| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:23 PM
In the bowels of a building where a long-gone manufacturer once made fine silver, the Johns Hopkins University cultivates fledgling firms.
The FastForward business accelerator is a first for Hopkins, which quietly launched the operation last year and...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Does this make me look fat? Steak or seafood for dinner? Is this appropriate for a first date?
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Life is full of them. Some are big, some are easy and some are more pressing than others.
Many times feedback is hard to...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Andrew Duffell is a recognized thought-leader on the strategic role of business creation, recruitment, retention and expansion as a foundation for the Florida economy. A sought-after speaker and panelist, Duffell presents a pragmatic approach to working...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Taking an aggressive swing at the growing short-term fantasy sports market, a New York-based venture capital fund dropped $25 million into a fledgling Los Angeles start-up this week.
TopLine Game Labs, which is hunting for a permanent office space in...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
There's never a shortage of things to gawk at in Venice Beach: oiled-up bodybuilders, a two-headed turtle, over-the-top street performers.
Lately, passersby on the main stretch of the boardwalk have also been ogling an eggshell blue house, steps from...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday.
The 16-month weekend...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss.
Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:28 PM
When his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle.
To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:09 PM
The gig: Mark Suster is an entrepreneur, angel investor and managing partner at Century City venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, formerly known as GRP Partners.
A vocal proponent of L.A.'s growing tech scene, Suster has become known as the go-to...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Zuly Gonzalez and Beau Adkins used to work at the National Security Agency. Now they run a cybersecurity firm in Catonsville, helping companies defend against online threats.
They're the embodiment of why Maryland officials call the state the nation's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia.
Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...