(CIX: WRAL30)  1,128.49  up arrow+6.52  (0.58 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Apple)  112.12  up arrow+2.62  (2.39 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: QUINTILES)  69.83  up arrow+1.85  (2.72 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  83.07  up arrow+1.26  (1.54 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  8.80  down arrow-0.95  (-9.74 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  6.74  up arrow+0.22  (3.37 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  29.31  up arrow+0.29  (1 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Cisco)  27.91    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Cree)  25.82  down arrow-0.06  (-0.23 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.84  down arrow-0.01  (-1.16 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: EMC)  27.86  up arrow+0.68  (2.5 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.63  up arrow+0.08  (2.11 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Facebook)  93.24  up arrow+0.77  (0.83 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  40.22  up arrow+0.06  (0.15 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  643.61  up arrow+4.45  (0.7 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: IBM)  152.39  up arrow+0.11  (0.07 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: LH)  112.35  up arrow+0.64  (0.57 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  18.12  up arrow+0.3  (1.66 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: MRK)  50.95  down arrow-0.07  (-0.14 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Microsoft)  47.11  down arrow-0.34  (-0.72 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: NetApp)  33.16  up arrow+0.89  (2.76 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  91.90  down arrow-0.71  (-0.77 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  43.84  down arrow-0.33  (-0.75 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: Pfizer)  33.24  up arrow+0.15  (0.45 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  6.29  up arrow+0.1  (1.62 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NY: Red Hat)  76.48  up arrow+1.34  (1.78 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  7.42  up arrow+0.13  (1.71 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
(NQ: Salix)  172.81    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 01 2015
(NQ: SQI)  11.03  down arrow-0.14  (-1.25 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 09 2015
2:18 p.m. yesterday

Durham's Roobrik nabs $75K investment

roobrik Danville-VA-based Launch Place is investing $75,000 in Roobrik Inc. a Durham-based healthcare IT company that has also been selected as a finalist in for the next NC Idea cycle of grants.

1:37 p.m. yesterday

Heat Biologics shares get a boost with clinical trial set to start

Heat Biologics Heat Biologics (Nasdaq:HTBX), a clinical-stage cancer immunotherapy company, said that it has completed enrollment of the full 75 patients in the blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled arms of the Phase 2 clinical trial of its drug for the treatment of high-risk, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Heat shares saw its shares gain a moderate rise on the news.

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Updated 2:00 p.m. yesterday

Netflix price rise; Biogen RTP exec gets interim job; Blue Cross,Blue Shield wins award

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Netflix price rises; Biogen names RTP general manager to new position; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC cited for custom content.

Updated 11:29 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Lea(R)n lands $350K Gates Foundation Grant

Lea(R)n, creator of an award-winning online resource for educators, LearnTrials, which closed a seed round of funding of more than $800,000 in July, has received a $350,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Learn CEO Kark REctanus Learn CEO Kark REctanus

6:25 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock AT&T ahead of its peers, TBR analysts say

Over 135 analysts converged at AT&T's world headquarters in Dallas to hear directly from C-Level and senior executives what the operator is up to in business, technology and go-to-market strategy, and where the operator aims to be in the future. TBR analysts report on the event.


Updated 6:27 a.m. yesterday

PC shipments decline, but Lenovo shows strong growth

Lenovo               Worldwide PC shipments declined 7.7 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. Shipments totaled 73.7 million units, but continued to show weakness, according to preliminary results by Gartner Inc. Lenovo showed the strongest growth among the top five U.S. vendors.

Updated 7:11 a.m. yesterday

NC fails to take up crowdfunding exemption bill

Mark Easley Unfortunately, the NC JOBS/PACES Act investment crowdfunding exemption bill (S481) has once again failed to make it through the NC legislature. Mark Easlely Sr. says its a missed opportunity for the state.

Updated 6:50 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock NC State engineers working on 'Jetsons-style' personal rapid transit system

Students at North Carolina State University are accustomed to dealing with long trips between buildings - the bus trip from Hunt Library, on Centennial Campus, and D.H. Hill Library, on main campus, can take up to 20 minutes. A research team at the college is busy working on a futuristic way to move thousands of people a day along that route in just a few minutes.

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Updated 11:06 p.m. Thursday

Beyond 'Like:' 6 ways you might soon emote on Facebook

Facebook Reactions Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?

4:24 p.m. Thursday

Netflix raising US price for most popular video plan by $1

Netflix Price Increase Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original programming.

Updated 4:56 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Atlanta startup could have been creating jobs in NC, founded in 2012 as VacationFutures and nurtured in the Triangle-based Startup Factory, has raised several rounds of capital and would be a North Carolina company if a state agency had not pushed them out.

Andrew McConnell, CEO, Andrew McConnell, CEO,

11:08 a.m. Thursday

Two-thirds of Americans now using social media

Pew Research Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65 percent) use social networking sites, up from a mere 7 percent since 2005, according to a new report from Pew Research. Use surges among older adults.

Updated 11:16 a.m. Thursday

Can we resolve our NC tax issues?

Mike Walden Taxes are always part of discussions about government and public policy, and taxes were clearly a hot topic in the recent session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Debates occurred about taxing services, lowering income tax rates, implementing incentives for business and energy expenditures, and dividing public revenues between urban and rural counties. Legislation was passed for some of these items, but economist Mike Walden says there will be more discussion and debate in future sessions.

5:37 a.m. Thursday

Robust hiring projected for Q4

careerbuilder Fulltime and permanent hiring is projected to be the most robust since 2006 in the fourth quarter, according to CareerBuilder's latest forecast. It reports that 34 percent of U.S. employers plan to hire fulltime staff and nearly the same percentage, 33 percent, plan on hiring seasonal staff.

Tags: New jobs
5:00 p.m. Wednesday

Q&A: Seinfeld finds new 'space and place' with Web series

Sony Crackle What was he thinking?

9:56 a.m. Thursday

Report names AT&T highest ranked wireless network in Durham

rootmetrics A new report from RootMetrics names AT&T the highest ranked local wireless network in Durham. Last August, AT&T shared the award with Verizon. Verizon was tops in Greensboro and Charlotte posted a three-way tie.

Updated 3:23 p.m. Wednesday

NC Idea selects 22 semifinalists in fall grant cycle

NC IDEA NC IDEA has selected 22 semi-finalists from across the state in its 20th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 130 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software, IP-based technologies, consumer products and medical device and diagnostics.

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