Posts tagged “Internet”

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Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Mobile, data center losses threaten profitability

Lenovo's latest Yogabook Analysis: Lenovo's revamped go-to-market strategy fueled a return to revenue growth, but operating losses in Mobile and Data Center threaten its profitability, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

Updated 8:02 a.m. today

Premium Lock Red Hat acquires Silicon Valley startup in on-demand cloud play (+ video)

Red Hat continues to expand its embrace of cloud computing and services with the acquisition of Silicon Valley startup Codenvy, a developer on cloud-on-demand tools and services.

5:41 a.m. today

Broadband tracker: NC launches tool to test Internet speed (+ video)

North Carolina's Broadband Infrastructure Office is offering an online tool to help people track, test and report Internet service speeds. The office says results will help the state "identify areas that need better access."

Updated 6:53 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock How to make sure your IoT project doesn't fail - Advice from Cisco

Internet of Things Cisco shook up the Internet of Things world on Tuesday with news that some 75 percent of IoT projects have or are failing, according to a global survey. The report made headlines around the world. But for those of you who are IoT project leaders and others wanting to pursue IoT, there is hope. Cisco offers tips on how to improve the survival chances of your project.

12:22 p.m. Tuesday

Google aims to connect online ads to physical stores

Google Google's computers will be trying to connect the dots between what people look at after clicking on an online ad and what they purchase with their credit and debit cards at one of the advertiser's brick-and-mortar stores.

9:24 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Cisco: Nearly 75% Internet of Things projects are failing

Despite all the hype about the Internet of Things transforming our world, a new survey finds that reality is quite different. According to a survey released at the Internet of Things World Forum, Cisco finds that most IoT projects are failing - for lots of reasons.

What's hurting IoT projects? What's hurting IoT projects?

8:47 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Report: Virtual, augmented reality markets (and more) to soar to $37B in a decade

Augmented and virtual reality headsets are by now a reality (pun intended), and they bring about a paradigm shift in form factor for portable electronics.

VR to AR - what's more real? VR to AR - what's more real?

12:00 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock American Underground's PRSONAS goes for Google Demo Day cash (+ video)

PRSONAS, the Durham- and Wake Forest-based startup developing "interactive holograms that help attract, automate, and analyze customer engagements," will be representing the American Underground at Google Demo Day. Two of the three Demo Day winners came from the AU. And PRSONAS CEO says heading to Silicon Valley is major news as it gains traction will seeking investors.

Updated 11:58 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock 100+ scientists, statisticians pitch in to help non-profits at SAS hackathon

Non-profit organizations StepUp Durham, Habitat for Humanity, public health startup Counter Tools, and the Anti-Defamation League can make better use of data today after receiving plenty of expertise from volunteers at a SAS-hosted hackathon.

Succes at SAS hackathon Succes at SAS hackathon

7:27 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock The Human Future: Quantum speculations, scifi vs. science fact

Is science fiction a way to approach examining problems such as quantum mechanics, behavior modifying brain implants, and other topics in physics and science? It certainly generated many audience questions at a Moogfest Transhuman session at the American Underground@Main in Durham, Sunday.

Updated 7:05 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock The Human Future: Why autonomous vehicles aren't an automatic success

Do you know why the companies developing autonomous cars do so much on-the-road testing, testing, testing? It's because their software is not good at dealing with novel situations, so they require enormous amounts of experience with actual roads and driving situations.Duke University's Michael Clamann discussed the "Arrival of the Robot Car," in a Moogfest pub talk at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, Saturday evening.

6:00 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Don't panic - Acquisitions speeding up transformation

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Cisco's most recent earnings report last week shows that the tech giant is accelerating its transformation as well as making more layoffs, says Technology Business Research Analyst Michael Soper.

5:40 a.m. Monday

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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 65 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.

5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 65 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.

May 19

Spectrum rolls out lower cost broadband service for seniors, qualified customers

Cable services  Charter Communications is offering a new lower-cost broadband service to qualified customers in an attempt to help seniors connect to the internet and also to bridge the "digital divide." The program is similar to one offered by AT&T.

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