7:14 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Charlotte Angel Fund looking to raise $3M for startup funding

Charlotte Angel Fund is selling $3 million in a private equity offering as it seeks to raise more capital for investing in startups - but not necessarily just in the Queen City.

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6:45 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Services deliver 55th consecutive quarter of growth

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.

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6:35 a.m. Monday

Joe Procopio: It's a wrap on Teaching Startup concepts - a book is next

Joe Procopio Veteran entrepreneur, blogger and author Joe Procopio offers what he calls the "final post in the final series for startup foundation concepts." And a new book is forthcoming, he adds.

6:30 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

6:22 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

6:20 a.m. Monday

Let WTW hear from you - Send us news, 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.

6:15 a.m. Monday

Following WTW on social media for 2017: 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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6:09 a.m. Monday

Reading WTW on the go in 2017: 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 February 17

Guest opinion: Focusing on the promise of robotics

Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.

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February 17

CED Life Science presenter profile: VCA-Plus

WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The latest in the series is VCA-Plus from Raleigh.

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February 17

CED Life Science presenter profile: Induction Food Systems

WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The first in the series is Induction Food Systems from Asheville.

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February 17

Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create + Excerpts of his manifesto

​Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything. Now he wants to remake it, too, in a way that counters isolationism, promotes global connections and addresses social ills -- while also cementing Facebook's central role as a builder of online "community" for its nearly 2 billion users. Plus: Read excerpts from his 5,800 word manifesto.

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Updated February 17

Report: NC equity funding drops $400M in '16 yet reach grows

money image North Carolina entrepreneurial companies raised far less money in equity funding last year than in 2015, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. However, the state is drawing more investor interest from Silicon Valley and other locations.

February 17

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: PC biz improving but mobile, data center woes are a drag

Lenovo's latest earnings report showed a revenue rebound in its PC business in calendar 4Q16. However, the good news announced Thursday was overshadowed by the company's ongoing challenges in smartphone and data center markets, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

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February 17

Cree calls off $850M Wolfspeed sale, will get $12.5M fee

Wolfspeed  Cree on Thursday called off the $850 million sale of its Wolfspeed power business to Germany-based Infineon, citing the companies' inability to satisfy U.S. concerns about security.

Updated February 17

TechWire@15: Think 'cloud' is new? In 2002 a Durham startup (Porvio) helped coin the term

WRAL TechWire "Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.

Updated February 17

Premium Lock What's hot in crowdfunding? From AI to AgTech, top 10 plays and why

What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.


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