The latest blog posts from our WRAL TechWire and WRAL editors.
Jim Whitehurst, CEO at Red Hat, calls 2014 a "great year," expresses his thanks and offers his insight into the IT industry for 2015 in a blog post provided by the Hatters.
Analysis: The decision by Xerox to sell its information technology outsourcing business to Atos is a big boost for the France-based firm, says analysis firm Technology Business Research. The $1 billion deal involves some 4,500 workers in North America, including some in the Triangle. Xerox will keep ITO access through Atos.
Unless they're going straight to video, movies always open first in theaters to maximize the box office revenue - and then they're made available in other stages of home video, streaming and television. But not this time.
The honeymoon is over. It's time to get down to real business for the Triangle's startup community. So writes WRAL TechWire columnist Joe Procopio in an exclusive report for our Insider subscribers.
In what BioCryst President and CEO Jon Stonehouse called a "great day for North Carolina biotech," the Durham company is leading a celebration for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of its intravenous flu treatment.
TechLaw: Employers must tread carefully in selecting employee benefit plans and avoid the temptation to implement healthcare cost saving tactics that push the boundaries of federal law. Otherwise, they may find themselves in the crosshairs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A judge has ordered a smartphone application that facilitates the delivery of medical marijuana to stop its activities in Los Angeles and to remove all reference to marijuana delivery within city limits.
The NCSU Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators, a forecast of the economy's direction four to six months ahead, edged modestly higher in November. The trend indicates growth with continue in early 2015.
Recent N.C. State University graduates Sean Steigerwald and Jon Spinney have spent the last year preparing to launch an equity crowdfunding site that rallies investors around these young businesses, making it easy and less risky to fund startups' seed rounds. And they have secured a backer. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe.
Bull City Venture Partners is bringing together panels of investors to talk about what's head for venture capital and angel financing in 2015. Out-of-region investors who have recently made deals in N.C. and are looking for more are a highlight of the event. But if you want to attend, register soon. It's nearing a sellout.
Two and a half years ago, in one of the first ever columns Joe Procopio wrote for a fledgling ExitEvent, he posed the public question: Raleigh, What Are You? Entrepreneurs and leaders answered that question in 2014. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive story from Joe Procopio.
The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is by sending fake emails with malicious links to employee inboxes. Here are five simple steps to make your email more secure and limit the harm a hacker can have.
On Wednesday, Blackberry launched the Classic, a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones -- and most smartphone customers -- have embraced touch screens. Blackberry is courting its core customer, the business user, with the new device. Whether the Classic will sell enough to keep Blackberry in the hardware business is unclear.