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(CIX: WRAL30)  1,183.81  down arrow-5.64  (-0.47 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Apple)  116.00  down arrow-2.44  (-2.06 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: QUINTILES)  77.74  up arrow+0.63  (0.82 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  86.85  up arrow+0.26  (0.3 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  15.42  up arrow+0.21  (1.38 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  7.87  up arrow+0.09  (1.16 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  43.16  down arrow-0.27  (-0.62 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  28.38  up arrow+0.02  (0.07 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Cree)  24.64  down arrow-0.02  (-0.08 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.80    (-0.14 %)  Updated: 09:30 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  26.12  down arrow-0.22  (-0.84 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  2.24  up arrow+0.03  (1.13 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: FB)  94.25  up arrow+0.11  (0.12 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  43.87  up arrow+0.36  (0.83 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  629.91  down arrow-1.3  (-0.21 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: IBM)  157.89  down arrow-0.82  (-0.52 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: LH)  127.17  down arrow-0.18  (-0.14 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  21.63  up arrow+0.5  (2.37 %)  Updated: 09:46 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: MRK)  58.98  down arrow-0.07  (-0.12 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  47.12  up arrow+0.31  (0.66 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  30.65  down arrow-0.04  (-0.13 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  103.98  down arrow-0.38  (-0.36 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  52.78    (0 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Aug 03 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  35.97  down arrow-0.18  (-0.5 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  11.79  up arrow+0.17  (1.46 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  78.95  up arrow+0.66  (0.84 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  7.65  up arrow+0.1  (1.32 %)  Updated: 09:48 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
(NQ: Salix)  172.81    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 01 2015
(NQ: SQI)  11.89  up arrow+0.45  (3.93 %)  Updated: 09:47 AM EDT, Aug 04 2015
8:03 a.m. today

Startup helps smokers snuff the habit with 'smart cigarette case'

Two recent NCSU graduates have developed technology to help people quit smoking. The tech uses both hardware and software to help smokers understand what triggers their craving for a cigarette, and use that information to kick the habit.

7:31 a.m. today

Premium Lock Startup warning sign? Silicon Valley VC confidence falls to 2-year-low

Golden egg hunt for investors The venture capital industry's biggest canary-in-the-coal-mine indicator - the confidence level of Silicon Valley venture capitalists - has set off another alarm. VC confidence is down to its lowest level in two years. Why? Our Insiders get the answers.

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6:43 a.m. today

DC federal court to hear net neutrality suit in December

Internet Internet service providers and trade groups, including AT&T and Verizon, will get their day in court in December to argue against so-called "net neutrality" rules imposed by the FCC earlier this year.

6:17 a.m. today

Triangle startup project offers $100,000 for 'The Big Idea'

ExitEvent "The Big Idea Project" launches with a call for tech startups in the Triangle in need of an MVP and business strategy help, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

Updated 6:19 p.m. yesterday

NC residents could start paying for recycling TVs, computers

Recycling The state Senate recently passed a bill that puts the cost of recycling electronics on local governments, rather than manufacturers.

12:03 a.m. today

Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild

Hitchhiking Robot Collapsed among trash and dead leaves, its arms ripped off and its skull and brain nowhere in sight, the talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot from Canada met its untimely end in Philadelphia over the weekend.

Updated 4:21 p.m. yesterday

Video: IBM may dump Lenovo's ThinkPads for MacBooks

Apple teams with IBM An internal IBM video leaked to news website MacRumors contains footage of Big Blue's Chief Information Officer Jeff Smith saying that the tech giant could buy up to 200,000 Macs annually for employees. What do they use now? Lenovo ThinkPads.

2:55 p.m. yesterday

Worried about who will control Internet in future? Speak out now

The Broadband Report       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.

10:49 a.m. yesterday

NCTA's top exec calls for 'support' of more high-tech work visas

Immigration debate In a blog post, Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of the North Carolina Technology Association, calls for "support" of more high-tech H-1B visas to help companies meet demand for workers.

9:22 a.m. yesterday

Reports: Lenovo smartphone shipments, market share plummet

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.

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Updated 8:32 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Epic Games' CEO: Augmented reality is next really big thing

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.

Trying out virtual reality headset Trying out virtual reality headset

Updated 8:23 a.m. yesterday

Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online

One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday.

12:08 p.m. Sunday

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

Space Shuttle Debris Display NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.

Updated August 1

CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate

Epidemic Predictor Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

Updated 7:40 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Its 'pivot' made, Reveal Mobile raises $750K, looks to hire

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.

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Updated 7:03 a.m. yesterday

No bull: Durham ranks No. 9 on 'Best Cities for Creatives' list

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.

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10:20 a.m. yesterday

GSK rehires China exec; automakers buy Nokia map biz; Yahoo buys style-tip site; Zuckerbergs expecting; Windows 10 scam warning

Bulldog 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.

Updated 7:39 a.m. yesterday

With DirecTV deal done, AT&T offers wireless-TV bundle

AT&T wants DirecTV     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.

6:02 a.m. yesterday

Red Hat's Whitehurst takes stage Aug 27; more regional events fill tech calendar

Social networking 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.

5:40 a.m. yesterday

Here's how to get WTW on the go: Mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps available

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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