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Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated 11:30 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Report: As consumers building own video bundles, cable firms suffer

A new report finds that consumers are becoming more comfortable building their own bundles of video services. That's bad news for traditional cable companies.

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6:51 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Despite big layoffs and cost cuts, Yahoo is in 'downward spiral'

New Yahoo! logo Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says Yahoo has kept a promise to slash its work force but losses keep mounting. Yahoo is "stuck in a downward spiral," says The Associated Press. Plus: A graphical view of its stock.

Updated 6:35 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Lenovo's big $1.35B China real estate project - any RTP impact?

Lenovo is teaming with big international real estate developer Tishman Speyer for a huge $1.35 billion real estate project just outside Hong Kong. Will there be any impact on the Triangle? WTW talks with a Lenovo executive about the deal.

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Updated 6:33 a.m. Tuesday

NC RIoT is taking its Internet of Things message to Charlotte

NC RIoT North Carolina Regional Internet of Things, or NC RIoT, is expanding its footprint to Charlotte with an upcoming program in the Queen City. NC RIoT co-founder Matthew Davis talks about the move and what the group sees as North Carolina's new economic opportunity.

6:31 a.m. Tuesday

'Pokemon Go' boosts Nintendo; SpaceX launch; space virus hunter; Netflix woes (+ graphical view)

In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Pokemon Go is a huge boost for Nintendo stock; SpaceX launches space station docking port; first virus-hunter in space heads to space station; and Netflix facing tougher times (plus a graphical view of its performance).

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1:16 p.m. Monday

Softbank's $32B ARM buy; Tesla Autopilot upgrades; filtering porn on Wi-Fi; Vine sweeps Japan biz

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Sprint owner Softbank buys ARM for $32 billion; upgrades set for Tesla Autopilot; McDonald's and Starbucks to filter Wi-Fi porn; and Japanese businesses caught up in Vine.

10:14 a.m. Monday

Tech calendar highlights: NCTA-BIG event in Charlotte, Scot Wingo at Startup Grind

Social networking The North Carolina Technology Association and the BIG Council are putting on an event highlighting Charlotte's tech community, and ChannelAdvisor co-founder/angel investor Scot Wingo presents at Startup Grind to highlight upcoming tech events.

Updated 7:10 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Why rural internet access matters to both urban and rural communities

High speed internet access improves lives and has a positive impact on the economy, education and healthcare, according to recently released research.

5:40 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part two of two.

5:30 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part one of two.

5:10 a.m. Monday

Catching 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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Updated July 15

Premium Lock AT&T, CommScope, Verizon join 5G group; feds pledge $400M to wireless effort

Wasting no time in capitalizing on new FCC rules designed to free up spectrum for high-speed wireless, the Obama administration is pledging $400 million to drive 5G research. An industry consortium is lining up private sector partners for the effort.

July 14

Premium Lock Industry praises FCC after opening spectrum for 5G

Often at odds with the FCC over such debates as "net neutrality," communications giants AT&T and Verizon as well as two industry groups had only words of praise with the fed regulatory agency after it voted to open up spectrum for the next generation of wireless communications: 5G.

July 14

Microsoft cloud court fight; diverse emojis; Nintendo NES returns; EU-Google battle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Microsoft wins a court fight over access to cloud data; more divers emojis are on their way; the classic Nintendo NES returns; and the EU steps up its fight with Google.

July 14

NCCU lands $480K distance learning grant; NC lands 3 others

NCCU North Carolina Central University lands a $480,000 federal grant for a distance learning project from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. North Carolina also receives three other awards totaling some $700,000.

July 14

Consumer Reports to Tesla: Disable Autopilot now

Consumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable its "Autopilot" feature that enables hands-free operation. Citing the recent fatal accident involving a car with Autopilot engaged, Consumer Reports labels the feature as "Too Much Autonomy Too Soon." Tesla says it will continue development of Autopilot, insisting that drivers supported by Autopilot "remain safer than those operating without assistance."

July 14

Why a former VC decided to join fast-growing Relias Learning

Alex Osadzinski is a Sun Microsystems vet, a serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley venture capitalist who moved to Cary in 2011 to invest in some companies and then "slowly fade away." Now he's a top exec at Relias Learning, which announced a huge expansion and 450 new jobs earlier this week. Why did he join the company? ExitEvent has the story. Plus: Read his bio.

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Updated July 14

Premium Lock RTP Google Fiber countdown: Launch dates may come 'soon'

If you are eager to sign up for Google Fiber in the Triangle, you have to be patient at least a little while longer. Plus: More details about GF's fiber offer for businesses.

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Updated July 14

Premium Lock Messaging app Line pulls off big $1.1B IPO + Watch video: What is Line?

The Japanese messaging app Line is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday and in Tokyo on Friday. It's the biggest IPO this year. But what is Line? Watch an introductory video.

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