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  • .Com is so 1990s -- Internet braces for a lot more domain name variety

    .Com is so 1990s -- Internet braces for a lot more domain name variety
    The worldwide entity that acts as a traffic cop for Internet domain names, ICANN, today released a list of hundreds of proposed top level domain names that could supplment the current 20+ suffixes in use, such as .com, .org., .net, .org, and .xxx. ICANN...
  • Employers weed out job candidates with off-the-wall questions

    You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball: "If you were a box of cereal, what would you be?" That's an actual question Wegmans posed to a...
  • OUYA and the assault on the 'big three' of console gaming

    OUYA and the assault on the 'big three' of console gaming
    Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo should consider themselves “on notice.” Making a gaming console is not an act of magic or divine intervention. The old paradigm is about to be shaken up by OUYA (pronounced OOH-Yah), a free-spirited Android-powered...
  • Microsoft's iPad competitor, Surface, is coming

    Microsoft's iPad competitor, Surface, is coming
    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...
  • Microsoft unveils 'Surface,' a new challenger to the iPad

    Microsoft unveils 'Surface,' a new challenger to the iPad
    Microsoft wanted a tablet done right, so the company figured it’d give it a try. CEO Steve Ballmer announced the Microsoft “Surface” family of tablet devices Monday in Los Angeles, a move that sends a clear warning shot across the Apple...
  • The have-littles and the have-nots

    The have-littles and the have-nots
    Hey, did you hear the joke about the world leader who had the answer to the global economic crisis? Well, there you go -- now you have. Remember the old days, when leaders of developed nations would hold summits to decide how to solve the plight of the...
  • Wheel Road to see more Verizon facility relocations

    Another portion of Wheel Road near Bel Air will soon be affected by the relocation of Verizon facilities. At their meeting July 12, members of the Harford County Board of Estimates approved a contract of $186,726 with Verizon to relocate poles and...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Howard School system nonprofit to donate computers to students

    Pat Sasse says that scores of families in Howard County lack computers in the home, leaving parents to follow up a long day of work with an evening spent at libraries, hoping their children have enough time to do homework on public computers that are in...
  • Helping businesses defend against cyber threats

    Helping businesses defend against cyber threats
    Analysts with the National Security Agency see the threats coming at corporate America: viruses, worms and other malware targeting the computer networks that serve the nation's banks, utilities and businesses. But the 64-year-old law that established the...
  • TV, Web shine with sound, keen coverage

    Television loves ritual and pageantry. And Tuesday, the medium absolutely soared on the feast of both, found in the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. TV and its small-screen online cousins have never provided more...
  • Dixon defense outlines strategy

    Attorneys for Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon gave the first hints about how they will defend against charges that Dixon stole gift cards intended for needy families, arguing in documents filed this week that prosecutors will have to prove she knew the cards...