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2:33 p.m. today

How did your business deal with TWC Internet outage?

Fiber optic network            How did your business deal with the hours-long, nationwide Time Warner Cable Internet outage early Wednesday? We want to know.

Updated 2:36 p.m. today

Time Warner Cable says Internet service restored after nationwide outage

Time Warner Cable battled a massive Internet outage Wednesday morning - and it used Twitter to provide updates. But even the user of Twitter by TWC is slow, the cable giant acknowledges. Service has been largely restored, the company says.

TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday TWC map shows extent of outage at 8 a.m. Wednesday

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Updated 2:35 p.m. today

Outrage! Twitter reacts to Time Warner Cable outage

TWC If you're a Time Warner Cable Internet customer and couldn't get access Wednesday morning, you weren't alone. Here's how Twitter reacted to the outage.

Updated 2:34 p.m. today

TWC customers unleash anger over massive Internet outage

Readers from around the Triangle, eastern N.C. and as far away as San Antonio reacted with frustration and anger as Time Warner Cable's nation-wide Internet outage dragged on for hours early Wednesday. Some say problems began as early as 1 a.m. TWC didn't acknowledge a problem until just after 4 a.m. through Twitter. Others say they have had trouble for several days.

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Updated 7:49 a.m. today

Premium Lock Rock this way: Gamers love EDM, so Tilt Music Festival goes electronic

From The White Panda to Ashes of a Martyr, electronic dance music bands are hitting the stages in Durham for three nights for the Tilt Music Festival next week. Gamers will be gathering for the TiltExpo and they told organizers they prefer EDM. So be ready to be rocked in downtown Durham.

Tilt Music Festival Tilt Music Festival

Updated 7:48 a.m. today

Premium Lock Rather than 'build,' Premier does a 'buy' in $48.5M cash deal for Raleigh-based Aperek

Charlotte-based Premier Inc., which works with healthcare clients to improve purchasing and internal performance, has been on an acquisition hunt in recent months. And Raleigh-based Aperek is the latest at a price of $48.5 million. Premier's CEO explains her thinking in making the deal.

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Updated 7:47 a.m. today

Premier, Inc. acquires Raleigh-base supply chain software firm Aperek for $48.5M

Healthcare    Aperek, which formerly was known as Mediclick and focuses on supply chain software solutions for the healthcare industry, is being acquired by Charlotte-based Premier, Inc. in a deal valued at $48.5 million.

2:15 p.m. yesterday

Survey: Most social media users steer clear of hot-button issues

Social Media Opinions People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

2:09 p.m. yesterday

What to expect from the Raleigh Innovation Summit

ExitEvent This year's Raleigh Innovation Summit, coming September 10 during Entrepreneurship Week, will celebrate successes since then. It will also explore the link between the health of cities and the vibrancy of entrepreneurial communities.

Updated 10:09 a.m. yesterday

UNC doubles tech licensing revenue to record $7.9M

UNC Office of Technology Development Licensing technologies created at UNC Chapel Hill more than doubled the highest amount the university has ever received in single fiscal year, according to reports.

Updated 8:04 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Startup Factory's warning to Triangle: 'Bar keeps getting higher' for funding

Chris Heivly and Dave Neal of The Startup Factory accelerator have some advice for Triangle entrepreneurs hoping to land a spot there or raising money elsewhere: The competition is getting tougher and "everyone has to keep upping their game."

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

7:23 a.m. yesterday

NC Next Generation Network to discuss plans at 'Fiber Transforms Triangle' event

What's happening with the North Carolina Next Generation Network? Director of Technology Services at Town of Cary, Bill Stice, who is a member of the NCNGN steering committee, is part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.

Fiber Transforms the Triangle event Fiber Transforms the Triangle event

Updated 6:54 a.m. yesterday

Red Hat beefs up 'cloud;' Heat Bio-Square 1 $7.5M deal; VM vs. EMC?; Tivo's non-cable recorder

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat unveils new cloud product; Heat Biologics lands $7.5 million in financing from Square 1; VMware targets cloud; Tivo's new recorder for "cord-cutters."

6:34 a.m. yesterday

With streaming deal, Amazon aims to be ESPN of video games

Amazon.com   Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The ecommerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.

Updated 11:34 a.m. Monday

Homeland Security warns retailers about hacking software

Network security  More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Updated 11:17 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Iron Yard Durham's 'Code School:' Who's hiring?

So the question I wanted answered about the Iron Yard coding school, which held its first graduation and demo day on Friday at the Full Frame Theater in the American Tobacco campus in Durham, was this: Would any local company actually hire one of the graduates? Would the graduates be more suitable for startups or larger companies or both? And could they make an impact right away or would they be more like project hires, with a bunch of upside at a lower price?

Code School's alumni at Demo Day Code School's alumni at Demo Day

Updated 11:15 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside 'Code School:' Graduating into a jobs market

Students pay some $10,000 for an intense 12-week course in learning and writing code. They are basically guaranteed jobs within six months of graduation. But two of the first class in Durham had secured jobs even before graduation. WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker reports from graduation day.

An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day" An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day"

Updated 10:52 a.m. Monday

Bulls to host mobile scavenger hunt with proximity technology

The Durham Bulls baseball team has deployed RadBeacon proximity beacons using iBeacon technology throughout Durham Bulls Athletic Park and American Tobacco Campus in Durham. In celebration, there will be a scavenger hunt using a mobile app and ibeacon technology at Monday night's game.

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Updated 10:37 a.m. Monday

Going inside Iron Yard Durham 'Code School' Demo Day

Iron Yard Durham graduated its first "Code School" graduates on Friday at a special "Demo Day." And WRAL TechWire was there. Insiders Jason Parker and Joe Procopio provide in-depth coverage and analysis of the event. Their stories are now available for Insider subscribers.

It's celebration time at "Code School." It's celebration time at "Code School."

10:17 a.m. Monday

Photo shoot: Graduation day at Iron Yard 'Code School'

The organizers of the Iron Yard "Code School" in Durham put on their "demo day" for graduates on Friday. The grads range from 13 - that's right - to 55. Courtesy of the organizers, we offer a link to the photo shoot.

13-year-old Brian DeSousa, center, graduates Code School 13-year-old Brian DeSousa, center, graduates Code School

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