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(CIX: WRAL30)  1,188.15  down arrow-1.6  (-0.13 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Apple)  126.76  down arrow-1.78  (-1.39 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: QUINTILES)  65.98  up arrow+1.05  (1.62 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  96.15  up arrow+0.72  (0.75 %)  Updated: 02:54 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  10.36  down arrow-0.13  (-1.24 %)  Updated: 02:55 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  14.99  down arrow-0.17  (-1.12 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  33.38  up arrow+0.71  (2.17 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  29.34  up arrow+0.01  (0.03 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Cree)  38.90  down arrow-0.09  (-0.23 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.82  down arrow-0.03  (-3.54 %)  Updated: 02:48 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  28.05  down arrow-0.16  (-0.55 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.37  down arrow-0.04  (-1.17 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: FB)  81.44  up arrow+0.54  (0.67 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  47.59  down arrow-0.23  (-0.48 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  575.91  up arrow+2.54  (0.44 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: IBM)  161.26  up arrow+1.84  (1.15 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: LH)  123.26  down arrow-0.64  (-0.52 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  30.99  up arrow+0.3  (0.98 %)  Updated: 02:55 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: MRK)  57.99  up arrow+0.11  (0.19 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  43.14  up arrow+0.08  (0.19 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  38.49  up arrow+0.69  (1.81 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  98.99  down arrow-0.05  (-0.05 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  46.90  down arrow-0.32  (-0.68 %)  Updated: 02:54 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  34.50  down arrow-0.14  (-0.4 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  7.28  up arrow+0.04  (0.55 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  67.81  up arrow+0.62  (0.92 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  10.97  up arrow+0.13  (1.2 %)  Updated: 02:57 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: Salix)  157.50  up arrow+0.37  (0.24 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015
(NQ: SQI)  17.19  up arrow+0.03  (0.17 %)  Updated: 02:56 PM EST, Mar 05 2015

Posts tagged “E-commerce”

January 8

Premium Lock Apple's App Store sets records to kick off New Year

Apple        Apple said Thursday that its App Store customers set a record for billings by spending nearly half a billion dollars on apps and in-app purchases during January's first week. It said New Year's Day was also the single biggest day ever in App Store sales history. Plus, here's the list of the latest hot sellers.

Updated January 8

Premium Lock Red Ventures raises $250M from Silicon Valley investor, is hiring

With some 35 current job openings in Charlotte and near-by Rock Hill, South Carolina-based Red Ventures lands $250 million in new investment from Silver Lake Partners.

Red Ventures Red Ventures

Updated January 8

Premium Lock Scot Wingo finds another way to boost a startup: He joins board at 3D firm

Scot Wingo not only runs ChannelAdvisor, which he took public, but also actively invests in startups. He hopes to help other entrepreneurs succeed as he has. But his latest move means offering even more formal advice . Wingo is the latest board member at South Carolina-based ZVerse.

3D sample from ZVerse: A Fighting Gamecock 3D sample from ZVerse: A Fighting Gamecock

January 6

Premium Lock Raleigh residents discuss balancing 'sharing economy' with neighborhoods

Raleigh residents turned out Monday night to talk the "sharing economy." Airbnb is one of many apps that is fueling a "sharing economy," where services are offered by individuals for individuals. Uber, the popular taxi app that has had its share of controversy, is an example of such an app.

Airbnb's webpage Airbnb's webpage

Updated January 6

Premium Lock Speaking out via Twitter: Lively AirBNB, 'sharing economy' debate in Raleigh

The "sharing economy" debate is intensifying in Raleigh as a public meeting Monday night about AirBNB spilled over to include comments about Uber, paying taxes and fees - and who do you call in an AirBNB emergency? WRAL TechWire offers an exclusive tweet-by-tweet recap.

Talking "sharing economy" in Raleigh Talking "sharing economy" in Raleigh

December 31, 2014

Premium Lock  How 'The Interview's' VOD grosses could change the game

"The Interview" is a hit Sony appears to have a win-win with "The Interview." Not only did the studio score a moral victory by releasing the film in the face of hacker threats, the movie made at least $15 million from more than 2 million digital rentals and purchases in its first four days.

December 30, 2014

Premium Lock What's hot at Apple's apps store? Here's the latest

Apple   App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 29, from paid iPhone apps to free iPad apps.

Updated December 26, 2014

Premium Lock So what's trending in tech for 2015? A new report says ...

Inventing the future So what's trending for 2015? A new report from J. Walter Thompson (a 150-year-old marketing and communications firm) offers a look across a broad scope of life science, e-commerce, technology and more.

December 17, 2014

Premium Lock Apple prevails in class-action lawsuit over iPod prices

Apple   A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing online stores.

Updated December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Fast-growing AvidXchange: 'We're changing the way business is being run'

The "Help Wanted" sign is up at rapidly growing AvidXchange in Charlotte. Why? "We're changing the way business is being run, helping companies migrate from paper to electronic processing and saving them a lot of money as a result," its CEO tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview for our Insider subscribers.

AvidXchange CEO Michael Praeger AvidXchange CEO Michael Praeger

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Help wanted: Where AvidXchange is hiring right now

AvidXchange is growing fast and is hiring with hundreds of jobs to be added over the next three years. Here's a look in what areas the company is hiring right now. And you don't necessarily have to live in Charlotte.

How AvidXchange works How AvidXchange works

Updated December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Your info has been hacked - now what do you do?

Cyber Security   Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin. Whether shopping, banking or going to the hospital, Americans are mostly at the mercy of companies to keep their sensitive details safe. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself against the financial, legal and emotional impact of identity theft -- and most of them are free.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Identity theft victims face months of hassle to recover

Although banks often absorb bogus charges, it's up to victims to clean up their credit histories and recover stolen funds. On top of lost time, money and emotional energy, victims face the frustration of rarely seeing anyone pay for the crimes. And the process can take months.

Identity theft victim  Identity theft victim

December 12, 2014

Premium Lock 'Make an offer' at Amazon; more NC solar; US lags in drones; Merck breast cancer drug advances

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Amazon unveils a "make an offer" service; more new solar sites in North Carolina; Congress told U.S. trails in drones for commercial use; and a Merck breast cancer drug advances.

December 9, 2014

Premium Lock NC IDEA winner: Freebooksy, go-to service for free and discount e-book discovery

In the second of five profiles featuring the newest recipients of NC IDEA grants, Amy Huffman of ExitEvent features Carrboro-based Freebooksy.

Freebooksy Freebooksy

December 8, 2014

Premium Lock Shark Tank investor bets $20,000 on Raleigh startup WedPics

Barbara Corcoran is putting her money where her opinions have been: On the line in Raleigh startup WedPics, a fast-growing photo sharing service. She's said on the show she likes Wed Pics. Now she confirms investing $20,000 in Justin Miller's company.

Barbara Corcoran Barbara Corcoran

Updated December 5, 2014

Premium Lock Key lessons from WedPic's high-profile financing

WedPics founder and CEO Justin Miller laughingly refers to himself as that "tattooed guy" when he talks about what some investors have called him. Now he should be called the "Silicon Valley-approved tattooed guy" after WedPic's latest financing. But he also got plenty of help from friends in the Triangle in lining up big-name investors. How did he leverage that networking? And what did one early backer do to help? What are the lessons for other Triangle startups? Our Insiders get the story.

Justin Miller   Justin Miller

December 5, 2014

Premium Lock Starbucks sees mobile tech, delivery driving more sales

money image Starbucks plans to let customers across the U.S. order ahead on their smartphones over the next year, a move that should help shrink lines as it pushes more snacks, sandwiches and even wine.

Updated December 5, 2014

Premium Lock Startup WedPics raises $4.25M, is looking to boost staff

Raleigh-based photo sharing service WedPics pulls in $4.25 million in new funding and plans to "massively scale the company," says CEO Justin Miller. He's also looking to hire, growing WedPics staff by some 25 percent.

WedPics' growing number of services WedPics' growing number of services

Updated December 5, 2014

Premium Lock Uber raises $1.2B but acknowledges 'significant growing pains'

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app's recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.

Uber touts its UberBLACK service Uber touts its UberBLACK service

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