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June 4

Premium Lock ExitEvent kicks off Q&A column with serial entrepreneur and ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo

Scot Wingo Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor, writes about the launch of the Morrisville-based company that went public a year ago, in a new feature at ExitEvent.

Updated May 30

Premium Lock Time running out on anniversary special: Save 25% on a WRAL TechWire subscription

From IBM, Red Hat, SAS, Cree and Glaxo to emerging firms such as Appia, ChannelAdvisor, Liquidia, Semprius, Triangle Startup Factory and Bronto, WRAL TechWire Insiders receive the best news, analysis and commentary every business day. Thanks for reading! It's our first anniversary and we're sharing the gifts with you!

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Updated May 30

Premium Lock All those bridal marches mean booming business at WedPics

Don't ask Justin Miller of WedPics what's happening unless you want to hear a barrage of news. It's safer to ask if he's added any new tattoos. But the "tattoo guy" who flew the Raleigh flag at South by Southwest is one busy guy as WedPics' growth explodes and the nation's largest bridal chain says the WedPics app is the "Preferred Wedding App." But does he have a new tattoo? Only WRAL TechWire Insiders will find out.

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May 29

Premium Lock Five key things to know about Apple's duet with Beats

Apple CEO Tim Cook looked like he wanted to dance Wednesday as he discussed his company's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. The deal, by far the most expensive in Apple's 38-year history, will give the iPhone and iPod maker a line of trendy headphones known for their hip appearance and thumping bass sound. Here's a look at key factors in the deal.

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May 29

Premium Lock Apple adds more swagger with $3B Beats acquisition

Apple is buying more flair, swagger and song-picking savvy with its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist founded by rapper Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, one of the first recording executives to roll with the hip-hop culture.

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Updated May 28

Premium Lock Distil Networks lands $10M to step up battle against 'bots'

Distil Networks, the startup founded by NCSU alumni that battles malicious "bot" networks, has big plans for expansion with more workers coming to Raleigh after securing $10 million in new financing. Its new backers are high-profile, too.

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Updated May 28

Premium Lock Inside PatientPay's $2.5M investment: Multiple payoffs, jobs

Tom Furr, CEO at Durham-based PatientPay has plenty of good news to share with Triangle entrepreneurs: About the company he leads; about jobs; and about how a Triangle firm accomplished something that is very uncommon - attracting investment from Silicon Valley. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the entire story.

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Updated May 27

Premium Lock Hacker who helped thwart 300 cyberattacks gets no prison time

Tracking hackers A computer hacker who helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets and cripple the hacktivist crew known as Anonymous will serve no more time in prison after being sentenced Tuesday to time served.

May 27

Premium Lock 'Cryptolina,' a bitcoin event, coming to Triangle in August

ExitEvent The first Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo is happening August 15 and 16 at the Raleigh Convention Center. It's the latest and largest of a series of recent local events gathering people to discuss and share about the opportunity surrounding Bitcoin. Laura Baverman has the details.

May 27

Premium Lock Durham startup PatientPay lands $2.5M from Silicon Valley investor

PatientPay, which provides cloud-based payment services to more than 30,000 healthcare providers, is announcing later today a $2.5 million investment from San Francisco-based Mosaik Partners.

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May 26

Premium Lock Visa, MasterCard renew push for miccrochips in cards

Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including last week's revelation that hackers stole consumer data from eBay's computer systems.

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May 22

Premium Lock Another breach: eBay asks its 145M users to change passwords

EBay The attack follows several other high-profile data security incidents, including a massive breach at Target stores and the recent discovery of the "Heartbleed." computer security flaw. Heartbleed is a point of weakness in a key piece of security technology used by more than 500,000 websites that had been exposing online passwords and other sensitive data to potential theft for more than two years.

Updated May 13

Premium Lock Inside Peak 10's sale: CEO David Jones sees 'renewed energy to aggressively drive growth'

Fast-growing data center, cloud and IT services provider Peak 10 is being sold for the second time in four years, and CEO David Jones sees the deal as an opportunity to grow the Charlotte-based company even faster. The deal also further establishes Jones' legacies as one of North Carolina's top technology pioneers. WRAL TechWire Insiders can read all about the deal in an exclusive Q&A with Jones.

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May 13

Premium Lock Part Two: Going inside Peak 10's sale with CEO David Jones

David Jones, CEO and founder of Peak 10, expects the company to grow under new management. . WRAL TechWire Insiders can read all about the deal in part two of our exclusive Q&A with Jones.

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Updated May 13

Premium Lock Private equity firm sells data hosting, services provider Peak 10

Charlotte-based Peak 10, which operates data centers in the Triangle and across nine other cities, is being sold from one private equity firm to another. The deal is likely to mean further expansion for the company founded in 2000 by Charlotte entrepreneur David Jones.

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May 13

Premium Lock FCC revising 'open' Internet rules after public backlash

FCC    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

Updated May 12

Premium Lock Triangle startup hopes to be a lulu of a business in daycare industry

CareLulu, one of four companies that are about to emerge from The Startup Factory's accelerator program, hopes to be the Kayak of daycare. Need childcare to meet your specific needs? CareLulu's founder (a chemical engineer by trade) and his wife did. So they started a company. The couple believes the company has a secret sauce that will help parents, daycare providers and investors cash in on a big, multi-billion dollar opportunity. WRAL TechWire has the exclusive interview with Patrick Matos for our Insiders on how the company aims to save parents "time and sanity."

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May 12

Premium Lock Netflix raises prices by a $1 for new subscribers; current users spared

Netflix  The changes mean anyone signing up for Netflix's video subscription service beginning May 9 will pay $9 per month for in the U.S. The old price of $8 per month will continue until May 2016 for Netflix's existing 36 million U.S. subscribers.

Updated May 8

Premium Lock PowerSecure shares plunge 62% despite CEO's mea culpa

Wall Street is pummeling Wake Forest-based PowerSecure after a disappointing earnings call and a cut in financial projections. Shares plunged 60 percent after the company went from a 4-cent-per-share profit a year ago to a 17-cent-per-share loss in the first quarter even though revenues jumped 17 percent. Outspoken CEO Sidney Hinton went out of his to repeatedly apologize for the energy company's performance. He asked for patience and trusts from customers as well as investors. Five analysts firms downgraded the stock, however, and investors are bailing.

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Updated May 8

Premium Lock Startup 'Tuee' turns restaurants' craving for customer data into successful recipe

Tuee is short for "The Universal Eating Experience," and the four-person team is turning funding from The Startup Factory as well as angel investors into a fast-growing business. Their aim is to help restaurants' customer data into actionable intelligence. So far, so good, says founder Vikram Rao. And they're hiring.

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