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A deal for the "Greatest Office in the Land" (White House) social media archive of President Obama can take Durham startup ArchiveSocial to "the next level," its founder says. And what about Donald Trump's tweets? "We would welcome the opportunity to service the next administration."
Durham startup ArchiveSocial lands a social media scoop, creating and publishing a Social Media Archive with the Obama Administration.
IBM brings history to life through augmented reality just in time to tie-in with the launch of the NASA unknown heroes' movie "Hidden Figures." And the Triangle features three areas from which viewers can log in through a Pokemon Go-like app.
IBM Research's latest "5 in 5" technology innovation forecast focuses on big advances that will come in physical nanoscale size as well as taking its supercomputer Watson into further advances of Artificial Intelligence. Read - and be amazed.
If Americans weren't already skittish about security of their data after recent hacks of commercial sites and all the talk about Russia having possibly "hacked" the 2016 US election, here's a new concern: 60 percent of homeowners with broadband are worried that Internet-linked "smart home" devices could be hacked. Car owners also worry about their connected vehicle data. Plus: A look at the top IoT trends.
As the Internet of Things sweeps the world with the 50th CES Show at Las Vegas clearly showing just how high-tech the world is becoming, the biggest news so far is the advances being made in 5G wireless. With field trials coming later this year, the days of a truly networked society are coming closer.
David Morken, a co-founder of Bandwidth.com and Republic Wireless which recently spun out from Bandwidth, is the newest member of the FCC transition team selected by the incoming Trump administration. And he steps into a hot debate: Whether to repeal "net neutrality."
Partnering with Amazon and its wireless assistant Alexa technology, Lenovo is rolling out its own "smart speaker." But to one-up the competition, Lenovo is also adding enhanced audio experience with Harman Kardon.
Figuring out how to use all those new tech toys - from 4K smart TVs to virtual reality to ever-faster PCs and gaming systems - is part of the Christmas fun. Being able to control them simply is another. Lenovo may have the answer for those who want a truly smart home without controller sprawl. And it's less than $60.
Despite all the calls in recent years for the tech industry to increase its diversity, a major player is lagging badly in representation by women and minorities: The venture capital industry. So says a new survey from the National Venture Capital Association.
IBM chair and CEO Ginni Rometty quickly offered an olive branch to President-elect Donald Trump shortly after his upset victory. Now, some IBMers have signed a petition protesting the Rometty letter and threaten "to refuse participation in any U.S. government contracts that violate constitutionally protected civil liberties." They also seek return of some lost benefits, issues that predate the election.
As Cisco confirms its exit from providing its "Intercloud" cloud services, new data shows that the networking giant along with HPE face increasing competitive pressure from the recently merged Dell EMC.
BREAKING NEWS! UNC Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism is expanding its North Carolina Business News Wire effort to Maryland, adding more students, and increasing the number of stories under the direction of business journalism professor Chris Roush.
A new survey of finance executives finds a "strong surge in optimism" following the election of Donald Trump as president. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants report, which was taken immediately after the election, mirrors the results of a Duke CFO survey released Wednesday and comes as stock markets hit record highs.
Startups looking for potential investors will have a one-on-one opportunity with Bull City Venture Partners and Cisco at a "pitch" event coming in February.
Chief financial officers' optimism surges in the Duke CFO survey as Donald Trump wins the presidency and begins moving ahead with changes in policy, from taxes to regulation. And such optimism usually means more jobs as well as economic growth are on the way.
Joan Siefert Rose won't have much time off as she steps down from the chief executive officer's position at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. In fact, she's taking a new job as a consulting effective Jan. 3.
Bob Geolas has a new job, signing on as a partner with the economic development consulting firm HR&A. And he says he's excited about the challenge - a "different kind of work. Plus, Geolas talks about leaving the research Triangle Park Foundation as its CEO in September in this exclusive interview with WRAL Tech Wire.