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Updated 9:03 a.m. today

IBM opens 'cloud computing' data center in RTP

IBM is opening a huge data center at its RTP campus. According to an announcement made by Big Blue just after midnight, the so-called "cloud resiliency center" will cover some 72,000 square feet.

Updated 8:13 a.m. today

Premium Lock Citrix accelreator exec: We're building bridges to Silicon Valley

Citrix opens the doors today to seven startups as its Accelerator program begins in the company's Citrix ShareFile Raleigh headquarters. So what are the company's goals? The program's executive director explains in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker.

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7:57 a.m. today

Study: New iPhones more durable than Samsung Galaxy, iPhone 5

Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to everyday accidents, according to SquareTrade, a company that provides extended protection plans. The iPhone Plus 6 isn't far behind,

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Updated 7:38 a.m. today

Ultrafast network impact report is another reason to attend 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' event

Fiber Transforms the Triangle event The first of its kind report last week documenting the economic impact of gigabit Internet on communities where the service is offered shows what the Triangle might expect from the forthcoming North Carolina Next Generation Network from AT&T and other providers. A wide range of industry experts will discuss what's coming at the "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" conference at SAS on Oct. 13.

6:49 a.m. today

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Losing CTO hurts but alliances will help

Analysis: Red Hat delivers again on revenues and earnings with a quarterly report that tops Wall Street expectations. So what are the key factors driving growth and bigger deals? And what will its CTO's departure mean? Analyst Krista Macomber offers an inside look.

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Updated 6:03 a.m. today

IBM picks RTP for 'Innovation Center,' one of only six in U.S.

IBM  IBM plans to create an Innovation Center in RTP, but in terms of a timeline or more specifics a Big Blue spokesperson says those are still to be determined.

Updated 6:02 a.m. today

Debating net neutrality; is 4 Mbps fast enough?; broadband as health solution; and more

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: Here is a roundup of broadband and telecommunications news this week: FCC embraces broadband as health solution for aging population; Consumer access, use of online health records: It takes two to tango; Farmers need broadband access for business; Sorry, AT&T and Verizon: 4Mbps isn't fast enough for broadband; and FCC revisits net neutrality exemption for mobile broadband.

5:47 a.m. today

News in review: Your 56 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with nearly 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

5:45 a.m. today

Connect with, follow WRAL TechWire through social media

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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5:43 a.m. today

Have news? Views? Share them with WRAL TechWire

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

September 19

Exclusive: Gigabit Internet, Citrix, startups and Queen City lead Triangle Twitter trends

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

September 19

Drone tech firm PrecisionHawk lands big NY investor in $10M round

PrecisionHawk, a Raleigh-based developer of drones and software for analysis of aerial data, is flying high with $10 million in new funding. The company also landed a big-name New York investor, and Red Hat co-founder Bob Young invests again.

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September 19

Premium Lock Cisco plans to buy semiconductor memory firm

Chip innovation Cisco built its success on routers to run the Internet, and it's always looking for faster ways to move data. It's latest strategy for faster switches is to buy privately held Memoir Systems.

Updated September 19

Citrix Startup Accelerator picks seven firms for Raleigh launch

Seven startups, included two built by current Citrix employees, receive $25,000 in seed funding and will become the first firms to launch in the Raleigh-based Citrix Startup Accelerator beginning Monday.

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September 19

So who are the Citrix startup winners? Here's a look

Building startups    The new Citrix Startup Accelerator in Raleigh will open its doors to seven startups on Monday. Two are from inside Citrix. But who are the other five?

Updated September 19

Report: Ultrafast networks deliver jobs, economic growth

Gigabit Internet access is becoming a reality in the Triangle, and a first-of-its-kind report about the economic impact of ultrafast networks shows that communities where fiber-optic access is deployed are enjoying a "positive impact on economic activity."

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September 19

Is Charlotte really the Silicon Valley of the South?

Leaders from across the Queen City are gathering today for the Charlotte Chamber's "Technology Summit" at which it is sharing new jobs data that shows the region is "no doubt ... quickly making a name for itself."

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Updated September 19

Do Apple, Google changes ensure privacy? National Law Journal says no

Before rushing out to buy your new iPhone 6 today, thinking changes in Apple's privacy policy will protect you from government snooping, you'd better think again. Same for Google changes. The government still has tools, warns The National Law Journal.

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September 19

Premium Lock What next for Oracle as Larry Ellison leaves CEO chair?

Analysts at Technology Business Research believe Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's decision to retire from that post and the changes in other executive roles will lead the software giant to "rethink how it operates."

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Updated September 19

GSK China exec convicted, drug giant fined $492M in bribery scandal

GSK in China  A former executive of drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and four Chinese co-defendants have been sentenced to prison in a bribery case but may never have to serve that time. GSK also issued an apology.

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