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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  103.53  up arrow+1.72  (1.69 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, May 27 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  47.82  up arrow+2.13  (4.65 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, May 27 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  34.30  up arrow+0.19  (0.56 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, May 27 2015
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(NY: RED HAT)  78.48  up arrow+1.2  (1.55 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, May 27 2015
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Updated 11:17 a.m. today

Novartis studying "robotic pill" to replace injections

Novartis Swiss-based Novartis AG, which has a research facility in the RTP and a biomanufacturing plant in Holly Springs, is launching a feasibility study of a "robotic pill" that could replace some drugs that now have to be given by injection with an oral version.

Updated 3:23 p.m. today

Video revenue surges, text string can disable iPhone Messages, Netflix subscriber growth, Snapchat IPO

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup of tech news: study shows online video advertising revenue doubled over three years; Netflix projected to have 100 million subscribers by 2020; a tiny text string can disable iPhone Messages app; Snapchat plans an IPO.

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Updated 7:45 a.m. today

Lenovo unveils 3 new laptops ahead of Beijing event

Lenovo's products Lenovo unveiled three new consumer laptops Wednesday in advance of Lenovo Tech World, the company's first global technology event in Beijing tonight and tomorrow (May 27-28).

8:02 a.m. today

Vox acquires ReCode

Vox acquires ReCode Vox Media has acquired Revere Digital, parent company of tech news site, ReCode. Vox will add the site to its online publications, which include tech lifestyle site, The Verge, current affairs site, Vox, and the gaming site Polygon, among others.

Tags: Internet
Updated 6:50 p.m. yesterday

Apple promotes tech guru Jonathan Ive as head of design

Apple Apple innovator Jonathan Ive says he's been promoted to the company's chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful people in the world's most valuable company.

5:55 a.m. today

Modern estate planning - It's all about that basis

Ward and Smith, P.A.   TechLaw: Avoidance of estate taxes is one consideration in estate planning. Under current law, however, estate tax issues generally affect only the wealthiest 1% of the population, but everyone should be mindful of income tax issues, specifically basis, when making estate planning decisions. Due to changes in the tax laws, estate plans and trusts put in place under prior law may no longer efficiently address these income and tax basis issues.

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6:18 a.m. today

EnergySage NC marketplace aids in solar decisions

EnergSage creates NC Marketplace If you're considering adopting solar technology for your home or business, the North Carolina Clean Energy Center at North Carolina State University has teamed with EnergySage to help you make informed decisions.

Updated 4:28 p.m. yesterday

What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers

Charter Time Warner Cable As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.

Updated 6:42 a.m. today

Twitter eyes Flipboard; Charlotte's extended Google I/O event, Novozymes

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news, reports say Twitter is in talks to acquire Flipboard; Novozymes to start operations of new $11M waste-to-energy system; Charlotte holding extended Google I/O event.

12:25 p.m. yesterday

SAS details new office tower plans

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  SAS, the Cary-based analytics firm, is preparing for future growth by planning a new nine-story office tower with a full service cafe and a customer meeting space, a company spokeman says.

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2:57 p.m. yesterday

Raleigh in top ten best cities for business list

Raleigh Raleigh placed right in the middle of the top ten most business-friendly cities in a just-released ranking by MarketWatch.com. Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem didn't fare as well.

Updated 7:46 a.m. yesterday

Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33B

Time Warner Cable Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) is buying Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) in a cash and stock deal worth $55.33 billion, the two firms announced Tuesday. The merger creates one of the largest broadband and pay TV companies in the United States.

6:47 a.m. yesterday

Red Hat boosts CEO salary to $1M

Jim Whitehurst  Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) CEO Jim Whitehurst is getting a $100,000 raise, which boosts his salary from $900,000 to $1 million as of June 1, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

6:28 a.m. yesterday

Microsoft drops bid for Salesforce

Microsoft Corporation  Microsoft decided not to buy Salesforce because the price was too high, according to the San Francisco Business Times.

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7:44 a.m. yesterday

Charlotte-based Akoustis Technologies closes $5.3M private placement

Akoustis Technologies Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB:AKTS), a manufacturer of innovative single crystal RF filters for mobile wireless, has completed a merger transaction in which Akoustis, Inc. ("Akoustis") became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Akoustis Technologies. It also announced a $5.3 million private placement offering of the its common stock.

May 22

Premium Lock So what next for NetApp? 'Flash,' for revenues, layoffs to cut costs

Analysis: Another weak quarter financially led NetApp to announce 500 layoffs this week with many of those taking place at its campus in RTP. The storage technology device firm is facing increasing competition and is relying on "flash" offerings to rebuild revenue even as it cuts costs. Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger offers his insight into what the company will do next.

NetApp's main building in RTP NetApp's main building in RTP

Updated May 22

Premium Lock House OKs new venture fund for NC with decisive vote

In a slam-dunk vote, the N.C. House sided with Gov. Pat McCrory to create a new venture capital fund for startups totaling $40 million. It's part of the House-approved budget, which passed by a wide bipartisan margin. But what will happen in the Senate?

The end game for the Innovation plan The end game for the Innovation plan

May 22

RTP-based Camras Vision takes $15,000 top prize in Big Launch Challenge

The Big Launch Challenge Camras Vision, a startup based at the First Flight Venture Center in RTP, takes home the top honor in the Big Launch Challenge, a joint effort of the First Flight Venture Center and The Launch Place in Danville, Va.

Updated May 22

Uber expanding ride-sharing to North Carolina's coast

uber Uber is putting its collective foot on the gas pedal, looking to speed up growth in North Carolina. On Thursday, the aggressive startup disclosed plans for expanding its ride-sharing service to much of coastal Carolina just in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

May 22

CityCamp NC's fifth 'unconference' hackathon set for June 11-13

CityCamp NC CityCamp NC is offering $3,000 in prizes to development teams who will gather for the fifth "unconference" where the goal is to develop next generation solutions for municipal governments through a hackathon.

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