| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:45 AM
United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet.
The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:19 AM
A big container with the Amazon logo has appeared in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza, in the city's Embarcadero district, not far from the San Francisco Bay.
What's in it? No one besides Amazon really knows, though the online retailer was planning a...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year.
The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20
Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
| May 28, 2014
Love it or leave it ... or play the wallflower.
The wallflower role has been the preferred stance in the stock market this year. Investors have been willing to hang around after the thrill of 30 percent gains last year and modest growth in corporate...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:45 PM
While it's better to give than to receive at the holidays, we all like to get presents. And having so many of our gifts shipped to our doors opens the doors for con artists to get us.
They send emails appearing to come from the post office or delivery...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Michael Gibson thought he was a lucky man. Someone was offering him a $95,000 government grant if he'd pay a fee of only $1,500.
He did get lucky, just not in the manner he thought.
When he tried to wire the fee, the transaction didn't go through...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
While Google and Samsung have been busy with smartglasses and smartwatches, respectively, Microsoft has been working on a wearable device that's a little bit more intimate.
The Redmond, Wash., company has developed a smart-bra that its researchers say...
| Nov 5, 2013
The day after Halloween, I saw a person setting up his Christmas decorations. As I tried not to drive off the road, it dawned on me that the holidays will be here sooner than we think. Buying presents for family, friends and loved ones are a given. But...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As many as 37 million Americans who receive health coverage through employers may be better off with the government-subsidized insurance plans that will be offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law for next year,...