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(NY: QUINTILES)  56.55  up arrow+0.05  (0.09 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 22 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  87.84  down arrow-1.17  (-1.31 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Oct 22 2014
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(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  27.37  up arrow+0.17  (0.63 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 22 2014
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(OP: Lenovo Group)  28.95  down arrow-0.07  (-0.24 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Oct 22 2014
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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  88.20  down arrow-0.41  (-0.46 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 22 2014
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2:44 p.m. today

Premium Lock Analyst: Open Source is on the rise, especially in China, India

Inside the All Things Open conference: Open source software is on the rise even in enterprise settings, Forrester Research analyst Jeffrey Hammond told a packed room as the All Things Open conference got under way at the Raleigh Convention Center on Wednesday. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for Insider subscribers.

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3:02 p.m. today

#WTWTrends for Wednesday: Tech Out, Building Q, Venture Atlanta, #UNCReport, TwitterFlight Trending in the Triangle

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, Oct. 22, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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12:15 p.m. today

Raleigh-based ClubSoft is sold to Cincinnati firm

Merger ClubSoft, a provider of software services for private clubs, has been sold to Clubessential. As part of the deal, ClubSoft founder and CEO Ray McDonald joins Clubessential as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Triangle-based investor John McConnell joins the board.

10:59 a.m. today

Premium Lock 2,000 jobs to fill: Seekers, employers match up at Tech Out job fair

Big names, like Allscripts and DeutscheBank Global Technology, sat alongside up-and-comers like Ansible, growing companies like Dude Solutions and Bronto, and newcomers like Avalara. All of the companies were vying for talent ranging from developers to marketers, and everything in between. And hundreds of applicants showed up. What do employers want? And what are workers looking for? WRAL TechWire Insider Ann Revell offers an exclusive report with plenty of answers.

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10:20 a.m. today

Premium Lock Stormy weather: Verizon shifts cloud strategy toward hybrid IT

Verizon Analysis: Limited penetration, increasing competition and low margins in the public cloud market drive Verizon to realign its cloud portfolio, writes Jillian Mirandi of Technology Business Research.

9:55 a.m. today

Witty defends himself, GSK: 'Look at what we're able to achive'

Having been fined nearly $500 million in China for bribery, facing investigations in other countries and battling lagging revenue, GSK now faces more cost cuts and is contemplating a stock offering for its ViiV Healthcare. But GSK's CEO Andrew Witty defended himself and his strategy in discussing the drug giant's most recent quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. "Look at what we're able to achieve," he says.

GSK's Andrew Witty talks strategy GSK's Andrew Witty talks strategy

Updated 8:01 a.m. today

Apple issues security warning for iCloud, which is under attack

iTunes on iCloud   Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

Updated 7:58 a.m. today

Venturing into an action-filled shark tank for Venture Atlanta

Venture Atlanta puts on quite a show for entrepreneurs, investors - and a crowd of lawyers. Unfortunately, the event includes a promising startup - Groundfloor - which relocated its HQ to Atlanta from Raleigh. Jim Roberts, executive director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UNC-Wilmington, offers this exclusive take on the VC showcase.

Charles Davis of Easy Vote stays outside to shark tank ... Charles Davis of Easy Vote stays outside to shark tank ...

Updated 7:27 a.m. today

Premium Lock Cree tumbles to 52-week low despite new bulb disclosure

Shares in LED manufacturer Cree plunged 10 percent to a 52-week low under $30 after its quarterly earnings report Tuesday. Not even news that Cree plans to introduce a new LED bulb dissuaded investors from dumping shares.

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Updated 6:27 a.m. today

Massive SAS building, more jobs reflect Goodnight's enduring loyalty to home state

Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.

6:02 a.m. today

Premium Lock Viamet Pharma withdaws IPO, raises $60M, names Bob Ingram chairman

Viamet Pharmaceuticals scrapped its plans for a $75 million IPO on Tuesday. Instead, the Triangle-based company raised $60 million in new capital. At the same time Viamet named former Glaxo CEO Bob Ingram as its chairman and spun off a new venture focused on prostate cancer.

Robert Ingram Robert Ingram

Updated 5:25 p.m. yesterday

Tech sector job fair features thousands of opportunities

Thousands of jobs were on offer Tuesday at the North Carolina Technology Association's job fair.

3:07 p.m. yesterday

GSK's Ebola vaccine could be tested in January, WHO says

Ebola Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines -including one from GlaxoSmithKline - could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.

2:55 p.m. yesterday

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: #ComeTechOutNC, Triangle Tuesdays, #ASTC2014 Trending in the Triangle

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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

2:51 p.m. yesterday

Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Google Mood Music Google Mood Music

2:28 p.m. yesterday

NC Biotech Center awards $885,000 in grants, loans across state

Biotech During the same period, the Center determined that more than $13 million in outside funding was raised by companies previously awarded NCBiotech loans.

Updated 2:19 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock IBM's Rometty: Reinvention rests on speed, engagement, simplification

In a conference call to discuss IBM's earnings report that missed Wall Street expectations and triggered an 8 percent drop in Big Blue shares as well as the company's decision to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take over its chip unit, chairman and CEO Ginny Rometty says she remains committed to the "reinvention" of the company. Read what she had to say in her own words.

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Tags: IBM, Layoffs
Updated 8:24 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Exclusive: Fresh off academic triple crown, DeSimone focuses on new startup

Dr. Joseph DeSimone's academic resume just keeps getting more impressive. So, too, does his entrepreneurial record. In an exclusive Q&A, the inventor-entrepreneur-academic talks about his new 3D printing technology venture in Silicon Valley and Monday's announcement that he is now part of the Institute of Medicine as well as academia's other big two (Engineering, Sciences). As DeSimone signs every email: "La vita e bella."

Dr. Joseph DeSimone, left, shares a good moment with his group Dr. Joseph DeSimone, left, shares a good moment with his group

Updated 7:57 a.m. yesterday

Job hunting? Companies looking to hire more than 2,000 at Triangle tech fair

Help wanted    More than 2,000 high-tech positions will be available at the "Come Tech Out" jobs fair on Tuesday morning in Raleigh. A who's who list of Triangle technology companies and others are looking to fill scores of openings across a wide range of skill sets and experience levels.

7:09 a.m. yesterday

Red Hat-SAP mobile deal; Microsoft CEO earns $84M; LabCorp's new HIV test; NC falls to 3rd in biz climate; Honda Aircraft expands

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Red Hat and SAP partner in the cloud; Microsoft's CEO earns $84 million pay package; LabCorp launches new HIV test; North Carolina slips in a business climate survey; and Honda Aircraft keeps growing in the Triad.

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