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Aug 27, 2021

Apple loosens app store payment rules in lawsuit settlement

Apple agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system.

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and IBM CEO Arvind Krishna listen as President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting about cybersecurity in the East Room of the White House on Aug. 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Aug 26, 2021

Tech companies pledge billions in cybersecurity investments

Some of the country's leading technology companies have committed to investing billions to strengthen cybersecurity defenses and to train skilled workers.

Aug 25, 2021

Merkle launches Data Accelerator for Nonprofit

Merkle, based in Columbia, announced the launch of its Data Accelerator for Nonprofit, a cloud-based, data-management solution.

Aug 16, 2021

Feds investigating Tesla Autopilot system after crashes with emergency vehicles

The U.S. government has opened an investigation into Tesla's partially automated driving system after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles.

Aug 13, 2021

Giant Eagle first US grocery chain to accept PayPal, Venmo in store

Giant Eagle Inc. announced that PayPal and Venmo are now accepted forms of payment at each of its locations, including in Maryland.

Aug 10, 2021

Without ‘right to repair,’ businesses lose time and money

As software and other technologies get infused in more and more products, manufacturers are increasingly making those products difficult to repair, potentially costing business owners time and money.

Aug 6, 2021

Lawbots are coming, but enthusiastic predictions have yet to pan out 

In January 2019, Gartner Inc., a world research and advisory company, predicted Virtual Legal Assistants (VLAs) or “lawbots” would be handling a quarter of internal legal requests in corporate law departments. Just over two and a half years later, Zack Hutto, director in the Gartner legal & compliance practice, says that while that prediction will […]

Jun 25, 2021

Baltimore TV stations launch new digital broadcast standards

Six television stations serving Baltimore began broadcasting Friday with ATSC 3.0, commonly known as NextGen TV, a new digital broadcast technology.

Jun 14, 2021

Big Tech breakups could be forced under bills unveiled in House

House lawmakers put forward a sweeping legislative package that could curb the market power of Big Tech companies and force them to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business.

Jun 9, 2021

Bipartisan Senate passes bill to boost technology industry, counter rivals

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. semiconductor production and the development of artificial intelligence and other technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China.

Jun 4, 2021

Tech stocks calm down but still strong as the world goes digital

Technology company stocks are in rest mode this year, but what may seem like weakness as the economy recovers is really just dormancy. Digital devices, software and even cybersecurity will be the key areas for steady growth as consumers and businesses become more digital in how they operate, analysts say. The virus pandemic made that […]

May 26, 2021

Cannabis producer Culta launches first tissue culture program in Maryland

The cannabis producer Culta on Wednesday announced the launch of its tissue culture lab program.

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