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(NY: QUINTILES)  67.19  up arrow+0.9  (1.36 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  100.56  up arrow+0.93  (0.94 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
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(NQ: Cisco Systems)  27.18  up arrow+0.09  (0.33 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: Cree)  34.14  down arrow-0.87  (-2.49 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.80    (-0.48 %)  Updated: 02:17 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
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(NY: LH)  127.07  up arrow+1.27  (1.01 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  28.54  down arrow-0.55  (-1.87 %)  Updated: 02:18 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NY: MRK)  57.83  up arrow+0.23  (0.4 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  40.91  down arrow-0.31  (-0.74 %)  Updated: 02:48 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  35.08  down arrow-0.47  (-1.32 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  100.33  up arrow+0.77  (0.77 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  45.78  down arrow-0.33  (-0.72 %)  Updated: 02:38 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  34.49  up arrow+0.33  (0.97 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  7.68  up arrow+0.07  (0.92 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  76.22  up arrow+0.86  (1.14 %)  Updated: 02:47 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  9.50  up arrow+0.2  (2.15 %)  Updated: 02:48 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: Salix)  172.72  up arrow+0.09  (0.05 %)  Updated: 02:48 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
(NQ: SQI)  17.17  up arrow+0.14  (0.82 %)  Updated: 02:43 PM EDT, Mar 27 2015
Updated 8:14 a.m. today

Ultra-fast Internet network coming first to Raleigh community center

The North Carolina Next Generation Network formally launches on Saturday at a community center in Raleigh. AT&T is building the network across the Triangle and parts of the Triad in partnership with several municipalities and four universities.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

Updated 17 minutes ago

Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Twitter Meerkat Live Video ​Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago. Watch the videos, and you might ask yourself, is this really the next big thing?

Latest for Insiders

Updated 1:48 p.m. today

NCTA exec is new vice chair for Technology Councils of North America

Brooks Raiford Brooks Raiford, president of the North Carolina Technology Association, is the new vice chairman of the Technology Councils of North America.

Tags: NCTA
10:10 a.m. today

Jury deliberations to resume in Silicon Valley sexual bias lawsuit

Silicon Valley Sexual Discrimination ​Jurors who will decide the outcome of a much-watched gender discrimination lawsuit against a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm are set to enter their third day of deliberations.

10 minutes ago

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Tim Cook Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

Tags: Apple
6:43 a.m. today

Startup's 'Autocycle' (3-wheel cars) manufacturer finds support in NC House

​A bill to define and license three-wheeled cars, or "autocycles," whizzed through the state House on Thursday, passing a Finance Committee vote and two floor votes with little debate. An Arizona-based startup is planning to build the autocycles.

Autocycles coming to NC highways? Autocycles coming to NC highways?

Updated 5:30 p.m. yesterday

Red Hat sizzles: Stock soars to 2nd highest all-time price

Red Hat      Shares in Red Hat haven't been this hot since the go-go days of the "dot com" boom when the company went public and its shares soared to $105. On Thursday, shares soared 11 percent to a new 52-week high of $76.70 after a strong earnings report on Wednesday. And Wall Street analysts are impressed.

6:27 a.m. today

Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

New Microsoft logo Microsoft said Thursday that it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees paid time off -- but that only applies for the staffers that do work for Microsoft.

Updated 6:16 a.m. today

CoLucid Pharma leaves RTP; Cree LEDs for rural areas; new Samsung, HTC phones; 'Voice'-like app; PayPal's fine

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: CoLucid Pharmaceuticals leaves the Triangle; Cree targets rural areas with new LEDs; new Samsung and HTC phones coming April 10; a new "American Idol"- or "Voice"-like app launches; and PayPal pays $7.7 fine.

5:55 a.m. today

Google pays more than $70M to hire new CFO from Morgan Stanley

Google              Google is paying its new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million to defect from the same job at New York investment bank Morgan Stanley.

Tags: Google
2:22 p.m. yesterday

Roberts leaves UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jim Roberts Jim Roberts has left his position as the executive director of UNC-Wilmington's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UNCW disclosed Thursday.

Updated 1:39 p.m. yesterday

WTW's 'Full Steam Ahead Award' field is set; cast your vote today

From startups to global giants, entrepreneurs to corporate CEOs and chairs, WRAL TechWire will honor 12 of the best at its "Full Steam Ahead" awards next month. We have the full list of finalists. Cast your votes today to help determine the winners.

Full Steam Ahead Awards Full Steam Ahead Awards

1:39 p.m. yesterday

Review: Sony streaming service modernizes TV, but not your bill

Starting at $50 a month, Vue offers more than 50 over-the-air and cable channels for online streaming. But you need a PlayStation game console and you still need Internet access -- likely from the same cable company you're trying to ditch. If you press, your pay-TV company might offer a slimmed-down TV package that's comparable to Sony's in price and lineup. Here's a review.

Digital Life Review Sony Playstation TV Digital Life Review Sony Playstation TV

Tags: Internet
9:43 a.m. yesterday

Cleantech-Internet of Things convergence driving innovation in Triangle

Cleantech At a networking event put on by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster on Tuesday, several companies discuss how their "Internet of Things" related technology provides a boost to cleantech. Meanwhile, three Wake Tech students win a contest where they demonstrate how to use big data.

9:26 a.m. yesterday

Forbes: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, UNC Health among top employers

Forbes  In a survey of 20,000 American workers, several technology and life science companies as well as other employers with strong North Carolina connections crack the top ranks of "Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. Among them: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, Apple as well as three health systems and two universities.

7:22 a.m. yesterday

Will new NC crowdfunding bill ('Paces') bring clarity, win passage?

Crowdfunding bill Crowdfunding may yet become a reality in North Carolina with the filing of a new bill in the state Senate on Wednesday. It's called PACES, or "Providing Access To Entrepreneurs/Small Business." Legislation also has been introduced in the House. The debate continues ...

7:38 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat earnings: New products add power, revenue to arsenal

Red Hat's latest earnings report on Wednesday demonstrates the broadening reach of the Hatters' open-source based wealth of products with new offerings helping boost revenue for the 52nd consecutive quarter. Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith provides an in-depth analysis.

Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed" Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed"

Updated 9:01 a.m. yesterday

Busy tech events calendar for Triangle: The latest update

Social networking Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. April is especially busy.

6:05 a.m. yesterday

Raleigh startup Stealz lands $1M through offering good deals

The Raleigh social media engagement startup lines up national and regional restaurant chains as customers - including McDonald's - and new investors. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.

The Stealz team The Stealz team

Updated 7:52 a.m. yesterday

Red Hat continues earnings run, to buy back $500M in shares

Jim Whitehurst Red Hat again exceeded Wall Street expectations, reporting fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $48 million, or 26 cents a share, compared with $45 million, or 24 cents a share in the year ago quarter. The Hatters also announced a $500 million stock buyback program.

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