Cybercrime and data breaches are going to hit businesses with an $8 trillion headache over the next five years, a new report says. Yet businesses are planning to increase defense-related spending only 8 percent annually even as cyber costs soar 30 percent. Is AI the solution?
In the second of our interviews featuring WRAL TechWire's first five Hall of Fame selections, Dr. James Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, talks about the inspiration to create a company, what factors enabled the company's success, and much more.
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K4Connect, the F. Scott Moody-founded startup focusing on Internet and tech services to assist older people and those living with disabilities, has hired WebAssign CFO Ellen Grantham to serve as its chief financial officer.
All the tickets are gone for WRAL TechWire's fifth awards program on Tuesday night, so the event is going to be streamed live by our sister web site WRAL.com. However, if you want to attend you can sign up on our waiting list.
After launching ecommerce services provider ChannelAdivosr (one of the first) in 2001 to becoming an angel investor and much more, Scot Wingo recently returned full-time to the startup world as chair and CEO of fast-growing startup Spiffy. Wingo wasn't sure about the idea but now says he "loves" the venture - and he's got an extra $2.5 million to invest. Plus: Bull City Ventures explains why it's in on the Spiffy play.
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone is stunning. But its $100 price hike is hard to swallow. That's how much extra you'll shell out for the S8, which started shipping Friday for about $750 -- $100 more than the iPhone 7 and last year's Galaxy S7 when it launched.
American Underground targets non-tech workers for newest coworking option in Durham. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman takes a look.
He's been called the "biofather" of North Carolina's growing life science industry, and Dr. Charles Hamner is among the first five people selected for WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame. The former head of the N.C. Biotechnology Center and long a champion of North Carolina, Hamner talks about his distinguished career, achievements and disappointments in an exclusive Q&A.
Dish, a company known largely for its old-school satellite TV, is now trying to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.
The directors of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Cancer Institute and Wake Forest Cancer Center have jointly written an open letter to Congress calling for what they call a "robust" National Institutes of Health budget.
Triangle-founded nonprofit accepts inaugural class of 150 female student fellows in computer science and technology majors.
IBM's total compensation package for Chair and CEO Ginni Rometty is worth far more than $33 million, says Bloomberg news service. "[H]er compensation is now worth $65 million, or almost twice as much as her reported pay," Bloomberg says. citing how IBM values stock options. She's now among the top 10 best-paid CEOs even though IBM has posted declining revenues over the past five years under her leadership.
Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list.
In reporting a 20th consecutive quarter of a drop in income, IBM's healthcare related businesses stand out as a bright spot amid otherwise anemic services performance, says Technology Business Research Analyst John Caucis.
Veteran entrepreneur, author and blogger Joe Procopio talks about "The Book That Wasn't Meant To Be a Book," or "Everything You Should Know About Startup."