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Facebook to turn over thousands of Russian ads to Congress, reversing decision
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:28:00 PDT

Facebook on Thursday announced it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 politically themed advertisements bought through Russian accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, reversing a decision that had frustrated lawmakers.

The company has been struggling for months to...


Baltimore-area home sales and prices rose in August amid falling inventory
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Home sales and prices in the Baltimore region rose again in August amid a tight housing market in which the inventory of homes for sale has shrunk for 24 consecutive months.

The sales of just over 3,800 homes closed in August, up 1.5 percent from the same month last year, according to a ShowingTime...


More than 1 in 5 travelers knowingly or unknowingly carried prohibited items onto aircraft, survey f
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 3 Aug 2017 10:56:00 PDT

A survey of airline passengers found that more than 20 percent had knowingly or unknowingly smuggled prohibited items past Transportation Security Administration checkpoints onto the aircraft, including at least 6 percent who boarded the plane while unintentionally carrying prohibited knives or...


Club Charles, storied Station North bar, has closed
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:35:00 PDT

Club Charles, the storied dive bar in Station North, has closed, according to a sign posted outside the establishment on Thursday.

“Due to unforseen [sic] circumstances, Club Charles is closed starting this evening, July 27,” the sign states. It is not clear whether the closing is temporary or...


Stephen Curry says Durant’s Under Armour assessment ‘does not ring true’
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:30:00 PDT

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are on the same team — the Golden State Warriors — but they represent rival brands.

Curry is Under Armour’s top basketball ambassador. Durant is among Nike’s best-known representatives.

Their opposing brand alignments became a media topic when Durant last month said...


Baltimore area to get new commercial data center
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:40:00 PDT

TierPoint LLC, a St. Louis-based cloud service and information technology provider, plans to build a second data center in the Baltimore region, less than a year after expanding the first location in Baltimore City.

The new $10 million, 35,000-square-foot center in the BWI Technology Park is expected...


Uber could go public in 18 months
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:04:00 PDT

Uber could go public as soon as 18 months from now.

That was the news delivered to Uber's 16,000-person workforce today by the embattled transportation company's new chief executive, outgoing Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, according to an employee who attended the meeting.

Khosrowshahi wasn't definitive,...


More than 1 in 5 travelers knowingly or unknowingly carried prohibited items onto aircraft, survey f
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 3 Aug 2017 10:56:00 PDT

A survey of airline passengers found that more than 20 percent had knowingly or unknowingly smuggled prohibited items past Transportation Security Administration checkpoints onto the aircraft, including at least 6 percent who boarded the plane while unintentionally carrying prohibited knives or...


University of Baltimore law students help trafficking victims escape their past
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 8 Jul 2017 05:29:00 PDT

The Prince George's County woman still remembers the night a man in a black SUV stopped as she and a high school friend waited for a ride to a party. He told them he was a modeling agent, gave them his cell number and drove off.

A chronic runaway, the then 19-year-old soon met up with him, only...


Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks in $11.9-billion deal
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:55:00 PDT

Discovery Communications carved a lucrative niche in television with “Deadliest Catch,” “Shark Week” and other shows that portray survival in the wilds. On Monday, the cable programming company made a predatory strike to ensure its own survival.

Discovery announced its $11.9-billion cash-and-stock...


Canterbury House Apartments sell for $4.6 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:40:00 PDT

Quest Management, a Stevenson-based real estate company, has sold its 52-unit Canterbury House Apartments in Northwest Baltimore for $4.6 million.

Flasko Management, a Baltimore-based property management group, was the buyer of the mid-rise apartment building, located at 6807 Park Heights Ave....


Jobs in services, computers, health care biggest gainers in Maryland since the Great Recession
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 3 Sep 2017 08:50:00 PDT

Since the Great Recession, jobs and wages in Maryland have grown and unemployment has declined, most recently to 4 percent in July. But the state’s labor market also has been transformed during the recovery.

A slowdown in manufacturing and construction has caused significant job losses in those...


Target expands next-day delivery to Baltimore stores
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:55:00 PDT

Target is bringing its next-day delivery service for goods such as paper towels, cereal and diapers to stores in the Baltimore area.

The mass discounter began testing Target Restock earlier this year in its headquarters city of Minneapolis. It has expanded to 10 markets, among them Atlanta, Chicago,...


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