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  • Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy

    Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy
    This time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten inside sweltering cars. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure that parents remember even a silently sleeping baby. As part of a...
  • New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info

    New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info
    Does anybody like companies they don’t know tracking their Internet movements? If your among the “practically everybody” who doesn’t like this snooping, there’s a new site for you. RespectMyDNT.org (DNT means Do Not Track)...
  • Police Department puts steep price on emails

    Police Department puts steep price on emails
    When The Baltimore Sun requested three days of emails sent to or by a trio of officers who help run Baltimore’s troubled speed camera program, the Police Department made clear the messages would be released only at a cost. As in about $2,000,...
  • Showing your work

    The other day an intern on our copy desk spotted an odd duplication of words on a page proof. Checking the original text, I discovered that the copy editor responsible for it had made edits and had preserved all of the original text, including...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom

    Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom
    To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600. It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now. "I was willing to pay that for the great...
  • You don't need a college degree to have a successful career

    Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19). Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
  • In nationwide innovation battle, Baltimore area lags on patents

    In nationwide innovation battle, Baltimore area lags on patents
    Dr. Luis Diaz is an oncologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a researcher with patented findings and the co-founder of a small, fast-expanding company. "We've grown from no employees to one employee to four employees and now we have 12,"...
  • The search for the wedding venue begins

    The search for the wedding venue begins
    And so the wedding planning process begins. I told myself I'd wait until after the holidays to really start thinking about it. "I want to savor my engagement," I replied to anyone who asked about a date and location. And for a while, that worked. I...
  • Five questions with … Karen L. Sitnick

    Five questions with … Karen L. Sitnick
    Karen L. Sitnick's job is jobs — helping people find them. As director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development in Baltimore, she oversees an effort that isn't simple, even in the best of times, as residents struggle to overcome education...
  • Baltimore's R2integrated receives investment from Dallas private equity company

    Baltimore's R2integrated receives investment from Dallas private equity company
    Dallas-based Orix Private Equity announced Wednesday it has invested an undisclosed amount in Baltimore-based R2integrated, which the digital marketing and technology company hopes to use to expand rapidly in the next few years. Founded in 2005, R2i...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...