Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated 1:24 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Former Semprius execs emerge from stealth with red-hot sensor tech, $3M+ in funding for 9-month-old Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics is no longer in stealth mode, having just landing more than $3 million in equity investments from 12 investors. With proprietary sensor technology, the nine-month-old startup is going after the drones and autonomous vehicle markets. Here's the backstory about the rapid rise of a new firm from the ashes of another.

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11:25 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Zift, Relayware wrap up merger; new CEO takes over (+ video)

Zift Solutions and Relayware have wrapped up their merger, forming a larger scale and broader technology offering for enterprise channel management. Gordon Rapkin talks about the new company as it "begins "moving past the merger."

Updated 7:35 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Raleigh startup Sense Photonics lands $2.8M ahead of CED Tech Venture

Raleigh startup Sense Photonics, which is developing advanced sensors for drones and autonomous vehicles, lands nearly $2.8 million from investors and aims for another $2.5 million.

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6:49 a.m. yesterday

Online food ordering startup looks to raise $2M

Asheville-based online food ordering company Orchard Systems has raised $1.1 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Updated 2:43 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Former enemies Red Hat, Microsoft take evolving partnership to cloud (+ video)

Once dreaded enemies, Open Source-leader Red Hat and the so-called Darth Vader of proprietary - Microsoft - continues to expand their budding partnership by teaming up for offerings in the cloud.

Updated 2:43 p.m. Tuesday

IBM, suppliers partner to improve food safety with blockchain technology (+ video)

Blockchain technology, which so far is best known for digital currency known as bitcoin, will now be used by IBM and a consortium of food providers as well as retailers in an attempt to improve food safety.

Updated 7:48 a.m. Tuesday

Be informed about cybersecurity - attend WRAL TechWire's next event

"Hackers, malware, ransomware & you:" Protecting you and your company will be the focus of WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event coming up on Sept. 26. Register today. A top cybersecurity executive from IBM will headline the program.

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7:27 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Cisco buying hyperconvergence software firm for $320M (+ video)

As data center technology changes continue to evolve, so too does Cisco. The networking giant is continuing its revamp with a $320 million buy of Springpath, a developer of hyperconvergence software.

Updated 6:22 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock What treats fill Android Oreo? Plus video: A review

Android is receiving a massive upgrade and Google developers are promising a sweet threat, nicknaming the new operating system release as Android 8.0 Oreo. But what's in the middle of the OS named after the Nabisco cookie? Plus, a video review of its offerings.

5:54 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock It's Oreo: Android's new version gets a sweet name, too

An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat. Plus: A video breakdown of the OS update's many features.

2:00 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Global Knwledge broadens Canadian footprint with acquisition

Global Knowledge, the Cary-based provider of information technology training, is expanding its footprint with the acquisition of a Canadian firm. A GK executive talks with WRAL TechWire about why the deal was made and what it means for the company.

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11:17 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Duke finance prof: The top coming applications for blockchain

Blockchain holds much more meaning for the future of technology than bitcoins and cryptocurrency, says Professor Campbell Harvey, a finance professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Here's a look at what he sees as the top applications.

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7:01 a.m. Monday

Infosys reaffirms commitment to bring 2,000 jobs to Wake County

Infosys, the India-based high-tech firm that recently announced plans to bring 2,000 jobs to Wake County, has reaffirmed its commitment to that expansion following the resignation of its CEO on Friday.

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Updated 6:54 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock CommScope bets on growing changes in data centers; Morgan Stanley upgrades its stock

The Broadband Report       CommScope shares have declined some 15 percent so far in 2017 but Morgan Stanley gave the company a boost last week with an upgrade to "Overweight." Analysts are betting that CommScope will be a "wallet share gainer" as companies invest in more efficient networks. And CommScope is betting on changes in data centers to boost its sales performance, says its CFO.

6:53 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Report: 'Contactless' payments to quickly soar to 53% share

E-Commerce Those signs at merchants saying "No ApplePay" at points of sale are going to quickly become much rarer in the near-term future, says a new report.

5:31 a.m. Monday

Getting WTW to 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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5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part three

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 three.

5:07 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

August 18

Premium Lock Software-driven services provide a lifeline for Cisco (+ video)

While corporate revenue continues to decline, Cisco Services' revenue recovers through software-driven services, says Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesiczka after a review of Cisco's latest financials reported earlier this week.

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