Posts tagged “Internet”
Analysis: Many changes are afoot at AT&T, as a review of its latest earnings report and what's happening across the company shows. For example: AT&T will capitalize on IoT and new acquisitions to offset decelerating phone subscriber growth in 2015, writes analyst Eric Costa of Technology Business Research.
The breakdown of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal is being seen as a blow to Comcast and the cable industry in general. Conversely, it's being hailed as a victory for consumer advocates and the competitors of the two companies.
Duke University's research efforts into the benefits and uses of "big data" - launched with great fanfare and $50 million two years ago - is getting another big boost with nearly $10 million of additional funding.
The Broadband Report: In 2014, Internet2 ushered in a new era with their first Global Summit. This year's event this week in Washington, D.C. looks to be even bigger and better than its predecessor. Two MCNC executives from RTP are among the presenters.
Analysis: VMware's most recent earnings report last week shows that the EMC-owned company is clearly at a tipping point between its core virtualization business and the growing trend across the tech sector toward cloud computing, says analyst Andrew Smith of Technology Business Research. Raleigh-based Red Hat is among the threats VMware faces.
Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh and other sources, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. April finishes with a flourish and May is packed.
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, announces the release of the WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.
Zack Nelson, chief executive officer of NetSuite, was in Durham along with other executives wrapping up a $200 million deal to buy Bronto Software In his own words, he describes why he's making the buy.
CEO Joe Colopy and his team at Bronto Software loves brontos - they are everywhere in the office - and they let out a "roar" when there's good news. Bronto reported plenty Thursday, disclosing the company had been sold to NetSuite, a cloud technology services firm, for $200 million. In a blog post, Colopy roars about the sale.
IBM tops cloud survey; Dropbox collaborative notes; Comcast-TWC deal dead; 'taxibots' to replace cars?; Cablevision's cheaper offer
In today's wrapup of technology news: IBM tops Microsoft and Amazon in a survey of businesses seeking cloud services; Dropbox eyes a new collaborative notes service; Comcast-TWC deal is dead; "taxibots" to replace cars?; and Cablevision unveils a new plan to attract cable cutters.
Analysis: For the first time, Internet giant Amazon breaks out its AWS cloud services financials, and the numbers are impressive with a 17 percent operating margin and a run rate of $6.3 billion. Analyst Meaghan McGrath of Technology Business Research offers her insight.
Analysis: Microsoft's latest earnings report shows that its strategy of focusing on lifetime customer value in the transition to the cloud stabilizes its performance, concludes Technology Business Research analyst Kelsey Mason.
Analysis: Raleigh-based ShareFile is a source of strength for Citrix, but the tech giant continues to struggle as indicated in its quarterly earnings report Wednesday despite a major restructuring. "Technology Business research believes it is critical that Citrix continues to manage costs in order to minimize negative impacts to its profitability while it weathers the transition," writes analyst Andrew Smith.
Facebook call app; AT&T expects merger OK; FCC killing Comcast-TWC deal?; Facebook earnings; eBay thinks small
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Want to make a call on Facebook? There's an app for that; AT&T sees DirecTV merger advancing; is the FCC killing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal?; Facebook strong in mobile ads; eBay thinks small as PayPal split nears.
"Criminal" is a podcast about true-crime stories that attracted 1 million downloads last month. Picking up on the popularity of "Serial" - the NPR podcast that was the first ever to win a Peabody Award, "Criminal" is part of the new era in digital storytelling.
Yahoo is still struggling to boost its revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments.
In this edition of the Bulldog roundup of tech news: Google makes it possible for you to hunt for the Loch Ness monster from your computer; Wearality names CEO; Parade Magazine features Durham's ELF in its Earth Day issue; Apple's NC land purchase, NephroGenix raising more cash.