| 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...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 6:51 PM
Most college athletes spend their summers vacationing and preparing for the next season, very few spend it receiving a key to the city, unless you're Ricky Dobbs.
Dobbs, the starting quarterback for the U.S. Naval Academy, was honored by his hometown...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:45 PM
As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:47 AM
•••• Developers "borrowing" concepts from other mobile games (i.e. straight-up copying) is becoming all too common a practice. On an unrelated note, you should all hit the App Store and check out my new game, "Plants vs....
| Mar 14, 2012
Thank you, "Mass Effect 3."
The year's first blockbuster has whet our appetites for an incredible slate of high-end releases and potential sleeper hits due in the coming months.
And "Game Cache," b's new gaming blog, will be all over them. We'll be...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:40 PM
3100 block, between 12:01 a.m. and noon June 14. Set of charger wires stolen from unlocked vehicle.
West Belvedere Avenue
2500 block, between 4 and 4:03 p.m. June 16. Cash, change purse, check book among items stolen from residence....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Apple today announced what many were expecting, given its huge war chest of around $100 billion in cash: future stock dividends and a stock repurchasing program.
The company released the news in a conference call early Monday. It's amassed a huge pile of...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:55 PM
A new bridge has been approved to join North Avenue with Henderson Road.
At Thursday's Board of Estimates meeting, members approved a nearly $1.7 million contract to JJID Incorporated for the construction of the North Avenue Bridge over Bynum Run.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:28 AM
•••• Microsoft will not be announcing a new Xbox console at E3 this summer or "anytime soon." I suppose it makes sense to wait it out until they’ve replaced literally every console that’s gotten the Red Ring...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:59 AM
In its own special way, my Xbox 360 let me know it was time for some spring cleaning this week. I could've danced with Bill Gates' minions and mailed in my system for service.
Instead, like Sarah Palin, I went rogue.
Before we begin, let's get...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
•••• The PAX East gaming convention kicks off today in Boston, with the fans and journalists eager to get a hands-on look at titles like Harmonix’s newest offering, “Rock Band Blitz.” It’s...