| Jan 28, 2012
| 9:14 PM
Jordan Houseman, a 10-year-old student at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Aberdeen, is one of the 10 percent of the blind nationwide who are learning to read and write Braille.
The number of students learning Braille has...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:29 PM
When most of us call 911, we have to wait for an ambulance or a fire truck to arrive before getting medical help.
Lynchburg 911 dispatchers have been trained to offer lifesaving treatment over the phone.
When you call 911 in the Hill City, a...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company.
He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The University of Notre Dame’s Computer Science & Engineering program will collaborate with Schurz Communications on a first-of-its-kind “innovation challenge,” beginning fall semester, 2012. Undergraduates, graduate students and...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK -- Yahoo coughed up a lot of cash to land its hotshot new CEO.
Marissa Mayer's compensation package could be worth an eye-popping $71 million over the next five years, according to regulatory documents Yahoo filed on Thursday -- and it would top...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malleycorrectly flags STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — as critical economic enablers, and an administrative priority. Thus, it was good news when Towson University recently won a $2 million grant...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Members of Team G3: Geeks, Gears & Gadgets have the knowledge, the desire and the mentors to take them to the top; all they need now is your financial support.
Team G3 is made up of 10 outstanding Petoskey Middle School students who recently took top...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The City Council today voted to pay $6.25 million to a man who suffered brain damage and permanent disability when he was hit by a drunken city worker who plowed his pickup truck into a crowd on a Gold Coast sidewalk.
The tab for the city following the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Dell has made a significant return to the Linux arena. While the company has never completely abandoned the Linux community, they had cut back on Linux offerings during the last three or four years. However, lately, this trend seems to be taking a...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Caltech physics and computer science professor Alexei Kitaev is among the first group of scientists to win the Fundamental Physics Prize, which comes with a $3 million award.
Kitaev has developed algorithms and theories in the field of quantum computing,...