| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:42 AM
Beyonce has chosen to go with a new pixie cut, a Russian man has sued a bank after they refuesed to honor the (modified) contract they signed, and the email provider previously used by former Marylander Edward Snowden has shut down under what appears to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:16 PM
If you get a call from Lt. Gregg Stevens of the Lehigh County sheriff's office, don't panic and bow to his demands if he threatens to haul you into court.
There is no Lt. Gregg Stevens at the sheriff's department. And you don't have any outstanding...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler pushed a novel solution Monday for closing what he called the "revolving door" of ex-offenders returning to prisons.
Give inmates tablet computers.
As Gansler envisions it, the proposal would help offenders...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Two decades ago, One Wilshire was just another fading office tower losing its white-collar tenants to splashy new skyscrapers nearby. Today the unassuming high-rise is one of the most valuable in the city, having sold for a record $437.5 million.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Yahoo has freed up a substantial number of inactive user names and will give them to people on a first-come, first-served basis, the company announced Monday.
A month ago, Yahoo announced it would deactivate accounts that hadn’t been touched for a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Image via http://www.booyahadvertising.com/ From Lolly Bowean's story this morning: A growing number of people don't check their email or rely on it as heavily for information anymore, (said Steve Jones, a professor of communications at the University...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Yahoo users could soon have a better way to keep track of their online friends and to share photos and videos with them.
Continuing its recent buying spree, Yahoo scooped up three more start-ups this week for a total of less than $100 million. The...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Microsoft will pull the plug on MSN TV, the service based on the early Internet-device startup WebTV it bought 16 years ago, effective Sept. 30.
It will surely surprise some that the Son of WebTV was still extant. In recent years, the company has focused...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:16 PM
By installing Dropbox on their personal computers, smartphones and tablets, users can sync chosen files and folders across all the devices. Pictures taken on an Android smartphone can be instantly accessed on a laptop. An Excel spreadsheet created on a...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Monday morning I got an email from the writer/filmmaker/performance artist Miranda July with the subject line: “AN EMAIL ABOUT MONEY. WE THINK ALONE.” It included a series of forwarded missives from an odd array of people, including actress/...
| Jun 29, 2013
W.E. Smith, a retired Coast Guard captain living in Ledyard, received a phone call earlier this year he quickly recognized as a sweepstakes scam.
His next move should have been planting a dial tone in the caller's ear. Do not engage a con artist! But...