The Harford County Council narrowly approved tax-increment financing for the James Run Corporate Campus project at Route 543 and I-95, with those supporting it calling it an important opportunity for the county.
Tenable Network Security Inc. has quietly built a booming business selling network security products and services to the U.S. government and companies around the world. It's profitable and has thousands of clients.
Friday morning's national launch of the iPhone 5 went fairly smoothly in Bel Air, where only a handful of people were side lined up at two of the town's three main phone retailers shortly before 9 a.m.
With the much-anticipated release of the iPhone 5 less than two days away, the Apple Store in the Mall in Columbia is preparing for the horde of customers expected to flood the Mall early Friday morning.
Parked in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis are cars with tempting stuff in plain sight: a GPS unit on the dashboard, a cellphone on the console, a handbag with a wallet visible in it on the floor behind the driver's seat. But it isn't just would-be thieves looking to see what's in the car and tugging on its door handles. Police are doing it, too, in programs aimed at combating thefts from parked vehicles.
Joan and Drew Norman, the owners of One Straw farm, believe they can craft mobile apps to make their work on the farm more efficient and better connect with their customers. They've been farming since 1983 and grow on 175 acres in northern Baltimore County.
With the release of its iPhone app last week, Woofound, a Middle River startup, took its first big step into a competitive, cutting edge and sometimes controversial part of the digital economy: Web personalization.
Comcast Corp. has launched a marketing blitz to sign up customers for its new "Xfinity Home" package, which features a residential alarm system, video monitoring, and temperature and lighting controls — all manipulated from a touchpad, mobile device or computer.
Whether they bike more, buy a more fuel efficient vehicle, convert their gas engine to electric, or simply ride more public transit, Marylanders are looking for ways to cope with pump prices. Since 2008, according to the Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, Marylanders have hit the roads with 52,000 more hybrid cars. They've also added 289 electric vehicles.
Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company that had an IPO in March, posted its first quarterly results as a public company — which included a $4 million loss — that were on track with Wall Street's expectations.
Since the Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention started five years ago, technology has changed how people behave while they are tattooed — and how artists go about doing business and creating designs, said attendees of the 2012 event, which ends Sunday.
The issue of audience members interfering with the art is an old one. Candy wrappers, talking, coughing, whistling hearing aids — those used to be the primary culprits. Now it's the cellphone, and that means not just calls, but texting, emails, calendar reminders, and, of course, alarms.