Posts tagged “Events”

November 18, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: What do successful innovators do? They find a new medium

Patrick Vlaskovits Patrick Vlaskovits, who gave new meaning to the phrase "the medium is the message" in a presentation at the Internet Summit on Thursday, wants your forgiveness.

November 18, 2016

Premium Lock Startup unveils flashy content management system at Internet Summit

Do conferences such as the Internet Summit do much for the companies with promotional tables at the event? Gabriel Stevens launched ownCMS four days before this year's event at the Raleigh Convention Center hoping that it would.

November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Google tags offer high level data

Google tag manager is a free tool that can give marketers a wealth of data about visitor behavior on their site not available through Google Analytics alone, Steve Guberman, director of search marketing at the Golf Channel's GolfNow site, told a session Tuesday at the Internet Summit in Raleigh.

Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit

Updated November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Party time! Internet Summit draws 2,200 with bigger entertainment focus

The 2016 Internet Summit brought more than 2,200 people to the Raleigh Convention Center, about 200 more than in the past. That may be at least partly due, to the increasing number of well-known media figures and top business strategy speakers at the event.

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November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Much content marketing advice is bunk, says Wizard of Moz

If you are a marketer who thinks "Facebook is everything," you couldn't be more wrong, Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz, told the Internet Summit Tuesday in Raleigh as he debunked much common advice on content marketing and SEO.

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November 10, 2016

Premium Lock Technology incompetence destroyed Clinton's campaign

A lack of technology savvy doomed Hilloary Technological incompetence played a major role in destroying Hillary Clinton's campaign for President and leading to her ultimate defeat.

Updated November 9, 2016

Premium Lock Former FCC exec: NC needs to loosen rules on local broadband

Broadband may have been the star of the WRAL Techwire Executive Exchange held Friday in Wilson, the first city in North Carolina with a city-owned broadband service, Greenlight. But with only a few days to go before the election, maybe it was inevitable that politics would make a surprise appearance.

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October 21, 2016

Premium Lock When technology impacts the food chain, sometimes the food chain bites back.

Former Aventis CropScience COO John Wichtrich described the StarLink experience to NCBiotech Ag Biotech Summit 2016 audience. -- Sandalfoot Photography photo GMOs are controversial despite a lack of evidence showing they harm anyone. But lessons from the Starlink GMO corn affair of the late 1990 holds many lessons for the industry and consumers.

Updated October 3, 2016

Premium Lock Exec: Expiring tax incentives to hurt clean energy jobs

Clean energy   The number of people employed in North Carolina's clean energy sector is up from 2015's 26,000 despite legislative setback. Preliminary 2016 numbers will be disclosed at the NC Sustainable Energy Association conference in Raleigh today and Tuesday. NCSEA updates what's happening in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.

September 20, 2016

Premium Lock Stealthy Jud Bowman startup developing 'App-trap'

Jud Bowman Serial entrepreneur Jud Bowman recently offered some insight into where his latest startup, Sift, is headed. Although Sift is still in "stealth mode," Bowman discussed some intriguing features, such as an "App-trap."

Updated August 25, 2016

Premium Lock CED TechVenture profile: LUMEOVA, making WiFi lightning fast

Backed by grants from the National Science Foundation, the state of North Carolina and the North Carolina State University Daugherty Endowment Fund, Raleigh startup LUMEOVA says its patent-pending wireless technology will boost WIFi speeds. With billions of devices utilizing wireless, LUMEOVA believes it can help ensure networks can handle the growing load. The company is among the startups presenting at CED Tech Venture.

Cisco: Billions of connected devices + more to come Cisco: Billions of connected devices + more to come

Updated August 25, 2016

Premium Lock NC State, IBM to host Entrepalooza Sept. 15

Stuent pitches idea at Entepalooza NC State University and IBM will host the second annual Entrepalooza, an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Oval on Centennial Campus.

July 29, 2016

Premium Lock Last day to nab a discount for the Internet Summit

Internet Summit Today (Friday, July 29) is the last chance to get a discount price for the Internet Summit in Raleigh November 16-17. Companies and speakers on the agenda include: Hulu, Moz, Marketing Profs, Airbnb,Red Hat, the Daily Show, Salesforce, Walgreens, AOL, Bitly, comedian Rainn Wilson, Ann Handley.

July 28, 2016

Premium Lock Grant Thornton wants NC100 nominations

Grant Thornton Grant Thornton is calling for nominations to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 (NC100) program, which recognizes the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina, including Innovator and Technologist of the Year.

Updated May 23, 2016

Premium Lock After filling venues, Moogfest sets dates for return to Durham in '17

Moogfest 2016 has wrapped and Downtown Durham is returning to normal after a weekend of techies roaming the streets looking for action. They found plenty, with interactive art installations - free for all - in every plaza, DJs spinning non-stop in local nightclubs and parks, and future technology being discussed and demonstrated all over town.

A beachball synth interactive installation at Moogfest A beachball synth interactive installation at Moogfest

May 22, 2016

Premium Lock Can machines create humanlike music and art?

Will our "robot overlords" someday become creative enough to make music and art humans appreciate? The folks at Moogfest from Google Brain's Magenta project say that what they're really up to is using machine learning to create new tools artists can use to enhance their own expression.

Dough Eck explains google Brain's Magenta project at Moogfest Dough Eck explains google Brain's Magenta project at Moogfest

Updated May 22, 2016

Premium Lock Moogfest:Use technology to make the world beautiful

The connection between the sound system used in the ancient Roman Coliseum and modern technology is closer than you might think, said music and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier at Moogfest Saturday afternoon.

Jaron Lanier with ancient mouth organ at Moogfest Jaron Lanier with ancient mouth organ at Moogfest

Updated May 20, 2016

Premium Lock Moogfest: Experts split on future prospects for humanity

Are we doomed if we don't become transhuman? Does an immortal creature exist now? Or iis our future limited only by our ability to imagine it?

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Updated May 20, 2016

Premium Lock Moogfest: How close are we to a holodeck?

What is the next step in virtual reality technology? It's "mixed reality," the merger of virtual reality with the real world, according to R. Benjamin Knapp, PhD, director of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech during the "How Close Can We Get to a Holodeck event at Moog fest Friday morning.

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Updated May 20, 2016

Premium Lock Moogfest: RTP should be a mashup of The Magic Kingdom and Tomorrowland

Research Triangle Park needs to become "a mashup of Tomorowland and the Magic Kingdom," Bob Geolas, president and CEO the Research Triangle Park Foundation told the audience at the Moogfest Future Cities panel discussion Thursday afternoon.

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