Posts tagged “Internet”
The Haw River runs through the town of Saxapahaw, N.C.--past farms, past the old cotton mill that has been renovated into an arts and music center. And as the Haw burbled in the background last Friday and Saturday, school administrators, teachers and edtech entrepreneurs gathered for thoughtful conversations and exchanges around how to use digital technology to support learning at the 30th EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit.
A pair of life science giants - and rivals - are making moves. QuintilesIMS is raising nearly $1.5 billion in capital, perhaps in part for future acquisitions. Meanwhile, LabCorp makes a buy to expand its services network.
Watch out for stretchable electronic components to become an emerging factor in device development across multiple industries over the next several years, says a new report.
Cary-based Medfusion said Tuesday it is expanding its patient support offerings by acquiring a New York firm that provides self-scheduling solutions. The deal comes shortly after Medfusion updated its medical portal offerings.
Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.
A new report from research firm IDC projects that spending for public cloud services will surge more than 24 percent this year. How hot is the cloud? Cloud growth is nearly seven times that of overall information technology spending. Who are the big spenders? And how is the cloud evolving? IDC explains.
Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to WRAL.com on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."
Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.
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Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.
"Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.
What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.