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(CIX: WRAL30)  1,136.25  up arrow+9.65  (0.86 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Apple)  112.94  up arrow+1.16  (1.04 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: QUINTILES)  60.09  down arrow-0.3  (-0.5 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  86.23  up arrow+1.08  (1.27 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: BioCryst)  11.13  down arrow-0.03  (-0.27 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: BioDelivery)  13.43  down arrow-0.39  (-2.82 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: CEMP)  21.40  up arrow+0.09  (0.42 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  28.22  up arrow+0.45  (1.62 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Cree)  32.13  up arrow+0.92  (2.95 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: DARA)  0.85  down arrow-0.03  (-2.86 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  30.44  up arrow+0.3  (1 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.45  up arrow+0.01  (0.15 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: FB)  81.45  up arrow+1.57  (1.97 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  43.44  up arrow+0.09  (0.21 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: GOOG)  524.87  up arrow+8.52  (1.65 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: IBM)  161.44  up arrow+2.93  (1.85 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: LH)  107.14  up arrow+1.34  (1.27 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  26.16  down arrow-0.22  (-0.83 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: MRK)  58.96  down arrow-0.62  (-1.04 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  47.98  up arrow+0.32  (0.67 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: NTAP)  42.94    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  95.30  up arrow+0.69  (0.73 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  43.75  up arrow+0.64  (1.48 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  32.09  up arrow+0.15  (0.47 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  7.92  down arrow-0.25  (-3.06 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  68.89  up arrow+0.85  (1.25 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: BBRY)  10.68  up arrow+0.69  (6.86 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: Salix)  117.46  up arrow+0.26  (0.22 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
(NQ: SQI)  14.60  down arrow-0.37  (-2.47 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 22 2014
6:30 a.m. today

Premium Lock 2014: The year when Raleigh caught up with Durham

Two and a half years ago, in one of the first ever columns Joe Procopio wrote for a fledgling ExitEvent, he posed the public question: Raleigh, What Are You? Entrepreneurs and leaders answered that question in 2014. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive story from Joe Procopio.

Raleigh's growing skyline Raleigh's growing skyline

6:30 a.m. today

What will happen in venture capital? Preview nears sellout

Venture Capital Bull City Venture Partners is bringing together panels of investors to talk about what's head for venture capital and angel financing in 2015. Out-of-region investors who have recently made deals in N.C. and are looking for more are a highlight of the event. But if you want to attend, register soon. It's nearing a sellout.

Best of TechWire Insider

6:27 a.m. today

Hackers scare you? 5 ways to make your email safer in case of attack

e-mail   The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is by sending fake emails with malicious links to employee inboxes. Here are five simple steps to make your email more secure and limit the harm a hacker can have.

Tags: Internet
6:25 a.m. today

Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, but revenue down

On Wednesday, Blackberry launched the Classic, a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones -- and most smartphone customers -- have embraced touch screens. Blackberry is courting its core customer, the business user, with the new device. Whether the Classic will sell enough to keep Blackberry in the hardware business is unclear.

New BlackBerry New BlackBerry

6:20 a.m. today

News in review: WTW's 50 headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

6:15 a.m. today

WTW goes fully mobile: New app now available

Now, the coverage you've come to expect online at WRALTechWire.com and in your morning and afternoon email, is delivered in a format designed especially for Android users. Download the app for free today in the Google Play store.

New app for WRAL TechWire New app for WRAL TechWire

6:05 a.m. today

Follow us, like us: Connect with WTW across social media

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

WRALTechWire's LinkedIn page WRALTechWire's LinkedIn page

6:00 a.m. today

Are you, your company making news? Have an opinion? Share it with WTW

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

December 19

#WTWTrends: Follow Friday, Next Glass, Red Hat, 12 Days, Unemployment 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 Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated December 19

Premium Lock Inside red-hot Red Hat: 11 straight years of revenue growth

Red Hat delivered another quarter of revenue growth in 4Q14, increasing a reported 15% from the year ago quarter to $456 million. This marks the 11th straight quarter of year-to-year revenue growth for the vendor. So what's driving growth? Technology Business Research analyst Andrew Smith offers his detailed insight.

Red Hat touts the "cloud" Red Hat touts the "cloud"

Updated December 19

Humbug! Google delays fiber news until 'after the holidays'

Are you tired of reading about whether Google Fiber is coming to the Triangle? Apparently a lot of your are, based on a survey - albeit a small one - published Thursday. But guess what? You have to wait a while longer, says Google. No fiber present yet.

Google Fiber   Google Fiber

December 19

Inside Next Glass launch: How to produce 100,000 downloads in just 48 hours

Next Glass is a mobile app that uses science and software to predict whether or not you will enjoy any bottle of wine or beer. Combining the chemistry of a person's taste preferences with machine learning, users simply point and scan any label to receive their personalized score indicating how much they will like what's inside. (The app is free to download on both iOS and Android devices in the App Store and Google Play). Despite the notable buzz Next Glass was creating leading up to launch, the boom in downloads during their first 48 hours exceeded all expectations-even their own. So, how did they do it?

Charting explosive launch for Next Glass Charting explosive launch for Next Glass

December 19

Another Uber challenge: Service suspended in Portland

Uber's XL service  Challenges continue to mount against ride-sharing Uber, this time in the city of Portland, Ore. Less than two weeks after the ride-hailing app Uber launched in Portland without officials' approval, the company said it is suspending operations for three months to work out its differences with the city.

Tags: Startups
December 19

RTP's The Frontier to be 'largest open innovation center in the nation"

Work and meeting space for creatives and entrepreneurs is RTP's first major effort toward redevelopment, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

The Frontier set to open Jan. 15 The Frontier set to open Jan. 15

December 19

Digital dilemma: How will United States respond to Sony hack?

The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.

"The Interview" "The Interview"

Tags: Internet
December 19

12 Days of Broadband, Day 12: MCNC's flagship network celebrates 30 years

Day 12 This year marked a milestone for MCNC as the technology nonprofit celebrated the 30th anniversary of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN). We hope you enjoyed this year's 12 Days of Broadband.

Updated December 18

Red Hat surpasses street expectations

Red Hat     The open-source software company posted revenue of $455.9 million in the third quarter.

December 18

#WTWTrends: Throwback Thursday, The Interview, 12 Days, Phononic and Pozen 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 Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

December 18

Premium Lock Startup Phononic wraps up a cool funding round topping $40 million

Phononic, which aims to be the Intel of refrigerators, has wrapped up a cool financing round of $44.5 million. The firm has been raising money since last year. Who are the investors? A local hospital, for one.

Phononic heat pump Phononic heat pump

December 18

Amid scrutiny, Uber vows bigger focus on rider safety

Uber Safety In a blog post Wednesday, Uber's head of global safety company security chief Philip Cardenas defended the company's safety record but also wrote that "as we look to 2015, we will build new safety programs and intensify others."

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