NEW YORK — The Associated Press is teaming up with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education to expand its coverage of science, medicine and health journalism. The initial collaboration includes two pilot projects. With the first project, ...Read More »
Two hundred years ago in Baltimore, America’s first gas streetlamp was lit for the first time. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. on Tuesday celebrated the 200th anniversary of the lighting of the lamp at North Holliday and East Baltimore Streets ...Read More »
ELLICOTT CITY — Howard County officials are beginning a study to evaluate methods to control the tick population in the county. Officials said in a statement that the study has never been done before in Maryland and is part of ...Read More »
An Annapolis company specializing in low-power networking has received certification for a device that lets manufacturers connect sensors or embedded apps to the internet through a cellular network. Link Labs Inc.’s low power LTE Cat-M1 sensor suite has been certified by Verizon ...Read More »
A new iPhone app, paired with its new telephone calling and transcription service, aims to help its users keep track of the welfare of senior citizens who live independently. The SentinelCare app from Concordia Systems Inc., a behavioral health and welfare insight ...Read More »
A fight broke out on the casino floor at MGM National Harbor during its first night of operation. The fight was reported on Twitter by Las Vegas Review-Journal photographer Chase Stevens, who tweeted about 4 seconds of video showing two people punching downward ...Read More »
A new underwater exploration vehicle developed with support from a Silver Spring-based documentary and nonfiction video streaming service has enabled the firm to release a documentary that looks deeper into the entombed USS Arizona. CuriousityStream LLC’s new release “Pearl Harbor: ...
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A Maryland firm that monitors weather, lightning and greenhouse gas has acquired a California company and is developing a sensor that examines electricity usage without the need for smart appliances or professional installation. Germantown-based Earth Networks bought Whisker Labs, a startup based ...Read More »
Insurance and financial services firm Transamerica is planning to lay off about 800 workers in America next year, with most of those job cuts happening outside of Maryland. Transamerica last week told the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation that ...
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The Daily Record held a webinar about what’s coming up after a federal judge struck down a change to Labor Department rulemaking about the Federal Labor Standards Act that would have resulted in more workers becoming eligible for overtime pay. The ...Read More »