The latest blog posts from our WRAL TechWire and WRAL editors.
North Carolina is taking a thus-far moderate and unique approach to regulating virtual currencies in the state. Some in the Bitcoin industry fear that over-reaching regulations could stifle Bitcoin innovation and economic development opportunities.
N.C. State will cut the ribbon Tuesday for its Innovation Hall, a new residence hall at Centennial Campus. It will serve as the headquarters for student entrepreneurs.
Analysis: HP Enterprise Services gains Avaya's unified communications (UC) and private cloud capabilities as well as service delivery personnel, while Avaya benefits from HP's cloud portfolio and global reach.
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea -- but it doesn't quite work.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.
WRAL TechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.
The future is going to be what we make it. It can be the Star Trek utopia or a Mad Max wreck, a creative playground or an Orwellian nightmare. That is why need people with good values and ethics leading the way. We need people who care about enriching humanity rather than just themselves. We need people who can lead by example and bring along those behind them; who give back to the world and make it a better place. I really hope you will amongst those who lead the charge, who watch out for the interests of humanity, who build the utopia.
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers. And more products are coming.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has provided another $2.4 million in funding to Triangle-based BioCryst Pharmaceuticals for further development of a potential vaccine to treat Ebola. It's part of a global ramping up to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Opinion: Chris Heivly, veteran entrepreneur and co-founder of The Startup factory, talks about setting up s networking meeting. This is a followup to a recent post about the importance of networking for startups.
Dennis Bloss, the top executive for Frontier Communications in North Carolina, is now 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.
The best way to characterize the Coastal Connect Conference at the Coastline Conference and Event Center next week is a one-day venture capital-focused conference. Startups pitch, experts speak, investors talk strategy.
A software spinout from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington called FaceMyAge hopes to connect analysis of facial features to better estimates of lifespan. Commercial potential includes the insurance and financial planning industries, cosmetics and plastic surgery.
The next Apple product launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple's late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses.