Posts tagged “E-commerce”
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Durham-based Patheon makes a buy; the studio responsible for The Sims is shutting down; Etsy eyes an IPO; iPhones surge in popularity in China; and a look at Uber's mapping deal.
Shoeboxed, a fast-growing startup in Durham focused on expense management and receipt tracking, is moving its headquarters this week to the American Underground @ Main.
SAS is putting together a new group to focus on helping clients deal with financial risks, and the world's largest privately held software firm has promoted a recently hired banking executive to lead the new group.
Bronto's upbeat update; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles' new exec; YouTube for Kids half-baked?; Comcast earnings
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Bronto's CEO offers a 2014 review via YouTube; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles adds a new exec; VentureBeat writer criticizes new YouTube for Kids; and Comcast income rises.
MaxPoint Interactive, which is aiming to be the next Triangle firm to go public, is looking to raise more than $93 million with an offering of some 7.5 million shares. It's looking for shares to price at between $10.50 and $12.50 per share.
A little-known Silicon Valley startup caught in a firestorm of criticism last week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information is defending itself.
InvestiQuant, which recently changed its name from Master the Gap and is led by the original founder of SciQuest, has acquired another market research firm. It's also raised another $1.5 million in funding.
IBM's Watson in dino toys; Windsor Circle hiring; AT&T-Alltel deal closes; Lenovo's 'flash' sale streak; BlackBerry sues Seacrist
In today's Bulldog wrapup: IBM's "Watson" to speak in dinosaur toys; Durham-based startup Windsor Circle is hiring and looking for interns; AT&T-Alltel deal in N.C. closes; another "flash" sale sellout for Lenovo; and BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrist again.
MaxPoint Interactive, which is aiming to be the next Triangle firm to go public with the aim of raising $75 million through at IPO, may not be the best bet for your investment dollars. Read what MaxPoint has to say in its latest SEC filing.
Healthcare and insurance companies will increase security spending in the first half of this year. So predicts Technology Business Research, forecasting a major impact from the data breach at Anthem on the security industry. Analyst Jane Wright offers an in-depth review of what's likely to happen.
Uber, the ride-sharing service that is growing worldwide and in the Triangle despite legal and regulatory issues, is rolling out a new, high-end service. Titled UberSelect, the offer includes rides in BMWs, Lexus models, and more.
How hot is WedPics? Its second round of institutional funding ended up being oversubscribed to the tune of $6.5 million with another $2.25 million in equity and debt being disclosed this week. WedPics CEO Justin Miller is considering making an acquisition to further grow the photo app startup.
Apple's blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds Jet; AT&T revenue up 4%; BDSI to relaunch pain drug; Snapchat's media deal
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple reports a blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds new service; AT&T grows revenue but books $4B loss; BDSI to relaunch pain treatment; Sanpchat to show media news.
TrialCard, a Cary firm that provides a variety of payment, prescription and other healthcare-related access services and processes more than $1 billion in patient benefits a year, has landed an investment from private equity firm Excellere Partners. Plus: Insiders can access one of the first WRAL TechWire stories ever published in 2002. It was about TrialCard.
The world of Internet searching is changing quickly. Here's an example: Google, organic search, better way, evolving online behavior, point-of-purchase, focus, target marketing, customer needs, lower costs, winning (at Three Ships, we practice what we preach). So what's trending in search? Three Ships Media's Lauren Prosser offers her analysis.
The latest venture capital statistics out this week in three major reports include good news for startups in North Carolina, especially in the Triangle where most of the deals were made as usual in 2014. WRAL TechWire reached out to some of the players on both sides of the game to gauge their reaction. Startup CEO Matt Williamson of Windsor Circle, which raised more than $5 million, is excited by the news. He goes one-on-one with The Skinny.
Wall Street investors abandoned ChannelAdvisor shares in droves Tuesday after the Morrisville-based company announced it would miss earnings estimates. Several analysts cut ratings on the stock, which fell some 54 percent. Meanwhile, at least three law firms announce investigations. Jim Cramer of TheStreet.com and CNBC called the stock a "black hole."
ChannelAdvisor warns investors it will miss its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter, and the news triggers a huge sellout in the ecommerce service provider's stock. CEO Scot Wingo blames shift in business to large customers who receive discounts.
- SAS cracks Best Companies to Work for List again but falls 2 spots
- McDonald's chicken gets new standard: No human antibiotics
- WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea
- Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use
- Airlines are at it again, changing frequent-flier programs