If you are among those who want to see crowdfunding brought to North Carolina to help finance startups then you had better step up your phone calls and emails to the state Senate. The NC JOBS Act isn't a top priority - and time is running out to get the bill passed.
In today's Bulldog wrapup blog of tech and life science news: IBM is cooking with Watson; Peak 10 deal update; NephroGenex launches drug trial; T-Mobile offers music service; and BlackBerry joins Amazon.
Red Hat's latest earnings report tops Wall Street analysts expectations in both revenue - by nearly $10 million - and earnings per share - 34 cents rather than 33 cents as projected. Shares immediately jumped nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading.
Wednesday's $95 million deal to buy Paris-based eNovance commits Red Hat even more deeply to OpenStack "cloud computing" solutions as its bet for the future. Two Red Hat executives spell out the reasoning for the deal in a WRAL TechWire Insider exclusive.
Red Hat is acquiring eNovance, a European-based provider of "cloud" computing services, the Raleigh-based company announced Wednesday. The two companies have worked together on cloud projects over the past year. Cloud computing is a growing priority for Red Hat, which also announces quarterly earnings today.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Bezos unveiled his latest device Wednesday - a smartphone designed to do much, much more than enable conversation and linked to the Internet.
Chris Heivly, co-founder of The Startup Factory and his partner Dave Neal are looking for startups to become part of its next "cohort" of companies. In a blog post, Heivly makes a TSF pitch other than listening to companies pitch to him.
Joan Siefert Rose has spent six years as president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, considered the oldest and largest entrepreneurial support organization in the country. In a blog post for ExitEvent, Rose takes a look at the state of startup financing. She likes what she sees.
The City of Raleigh and AT&T have signed an agreement to open the way for AT&T to build an ultrafast Internet network in Raleigh. The AT&T plan is part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative.