| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Columbia-based AirPatrol Corp. will expand its operation in Howard County nearly twofold, a move County Executive Ken Ulman said affirms Howard's reputation as a good place to do business in cybersecurity.
"This is a company we've had our eyes on for...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:31 PM
French advertising giant Publicis Groupe has acquired a small digital advertising firm, Engauge Marketing, which has built a roster of big-name clients such as Nationwide Insurance, Cisco Systems and Coca-Cola.
The deal highlights the increasing...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace.
The amount of bandwidth used for...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. were getting slammed Thursday after the tech giant warned that its revenue this quarter could fall as much as 10% from a year ago.
Cisco's stock was down 12% in midsession trading after the surprising news. In August,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The stock market rally rolled on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite index crossing 4,000 for the first time since 2000.
Though it remains far below its all-time high, the technology-laden Nasdaq is up more than 32% this year, making it one of the best-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new pact Monday to formally align California's clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia.
The agreement commits all four governments to work toward ways to put a...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Some companies are considering adopting the standards of the Wild West to fight back against online bandits.
With news of cyber attack or a data breach in the news nearly every day, a number of companies are searching for a way to stop the barrage....