| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A pharmaceutical company, a corporate-data analytics firm and a lighting company learned Monday night that they won the top prizes at the state's inaugural competition for start-up firms — $100,000 each.
The InvestMaryland Challenge drew entries...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Probably nothing else needs to be said about the Ticketmaster issue, especially after the well-written letter from Barbara Blumberg ("Ticketmaster is a scalper by another name," March 6). However, it should be pointed out that Ticketmaster is just one...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Today's young adults have never known a world without computers. By age 4, they could re-program an Atari game system to deploy nuclear water balloons over the back fence and into the neighbors' barbecue. (At least, my 4-year-old could. We moved soon...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The Glenelg United Methodist Church will be offering a free program entitled Java and Jazz at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, as part of the congregation's Community Concert Series. The concert will feature the Kenny Rittenhouse Jazz Quartet.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:47 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday to make the case for Obama's record on jobs and the economy.
The president “is moving America forward, not back,” O'Malley...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Recent reports suggest that the U.S. government was likely engaged in two very sophisticated cyber attacks: one that spied on Iran's nuclear program and another that slowed it by destroying centrifuges. These attacks encourage a twinge of national pride...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Microsoft announced Monday that the company will open a temporary interactive store inside the Columbia mall for this year's holiday season.
According to a news release, the purpose of the store, one of 32 opening across the nation, is to "provide...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Microsoft plans to open a "pop-up" store in time for holiday shopping this fall at The Mall in Columbia.
The store will be one of about 30 temporary holiday locations Microsoft plans to open this year in the U.S. and Canada, a move to complement nearly...
| 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,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Happy New Year, Top Cheffers! If you are anything like me, you are almost fully recovered from a two-week holiday bender. Since it is the new year, I made the same resolution to exercise and eat more healthfully that I am sure everyone else out there...