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In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The search resumes for the "God particle" at CERN; the FDA approves a Parkinson's disease drug; Marissa Mayer gets $55 million severance package if ousted; and billionaire Carl Icahn sells his stake in Apple.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple unveils medical apps for iPhones; Sanofi badly wants to buy a San Francisco pharmaceutical firm; Comcast is buying DreamWorks; and the FTC wins court case over in-apps purchases made by children through Amazon.
A reorganization and job cuts in its smartphone business are apparently not producing quick dividends for Lenovo. The latest statistics from research firm IDC show that Lenovo has fallen out of the top five among global manufacturers.
Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.
Apps in, box out at Comcast; Virgin Galactic exercises; Chinese electric buses in US; Apple earnings delay
In today's wrapup of science and technology news: Comcast plans to use apps rather than cable boxes; Virgin Galactic back at Spaceport USA; Chinese firm finds success with electric buses in U.S.; and Apple delays its earnings for a funeral.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FBI wants direct tech industry support with encryption; a blood testing firm is under investigation; Insomniac to launch VR games; and a mentor to Steve Job dies.
North Carolina Senator Richard Burr along with California's Dianne Feinstein unveiled proposed legislation that would require companies to help the government break encryption on devices, but it already has generated opposition from Silicon Valley and privacy groups.
The debate over North Carolina's controversial HB2 includes businesses from large to small whose CEOs are protesting its passage through public statements to delaying economic development and moving events elsewhere. And new research from Duke University finds that companies can benefit financially by being activists on issues such as gender equality as well as the environment.
Lenovo employees are gathering in Raleigh this week for the spring kickoff by the world's No. 1 PC seller. But there's not much joy for Lenovo or its competitors based on the latest PC sales statistics. Global shipments crashed in the first quarter. About the only bright spots for Lenovo were: Increase sales in the U.S. and a bigger global market share year-over-year.
$10M Uber driver settlement; FBI mulls sharing iPhone hack info; Tesla orders keep soaring; Google picks Phoenix for car tests
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber settles driver background-check case for at least $10M; orders for lower-price Tesla reach 325,000; FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple; and Google to test self-driving cars in Phoenix area.
Drones nearer commercial use; FCC won't probe Netflix; Apple hurt by FBI scrap?; solar firms target NY
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The FAA moves closer to approving drones for commercial deliveries; the FCC won't investigated Netflix for throttling video; its dispute with the FBI could hurt Apple's brand; and solar developers eye New York.
Tech powerhouses such as Google, Apple and IBM expressed their opposition to North Carolina's HB2 quickly and forcefully, but as a Triangle entrepreneur put it, "discrimination like this hurts businesses of all sizes."
A letter from more than 80 leading CEOs and business leaders-many from technology companies - calls on Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal the radical provisions in House Bill 2 that was rammed through the legislature last week. Signers include top execs from Facebook, Airbnb, Apple, Salesforce, Lyft, Dropbox,Tumblr,Linkedin, and other tech firms.
Analysis: How far can government go in exploring an individual's data in the name of safety? The FBI's disclosure that it had found a way to crack a terrorist's iPhone without the help of data raises serious questions about the security and privacy of our personal data, says an expert on technology and cyber security. Plus: See a Graphiq view of the debate.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Are hackers helping the FBI crack that terrorist's Apple iPhone?; Microsoft's 'bot' axed after learning a bit too much; Oculus VR headset nears launch; and Yahoo's shareholder rebellion becomes a mutiny against Marissa Mayer.
RTP headlines: LexisNexis adding 150 jobs; Apple fights Valencell; startup Luxury Shoe Club kicks off
In today's wrapup of Triangle headlines: LexisNexis is adding jobs at its offices in Raleigh; Apple files a counterclaim against Valencell in patent dispute; and startup Luxury Shoe Club prepares for kickoff.
Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.