The latest blog posts from our WRAL TechWire and WRAL editors.
Tech media is filled today with reports that Lenovo is moving ahead with plans to focus more attention of its Motorola brand at the expense of Vibe. The news follows recent announcements that clearly stated Lenovo will count on Motorola as its lead developer in the global smartphone battle.
Analysis: Competition between two tech giants with a major presence in RTP is heating up as NetApp launches a new campaign targeting EMC, reports analyst Stephen Belanger. IBM, HP and Dell also are mounting more pressure on NetApp, he says.
"This is like an 'emperor has no clothes' situation," says Eric Jackson, a Yahoo shareholder and managing director of the New York hedge fund Ader Investment Management. "The company and the shareholders would be better served with her [Marissa Mayer] leaving."
The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom reports that Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk is developing a new air traffic control system for drones.
Analysis: HP's earnings results from its last quarter as a single company underscore its need to realign around changes in the global PC and data center markets., says analyst Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.
Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
This year ecommerce holiday sales are expected to jump to record levels. While connectivity is opening doors for buyers and businesses and all this growth has it perks, it comes with consequences--the cyber hacking kind. How can retailers avoid problems? Here are some tips.
Gift Card XPRESS aims to disrupt the $100 billion gift card industry by launching new platform to reduce friction for gift-givers and receivers. As the holiday season commences, will the platform catch on?
New plans for the Alexandria Center for Science, Technology and Agriculture have been released, and they include a world-class life science incubator and an in-house venture fund.
North Carolina State University's Institute for Emerging Issues is set to host the Raleigh Discovery Forum on December 1st. The event gives young social entrepreneurs the chance to pitch business concepts and a shot at $10,000 in seed funding.
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.
TechLaw: A company may be the owner of an employee's residence, vehicle, cellular phone, and it may also pay other personal expenses so that the employee has a minimum level of income for income tax purposes. But these payments may still be considered income to that employee when the court calculates the employee's child support obligations.
Let's face it, the holidays can be rough for entrepreneurs. Mom and dad asking when you'll get a "real job," hearing complaints from friends about having to work until 7 PM like two nights a week, and navigating crowded airports and interstates. Here are some tips on how to survive-and thrive-as an entrepreneur during the holidays.
The tech giant shared diversity numbers earlier this week, and the Internet reacted. Microsoft is now 27 percent female, down 2 percent from last year.
Neuro+, based in Durham, recently launched their technology, designed to help children--and adults--develop attention skills. The technology was designed with children diagnosed with ADHD in mind, yet is applicable and accessible to anyone that seeks to improve their attention skills.
In an interview with Wake County Economic Development's Executive Director, WRAL Tech Wire's Jason H. Parker explores programs that bolster startup communities outside of Durham, Raleigh, and RTP.
Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.
Global Entrepreneurship Week wound down this weekend. After 23 events, organizers and participants reflect on the experience. Some were so excited, they produced their own teaser music video.