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Fresh from closing on a new round of $4.1 million in venture funding, Windsor Circle CEO explains what he plans to do with the funding.
Windsor Circle, the Durham startup whose CEO loves to wear green pants as a marketing ploy, has plenty more "green" around. The company has raised new venture funding, according to a securities filing.
Amazon takes on Netflix; drones threaten aircraft; backing for Burr encryption bill; Google library prevails
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Amazon is going head-to-head with Netflix and Hulu; drone threat to jetliners grows; law support for Burr's encryption bill; and Google's library effort prevails at Supreme Court.
Six startups from across North Carolina will be featured at the upcoming NCTA State of Technology conference. Plus, three events from NC RIoT highlight upcoming events on the region's tech calendar. And don't forget WRAL TechWire's "Full Steam Ahead Awards" party.
Individuals are growing increasingly concerned about how their personal data is being handled by both governments and private companies, a new global survey finds. And 83 percent of the nearly 24,000 people surveyed across 24 countries want new rules to govern the use of data.
Only 21 percent of consumers say marketing messages they receive are "usually relevant." How can your company improve that percentage? Silverpop, an email marketing firm owned by IBM, has just published a new whitepaper offering potential trends for 2016. Here they are.
Analysis: Ad Age's recent Digital Conference brought together thought leaders to discuss the state of advertising, and Technology Business Research Analyst concludes: "A digital, consumer-centric world requires an updated advertising business model."
Are women-only car services legal?; Uber adds motorbikes; Amazon's new e-reader; electric car startup's $1B plant
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Do new car-services for women discriminate?; Uber adds motorbike taxis in Indonesia and also launches service in Argentina; Amazon unveils a smaller but more expensive Kindle; and electric car firm Faraday breaks ground on $1 billion production plant.
In coming months, users of Facebook's Messenger app, Microsoft's Skype and Canada's Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses. These messaging "chatbots" are basically software that can conduct human-like conversation and do simple jobs once reserved for people. Google and other companies are reportedly working on similar ideas.
Will Sendall, a former executive at Bronto and Red Hat, is the new chief financial officer at fast-growing Zift Solutions. The hire is part of Zift's continuing growth strategy, says its CEO.
Twitter turns troubled 10; SCOTUS to hear Apple-Samsung case; Google boots Cuba Internet; FDA OKs anthrax drug; PayPal's 400 NC jobs
In this afternoon's tech and life science news roundup: Twitter searches for answers to growth as it turns 10; the Supreme Court will hear the Apple-Samsung patent fight; Google boosting Internet in Cuba; the FDA approves an anthrax drug; and PayPal is coming to Charlotte.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A human Go champ records first win vs. computer; Capital One to let users pay via Amazon's Echo; a 15-year-old wins drone Grand Prix; and GM buys a software startup focused on autonomous cars.
State Treasurer Janet Cowell, who is not running for reelection, is joining the board of directors at Triangle-based ChannelAdvisor. She will receive a $50,000 annual retainer and $150,000 in stock options from the e-commerce services provider.
Vern Davenport "recently announced his departure" after just over a year on the job, Medfusion disclosed in an announcement Friday. The news came in an announcement of the Cary company's promoting a vice president to the CEO role.
Hospital pays in ransomware hit; Yahoo CEO reassures developers; 2 Twitter execs buy shares; Apple Pay in China
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A hospital pays hackers in ransomware case; Yahoo's CEO seeks to reassure mobile developers about the company; two Twitter executives buy shares; and Apple Pay launches in China.
ZVerse is one of several startups that drew enough interest from ChannelAdvisor co-founder and chairman Scot Wingo for him to write a check. On Wednesday, the 2D-to-3D conversion technology startup announced what he describes as a "huge win" - a reseller agreement with Konica Minolta. But Wingo says developing a VC "unicorn" isn't the vision. So what is?