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  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • Internet Voting Puts Election Security At Risk

    Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to allow military voters to cast ballots over the Internet. The intention of this legislation is well-meaning — Connecticut does need to improve the voting process for military voters — but...
  • Massage parlor arrest highlights trafficking problem

    Massage parlor arrest highlights trafficking problem
    The ad that led to the arrest of a Towson massage parlor owner this month was typical for such businesses, boasting as it did of the availability of "new young girls." "You have to ask: If they constantly have new girls, where are the other girls going?...
  • High Street Partners receives $8 million in financing

    High Street Partners, a business software and services company based in Annapolis, said Monday it received $8 million in financing, the largest round of funding in its 10-year history. The company said it would use the proceeds raised from venture...
  • Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service

    Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service
    Republic is a new cell phone service provider that promises an unlimited data plan for just $19 a month. That means you can talk, text and e-mail all you want, and surf the web. Here’s the concept behind Republic’s money-saving plan....
  • Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you

    Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you
    AUSTIN, Texas — Simon Klose would like you to steal his movie. Stream it, download it, share it with someone in Croatia or Brazil and remix it with videos of kittens playing patty-cake, if that's your kind of thing. Klose, 37, is the director of...
  • What would it cost to get a real human to answer the phone?

    What would it cost to get a real human to answer the phone?
    Dear Whomever is in Charge of Customer Service for DirecTV: All I wanted was to watch the game. I was back in my hotel room after a long day, and I figured, what better way to unwind? Now, the game wasn't available on the hotel channels, but I've...
  • Geography: Mapping the future with Esri

    Jack Dangermond started his working life at his parents' plant nursery in Redlands. Now, Forbes says, he's a billionaire. Dangermond is founder and president of Esri, one of the world's leading geographic information systems companies. In 2010, he won...
  • CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight

    SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive. He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie. At 50, with a balding...
  • Letter: Energy comparisons could hurt customers

    Re: “Power comparisons pay off,” Oct. 11. The bimonthly Opower reports compare a consumer's energy use with a composite of their neighbor's usage. I find these mailings irritating and mean-spirited. They employ 'big brother' manipulation,...
  • After Ford christening at Newport News Shipyard, the hard work begins

    After Ford christening at Newport News Shipyard, the hard work begins
    Saturday's christening of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford wouldn't be possible without the work of 5,000 shipbuilders, some 200,000 gallons of paint and enough fiber optic cable to reach the International Space Station about three times. But for the...