Posts tagged “Internet”

3:42 p.m. Friday

Macs cheaper than PCs, DDoS attacks, and do people want self-driving cars?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: DDOS attacks such as those affecting sites Friday are "vicious" says Channel Advisor founder Scot Wingo; IBM says Macs are cheaper than PCs; and do drivers really want autonomous cars?

7:05 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Only a quarter of IT pros think their companies have enough security experts

You have to wonder why major stores, corporations, and Internet stalwarts keep getting hacked. A Tripwire study may point to the reason.

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Updated 3:35 p.m. Wednesday

Brands go for top domain names; voice recognition breakthrough, and you may be in a perpetual police photo lineup

Bulldog In todays update of technology news: Brands turning to top domain names led by Google; Microsoft makes voice recognition breakthrough; and you may be in a perpetual police photo llineup.

Updated 3:20 p.m. Wednesday

Charlotte-based Airwavz Solutions raises $1.59M

AirWavz Solutions nabs $1.59M Formerly Durham-based Telecommunications company Airwavz Solutions Inc.has filed to raise $2.03 million in equity, The company, now based in Charlotte, has raised $1.59 million so far.

Updated 2:13 p.m. Tuesday

Bosser leaves cleantech cluster for city of Raleigh position

Jennifer Bosser changing jobs Jennifer Bosser has left her position as executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster and joined the City of Raleigh as senior business retention and expansion manager.

2:09 p.m. Tuesday

Millennials falling for new tech support scams

Microsoft Have you run into one of those pop up tech support scams that sound a loud alarm and claim your computer is infected with a virus? A Microsoft survey says two out of three people have expenced a tech support scam in the last 12 months and nearly one in ten lost money.

6:42 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Cisco acquires meeting software firm - its 17th buy under CEO Robbins

Cisco continues its binge of acquisitions under CEO Chuck Robbins, buying collaborative software firm Worklife.

6:34 a.m. Tuesday

Netflix nixes China for now, earnings double estimates, stock soars

Netflix   Netflix blew past analyst estimates to post earnings of 12 cents a share on revenue of $2.29 billion, double the 6 cents a share forecast on $2.28 billion, and added 370k000 subscribers in the U.S. despite a price hike. Netflix stock soared to a nearly 20 percent gain on the news.

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12:33 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Governments can learn what future users want from today's Digital Super Users

Most, if not all readers of WRAL TechWire are probably what Accenture calls "Digital Super Users," who consult their computer or mobile device multiple times daily. The company says governments can learn what citizens of the future will value and expect by looking at the super users of today.

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Updated 8:17 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock US operators aim to be first to 5G, aided by new millimeter spectrum

The Broadband Report       Analysis: Advances in radio interface technology will enable network operators to open up a vast tranche of new spectrum to carry network traffic and thus help drive Internet of Things growth.

Updated 7:44 a.m. Monday

How to grow a gigabit ecosystem - The Wilson story: A WRAL TechWire event

Turning a former tobacco town into the first gigabit Internet ecosystem in North Carolina - that's the evolution taking place right now in the city of Wilson. And WRAL TechWire is highlighting the transformation with its next Executive Exchange event with broadband expert Blair Levin delivering the keynote.

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7:13 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Oracle: Impact and opportunities of its cloud strategy

Oracle Analysis: At its recent Oracle OpenWorld conference, the tech giant concentrates on a full stack of cloud offerings while spending little time on traditional software and hardware. Technology Business Research concludes that the cloud is the key to future growth. Here's part two of her report, focusing on impact and opportunities.

5:57 a.m. Monday

63 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 3

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.

5:56 a.m. Monday

63 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

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

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