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  • Crowdfunding allows everyone to be an arts patron

    Crowdfunding allows everyone to be an arts patron
    When Scott Burkholder wanted to raise money to create a mural showing the word "love" spelled out in hand gestures, he turned to the power of the crowd. Burkholder, the executive director of the Baltimore Love Project, launched a giving campaign online...
  • Best of Howard County 2011

    Best of Howard County 2011
    What better honor than to be voted the best of the best by your customers and colleagues? In August, we asked Howard Magazine readers to tell us the most notable businesses, people and places from Marriottsville to Savage and from Elkridge to...
  • 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's Safari hunts Explorer users

    With the introduction of Safari at the Macworld San Francisco trade show last week, Apple Computer Inc. boldly entered "the browser wars." Though currently a "beta," computer-speak for "unfinished test version," Safari is impressive software. Apple...
  • Will tech continue leading rebound?

    The stock market is on a hot streak, and technology issues are leading the charge. Of course, investors have heard that come-on before, and for the last 2 1/2 years it has been to their peril to believe that any rebound -- especially in tech -- would...
  • Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark

    Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark
    Time will tell if the literary equivalent of the lightning strike that catapulted Edan Lepucki's "California" to best-sellerdom will work its magic on Stephan Eirik Clark's debut novel as well. Lepucki got the coveted "Colbert Bump" in July when...
  • Sears posts loss for 9th straight quarter as sales fall again

    (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp reported its ninth straight quarterly loss as sales continued to fall and the retailer said it might close more stores than planned this year. Shares of the company, which owns Sears department stores and the Kmart...
  • Parents @ Play: All work and no play? Naaaaah

    Yes, the new school year is almost (or, in some places, already) under way. And, yes, the kids are going to start coming home with backpacks full of homework. But that doesn't mean no more fun. Here are two great activities that will help you make the...
  • Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?

    Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?
    Online retailer Amazon said it welcomed 400 employees at its new Lakeland distribution center for orientation on Thursday. The facility in Lakeland is 1 million square feet, which is about the size of 17 football fields. The entire Altamonte Mall is...
  • Barnes & Noble, Samsung join forces for new Nook tablet

    Barnes & Noble, Samsung join forces for new Nook tablet
    After nearly two years without releasing a new tablet, Barnes & Noble on Wednesday unveiled the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a tablet co-branded with Samsung. The new Nook is essentially a clone of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4, both featuring seven-inch touch...
  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!
    In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...