Posts tagged “Internet”

2:14 p.m. Friday

Premium Lock In wake of 2 big deals, Raleigh IoT wireless startup Able Device lands $300K (+ video)

Able Device, a Raleigh-based startup focusing on wireless technology to securely control Internet of Things devices, has raised $300,000 from investors. The Startup Factory was among its early backers.

12:34 p.m. Friday

Premium Lock What are top 10 consumer IoT trends? Here's a look

Internet of Things New research from Parks Associates tracks what its analysis has found to be the top 10 trends in the growing world of consumer Internet of Things.

7:50 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock AT&T expands fiber network in Triad, boosts NC wireless capacity

AT&T                         Responding to what it says is growing customer demand and usage, AT&T is expanding both its fiber footprint and wireless networks in North Carolina.

Updated 7:34 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Google Fiber: We've reached nearly 500K people in Triangle with programs, events

Google Fiber may be available only in limited areas of the Triangle but its community reach is close to 500,000 "unique" participants and visitors, the company says in a report. Plus, 366 people have been helped to bridge the "digital divide."

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2:48 p.m. Thursday

Senate votes to undo broadband privacy rules that protect user data

The Broadband Report       The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.

9:49 a.m. Wednesday

MaxPoint CEO receives 68% increase in compensation in 2016

MaxPoint ‚ÄčThe chief executive officer of marketing technology firm MaxPoint Interactive saw a 68 percent increase in pay last year, according to the company's proxy statement filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Updated 9:26 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock After $4M fund raiser, what's next for health data startup Bivarus?

Dave Levin Health data analytics startup Bivarus CEO Dave Levin, a Triangle life science marketing veteran, talks with WRAL TechWire about what his plans are for growing the Durham company after raising $4 million in new capital. The round was led by Hatteras Ventures. And Levin plans to immediately boost hiring by up to 15 people.

6:41 a.m. Wednesday

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

Uber Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company's CEO and a disgruntled driver.

2:56 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Watch out, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM: Google Cloud an emerging threat (+ video)

Analysis: Google has evolved drastically over the past year. Not only have the productivity applications for business been rebranded and brought together with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) portfolio under a cohesive business unit in Google Cloud and leadership under Senior Vice President Diane Greene, but the resulting business has substantially furthered its messaging as well. Here's the first of a two-part report.

Updated 7:02 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock IBM, Red Hat partner for new open source cloud effort

IBM Cloud     Raleigh-based Red Hat and IBM have formed a partnership to offer Red Hat's OpenStack cloud computing platform through IBM's cloud offerings. The firms will jointly market and sell new offerings later this month.

6:46 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Report: RFID to re-emerge as 'killer app' for retail IoT

Internet of Things RFID (radio-frequency identification) chips are set to re-emerge as the "killer ap" for retailers who will link billions of devices over the next five years in order to drive more sales, says a new report. Example? Retailer Rebecca Minkoff.

Updated 6:52 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Analysts: Oracle, Salesforce, Workday flexing growth muscles

Bullish     The bulls are running for three tech giants: Oracle, due to its cloud business growth, Salesforce, thanks to numerous big deals, and Workday, with sales growing to Fortune 500 clients, are all on a roll, say analysts at Technology Business Research.

5:55 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Trumpism: Policy tilts in favor of industry under Trump's FCC, but a Democrat vows to fight

Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as the Federal Communications Commission starts chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. Plus: Democrat FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn vows to keep fighting.

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5:45 a.m. Monday

WTW week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part three

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.

5:40 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 63 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.

5:10 a.m. Monday

Reading 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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March 18

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

Lenovo's halo keyboard  Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts -- and hackers are exploiting that.

Tags: Internet
March 16

Survey: Even as risks mount, corporations' risk management efforts lag

Cyber Security New research from North Carolina State University and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity - but those same executives say their organizations' risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.

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