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Posts tagged “Internet”

12:37 p.m. today

Feds refine 'driver;' Adwerx new ad product; Twitter tweaks timeline; Chinese want Opera

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The government redefines "driver" in a boost for computer-controlled cars; Durham-based Adwerx launches new advertising product; Twitter tweaks its timeline; and Chinese investors offer $1.2B for Norwegian tech firm Opera.

Updated 7:57 a.m. today

Thought leaders gather in Raleigh to create Internet of Things roadmap

Internet  A National Science Foundation-supported conference at NCSU over the next two days will explore the creation of a roadmap toward developing a national Internet of Things strategy. Here's a preview of what's going on.

7:08 a.m. today

Premium Lock What are top 3 disruptors in FinTech? Report makes the case

A new research report from Juniper breaks down what its analysts view as the top disruptors in the financial technical services, or FinTech, space. Our WTW Insider subscribers get a look at the top three.

Trying out Apple Pay Trying out Apple Pay

6:36 a.m. today

'DJ Watson:' IBM's Watson joins Moogfest lineup

Moogest 2016 Watson will help Moogfest attendees compose their own songs, but there will be plenty of human performers, too, at the Durham event. New additions include synth-pop band Grimes and pop trio Mike Snow.

Tags: IBM, Internet
11:42 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Cognizant's growth throwing a 'cloud' over rivals IBM, Accenture

Analysis: Cognizant is increasingly encroaching on IBM and Accenture's territory by building out its consulting scale and digital and cloud expertise, writes Technology Business research Analyst Jennifer Hamel. Our Insiders get the full story.

Cloud computing Cloud computing

2:16 p.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Feb. 1, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Feb. 1, part two of two:

2:10 p.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Feb. 1, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Feb. 1, part one of two.

2:09 p.m. Monday

Accessing WTW on the go: Mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps available

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, now has an WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

Updated February 6

Google Fiber promises free ultra-fast Internet access to public housing

Google Fiber, which is in the process of deploying in the Triangle, is promising free ultra-fast Internet access to all public housing properties in cities where it offers service. The aim is to deliver the fast Internet "to those who need it most," a Google executive says. Google says it is doing so "voluntarily."

Connecting in Kansas City Connecting in Kansas City

February 5

Premium Lock Researcher: Exploding sharing economy driving growth in mobile payment tech

Trying out Apple Pay As Uber, Airbnb, Lyft and other startups in the sharing economy ($335 billion by 2025, says PwC) continue to grow, their success is driving growth in mobile payment technology so consumers can take advantage of "sharing" opportunities. So believes an expert in the field at the Warwick Business School.

February 5

NC Commerce chief renews push for crowdfunding

Commerce Secretary John Skvarla told a legislative panel Thursday that North Carolina needs to help small businesses find investment capital so they can grow, and one way to do that is to legalize crowdfunding.

John Skvarla wants crowdfunding John Skvarla wants crowdfunding

Updated February 5

Apple faces $626M patent loss; Comcast comeback; 15-second thriller series; WhatsApp, Gmail, Apple top 1B

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple faces a huge loss in a patent case; Comcast mounts a comeback; a 15-second trhiller series at Instagram; and WhatsApp, Gmail as well as Apple top 1 billion mark in customers or devices.

Updated February 4

Amazon launches one-hour delivery service in Raleigh

Amazon Prime Now delivery service Want something like paper towels or milk or even a new computer? Don't want to leave the house but still want to get that shopping item in an hour? You can now. Amazon on Thursday launched its "Prime Now" service in Raleigh.

Updated February 4

Frontier: 'We applaud' ConnectHome net plan, touts own efforts

Frontier Communications Frontier Communications offers praise for the ConnectHome plan from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which includes a partnership with Google Fiber. But Frontier, which provides services in the Durham area, points out its own efforts to expand broadband access.

Updated February 4

Premium Lock Cisco pays $1.4B in cash for IoT unicorn Jasper - Why make the deal?

Cisco Systems is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemakers. Jasper is a "unicorn" - a venture capital-backed startup valued at more than $1 billion. Why make the deal?

Cisco graphic projects IoT growth Cisco graphic projects IoT growth

Updated February 4

SAS drives revenue to 40th straight record: $3.16B

Driven by increased sales globally, a surge in new customers and a near 10 percent increase in R&D spending to develop new products, Cary-based SAS set a record for revenue in 2015 at $3.16 billion. Revenues grew 2.3 percent despite a strong U.S. dollar as the privately held firm also stretched its streak of never losing money. The good news means SAS is adding jobs.

Tracking SAS financials Tracking SAS financials

February 3

AT&T applauds Google Fiber's 'free' offer to community centers, notes its own efforts to bridge 'digital divide'

AT&T GigaPower     While praising Google Fiber's announced plans Wednesday to offer free ultra-fast Internet access to public housing communities, AT&T notes it is already doing so at several Triangle and Triad locations. And a new program for discounted access is coming.

Updated February 3

Yahoo to cut 1,700 jobs + A graphical view of the struggling tech giant

Marissa Mayer Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job. Plus: an interactive graphical view at Yahoo's shrinking headcount and other financial data.

February 2

Vivek Wadhwa: R.I.P. Bitcoin. It's time to move on

Vivek Wadhwa Thinking of investing in Bitcoins? Bitcoin did have great potential, but it is damaged beyond repair, and a replacement is badly needed, writes former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

February 2

MIT wins Hyperloop design event; China drone schools; a spam conviction; Facebook gun policy

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: An MIT team wins a Hyperloop design competition; China drone schools train pilots; a sentence in a big spam case; and Facebook's new gun policy.

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