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  • Perspective: A ready-to-work education system

    Perspective: A ready-to-work education system
    While there are many issues with our current system of education, perhaps none is more destructive than the acquisition of "knowledge" over the development of skill. Our system is based on a structure scholars decided on in the 1890s with the intention of...
  • Samsung, in symbolic win, ordered to pay Apple $119.6 million in damages

    Samsung, in symbolic win, ordered to pay Apple $119.6 million in damages
    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-...
  • In Pasadena, fellow Republicans line up to challenge Don Dwyer

    In Pasadena, fellow Republicans line up to challenge Don Dwyer
    Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions. But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
  • Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents

    Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents
    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...
  • No looking backward [Commentary]

    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...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
  • Are you running Windows XP? Here's how to check

    Are you running Windows XP? Here's how to check
    Since 2001, Windows XP has been one of the most used operating systems on the planet, but on Tuesday, the popular platform's end of life will officially be here. "After April 8, 2014, your Windows XP computer will no longer receive automatic updates...
  • Who's to blame for the bad contractors? [Letter]

    Who's to blame for the bad contractors? [Letter]
    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...
  • Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system

    Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system
    Microsoft Corp. is finally pulling the plug on a piece of technology that has refused to go away. On Tuesday, the software giant will stop supporting Windows XP, the still ubiquitous computer operating system that's been around for almost 13 years, an...
  • Carol W. Hillery

    Carol W. Hillery
    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...
  • Tor, other software to get around Twitter ban popular in Turkey

    Tor, other software to get around Twitter ban popular in Turkey
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Turks are finding clever ways to defy the government and get around the ban on Twitter. Workarounds such as DNS and VPN are now part of the lexicon and are being freely shared on social media and are even being painted on walls in...