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Updated 11:16 a.m. yesterday

Windsor Circle's CEO on pivot, layoffs: 'Buck stops with me'

When news broke that Windsor Circle, one of the Triangle's best-known emerging entrepreneurial companies, had laid off nearly half its staff, CEO and co-founder Matt Williamson didn't duck media questions. "Buck stops with me," he says. Some senior staff also were reduced to consulting roles, but Williamson insists the company;s culture hasn't been damaged.

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7:15 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside the Windsor Circle pivot: Why the change, why the layoffs?

Windsor Circle co-founder and CEO Matt Williamson explains why the company is changing its focus to larger customers - and why the move meant the layoffs affecting nearly half the firm's staff.

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9:49 a.m. Wednesday

MaxPoint CEO receives 68% increase in compensation in 2016

MaxPoint ‚ÄčThe chief executive officer of marketing technology firm MaxPoint Interactive saw a 68 percent increase in pay last year, according to the company's proxy statement filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Updated 6:52 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Analysts: Oracle, Salesforce, Workday flexing growth muscles

Bullish     The bulls are running for three tech giants: Oracle, due to its cloud business growth, Salesforce, thanks to numerous big deals, and Workday, with sales growing to Fortune 500 clients, are all on a roll, say analysts at Technology Business Research.

March 6

Premium Lock Tech trends: Digital marketing services (DMS) stay hot; automation benefits yet to scale

High tech What's the latest in digital marketing services and automation? As part of the transition to digital marketing, brand health remains a top buyer concern, and buyers demand faster, measurable ROI. From a global delivery perspective, the hype, the hope and the fear surrounding automation continue to raise questions about the future of IT service delivery, says Technology Business Research.

Updated March 1

Inside huge Amazon Internet failure: 'The cloud is dangerous'

Amazon  Amazon Web Services, by far the world's largest provider of internet-based computing services, suffered an unspecified breakdown in its eastern U.S. region starting about midday Tuesday. The result: unprecedented and widespread performance problems for thousands of websites and apps.

February 27

Premium Lock Previewing Mobile World Congress 'biggest gadget and services extravaganza' to date (+ video)

Mobile World Congress opening Monday in Barcelona is Mobile World Congress is guaranteed to be the biggest gadget and services extravaganza in the event's more than 20-year history, writes John Strand of Strand Consult, a global consulting firm in the U.K. Here's his preview. Plus, watch a video preview.

February 24

Earnings: CommScope, LendingTree beat Street

Earnings    Good news for investors in CommScope and LendingTree: Their latest earnings beat Wall Street estimates earlier this week.

February 23

ChannelAdvisor co-founder Wingo sells $1 million worth in company stock

Scot Wingo speaks out  The executive chairman of Morrisville-based ChannelAdvisor Corp. sold $1 million worth of company stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing

February 16

Premium Lock Snap values itself at up to $22B ahead of IPO

Snapchat The parent company of the social network Snapchat is valuing itself at up to $22 billion as it prepares for the tech industry's biggest initial public offering in years.

Updated February 16

Premium Lock SciQuest relaunches as Jagger, going to 'next level'

The new SciQuest relaunch logo SciQuest, Inc., an eProcurement spend solutions company, has been formally relaunched as Jagger, producers of a comprehensive source to pay (S2P) solutions suite, in the latest transformation for the Morrisville-based company.

February 15

Premium Lock Yahoo issues new warning of potential email account breach

Yahoo!  Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago.

February 15

Premium Lock NCSU researchers help create system making it harder to track bitcoin transactions

Bitcoins      Researchers from North Carolina State University, Boston University and George Mason University have developed a Bitcoin-compatible system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.

February 10

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor co-founder, CTO, retires

ChannelAdvisor ChannelAdvisor co-founder and CTO Aris Buinevicius, has retired, the company said after markets closed Thursday. The company also named a new chief revenue officer. The company reported revenue that just missed analysts estimates.

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