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  • Apple emphasizes its software amid unveiling of refreshed iPad lineup

    Apple emphasizes its software amid unveiling of refreshed iPad lineup
    SAN FRANCISCO — Thinner. Lighter. Free. Those may have been the three most important words uttered at an event Tuesday where Apple launched slimmer versions of its iPad tablets with hopes of supercharging sales of a pioneering device that lately...
  • Amazon's Baltimore distribution center means sales tax for its Md. shoppers

    Amazon's Baltimore distribution center means sales tax for its Md. shoppers
    When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....
  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...
  • Microsoft once again cuts price of Surface Pro, to $699

    Microsoft once again cuts price of Surface Pro, to $699
    Microsoft's new Surface 2 Pro went on sale this week, but the tech giant is still trying to clear inventory for its predecessor. And now, it's cut the price of the Surface Pro by another $100 in order to do so. The Redmond, Wash., company updated one of...
  • Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America
    Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with millions of subscribers in New York and Los Angeles, has agreed to carry the news channel Al Jazeera America. The agreement, unveiled Thursday, means that the channel, owned by...
  • Clear Channel's Bob Pittman sees 'a time of feast' for radio

    Clear Channel's Bob Pittman sees 'a time of feast' for radio
    Bob Pittman was best known as the co-founder of MTV and chief operating officer of America Online Inc. — and later AOL Time Warner — before becoming Chairman and chief executive of Clear Channel in 2011. Clear Channel, an outdoor advertising...
  • How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business

    How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business
    "Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers. This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
  • After losing verdict, Toyota settles in sudden acceleration case

    After losing verdict, Toyota settles in sudden acceleration case
    Facing the potential of paying millions of dollars in punitive damages after losing an Oklahoma sudden acceleration lawsuit, Toyota Motor Corp. quickly reached a settlement with the plaintiffs. On Thursday, an Oklahoma City jury found that faulty...
  • Silicon Valley staff-poaching suit is granted class-action status

    Silicon Valley staff-poaching suit is granted class-action status
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that alleges Apple, Google and two other major Silicon Valley companies kept a lid on wages by agreeing not to poach one another's employees. Five software engineers filed the...
  • Five Questions for Frank Bonsal III

    Five Questions for Frank Bonsal III
    Towson University is getting more serious about entrepreneurship on campus, and Frank Bonsal III will play a big role in that new focus. Bonsal has served as interim director for TowsonGlobal, the university's business incubator, since June. Earlier...
  • Time Warner Cable boosting Internet speeds in Los Angeles

    Internet speeds are about to double for Time Warner Cable's premium customers in Los Angeles.  After first introducing super-speeds in Kansas City, Mo. and Kan., where Time Warner Cable is competing with Google Fiber, the company is increasing its Web...