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5 things we’re watching as Election Day votes come in and counting begins

Nov. 3, 2020 10:53 am

5 things we’re watching as Election Day votes come in and counting begins

The in-person voting, the count, the scenarios and democracy itself. Here's a look at where a reporter's head is at on Election Day.
A Baltimore CEO and city councilman are using TikTok to explain tricky topics for a wide audience

Nov. 2, 2020 12:10 pm

A Baltimore CEO and city councilman are using TikTok to explain tricky topics for a wide audience

Allovue CEO Jess Gartner's EdFinToks are breaking down education finance. City Councilman Bill Henry is reaching out to younger voters about ballot measures. Here's why they're using the social video platform.
Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election

Oct. 28, 2020 5:52 pm

Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election

Plus, Comptroller Peter Franchot criticizes Gov. Larry Hogan's small business relief package. Here's a look at highlights from the Greater Baltimore Committee's Economic Outlook Conference.
From gotcha to collaboration: CitiStat’s growing pains in Baltimore offer lessons for data-driven government

Oct. 28, 2020 1:23 pm

From gotcha to collaboration: CitiStat’s growing pains in Baltimore offer lessons for data-driven government

Baltimore was a pioneer in implementing data-driven management in local government, but over 20 years it wasn't always embraced. The lesson? Culture and leadership matter.
Zoom will start collecting telecommunications tax in Baltimore city

Oct. 26, 2020 4:22 pm

Zoom will start collecting telecommunications tax in Baltimore city

The city and Prince George's County are the only two Maryland jurisdictions where the videoconferencing platform is collecting the tax. Zoom said it's effective Nov. 1.
It was easier to watch Trump and Biden during the second presidential debate. But how did they sound?

Oct. 23, 2020 5:40 pm

It was easier to watch Trump and Biden during the second presidential debate. But how did they sound?

VoiceVibes put its AI speech coaching platform to work during the second presidential debate. Both candidates sounded more polished this time.
Maryland hackathon invites big thinking for small businesses

Oct. 19, 2020 5:50 pm

Maryland hackathon invites big thinking for small businesses

With the Maryland Small Business Policy Hack-A-Thon, State Sen. Katie Fry Hester and the University of Maryland brought together teams to surface ideas for pandemic recovery from the public. They'll pitch legislators on Oct. 21.
Fearless is matching donations to these 6 Baltimore nonprofits in support of racial equality

Oct. 16, 2020 3:48 pm

Fearless is matching donations to these 6 Baltimore nonprofits in support of racial equality

The downtown software firm is matching up to $50,000 in individual donations for nine nonprofits in Baltimore and Montgomery, Alabama.
Verizon brings 5G service to select parts of Baltimore

Oct. 14, 2020 6:08 pm

Verizon brings 5G service to select parts of Baltimore

Available downtown and in parts of Baltimore County, the 5G Ultra Wideband rollout is a first step to introducing the next generation of wireless technology in Baltimore, officials said.
To the incoming mayor of Baltimore: Close the digital divide for all

Oct. 12, 2020 9:23 am

To the incoming mayor of Baltimore: Close the digital divide for all

The city’s next mayor must develop a long-term strategy to expand digital literacy, device, and broadband access, writes Baltimore’s Digital Equity Coalition cofounder Adam Echelman.

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