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  • Helping businesses defend against cyber threats

    Helping businesses defend against cyber threats
    Analysts with the National Security Agency see the threats coming at corporate America: viruses, worms and other malware targeting the computer networks that serve the nation's banks, utilities and businesses. But the 64-year-old law that established the...
  • Wheel Road to see more Verizon facility relocations

    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...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Monday Meltdown: Hell hath no fury like an 'Error 37' message

    Monday Meltdown: Hell hath no fury like an 'Error 37' message
    News Roundup •••• 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...
  • EduSerc gives students a taste of careers

    Career development trainer Brian Smith knows that finding a job requires more than excellent job skills. It also requires a job seeker to excel in applying for and interviewing for positions. Smith seeks to get them back on track with career...
  • Monday Meltdown: A 'Journey' to 'Silent Hill,' copycat games and the disc-less new Xbox

    Monday Meltdown: A 'Journey' to 'Silent Hill,' copycat games and the disc-less new Xbox
    News Roundup •••• 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....
  • 15 to play

    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...
  • AAPL: Apple's plans for huge cash hoard

    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...
  • Monday Meltdown: 'Portal 2' for Game of the Year, and Decision 2012: Mario vs. Sonic

    Monday Meltdown: 'Portal 2' for Game of the Year, and Decision 2012: Mario vs. Sonic
    News Roundup •••• 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...
  • Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader

    Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader
    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...
  • A future for copy editors

    Last week Steve Buttry posted an article at The Buttry Diary on the ways in which copy editing, if it is to survive, must change from copy editors' accustomed attitudes and practices. I urge you to read it; no, I implore you to read it. Mr. Buttry, though...
  • Out of history: Md. pages lament program's end

    Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....