| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash.
Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...
| Jul 28, 2013
Who would have guessed 15 years ago that Martin Roesch's free computer network-security program would turn into a $2.7 billion deal?
Roesch used the no-cost software he developed in 1998 — called Snort because it sniffs out trouble — as...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
John Edwin Brewer, a retired computer engineer and artist, died of congestive heart failure May 26 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas. He was 73 and had lived in Pasadena.
Born in Atlanta, he served in the Navy from 1960 to 1964. Mr. Brewer...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:58 AM
This year's 10th annual Celebration of Sports, to be held at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center on Oct. 9, will feature the induction of seven new members into the Community Sports Hall of Fame.
The Class of 2012 includes Lou Chillemi, a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Skip McAfee is a man who cares.
He cares that the rules are followed and the dates are right.
In 1991, he cared enough to take over the task of breathing life back into the Columbia Inter-Village Co-Rec Softball League.
The league, founded by Pat...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:36 PM
The Community Sports Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, honors those who have gained prominence and/or have made a substantial contribution to recreational sports programs in Howard County. This year's...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Cigarette consumption has gone down since 2008, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But other tobacco use has gone up.
That includes use of pipe tobacco for roll-you-own cigarettes and cigarette-like cigars, the agency...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Financially troubled St. Joseph Medical Center ended its search for a new owner Friday, announcing that it has entered an agreement to become part of the rapidly expanding University of Maryland Medical System.
The announcement was greeted with cheers at...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Anne Marie McNeil, of Glenelg, earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science, in May, from Saint Michael's College, in Colchester, Vt.
Gregory George Smith, of Mount Airy, was recently inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society at La Salle...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The Harford Soil Conservation District has named Dave Davis, of C.D. Davis Excavating, its Conservationist of the Year for his work with wetlands and stream banks, pond restoration, wildlife habitat restoration and erosion and containment control.