Posts tagged “Internet”
A new report finds that consumers are becoming more comfortable building their own bundles of video services. That's bad news for traditional cable companies.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says Yahoo has kept a promise to slash its work force but losses keep mounting. Yahoo is "stuck in a downward spiral," says The Associated Press. Plus: A graphical view of its stock.
Lenovo is teaming with big international real estate developer Tishman Speyer for a huge $1.35 billion real estate project just outside Hong Kong. Will there be any impact on the Triangle? WTW talks with a Lenovo executive about the deal.
North Carolina Regional Internet of Things, or NC RIoT, is expanding its footprint to Charlotte with an upcoming program in the Queen City. NC RIoT co-founder Matthew Davis talks about the move and what the group sees as North Carolina's new economic opportunity.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Pokemon Go is a huge boost for Nintendo stock; SpaceX launches space station docking port; first virus-hunter in space heads to space station; and Netflix facing tougher times (plus a graphical view of its performance).
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Sprint owner Softbank buys ARM for $32 billion; upgrades set for Tesla Autopilot; McDonald's and Starbucks to filter Wi-Fi porn; and Japanese businesses caught up in Vine.
The North Carolina Technology Association and the BIG Council are putting on an event highlighting Charlotte's tech community, and ChannelAdvisor co-founder/angel investor Scot Wingo presents at Startup Grind to highlight upcoming tech events.
High speed internet access improves lives and has a positive impact on the economy, education and healthcare, according to recently released research.
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Wasting no time in capitalizing on new FCC rules designed to free up spectrum for high-speed wireless, the Obama administration is pledging $400 million to drive 5G research. An industry consortium is lining up private sector partners for the effort.
Often at odds with the FCC over such debates as "net neutrality," communications giants AT&T and Verizon as well as two industry groups had only words of praise with the fed regulatory agency after it voted to open up spectrum for the next generation of wireless communications: 5G.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Microsoft wins a court fight over access to cloud data; more divers emojis are on their way; the classic Nintendo NES returns; and the EU steps up its fight with Google.
North Carolina Central University lands a $480,000 federal grant for a distance learning project from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. North Carolina also receives three other awards totaling some $700,000.
Consumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable its "Autopilot" feature that enables hands-free operation. Citing the recent fatal accident involving a car with Autopilot engaged, Consumer Reports labels the feature as "Too Much Autonomy Too Soon." Tesla says it will continue development of Autopilot, insisting that drivers supported by Autopilot "remain safer than those operating without assistance."
Alex Osadzinski is a Sun Microsystems vet, a serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley venture capitalist who moved to Cary in 2011 to invest in some companies and then "slowly fade away." Now he's a top exec at Relias Learning, which announced a huge expansion and 450 new jobs earlier this week. Why did he join the company? ExitEvent has the story. Plus: Read his bio.
If you are eager to sign up for Google Fiber in the Triangle, you have to be patient at least a little while longer. Plus: More details about GF's fiber offer for businesses.
The Japanese messaging app Line is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday and in Tokyo on Friday. It's the biggest IPO this year. But what is Line? Watch an introductory video.