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  • 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...
  • $69M book settlement is small change for average consumer

    $69M book settlement is small change for average consumer
    Officials across the nation are trumpeting a $69 million settlement in a nationwide price-fixing case against Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. But don't go rushing out to put a downpayment on a beach house. Maryland Attorney...
  • Stephanie Verni's dream of being an author has a happy ending

    Stephanie Verni's dream of being an author has a happy ending
    As a self-described hopeless romantic, it’s no surprise that Ellicott City resident Stephanie Verni recently published a love story. Earlier this year, Verni, 47, added author to her already extensive résumé, which includes her current position...
  • UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats

    UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats
    U.S. counterterrorism efforts monitor and sort vast databases of information for clues on potential plots. Now a team of University of Maryland researchers have used data-mining techniques employed by online giants like Google and Amazon.com to aid in the...
  • 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...
  • Rocket Internet prices shares to value firm around $8 billion

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Rocket Internet, a venture capital group that has launched dozens of online start-ups, expects to raise almost double the amount it initially targeted from its initial public offering, pricing shares to value the firm at...
  • AT&T Launches Broadband Bundle with HBO, Amazon Prime for $39 per Month

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Want HBO without all those other pricey cable channels? AT&T has a new offer for you. The telco, looking to win over customers disinclined to pay for a full lineup of cable channels, is pitching a stripped-down package that...
  • At RadioShack, a history of hits and missed chances

    FORT WORTH, Texas During nearly a century in retailing, RadioShack has reinvented itself time and again as the American consumer moved from primitive radio kits to ever-sophisticated audio equipment, CB radios, and then computers and wireless phones. But...
  • Alibaba and China's slowdown: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Is it a) funny, b) disturbing, or c) irrelevant that Alibaba went public at a sky-high valuation just at the point at which the red-hot economy which spawned it seems content to settle into a creaky middle age? Few of the investors throwing...