TECHWIRE 30
(CIX: WRAL30)  1,126.59  up arrow+2.55  (0.23 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Apple)  111.78  down arrow-0.87  (-0.77 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: QUINTILES)  60.39  up arrow+1.01  (1.7 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  85.15  down arrow-1.55  (-1.78 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: BioCryst)  11.16  up arrow+0.08  (0.68 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: BioDelivery)  13.82  up arrow+0.76  (5.82 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: CEMP)  21.31  up arrow+0.8  (3.9 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  27.77  up arrow+0.12  (0.43 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Cree)  31.21  up arrow+0.31  (1 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: DARA)  0.88  up arrow+0.04  (4.3 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  30.14  up arrow+0.19  (0.63 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.44  up arrow+0.09  (2.69 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: FB)  79.88  up arrow+1.48  (1.89 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  43.35  up arrow+0.06  (0.14 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: GOOG)  516.35  up arrow+5.25  (1.03 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: IBM)  158.51  up arrow+0.83  (0.53 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: LH)  105.80  down arrow-0.64  (-0.6 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  26.38  up arrow+0.82  (3.21 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: MRK)  59.58  up arrow+0.6  (1.02 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  47.66  up arrow+0.14  (0.29 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: NTAP)  42.94  up arrow+0.22  (0.52 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  94.61  up arrow+0.04  (0.04 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  43.11  down arrow-0.32  (-0.73 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  31.94  down arrow-0.03  (-0.09 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  8.17  up arrow+0.27  (3.42 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  68.04  up arrow+6.54  (10.63 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: BBRY)  9.99  down arrow-0.08  (-0.79 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: Salix)  117.20  down arrow-1.25  (-1.06 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014
(NQ: SQI)  14.97  down arrow-0.09  (-0.6 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 19 2014

Posts tagged “Google”

Updated December 19

Humbug! Google delays fiber news until 'after the holidays'

Are you tired of reading about whether Google Fiber is coming to the Triangle? Apparently a lot of your are, based on a survey - albeit a small one - published Thursday. But guess what? You have to wait a while longer, says Google. No fiber present yet.

Google Fiber   Google Fiber

December 16

Does color affect you at work and what you buy?

Google              Google and other major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding.

December 11

'Google Tax' triggers Google shutdown of Spanish news

Google              Google's decision to close Google News in Spain because of a law nicknamed the "Google Tax"requiring aggregators to pay news publishers for linking content also means that the publishers' content will vanish around the world.

Updated December 11

More diversity in tech industry not as easy as writing code

Representatives from Google, Apple, Facebook and more than other 20 other tech companies gather to talk about improving diversity. Wednesday's forum marked the first time that many have publicly addressed their lack of diversity since acknowledging the problem earlier this year in contrite blog posts accompanying the ethnic and gender breakdowns of their work forces.

Hour of Code Project Hour of Code Project

December 9

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Google Fiber, Ebola, RTP Startups and Cam Newton Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated December 2

Google Fiber creates NC company, paving legal way for possible network

Need more confirmation that Google really likes North Carolina and the Triangle for a Google Fiber network? The Internet giant has filed legal paperwork in N.C. for "Google Fiber North Carolina LLC." Google also eyes Charlotte as a possible site.

Google Fiber's list of existing, proposed networks Google Fiber's list of existing, proposed networks

Updated December 2

Premium Lock Google Fiber launches in Austin - a preview of what's to come for RTP?

It's official now: Google Fiber is offering service in parts of Austin with plans ranging from $0 per month (that's not a typo) to $130 which includes TV services. Is this a preview of what the Triangle can expect should Google pick RTP for deployment?

December 1

Quintiles' new service package; Intel's buy; Samsung exec stays; BlackBerry's encryption deal; EU pressures Google

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Quintiles bundles a series of services for drug firms; Intel buys PasswordBox; Samsung keeps mobile business chief; BlackBerry signs encryption deal with Germany; and the EU steps up pressure on Google.

Updated December 1

Google's latest big idea: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

Google's "spoon" helps people deal with tremors Google's "spoon" helps people deal with tremors

November 28

Tweet this: Twitter now tracks other apps you've installed

Twitter Twitter says that users will receive a notification when the setting is turned on and can opt out using settings on their phones. On iPhones, this setting is called "limit ad tracking." On Android phones, it's "opt out of interest-based ads."

November 20

Premium Lock Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search

Mozilla Firefox Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.

Updated November 19

Premium Lock AT&T, Cisco team for conferencing; IBM's new email collaboration; Google buys wind power; Nokia's comeback; Netflix expanding

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup: Cisco and AT&T team up for new conferencing product; IBM unveils 'cloud' email collaboration suite; Google buys wind power; Nokia launches comeback; and Netflix plans to expand.

November 19

Premium Lock WhatsApp encrypts text messages from beginning to end

Facebook  WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

Updated November 13

Premium Lock Comcast pushes Time Warner merger; nContact lands $20M; Salix CFO's severance deal; YouTube adds music subscriptions

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Comcast pushing "full steam" for Time Warner merger; RTP firm raises $20 million; Salix CFO gets severance package; and YouTube launches a subscription music service.

Updated November 11

Premium Lock TransEnterix exec leaves; Red Hat adds former GE exec to board; IBM sees big mobile shopping record; AT&T-Verizon on VoLTE; Google's $1B NASA deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: The COO at TransEnterix has resigned; Red Hat adds a woman to its board; IBM sees big mobile shopping season; AT&T and Verizon talk next-generation wireless voice service; and Google signs a $1 billion lease with NASA.

November 10

Premium Lock Google vs. Amazon: Which new tablet to buy?

New tablet computers from Amazon and Google both run on Google's Android operating system, but that doesn't mean they work the same. In the new Fire HDX 8.9, Amazon continues a practice of modifying Android extensively to drive you to Amazon services. Google Inc.'s new Nexus 9 offers as pure of an Android experience as you can get -- which means driving you to Google services.

Fire vs. Nexus Fire vs. Nexus

Updated November 5

Premium Lock A Starbucks offers Durham Bulls fans a preview of fast Wi-Fi to come

Come next spring, fans at Durham Bulls games can expect super Wi-Fi access powered at gigabit capacity from Frontier Networks. Capitol Broadcasting CEO Jim Goodmon has a vision for Wi-Fi powering just about everything fans want to do, expect hit fourth in the batting order. Maybe virtually? Well, anyway, a Starbucks in Kansas City shows what's coming to the Bull City. Here's a look.

Google's "community room" with gigabit access Google's "community room" with gigabit access

October 30

Premium Lock Mojo from Motorola: Lenovo's new branding challenge

In the name alone, Lenovo declares a new branding strategy from its many acquisitions over the years. "Motorola: A Lenovo Company." So declares the new logo unveiled Thursday as Lenovo formally closed on the $2.9 billion acquisition of the former Google Motorola Mobility. How times have changed since Lenovo bought IBM's PC business a decade ago.

Motorola's new Lenovo banner Motorola's new Lenovo banner

October 29

Premium Lock Google working on nanotechnology pill that searches for illnesses

Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

Google Research Google Research

October 27

Premium Lock Latest news on Apple Pay rejection, FCC spectrum, Golden Joysticks, Nest acquires Revolv, and the Queen Tweets

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: CVS and Rite Aid disable Apple Pay; FCC postpones spectrum auction to 2016; Dark Souls 2 wins Game of the Year at UK's Golden Joystick Awards; Google's Nest Acquires Smart Home Hub Startup Revolv; and the Queen of England sends her first royal tweet.

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith

OUR INSIDERS

Dr. Mike Walden
Tech economy
Vivek Wadhwa
Commentary
Frank Vinluan
Life science
Scroll