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