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Baby boomers and Generation Xers don't even come close to the collective embrace of technology by millennials, a new survey shows. While the older folks aren't exactly Luddites, millennials are more ready for a brave new world of apps, streaming, and the shared economy.
Calendar highlights: Innovate Raleigh 'greater good' summit; Robbie Allen at Startup Grind; Wilmington startups
Upcoming regional tech calendar highlights include: Innovate Raleigh's annual conference this year focuses on "placemaking, sustainability and transportation," and Automated Insights CEO Robbie Allen appears at Startup Grind. Plus, NEW in Wilmington is hosting a military-focused startup event.
Cary fintech startup Divvy Investments to make its case to investors at 2016 CED Tech Venture Conference. Here's a profile of the Nick Bradfield-led startup, the first to be published as part of a partnership between the Council for Entrepreneurial Development and WRAL TechWire.
Lucerno Dynamics, a Morrisville startup, is developing a very successful track record when it comes to financing: An NC IDEA grant winner, support from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and now outside capital.
Instead of yelling "Taxi! Taxi!" or sending a text for a ride on demand, Uber is now offering customers a pre-scheduled booking service in the Triangle.
In a blog post, Spoonflower's own "skunkworks" team talks about the Durham startup's venture into do-it-yourself design home decor through the Roostery.
Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Plus: Take a graphical view of the financial battle between Wal-Mart and Amazon. And: Meet Jet.com's CEO.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Scientists have created a part-animal, part-machine stingray; scientists didn't find "God particle;" Hulu drops its free video feed; and Iran has banned Pokemon Go.
Venture capital research firm CB Insights lists Raleigh startup WedPics among entrepreneurial, venture-backed firms that are disrupting the wedding industry. It's just another sign of growth for the photography-focused firm.
Financial technology, better known as fintech, startups account for 10 percent of the some 90 companies chosen to present at the upcoming Council for Entrepreneurial Development's annual venture conference. Why so many? A new report cites the plunging costs and advances of artificial intelligence as key drivers.
Amazon jet fleet; Facebook vs. 'clickbait;' Apple 'bug bounties;' private moon flight; Dish w/o ESPN
In today's Bull dog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon unveils its Prime delivery fleet of jet aircraft; Facebook tries again to tackle "clickbait;" Apple offers "bug bounties" to people reporting bugs; a private company wins OK for moon flight; and Dish offers a non-ESPN option.
Thousands of hackers and other cybersecurity professionals converged on Las Vegas this week for the annual Black Hat conference. Among the interesting topics: Can smart bulbs and smart lighting systems be hacked?
Raleigh-based FilterEasy, a startup founded by two North Carolina State University students has raised an equity round of more than $4.2 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company sells an online A/C filter subscription service that helps users replace filters on time.
- Fees grow faster than nest egg in NC employees' pension fund
- Raleigh nonprofit hopes 'pay what you want' pop-ups can help people get healthy meals
- Consumer Reports: Don't take out student loans you can't afford
- Cree (again) recalls LED lamps that get too hot
- NCSU scientists find iPhone, iPad security holes