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  • Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising

    Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising
    Millennial Media has long faced competition for advertising dollars from entrenched giants like Google and Apple, but it was another household name — Facebook — that took a bite out of the Baltimore company's earnings and sent its stock...
  • State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches

    State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches
    New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English. Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...
  • Motorola introduces $129 Moto E, a smartphone 'affordable for all'

    Motorola introduces $129 Moto E, a smartphone 'affordable for all'
    Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E. The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
  • Were Apple's iPad sales really as bad as they looked?

    Apple investors were rejoicing this week after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were far better than expected, thanks to strong iPhone sales. Throw in an additional $30 billion that the company plans to spend on stock buybacks and...
  • Apple's stock roars ahead 8.5% on big iPhone sales, stock buyback

    Big earnings. Big stock buyback. Big stock bump. On Thursday, investors cheered Apple's performance by sending its stock up by as much as 8.5% in early trading.  The stock climbed to $569.50 at one point early Thursday, up from $524.75 the previous...
  • After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects

    After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects
    Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
  • Mandate for 'kill switches' in smartphones fails in Calif. Senate

    SACRAMENTO — Despite support from law enforcement including LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a measure that would require smartphones to have enabled "kill switches" failed in a close vote Thursday in the California Senate. With the telecommunications...
  • Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle

    Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s revised ordinance to impose some regulation on ride-sharing companies operating in Chicago was sent on its way Thursday to a full city council vote next week, despite objections that the measure lacks proper safety or consumer...
  • Md. commission proposes Uber regulations

    Md. commission proposes Uber regulations
    A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis. Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
  • Make room for ride-sharing [Editorial]

    Make room for ride-sharing  [Editorial]
    The proposal to classify Uber as a common carrier — as ordered yesterday by the state's chief public utility law judge but potentially up for consideration by the Maryland Public Service Commission in the next 30 days — is probably not the...
  • Unintended consequence of foundation groups: inequality

    On a typical day at Harbor View Elementary School in Corona del Mar, students use iPads to complete spelling exercises, learn math facts and work on reading activities. The iPads were paid for by the Harbor View Dads group, a fundraising organization...