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Premium Lock Where to find WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 14 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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Premium Lock Contributions wanted: Send WTW your news - and your opinions

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.

Updated January 1

Premium Lock EMC, which has 1,400 employees in Triangle, plans layoffs

EMC has a data center in Durham Months ahead of its planned closure in a $67 billion takeover by Dell, data storage technology firm EMC is planning to make layoffs. The news came in a regulatory filing made Thursday. EMC has an estimated 1,400 employees at operations around the Triangle.

January 1

Premium Lock As AT&T drops 2-year contracts, here's how providers ending phone discounts will help customers

AT&T                   AT&T will no longer offer discounted phones with two-year contracts starting Jan. 8. Before you rush out to beat the deadline, consider that you might be better off paying full price for the phone. That's because phone companies also reduce the monthly bill for voice, text and data services when you buy your own phone or bring a used one. The AP explains.

Updated January 1

Premium Lock Review NC's top life science stories in 2015: The acquisitions

money sign Acquisitions were a huge part of the past year in life science across North Carolina. Here's a review of the big deals.

January 1

Premium Lock Report: Founder, CEO of drug firm Scioderm steps down

Robert Ryan Dr. Robert Ryan, founder and CEO of Durham-based drug firm, is stepping down just months after the company focused on rare diseases was sold in a deal that ultimately could be worth $1 billion.

January 1

Premium Lock Chimerix shows new life after big hedge fund investment

After a big drug trial failure and an 80 percent collapse of its stock on Monday, Durham-based drug firm Chimerix was basically written off by numerous analysts. But Chimerix is far from dead, especially after a big investment from Point72, a major Wall Street hedge fund.

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Updated January 1

Premium Lock Inside the new HPE: Discovering the new in the old HP

At the recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover event in London, executives laid out their vision for the new HP, built on the split of the tech giant into services and hardware. Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian liked what she saw and heard.

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January 1

Premium Lock Tech review: A look back, and a wish list for 2016

‚ÄčThis past year brought lots of new products, services and features -- including a few that even managed to improve everyday life. But there's plenty more for tech companies to do. Here's a wish list for 2016

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Updated December 31, 2015

Premium Lock NC nears 2nd best venture capital funding year; deal count surges, too

Venture Capital    With a number of unknown deals in the pipeline still expected to close today, North Carolina startups and emerging companies have a chance to produce the second best year ever for raising venture capital at more than $846 million. So what has created this "perfect storm" of a surge in deals and dollars?

Updated December 31, 2015

Premium Lock Reviewing NC's top life science stories in 2015: Awards, grants

DNA       Federal research grants and loans from the North Carolina Biotech Center helped fuel growth in the state's life science communities over 2015. Here's a review.

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