| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Downtown Baltimore gained 10,000 jobs in 2012 — after losing the same number of jobs in 2011, according to the annual State of Downtown report to be released Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.
"At the very least, this is a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:19 AM
All those who have been scared by the gloomy talk that preceded Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 10-year plan for Baltimore's finances should find some comfort in her first concrete steps to implement it through her new budget proposal. It contains a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Paul Capriolo and the crew at Social Growth Technologies are looking forward to graduation, having spent years getting ready for the world outside this one-story beige building in Columbia. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship is not a school, but...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
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?...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:45 PM
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....
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...