Posts tagged “E-commerce”

October 21

Macs cheaper than PCs, DDoS attacks, and do people want self-driving cars?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: DDOS attacks such as those affecting sites Friday are "vicious" says Channel Advisor founder Scot Wingo; IBM says Macs are cheaper than PCs; and do drivers really want autonomous cars?

October 5

Lulu to back NCSU's Lulu eGames another five years

Lulu Lulu, the global self-publishing firm headquartered in Raleigh, will fund the Lulu eGames startup competition at N.C. State for another five years.

October 3

Premium Lock Accenture doubles down on cybersecurity to drive growth + Video

Accenture is expanding its cybersecurity and retail capabilities to build digital trust and capture opportunities across the customer life cycle, says Technology Business Research Analyst Bozhidar Hristov. Plus: Watch a video about Accenture's firs cloud application solutions for Salesforce.

Updated September 30

Long-time CEO Stephen Wiehe exits SciQuest; new exec takes over

Eprocurement services firm SciQuest, which was acquired for some $500 million earlier this year, has a new CEO. Long-time leader Stephen Wiehe has left the firm and has been replaced by business veteran Robert Bonavito.

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Updated September 26

WRAL mobile health event focus: Growing importance of mData to your health

Future of Mobile Health event Axial Exchange CEO Joanne Rohde is delivering the keynote at WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event on Tuesday about mobile health - and she's going to be providing a load of statistics that point to the increasing importance of mHealth to consumers as well as businesses and healthcare providers. In fact, several RTP mHealth leaders also are part of the program. You don't want to miss this event.

Updated September 24

Premium Lock CED Tech Venture profile: Vital Plan, helping consumers become proactive about health

The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan is a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. Through its ecommerce platform, Vital Plan strives to help consumers become more proactive about their health, the inspiration coming from it's founder's own struggles with Lyme disease.

September 21

Premium Lock Natural health, wellness startup Vital Plan raises $800,000

The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan, a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. has raised $800,000 in financing.

Updated September 19

Premium Lock Inside Oracle's world: As annual conference begins, a look at tech giant's strategic position

Oracle Analysis: Oracle World, its annual conference, is underway with the tech giant's recent moves into cloud and the acquisition of NetSuite boosting prospects for growth while software licensing declines, says Technology Business Research analyst Meaghan McGrath.

September 14

Premium Lock Charlotte startup Payzer raises $4M in venture funding

Charlotte-based Payzer, ( which sells a mobile payment platform to businesses and individuals, has closed a $4 million B round of financing.

Updated September 14

Premium Lock IBM exec: Blockchain could change biz just like Internet did (+ video)

Ready for another Internet revolution? Blockchain, the cryptocurrency technology made famous by bitcoin, could transform business just as the net did, says the IBM executive heading Big Blue's efforts. The RTP-based executive talked Blockchain at the CED Tech Venture Conference on Tuesday. (Plus: Watch a video primer.)

Updated September 12

Premium Lock CED Tech Venture profile (No. 50): Envested, a social platform for giving back

Envested aims to help people find a "better way" to give locally by helping match them with causes and tracking what their giving helps create. The Durham-based startup is among the presenting companies at CED Tech Venture.

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