A Facebook page set up to give voice to IBM workers lit up Thursday with employees reporting another round of layoffs. An IBM spokesperson confirms that some jobs are being cut but affected workers "are being offered jobs" elsewhere within the company.
After more than an hour of impassioned, sometimes angry, debate over legislation that would repeal a controversial state law that limits LGBT rights and transgender bathroom access, the House approved the compromise measure Thursday by a 70-48 vote. Plus: How the bills differ.
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Twitter says says that when you reply to someone -- or to a group -- usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. This will be especially helpful with group conversations, where replying to two, three or more users at a time could be especially difficult with the character constraints. Here's how it works.
RTI International will provide technical and regulatory support services for a new biotech accelerator program aiming to boost development of treatments that target antibiotic resistant bacteria.
AT&T wins a multi-year contract to build a nation-wide high-speed network for first responders and says it will invest $40 billion in building it. The communications giant will receive up to $6.5 billion in funding from an independent arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce as well as access to wireless spectrum. Plus: Deatils about the network and video.
Researchers at North Carolina's own Elon University remain deeply involved in some of the world's best Internet research as a partner with the Pew Research Center. And the collaboration of the two has produced a disturbing view about the future of free speech on the net.
Don't miss your chance to vote for your choice in the WRAL TechWire Awards. The balloting is very tight across most of the 12 categories as we count down to the deadline of 11:59 p.m. Friday. Plus, register for free tickets. They are going fast.
Merrette Moore, who launched Lookout Capital in Raleigh seven years ago, has raised $6.4 million for a new investment fund in Wilmington. Plus: A look at the fund and its lengthy list of advisers, including Rich Lee and attorney Jimmy Yates.
The BioMerieux campus in Durham is the only location in the world producing a particular blood culture product to supply the growing global demand due to the rise in sepsis and antibiotic-resistant infections.
SmartSky Networks, the Charlotte startup rolling out an air-to-ground 4G wireless network it says will enable airline passengers to use their own devices for network access, has closed a second round of financing totaling $170 million. Plus: Watch a video overview and see what SmartSky technology offers.
Metabolon is adding a new executive and a supporting team with the goal of incorporating its metabolomics technology in large population studies to identify risk factors and targets for preventive health care.
Students in the JOCO ROBOS make executive, technical, financial, strategic and operational decisions that mirror those of successful engineering companies, priming them for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Triangle Women in STEM and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are hosting a conversation with APCO Worldwide's Lisa Ross to explore the current challenges and opportunities in attracting, promoting and retaining local female professionals in STEM fields. Jo Abernathy, Chief Information Officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, previews the event and talks about Triangle Women in STEM's efforts.
Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.
Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.. Plus: What the death of broadband privacy rules means
The numbers continue to climb for North Carolina's life science sector, bringing new companies, high-paying jobs and opportunity statewide, according to a new report.
Whether it be our TV sets, cars, bathroom scales, children's toys or medical devices, we are already surrounded by everyday objects equipped with sensors and computers. And the companies that make them can get away with being careless with consumer security -- and with stealing customer data. So, what can be done? Here are some thoughts.