Tagged: baltimore

21 Baltimore City Agencies Compromised by Ransomware Attack

Hackers demanding an $80,000 USD ransom in Bitcoins have disabled 21 Baltimore City agencies, and many systems are still down despite several weeks of efforts by technicians to abate the hacks, The Baltimore Sun reports. New Baltimore Mayor Bernard Young has remained steadfast on his… Read More

GoFundMe Removes Campaign Dedicated to the Six Baltimore Officers Involved in Death of Freddie Gray

Just a few days after the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray caused riots throughout the city, a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe surfaced to support the six police officers that were involved in the situation. Baltimore’s chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby stated on Friday that Gray… Read More

Brief: Baltimore’s Non-Profit Organization Section1 Launches Series A Funding Round.

Earlier this week, Baltimore non-profit organization, Section1, opened its new Series A funding round in hopes of revitalize a 3.5-acre abandon site in the city’s art scene under Jones Falls Expressway ready for public view. The organization is dedicated to transforming, vacant, underutilized, or derelict sites… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 19, 2013

Joystiq | Game dev story: The final, agonizing moments of a Kickstarter campaign Ever wonder what it is like to run a live crowdfunding campaign? According to Steve Swink, the answer is that “administering a Kickstarter was seriously brutal business.” Through a lot of hard… Read More

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