| May 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Check back on this slug frequently for updated details about the Xbox release.
Microsoft today showcased details of its next-generation gaming platform, Xbox One, which will succeed the Xbox 360. The announcement at Microsoft's Redmond campus followed...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:48 PM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013.
Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College.
This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Howard Community College in Columbia is offering more than 50 new non-credit courses this summer, with many focusing on how to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to preschool-age children and women and girls.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Judy Derbyshire started teaching math at Southampton Middle School in the fall of 1973 and has been teaching there ever since.
This makes her one of 12 active Harford County Public Schools educators to have served for 40 years, and just one of two to...
| May 2, 2013
In the new sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Earth's most precious resource is Tom Cruise. But running a close second (spoiler alert) is water. Aliens want it. All of it.
This is old hat, science fiction-wise. In "The War of the Worlds," H.G. Wells had...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Remember the 1980s? It was to be the decade of Japanese dominance. A post-Jimmy Carter America would be unable to compete with the efficient Japanese jobs machine. Aging technology, lazy management and high-cost labor would ensure America's rapid demise...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:16 PM
The "pop-up" store Microsoft has been planning for the Mall in Columbia will open Oct. 26.
Microsoft announced the opening date for the temporary holiday store on Wednesday.
In September, the company said the Columbia store will be one of about 30...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:07 PM
For more than four years, a team of 40 or so people in Sparks secretly worked for this Tuesday.
In perhaps the biggest day in Firaxis Games' history, the design studio releases "XCOM: Enemy Unknown," a richly detailed and immersive video game that...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:53 AM
•••• Just when you thought it was safe to think about football again, “Madden” confirms that “Tebowing” will be included in this August’s release of the game. Look, this is getting out of...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:15 AM
I wish to respond to Kenneth Weeden's letter to the editor ("Who bears the burden?" Oct. 31). During World War II, people understood the need for sacrifice because if they didn't, there was a good chance we would all be speaking German today. Today's...