Editor's Blog

The latest blog posts from our WRAL TechWire and WRAL editors.

August 18

Seqirus meets new milestone in pandemic preparedness

Seqirus marked the 10th anniversary of their pandemic partnership with the US Government by hosting Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price at the Holly Springs, NC production site.

Seqirus factory in Holly Springs Seqirus factory in Holly Springs

August 18

How RTP's 'The Future of Talent' strives to prevent Uber-like culture crises

A New York nonprofit funding and supporting social ventures partners with the Research Triangle Foundation on "The Future of Talent" event series and research project.

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August 18

Premium Lock How will total solar eclipse affect NC, US solar power?

The bad news: Solar energy could be interrupted in parts of the United States for up to three hours during times of peak generation--or peak demand. The good news: Our electric grid and its skilled operators are ready.

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August 18

What major tech companies are doing on hate groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, but say more needs to be done -- and more should have been done earlier.

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August 18

Premium Lock Software-driven services provide a lifeline for Cisco (+ video)

While corporate revenue continues to decline, Cisco Services' revenue recovers through software-driven services, says Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesiczka after a review of Cisco's latest financials reported earlier this week.

Updated August 18

Mike Walden: Should everyone have a basic income?

Mike Walden Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook, recently caused a stir by throwing his support behind the idea of a guaranteed basic income. Just speaking to my neighbors, colleagues at work and friends at the gym, I've noticed that he certainly has set off some passionate conversation about the merits - or demerits - of the idea.

August 18

Premium Lock Red Hat welcomes Oracle idea of moving Java EE to open source foundation

Java If Oracle follows through on a proposal to put further development of Java Enterprise Edition into an open source foundation, Red Hat would welcome the move.

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
Updated August 18

Premium Lock Lenovo misses expectations with surprise quarterly loss

Lenovo         A financial rebound for Lenovo, which recently lost its hold on the world's No. 1 PC sales ranking, was short lived. The tech giant reports a $72 million loss for its most recent quarter after posting a profit for the first three months of this year.

August 18

CEO of Infosys, which is bringing 2,000 jobs to Wake County, resigns

Vishal Sikka, managing director and CEO of Infosys, resigned on Friday during a board of directors meeting. The board accepted his resignation, effective immediately.

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August 17

Startup profile: Jobalo aims to help high schoolers find jobs

Jobalo, a Chapel Hill startup, wants to make more job opportunities available for high school students. Jobalo is among the emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.

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Updated August 17

Premium Lock Mobile respiratory health startup lands $80K, wants more

Vigor Medical Systems, a Triangle startup developing mobile respiratory health technology, is aiming to raise $500,000. And investors have so far kicked in $80,000.

A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease