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Updated 8:05 a.m. Friday

Analyst sees 3 strikes against Lenovo, says 'Sell'

Lenovo banner at a trade show       Lenovo faces trouble on all of its three big product markets - PCs, smartphones and servers - leading an analyst firm to slash its rating on Lenovo shares to "Sell."

Updated 7:58 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Will there be layoffs as well as new jobs as Quintiles' Q2 launches?

DNA      Quintiles' new joint venture with Quest formally launched Thursday with a work force of some 2,000 people. But will there be layoffs due to any overlap in job functions? Might there also be new jobs created? Let's take a look.

Latest for Insiders

Updated 2:27 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside Intel's big shakeup: What the CEO told his employees

Intel Tech giant Intel shook up its management ranks in a big way Thursday, setting off pre-July 4 fireworks of speculation and reporting. Intel's CEO shared his thoughts with workers in a lengthy letter. The shakeup includes the firm's president - a 28-year Intel veteran - plus the head of Intel's venture unit and two high-profile execs leading efforts in mobile technology.

8:16 a.m. Friday

Under pressure, Uber suspends its ride-sharing service in France

uber ​Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers. The company also faces the possibility of regulation in North Carolina.

Updated 7:11 a.m. Friday

Pfizer bought RTP drug firm Icagen for $56M, sells it for $500K plus 'earn outs'

Anemia Icagen, a Triangle-based drug firm that had pursued cures for such diseases as sickle cell anemia and epilepsy, is relaunching as a services company after the assets of the firm that were sold to Pfizer in 2011 are acquired by XRpro Sciences.

7:40 a.m. Friday

GSK's HIV drug deal with China; inside IBM's Wimbledon bunker; Red Hat adds SAP to cloud; Tesla sets record; Wi-Fi in Cuba

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: GSK makes an HIV drug deal with China; going inside IBM's bunker at Wimbledon; Red Hat adds SAP support to cloud services at Amazon; Tesla sets a record for car deliveries; and Cuba gets Wi-Fi hot spots.

11:48 a.m. Thursday

What's 'Real Food,' the focus of a startup moving to Triangle?

Cultures for Health, a startup that's moving to the Triangle from South Dakota, is growing quickly with an emphasis on "Real Food." But what exactly is Real Food?

The Real Food "wheel" The Real Food "wheel"

Updated 11:50 a.m. Thursday

Cultures for Health, a fast-growing food startup, moving to Morrisville

A South Dakota-based startup focused on what is called "Real Food" is in the process of moving to the Triangle. It's backed by two Triangle area investors. The company is called Cultures for Health. Amy Huffman of ExitEvent has the details.

Updated 10:26 a.m. Thursday

Quintiles, Quest formally launch new clinical lab, drug testing company

Q2 Solutions, or "Q Squared Solutions," is formally launching today as a new clinical trials laboratory company owned by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics. The new venture is led by a former Quintiles executive. The new company kicks off with 2,000 employees.

Costa Panagos Costa Panagos

10:56 a.m. Thursday

Google apologizes for app tagging black people as 'gorillas'

Google                 Internet giant Google issued two apologies on Thursday after reports that a photo app identified some black people as "gorillas." Also Thursday, a Google subsidiary apologized for a role-playing game that included Nazi concentration camps.

11:18 a.m. Thursday

Facebook rainbows: Stars, leaders add LGBT advocacy colors to photos

More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. They are using a Facebook-supplied overlay that adds the best-known symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement: the rainbow.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'rainbow' Facebook photo Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'rainbow' Facebook photo

Updated 7:57 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock HP moves ahead with plan to split; enterprise group leader quits

HP Hewlett-Packard is moving ahead with plans to split into two companies with CEO Meg Whitman to lead the new venture focused on enterprise software and services. The previous head of the HP hardware group, meanwhile, quit.

1:30 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: OpenDNS deal part of growing, aggressive security play

Cisco's headquarters      Tuesday's news that networking giant Cisco is acquiring security firm OpenDNS for a whopping $665 million is the latest reflection of the strategic play it is making in security, writes Technology Business Research's Jane Wright.

Updated 7:29 a.m. Wednesday

The Startup Factory takes its first step toward going statewide

Chris Heivly and Dave Neal are taking the first step in expanding The Startup Factory accelerator across North Carolina with a "boot camp" in Winston-Salem. In a Q&A with WTW, Heivly talks about the expanded mission and how TSF hopes to make money. Plus, he says, TSF is not taking its eyes off the ball of its primary mission.

Chris Heivly, left, and partner Dave Neal Chris Heivly, left, and partner Dave Neal

12:50 p.m. Wednesday

Tech review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

​If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets for reading, charging batteries - and the best ways to get there.

Reviewing technology for the beach Reviewing technology for the beach

5:53 a.m. Wednesday

From Charleston: How to move forward after tragedy with entrepreneurs' help

DIG South Stanfield "Sunny" Gray, one of the creators of the DIG South organization in Charleston, is seeking the help of startups to "build a better future" in the wake of the recent massacre at Mother Emanuel. In a letter, he spells out his hopes for turning tragedy into good.

4:46 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Is the 'Osprey' Lenovo's first Motorola smartphone?

Motorola's new Lenovo banner Motorola's chairman recently was ousted in an executive shakeup but the Lenovo company is continuing to develop new products. And website Technobuffalo says it has "leaked" photos of what would be the first smartphone produced under Lenovo's ownership. Will Republic Wireless offer it?

1:51 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Cisco pays $665M for security firm OpenDNS; here's why

Cisco is acquiring security technology firm OpenDNS for $665 million, the latest in a series of recent acquisitions. So why is the networking giant making this buy? Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Hilton Romanski explains the deal in his own words.

Tracking data at OpenDNS Tracking data at OpenDNS

Updated 7:57 a.m. Thursday

NC Senate is moving bill to regulate ride-sharing services

The Senate Transportation Committee has passed a bill that would require ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to carry insurance and run background checks on drivers.

Uber touts its UberBLACK service Uber touts its UberBLACK service

Updated 9:04 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock 5G is the next big thing - and the EU is getting ready to cash in

The Broadband Report       What's the next big thing in wireless communications after 4G? 5G, of course. But right now there's a lot of myth mixed with reality. In the second of a two-part analysis, Michael Sullivan-Trainor of Technology Business Research goes inside the next communication wave. Sullivan-Trainor is the executive analyst in the telecom practice at TBR.

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