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  • Oculus VR hires Google X exec Mary Lou Jepsen

    Oculus VR hires Google X exec Mary Lou Jepsen
    Facebook-owned Oculus VR has hired Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen to join the virtual reality company, an Oculus spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Jepsen spent the last three years running the Display Division at Google X, a research arm of Google...
  • Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

    Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers
    A carjacking victim on Thursday described his harrowing ride at gunpoint with the Boston Marathon bombers three days after the attack and the moment he made the terrifying decision to bolt from the car. Dun Meng, a Chinese national who moved to the U.S....
  • Connections: Former Winter Park standout makes most of time at MIT

    Connections: Former Winter Park standout makes most of time at MIT
    Since leaving Winter Park as a two-time all-area water polo Player of the Year, Ory Tasman has been busy. As a freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he saw a lecture given by the Dalai Lama, which he called "the biggest non-athletic...
  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids

    Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids
    The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
  • Bears analytics guru Mitch Tanney hired by Broncos

    Bears analytics guru Mitch Tanney hired by Broncos
    One of the Chicago Bears’ analytics guys has left. The Denver Broncos announced that they have hired Mitch Tanney as director of football analytics, a new position the organization has created under team president John Elway. Tanney will be...
  • Five questions with Baltimore Public Markets Corp. executive director Robert Thomas

    Five questions with Baltimore Public Markets Corp. executive director Robert Thomas
    For decades Baltimore has wrestled with falling sales at its public markets. The biggest challenge: the "world famous" Lexington Market on the city's west side. The city has embarked on an effort to overhaul the market, hiring a consultant to hash out...
  • Hartford Men Hang On For Win Over Maine

    BANGOR, Maine — Freshman reserve John Carroll scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lift Hartford to a 63-60 win over Maine on Wednesday night. Trailing by five at halftime, Hartford (14-14, 7-8 America East) took lead for good with a 5-...
  • Students on brink of clean-water solution

    Students on brink of clean-water solution
    A group of high school students has developed an efficient way to produce a decontaminant in hopes of helping countries that lack sufficient clean water. Students from Laguna Beach High teacher Steve Sogo's class in advanced chemical research provided...
  • Defense lawyers say Boston Marathon bomber was swayed by older brother

    Federal prosecutors Wednesday portrayed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an anti-American terrorist who had “murder in his heart” when he planted a pressure-cooker bomb near a group of children at the Boston Marathon finish line two years ago, and then...
  • Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

    Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology
    Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it's possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled. Take the "Highlander," a...