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  • Cyber Monday set record as shoppers sought online bargains

    Cyber Monday set record as shoppers sought online bargains
    Bargain-hunting shoppers turned the latest Cyber Monday into the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with last year's Monday after Thanksgiving. Los Angeles was...
  • Technical problems, discord plagued health care site

    Technical problems, discord plagued health care site
    Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring...
  • Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]

    Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]
    Legalize a drug with virtually no beneficial effect which, when used as intended, causes feelings of extreme paranoia, hostility, anxiety and panic attacks? A "gateway" drug which will almost inevitably lead to an unquenchable craving in some for an...
  • Why sci-fi is obsessed with the near future

    Why sci-fi is obsessed with the near future
    In the West Town loft that Jessica Charlesworth shares with husband, Tim Parsons, along the back wall, on a row of metal filing cabinets, a kaleidoscope of Post-it notes waved in a soft draft, each a kind of dispatch from the future. I leaned in to...
  • Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones

    Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones
    The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its next act Wednesday, with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan M. Pratt amid an ethics investigation — and Pratt leveling more accusations that the...
  • 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...
  • Gansler calls for special probe of health exchange

    Gansler calls for special probe of health exchange
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler stepped up his barrage of attack's on the O'Malley administration handling of the development of the state's health insurance exchange, calling for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the web site's...
  • Taking one for paternity leave

    Lambasted and celebrated, New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy faced the full gamut of reactions to his decision last week to miss the Mets' first two games of the season to be in Florida with his wife for the birth of their first child, and to stay...
  • Google seeks geek chic: You got your Glass Wayfarers on, baby

    Google seeks geek chic: You got your Glass Wayfarers on, baby
    When I was a kid I didn’t want to wear glasses because I was afraid people would make fun of me and call me “four eyes.” Now I’m an adult, and for $1,500 (or so), soon I will be able to buy a pair of Google Glass — and then I...
  • Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple

    Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple
    The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants. Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
  • Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

    Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies
    Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content. LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages:...