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  • The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners

    The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners
    Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up. Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
  • Comcast raises top Internet speeds for Baltimore customers

    Comcast raises top Internet speeds for Baltimore customers
    Comcast announced this week that it increased the speeds of its Internet services for many customers in the Northeast, including in Baltimore. A mid-range plan called "Blast" now has a top download speed of 105 Mbps, which is more than double the...
  • Columbia mall reopens after deadly shooting

    Columbia mall reopens after deadly shooting
    Anxious employees had many questions as they gathered in movie theater seats for a security briefing on their first day back to work at The Mall in Columbia since a deadly weekend shooting: How can workers spot threats? Are there enough security cameras?...
  • Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number

    Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number
    It had been years since Tammy Bresnahan dialed 936-1212 to hear the Baltimore-area weather forecast, and when she called it again last month, she was surprised to learn the once-popular hot line had been disconnected. "The weather's been kind of...
  • Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive

    Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive
    When Howard County Budget Director Ray Wacks spoke last year to a commission charged with considering salaries for Howard's elected officials, he struck a guarded tone. "Things are getting better," he told the group in November. "We're in a period, I...
  • A merger of necessity [Commentary]

    A merger of necessity [Commentary]
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete. For years, the critics have advocated forcing companies...
  • Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things

    Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things
    Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...
  • Baltimore County Code Enforcement goes mobile

    Baltimore County Code Enforcement goes mobile
    Baltimore County Code Enforcement unveiled a new mobile system Thursday that will allow citizens to register and track neighborhood nuisance issues such as overgrown lawns, uncovered garbage and rats online. "This is a $1.13 million platform that...
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Bel Air Verizon store among first to become Smart outlet

    In an effort to help its customers reverse the company's observation that most people use only about 10 percent of their cell phones' capabilities, Verizon has begun turning some of its retail outlets into what it calls "Smart Stores," with one of the...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...