| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:20 AM
The dozens of children who spend their after-school hours at the Stanton Community Center in downtown Annapolis can find help with homework, or a game of basketball. They get a bag lunch and assistance from a friendly group of volunteers.
But the most...
| Oct 14, 2011
Dennis Ritchie, a computer scientist who wrote the popular C programming language and helped develop the Unix operating system, has died. He was 70.
Ritchie died a month after his birthday, according to his biography on a Web page of Alcatel-Lucent's...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:15 PM
A diverse field of four candidates — including a 20-year-old Princeton University student and a La Cañada Unified matriarch — has made the 2011 school board election the most exciting in recent memory.
The campaign has been fueled by hot-...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Innovation is much on Chicago's mind. It was the driving beat behind Social Media Week, Chicago Ideas Week, and our Trib Nation community conversation a few weeks ago. It's also the subject of our Chicago Forward: Innovation forum on Tuesday, Nov. 15....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:51 PM
When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:20 PM
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:21 PM
LAST MONTH Cody Brocious, a software developer for Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox web browser, appeared at a hacking conference in Las Vegas to demonstrate a security flaw in hotel-room locks manufactured by a company called Onity. Mr...
| Oct 13, 2012
Vocus Inc. is hiring hundreds of people, betting big that it will become a leading digital marketing firm for small and medium-sized businesses.
The Beltsville-based technology company is on track to hire around 500 people this year at its headquarters...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Stephen R. Krause, a software designer and inventor, died Friday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital from respiratory failure on his 76th birthday.
Mr. Krause was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. He was a 1955 graduate of Park...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
What was true 10 years ago is still true today: computer science and information technology are good fields to enter. What has changed is why people enter these fields and what they can do within the field has greatly expanded.
Matthew Bauer, senior...