Posts tagged “Internet”

3:53 p.m. Friday

What's happening in NC with statewide support for digital learning

The Haw River runs through the town of Saxapahaw, N.C.--past farms, past the old cotton mill that has been renovated into an arts and music center. And as the Haw burbled in the background last Friday and Saturday, school administrators, teachers and edtech entrepreneurs gathered for thoughtful conversations and exchanges around how to use digital technology to support learning at the 30th EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit.

Talking digital education Talking digital education

8:07 a.m. Friday

Earnings: CommScope, LendingTree beat Street

Earnings    Good news for investors in CommScope and LendingTree: Their latest earnings beat Wall Street estimates earlier this week.

Updated 6:33 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Life science giant battle continues: QuintilesIMS raising $1.5B; LabCorp acquires labs group

QuintilesIMS   A pair of life science giants - and rivals - are making moves. QuintilesIMS is raising nearly $1.5 billion in capital, perhaps in part for future acquisitions. Meanwhile, LabCorp makes a buy to expand its services network.

Updated 6:36 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock S-t-r-e-t-c-h-a-b-l-e electronics: From labs to reality

Watch out for stretchable electronic components to become an emerging factor in device development across multiple industries over the next several years, says a new report.

Emerging "stretchable" electronics Emerging "stretchable" electronics

6:34 a.m. Thursday

ChannelAdvisor co-founder Wingo sells $1 million worth in company stock

Scot Wingo speaks out  The executive chairman of Morrisville-based ChannelAdvisor Corp. sold $1 million worth of company stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing

Updated 7:52 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Two-way Medfusion expansion: Acquisition, 'enhanced' services

Cary-based Medfusion said Tuesday it is expanding its patient support offerings by acquiring a New York firm that provides self-scheduling solutions. The deal comes shortly after Medfusion updated its medical portal offerings.

Medfusion Medfusion

Updated 6:37 a.m. Wednesday

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal by taking $350M discount; will CEO Mayer leave?

Yahoo!  Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.

Tags: Internet
Updated 9:00 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Report: Cloud spending to surge to $122.5B in '17 as services evolve

A new report from research firm IDC projects that spending for public cloud services will surge more than 24 percent this year. How hot is the cloud? Cloud growth is nearly seven times that of overall information technology spending. Who are the big spenders? And how is the cloud evolving? IDC explains.

Tracking cloud spending Tracking cloud spending

Updated 9:17 a.m. Monday

'Booth babe' ban a welcome move for cyber security conference

Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."

6:45 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Services deliver 55th consecutive quarter of growth

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.

Cisco touts Desktop as a Service Cisco touts Desktop as a Service

6:30 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part two

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

6:09 a.m. Monday

Reading WTW on the go in 2017: 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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

Updated February 17

Guest opinion: Focusing on the promise of robotics

Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.

Robot future Robot future

Updated February 17

TechWire@15: Think 'cloud' is new? In 2002 a Durham startup (Porvio) helped coin the term

WRAL TechWire "Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.

Updated February 17

Premium Lock What's hot in crowdfunding? From AI to AgTech, top 10 plays and why

What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.

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