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  • A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?

    A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?
    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I’ll get an email saying something like, “It drives me nuts when people say ‘Fruit is a healthy snack’ instead of ‘Fruit is a healthful snack.&...
  • Europe this summer? Buy tickets now!

    Europe this summer? Buy tickets now!
    If you're headed for Europe this summer, CheapAir.com says, "Buy as soon as you can." That's based on actual ticket prices in CheapAir's database for this year and last, and it contradicts some earlier findings about buying long-haul international trips...
  • A Word, Please: Use of initials is driving me crazy (DMC)

    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I'll get an email saying something like, "It drives me nuts when people say 'Fruit is a healthy snack' instead of 'Fruit is a healthful snack.' Please write a column telling...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party. Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
  • Another way to harm Social Security: wreck its customer service

    It's no secret that if you really want to destroy a business, just hack away at its customer service. (Sears has been testing this axiom with considerable vigor.) The principle also holds true for government programs, which is why you should be very...
  • Peeps Recipe Contest Rules (the fine print)

    Peeps Recipe Contest Rules (the fine print)
    2014 Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. The Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Peeps and the Baltimore Sun. Contest is offered only in the Maryland and is subject to...
  • Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported

    Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported
    MasterCard said Saturday said it was investigating reports that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may have suffered a breach of credit card data involving online transactions for agency services. MasterCard is “aware of and...
  • Credit card companies seek new ways to increase payment security

    In the wake of some wide-ranging breaches in credit card data, Mastercard and Visa this month announced an initiative to increase payment security, including expanding chip technology in the U.S. “The recent high-profile breaches have served as...
  • DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing

    DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it was investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked. The...