Posts tagged “Internet”
Addressing the South by Southwest Interactive from London through Skype, Julian Assange says he has more secrets to share with the world. He also cites NSA leaks from Edward Snowden show a "military occupation" of the Internet.
With more than 30,000 attendees gathering today for the four-day forum in Austin, speakers and panels will reconsider their role in protecting shared data after years of encouraging customers to put more of their life on the Web.
A 64-year-old physicist, identified by Newsweek magazine as Bitcoin's creator, was chased by reporters through Los Angeles and denied any role in the digital currency, saying he first heard of it three weeks ago.
"If the founders of Daylight Books can pull off their latest feat in art industry innovation, then they'll help dozens of emerging contemporary artists and photographers around the world add new fans and revenue streams for their work," reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers has vowed to do more business in Canada, citing tax policy and other challenges in the US. In picking Toronto and not either RTP or another US location, Chambers is restating his stance.
In today's Bulldog technology roundup blog: A Bitcoin bank closes after being robbed; Facebook may buy a drone company; Roku steps up video-streaming fight with Google; and Dish takes the lead in offering Internet streaming.
Automated Insights and Windsor Circle prevail in a 50-team Triangle shootout to win the right to present to potential investors at a Google for Entrepreneurs event in Silicon Valley on April 2.
Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based which collapsed after losing 750,000 Bitcoins belonging to clients on its exchange, says theft through hacking caused its losses. "We will make all efforts to ensure that crimes are punished and damages recovered," the CEO says.
How do you succeed as an entrepreneur? "Persistence is everything," says Joe Colopy of Bronto Software. As part of WRALTechWire's Insider Interview series, we are asking Triangle entrepreneurs about who they are, what they do, and what advice they can offer to those thinking about or have already launched their own businesses. Our Insider members can access the full story plus a video interview about Bronto's first footsteps.
So who is the man running Bronto Software? WRALTechWire publishes today the latest in a new series: In-depth interviews with Triangle entrepreneurs, each of which will include multiple parts. Our package today focuses on Joe Colopy, Bronto's CEO, who lets out a roar or two about his career and Bronto's success. WRALTechWire Insider columnist and entrepreneur Joe Procopio will be having candid conversations over a beer with our profile subjects throughout 2014.
Siri voice commands is coming to new cars. Apple says technology letting drivers use iPhones with voice commands or steering-wheel buttons will be available in vehicles as early as this year.
The Internet giant says it already has met with Triangle, Charlotte and other officials in the 34 communities that are on its shortlist for deployment of Google Fiber networks. Deployment decisions could be made by the end of the year.
The Broadband Report: Middle Schoolers throughout North Carolina will get a chance to connect what they are learning in the classroom with the real world of work all this week during Students@Work.
Author and agency founder Joseph Jaffe challenges marketers attending the Triangle American Marketing Association "High Five" conference to be a "zero" when it comes to doing their jobs. But ZERO is an acronym for good qualities, not bad.
Quintiles led the class of Triangle IPOs in the last year at nearly $1 billion in value, but ChannelAdvisor's stock is showing remarkable strength. So is Aerie Pharmaceuticals. With Scynexis filing to go public Thursday, WRALTechWire updates what has happened on the stock "exit route" for regional firms and how their stocks have fared since.
Thursday's announcement follows the company's $1.6 billion investment in the state between 2011 and 2013. AT&T says the investment was designed to enhance network speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers.
Ben Weinberger recently sold Durham-based Digitalsmiths for $135 million, and venture capitalist Wright Steenrod wasn't surprised. The partner at Chrysalis Ventures says he knew he had a winner when making due diligence calls about Weinberger before investing. "Nobody ever had a bad word to say about him - nobody," Steenrod says. And in the cable TV industry, he points out, "nobody likes nobody." Read on, WRALTechWire Insiders.
Just a year ago, Lenovo helped launch a new security organization called Fast IDentity Alliance, or FIDO, in an effort to improve authentication - perhaps even replacing passwords. On Wednesday, Lenovo stepped up its commitment by investing in Nok Nok Labs, a startup that helped launch FIDO.
Analysis: Google Fiber's stated interest in the Triangle and Charlotte is good news for the state. But is this the "holy grail" for North Carolina? Is access to gigabit service from Google and/or other providers in our urban areas enough? No. I would argue strongly that we are not the Gigabit state until affordable options for scalable broadband service expand into rural North Carolina. This isn't a "nice to have" anymore but a necessity.