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  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...
  • An unhappy 'Kodak moment'

    An unhappy 'Kodak moment'
    The bankruptcy filing of Eastman Kodak Company this week marked the end of a chapter in American manufacturing history. The venerable corporation that gave the world the Brownie camera and the slogan "You push the button, we do the rest" once dominated...
  • Kodak bankruptcy: Why can't U.S. firms realize the potential of their discoveries?

    Your editorial "A sad 'Kodak' moment" of Jan. 21 clearly identified the problem that resulted in Kodak's bankruptcy as a lack of vision by the executives. As you pointed out, it's ironic that Kodak invented digital photography in 1976 but didn't move...
  • State highway chief to retire

    Neil J. Pedersen, who led the State Highway Administration through the two biggest projects in its history, said Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the month to travel with his wife and explore other professional opportunities. The soft-...
  • Smartphone shipments rose 61% worldwide in 2011, report says

    Smartphone shipments rose 61% worldwide in 2011, report says
    Global smartphone shipments grew massively last year as mobile handsets increased in capability and were made available at lower prices, according to International Data Corp.'s latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker quarterly report. In 2011, smartphone...
  • Apple iPad 3 Mini? A 7-inch iPad is coming, analyst says

    Apple iPad 3 Mini? A 7-inch iPad is coming, analyst says
    It's a rumor that won't die: Apple and a 7-inch iPad. On Thursday, Ezra Gottheil, an analyst with Technology Business Research, told Computerworld that he expects Apple to release an iPad in a 7-inch screen size later this year, after a speculated...
  • Safeway, Giant Food begin recruiting temporary workers

    Giant Food and Safeway, the Baltimore region's two largest supermarket chains, are recruiting temporary workers as contract negotiations continue with the union that represents 23,000 employees. The current agreement expires March 31. The companies...
  • CEO pay on the rise again

    CEO pay on the rise again
    The pay cuts didn't last long. Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
  • McCormick expanding into emerging markets

    McCormick expanding into emerging markets
    Long known for spicing up American food, McCormick & Co. is taking its food flavorings abroad, with plans to peddle masala powder in the open-air markets of India and borscht seasoning in the stores of Eastern Europe. Looking for ways to beef up sales in...
  • Md. ratepayer advocate protests Constellation-Exelon merger

    Maryland's ratepayer advocate is objecting to Exelon Corp.'s proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, telling federal regulators that the combined company would have too much control of electricity prices on the grid that serves much of the Mid-...
  • A steady hand at the helm in turbulent times

    A steady hand at the helm in turbulent times
    With his flight delayed by wind and driving rain, Brunswick Corp. Chief Executive Dustan McCoy stood just inside a hangar at Waukegan Regional Airport and watched a tiny Cessna trying to land. The pilot finally touched down on his third try. "I've got to...