| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Verizon Wireless proclaimed its roll-out of 4G LTE is "substantially complete" two and half years after it began, announcing Thursday the high-speed mobile data network is available in 500 U.S. markets.
The New Jersey-based mobile carrier has led the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:38 PM
As federal budget cuts loom, a state task force is suggesting how Maryland might get more bang from the bucks spent by federal agencies in the state.
The raft of recommendations in the Federal Facilities Advisory Board report — released Thursday at...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's like a recurring bad dream.
March: Hackers allegedly steal the credit card numbers from 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard customers by breaking into the computer systems of the company's payment processor in New York. The thieves stockpiled the stolen...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Faster Internet, faster smartphones and bigger screens means U.S. mobile users are going online with their phones more than ever before -- nearly twice as much in 2012, to be exact.
On average, U.S. mobile users consumed about 1.2 gigabytes of data...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency's mass collection of telephone data does not violate the constitution, a federal judge in New York has ruled, creating a conflict within the federal courts and increasing the likelihood that the Supreme...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The minions have continued their winning streak. For the third week in a row, Universal Pictures' animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title, according to Rentrak, while "Fast & Furious 6," also from Universal, was...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe.
They just don't do it.
"It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm.
And that, in a nutshell, is why...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Paranoia or privacy? Some people are pledging to return their Nest thermostat now that Google is buying the company that makes the popular "smart home" device for $3.2 billion in cash.
Their reasoning: Buying Nest could help Google...