Facebook Bug Accesses iPhone’s Camera While User Scrolls Through News Feed

Facebook says a bug that inadvertently accesses a user’s iPhone camera while they’re scrolling through the News Feed will be fixed sometime today. The bug, which was discovered by Joshua Maddux, owner of web design firm 95Visual, appears to be exclusive to iOS and does not affect Android devices. Maddux took to Twitter to report his discovery, where he posted a video that showed his camera, pointing forward, was running in the background while he was scrolling Facebook. (CNN)

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Supernus Pharmaceuticals seeks FDA approval for ADHD drug

The fate of a local company’s treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is now in regulators’ hands. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN) has submitted its application to the Food and Drug Administration to take its ADHD drug to market, the company announced Monday. If granted, that could mean getting the treatment to patients in the second half of 2020. Supernus has put the product candidate through a handful of phase 3 clinical trials, to study its ability to reduce ADHD symptoms. (Wash. Bus.)

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$60,000 in grants awarded during Changemaker Challenge

The United Way of Central Maryland and the Horizon Foundation awarded four winners a total of $60,000 at the 2019 Changemaker Challenge event Tuesday at the Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel. (Daily Record)

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Fearless opens applications for new business incubator

Baltimore software firm Fearless is growing the in-house business incubator it softly launched last year, and looking to boost a new group of local startups. Fearless started up a business incubator in January 2019, through which it advised and trained 10 entrepreneurs looking to get their own tech-based businesses off the ground. After a successful first cohort, Fearless is now expanding the program and offering up slots in the incubator to new set of participants for 2020. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Fells Point staple Jimmy's is once again on the market

Jimmy's is hitting the market for the second time in less than three years. The Fells Point diner, an institution on Broadway Square since 1946, last changed hands in late 2016. New owner Rustem "Rudy" Keskin said Monday he wants to exit the Baltimore restaurant scene amid challenges including construction and employee safety. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Maryland Craft Brewer Post Lizzo-Inspired Fruity Pebbles Bathtub Shots To Promote Unicorn Farts Beer

A Baltimore brewer was inspired by Lizzo’s nude Skittles bathtub photoshoot, and decided to make it their own to promote their beer and have a little fun while doing it- still fully clothed however. Baltimore craft brewer DuClaw Brewing Company posted photos of brewer Brandon Stanko and Diablo Doughnuts shop owner Michael Roslan in a bathtub full of Fruity Pebbles last week to announce the June 2020 return of their beer, “Sour Me Unicorn Farts”. (WJZ-TV)

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MD MEP helping lead change in manufacturing

Manufacturing is certainly changing in Maryland and the spearhead of change is high tech, according to Michael Kelleher, executive director of the state’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP). “There has been a resurgence of interest in what is manufacturing in Maryland and in what we are seeing and feeling on the street and in working with the companies,” said Kelleher. (Daily Record)

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Walmart Says Its Hired 2,850 Veterans In Maryland Since ‘Veterans Welcome Home Commitment’ Launched In 2013

Walmart announced its hiring numbers for veterans on Veterans Day, claiming it has hired more than 243,000 veterans nationwide since 2013. The commitment to hiring veterans came with the 2013 launch of “Veterans Welcome Home Commitment.” In Maryland, Walmart said it has hired more than 2,850 veterans since the initiative was brought up six years ago. (WJZ-TV)

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