| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Dottie works hard to protect her privacy. Yet she finds she's constantly being put on different marketers' mailing lists?
She'd like to know: How does this happen and what can she do about it?
How it happens is that any time we do business with a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Americans rely heavily on 401(k)s to fund their hoped-for retirements, but many people find the plans bewildering and aren’t sure they’re making the right investment choices.
That’s the upshot of a new survey by Charles Schwab Corp.,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:20 PM
California lifted the curtain Thursday on its advertising for a new health insurance marketplace opening this fall as part of the federal health law.
Covered California, the state agency implementing the Affordable Care Act, said these initial TV ads...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Last week: Madison Square Garden Co. said it is paying $125 million to create a new joint venture with artist management giant Irving Azoff. The new partnership will manage artists, develop digital media, produce television, and own music-publishing...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Motorola Mobility unveiled Thursday its much-anticipated Moto X smartphone, marking the Libertyville-based company’s first flagship product launch since its acquisition by Google last year.
The new device, introduced at a press event in New York,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Maker Studios is putting its geek cred behind Polaris.
The name is the new brand identity for YouTube network The Game Station, which is expanding its purview into "every flavor of fandom," including e-sports enthusiasts, superhero fanatics, anime lovers...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:57 PM
WASHINGTON — It was two steps forward, one step back last month for the sluggish labor market.
A modest net gain of 169,000 jobs in August combined with a large downward revision for the previous two months to raise new doubts about whether the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
So here we are in 2012, a new year full of hope and promise. My heart sings with possibilities.
But somewhere, someone is already predicting the end of the world. Bummer.
If this prediction sounds vaguely familiar, you're right. We've heard it before,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:24 PM
If you're an Angry Birds addict, you have reason to be angry if you were duped by a phony virus warning that flashed on the app while you were playing it on your Android phone.
A Los Angeles company, Jesta Digital, used the warnings to trick players and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday.
Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
| Sep 7, 2013
Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online.
"I'm too particular about the fit,...