Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated September 14

Premium Lock Just in time, PRSONAS closes $1M round to secure Steve Case as investor

David Rose, CEO of fast-growing startup PRSONAS which has topped $1 million in sales for its hologram technology, can add a new term to venture capital: "Just in time." With only days to spare, the Durham startup closes on a $1 million round of funding and thus beats a deadline to secure $100,000 from AOL founder Steve Case.

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September 13

Premium Lock Study: Nearly 50% broadband users fear smart-device hacking, data abuse

The Internet of Things and a growing array of Internet-connected devices present an clear and present danger to users' data, say nearly half of broadband customers in a new study.

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Updated September 13

Startup profile: uViiVa, aiming to transform aesthetic injectable market (+ video)

uViiVa, a Morrisville startup, aims to transform the aesthetic injectable industry, such as Botox injections and fillers. The CEO will lay out the company's case at CED Tech Venture.

Updated September 13

Startup profile: Yetta Foundation, building a blockchain B2B protocol

Charlotte fintech startup Yetta Foundation is building what it says is a blockchain protocol that can serve as a basis for philanthropy, economic development and trade.

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Updated September 13

Startup profile: Fluree, a Filipowski-led startup, targets 'low-code' cloud app development

Veteran entrepreneur Flip Filipowski and partner Brian Platz are presenting their emerging startup, Fluree, at the CED Tech Venture Conference. Fluree targets what it calls "low-code" cloud app development.

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September 12

Premium Lock Transportation management firm MercuryGate hires LexisNexis exec as president, COO

Mike Lipps Cary-based MercuryGate has a new president and chief operating officer as well as a business group focusing on innovation to be led by one of its co-founders.

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September 12

Premium Lock Broadband report: Nokia Fixed Networks stands ready to drive gigabit transformation

The Broadband Report       Nokia's goal is to be a one-stop shop for fixed solutions, ready to address the fixed-mobile convergence many of its largest customers are preparing to tackle to introduce gigabit services, says Technology Business Research Analyst Patrick Fiklins.

September 11

Premium Lock Tower of power: Eco-Site lands $20M in new funding

Durham-based Eco-Site, a builder of wireless towers and related infrastructure, has $20 million in new investment capital to fund further growth.

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Updated September 11

Startup Binge week: Profiles galore for Tech Venture presenters

CED logo  If you like to binge on Game of Thrones or Netflix and like to read/watch about startups, then prepare yourself for the "Startup Binge" coming this week and next from WRAL TechWire.

September 11

Startup profile: Care Directions, bringing actionable data to clinical visits (+ video)

How can health clinics make visits by patients more efficient? Startup Care Directions believes it has the answer.

September 11

Premium Lock Inside Dell: First-half 2017 investments are delivering results

Key partnerships and recent product launches highlight Dell Technologies' long-term vision for success, says Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long.

September 11

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, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.

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September 11

WTW's week in review: 55 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part three.

September 11

WTW's week in review: 55 headlines not to be missed, part two

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

September 8

Massive Equifax data breach is another reason to attend TechWire cybersecurity event

The massive data breach at Equifax affecting personal data of 143 million Americans provides another reason why you should attend WRAL TechWire's next Executive Exchange event which tackles the issue head-on. Don't put your company or data at risk. New York's attorney general has already launched an investigation of Equifax. Does your company want to face investigators?

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September 8

'Back to School Tech Party' - a bridge over the digital divide

STEM education news  At Google Fiber, we've long been committed to helping to bridge the digital divide -- the unmistakable line that exists between people with ready access to the internet and the latest tech tools and those without. So on August 23, Google Fiber teamed with the Durham Housing Authority to host a Back to School Tech Party; inviting all fifth through eighth grade youth living in DHA communities.

September 8

Premium Lock As IBM launches blockchain ecosystem, many questions about the emerging tech remain

IBM blockchain diagram   IBM is rolling out very aggressively an entire ecosystem focusing on blockchain technology, but many questions remain unanswered about the emerging tech, says Technology Business Research Analyst Geoff Woollacott.

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