| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Apple today announced what many were expecting, given its huge war chest of around $100 billion in cash: future stock dividends and a stock repurchasing program.
The company released the news in a conference call early Monday. It's amassed a huge pile of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Apple has gone on a very public tax strike. Months after reporting the second-highest quarterly profits in U.S. history, America's favorite company is refusing to bring home more than $60 billion of offshore funds in protest of the taxes it would have...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A beer bottle was lit up like a Christmas tree on one Facebook page and flanked by stuffed animals in another.
Then there were the iPhone apps that allowed drinking enthusiasts to hunt for virtual trophies or monitor the weather through drink prices, and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Baltimore County Public Library will officially launch a new 3M Cloud-based e-Book lending service with an event on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the Towson branch on York Road.
The 3M Cloud Library system service will provide Baltimore County Public...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:00 PM
The idea for Woofound came to Joshua Spears while he struggled to plan a blind date. He was looking for things to do and places to eat that matched his and his date's tastes and preferences in a personal way. But there was no app for that.
So he and...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:54 PM
My eyes, I can't see. My ears, they're ringing. What's that? Apple did what?
Yeah, Apple dropped a big concussion grenade on us today, especially Google and the GPS makers. CEO Tim Cook & Co. unveiled a ton of new goodies at Apple's annual developer...
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Microsoft on Monday unveiled a nice looking tablet computer called Surface, or rather, a pair of devices that are targeting the tablet market currently dominated by Apple and Android.
Surface looks pretty cool. I like the thin tactile keyboard that...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A new space at the Savage branch of the Howard County Library is giving teens the opportunity to experiment with the latest digital technology.
And the HiTech digital learning lab has developed a following, with some students coming every afternoon,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...