| May 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival will be dispensing awards to filmmakers this week, but they don't give awards to dealmakers.
Yet as international co-financing pacts grow ever more complex and ubiquitous, the negotiators, not just the cineastes, occupy...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing about the Aereo case at the Supreme Court.
The Skinny: The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning will hear arguments in the ABC vs. Aereo case. Aereo is an Internet startup that broadcasters charge steal their signals. Alas,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Boosted by a new mobile app, organizers of the Florida Music Festival said they have jazzed up interest in this week's annual event, set for Thursday through Saturday in downtown Orlando.
Advance ticket sales have increased as much as 30 percent from...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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Some California lawmakers worry that California is losing too many businesses to other states.
State Sens. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) evidently worry that we're not...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
AOL has unveiled its full slate of 2014 original web series, focusing on "inspiring stories" and comedy, tapping celebs and personalities like James Franco with big digital followings.
All told, AOL has greenlit 16 new and returning original series for...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one.
So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Quarters? How quaint.
When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that.
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
If you are mystified as to why artists like Eddie Vedder and an array of TV showrunners are suddenly all worked up about Internet freedom, the answer lies in the term "net neutrality."
They are words you are liable to hear over and over again as the...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled.