Posts tagged “Internet”
ChannelAdvisor went public just a year ago, but the Morrisville-based provider of international ecommerce services has not let up on new product development. Looking for ways to expand its market, the company hired an outside research firm to conduct an in-depth survey among hundreds of firms utilizing ecommerce. What did ChannelAdvisor find out, and how are the results shaping future plans? WRAL TechWire has the details for Insider subscribers.
Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.
Tickets to WRAL TechWire's half-day conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" are now available. WRAL TechWire Insider subscribers can attend free of charge but must register online for a ticket. The cost for non-subscribers is $49, and with that fee you receive a one-year Insider membership.
The Broadband Report: The number of broadband subscribers at top pay TV firms has surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers for the first time in history, according to data from Leichtman Research Group.
Veteran telecom executive and angel investor Steve Vanderwoude is the latest leader to join the speaker lineup for the upcoming "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" conference being put on by WRAL Tech Wire with SAS as the host partner.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
Bitcoin proponents at the Raleigh Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo say the virtual currency does what the Internet itself is famous for: Cutting out the middle man in financial transactions.
Inside Windsor Circle's new round: Why Comcast as investor, how Steve Case helps, new jobs, expansion
Ecommerce startup Windsor Circle went national in searching for new venture capital. Why? And how is AOL founder Steve Case helping as an investor? How does the Durham firm plan to spend its new cash, and are new offices on the horizon? CEO Matt Williamson goes on the record for WRAL TechWire Insiders.
Never heard of bitcoins - or don't know what they area? The founders of Cryptolina, the bitcoin expo at the Raleigh Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, want to answer those questions - and more. They see the expo as just a first step. "It's a bitcoin 101 event," says one. It's intended to stimulate businesses large and small to consider it as a money-saving payment protocol, and interest entrepreneurs and investors in bitcoin-related startups.
Former FCC executive Blair Levin and former MCNC CEO Joe Freddoso are among the headliners for the half-day conference Oct. 13 being put on by WRAL TechWire and hosted by SAS. It's the latest in WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange series.
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Durham-based Windsor Circle, a fast-growing startup that develops software designed to improve customer retention, has landed $5.25 million new funding. Comcast Ventures led the round along with Triangle investors and AOL founder Steve Case.
Lenovo is one of the first disclosed customers for SAS' offerings as accessed through Amazon Web Services. SAS says the addition is designed to help give clients more "speed and flexibility." Further, SAS is organizing a "cloud" council that includes Intel as a member.
SAS is working with Amazon Web Services to give customers more "speed and flexibility," but the deal will "absolutely not" affect the cloud and hosting services provided by SAS, an executive tells WRAL TechWire.
AT&T is in the process of engineering its ultrafast Internet footprint in the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, and a preview of what's coming began Monday in Texas. Customers in Austin can now get access to gigabit Internet in some areas. Here's a look at what AT&T is offering and what competitors are doing.
A documentary about the world of virtual bitcoin currency will make its premier at the upcoming Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo in Raleigh. Meanwhile, federal regulators are warning consumers about risks in using virtual currencies.
How fast - or slow, depending on your point of view - is overall Internet access in North Carolina? How about slower than in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and especially Virginia? In fact, the tar Heel state ranks 30th, according to a new report. The data shows new fiber networks can't be deployed quickly enough to satisfy net users thirsting for speed.
For the second time in two weeks, IBM is making an acquisition to expand its cloud security and identity and access management suite. The latest deal is for Lighthouse Security Group's Gateway platform and business operations.
At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.