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May 24

Premium Lock More room to tweet; more ads at Google maps; Facebook news changes; apps TV future, says Apple

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.

May 24

Premium Lock New digital news competitor for RTP: Crain's

Crain's Crain's, the business publishing conglomerate, is expanding its digital footprint to the Triangle. The daily newsletter means more competition for tech, life science and other business news across RTP.

May 20

Premium Lock Tech links: 'Watson' at Moogest; free Cisco IoT training; AT&T connects cars; Red Hat bitcoin; Epic grants; China drug prices

High tech In today's tech Links roundup of news affecting Triangle companies: IBM's Watson at Moogfest; Cisco plans free IoT training online; AT&T links cars and data; Red Hat offers more details on its bitoin initiative; Epic Games awards $75,000 in grants; and China slashes prices for GSK, AstraZeneca drugs.

May 19

Premium Lock Bayer-Monsanto talks; Facebook meets conservatives; 117M hit in LinkedIn hack; Apple's India move

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Bayer and Monsanto are talking a deal; Facebook execs meet with conservatives to discuss alleged bias; LinkedIn confirms just how big a 2012 hack was; and Apple plans to open a development office in India.

May 18

Premium Lock Google going VR; GMO food safe; Alibaba CEO skips speech; Twitter dropping limit?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Google is expected to unveil virtual reality and artificial intelligence advances; a report declares genetically altered food as safe; Alibaba's CEO cancels speech to counterfeit group meeting; and has the time come for Twitter to drop its 140 character limit?

Updated May 17

Premium Lock Tech calendar: Big Top jobs fair, Moogfest, ag tech, State of the Triangle, capital in Wilmington

Social networking There's much more going on this week other than Moogfest, which is set for Durham over the weekend. Here's a look at other events, including the Big Top Reverse Job Fair, an agtech showcase, a startup event in Wilmington, and the State of the Triangle.

May 12

Premium Lock Nextdoor.com racial profiling; streaming suicide probe; SpaceX capsule returns; Google bans payday ads

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Nextdoor.com says it is tackling racial profiling; France is probing the streaming of a teen's suicide; a SpaceX capsule returns from space station; and Google bans payday lending ads.

Updated May 11

Premium Lock Google Demo Day loser? Hardly, says Mira CEO; $$$ coming

Marine Corps/war-on-terror vet Jonathan Frangakis knows what real pressure is. Life or death based on his decisions as an officer. So while prepping for and presenting at Google Demo Day was pressure filled, the CEO of startup Mira prepped well for the "pitch battlefield." He didn't win - or did he? There's much money still coming his way.

The Mira pitch The Mira pitch

May 11

Premium Lock Amazon video play; Disney shutting game unit; 1,284 new planets; judge denies passwords to police

Bulldog In today's Bullldog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon takes on YouTube; Disney cuts 300 jobs and shuts down gaming unit; NASA says the Milky Way is more crowded with planet discoveries; and a UK judge denies police access to a hacker's passwords.

May 10

Premium Lock Iowa regulates Uber, Lyft; Sprint woes hurt Softbank; Nokia's loss; streaming surges at Warner

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Iowa law cracks down on Uber, Lyft; Sprint's challenges weigh on Softbank; Nokia reports a loss; and Warner reports a surge in streaming vs. downloads.

Updated May 9

Premium Lock Triangle tech calendar: Brad Feld, Chris Sacca, Innovatours among highlights

Social networking Visits from tech entrepreneurs/investors Brad Feld and Chris Sacca as well as the third annual Innovatours event from Innovate Raleigh are among the many upcoming highlights on the Triangle region tech calendar.

May 6

Premium Lock Lenovo spells out details of $500M investment fund, 'incubator group'

Lenovo is disclosing details about its newly established $500 million investment fund. The global tech company also is launching a new incubation group that will help fund various Lenovo subsidiaries such as its SHAREit service and "smart" technology efforts.

Lenovo Lenovo

Updated May 6

Premium Lock SpaceX success; Tesla stock tumbles; Hall of Fame video games; bitcoin claim backtrack

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A successful SpaceX launch; Tesla shares drop after pledge to boost production; Space Invaders, Grand Theft Auto III make video game Hall of Fame; and the man who claimed to have invented bitcoin backtracks.

Updated May 5

Premium Lock NCTA conference features cognitive technologies + startup pitches

State of Technology NCTA's annual State of Technology Conference is Friday in Durham. A key point of emphasis this year is cognitive technologies. Plus, six startups will be pitching for potential investors.

May 5

Premium Lock Hulu expands service; Buffett a streaming hit; Tesla stepping up production; bitcoin founder debate

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Hulu is expanding its streaming lineup; Warren Buffett is a big hit on Yahoo video; Tesla to step up production; and the man claiming to be bitcoin's inventor expands his story.

May 3

Premium Lock Bitcoin founder mystery continues + A bitcoin primer

‚ÄčThe mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? Plus: A primer about the digital currency - how it works and more.

Bitcoin founder? Bitcoin founder?

Updated May 2

Premium Lock Joe Colopy's last Bronto roar: What's next for one of Triangle's best known entrepreneurs?

One last time ... Joe Colopy roars about his experiences at building Bronto into an email marketing powerhouse that he and co-founder Chaz Felix sold a year ago for $200 million to NetSuite. Why did he leave the company? What's next? Will he work with Chaz again?

Joe Colopy Joe Colopy

Updated May 2

Premium Lock Chaz Felix: Why he left Bronto, what's next, and will he work with Joe Colopy again?

The pioneering tag team of Chaz Felix and Joe Colopy which built Bronto into an email marketing powerhouse is no more. In an exclusive Q&A, Felix talks about his recent decision to leave Bronto, what may be next for him as an entrepreneur, lessons learned, advice for other entrepreneurs, and whether he will team up with Colopy again in the future.

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Updated May 2

Premium Lock Meet Carolyn Sparano, a Bronto vet, now its GM

While co-founders Joe Colopy and Chaz Felix have left Bronto, the Durham-based division of NetSuite still has a familiar face at the helm. Carolyn Sparano is the new general manager, being promoted after a decade with the company. In an exclusive Q&A, Sparano talks about the opportunities as well as the challenges she faces as a female executive. She also discusses lessons learned from co-founders Joe Colopy and Chaz Felix.

Bronto's Carolyn Sparano Bronto's Carolyn Sparano

Updated May 2

Premium Lock Bitcoin mystery solved? Australian claims to be inventor + Graphical view

An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. Plus, a graphical view of Bitcoin's history.

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