#WTWTrends for Wednesday: RTP and The Frontier, Digital Learning, Red Hat and IBM, Jobs Trending in the Triangle
Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.
Red Hat is set to announce its latest quarterly financials on Thursday, and Wall Street won't be surprised if the Hatters deliver better-than-expected results. Or will the Hatters disappoint? A new IBM deal may give Red Hat a boost going forward.
Salix Pharmaceuticals shares rebounded 7 percent Tuesday on news that the Raleigh-based company will launch a plan to reduce drug inventory by the end of 2015. Salix was rocked in November when it acknowledged big inventory problems.
Less than a year after acquiring a 100-acre tract of land along I-40, the Research Triangle Foundation is set to unveil the hub of its massive redevelopment project on Jan. 15. The site plan is complete and site work begins in the New Year, says RTP's CEO Bob Geolas.
A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing online stores.
On the tenth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we spotlight the N.C. School Connectivity Initiative and how capacity, not access, is what experts say is preventing North Carolina schools from properly using digital learning to improve student outcomes.
Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures' film "The Interview" that referenced the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Under T-Mobile's plan announced Tuesday, customers would be able to stash what they don't use for the future. Customers will also get a one-time free allotment of 10 gigabytes when the program starts next month.
Veteran journalist Jim Shamp sees upside and downside in the recently announced job cuts at GlaxoSmithKline. After all, he notes, cuts in the past as GSK evolved locally from Burrough Wellcome to Glaxo to Glaxo Wellcome and today have produced a harvest of new companies, new ideas, and products. "Yes, a shakeup like GSK's cutback announcement is shattering," he writes. "But these are smart, talented people who will get back on their feet and contribute greatly to North Carolina's life science future."
Investors and entrepreneurs on the lookout for the next big opportunity just could be considering the so-called "connected car market." As automakers strive to make motor vehicles smarter, apps makers and communications companies are linking up. But how big is the opportunity? According to research firm Allied Market Research, the market will be ...
The average number of advertised information technology jobs across North Carolina fell slightly in November from October. But look at the good news: The daily average is higher than in the same month each of the previous two years.
After experiencing unprecedented enrollment over the past several years, the computer science department at the University of North Carolina has been stretched to the limit, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.
The unfolding details about the devastating hacker attack at Sony is just one example of the increasing challenges companies face. Chief Information Security Officers tell IBM that they are "outgunned in the cyber war."
With more stories breaking almost every day about companies and websites getting hacked, how can you better secure your own privacy? We've got 10 tips from a social media executive - and some may surprise you.
If you caught one of the articles last week summarizing the American Underground's annual report of the state of startup as it exists within their universe, you likely got the notion that all is well for entrepreneurs here in the Triangle. If you actually read the report, a breezy, taut, and quite informative infographic covering everything from dollars raised to pizza consumed, you definitely felt better about where we're headed as a startup region. But is that the entire story? WRAL TechWire Insider columnist and entrepreneur Joe Procopio offers his own analysis exclusively for our subscribers.
NC Bankers eco forecast set; NY's new $50M VC fund; net gear firm going private; Google faces privacy fines
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: N.C. Bankers lineup set for annual economic forum on Jan. 5; New York launches $50 million venture capital fund; Riverbed Technology is going private; and Google faces fines over privacy in the Netherlands.