Quantcast

Tag Archives: high tech

Kyle Bayliss: Finding money to bridge the ‘valley of death’

Mention the phrase “valley of death” to the typical small business owner, and you will undoubtedly receive a variety of responses — from quizzical looks to gasps. But for small technology business owners, it is an all-too-familiar term that looms ...

Read More »

Analysts: Gadget sales to top $1 trillion in 2012

LAS VEGAS — Developing countries like China and India will drive global sales of consumer electronics above $1 trillion this year for the first time, even as cash-strapped shoppers in the U.S. and Western Europe ease off spending for high-tech ...

Read More »

Howard executive Ken Ulman running $72M project to connect Maryland

While the economic malaise lingers, another recession threatens and trillions in federal budget cuts loom, Ken Ulman finds hope in a warehouse in Elkridge. There sit spools of fiber-optic cable destined to link public institutions and build the backbone of ...

Read More »

State’s venture fund authority eager for its opportunity

Gov. Martin O’Malley installed a nine-member board Wednesday to oversee the state’s planned venture capital fund that, if all goes as planned, will pump at least $70 million into young, high-tech companies. “For a modern economy to create jobs we ...

Read More »

New book takes on zero tolerance fervor in schools

NEW YORK — High-tech surveillance. Metal detectors. Zero tolerance for, well, just about any bad behavior, real or overblown. Welcome to “Lockdown High,” the title of a sweeping new book by journalist Annette Fuentes, describing how the schoolhouse has become ...

Read More »

Obama: U.S. must invest in high-tech manufacturing

PITTSBURGH — President Barack Obama called on Friday for a “renaissance in American manufacturing” that would replace shuttered steel mills with plants producing robotics, nanotechnology and other high-tech advances. The president said this resurgence is how the country will create ...

Read More »

Medicare goes high-tech to head off fraud

WASHINGTON — Tired of paying bogus claims, then chasing the scammers, Medicare announced Friday it is deploying screening technology similar to what’s widely used by credit card companies to head off fraud. Up to now, the $500 billion-a-year government health ...

Read More »