Posts tagged “Events”

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?

Neil Harbisson Neil Harbisson

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.

R. Benjamin Knapp talks future tech R. Benjamin Knapp talks future tech

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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April 19, 2016

Premium Lock Wake Tech gamers can earn BA at Peace; ECG opens today

The East Coast Game Conference kicks off today with some big news: Gamers at Wake Tech can now earn BA degrees at Peace College. Meanwhile, on the gaming front, virtual reality (VR) will be a major theme at ECGC,which is adding several new features this year.


March 31, 2016

Premium Lock Moogfest, RTP team to celebrate science and engineering

Moogest 2016 Moogfest and Research Triangle Park (RTP) have entered a five year partnership to celebrate the creative force behind scientific and technological innovations.

Updated March 30, 2016

Premium Lock East Coast Games Conference focused on virtual reality

ECGC Virtual Reality (VR) will be a major theme at this year's East Coast Games Conference (ECGC),which is adding several new features this year.

Updated March 29, 2016

Premium Lock 'Unconference' focuses on product development

productcamp What is an "unconference?ยด You will get a chance to find out April 16 at a product development, product management, and product marketing "un-conference," ProductCampRTP, in Cary.

March 10, 2016

Premium Lock Venture Hacked set to launch in the Triangle

Venture Hacked Logo Serial entrepreneur Tracy Lee is bringing her newest project, Venture Hacked, to the Triangle. The event series aims to build relationships between investors and entrepreneurs.

Updated March 9, 2016

Premium Lock Breaking through:CED life science conference report

CED Life Science Conference 2016 Robin Deacle of the NC Biotech Center says the recent CED Life Science comference was two full days.

Updated December 14, 2015

Premium Lock Ready to fly? Next TechWire event digs into drone opportunities

Federal task force suggests new rules for drones, including an owner registry Drones are the hot Christmas toy, the photographer's choice and a growing business opportunity. Join us at the next WRAL TechWire Executive Exchange to learn the legal ins and outs before you fly.

Updated December 2, 2015

Premium Lock Clinical trials firm to expand, adding 260 jobs in Durham

New jobs     A company that helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies test their products plans to expand in Durham, creating 260 jobs over the next five years, officials said Tuesday.

Updated November 25, 2015

Premium Lock Duke and UNC-CH MBA programs to host FoodCon

Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill to host FoodCon Next Tuesday, Duke's Fuqua School of Business will host the second annual FoodCon, designed to showcase latest trends in food science and agriculture.

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