| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How did it come to this? Between 2007 and 2012, the State of Maryland raised taxes and fees 24 times according to Change Maryland, including raising income taxes during a 2012 special legislative session, increasing the sales tax on alcoholic beverages...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
While Apple and Microsoft saw their share of laptops sold to businesses and other organizations in the U.S. decrease in 2013, Google dramatically increased its portion of sales.
From January through November, Google sold 1.76 million Chromebook...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Discovery Communications has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement through 2019, with base salary and bonus targets of about $10 million a year.
The deal, announced Friday, modifies how Zaslav's annual compensation is...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I'm on the board of our homeowners association and was shocked when our management company's contract was supposed to terminate, but they stayed on! We wanted to get rid of them but learned too late that the company had what is called an...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Central Florida's financial institutions are jockeying for position in what could be the banking industry's most competitive year yet since the end of the Great Recession.
With many businesses investing in expansion, consumer confidence strengthening...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice and several states, including Virginia, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday allowing the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines, creating the largest commercial airline in the country.
As a result of the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Texas may rule the roost when it comes to full-size pickup trucks, but step down to the mid-size truck world and California is the place to play.
Chevrolet made this clear on Wednesday by using the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show for the world debut of the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Windows 7 saw more market share growth during November than Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 combined, which could signal that many users have still not taken a liking to Microsoft's new touchscreen-centric operating system.
According to Web analytics firm Net...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jerry Bruckheimer, one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, is returning home.
The veteran filmmaker, who had an enormously successful run on the Paramount Pictures lot with "Flashdance," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Top Gun" and other movies in the 1980s...