Posts tagged “Apple”

July 1, 2008

Premium Lock EA star leaves to start iPhone games company Ngmoco

 VentureBeat: ‘We are finally at the place where we can reinvent the experiences and the economics of the mobile games business,’ says former EA exec Neil Young. ‘The industry has been stagnant for a few years. I feel the iPhone is a real opportunity to change that industry.’

Updated June 30, 2008

Premium Lock How did Bill Gates get popular? It started with Xbox

Everybody has an opinion about whether Gates is a good guy or a bad guy. But there is no doubting that his image is a lot different these days.

Updated June 24, 2008

Premium Lock Triangle, Atlanta keep adding high-tech workers, new report says

AeA In ‘Cybercities’ overview, trade association AeA reports most metropolitan areas included in study expanded job base in 2006.

June 23, 2008

Premium Lock The real iPhone 3G rip-off: Text messages

iPhone A text message is data, and a very small amount of it. So why am I paying so much extra — let alone anything extra for it?

Tags: China, Apple
June 16, 2008

Premium Lock California firm is ready to spread the news for mobile users

Verve Wireless VentureBeat: Location-based services from Verve Wireless focus on local news

May 19, 2008

Premium Lock Wake Forest-led study finds new generation of drug-coated stent benefits heart patients

heart research UniversityTech: Study compares Abbott Vascular’s new generation drug-coated stent called Xience with the currently available first-generation Taxus stent made by Boston Science.

Updated April 14, 2008

Premium Lock ‘X’ This – More Thin Laptops Coming from Lenovo

Lenovo's thin X300. Tech Web sites report X300 ultra-thin, light laptop will soon be part of a family. The Morrisville-based PC maker will add three additional versions this fall, Gizmodo and others report.

Tags: Lenovo, Apple
Updated April 14, 2008

Premium Lock Read All About It – Creative Quartet Launches ‘Raleigh Quarterly’

RQ logo Web site, soon to be a magazine, wants to be ‘hub’ for writers, artists and musicians in Raleigh and across the Triangle. The message to Apple’s Steve Jobs: People still love to read.

Tags: Apple, NCSU
Updated April 11, 2008

Premium Lock IBM Researchers Report Memory Breakthrough

500,000 songs on an iPod? ‘Racetrack’ memory could enable half-million song iPods that lasts for weeks on one charge.

Tags: IBM, Apple
Updated April 4, 2008

Premium Lock Apple Picks Modality's Founder as 'Science Innovator'

Modality delkivers a chest image to an iPod. (Modality image) Mark Williams is one of 10 people tech giant honors for innovative technology. Modality delivers learning content to iPods, other devices.

Tags: Apple, Duke
April 2, 2008

Premium Lock Marketing Boo Boos: Avoid These Errors So You Don’t Boo Hoo

Most small business owners market and promote themselves haphazardly, going in a million directions and failing to create a targeted strategy.

Updated March 26, 2008

Premium Lock 'Why Work?': Wake Forest U. Series Seeks Answers To Balance of Work, Common Good

'Voices of Our Time' sessions will examine how modern professionals can commit to the common good and still achieve career goals.

March 14, 2008

Premium Lock Sixteen Startups from across Carolinas, Tennessee to Present at InnoVenture

InnoVenture Fifth annual venture, innovation conference set for March 25-26 in Greenville, S.C.

Updated March 13, 2008

Premium Lock Atlanta Firm Sues Apple, Saying It Violates Patents

ipod ZapMedia contends that iTunes store, iPod players violate two patents covering online media distribution. Patents were awarded in 2006, 2008.

Tags: Apple
Updated March 8, 2008

Premium Lock Lenovo ‘Well Positioned’ to Become Global PC Player, Analyst Says

Lenovo bids to be global player. In new report, Technology Business Research concludes PC maker has successfully absorbed IBM division and customers while preparing for global consumer market drive.

Updated February 29, 2008

Premium Lock InnoVenture Picks 16 Companies to Present at Venture, Technology Conference

Innoventure Fifth annual two-day event focusing on innovation is set for March 25-26 in Greenville, S.C.

Updated February 27, 2008

Premium Lock Southeast Venture Conference Draws Investors Representing $50B

 Second annual event set for Wednesday, Thursday in Tysons Corner. Wide range of companies to present in search for cash.

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