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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...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • 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...
  • Amazon entra en zona de libre comercio para impulsar su oferta en China: Xinhua

    PEKÍN (Reuters) - Amazon.com abrirá una tienda en la zona de libre comercio china de Shanghái, dijeron el miércoles medios estatales, con la intención de aprovechar una regulación menos rígida para vender una gama de productos más amplia en el país. El...
  • Amazon enters Shanghai free trade zone to boost offering in China

    Amazon enters Shanghai free trade zone to boost offering in China
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, the company said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country. The U.S. online retailer'...
  • 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...
  • Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for...