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Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated 6:37 a.m. today

Associated Press to utilize Automated Insights robotic software to cover Minor League Baseball

The Associated Press and Minor League Baseball are teaming up with Durham-based Automated Insights for game coverage using robotic writing software. The news service says it now can provide stories about all games played by 142 teams across 13 different leagues.

Robots to write your sports?  Robots to write your sports?

1:46 p.m. yesterday

Biden cancer drug threat; Windows 10 update; Dow job cuts; top China net exec is out

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Vice President Joe Biden threatens drug makers over trial information; Windows 10 gets an update; Dow Chemical to cut N.C. jobs; and China's top Internet regulator is replaced.

Updated 5:52 a.m. yesterday

Google's new tool shows how much it knows about you

A "My Activity" tool from Google "reaffirms Google knows basically everything about you," says website Android Police. Google says the site is designed to give users more control over their Internet accounts.

A sample of Google My Activity A sample of Google My Activity

Updated 2:19 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Enemies no more: Red Hat, Microsoft embrace at Hatters' summit

The years of bitter acrimony between Red Hat and Microsoft are formally over, believe it or not. At the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco on Monday, the two tech rivals unveiled Microsoft products that include Red Hat Linux support. And later this week Microsoft will demo how its SQL Server will run Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The Hatters even renamed a developers' blog "http://redhatloves.net"

12:51 p.m. Monday

Browse free or die library project; Tesla-SolarCity hurdles; drones to rescue; China paid search demand

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Libraries fight for Internet freedom (see video); conflicts hinder Tesla-SolarCity deal; drones tested for rescue missions; China demands paid search information after man's death.

Updated 6:58 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Accenture making smart moves in artificial intelligence services

Analysis: Accenture doubles-down on intelligent automation technologies to highlight tangible benefits and stay abreast of innovation. How? Technology Business Research Analyst Bozhidar Hristov explains for WTW Insiders.

Accenture touts AI Accenture touts AI

6:43 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, 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 June 20, part two of two.

6:41 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, 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 June 20, part one of two.

6:38 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, now has an WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

June 24

Twilio IPO smash; Instagram translations; drones vs. firefighters; nuke power ending in Calif.

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twilio stock nearly doubles in stock debut; Instagram offers translation service; drones becoming big problem for firefighters; and nuclear power set to end in California.

Forest Service drone warning Forest Service drone warning

Updated June 23

Survey: Consumers value accuracy most from wearables

If you own a "wearable" technology device or you are thinking about buying one, the accuracy of the data these "smart" devices deliver is the most important buying-and-using factor, says a new survey. Raleigh biometric sensor startup Valencell and a trade association group conducted the survey.

Wearables survey from Valencell Wearables survey from Valencell

June 23

Premium Lock In his own words: BlackBerry CEO on wooing analysts, his future vision

Think no one reads analysts' reports? Think again. In addressing BlackBerry shareholders at the company's annual meeting this week, CEO John Chen gave a spirited defense of his vision for the future. Interestingly, he also discussed how BlackBerry has courted analysts at research firms, noting the crucial role their reports play in buying decisions.

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Hatters' open strategy is paying off as cloud market grows

Analysis: Red Hat beats revenue expectations for the second quarter, fueled by OpenStack adoption and an application-centric strategy, says Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith.

Red Hat revenue surges Red Hat revenue surges

June 23

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO gives a shout out to Ansible; CFO explains acquisition strategy

Ansible Red Hat says its huge investment ($100 million-plus, according tor reports) in Durham startup Ansible last fall is already paying big dividends, says Red Hat's CEO. And the Hatters' CFO spells out why Red Hat is making acquisitions.

Updated June 23

Uber-Lyft vs. fingerprints; solar plane to Spain; Senate blocks warrantless data access; tech boosts coral study

In today's Bulldog roundup of science and technology news: Uber, Lyft keep fighting driver fingerprints; a solar-powered plane reaches Spain (see photo); the U.S. Senate blocks warrantless access to data; and new technology helps in massive coral reef survey (see photo).

June 23

Tech Links: IBM Watson medical imaging; Google, AT&T vs. FCC; Lenovo smartphone supply chain; Tencent gaming buy; good GSK drug news

High tech In today's Tech Links roundup of news impacting the Triangle: IBM forms a new Watson alliance for assessment of medical imaging - 2 reports; the FCC may budge on its cable box proposal after hearing opposition from AT&T and Google; Lenovo vows to revamp its supply chain to right smartphone business; Tencent, which owns a big part of Cary-based Epic Games, buys "Clash of Clans" creator; and GSK gets good news on a COPD combination therapy.

June 22

Broadband report: 'The state must position itself for the future'

N.C. flag           The North Carolina Broadband Report released Tuesday by the McCrory Administration concludes with a warning about the future. "Other states and countries around the world are leading initiatives to respond to this rising demand," the authors write "If the state's infrastructure does not support the ever increasing need for greater bandwidth and speeds, people and businesses will move."

Updated June 22

Premium Lock Samsung gears up for TV ad market, acquires AdGear

Samsung "listening TV" Analysis: As margins compress and revenue growth of smart TVs slows, ad tech represents a high-growth, potentially lucrative endeavor for the device manufacturer and expands its operating system (OS) in Samsung smart TVs. Given Samsung's annual revenue of over $170 billion, TBR believes the $50 million spent to acquire AdGear represents a small but timely strategic move.

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