| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
With more start-up businesses per capita than anywhere in the world, Israel is brimming with tantalizing investment prospects. Moreover, many Israeli stocks trade in the U.S, making it simple for Americans to buy in....
| May 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CheapAir (Free for iOS – requires iOS 4.3 and above)
What it is: A flight-search app that lets you speak your flight searches. Chief executive Jeff Klee said his company wanted to help travelers book a flight without having to type too much info...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Some vendors in China, the largest marketplace for bitcoin, have stopped accepting the unregulated digital currency after the government there warned against its use, state media reported.
Baidu, an online search engine and Web services company, said it...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Google is now letting users create their own Street View-like virtual tours with a new feature that has been added to the company's Views website.
Now, when users post 360-degree panaromas -- otherwise known as photo spheres -- onto the Views photo-...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:12 PM
An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say schemed to kill perceived rivals.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The Silk Road case shined a light on the deep underbelly of the web -- exposing many casual Internet users to unfamiliar terms like Deep Web, Tor and Bitcoin. So we asked Johns Hopkins cryptography professor Matthew Green -- who recently was in the news...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter?
In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Instagram turned 3 years old over the weekend, but the young social network still has some growing up to do.
The Facebook-owned app is one of the most popular social networks, and it shows. Recently, Instagram surpassed 150-million active monthly users,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The issue of nonpartisanship prevents the public from truly knowing the prospective 2013 school board candidates. Of particular concern is the implementation of Assembly Bill 1266, the Transgender Protection Act, and the student data collection mandated...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...