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  • Supreme Court wades into dispute over online retailers and state taxes

    WASHINGTON Online merchants won an important technical victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, empowering them to challenge state sales tax reporting requirements in federal court. Rejecting the pleas of two dozen states including Idaho, Texas,...
  • Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders. The ruling...
  • WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

    High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people...
  • Oren Miller

    Oren Miller
    Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42. "Oren's blog was a life-...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music

    'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music
    "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the world of a fictional symphony orchestra, has officially been picked up for a second season, the online company announced Wednesday. The first season of the satirical show, which debuted in...
  • Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'

    Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'
    Amazon announced Wednesday that it has ordered full seasons of five pilots, including a Philip K. Dick adaptation, a magazine show inspired by one of the nation's most esteemed publications and two children's programs. Pilots getting a greenlight are...
  • Library shelves a treasure of Hampton Roads history

    Library shelves a treasure of Hampton Roads history
    Typically this blog spotlights local, contemporary writers. But while cleaning out the shelves of the Daily Press library a few months back, I discovered a couple treasures to commemorate Black History Month. These books, written by Hampton Roads...
  • Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

    For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google's widely used digital maps. The...
  • Children's book author makes impact

    Children's book author makes impact
    Amos Knoll, 71, of Boca Raton, is Jewish and proud of it. Knoll — a children's book author, motivational speaker, artist and entrepreneur — believes in holding up the Jewish tradition of educating the younger generations by making sure...
  • Ace Hardware tests same-day delivery near some stores

    Ace Hardware tests same-day delivery near some stores
    Ace Hardware said Tuesday that it is testing same-day delivery at 33 of its more than 4,400 stores as it prepares for a wider rollout of the service. The Oak Brook-based hardware store cooperative is offering Express Delivery to customers within 5 miles...
  • FCC's net neutrality plan alarms critics, but it's nothing new

     FCC's net neutrality plan alarms critics, but it's nothing new
    As AT&T and Verizon prepare to file lawsuits challenging regulation of the Internet as a public utility, here are the three main things the companies don't want you to know: • There's nothing new about what the Federal Communications Commission...