Analysis: Intel continues to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, with the aim of powering the broadest possible range of customers' IoT solutions, writes John Spooner, director of Internet of Things and Devices Practice at Technology Business Research.
The real estate development company is officially calling its development the Alexandria Center for Science, Technology and Agriculture - RTP, while also using the term "Alexandria Campus."
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Analysis: Disruption is no longer a narrow field that can be handled by a new division or department of a company. It is happening wherever technology can be applied. Companies need all hands on board -- with all divisions working together to find ways to reinvent themselves and defend themselves from the onslaught of new competition. This is a company-wide effort which requires bold new thinking, writes technology author and tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.
A friend of The Skinny could be seen sitting at the computer in suburban Wilmington on and off all day on Thanksgiving. But he wasn't streaming football. He was perusing for bargains - and finding them ahead of Black Friday mayhem. He was hardly alone as ecommerce services provider founder ChannelAdvisor's Scot Wingo reports. Turkey Day is now a huge shopping day.
New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security -- and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal. That was one surprising finding when researchers put Stanford University students in a simulated self-driving car to study how they reacted when their robo-chauffer needed help.
In a blog written for ExitEvent, veteran entrepreneur and columnist Joe Procopio says it's time for the Triangle to stop building startups and start building entrepreneurs. As long as we keep identifying great entrepreneurs, it's ultimately going to create more great startups here, he says.
As industry leaders FanDuel and DraftKings fight to protect their lucrative enterprises, other companies offering daily fantasy sports are taking different approaches to how they operate as their new industry faces increased scrutiny.
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.
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It's Black Friday, and the odds are higher than ever that you will be using your charge cards to make purchases on mobile devices. No prediction. Fact. So says Scot Wingo, founder and executive chair of Morrisville-based ecommerce firm ChannelAdvisor.
The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom reports that Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk is developing a new air traffic control system for drones.
Tech media is filled today with reports that Lenovo is moving ahead with plans to focus more attention of its Motorola brand at the expense of Vibe. The news follows recent announcements that clearly stated Lenovo will count on Motorola as its lead developer in the global smartphone battle.
Analysis: Competition between two tech giants with a major presence in RTP is heating up as NetApp launches a new campaign targeting EMC, reports analyst Stephen Belanger. IBM, HP and Dell also are mounting more pressure on NetApp, he says.
"This is like an 'emperor has no clothes' situation," says Eric Jackson, a Yahoo shareholder and managing director of the New York hedge fund Ader Investment Management. "The company and the shareholders would be better served with her [Marissa Mayer] leaving."
Analysis: HP's earnings results from its last quarter as a single company underscore its need to realign around changes in the global PC and data center markets., says analyst Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.
New plans for the Alexandria Center for Science, Technology and Agriculture have been released, and they include a world-class life science incubator and an in-house venture fund.
Gift Card XPRESS aims to disrupt the $100 billion gift card industry by launching new platform to reduce friction for gift-givers and receivers. As the holiday season commences, will the platform catch on?
Verizon is dominating wireless service ratings across the U.S., according to independent testing firm RootMetrics - but not in the Triangle. The firm's latest reports rank AT&T as No. 1 in Raleigh, Durham and at RDU International Airport. However, the battle is tight as all four major carriers are improving their service levels and speed.