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Stephen Babcock is the Assistant Editor for Technical.ly. Stephen Babcock began reporting for Technical.ly in Baltimore in 2014. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

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What Zentail’s data shows about pandemic price gouging on Amazon business

7 hours ago

What Zentail’s data shows about pandemic price gouging on Amazon

The Columbia company looked at price spikes for essential items over the last month.
How global tumult can impact early-stage startup investment business

Mar. 20, 2020 11:36 am

How global tumult can impact early-stage startup investment

Fulton, Maryland-based cyber startup foundry DataTribe released a new analysis showing that investment activity was trending down in uncertain times, even before COVID-19. Here's a look at what that means for deals locally.
The life sciences industry has posted gains in the DMV. Here’s what it will mean for jobs business

Mar. 13, 2020 2:45 pm

The life sciences industry has posted gains in the DMV. Here’s what it will mean for jobs

The collective activity of Baltimore, the Maryland suburbs, D.C. and Northern Virginia has already identified a name: the BioHealth Capital Region. Here's a look at how regional growth is creating a demand for jobs in the field — and it's not just Ph.D.s.
5 tips on getting started as an investor from Revolution’s David Hall business

Mar. 6, 2020 2:49 pm

5 tips on getting started as an investor from Revolution’s David Hall

Hall is managing partner of the D.C.-based firm's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, which looks beyond New York and Silicon Valley to invest in startups. On a recent episode of the podcast "Off the Sidelines," he shared some key insights on getting involved in early-stage investing.
Kroger is bringing a robot-powered grocery fulfillment center to Maryland business

Jan. 27, 2020 2:09 pm

Kroger is bringing a robot-powered grocery fulfillment center to Maryland

The chain is teaming with online grocery retailer Ocado to set up an automated warehouse in Frederick, Maryland. The hub will serve Mid-Atlantic cities, including D.C.
Columbia-based Unleashed Technologies acquired by Linc Partners business

Jan. 22, 2020 7:49 am

Columbia-based Unleashed Technologies acquired by Linc Partners

It's the first outside investment for the 13-year-old web dev and design firm, now looking to grow but remain in Maryland.
NSA goes public with Windows security vulnerability dev

Jan. 17, 2020 1:05 pm

NSA goes public with Windows security vulnerability

The Fort Meade-based agency said it found a "serious vulnerability" in Windows 10, leading to development of a patch by Microsoft. Here's why that's significant in cybersecurity circles.
Virginia Tech opens applications for first degree program at Northern Virginia Innovation Campus dev

Nov. 1, 2019 3:11 pm

Virginia Tech opens applications for first degree program at Northern Virginia Innovation Campus

The university said the master of engineering in computer science degree is designed to prepare students for mid-level and advanced roles.
Revolution closes second Rise of the Rest Seed Fund with $150M to invest in early-stage companies business

Oct. 29, 2019 12:45 pm

Revolution closes second Rise of the Rest Seed Fund with $150M to invest in early-stage companies

Plus, here's a look at the local companies that received investment from the first fund over the last two years.
DC: Here are your nominees for the 2019 Technical.ly Awards business

Oct. 8, 2019 2:46 pm

DC: Here are your nominees for the 2019 Technical.ly Awards

Voting is open through Nov. 7 for the awards in categories spanning startups, impact and inventions. Join us IRL this December to see who wins.

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