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  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI

    Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI
    Southwest customers now need only an ID and a cellphone to fly out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline on Thursday added Baltimore to the growing list of cities offering its Mobile Boarding Pass, which allows...
  • Apple Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

    Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service. Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...
  • Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos

    Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos
    Reports are saying Apple may acquire Beats Electronics, but in the meantime the Cupertino, Calif., giant has for sure landed another figure in tech: Nokia's former camera expert. Apple has hired Ari Partinen, who previously was senior engineer on Nokia'...
  • Searching Apple's history for a rationale for buying Beats

    Searching Apple's history for a rationale for buying Beats
    As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...
  • 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...