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Updated 6:14 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock As Facebook adds Open Source partners, Red Hat wants more women in tech

DeLisa Alexander at All Things Open Facebook and Red Hat made appeals to other technology companies to further embrace Open Source and recruit more women at the All Things Open Conference. While Facebook adds IBM, Microsoft and Yahoo to its OS group, Red Hat's chief people officer calls for more women to get involved in technology - period. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders.

Updated 5:42 p.m. yesterday

Frontier rolling out gigabit Internet in several Durham, RTP locations

Frontier Communications is providing the Triangle's first taste of gigabit Internet speeds - some 100 times faster than cable connections - at several Durham and Research Triangle Park locations. Capitol Broadcasting plans fast wireless access at Bulls stadium. An RTP building also is being rewired to support gigabit access for tenants. But gigabit service is not cheap.

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3:46 p.m. yesterday

#WTWTrends for Thursday: Lenovo and Blackberry, Cree, Relias, #ATO2014 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, Oct. 23, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

2:29 p.m. yesterday

SAS No. 2 on world's 'Great Place to Work' list

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  Cary-based SAS, a perennial member of best places to work lists, is No. 2 on the latest global rankings for multinational firms. Google is No. 1. Three other tech firms with a big Triangle presence, also crack the list. Triangle presence

2:17 p.m. yesterday

Cary-based Relias sale to Bertelsmann reportedly valued at $540M

Bertlesman, a Germany-based entertainment conglomerate, has acquired Cary-based Relias Learning in a deal reportedly worth $540 million. Relias is a property of private equity firm Visa Equity Partners. The company's HQ will remain in Cary.

10:53 a.m. yesterday

Cree, its stock hammered this week, unveils new LED technology

CED's Chuck Swoboda Cree on Thursday morning unveiled its latest advance in LED technology, saying it will "reduce system costs" for most lighting applications by 40 percent. The news comes after an earnings report this week led to a hammering of Creek stock with LEDs the big culprit.

10:27 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside AT&T's earnings: Still trailing Verizon but positioning for long-term growth

Earnings    Inside AT&T's earnings report: AT&T's 2Q14 results are promising heading into 4Q14, with solid subscriber and wireless revenue growth. Both the wireless and U-verse subscriber bases continued to gain traction in 3Q14 and will continue to propel the operator forward to challenge Verizon for the top position in the U.S. market, writes Eric Costa of Technology Business Research.

10:02 a.m. yesterday

Rumors Lenovo may buy BlackBerry may be true this time

Chatter on Wall Street supported by media reports that Lenovo might be buying BlackBerry appears to have legs this time. The talk is not fading as BlackBerry shares surge. A rebuilt BlackBerry under John Chen just could add a great deal to Lenovo's mobile offerings - not so much in phones but in software and services.

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Updated 9:32 a.m. yesterday

A new 'Frontier' in speed: Gigabit Internet hits Triangle

Frontier Chair and CEO Maggie Wilderotter is kicking off the launch of the first gigabit Internet service in the Triangle at an event in Durham today. AT&T is coming, and look for Google Fiber to hit town in December. But for now, Frontier is the only game in the Triangle.

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Updated 7:44 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Red Hat founder to startup hopefuls: Dream big for big rewards

When you start a company with a product or service to sell, Bob Young, co-founder of Red Hat and Lulu.com, told a packed room at the All Things Open conference at the Raleigh Convention Center: "You don't sell a product's features, you sell benefits." He also offers more advice. What is it? WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders in this exclusive report.

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7:36 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock City of Raleigh, other governments embracing Open Source

A growing number of governments and agencies, from the City of Raleigh and higher, are embracing Open Source as a means of finding solutions for their operations. So speakers such as Raleigh CIO Gail Roper tells the All Things Open conference in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer provides exclusive coverage for our Insiders.

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Updated 6:47 a.m. yesterday

CED receives largest gift to date - $200,000 - in launching $2M capital campaign

Dollar sign   Moise Khayrallah, CEO and co-founder of Aerial BioPharma, kicks off the Council for Entrepreneurial development's $2 million capital fundraising campaign with a gift of $200,000. It's the biggest single gift CED has received in its 30-year history.

6:09 a.m. yesterday

Tablets, net-connected cars drive AT&T wireless gains - not phones

AT&T      AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone.

3:02 p.m. Wednesday

#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.

2:44 p.m. Wednesday

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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12:15 p.m. Wednesday

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. Wednesday

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. Wednesday

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. Wednesday

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.

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Updated 8:01 a.m. Wednesday

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.

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