| Jul 1, 2014
HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change.
He's never looked back, and Monday...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:11 AM
"Murder in the First"—TNT may be promoting the single-case-per-season time line of its new detective drama, but “Murder in the First” stands out mostly for its simplicity: To investigate a series of murders, two detectives travel a...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"FUD" opens with Gordon, Cameron and John facing a harsh round of questioning from IBM's legal team, related to Joe's reverse-engineering scheme. The crew has been coached well and they stay within the bounds of the law.
That leaves only Joe to face...
| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:33 AM
The weekend brings the arrival of a promising drama, which is good news.
What "Mad Men" did for advertising and the 1960s, "Halt and Catch Fire" tries to do for personal computers and the 1980s. The fictional AMC drama largely succeeds in its debut at...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Google has knocked three-time champion Apple from the top of an annual list of the 100 most valuable brands around the world.
Tech companies occupy the top four spots in the latest Brandz list from Millward Brown: Google, followed by Apple, then IBM and...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A pair of George Mason University professors take shots at economic development incentives in an op-ed that ran late last week.
Sayeth Christopher Coyne and Lotta Moberg:
"Targeted benefits encourage companies to game the system. In 1993, IBM caused a...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"Twenty-four times" is Thom Tillis' answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina said on camera that under Obamacare, if you...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:01 AM
If I were to write that the Beatles were a great band, would that give you pause? That is, would you notice anything funny about how I've written the band's name?
Most people, I'm guessing, would not. But close readers might notice something odd —...