Posts tagged “Internet”

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Premium Lock IBM, ABB bring Watson to factory, utility IoT (+ video)

IBM and ABB, two companies with a major presence in the Research Triangle, are partnering to bring IBM Watson cognitive computing solutions for Internet of Things usage on factory floors, across utilities, smart grids and more.

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Premium Lock Report: Cybercrimes to cost businesses $8T - that's trillion - over next 5 years

Cyber Security Cybercrime and data breaches are going to hit businesses with an $8 trillion headache over the next five years, a new report says. Yet businesses are planning to increase defense-related spending only 8 percent annually even as cyber costs soar 30 percent. Is AI the solution?

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Premium Lock K4Connect hires WebAssign exec to serve as CFO

K4Connect K4Connect, the F. Scott Moody-founded startup focusing on Internet and tech services to assist older people and those living with disabilities, has hired WebAssign CFO Ellen Grantham to serve as its chief financial officer.

Updated 7:20 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Checking IBM's pulse: Healthcare a bright spot amid anemic services performance (+ video)

In reporting a 20th consecutive quarter of a drop in income, IBM's healthcare related businesses stand out as a bright spot amid otherwise anemic services performance, says Technology Business Research Analyst John Caucis.

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WTW's week in review: 56 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.

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WTW's week in review: 56 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.

5:07 a.m. yesterday

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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April 20

Poll: Black teens are most active on social media apps

Social Media Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones -- which could explain why they're the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram.

April 20

Premium Lock Report: back to the basics helps prevent security incidents

Phishing, hacking and malware accounted for most of the security incidents analyzed by the BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report for 2016, up 12 percent from the previous year at 43 percent. The firm has advice on how to avoid security breaches.

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Updated April 19

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera (+ video)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees the future of augmented reality in your smartphone camera, and not just in special goggles. Plus: Watch a video of his presentation.

April 18

The new Google Earth: New tools for exploration (+ video)

Google Earth is getting a revival, with the 3-D mapping service becoming more of a tool for adventure and exploration. Plus: Watch a video update.

Updated April 18

Duke breakthrough? 'Spray-on' memory could enable bendable digital storage

USB flash drives are already common accessories in offices and college campuses. But thanks to the rise in printable electronics, digital storage devices like these may soon be everywhere - including on our groceries, pill bottles and even clothing.

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Updated April 18

Kids prefer the TV for their viewing, but love other devices

Ever since freckle-faced puppet Howdy Doody ushered in children's television nearly 70 years ago, each new generation of viewers has been treated to a growing bounty of programs on a mushrooming selection of gadgetry. But nothing compares to the current wave.

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Tags: Internet
Updated April 18

SEC's big 'fake news' crackdown shows a major threat to readers, investors

Bullish     The SEC broke major ground last week in a crackdown on "fake news," taking action against 27 web sites and individuals for publishing stories "touting company stocks" that were produced by writers "secretly compensated" to boost the shares. This is "fake news" with real consequences, and you as a reader need to be wary.

Updated April 18

Premium Lock With Leonardo offering, SAP steps up in IoT world (+ video)

SAP is leveraging its advantages in the Internet of Things space under the brand SAP Leonardo. Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil takes an in-depth look.

April 17

Telecom lobbying muscle leads to killing of privacy rules

The Broadband Report       Republicans struck down Obama-era rules that would have imposed tight restrictions on what broadband companies such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could do with their customers' personal data. Digital-rights and consumer-advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation supported keeping the rules. But they were outmatched by telecom trade groups and lobbyists.

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