| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: You've previously mentioned the computer software technology known as applicant tracking systems (ATS) used by many employers. I detest technology and as a job seeker, why do I care? I can network my way to employment. -- M.W.
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Weeks after officials at the state's health care exchange began blaming IBM software for the worst problems, including lost applications, IBM began pushing back, saying the state shares some of the blame.
It's the latest salvo in the blame game that...
| 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 28, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.
| Apr 27, 2014
Is it fair to pressure companies into firing top officials because you don't agree with their political views? Since when, I am asking, is fairness a defining business value?
I raise this question because so many notable conservatives, ranging in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:55 PM
BERKELEY -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the foremost critics of the government’s domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers.
Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...