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Posts tagged “E-commerce”

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Patheon's buy; TheSims studio shutting; Etsy eyes IPO; iPhones surge in China; Uber's mapping buy

Bulldog 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.

February 25

Shoeboxed moves HQ to American Underground @ Main

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.

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Updated February 24

Premium Lock SAS creates new division focusing on risk research, is hiring

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.

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February 24

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.

February 24

Premium Lock Wilmington's 'cloud' banking startup nCino raises $29M

A graphic highlights nCino technology nCino, a fast-growing startup focusing on cloud-based financial services, has another $29 million in the bank after closing on a "B" round of financing. Our Insiders get the details.

February 24

MaxPoint aims to raise $93M in going public

MaxPoint 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.

February 23

Superfish: We're not to blame for security problem in Lenovo laptops

Superfish logo ‚ÄčA 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.

February 19

Premium Lock InvestiQuant, a Raleigh startup focused on Wall Street research, acquires NY firm

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.

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February 18

IBM's Watson in dino toys; Windsor Circle hiring; AT&T-Alltel deal closes; Lenovo's 'flash' sale streak; BlackBerry sues Seacrist

Another "flash" sellout for Lenovo 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.

February 17

Premium Lock Why you may not want to invest in MaxPoint Interactive

MaxPoint 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.

February 16

Premium Lock Anthem hack fallout: Look for healthcare security spending spike

Hackers   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.

February 16

Premium Lock Expert: 'Stealth attack' is key to $1B in bank thefts

e-banking A new report about $1 billion in online thefts from banks is a model of new 21st century cyber hacks in the form of small amounts stolen through "stealth" attacks, says a British banking expert.

Updated February 13

Uber rolls out stylish service in Triangle: UberSelect

UberSelect rates 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.

Updated February 13

With $2.25M more in funding, WedPics eyes acquisitions

WedPics' growing number of services 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.

Updated January 28

Premium Lock Apple's blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds Jet; AT&T revenue up 4%; BDSI to relaunch pain drug; Snapchat's media deal

Bulldog Bulletin 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.

Updated January 20

Premium Lock Cary's TrialCard lands investment from Colorado private equity firm

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.

Updated January 19

Premium Lock Long tail search terms (3 or more keyword phrases) dominating web queries

Internet     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.

January 16

Premium Lock Durham startup CEO on VC funding surge: 'I love it'

Windsor Circle's Matt Williamson is all smiles 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.

Updated January 14

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor shares plunge 54%; analyst calls stock a 'black hole'

ecommerce         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."

Updated January 13

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor plunges 50% after reporting it will miss revenue forecast

ecommerce         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.

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