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Epilepsy researchers use Apple Watch for new study

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have a new tool to help them study epileptic seizures: the Apple Watch. The high-tech wristwatch includes several sensors that collect data about the wearer, including a heart-rate monitor, a gyroscope that can tell when a ...

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Visit Baltimore wants businesses to keep events local

In an attempt to save Baltimore’s tourism and hospitality industry and the tens of thousands of people it employs, Visit Baltimore is making a request to residents and businesses: Stay local. The city’s official sales and marketing arm announced Monday ...

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Lululemon founder says Under Armour is beating them

When it comes to women’s wear, Under Armour is beating Lululemon. That declaration came from a surprising source this week: Chip Wilson, the founder of Lululemon Athletica Inc. Wilson, who stepped down from the company’s board of directors earlier this ...

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STX signs six NHL athletes

STX, LLC  has signed six NHL athletes, boosting the company’s presence in professional hockey. As part of a multi-year contract, J.T. Miller of the New York Rangers, Adam McQuaid of the Boston Bruins, Matt Martin of the New York Islanders, ...

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Cordish closer to bringing casino resort to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is closer to getting its version of the Maryland Live Casino after the city’s planning commission approved a master project plan for a Stadium Casino facility from The Cordish Cos. The venue, described as a “world-class resort project” in ...

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Hopkins FastForward accelerator gets new partner

Medical technology company BD Life Sciences has signed on as a sponsor of Johns Hopkins University’s FastForward business accelerator program, a move that officials say will give the company access to the program’s innovation hubs in the city. BD will ...

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Embry, Wyskiel honored at Beta City

Amid the pitches, demos, networking and electric bocce-ball games at Thursday’s Beta City celebration in Port Covington, two people were recognized for their contributions to the Baltimore region’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. Bob Embry, president of the Abell Foundation, and ...

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Did McCormick lay off any employees?

As part of a series of cost reduction initiatives, McCormick & Company’s leaders announced Thursday that the Sparks-based spices company is on track to save $95 million this year – $10 million over its initial goal. The bulk of those ...

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STX signs deal with Duke lacrosse

STC, LLC has signed a multi-year equipment deal with one of the top collegiate lacrosse programs in the country. The Baltimore-based lacrosse stick maker announced Thursday that it is the official equipment supplier for Duke University’s men’s lacrosse program. As ...

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UMMS to offer new health plan for Medicare, Medicaid members

After acquiring the Timonium-based managed-care organization Riverside Health this year, the University of Maryland Medical System will be offering new, enhanced health plans for people enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid. For some members, the plans will offer extra benefits such ...

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