| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alex Alexiou had the haggard look of a rough night on the streets of Baltimore —red eyes, unkempt hair, casually disheveled clothes.
He spent the night out for what has become an annual ritual: The sale of the latest iPhone. Alexiou stood fourth in...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:23 PM
While Marylanders are consumed with the debate over whether to allow a sixth casino and table games like poker and blackjack, the state is quietly moving ahead with an idea that could make gambling much more pervasive: Internet lottery sales. And in...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:33 AM
With the much-anticipated release of the iPhone 5 less than two days away, the Apple Store in the Mall in Columbia is preparing for the horde of customers expected to flood the Mall early Friday morning.
According to a mall spokeswoman, doors will open...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
In a perfect world, there's a parking space next to your destination and it's free.
For an imperfect world where parking is scarce and must be paid for, there's Dani Shavit, who wants to turn your mobile phone into a parking lot cashier's window.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:04 PM
With the much-anticipated release of the iPhone 5 less than a day away, the Apple Store at Towson Town Center is preparing for an early wave of customers expected to come to the mall early Friday morning.
Towson Town Center will open its doors at 7 a.m....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Harford County cell phone retailers big and small were preparing Thursday for a mad rush for the national release of the iPhone 5 early Friday morning.
The phone, which will cost between $199 to $399 depending on its gigabytes, was set to create...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Parked in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis are cars with tempting stuff in plain sight: a GPS unit on the dashboard, a cellphone on the console, a handbag with a wallet visible in it on the floor behind the driver's seat.
But it isn't just would-be...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Modest lines in Towson saw people in queue Friday morning waiting to be among the first to grasp the latest iPhone from Apple — the iPhone 5.
At the Verizon store on York Road, a small line of five people gathered outside the store by 8 a.m. The...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Nicki Minaj wanted a cell phone case that matched her larger-than-life look — something cartoonish, with bright colors.
So last year, the pop star turned to Tristan Herbert, a 23-year-old Parkville artist who makes custom covers for iPhones and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers.
| Feb 8, 2013
Under the plush leather exterior of Uber Technologies Inc. beats the heart of a rebel.
The app-driven startup, which began operations in Baltimore at the end of January, hopes to attract upscale customers who don't mind paying extra — a lot...