Updated 1:44 p.m. Tuesday

Study finds less toxic way to treat brain tumors

Doctors Anthony L. Asher, R, and Stuart H. Burri Patients with the most common form of brain tumor can be treated in an effective and substantially less toxic way by omitting a widely used portion of radiation therapy, according to a study by Physicians from Carolinas HealthCare System's Neurosciences Institute and Levine Cancer Institute.

12:01 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Verizon doubles down on marketing to offset earnings decline

Verizon's Q2 2016 earnings decreased year over year for the first time in half a decade. TBR analyst Steve Vachon says the firm is doubling down on advertising and media to offset the decline.

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11:48 a.m. Tuesday

Elon Musk's "crazy plans" are really quite sane

Vivek Wadhwa Elon Musk recently laid out a "master plan" for where his company, Tesla Motors, is heading. The vision is undoubtedly ambitious, but Vivek Wadhwa says it is sound.

Updated 10:19 a.m. Tuesday

Raleigh Sharefile founder attacks HB2 at DNC

Jesse Lipson Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson, founder of Sharefile, which sold to Citrix, spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night and attacked NC HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill," saying, "Nothing scares away investment like hate."

Updated 10:22 a.m. Tuesday

Consumers prefer connected new cars

Connected car New car buyers globally look for connected vehicles, with advanced driver assistance systems most popular and embedded navigation and weather apps also sought.

Updated 5:25 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock FotoSwipe closes debt offering

Raleigh-based FotoSwipe, a mobile photo-sharing app that allows users to instantly share photos and video across mobile platforms, has raised several hundred thousand in a debt offering, according to a regulatory filing.

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Updated 3:55 p.m. Monday

Star Trek Beyond: Fast and Furious

Star Trek Beyond Star Trek Beyond, the third film in the franchise reboot, starts fast and furious-- which shouldn't be a surprise, since director Justin Lin also helmed "Fast and Furious" three through six. It also makes humor a big part of the experience.

Updated 3:48 p.m. Monday

Nintendo shares plummet; 4 days left to get free Win 10; Raleigh Geeks settle

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Nintendo shares plummet; only four days left to get the free Windows 10 upgrade; Raleigh Geeks settlement.

Updated 7:55 a.m. Monday

McCrory signs NC crowdfunding law

Gov. Pat McCrory Gov. Pat McCrory signed a crowdfunding law Friday that gives North Carolina startups an alternative way to raise funds and brings a new pool of investors to the table.

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6:50 a.m. Monday

Steps business schools can take to collaborate with businesses

NCSU logo Academic researchers study many aspects of business, but business practitioners rarely make use of that research. A multi-university research team that includes two in NC says researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes.

Updated 6:41 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Microsoft shedding effects of declining Windows revenue

Microsoft appears to have shed most of the lingering effects of declining Windows licensing revenue that hampered its performance over the last two years, say analysts at TRBI.

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July 22

Snowden talks, iPhones vulnerable to hack; Verizon disconnecting some users

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: Edward Snowden says he "never expected to be saved;" older versions of Apple iPhone and Mac operating systems can be easily hacked; Verizon dropping ulimited users racking up more than 100GB a month.

July 22

Analyst says: Pokemon GO will expand the AR market

Pokemon GO Pokemon GO is set to become a significant contributor to the expansion of the global augmented reality (AR) software market, which will reach $30 billion in scale by 2020. So says analysis from global market research firm, Trendforce. Revenue from Pokémon GO alone is forecast to top $800 million in 2017.

Updated July 22

Premium Lock Morrisville-based digital CRO Clinipace raises more millions

Clinipace Worldwide, a Morrisville-based digital contract research and life sciences services company, has raised more equity. It racked up more than $50 million in investments since 2003.

Clinipace nabs more equity. Clinipace nabs more equity.

Updated July 22

Patheon shares jump 17 percent

Panthheon Patheon,(NYSE:PTHN) the contract drug maker headquartered in Durham, priced its initial public offering of stock at $21 and closed at $25 a share Thursday.

July 22

Durham makes another top 10 list of best places to live and work

A salute to Durham In the latest of a string of kudos, Durham made the Career Cast.com list of the top 10 best places to live and work.

July 22

MCNC revenue grows, sets goal of all time high broadband connectivity

MCNC MCNC, the non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), says that as it starts a new fiscal year with growing revenue and employee base it is ready to bring broadband connectivity levels in the state to all-time highs.

July 21

CEO leaving Biogen

Biogen George Scangos, CEO of Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) said he is stepping down to spend time with his family on the West Coast. The company said it will seek a replacement immediately.

July 21

Premium Lock Teamworks investment amount disclosed in SEC filing

Teamworks, a venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, disclosed the amount of its multi-million dollar investment in an SEC filing.

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July 21

Snapchat, YouTube, Google Maps top 3 Android phone resource hogs

Android Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps are the top 3 apps most likely to drain Android device resources, according to The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016. Apps doing better are surprises.


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