Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.
WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The first in the series is Induction Food Systems from Asheville.
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WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The latest in the series is VCA-Plus from Raleigh.
Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything. Now he wants to remake it, too, in a way that counters isolationism, promotes global connections and addresses social ills -- while also cementing Facebook's central role as a builder of online "community" for its nearly 2 billion users. Plus: Read excerpts from his 5,800 word manifesto.
Lenovo's latest earnings report showed a revenue rebound in its PC business in calendar 4Q16. However, the good news announced Thursday was overshadowed by the company's ongoing challenges in smartphone and data center markets, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.
What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.
"Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.
North Carolina entrepreneurial companies raised far less money in equity funding last year than in 2015, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. However, the state is drawing more investor interest from Silicon Valley and other locations.
As Cisco continues its transformation from hardware-focused to much more software and services under CEO Chuck Robbins, the company also continues to make changes in its work force. Want a job? Robbins spells out where Cisco is hiring.
LabCorp Chairman and CEO David King is expecting 2017 to be "another record year" after the global life science giant based in Burlington reported record revenues in 2016 in its latest earnings report.
Google Fiber is reaching out to assure Triangle customers - and potential ones - that the company is "here to stay in the Triangle." GF issued the statement Wednesday afternoon following a report of major changes within the company.
Shares in Lenovo plunged some 7 percent immediately after the global tech giant reported a big drop in revenues and earnings. Both revenues and profits missed analysts' expectations as Lenovo's struggling mobile business continued to slide.
After reviewing Cisco's latest financial results, Technology Business Research Analyst Patrick Filkins says the networking giant is likely to accelerate mergers and acquisitions in an attempt to counter declining hardware sales. Cisco has a major campus in RTP.
A review of NetApp's financial results shows that years of effort produce positive, but tenuous financial improvement, says Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long. NetApp has a major presence in RTP.
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Boston University and George Mason University have developed a Bitcoin-compatible system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.