| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:57 PM
You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say.
Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:03 AM
It's that time of year again -- the time when Apple gathers a gaggle of handpicked reporters and bloggers to unveil a big new gadget.
It's happening March 7th again -- the unveiling of the latest iPad. Who knows if it will be called the iPad 3, or...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County received a $25,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation and Verizon Wireless' HopeLine Program to use in its Violence Prevention Advocates Program, according to a Nov. 29 release from Verizon.
The grant is the...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Apple is expected to unveil the latest version of its category-busting tablet computer, the iPad, today at a product launch in California, starting at 1 p.m. EST. in San Francisco.
Various reports say Apple will not call it the iPad 3, but rather: the...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Center July 8, it was announced Thursday morning.
Update: the band added a second show, on July 9, due to "overwhelming demand," according to an announcement from Live Nation.
The show is part of the band's first...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:15 PM
High school carpentry courses have given Paul "Pasha" Lippincott the skills to build a deck and a fence at his Towson home and the confidence to move ahead with a floor-to-ceiling renovation of the family kitchen.
While completing his senior year and...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, is on stage in San Francisco talking about iPad stuff. I'm following Engadget and Gdgt blogs for live blogging, and I'll post key details here as they come.
* Cook announces a new Apple TV, with 1080 (HD) capability. New user...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Questions as to whether the replacement Watervale Road bridge, already under design, is really necessary were renewed this week as a county board increased funding for its design.
The $18,798.98 change order to the design contract with Wilson T. Ballard...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Growing up in East Baltimore, Maurice Harried bore witness to the effect that poverty, drug abuse and broken families had on his life and on the lives of other youths in his neighborhood.
"My grandmas raised me," says the 17-year-old, a recent graduate...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:22 AM
If you missed last year's "Heart & Soul" tour starring Rod Stewart and Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks, fear not — they're coming back.
On July 27, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers will bring their co-headlining tour to Verizon Center. Tickets go on...