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  • Streaming TV services: What you get, what it costs

    Sony jumped into the pay-television business Wednesday with an online package of more than 50 channels starting at $50 a month. It's the most complete of the Internet-only offerings, but also the most expensive. In the works for more than a year, the...
  • Robert B. Reich: The 'iEverything' and the redistributional imperative

    It's now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce or distribute it. At its prime in 1988, Eastman Kodak, the iconic American photography company, had more than 145,000 employees. In...
  • #HRBooks Review: "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler

    #HRBooks Review:  "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler
    "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler is jam packed with ugly truths—stories of Virginia musicians' slippery climb to acclaim. It reads like a print version of television's "Behind the Scenes" only here, unlike the VH1 opus, tales...
  • MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms

    MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms
    Fewer commuters in Maryland chose public buses and trains last fiscal year than in each of the three years prior, adding pressure to an already beleaguered Maryland Transit Administration just as it prepares to saddle frustrated riders with a fare...
  • Microsoft addresses Band shortages, will sell devices at Amazon, Best Buy

    SEATTLE The Microsoft Band, which has adorned the wrists of company executives and celebrity spokespeople but been regularly unavailable to the wider public, is set for a broader release. Beginning Tuesday, the health-tracking device will be available at...
  • A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplanes

    A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplanes
    Catharine Hamm's column had many helpful suggestions ["Make Sure Germs Don't Hitch a Ride," On the Spot, March 8]. I travel well over 100,000 miles annually and used to get sick often during my travels. I finally decided to do what I could within reason...
  • Television Q&A: Finding 'Fargo,' Letterman's routine, soap star moved on

    You have questions. I have some answers. Q: I never saw the series "Fargo" when it was running on TV. But I happened to sit down when the whole series was being shown. I got all the way up to the last and final episode when my TV quit!!! Do you know...
  • Former Amazon executive joins GrubHub board

     Former Amazon executive joins GrubHub board
    GrubHub said Monday that Girish Lakshman, a former logistics executive at Amazon, is joining its board of directors as the restaurant ordering and delivery services company works to expand. Lakshman joined Amazon in 1999 and retired in August as vice...
  • Obama's solution to seizing of US knives, high border costs

    Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating. Overzealous Australian customs inspectors sometimes confiscate perfectly legal knives. Canada...
  • UConn's Lenehan Ready To Make A Difference In The World

    UConn's Lenehan Ready To Make A Difference In The World
    HARTFORD — Pat Lenehan has been getting accolades and scholarships all year, but this one was unexpected. "I never thought my name would be in the same category as Emeka Okafor for anything," said Lenehan, referring to UConn's last conference...
  • HBO Now stand-alone service shakes up TV industry

    HBO Now stand-alone service shakes up TV industry
    The Apple Watch stole the spotlight at the tech company's media extravaganza Monday. But it was an announcement at the same event, made by HBO, that marks a true turning point. HBO Chief Executive Richard Plepler introduced HBO Now, a $14.99-a-month...