Onstage at a major computer security summit at Stanford University, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for private companies to dip into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks.
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
Officials with the Army's Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and energy supplier Constellation Retail recently signed three-year agreement to explore alternative energy sources for the Harford County Army post as leaders across the military and federal government look for ways to reduce the amount of energy used at their facilities.
The performance of the Carroll County Department of Public Works will be audited over the next few months in an effort to identify improvements and efficiencies that can be made to the county's largest department.
By By Christian Alexandersen and Times Staff Writer
A Major League Baseball panel's recent decision would rewrite the economics of the relationship between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, diverting tens of millions of dollars in annual profits from the regional television network that primarily benefit the Baltimore team, according to industry sources.
One needs to know how to write well before attempting to speak publicly. Oral presentations are a one-shot deal; public speaking can be unforgiving — unless, of course, you already are famous and accepting an Oscar.
University of Maryland, University College President Javier Miyares may seek to tie the struggling state institution's future more closely to the private sector, one of multiple changes he believes are needed to protect it from a downward spiral.
Maryland hasn't had a new power plant of any significance built in over a decade — one reason it imports more electricity than almost any other state, racking up extra charges for consumers. But now new plants are coming.
Members of the Baltimore County library board of trustees usually deal with issues such as budgets, library rules, and staffing -- but in recent months, the panel has found itself in the middle of a political dispute.
A proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Calvert County could put nearby residents at "significant risk" if a fire or explosion occurs at the facility, according to a British consulting firm hired by opponents of the project to review its hazards.
Baltimore law firm Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler said Tuesday it will move to new offices on Pratt Street in December, where it can consolidate operations on a single floor and design space to meet its current needs.
14 communities in north Baltimore have partnered to create the Baltimore Broadband Campaign. We want to demonstrate that, through the intelligent use of existing fiber infrastructure and the installation of new fiber where necessary, an economically viable, competitive broadband service is possible in the city. And it need not come from Comcast or Verizon: there are over 800 fiber optic providers of various types in the United States. Apparently, though, none have yet seen adequate economic
By By Philip Spevak and Stan Wilson and Anthony Gill
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.
A Towson-based company founded less than 10 years ago has emerged as one of the biggest players in the local real estate scene, drawing on its principals' deep ties to the area to build political and financial support for its plans.
In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states.
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semi-retired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa and Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
With a palpable sense of excitement, the University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, with some hoping his return would be transformational not just for the institution but for the city.
As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the wake of the recession, the candidates vying to be the next governor each developed distinct plans for how to improve Maryland's business climate and promote job creation.
On May 15, the Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new rules requiring Internet service providers to disclose how they manage and prioritize web traffic while allowing them to strike "commercially reasonable" deals to juggle demand for bandwidth.