| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
In social media slang, the above means “Oh my God, parent alert,” and that is just what parents have to be these days ... alert to what their kids are doing and saying in this digital world.
With all of the social media outlets...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The great news for Baltimore and Maryland is that the University of Maryland Baltimore County's president, Freeman A. Hrabowski III, was named to Time's annual Top 100 influential people today.
Another person on the list: Walter Isaacson, known...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:33 PM
At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved tax-increment financing for the James Run Corporate Campus project at Route 543 and I-95, with those supporting it calling it an important opportunity for the county.
The legislation passed by a vote of 4 to...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:23 AM
The streets were quiet Thanksgiving evening. An empty bus rolled up North Charles Street, toward Towson, a town mostly rolled up for the holiday.
But outside Target in the Towson Marketplace shopping center, a long line of was forming at 7 p.m. —...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:37 PM
A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn.
Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Gus G. Sentementes has a story in today's paper about the introduction of new bill-payment methods in restaurants. With Near Field Technology (NFC), "mobile phones would come equipped with a new chip, which would allow consumers to simply wave their......
| Aug 18, 2011
Columbia-based Cornerstone Records Management LLC announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of The Houston File Room Inc., based in Spring, Texas. The Houston File Room is a privately-owned company that provides secured document storage...
| Aug 27, 2011
With a tap on his smartphone, University of Maryland student Shiv Krishnamoorthy can instantly alert police as he walks through the dimly lit corners of the College Park campus — and share with them his precise location, plus live video and audio....
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Located just minutes from Delaware’s pristine Delmarva beaches, Lennar’s Plantation Lakes in Millsboro is the perfect community for Mid-Atlantic city dwellers looking for a tranquil retreat. Just a two and a half hour...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Apple CEO Steve Jobs was an inspiring man who changed the we look at technology. Virtually every project he created was a world-class success.
His 2007 iPod changed the way we listen to music; his iPhone put a computer in customers' hand. And his iPad...
| Oct 23, 2011
The mobile app economy is real — and it's brewing in Baltimore.
Many businesses are opening their wallets and spending to build mobile apps for customers to use. And developers are in hot demand across the United States, various surveys this year...