2:24 p.m. today

Premium Lock Bronto's co-founder gets 'the itch,' launches new venture

Joe Colopy, the co-founder and CEO of Bronto Software who sold the company for some $200 million then left it a year ago, didn't stay unemployed or out of entrepreneurship for very long. He's back with a new venture focusing on software to help companies make better hires.

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Updated 11:31 a.m. today

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Mobile, data center losses threaten profitability

Lenovo's latest Yogabook Analysis: Lenovo's revamped go-to-market strategy fueled a return to revenue growth, but operating losses in Mobile and Data Center threaten its profitability, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

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Updated 10:25 a.m. today

NCSU researchers find new way to control light with electrical fields

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

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Updated 8:02 a.m. today

Premium Lock Red Hat acquires Silicon Valley startup in on-demand cloud play (+ video)

Red Hat continues to expand its embrace of cloud computing and services with the acquisition of Silicon Valley startup Codenvy, a developer on cloud-on-demand tools and services.

Updated 11:30 a.m. today

Premium Lock Lenovo unveils new strategy, ends 5-quarter revenue slide

After disclosing a major reorganization last week with a new emphasis being placed on China, Lenovo's top executive spells out a new overall strategy for the global tech giant. The company did report a return to revenue growth after five straight quarters of decline.

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9:02 a.m. today

Liquidia's opiod alternative fares well in Phase 1 trial

Liquidia's PRINT technology ​Morrisville-based Liquidia Technologies has reported positive initial results from a phase 1 clinical trial of a drug candidate for relieving post-surgery pain as an alternative to addictive opioids.

6:29 a.m. today

Cree to pay outgoing CEO Swoboda at least $2.8 million

Cree's Chuck Swoboda  Lighting and semiconductor technology firm Cree will pay outgoing Chief Executive Officer Charles Swoboda more than $2.8 million as part of a severance agreement.

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5:41 a.m. today

Broadband tracker: NC launches tool to test Internet speed (+ video)

North Carolina's Broadband Infrastructure Office is offering an online tool to help people track, test and report Internet service speeds. The office says results will help the state "identify areas that need better access."

Updated 8:13 a.m. today

Premium Lock NeuroVice to represent Triangle in 1776 startup Challenge Cup (+ video)

NeuroVice, an emerging company that's developed a tongue protector to prevent tongue-biting and drooling during a seizure, will represent the Triangle in the upcoming 1776 Challenge Cup pitch event.

1:37 p.m. yesterday

RTP startup SiNON Therapeutics creates a Trojan horse for pharma

The startup, an NC IDEA spring grant winner, says its technology help the life science industry deliver drugs to the brain effectively and safely

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Updated 1:20 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Tracking growing ranks of $1B+ 'unicorns:' Research firm identifies 196 worldwide

Where are all the unicorns? Venture research firm CB Insights has tracked down the private emerging companies with valuations at $1 billion or more. And the number is growing.

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1:06 p.m. yesterday

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - diversity in Silicon Valley

Diversity  Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is embarking on a new mission: She says wants to help tech companies diversify their workforces and solve one of the industry's most vexing problems.

1:10 p.m. yesterday

Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

IBM's Ginni Rometty        The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By comparison, male CEOs earned $11.4 million, also up 9 percent.

7:47 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside Google's Chapel Hill outpost: A growing success story

As Google continues to evolve as an Internet and technology giant, a David of sorts is emerging at a small outpost in Chapel Hill where some of its most important cutting-edge knowledge is being developed by a team of engineers. Meet the team leader and find out why Google is investing in its Triangle operation.

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Updated 8:10 a.m. yesterday

SAS names new top sales exec as a long-time veteran exits

Nick Lisi is the new top sales executive at SAS in a senior leadership shuffle at the $3 billion-a-year software firm in Cary. He replaces long-time SAS veteran Carl Farrell, who also had served as chief revenue officer.

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Updated 6:53 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock How to make sure your IoT project doesn't fail - Advice from Cisco

Internet of Things Cisco shook up the Internet of Things world on Tuesday with news that some 75 percent of IoT projects have or are failing, according to a global survey. The report made headlines around the world. But for those of you who are IoT project leaders and others wanting to pursue IoT, there is hope. Cisco offers tips on how to improve the survival chances of your project.

7:27 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock The Human Future: Quantum speculations, scifi vs. science fact

Is science fiction a way to approach examining problems such as quantum mechanics, behavior modifying brain implants, and other topics in physics and science? It certainly generated many audience questions at a Moogfest Transhuman session at the American Underground@Main in Durham, Sunday.

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