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  • Mozilla unveils 'Monster Madness,' a zombie-shooting Web browser game

    Mozilla unveils 'Monster Madness,' a zombie-shooting Web browser game
    Mozilla unveiled an early version of "Monster Madness Online," a 3-D multiplayer zombie-shooting video game built to run on Web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome. It's the latest move that could upend the multibillion-dollar video game industry. Web...
  • 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...
  • APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year

    APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year
    The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before. Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
  • Geneca encourages new ideas, work-life balance

    Geneca encourages new ideas, work-life balance
    While other companies may lean on employees to get to the office as early as possible and to be the last to leave their desks at night, Geneca takes a different approach. The custom software development and consulting firm doesn't base it's bonuses on...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Why the technology in your car doesn't work

    Today’s cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don’t always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks. At the core of the problem: The cars...
  • 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...