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(NY: QUINTILES)  65.70  up arrow+0.77  (1.19 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  96.35  up arrow+0.92  (0.96 %)  Updated: 03:59 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  10.23  down arrow-0.26  (-2.48 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
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(NQ: CEMP)  33.44  up arrow+0.77  (2.36 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  29.30  down arrow-0.03  (-0.1 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Cree)  38.86  down arrow-0.13  (-0.33 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.82  down arrow-0.03  (-3.53 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  28.01  down arrow-0.19  (-0.67 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.38  down arrow-0.03  (-0.88 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: FB)  81.21  up arrow+0.32  (0.39 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  47.60  down arrow-0.22  (-0.46 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  575.33  up arrow+1.96  (0.34 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: IBM)  161.18  up arrow+1.76  (1.1 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: LH)  123.28  down arrow-0.62  (-0.5 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  31.01  up arrow+0.33  (1.06 %)  Updated: 03:59 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: MRK)  57.98  up arrow+0.1  (0.17 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  43.11  up arrow+0.06  (0.13 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  38.55  up arrow+0.75  (1.97 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  98.95  down arrow-0.09  (-0.09 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  46.81  down arrow-0.42  (-0.88 %)  Updated: 03:59 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  34.47  down arrow-0.17  (-0.49 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  7.30  up arrow+0.06  (0.83 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  67.98  up arrow+0.79  (1.18 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  10.89  up arrow+0.05  (0.46 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Salix)  157.44  up arrow+0.31  (0.2 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: SQI)  17.24  up arrow+0.08  (0.47 %)  Updated: 04:30 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
Updated 3:51 p.m. today

Full Steam Ahead Awards return; nominate your choices today

WRAL TechWire's "Full Steam Awards" is back. We'll be celebrating the best in North Carolina technology and life science, from the best startups to the executives who deserve recognition for remarkable achievements. And WTW readers will help. Make your nominations for the 12 awards which, true to the Full Steam theme, reflect the best engineers, even a "subway" success.

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Updated 11:54 a.m. today

Time Warner Cable upgrades Internet speeds in response to fiber services

TWC's Triangle headquarters Time Warner Cable is reacting to ultra-fast Internet offerings from rivals AT&T and Frontier Communications as well as forthcoming service from Google Fiber by upgrading its entertainment network to all digital. TWC is tripling Internet speeds, but those fall well short of gigabit service through fiber.

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9:01 a.m. today

Premium Lock Why SAS is on 'Best Companies to Work For' list again: What employees have to say

More than 1,270 SAS employees participated in a 58-question survey about the company, and their feedback is a key reason why SAS is No. 4 on the list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. SAS has now made the list 18 times. So what did the workers have to say?

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Updated 9:07 a.m. today

SAS cracks Best Companies to Work for List again but falls 2 spots

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  SAS, the world's largest privately owned software company, makes Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the U.S. once more. But the Cary firm fell two spots to No. 4 in the newest rankings. Kimley-Horn and Associates in Cary also makes the list.

Updated 8:15 a.m. today

Premium Lock Oops! Economic survey dips for first time in two years

Bad news for job seekers: Financial executives' expectations about the economy over the coming year dropped in a new survey from the AICPA. It's the first decrease in two years. So what's causing the concern among financial executives? Multiple reasons, the survey says.

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7:28 a.m. today

Premium Lock PowerSecure CEO: 'We're working our butts off'

PowerSecure Sidney Hinton, one of the most outspoken CEOs in the Triangle, is in rare form Wednesday as PowerSecure reports its latest financials and looks to the future. "We're in great shape on 2015 and we're working our butts off to make sure that we build a great 2016, then a great 2017 and beyond."

12:46 p.m. yesterday

AT&T: GigaPower is taking root across Raleigh, Cary

AT&T touts its GigaPower      Raleigh's Allister housing complex is not the only one in Raleigh where ultra-fast Internet service is now available from AT&T. There are now nine others. We've got the list.

Updated 4:12 p.m. yesterday

'The Woz,' Bob Young, host of other VIPs top SE Venture Conference speaker lineup

Steve Wozniak The Southeast Venture Conference returns to Charlotte on March 31 and April 1 with a growing list of well-known speakers from across the technology and venture capital industries. Heading the list: Steve Wozniak "The Woz,", co-Founder, Apple.

6:10 a.m. today

Female exec in Silicon Valley sex discrimination suit to testify

Silicon Valley Sexual Discrimination The woman at the center of a sex discrimination lawsuit against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is set to take the stand in a case that has focused attention on the treatment of women in the high-tech and venture capital fields.

3:40 p.m. yesterday

Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit

Information Technology       A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees.

3:43 p.m. yesterday

Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network

Mark Zuckerberg  Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world's biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is "pretty focused."

Updated 11:04 a.m. yesterday

IBM adds brains for Watson, buying cognitive computing firm

IBM discloses that it has acquired AlchemyAPI, a provider of cognitive computing technology and services, in a move it says bolsters capabilities of its "Watson" supercomputer initiatives.

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6:50 a.m. today

Patheon's buy; TheSims studio shutting; Etsy eyes IPO; iPhones surge in China; Uber's mapping buy

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Durham-based Patheon makes a buy; the studio responsible for The Sims is shutting down; Etsy eyes an IPO; iPhones surge in popularity in China; and a look at Uber's mapping deal.

Updated 10:48 a.m. yesterday

How Frill built a sorority fashion startup worthy of Shark Tank

This Friday night, we'll witness a pair of unassuming young Raleigh fashion entrepreneurs try to convince the world's most famous Sharks that sorority recruitment and bridal fashion is big business. Their company is Frill, a made-to-order dress and skirt making startup that launched three years ago. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the inside story.

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Updated 8:02 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Report shows x86 deal paying big dividends for Lenovo

Lenovo's server sales - bolster immensely by the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business - top $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter. a jump of 743 percent. Hardware shipments surge 250 percent. Both are far higher than over industry data, which also shows a big gain for Cisco.

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Updated 7:49 a.m. yesterday

Hack alert: Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'

Hackers   ​Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."

Tags: Internet
Updated 7:15 a.m. yesterday

McCrory lauds NC's growing life science industry power

Governor Pat McCrory takes the stage at the CED Life Science Conference in Raleigh to praise the sector's growing economic power across North Carolina. "One of great things your industry has done is help us get out of this recession," he says.

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Updated 6:03 a.m. yesterday

Funding to NC startups jumps 35% in 2014; tech funding up 138%

Venture Capital The Council for Entrepreneurial Development's year-end Innovators Report shows record IPO activity over two years, and impressive investment growth.

10:06 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Chapel Hill drug startup Vascular Pharma raises $9M

Vascular Pharmaceuticals a startup focusing on development of treatments for complications from diabetes, has closed on $9 million in new financing.

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Updated 9:34 a.m. Tuesday

Connecticut launches formal investigation of Lenovo adware

One of Lenovo's flexible Yoga tablets Lenovo has issued apologies, is offering free security software monitoring, and says it will produce bloatware-free PCs in the future. But if the world's top PC maker thought the Superfish debacle was over, it's not. The lawyers and attorney generals are coming.

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