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BWI Marshall Airport aims to reduce traffic congestion as busy Thanksgiving holiday approaches
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:15:00 PST

Getting in and out of BWI Marshall Airport may be easier through Thanksgiving and the rest of the holidays this year.

To accommodate the annual onslaught of seasonal travelers, the airport is temporarily offering some free parking, expanding its cell phone lot and changing the rules for shuttles,...

Justice Department suing AT&T to block $85 billion bid for Time Warner
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:00:00 PST

The Justice Department sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades.

The move by the Justice Department's antitrust division is unusual because it challenges a deal that...

Ikea relaunches dresser recall after death of eighth child
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.

Chief Executive Lars Petersson said Ikea wants to increase awareness of the recall campaign for several types of chest and dressers that can easily tip over if not properly anchored to a wall.

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MTA bus service changes in Baltimore represent 2 percent cut, report says
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:30:00 PST

The seasonal bus service changes proposed by the Maryland Transit Administration represent a loss of 183 bus runs and 3,350 miles per week — a 2 percent cut to the overall service, according to a report released Tuesday by a local rider advocacy group.

The Central Maryland Transportation Alliance...

Primitive Beginnings will open Fells Point store
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:40:00 PST

Primitive Beginnings, a young women’s apparel retailer that started online and operates an Ellicott City store, plans a second location in Fells Point.

The store will open Dec. 1 at 1641 Thames Street.

Ellicott City resident Katy Miller started the business as online-only in 2007. She and co-founder...

Thanksgiving and Black Friday store and mall hours
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:25:00 PST

Cook, give thanks, eat, then shop.

Most major malls and stores will open at some point on Thanksgiving, giving shoppers a head start on Black Friday, the traditional kick-off for the holiday shopping season.

Here’s a rundown on Thanksgiving and Black Friday hours at major area stores and malls:

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Performance Horizon relocates growing Baltimore office
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:55:00 PST

Performance Horizon, a United Kingdom-based partner marketing software provider, has relocated its Baltimore office to a larger space in Highlandtown to accommodate its growth.

The company is moving out of the Emerging Technology Centers space in the old Crown Cork & Seal factory into its own 7,000-square-foot...

Net neutrality rules targeted for repeal by FCC chairman
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:00:00 PST

The days are officially numbered for tough federal net neutrality regulations.

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed repealing the rules for online traffic, setting the stage for a vote next month to roll back the controversial Obama-era initiative.

The move...

Under Armour names new head of footwear
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:50:00 PST

Under Armour has tapped one of its sports division managers to head footwear, a key growth category for the brand, as part of restructuring announced earlier this year.

Ryan Drew, previously general manager of the brand’s basketball division, will become head of footwear, Under Armour said Tuesday.

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Five minutes with Chip King, CEO of CallRevu
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:20:00 PST

Ever wonder who’s listening in when you place a call and get that familiar automated response “This call may be monitored for quality purposes”?

It’s Timonium-based CallRevu.

The company, founded in 2010, monitors and evaluates customer service calls for car dealerships, then uses the information...

Redevelopment of former Owings Mills Mall site starts with announcement of a new Costco
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:40:00 PST

The former Owings Mills Mall site will be redeveloped as an outdoor shopping center called Mill Station, a $108 million project to be anchored by a new Costco warehouse store.

The project’s announcement Tuesday alleviates uncertainty in the community about the demolished mall, which closed in 2015.

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Laureate Education to sell universities in Milan, Cyprus for $263 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:55:00 PST

Laureate Education Inc. will sell its for-profit universities in Italy and Cyprus to Galileo Global Education for $263 million, the Baltimore-based company announced Wednesday.

The sale of the three universities — Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano and Domus Academy in Milan, and European University...

Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57 million riders, drivers
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:05:00 PST

Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

So far, there's no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a Tuesday blog post by...

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