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Posts tagged “Google”

August 29

Google Express? Internet giant to test delivery via drones

Watch out for "Project Wing." Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

A Google drone A Google drone

August 20

AT&T to beat Google with gigabit Internet in Silicon Valley

AT&T GigaPower AT&T says it will offer its ultrafast Internet and entertainment service in Google's backyard of Cupertino, Calif. AT&T is ramping up its GigaPower network in the Triangle, other metro areas in North Carolina, and across the country while Google Fiber offers its service in select markets.

August 18

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Google 10 Years After IPO Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.

Updated August 18

IBM cuts in Korea; Google's latest buy; Microsoft touts Explorer - again; LinkedIn's new move; Apple storage in China; Xbox update

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Officials say IBM is restructuring in Korea; Google buys image analysis startup Jetpac; Microsoft urges web users for second chance to Internet Explorer; What LinkedIn's marketing prospects look like after its Bizo buy; Apple to start storing user data in China; Xbox One announces major software update for September.

Updated August 14

Lenovo reports earnings surge, but deals with IBM, Motorola still under review

Lenovo banner at a trade show Lenovo reports an 18 percent annual increase in quarterly earnings for the period ending June 30. And Yang Yuanqing, its top executive, sees "even more opportunity to grow rapidly." However, the firm's acquisitions of IBM's x86 server business based in RTP and Google's Motorola Mobility are still under review, Yang says.

Updated August 12

Premium Lock Preview of what's coming to RTP: AT&T ramps to 'gigapower' in Austin

AT&T is in the process of engineering its ultrafast Internet footprint in the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, and a preview of what's coming began Monday in Texas. Customers in Austin can now get access to gigabit Internet in some areas. Here's a look at what AT&T is offering and what competitors are doing.

AT&T touts its GigaPower    AT&T touts its GigaPower

August 12

Premium Lock Internet speedometer report shows N.C. is s-l-o-w

How fast - or slow, depending on your point of view - is overall Internet access in North Carolina? How about slower than in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and especially Virginia? In fact, the tar Heel state ranks 30th, according to a new report. The data shows new fiber networks can't be deployed quickly enough to satisfy net users thirsting for speed.

Caution is out  - yellow - for Internet speed in N.C. Caution is out - yellow - for Internet speed in N.C.

August 8

Google using its clout to widen use of encryption

Google        Websites that automatically encrypt their services will now be boosted higher in Google's recommendation system. The move involves a change in the search engine giant's closely guarded formula for determining the rankings of its search results.

August 6

Latest news on Glaxo, Comcast, FCC and Google

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: GSK gets a lift as Express Scripts reinstates lung drug Advair; Comcast initiates amnesty, free service for the poor; FCC's Friends and Family Plan; and Wikipedia link to be hidden in Google under 'right to be forgotten' law.

Updated August 5

Latest news on Microsoft, Apple, GSK, municipal broadband, Google and MCS

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: The real difference between Microsoft and Apple; Novo Nordisk leapfrogs Glaxo as U.K. drug giant declines; U.S. Map shows more community-owned broadband networks than expected; Google email scan leads to sex offender arrest; and Metrics Contract Services adopt new name and logo.

August 1

Premium Lock Inside Google: Earnings show net giant will remain advertising leader

Google        Analysis: Google will remain a leader in the advertising industry through investments in product improvements and new product development. writes Eric Costa of Technology Business Research.

Updated July 31

Premium Lock Time Warner Cable to offer faster Internet service in Raleigh

Time Warner Cable, which is facing increasing competition in the Raleigh market from AT&T's forthcoming fiber network, says it will offer faster Internet and additional entertainment "enhancements" in 2015.

Time Warner Cable worker checks network Time Warner Cable worker checks network

July 30

Premium Lock Lenovo's top exec hails 'month of milestones' in growth

Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing hails results for Lenovo after research reports in PC, smartphone and table markets show continued sales growth. And Yang expects even more in months still to come as his "PC-Plus" strategy sweeps forward.

""YY" - Yang Yuanqing - keeps growing Lenovo ""YY" - Yang Yuanqing - keeps growing Lenovo

Updated July 29

Premium Lock Report: Motorola Mobility sales surging ahead of Lenovo deal close

Is Lenovo acquiring Motorola Mobility at just the right time? Technology news site The Information reports that the Google smartphone division Lenovo is hoping to acquire for $2.9 billion is in the midst of a sales boom. So is Lenovo about to strike gold again as it did when it bought IBM's PC division almost a decade ago?

Lenovo touts Motorola's heritage Lenovo touts Motorola's heritage

July 28

Premium Lock US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Economic growth Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

Updated July 24

Premium Lock Lenovo launching 'smart glasses' in partnership with NY firm

Lenovo, which recently filed for patent coverage of a Google Glass-like device, is partnering with New York-based Vuzix Corporation to launch "smart glasses." The devices will be sold first in China.

Vuzix M100 smart glasses Vuzix M100 smart glasses

Updated July 21

Premium Lock AT&T already seeking permits for rollout of ultrafast network

Don't be surprised if you are a Triangle resident - even in Durham, a non-AT&T market in the old telco days - and you see an AT&T crew touting "Gigapower" logos on shirts or trucks in the near future. The telecommunications giant is wasting no time in rolling out a fiber-optic network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. With all six cities involved now on board, AT&T is moving fast - the old Ma Bell knows that Google could be a threat. So, too, is RST Fiber which has already targeted Wake Forest for testing. Watch out, folks, fiber is coming quickly.

AT&T touts its GigaPower    AT&T touts its GigaPower

July 18

Premium Lock Google's 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

Google        Google's earnings rose modestly in the second quarter as the Internet company's expensive ambitions devoured most of a surprisingly strong gain in revenue.

Updated July 17

Premium Lock Carrboro, AT&T reach agreement on ultrafast Internet network

Fiber optic network            The Town of Carrboro and AT&T have signed an agreement to open the way for AT&T to build an ultrafast Internet network. The AT&T plan is part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. All six city governments involved have now signed on to the AT&T plan.

July 16

Premium Lock Yahoo earnings fall; N.C. Solar Center's new name; Novartis-Google 'Glass' contacts; Cree expands; Sling's new devices

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Yahoo takes a hit; N.C. Solar Center gets a new name; Novartis teams with Google for "Glass" contacts; Cree adds space; Sling's new devices.

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