| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I find it interesting that the contractors are being blamed for Maryland's health insurance exchange debacle ("Sharfstein tells Congress contractors are to blame," April 4). Who selected the contractors? What were the reasons for selecting these...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:31 PM
SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial.
After several days of...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care should...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:51 PM
By ordering Samsung to pay only a small fraction of damages that Apple had requested in the company’s latest patent trial, a jury awarded a symbolic victory to the South Korean smartphone maker.
After several days of deliberation, an eight-...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Police in Miramar will soon have their own collection of video evidence recorded with sophisticated technology at murder scenes, traffic crashes and fires.
This week, the agency's five-member, crime-scene technician unit, led by Supervisor Michael...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
According to a 2012 survey, about half of American parents don't have a will. And 100 percent of Americans have other things they'd rather think about. But aside from disposing of your assets after your death, a will designates legal guardianship over...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Recent behavior by Apple appears to suggest the tech giant may no longer have plans to issue security updates for Snow Leopard, a version of its desktop operating system that is used by nearly one in five Mac users.
The Cupertino tech company has not...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their computers or buy new ones....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE?
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Need to replicate a hinge on a washing machine? Create wedding cake ornamentation? Convert vinyl records to digital?
Head to the new Idea Lab media studio at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library. Adjacent to the second-floor computer...