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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.