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9:46 a.m. today

Premium Lock FilterEasy nabs $4.2M in equity round

Raleigh-based FilterEasy, a startup founded by two North Carolina State University students has raised an equity round of more than $4.2 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company sells an online A/C filter subscription service that helps users replace filters on time.

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Updated 7:36 a.m. today

SciQuest goes private - again - as acquisition closes

SciQuest Accel-KKR, a tech focused private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Morrisville-based SciQuest Inc. for about $509 million. SciQuest's stock has ceased trading on Nasdaq.

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7:35 a.m. today

INC Research CEO stepping down

INC Research INC Research CEO Jamie Macdonald is stepping down in October and will be replaced by current president and COO Allstair Macdonald.

6:17 a.m. today

Companies changing security approach as they do more digital business

Citrix HQ in Raleih As organizations do more digital business, especially in the cloud and delivering apps they are increasingly facing new security concerns.

6:33 a.m. today

Last day to nab a discount for the Internet Summit

Internet Summit Today (Friday, July 29) is the last chance to get a discount price for the Internet Summit in Raleigh November 16-17. Companies and speakers on the agenda include: Hulu, Moz, Marketing Profs, Airbnb,Red Hat, the Daily Show, Salesforce, Walgreens, AOL, Bitly, comedian Rainn Wilson, Ann Handley.

11:17 a.m. yesterday

Oracle buying Netsuite for $9.3 billion

Bronto Oracle Corp is buying NetSuite Inc., the company that acquired Durham-based Bronto a year ago, in a deal valued at $9.3 billion. Netsuite shares jumpd more than 18 percent to $108.64 in premarket trading, just under the $109 offer price.

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Updated 8:07 a.m. yesterday

Raleigh entrepreneur Brooks Bell tells DNC she fears what Trump would do to businesss

Brooks Bell is defiant in HB2 battle Brooks Bell, a well-known Raleigh technology entrepreneur, told the Democratic National Convention Wednesday that she fears what electing Donald Trump would do to her business and to other young entrepreneurs. Like her husband ShareFile founder Jesse Lipson, who addressed the DNC Monday, Bell also decried North Carolina's HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill."

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8:25 a.m. yesterday

Tech spending expectations rose to 2016 high in July

CTA Consumer confidence toward tech spending edged upward in July to reach its highest reading of the year, as sentiment toward the overall economy also increased slightly, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Indexes.

Updated 1:58 p.m. yesterday

U.S. less entrepreneurial, Tumblr ads coming, Argos shares fall, Citrex talks Sharefile

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: U.S. economy getting less entrepreneurial? Tumblr to put ads on its blogs. Argos Therapeutics shares sink after stock sale announcement.

6:40 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Contrasting trajectories of Apple services and iPhone segments pose challenges

Steadfast commitment by Apple executives to transform greater iPhone user engagement into service revenue growth is succeeding. But the company faces challenges, says TBR analyst.

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5:55 a.m. yesterday

Grant Thornton wants NC100 nominations

Grant Thornton Grant Thornton is calling for nominations to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 (NC100) program, which recognizes the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina, including Innovator and Technologist of the Year.

Updated 11:17 a.m. Wednesday

LabCorp acquiring Sequenom for $371M

LabCorp Burlington-based Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp(r)) (NYSE: LH), the healthcare diagnostics company, and San Diego-based Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), which specializes in non-invasive prenatal testing for reproductive health, have agreed to merge.

Updated 3:08 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Durham-based RevBoss launches first SaaS product

Durham-based RevBoss, founded as a consulting company in 2014, has launched its first product -software as a service that allows B2B firms to push a button and get a sales pipeline.

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Updated 3:06 p.m. Wednesday

Keysniffer will get you if you don't watch out; Google Maps refreshed; Twitter troubles

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: keysniffer can snatch your password; Google retools Google Maps, Twitter advertising troubles.

7:27 a.m. Wednesday

Citrix merging GoTo with LogMeIn, tops earnings expectations

Citrix Systems Citrix Systems, which bought Raleigh-based ShareFile in 2011 and has more than 600 employees in the city, is merging its GoTo business with LogMeIn.

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12:01 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Verizon doubles down on marketing to offset earnings decline

Verizon's Q2 2016 earnings decreased year over year for the first time in half a decade. TBR analyst Steve Vachon says the firm is doubling down on advertising and media to offset the decline.

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Updated 1:44 p.m. Tuesday

Study finds less toxic way to treat brain tumors

Doctors Anthony L. Asher, R, and Stuart H. Burri Patients with the most common form of brain tumor can be treated in an effective and substantially less toxic way by omitting a widely used portion of radiation therapy, according to a study by Physicians from Carolinas HealthCare System's Neurosciences Institute and Levine Cancer Institute.

Updated 10:19 a.m. Tuesday

Raleigh Sharefile founder attacks HB2 at DNC

Jesse Lipson Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson, founder of Sharefile, which sold to Citrix, spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night and attacked NC HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill," saying, "Nothing scares away investment like hate."

Updated 5:25 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock FotoSwipe closes debt offering

Raleigh-based FotoSwipe, a mobile photo-sharing app that allows users to instantly share photos and video across mobile platforms, has raised several hundred thousand in a debt offering, according to a regulatory filing.

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Updated 3:55 p.m. Monday

Star Trek Beyond: Fast and Furious

Star Trek Beyond Star Trek Beyond, the third film in the franchise reboot, starts fast and furious-- which shouldn't be a surprise, since director Justin Lin also helmed "Fast and Furious" three through six. It also makes humor a big part of the experience.

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