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(CIX: WRAL30)  1,115.64  up arrow+6.31  (0.57 %)  Updated: 03:11 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NQ: CEMP)  9.90  up arrow+0.11  (1.12 %)  Updated: 03:07 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NQ: Cree)  41.65  up arrow+0.55  (1.33 %)  Updated: 03:11 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NQ: GOOG)  581.50  up arrow+8.4  (1.47 %)  Updated: 03:11 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
(NY: IBM)  193.39  up arrow+1.58  (0.82 %)  Updated: 03:11 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
(NY: LH)  107.08  up arrow+1.22  (1.15 %)  Updated: 03:09 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  46.78  up arrow+0.54  (1.17 %)  Updated: 03:12 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  94.42  up arrow+0.24  (0.25 %)  Updated: 03:11 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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(NY: RED HAT)  60.65  up arrow+0.96  (1.61 %)  Updated: 03:12 PM EDT, Sep 16 2014
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2:11 p.m. today

Premium Lock 'Tech Icons' say more good news to come for Triangle

A number of common themes emerged from the "Conversation with the Greats - Tech Icons Panel during the opening lunch at the CED's Tech Venture Conference today. Those included what makes the Triangle a great place for companies that grew large here, such as Red Hat, Cree, and SAS, as well as for entrepreneurs just starting out, and the need for continuing investments to keep it that way.

Citrix ShareFile's Jesse Lipson meets the press Citrix ShareFile's Jesse Lipson meets the press

Updated 50 minutes ago

Update: New wave of 'undisclosed investors' now powering NC tech startups

Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, and Andy Schwab, who runs the First Flight Venture Center, are part of a "new wave" of investors that are providing more financial firepower to North Carolina's entrepreneurial community. A new report says that these "undisclosed" investors provided 66 percent of funding in the first six months of this year.

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1:06 p.m. today

Internet security firm Symantec lifts web filter block on gay sites

Internet  For several years, top Web-filtering services have been resolving a security over-reach that conflated gay rights websites with child porn, blocking both from web surfers using safe-search software. Now Symantec, one of a handful of key players in the content-filtering market, is joining the push.

Updated 11:49 a.m. today

Red Hat opens space for Triangle entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

Red Hat  Red Hat is making another move to support technology startups in the Triangle, announcing Tuesday that it will make office space available at its offices in Silicon Valley to firms associated with the American Underground in Raleigh and Durham.

Updated 8:24 a.m. today

IBM tells some employees they need 'training,' to cut their pay 10%

IBM                IBM is cutting pay 10 percent for employees designated for training after they were determined to have "not kept pace with acquiring skills and expertise needed to address changing client needs, technology and market requirements." Union says move is "outrageous."

8:23 a.m. today

IBMers react with anger, sarcasm at 10% pay cut

IBM Big Blue workers - some determined to be deficient in the latest skills and hit by a 10 percent pay cut - lit up the comments board at the website run by the union seeking to represent IBMers. They talked about the move as being "SCAMS" - a play off an IBM term for "Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social."

Updated 7:25 a.m. today

Nearly 80 startups take center stage at Tech Venture conference

The Council for Entrepreneurial development puts on its annual venture capital conference in Raleigh today and Wednesday. The "stars" will be nearly 80 startups, including 18 that will be showcased specifically for investors. Another 60 will be vying for attention in the "Demo Room."

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7:06 a.m. today

Top AT&T exec in NC to address 'Fiber Transforms Triangle' conference

Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina and a big advocate of broadband, will be among the speakers at WRAL TechWire's "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" conference at SAS. AT&T also is the provider for the emerging North Carolina Next Generation Network.

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6:53 a.m. today

The curtain lifts: ExitEvent unveils a colorful new website

ExitEvent, a news partner of WRAL TechWire and a fellow Capitol Broadcasting venture, went live with a new website on Monday. The site, which focuses on startups, features more headlines, is more colorful, incorporates a new logo, and highlights video interviews.

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6:24 a.m. today

Raleigh's Mohu HDTV antennas hit 513 Best Buy stores

Mohu, a Raleigh-based startup that has developed a series of HDTV antennas designed to help people "cut the cord" with cable and enjoy over-the-air TV for free, is now available at Best Buy.

A selection of Mohu antennas  A selection of Mohu antennas

3:46 p.m. yesterday

What's trending in the Triangle for Monday, Sept. 15, 2014?

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 Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 3:07 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock For Microsoft, 'Minecraft' is more platform than a game

Microsoft Corporation Microsoft's purchase of "Minecraft" maker Mojang shows its commitment to building up its cross-platform appeal and evangelizes a device-and-platform-agnostic strategy for the company, according to Technology Business Research.

Updated 2:47 p.m. yesterday

Apple: Record 4 million orders of iPhones on 1st day

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

11:20 a.m. yesterday

AvidXchange to add 603 tech jobs in Charlotte

Information Technology    AvidXchange, a fast-growing provider of automated payment processes, plans to more than double the size of its work force, the company says. Gov. Pat McCrory announced the news and a state tax incentive worth more than $7.5 million if all the jobs promised are created.

10:47 a.m. yesterday

Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang in a deal expected to close later this year.

Microsoft and Minecraft Microsoft and Minecraft

Updated 10:34 a.m. yesterday

Duke Energy to invest $500 million to expand solar power in N.C.

Solar energy Duke Energy says it will invest $500 million in multiple projects to expand its solar power capacity in North Carolina. One solar farm in Duplin County will be the largest east of the Mississippi. The state's sustainable energy business association sees the deal as a big boost to N.C.'s solar industry.

Updated 9:42 a.m. yesterday

What's trending? Start your week with our Triangle update

Trending in the Triangle Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local tech news on Twitter over the weekend as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 7:57 a.m. yesterday

Connected health devices gaining popularity in U.S. homes

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: More than a quarter of U.S. broadband households own and use at least one connected health device with another double-digit uptick expected within the next year, according to new data from research firm Parks Associates.

Updated 7:56 a.m. yesterday

Stone Soup, which links food donations and those in need, wins NC DataPalooza

After months of refining its platform and business plan with bthe help of Raleigh's Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, the Stone Soup platform team takes home first place in the second NC DataPalooza.

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7:26 a.m. yesterday

CIO at SAS joins lineup for 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference

Keith Collins, chief information officer at SAS, is now part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from MCNC, AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.

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