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  • Here's a holiday treat -- free downtown parking [Ellicott City]

    Attention holiday shoppers and diners! Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced recently that all historic Ellicott City parking lots will be free now until Jan. 1. This means that the downtown district's parking lots B, C and E are free, in addition...
  • New app 'Quist' delivers LGBT history on the go

    New app 'Quist' delivers LGBT history on the go
    Thirty-two years ago this week, tennis pro Martina Navratilova was outed in a New York Daily News article. Ten years before that, lesbians picketed outside a lesbian-oriented bar whose owner was reportedly hostile to the growing gay liberation movement....
  • Baltimore firm welcomes FDA's final rules on mobile medical apps

    Baltimore firm welcomes FDA's final rules on mobile medical apps
    WellDoc Inc., a Baltimore-based company that makes mobile apps to manage chronic disease, welcomed the Food and Drug Administration's announcement Monday of final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps. "It does put us at ease that we're...
  • Anne Arundel police develop app for reaching officers in schools

    Reaching the police officer at an Anne Arundel County school — there's an app for that. A new app developed by an Anne Arundel school resource officer lets anyone with a smartphone unobtrusively tap in a message to the officers whose beats are...
  • School safety by smartphone

    This week, Baltimore County school officials started distributing hand-held metal detectors to school resource officers to help in the effort to keep weapons off campus. At the same time, Anne Arundel County made an app for students to submit tips about...
  • Dan Deacon releases app for concert interaction

    Dan Deacon releases app for concert interaction
    Dan Deacon's live shows have always incorporated the crowd, whether it's a dance battle among fans or a call-and-response chanting session. But now he's taken the crowd interaction a step further with his first app. Available for iPhone and Android...
  • Putting the forecast in the palm of a (small) hand

    Putting the forecast in the palm of a (small) hand
    Growing up in and around New York City, where the weather can be as fickle as a Yankee fan, Justin Berk was bitten by the forecasting bug. After earning his degree in meteorology from Cornell University, Berk did a five-year stint at WBAL-TV before...
  • Ulman unveils parking app for historic Ellicott City

    Ulman unveils parking app for historic Ellicott City
    Historic Ellicott City is now the first town in Maryland to offer a free smartphone parking app, making it easier for visitors to find available spaces. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the app's launch last week in front of the Howard...
  • CNET: Best tablets with cell service

    No Wi-Fi? No problem. These 4G-enabled tablets can access the Web on the go. Apple iPad Air The good: The iPad Air delivers more performance and comparable battery life in an attractive and impossibly thin-and-light package. An improved front-facing...
  • Google still a top pick for Wall Street, despite mobile ad challenges

    (Reuters) - Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down about 3 percent in early...
  • Google to sell basic version of modular smartphone in January

    Google to sell basic version of modular smartphone in January
    Google will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week. Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and...
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins

    When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...