The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, has been in control of all-important domain names since 1998 and is crucial to governing the global Internet. Now, ICANN has formally filed a proposal on transfer of ICANN's control from the U.S. government to a global community. If you have concerns or comments, now is the time to speak up.
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Data from two reports clearly demonstrate why Lenovo Chair Yang Yuanqing shuffled leadership in the company's smartphone business: Shipments of Lenovo and Lenovo Motorola smartphones plummeted in the second quarter.
You won't need to buy a 70-inch TV to enjoy the latest in big-screen entertainment if augmented reality through wearable computers such as Google Glass and virtual reality headsets deliver on the promise of the immersive technology, says Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney. And when this tech guru talks, you would be smart to listen.
Reveal Mobile turned itself inside out with a "pivot" to move the Raleigh startup in a new direction in April. And investors have rallied to the cause, pouring $750,000 into the company in an oversubscribed round. A top priority for use of the funding is hiring additional staff.
For a host of reasons, the Bull City is a place so-called "creatives" want to live, says a new survey from financial management firm SmartAsset. Yes, Durham has become a hot high-tech startup hub. But the website notes entertainment and the arts are helping transform the city, too.
GSK rehires China exec; automakers buy Nokia map biz; Yahoo buys style-tip site; Zuckerbergs expecting; Windows 10 scam warning
In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: GSK has rehired an executive linked to its China bribery scandal; German automakers are buying Nokia's map business in a step toward driverless cars; Yahoo buys a web startup; the Zuckerbergs are expecting; and a warning about a free Windows update scam.
AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV about a week ago.
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst opens up on "The Open Organization," his new book, at an NCTA event. Plus. the countdown is nearing zero for the fourth annual Innovate Raleigh Summit. And we have more on other tech events.
WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, announces the release of the WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.
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Analysis: IBM's acquisition of Y Combinator-backed startup Compose should deliver multiple benefits for IBM, driving its "cloud" strategy forward, conclude analysts Geoff Wollacott and Jilian Mirandi at Technology Business Research.
In a new court brief, Internet providers including AT&T, CenturyLink and several trade groups are refusing to give up their fight against Internet regulation as a utility that the FCC imposed earlier this year. AT&T made concessions to FCC demands to win approval for its DirecTV buy, but the brief shows lingering concern about what the FCC is doing.