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10:27 a.m. today

Is North Carolina the State of Technology?

The North Carolina Technology Association released the State of Technology Industry Report online on Friday, containing valuable information to serve as a baseline resource for policy makers, economic developers, media, and of course the tech community. It will be presented to the Triangle community on Feb. 4, but we have your sneak peak.

NCSTIR NCSTIR

7:46 a.m. today

With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

Latest for Insiders

7:23 a.m. today

How can Google snap its stock out of its stupor?

Google-Challenges Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology has trimmed its profit margins.

10:04 a.m. today

Exclusive: 10 minutes with NeoNova's Chris Benyo

Chris Benyo NeoNova's continued growth and record-setting year in 2014 has the Raleigh-based company booming with innovation and opportunities. NeoNova's general manager of cloud services and vice president of sales and marketing took a few minutes to talk about the company's momentum and how the cloud in concert with high-speed internet is helping the company blossom in the Triangle.

Updated 6:22 p.m. yesterday

Amazon's big spending pays off in 4th quarter

Earns Amazon It was a Prime quarter for Amazon.

7:39 a.m. today

Premium Lock Inside IBM earnings: Cloud model poses challenge for software revenue

IBM earnings  Analysis: End-customer purchasing shifts from licenses to subscriptions challenge IBM's ability to grow software revenue, according to Technology Business Research.

7:28 a.m. today

Customer demand has AT&T looking for NC talent

The company has nearly 300 total openings currently across North Carolina with 47 new technical positions now available just in the Triangle area, the company announced on Friday.

AT&T AT&T

Updated 12:19 p.m. yesterday

SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription

Viacom-Nickelodeon Online SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering.

5:35 p.m. yesterday

Smartphone Snapshot: Samsung getting squeezed

SMARTPHONE MARKET The runaway success of Apple's newest iPhone has fueled a dramatic shift in the global market: the California tech giant is now neck-and-neck with South Korea's Samsung for the title of world's leading seller of smartphones.

7:18 a.m. today

FCC changes broadband definition, rakes in $45 billion in wireless auction; Your broadband probably isn't broadband; Google vs. traditional media; Bill Gates is worried about AI

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrap up of technology and life science news: FCC approves significant change to the definition of broadband while also raising a record-breaking $44.9 billion in a wireless spectrum auction that officially ended Thursday; tons of internet customers woke up today probably not with broadband internet at home anymore; New report says Google now surpasses traditional media as a trusted source for news; and Bill Gates tells Reddit that he's worried about AI.

Updated 1:59 p.m. yesterday

Citrix restructuring plans to cut 900 jobs

Citrix Systems Cloud-computing software maker Citrix Systems said it would cut about 700 full-time and 200 contractor jobs as part of a restructuring to improve operational efficiency. It's unclear how many, if any, jobs cuts will be in Raleigh.

10:05 p.m. yesterday

Google's 4Q earnings disappoint, but CFO eases the letdown

Google              Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating investors who believe the online search leader would be more profitable it wasn't pouring so much money into far-flung projects such as Internet-connected eyewear and driverless cars. The latest letdown came Thursday with the release of Google's fourth-quarter financial results.

10:04 a.m. yesterday

SXSWedu selects Lea(R)n as finalist in 2015 LAUNCHedu competition

2015 LAUNCHedu Competition The Triangle-based edtech company continues to gain steam and has been chosen as one of 10 global education startups to present in March at the SXSWedu Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas.

7:37 a.m. yesterday

NC IDEA to open next grant cycle in two funding categories

The not-for-profit organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina will open its 19th grant cycle on Feb. 9 and also has a series of information sessions scheduled throughout the state next month to encourage applicants across diverse funding stages.

NC IDEA NC IDEA

Updated 6:32 a.m. today

SAS revenues hit record $3.09B but weakening Euro hurts

Driven by strong growth in cloud computing-related data analytics and with the help of a growing number of partners, SAS drives revenues to a record high and extend its profitability for a 39th consecutive year. But currency "headwinds" - a weakening Euro and strengthening dollar - cut into what would have been an even better year, says a top SAS executive.

SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth

11:55 a.m. yesterday

Peter Diamandis's 'Bold' a reminder of how entrepreneurs will control the world's fate

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: Just as an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs that ruled the Earth and made way for small furry mammals, a new wave of planetary disruptions is about to occur. The new asteroid is called "exponential technology."

9:02 a.m. yesterday

New tech making cars safer

Car safety Cars are safer now than they were just a few years ago.

7:30 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Apple prime for growth with dominance in smartphone market

Apple        Fervent customer demand for Apple's brand and devices globally is fueling phenomenal growth of the iPhone business, and China is emerging as an important pillar of Apple's long-term growth strategy, according to Technology Business Research.

7:23 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Analysis: AT&T expansion plans should drive long-term growth

AT&T AT&T has an opportunity to drive long-term revenue and subscriber growth in the country after reporting solid fourth quarter earnings this week for 2014, according to Technology Business Research.

6:46 a.m. Wednesday

Life in the fast lane: Google Fiber coming to Triangle, Charlotte

Life in the Triangle is about to get faster - at least online. Google officials confirmed Tuesday that Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Morrisville, Garner and Carrboro are among the latest U.S. cities to be outfitted with Google Fiber, which promises Internet speeds 100 times faster than existing connections and a high-definition television service. Charlotte also is on the Google expansion list.

Google's growing fiber footprint Google's growing fiber footprint

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