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AT&T and communications industry trade groups are asking the FCC to "stay" some of its recent decision to regulate Internet services. The "stay" request does not ask for a delay of fast lanes or throttling. But the providers are seeking relief from some of the ruling. Friday's request follows a lawsuit filed in April.
Lenovo is celebrating today the 10th anniversary of the deal through which it acquired IBM's Triangle-based PC business. In a blog, Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing recalls highlights of the past decade and looks to the future.
SciQuest Chair and CEO Stephen Wiehe tells Wall Street analysts that the e-procurement and related services company is on the prowl for acquisitions. But what are the opportunities? Are there good buys? Plus: SciQuest hires its first chief marketing officer.
Analysis: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, unveiled the company's newest product, Powerwall, on Thursday night at a gala kickoff event. But the big batteries for homes carry risks for the company, says Monica Giulietti, of London's Warwick Business School.
Brian Handly, the veteran entrepreneur and CEO of recently renamed Reveal in Raleigh, will be making an in-person pitch to AOL founder Steve Case next week in Raleigh. Handly hopes to land $100,000 for the former StepLeader after its pivot in a new direction. Why make the pitch? Plus, Handly discusses more details about the pivot, financing and his team in the second part of WTW's Insider Q&A.
One of the biggest changes outlined in the report by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance is that 1,800 housing units downtown will be completed this year. Developers say that's going to change the face of the city.
Moody's upgrades Quintiles; Tesla's home battery; Apple App Analytics; LinkedIn tumbles; Windows 10 open for Apple, Android apps
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science related news: The financial service Moody's upgrades Quintiles after Q moves to refinance debt; Tesla's new home battery product is unveiled; Apple is testing App Analytics; LinkedIn shares tumble; and Microsoft opens up new Windows to Apple, Android apps.
A new company (Reveal) built around the remains of an old (StepLeader) will be pitching AOL Founder Steve Case for a possible $100,000 investment next week. WRAL TechWire discusses the "pivot" that turned StepLeader into a new company with a new mission, $1 million in new funding - and it's looking for more.
Lenovo is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its IBM PC business sale this week across the Triangle. The company once known as Legend when launched in China has turned that deal into the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer. But reports also show that Lenovo can celebrate growth in two other markets: Tablets and smartphones.
The IBM-Apple-Japan Post program will provide iPads with apps designed to help seniors manage day-to-day lives and keep in touch with family members. IBM will provide cloud services and help create apps to improve seniors' quality of life.
InformationWeek's annual "Elite 100" corporate list for innovative technology includes several located in or have big operations around the Triangle as well as the City of Asheville.
So a WRAL TechWire follower on Facebook blasts us for coverage of Uber news this week that it has hired thousands of drivers and is looking to hire many more. Well, here's a response: Read WTW in depth before making unfounded claims of bias.
Readers' comments to WRAL TechWire's report about Uber's growing success and hiring in North Carolina certainly ignited debate on both sides of the "shared economy" debate. Here's what they had to say.