Posts tagged “Internet”

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FCC delays vote on much-disputed rules on cable boxes

FCC        Federal regulators delayed a decision Thursday on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to eliminate the need for cable boxes.

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Premium Lock Morrisville startup ShiftWizard raises $3M, names VC veteran as CEO

ShiftWizard ShiftWizard, a web-based work force scheduling solution, has raised $3 million in its first round of venture capital. The startup also has a new CEO - veteran venture capital investor Joe Velk.

7:37 a.m. today

Premium Lock Artifical Intelligence alliance: How the world's media reacts

Five of the biggest players in global high-tech have joined forces in creating the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society. And reaction to the effort by the giants to alleviate public concern about the potential evils of AI as immediate.

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Updated 7:20 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Boston firm acquires Raleigh-based WebAssign

WebAssign, an online assessment and homework solution focused on STEM education based at NCSU's Centennial Campus, has been acquired by Cengage, an education and technology firm based in Boston. There have been no layoffs and the new owners plan to keep an office in Raleigh, a WebAssign executive says.

7:57 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Report: IoT revenues soar to $6B in second quarter with IBM topping list

Internet of Things Want more proof that the Internet of Things has moved from hype to reality? A new report from Technology Business Research says that IoT ecosystem revenues soared 18 percent year-over-year to $6 billion in the second quarter with IBM leading the way However, IaaS limits growth in hardware infrastructure.

Updated 7:31 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside mobile health trends: The future is on your phone

As industries increasingly rely on mobile technologies to meet demands of a changing audience, health care has lagged behind. But the push to catch up is on, Triangle digital health executives say at WRAL Tech Wire's Executive Exchange event focusing on emerging trends in digital health.

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2:32 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Report: Broadband home Internet entertainment devices surge 11%

Broadband households' usage of Internet-connected entertainment devices has surged 11 percent so far in 2016, according to a new report.

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Updated 12:46 p.m. Tuesday

From wearables to drones: How RTP tech firms might save your life in 2021

Let's say you are working in your yard in the year 2021 and you suffer what should be a "widow maker" heart attack. Somehow, you're saved - through the grace of God and technology developed right here in the Triangle. How so, you ask? Let's share a vision into a possible future.

3:36 p.m. Monday

Corning Optical Communications adding 205 jobs in NC

Help wanted sign        Corning Optical Communications plans to add 205 jobs over the next five years at its facilities in Hickory and Winston-Salem.

Updated 8:15 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Long-time SAS CTO retires, in 'stealth mode' for startup

Armistead Sapp, a long-time senior executive and chief technology officer at SAS, is launching his own startup focusing on "radically open source" with a likely Internet of Things angle after stepping away from the Cary software giant. So who replaced him at SAS?

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Updated 6:57 a.m. Monday

WRAL mobile health event focus: Growing importance of mData to your health

Future of Mobile Health event Axial Exchange CEO Joanne Rohde is delivering the keynote at WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event on Tuesday about mobile health - and she's going to be providing a load of statistics that point to the increasing importance of mHealth to consumers as well as businesses and healthcare providers. In fact, several RTP mHealth leaders also are part of the program. You don't want to miss this event.

5:30 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Internet control Q&A: What ICANN move means for net governance + video

"The timely completion of the transition [of several key Internet management functions] will help preserve the continued openness of the Internet by entrusting its oversight with those who have made the greatest investments in its extraordinary success so far - the volunteer-based multistakeholder community," says ICANN, the group assuming that control. Here's a Q&A and video to help explain what's happening.

5:25 a.m. Monday

64 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 two.

5:21 a.m. Monday

64 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.

5:05 a.m. Monday

Keeping up with 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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September 23

Premium Lock IoT's pivot: Report finds shift to deployments from testing

Internet of Things Moving from hype to reality for the Internet of Things: Companies are pivoting to actual deployments from proof-of-concept developments, says a new report from research firm IDC.

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