| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Female drivers top of mind for coming 7-passenger, all-electric vehicle
Tesla Motors says its all-electric Model X, scheduled to hit the highways in 2014, combines “the functionality of a minivan with a design as cool as an SUV.”
| May 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
South River High School sophomores Allison Marie Raines and Sally Albright recently discovered what happens when you combine an interest in chemistry with a passion for protecting Chesapeake Bay oysters.
The result was a first prize for environmental...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Four white guys and an Indian. A male Indian. That's the central cast of the new HBO hit sitcom “Silicon Valley.” The race and gender breakdown only slightly exaggerates the makeup of Silicon Valley's actual workforce.
Google Inc. recently...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Are you ready for a touch-screen computer?
I'm pretty sure we're all going to be using our fingers on the screen eventually.
I say this because I've been testing the HP Pavilion 11t-n000 x360 (we'll just call it the x360) for the last few weeks, and I'm...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce.
Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:55 AM
It's a Wednesday evening at the Pop Physique studio in downtown Baltimore, and a dozen women — most clad in leggings, T-shirts and socks — are rotating their hips while trying to hold an exercise ball between their thighs.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
While a federal judge recently gave her approval to a settlement of a class-action antitrust suit over alleged "no-poaching" agreements involving Lucasfilm and Pixar, the Animation Guild is reviewing a recent report that highlighted similar hiring...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:24 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, asked the Federal Trade Commission this week to take a close look at Facebook's experiment on users' emotional responses.
The company revealed that it tweaked news feeds for hundreds of thousands of users, including more...