| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Chester Specht recently went online to renew his car registration. He Googled "DMV renewal" and clicked on the top listing.
"Complete your vehicle registration in 3 simple steps," the website said, leading Specht through a straightforward process....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Reports are swirling around the media universe that Comcast is prepared to announce, as early as Thursday, a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for north of $45 billion.
The deal would combine the nation's biggest and second-biggest cable firms. Comcast,...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Regarding an editorial that appeared in The Aegis, while we at the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration appreciate the interest in promoting the MVA's "Anywhere, Anytime" online campaign, the editorial mischaracterizes the recent policies enacted to...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Even before he released the first summary, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has been trying to set the record straight about his Net neutrality proposal. But when the actual language is released this week, critics may still reject...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:21 PM
In a sweeping ruling, Europe's highest court placed unprecedented power in the hands of consumers to determine what personal information can be displayed in Web search engine results.
The so-called "right to be forgotten" case specifically targeted...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
I receive numerous emails every day from people seeking nautical information, and not everyone is a boater. They want to know what a boat is worth, get navigational tips for a voyage and learn the long-range weather forecast because they will be...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:46 PM
If there has been any backlash against online education by traditional bricks-and-mortar universities, that notion is usually couched in words such as "confusion" and "misuse."
Confusion as to what online learning is supposed to be and how to make it...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — As far as Wall Street is concerned, Google Inc. can build all the robots and self-driving cars that it wants as long as it keeps growing its main business: online advertising.
And increasingly, that means selling ads that are shown...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A Millersville man has been indicted for murder in connection with the shooting death of another man last Halloween during an apparent botched robbery attempt.
Gregory Dontae Lewis, 34, of the 700 block of Cecil Avenue, was indicted by an Anne Arundel...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:40 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched his next act: a mobile app called Jelly.
Like his fellow Twitter founders, Stone isn't the least bit interested in taking early retirement. Jack Dorsey is running mobile payments start-up...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:27 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has been going through turbulent times in recent years, but postal uniform maker AME’s Uniforms in Fort Lauderdale had its best year ever in 2013.
“Our business is picking up steam even in a shrinking industry,”...