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Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Promising new products, technology can't hide current problems

Analysis: Prolonged revenue and profit declines in Lenovo's PC segment weigh on the company's long-term ambitions. Plus there are continuing challenges in its data center and smartphone businesses nearly two years after the acquisition of IBM's x86 server group and Google's Motorola Mobility. The tech giant is promising a wave of new products, but right now there are many issues to be addressed.

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56 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug. 8-14 (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 8. part two

4:57 a.m. yesterday

Don't miss these 53 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug.15-21 (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 15. part two

4:53 a.m. yesterday

Don't miss these 53 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug. 15-21 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 15, part one of two.

4:51 a.m. yesterday

WTW's social media connections: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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4:50 a.m. yesterday

WTW wants your input: Send us your news - and views

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

4:48 a.m. yesterday

Hot to get WTW-on-the-go: Use our mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps

WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.

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Updated August 19

CED Tech Venture profile: Med device startup Promaxo

Promaxo Promaxo, a medical device startup focusing on prostate cancer disease management, is among the 90-plus companies presenting at the CED Tech Venture Conference. So what's the Promaxo story?

Updated August 19

CED Tech Venture profile: SC startup PermitZone

PermitZone Myrtle Beach startup PermitZone will showcase its permitting technology at the CED Tech Venture Conference. Here's a profile of the company.

August 19

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Growing services revenue a bright spot in pivot to software

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Cisco this week announced plans to cut 5,500 jobs as the networking giant continues to pivot from its traditional networking hardware reliance to software and services. Those revenues have grown for 53 consecutive quarters. Technology Business Research analyst Elitsa Bakalova takes a look at what's happening.

Updated August 19

CED Tech Venture profile: Nicotrax, which aims to reduce smoking (+ video)

Nicotrax is a year-old startup that's already raised funding and executed a pivot in strategy. Gearing up for a presentation at the CED Tech Venture conference, CEO Kyle Linton talks about what's happening with the new strategy and funding.

Updated August 19

RTP Foundation expanding Frontier business space

The Research Triangle Park Foundation is expanding the availability of office space - from startups to established businesses - at The Frontier building (and soon to be more) in RTP. Plus: Get a breakdown on space availability.

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August 19

Guest opinion: Which economic plan will boost the economy?

Mike Walden Analysis: Now, just as in 1960 and almost every election since, today's presidential contest focuses on the economy. One of the big economic issues is relatively slow growth. Which candidate offers the best plan? Each of us has about two months to decide which best fits reality! Here's an overview of both plans.

August 19

Premium Lock Greensboro, Winston-Salem crack top 10 for lowest startup costs

Greensboro rises to No. 3 from No. 8 and Winston-Salem cracks the top 10 in a new survey ranking cities for lowest startup costs.

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Updated August 19

Generation app gap: Millennials' tech embrace dwarfs boomers, Xers

Baby boomers and Generation Xers don't even come close to the collective embrace of technology by millennials, a new survey shows. While the older folks aren't exactly Luddites, millennials are more ready for a brave new world of apps, streaming, and the shared economy.

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Updated August 19

How entrepreneurs and innovation give Shaw University a boost

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Shaw University partners with American Underground, Capitol Broadcasting to innovate in higher education.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock GSK is No. 1 on Fortune 'Change the World' list; Novozymes 9th, IBM 47th

Fortune GlaxoSmithKline takes home the honor as the top business on Fortune's annual "Change the World" list. Two other tech/biotech companies with a big North Carolina presence also are recognized: Novozymes and IBM.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Youth Digital, Windsor Circle, Smashing Boxes, Tergus lead RTP firms in Inc 5000

Inc. 5000  With a growth rate of more than 3600 percent over the past three years, education startup Youth Digital leads several Triangle firms that crack the latest Inc 5000 fastest growing private company list. Tergus Pharma, Windsor Circle and Smashing Boxes also are among the leaders. PLANIT Group, a Charlotte firm, ranks No. 1 in the state. Wilmington's nCino is 5th.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock 'Rethinking transportation:' Uber CEO makes case for autonomous vehicles

In a blog post announcing Uber's latest acquisition (Otto), a plan to utilize autonomous cars in Pittsburgh and a partnership with Volvo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick makes his argument about the benefits of robotic vehicles. Working with Durham's TransLoc and GoTriangle fits his strategy.

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