| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Microsoft opened an interactive holiday "pop-up" kiosk store in the Mall in Columbia Friday morning.
The opening of the store, which is located in the mall's center court, coincides with the release of Microsoft's newest product Surface, a tablet...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:43 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2012
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Barnes & Noble has teamed up with Microsoft to create a powerful competitor to the Amazon Kindle -- setting up a mano a mano battle for dominance of the e-reader market. The deal is built around the Barnes & Noble Nook and related digital business....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Today could be a big day for Apple -- or it could be the first sign of a chink in the armor.
Consumers are eager to see the next iteration of the iPhone. They want something new to look at, after seeing the iPhone 4 and, its doppelganger update, the 4S,...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:47 AM
If you were to paint the collective mood of those in the checkout line Saturday at the Laurel Art Center, the brush could have been dipped in the deepest of blues.
The Main Street landmark, which closed in February but reopened April 28 and 29 for a two-...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alex Alexiou had the haggard look of a rough night on the streets of Baltimore —red eyes, unkempt hair, casually disheveled clothes.
He spent the night out for what has become an annual ritual: The sale of the latest iPhone. Alexiou stood fourth in...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Mitt Romney has a great deal of empathy for people like himself -- rich guys -- and he would serve them well as president. Of course, the wealthy have seldom not been served well by our commander-in-chief. Father and son Bush came from among the affluent,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:10 AM
•••• "Minecraft's" release on Xbox Live has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped. Early sales figures project that the game sold over 400,000 copies in the first day it was available. [Major Nelson]