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Jun 29, 2021

Maryland Tech Council to host 2021 Bio Innovation Conference

The Frederick-based Maryland Tech Council (MTC), the state’s largest technology and life sciences trade association, announced Tuesday that registration is open for the 2021 Bio Innovation Conference, the first fully integrated event featuring in-person and virtual experiences for the region’s life sciences community. Scheduled for Oct. 4-5, the conference draws professionals from industry, ac[...]

Jun 29, 2021

DataTribe announces $2.5M seed investment in Ntrinsec

Fulton-based DataTribe announceda $2.5 million seed investment in cybersecurity company Ntrinsec.

Nov 26, 2018

College Park’s Discovery District adds Cybrary to tech roster

Cybrary, which bill itself as world’s largest online cybersecurity and information technology training platform, will relocate its headquarters to College Park’s Discovery District. The Greenbelt-based firm plans to eventually open  a 25,000-square-foot facility at 4600 River Road. The state has approved a $750,000 conditional loan via the Maryland Advantage program to help the compan[...]

Apr 14, 2015

Baltimore emerges as tech talent center

A report from CBRE places Baltimore higher on its Tech Talent Scorecard than uber hip Austin, Texas.

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Jan 13, 2015

Cybrary.IT launches free IT training platform

Calling it the world’s first free massive open online course for IT and cybersecurity training, Greenbelt-based Cybrary.IT announced Tuesday that its classes are open to the public.

Sep 9, 2014

Free advice for tech startups

The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute and the Institute for Marine and Environmental Technology are partnering with startup experts from the Baltimore region to help aspiring and current entrepreneurs with tech-based startups or ideas via free, open Baltimore Entrepreneur Office Hours. The sessions will be on the third Tuesday of each month, starting next week, at […]

Apr 10, 2014

Should you be worried about Heartbleed bug?

Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

Nov 25, 2013

Frederick group urges Md. to regulate biolabs

FREDERICK — A watchdog group in Frederick is urging state licensing and registration of laboratories that handle certain deadly pathogens. The Frederick News-Post reports that the Containment Laboratory Community Advisory Committee filed comments last week with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The state agency is accepting public comments through Saturday on its recent […]

Sep 19, 2013

Betamore, software-makers partner, try out new education tool

When Henry Blue and Win Smith settle into their seats for the next session of the technology training courses they’re enrolled in, the line between teacher and student will start to blur.

Jan 28, 2013

Crucial, long-overdue BlackBerry makeover arrives

TORONTO — The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone is promising a speedy browser, a superb typing experience and the ability to keep work and personal identities separate on the same phone, the fruit of a crucial, long-overdue makeover for the Canadian company. Thorsten Heins, chief executive of Research In Motion Ltd., will reveal the first […]

Dec 27, 2012

Apple CEO gets modest 2012 pay after big 2011

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook got $4.2 million in pay for the latest fiscal year, a modest sum compared with last year, when the company’s board set him up with stock now worth $510 million for taking the reins in 2011. Cook’s pay for fiscal 2012, which ended in September, consisted of $1.4 […]

Dec 12, 2012

Facebook poised to roll out more privacy controls

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is trying to make its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an effort to turn the world’s largest social network in to a more discreet place. The fine-tuning announced Wednesday will include several revisions that will start rolling out to Facebook’s more than 1 billion users during the next […]

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