3:18 p.m. today

How do you avoid hacking, ransomware? Find out at WRAL TechWire event

Cybersecurity Protecting you and your company from hackers and ransomware will be the focus on WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event coming up on Sept. 26. So save the date, plan to attend.

Updated 8:00 a.m. today

Premium Lock Startup Grind keeps shaking up Triangle entrepreneurial ecosystem

With a philosophy of "making friends, not contacts," Startup Grind continues to create waves in the Triangle's entrepreneurial community. The next big wave - possibly a tsunami - will come when the "Grinders" put on a big tech conference in October.

Are you a Grinder? Are you a Grinder?

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9:31 a.m. today

Premium Lock How will total solar eclipse affect NC, US solar power?

The bad news: Solar energy could be interrupted in parts of the United States for up to three hours during times of peak generation--or peak demand. The good news: Our electric grid and its skilled operators are ready.

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1:59 p.m. today

Seqirus meets new milestone in pandemic preparedness

Seqirus marked the 10th anniversary of their pandemic partnership with the US Government by hosting Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price at the Holly Springs, NC production site.

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12:54 p.m. today

How RTP's 'The Future of Talent' strives to prevent Uber-like culture crises

A New York nonprofit funding and supporting social ventures partners with the Research Triangle Foundation on "The Future of Talent" event series and research project.

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9:16 a.m. today

What major tech companies are doing on hate groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, but say more needs to be done -- and more should have been done earlier.

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Updated 8:57 a.m. today

Mike Walden: Should everyone have a basic income?

Mike Walden Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook, recently caused a stir by throwing his support behind the idea of a guaranteed basic income. Just speaking to my neighbors, colleagues at work and friends at the gym, I've noticed that he certainly has set off some passionate conversation about the merits - or demerits - of the idea.

9:06 a.m. today

Premium Lock Software-driven services provide a lifeline for Cisco (+ video)

While corporate revenue continues to decline, Cisco Services' revenue recovers through software-driven services, says Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesiczka after a review of Cisco's latest financials reported earlier this week.

Updated 7:27 a.m. today

Premium Lock Lenovo misses expectations with surprise quarterly loss

Lenovo         A financial rebound for Lenovo, which recently lost its hold on the world's No. 1 PC sales ranking, was short lived. The tech giant reports a $72 million loss for its most recent quarter after posting a profit for the first three months of this year.

7:27 a.m. today

Premium Lock Red Hat welcomes Oracle idea of moving Java EE to open source foundation

Java If Oracle follows through on a proposal to put further development of Java Enterprise Edition into an open source foundation, Red Hat would welcome the move.

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6:29 a.m. today

CEO of Infosys, which is bringing 2,000 jobs to Wake County, resigns

Vishal Sikka, managing director and CEO of Infosys, resigned on Friday during a board of directors meeting. The board accepted his resignation, effective immediately.

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2:51 p.m. yesterday

Startup profile: Jobalo aims to help high schoolers find jobs

Jobalo, a Chapel Hill startup, wants to make more job opportunities available for high school students. Jobalo is among the emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.

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Updated 12:35 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Mobile respiratory health startup lands $80K, wants more

Vigor Medical Systems, a Triangle startup developing mobile respiratory health technology, is aiming to raise $500,000. And investors have so far kicked in $80,000.

A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease

9:36 a.m. yesterday

What does it take to build a national big data superhighway?

Mark Johnson MCNC Chief Technology Strategist Mark Johnson discusses the future of big data and the technology infrastructure needed to support modern science, offering key takeaways from the first National Research Platform (NRP) Workshop held this month in Montana.

11:29 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Renaissance Computing Institute lands $6M in contracts, to build web-based health platform

RENCI The Renaissance Computing Institute in Chapel Hill has landed two contracts for projects totaling just under $6 million and also says it is helping to build a new web-based health platform.

Updated 8:04 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock More than 50 NC tech, life science firms crack Inc 5000 list

Inc. Some 50 privately held emerging entrepreneurial companies and other established firms focusing on tech, life sciences and related services have cracked the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held firms. Many of them are based in the Triangle.

6:37 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Flash! Investments in new capabilities paying off at NetApp (+ video)

Led by investments in the emerging flash memory technology market, NetApp reports strong growth in quarterly earnings. Technology Business Research analyst Stephanie Long reports.

2:15 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Verizon will build first responder network to compete with AT&T FirstNet

The Broadband Report       AT&T recently won a multi-billion dollar contract to build FirstNet, a network for first responders, but Verizon isn't conceding the market. The communications provider said Wednesday it would build its own network for emergency service providers.

Updated 12:57 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock WeWork to open 81K square feet coworking space in Raleigh

Fast-growing WeWork confirms that it will open a coworking space operation in Raleigh. Plus: A list of amenities WeWork offers.

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