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  • Not taxing U.S. corporations gives a pass to foreigners [Commentary]

    Not taxing U.S. corporations gives a pass to foreigners [Commentary]
    Supreme Court conservatives continue to insist that corporations have the same rights as people on matters ranging from making campaign donations (Citizens United) to raising religious objections to government policies (Hobby Lobby). Meanwhile, anti-tax...
  • Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

    Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems
    Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp. The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'FUD'

    'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'FUD'
    "FUD" opens with Gordon, Cameron and John facing a harsh round of questioning from IBM's legal team, related to Joe's reverse-engineering scheme. The crew has been coached well and they stay within the bounds of the law. That leaves only Joe to face...
  • Spin control [Editorial]

    Spin control  [Editorial]
    As is inevitable in an election debate, the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor stated as facts some things that, to put it kindly, could use a bit more context. We'll parse three of them for you. Brown on the health exchange After being...
  • In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides

    In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides
    Residents of rural western Howard County packed the County Council’s chambers Monday night for more than three hours of testimony focused on whether large-scale mulching, firewood processing and soil processing operations are appropriate on land...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' premiere recap, 'I/O'

    'Halt and Catch Fire' premiere recap, 'I/O'
    "Halt and Catch Fire (HCF): An early computer command that sent the machine into a race condition, forcing all instructions to compete for superiority at once. Control of the computer could not be regained." -- the show's title card We are introduced...
  • 'Mad Men' recap, 'The Monolith'

    'Mad Men' recap, 'The Monolith'
    “What do you do around here, Don?” That’s the question on everyone’s mind, even Don’s. Four weeks into his whimper of a return to SC&P, he remains in career limbo, cooped up in a mausoleum of an office his without so much...
  • On hold at City Hall [Editorial]

    On hold at City Hall  [Editorial]
    You could be excused for having missed a couple of sentences about the Baltimore County government's phone system that were tucked into a paragraph about information technology upgrades in the middle of Executive Kevin Kamenetz's budget address this...
  • T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter

    T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter
    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the first three months of the year, compared with a year earlier, and customers added money to portfolios rather than taking cash out — reversing an...
  • Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones

    Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones
    The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its next act Wednesday, with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan M. Pratt amid an ethics investigation — and Pratt leveling more accusations that the...
  • Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment

    Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment
    Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week, it is unclear whether the state can overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut and meet its...
  • Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA

    Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA
    Joseph Decatur Barksdale, who went from the cotton fields of Mississippi where his family was sharecropping to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where he oversaw the information technology department, died March 15 at his home in Laurel from...