8:24 a.m. today

New UNC Fellowship helps push MBA student's STEM gaming idea

Chijioge Nwogu   A UNC entrepreneurship club partners with NY-based FinTech startup CommonBond to support MBA students' startup work - and a UNC student benefits.

8:13 a.m. today

Joe Procopio: The importance of side projects (+ video)

In the latest episode and blog from "The Startup Show," serial entrepreneur, author and blogger Joe Procopio talks about the importance of side projects.

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6:55 a.m. today

Premium Lock Longtime board member rips Infosys founder in management dispute

Infosys  The in-fighting among top management at India tech giant Infosys is breaking out in the open with a new letter from a former board member and senior executive lambasting Infosys founder Narayana Murthy for disputes that led to the sudden departure of CEO Vishal Sikka on Friday.

Updated 6:22 a.m. today

Premium Lock What treats fill Android Oreo? Plus video: A review

Android is receiving a massive upgrade and Google developers are promising a sweet threat, nicknaming the new operating system release as Android 8.0 Oreo. But what's in the middle of the OS named after the Nabisco cookie? Plus, a video review of its offerings.

5:54 a.m. today

Premium Lock It's Oreo: Android's new version gets a sweet name, too

An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat. Plus: A video breakdown of the OS update's many features.

7:27 a.m. today

Premium Lock Cisco buying hyperconvergence software firm for $320M (+ video)

As data center technology changes continue to evolve, so too does Cisco. The networking giant is continuing its revamp with a $320 million buy of Springpath, a developer of hyperconvergence software.

2:00 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Global Knwledge broadens Canadian footprint with acquisition

Global Knowledge, the Cary-based provider of information technology training, is expanding its footprint with the acquisition of a Canadian firm. A GK executive talks with WRAL TechWire about why the deal was made and what it means for the company.

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2:14 p.m. yesterday

32 emerging NC tech startups receive $1.9M in state matching grants

Grants Thirty-two emerging tech and life science companies across North Carolina are getting more startup runway funding thanks to nearly $2 million in North Carolina funding that matches federal grants they won earlier.

11:17 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Duke finance prof: The top coming applications for blockchain

Blockchain holds much more meaning for the future of technology than bitcoins and cryptocurrency, says Professor Campbell Harvey, a finance professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Here's a look at what he sees as the top applications.

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9:12 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo notebook sales plunge year-over-year

A Lenovo notebook  More bad news for Lenovo. After reporting a quarterly loss last week for the first time in two years, the PC giant saw notebook shipments plunge in July, according to a new report. And the bad news isn't over.

Updated 7:48 a.m. today

Be informed about cybersecurity - attend WRAL TechWire's next event

"Hackers, malware, ransomware & you:" Protecting you and your company will be the focus of WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event coming up on Sept. 26. Register today. A top cybersecurity executive from IBM will headline the program.

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7:01 a.m. yesterday

Infosys reaffirms commitment to bring 2,000 jobs to Wake County

Infosys, the India-based high-tech firm that recently announced plans to bring 2,000 jobs to Wake County, has reaffirmed its commitment to that expansion following the resignation of its CEO on Friday.

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10:33 a.m. yesterday

Filings: Investor buys $576K in Dova shares; LoLo raising $500K

North Carolina Business News Wire An investor has bought a big chunk of Dova Pharmaceuticals shares, and Asheville-based startup LoLo is raising $500,000, according to SEC filings.

6:53 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Report: 'Contactless' payments to quickly soar to 53% share

E-Commerce Those signs at merchants saying "No ApplePay" at points of sale are going to quickly become much rarer in the near-term future, says a new report.

Updated 6:54 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock CommScope bets on growing changes in data centers; Morgan Stanley upgrades its stock

The Broadband Report       CommScope shares have declined some 15 percent so far in 2017 but Morgan Stanley gave the company a boost last week with an upgrade to "Overweight." Analysts are betting that CommScope will be a "wallet share gainer" as companies invest in more efficient networks. And CommScope is betting on changes in data centers to boost its sales performance, says its CFO.

Updated 6:58 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock HondaJet taking flight with growing production in Greensboro

HondaJet is stepping up deliveries of private jet aircraft being built in Greensboro, setting the pace in its class for the first half of 2017. Sales are taking off a decade after construction began of the Honda Aircraft manufacturing plant,

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