel would raise taxes-- but less than Senate

    A Maryland House committee voted Monday to raise income taxes — but by a significantly smaller amount than either Gov.Martin O'Malleyor the Senate has proposed. The House plan, backed by SpeakerMichael E. Busch, would spare taxpayers who make...
  • Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands

    Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands
    News Roundup  •••• "Angry Birds Space" did more than 10 million downloads in under three days. In my professional opinion, that’s a lot of flippin’ downloads. [@AngryBirds] •••• Some simultaneous...
  • Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore

    Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore
    Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
  • Friday Buffet: $99 Xbox bundle and 'The Avengers' game that time forgot

    Friday Buffet: $99 Xbox bundle and 'The Avengers' game that time forgot
    News Roundup •••• Wouldn’t it be fun to buy a monthly fee for your Xbox and Kinect like you do with your cell phone? It looks like that’s going to be an option for folks who want to pay $99 for hardware then shell out...
  • Lutherville: LTRC ballet program set to dance to Mount Olympus

    Where can you see Muses and Sirens cavorting with the Fates and Graces? Where else, but Mount Olympus. These characters from Greek Mythology take the stage at the "Ballet From Mount Olympus," which will be presented by the dancers in the Lutherville-...
  • Walmart beats Target in online shopping satisfaction

    Walmart beats Target in online shopping satisfaction
    Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target. That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction. ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
  • Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels

    Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels
    Three of the most popular books in America are being kept off the shelves of the Harford County Public Library system because administrators consider them to be pornographic. British author E.L. James' erotic trilogy about a steamy affair between an...