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In its latest bid to compete with Amazon, Wal-Mart is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer, the company announced on Monday.
Twitter tests new hastags; Nortel pensioners fight deal; ChannelAdvisor-Yahoo deal; T-Mobile's new bidder
In today's wrapup of technology news: The Wall Street Journal says Twitter is testing new hashtags; Nortel pensioners don't like bankruptcy deal; ChannelAdvisor makes a deal with Yahoo; French firm bids for T-Mobile.
In a conference call to discuss second-quarter earnings, SciQuest CEO Stephen Wiehe is asked about the "volatility" in its results and what he is telling investors. Wiehe says "elephant hunting" big deals is a major reason earnings are "lumpy," but says more products may smooth out future results.
Remember that big hit "Wedding Bell Blues" from the 5th Dimension Well, there's no such thing at Raleigh-based WedPics, which is cashing in to the tune of 30,000 brides a month and 5,000-plus weddings a weekend for a growing menu of services that enable brides, grooms, families, guests and the world to see those wedding days - in a growing number of ways.
Inside Amazon's earnings: Price cuts hit Amazon's AWS, or cloud services, revenue but revenues surge 48 percent. Plus, launches of higher-level services position AWS for more growth, writes analyst Jillian Mirandi of Technology Business research.
StubHub hacked; Viamet's new exec; LinkedIn's $175M buy; Cisco boosts Euro startups; 4K TVs boost LG
In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: StubHub is hacked; Viamet names chief development officer; LinkedIn makes an acquisition; Cisco takes entrepreneur program to Europe; and 4K TVs for World Cup boost LG.
New York is the first state to propose issuing separate regulations for virtual currencies, demonstrating the importance regulators attach to the fledgling field. New York City is home to several startups dealing in bitcoin, the most popular virtual currency, and some Wall Street firms are edging into the field as well.
New York became the first state to formally propose regulations for bitcoins and other virtual currencies last week. And organizers of the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo that's set for Raleigh next month wasted no time in adding a panel to discuss what regulations might mean.
Apple's 80M big smartphone order; new GE jobs in N.C.; Netflix soars; Verizon FiOS upgrade; Yahoo buys apps firm
In today's wrapup of technology news: Apple reportedly is ordering up to 80 million large-screen iPhones; GE adds jobs in Mebane; Netflix hits 50M subscribers; Verizon ups its FiOS service; and Yahoo buys apps firm Flurry.
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its services to attract more users.
Startup says aloha to name after Hawaii protests; FDA-Pozen update; new Tantalus exec; Apple $400M ebook settlement; Novartis earnings; Visa's new system
In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: A L.A. company changes its name after protests in Hawaii; FDA accepts Pozen application; smart grid firm Tantalus in Raleigh names COO; Apple faces $400M ebook settlement; Novartis earnings; and Visa launches new online payment system.
The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system's credibility.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Pozen resubmits a drug application; Amazon to fight FTC over kid apps purchases; Furiex and Quintiles deals close; Twitter names a new CFO
NCSU Centennial Campus is home to a new company but one with a lot of familiar faces. iCiDIGITAL formally announced its spinout from recently sold I-Cubed and will be led by Donald Thompson, I-Cubed's CEO.
Analysis: Jeff Bezos put on a show with the interesting, apparently high-quality Fire phone, but Technology Business Research believes the Fire phone won't greatly impact Amazon or the smartphone market.
Amazon set out to do something different with the unveiling of its first smartphone Wednesday. How about a completely new way of interacting with your phone, for starters? And "dynamic perspective" delivers 3-D.