Posts tagged “Internet”

7:01 a.m. today

Premium Lock Survey says: native ads confuse consumers

Many consumers are still confused by native ads in news publications, according to new survey. Native ads match the form of the platform offering them, making them look more like editorial content. Can this be fixed?

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Updated 6:43 a.m. today

Does Stephen Hawking have a solution for the "most dangerous time for our planet?"

Vivek Wadhwa Stephen Hawking made a bold headline last week: "This is the most dangerous time for our planet." Is technology the main culprit?

6:13 a.m. today

Real estate wireless provider names Scott Lewis senior VP

Eco-Site Scott Lewis has been named senior vice president of Durham-based Eco-Site Inc., a wireless tower and densification provider for the real estate industry..

Updated 3:43 p.m. yesterday

UNC growing North Carolina Business News Wire effort

BREAKING NEWS! UNC Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism is expanding its North Carolina Business News Wire effort to Maryland, adding more students, and increasing the number of stories under the direction of business journalism professor Chris Roush.

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Updated 7:00 a.m. yesterday

Senators grill AT&T, Time Warner execs: Will merger mean lower prices?

Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue, at least as to how the $85.4 billion mega-deal would affect Americans. OK, you say this huge merger will enhance, not quash, competition and benefit consumers. Will it actually reduce prices that consumers pay?

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6:50 a.m. yesterday

Amazon: Triangle home shoppers buying high-tech - and water

Amazon says its Prime delivery service in the Triangle continues to grow as Christmas nears. And the Echo Dot - Amazon's own smart home device - is among the hottest selling items along with tech device cables. Also hot: Bottled water!

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Updated 3:24 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Top 10 2017 tech predictions: eSports, bank disruption, virtual reality and more

Information technology Watch out for a "watershed" year in eSports, more disruption in banking and "mass expansion" of virtual reality content in 2017, says Juniper Research in making its top 10 tech predictions. Our Insiders get the details.

3:22 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Analyzing federal IT spending implications under a Trump administration

Information Technology         President-elect Donald Trump's calls on the campaign trail to increase the size of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps instilled confidence that his policies would benefit defense contractors, although those most likely to benefit appear to be the large aerospace and defense vendors with significant platform businesses, such as Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. There has been less certainty around how his policies would impact federal IT vendors, as technology was not among his top priorities during the campaign.

1:00 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock From A to Z: November a busy month for NC fundraising

Dollar sign      Reviewing SEC filings for November makes clear how busy the month was for North Carolina technology, life science and other emerging companies were in seeking to raise new capital. From A to Z, here's the list.

Updated 9:32 a.m. Monday

December's tech events calendar a busy one + A look to 2017

Social networking The year 2016 will draw to a busy close for Triangle tech firms with a host of events on the calendar. Here's the latest update plus a look at early 2017 and what groups meet where. and when.

Updated 6:41 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Q&A: How growing big data is making big changes in business

International research firm Ovum estimates that the big data market will grow from $1.7 billion in 2016 to $9.4 billion by 2020, and Duke University Professor Jeremy Petranka explains how and why big data is becoming so important.

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5:40 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock IoT is emerging as newest target for T-Mobile

The Broadband Report       Analysis: T-Mobile is positioning itself to take its Un-carrier movement to the IoT realm, says analyst Steve Vachon of Technology Business Research.

5:25 a.m. Monday

58 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 3

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

5:20 a.m. Monday

58 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

5:00 a.m. Monday

Staying up with WTW on the go: Use our mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps

WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.

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