| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore's top information technology official resigned Tuesday after an audit in New York detailed alleged ethical violations that occurred while he worked in state government, including negotiating a job for his girlfriend and soliciting a job...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Yaakov Bar Am is a busy man.
The 48-year-old Verizon analyst is also a well-known woodworker, a custom furniture maker and owner of two online businesses, Kaplan's Books and Furniture, and Furniture By Yaakov.
He's also an Orthodox Jew and the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Maryland succeeded in raising $84 million to invest in promising technology companies across the state via a novel online auction of tax credits, officials announced Thursday.
The InvestMaryland plan, a cornerstone of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
On average, Baltimore City-owned cars and trucks are involved in more than two accidents a day. That much is easy enough to discover. But finding out details about those crashes, it turns out, is a far more daunting proposition, another dead-end trip into...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Kyle Boyce takes a guitar lesson in Chicago every Wednesday night — with a teacher in Toronto.
No traveling is involved. Instead, Boyce fires up a computer, plugs in his electric guitar and launches into a live music lesson with his instructor on...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Teachers, local elected officials, affluent Marylanders and health care providers are among those likely to be aggrieved Wednesday when Gov. Martin O'Malley releases his budget for next year.
As part of a plan to address Maryland's $1 billion budget...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:47 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies with rain developing later and a high temperature around 50 degrees. It is expected to be rainy tonight with the temperature rising to around 54 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:26 AM
One can scarcely blame officials at the Maryland State Lottery Agency for showing interest in the potential revenue that could be generated by selling their traditional products online. Agency employees are paid to look for ways to maximize lottery...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts.
Which retailers provide the speediest returns?
STELLAService, which rates the customer service...