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  • Tom Wheeler Calls for a 'Nimble' FCC

    Whether it is media ownership, incentive auctions or any other wonkish issue before the FCC, the pace of decision making can be like watching paint dry. Even after work is done, it may not be over: If a federal appeals court strikes down its existing...
  • Think young, roll the dice and embrace the future

    As we move further into the presidential campaign, we're going to hear a lot about the ways we're lacking and where we fall short. And though the conversation has rightly and finally shifted to the need to grow the economy, much of it is still dominated...
  • U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics

    U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics
    When they race this month at the Olympics, U.S. speedskaters will suit up in skin-tight, high-tech uniforms that research shows could make a measurable difference in their speed. In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics...
  • Children's hospitals often lead the way on innovation

    Children's hospitals often lead the way on innovation
    In South Florida's hospitals, many innovations started in children's-only medical centers. Think calming colors and MRI machines designed for comfort. You can learn a lot from a child. Just ask South Florida's adult hospital industry. Some of the...
  • What Md.'s economy needs [Commentary]

    What Md.'s economy needs [Commentary]
    Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition. This has earned...
  • Scientific and Technical Academy Awards: Oscar Bids Bittersweet Farewell to Film

    This year's Scientific & Technical Academy Awards featured an unusually large number of honorees -- 52 individuals representing 19 technical achievements, plus career honorees -- but it also summed up the digital revolution that has swept through the...
  • Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs

    Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs
    WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama made official today that $70 million in federal money will be heading to Chicago to help create a manufacturing innovation hub. Speaking from the White House, Obama lauded the newest hubs that are being created in...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reboot 'net neutrality' rules

    You have to give new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler credit: He moves fast for a bureaucrat. Wheeler announced Wednesday that the commission would not appeal a recent court decision that invalidated most of the "open Internet" rules...
  • Want an America that works? Innovate, don't regulate

    Down with stakeholders. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out against affordable health care for kids. Retail medical clinics -- at drugstores, Walmarts, etc. -- are cropping up across the nation, thanks in part to the expected longer waiting...
  • 'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say

    'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say
    A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online. The decision Tuesday could allow...
  • Clothing designer Lian Murray dies at 54

    Clothing designer Lian Murray dies at 54
    Lian Murray, an influential surf clothing designer whose career encompassed such high-end brands as Hurley, Quiksilver and Billabong, died Sunday at the age of 54. The Newport Beach resident died at Hoag Hospital several days after suffering an asthma...