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Oct 10, 2016

Md. firm’s app aids do-it-yourselfers in home projects

Diyz LLC, a mobile app firm based in Towson, recently launched its free home improvement help app for iOS and Android devices. Called Diyz and pronounced “dee-eye-wise,” as a play on the DIY acronym for do-it-yourself projects, the app provides instructions accompanied by tutorial videos, suggestions for tool purchases, and the option to chat by video […]

Oct 6, 2016

This app from a Baltimore firm aims to show you where to find a mate

A new, free mobile app from Baltimore-based Whozout Tonite LLC aims to make it easier for its users to find potential mates at public venues. The app, called Whozout, promises to let its users see in real-time the ratios of men to women who use the app at eateries, nightclubs and other venues. It also lets users […]

Aug 19, 2016

More small businesses focusing on mobile-first strategy

NEW YORK — GreenPal CEO Bryan Clayton came to realize he had to scrap his company’s $90,000 website. The business aims to link homeowners with lawn care companies, but its software wasn’t equipped to easily handle requests from mobile users, and 85 percent of visitors using those devices left without a transaction. “We knew we […]

Oct 1, 2015

Md. county: there’s an app for disaster preparedness

WESTMINSTER — Carroll County officials have introduced a mobile app that sends emergency alerts to residents. Carroll Emergency Management assistant coordinator Valerie Hawkins tells the Carroll County Times that the app, known as Prepare Me Carroll, is meant to inform residents of events like flash floods, road closures and power outages in an easy and timely manner. […]

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Jan 16, 2015

A snitching smartphone?

It’s a lazy student’s nightmare and a concerned parent’s dream: technology that snitches when you skip class. And now, it’s a reality.

Oct 27, 2014

Cyber firms combine on business forms

Two Maryland cyber companies — kloudtrack of Annapolis and Formtree of Rockville — are partnering to offer secure, mobile, paperless transactions for customers. Kloudtrack is a cybersecurity and cloud computing company, and Formtree offers cloud-based, form-filling software. Under the agreement, Formtree has joined the kloudtrack Innovation Sandbox as a vendor partner. Michael Venezia, chief o[...]

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Sep 19, 2014

WellDoc promotes diabetes management app

BlueStar, which helps users monitor their glucose levels and keep track of medications in real-time, is perhaps the biggest accomplishment to date for WellDoc.

Jul 25, 2013

Industry agrees to new mobile app guidelines

WASHINGTON — Industry groups and privacy advocates on Thursday were near agreement on voluntary guidelines for mobile apps that should make it easier for consumers to know what personal information is getting sucked from their smartphone or tablet and passed along to marketers. The plan will likely provide a brief, easy-to-read snapshot of an app’s […]

Jul 26, 2012

Facebook’s stock tumbles after 1st public quarter

NEW YORK — Facebook’s first earnings report as a public company had solid numbers, but in the end it landed with a thud — much like its rocky initial public offering two months ago. Facebook reported stronger-than-expected revenue and a gain in user numbers Thursday. But investors weren’t impressed and after a brief spike, its […]

Jul 6, 2012

A look back and a thank you

My time with Generation J.D. started about a year ago and coincided with the beginning of my chairmanship of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. I’m so grateful for the opportunity this blog as given to me to contribute to the dialogue of what it means to be a young lawyer today and […]

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