| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks.
Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The surveillance state expands. The Patriot Act allows our phones to be wiretapped. Our email and Internet transactions leave a trail for some to follow. The police can access our GPS location data through our smartphones without a warrant. Retailers...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Good news for consumers fed up with the high price of e-books: The Justice Department has warned Apple and five major publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal reported...
| 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...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:16 PM
ANNAPOLIS—Sitting in your electric car, sipping organic tea from a biodegradable cup, you pull up to your bank's drive-through window quite proud of your environmental awareness and saved dollars.
Then you see the silver Litespeed brand bicycle...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2011
As an Air Force intelligence officer, Sean Lane saw firsthand the communications challenges facing soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Civilians in the United States had better, faster access to data on their smartphones and 3G networks than soldiers did in...