gb.tc Year in Review [gb.tc blog]: “2012 was a year of change and revamping for gb.tc. (Heck, even our name is different now.) So here’s a look back at what we started up and overhauled over the last twelve months.”
Entrepreneurs Hope to Turn Baltimore into Tech Hub, but Challenges Remain [CityBizList]: “A quarter of the population lives in poverty, unemployment is higher than the state average and—although the city is no longer one of the FBI’s top five deadliest cities–crime is still prevalent. Many Baltimoreans hope that a tech cluster could lift the area’s economy. But building a robust one could be challenging.”
Early Flu Season Found Lurking in Social Data [AllThingsD]: “Sickweather says public tweets and Facebook messages helped it declare an early start to this year’s U.S. flu season, six weeks before the CDC.”
Residents who paid tickets want full audit of speed cameras [Baltimore Sun]: “Now, with the revelation that some cameras have issued more than 5 percent of their tickets in error … Some prominent attorneys in the city … say they are pondering a class action lawsuit on behalf of all aggrieved drivers.”
Top 10 business website mistakes [Baltimore Business Journal]: “Your tech team absolutely needs to have a seat at the table, but your website is a marketing tool and you need to think of it that way.”
McKenzie taken with Charm City’s entrepreneurial drive [Baltimore Business Journal]: On Dec. 19, new Baltimore Development Corporation president Brenda McKenzie met with 50 entrepreneurs at cybersecurity firm CyberPoint International.
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