| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:21 PM
In response to a system that many believed had long failed young black boys, a school began to take shape seven years ago in a small East Baltimore neighborhood.
The Bluford Drew Jemison Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy would...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The gig: A couple of weeks into his first semester at North Central College in Illinois in 1999, Blaine Vess co-founded Oppapers.com, a website to search for essays, reports and term papers. He's now the chief executive of StudyMode, a West Hollywood...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With the freshly-announced deals to produce animated television shows for Netflix and Germany's leading children's TV channel, DreamWorks Animation is well on the way to reinventing itself as a multifaceted media company.
That's the message Chief...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 PM
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Welcome to Appletown, USA.
Apple's phenomenal success and expansion into buildings across this city over the last decade have already made it hard to know where Cupertino ends and the company begins. But just wait.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Get ready for a "SuperTicket" to the movies.
After years of bickering over how soon after theatrical release a movie can be piped into the home, major studios and theater owners are experimenting with a new way to promote home entertainment sales...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Samsung has announced a number of new devices, including an Android camera with interchangeable lenses and a Windows tablet that can also run the Android operating system.
The camera, called the Galaxy NX, is designed to take professional-quality images...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Come Monday, driving around Maryland will cost more — both at the gas pump and the toll plaza.
Marylanders will see a 3.5 cent rise in the state's gas tax — the first such increase in two decades — as well as toll rates that jump as...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Cormac Woods spent the last week at the beach, looking out at the rolling waves and thinking of ways to make your Christmas shopping experience more fulfilling.
Woods is president and owner of The Becker Group, a Baltimore-based company that designs...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Comcast Corp. says Aereo, a company that distributes broadcast programming on the Web, violates its copyrights, but according to often-contrarian analyst Richard Greenfield of BTIG, the cable giant is fighting the tech firm at its own peril.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Barnes & Noble is getting out of the color tablet business (mostly). It announced Tuesday that it will cease production of its color Nook tablets -- although it plans to allow third parties to produce them, under pending licensing deals.
Could this be a...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Last week: Governor Scott is asking Florida businesses the best way to return taxes to residents and fuel further economic growth. Eliminate the sales tax on commercial leases. Invest in the reform of the homeowner’s insurance market. Target and...