| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Robert L. Wallace, CEO of Baltimore-based Bithgroup Technologies, has spent more than two decades building a minority-owned business into a multimillion-dollar success and writing and lecturing about entrepreneurship.
The Cherry Hill-born mechanical...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Harford County's Board of Estimates has approved several contracts, totaling more than $2.2 million, that were requested by the county's information and communication technology director, including one for more than $600,000 for copiers.
About 140 black/...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continued to spar Monday over the purchase of phone-related equipment by the mayor's technology office, purchases Pratt says violate city procurement regulations.
Pratt, who has...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Shoppers packed stores and spent money in record numbers on Black Friday, early surveys show, a phenomenon that analysts call a hopeful sign for the U.S economy after months of up-and-down consumer spending.
Black Friday sales were up 6.6 percent over...
| May 3, 2011
| 10:53 AM
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When Cheval Opp retired from IBM, she knew exactly what she would do with her time....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Computer software and furniture were among the items the county was given the OK to buy for the new Harford County Sheriff's Office southern precinct.
Several contracts for equipment and supplies for the new precinct, under construction at 1305 Pulaski...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 10:22 AM
In the late morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 6, the Apple store inside The Mall in Columbia was filled with a few dozen customers and employees. It was business as usual.
Tributes in the front window, however, told another story, as did a bouquet of...
| Feb 27, 2011
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.
NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Since the Community Sports Hall of Fame began, two of the founding members of the Kangaroo Kids — Don Disney and Jim McCleary — have been inducted.
But anyone familiar with the Kangaroo Kids, or jumping rope in general, knows that there has...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Digital Harbor High School was teeming with IBM employees preparing to educate middle-school students Wednesday morning about the supercomputer known as "Watson," made famous by its appearance on the TV show "Jeopardy!"
IBM President and CEO Sam...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Lonnie Moore, a Morgan State University graduate, is a sales team leader for IBM. Tiwana Smith, a graduate of Maryland Eastern Shore University, is a probation officer in Raleigh, N.C.
Tiara Matthews and Alonzo Washington are graduates of the...