Posts tagged “Internet”

March 16

Inside Yahoo's huge data breach: Russia's methodical attacks (+ video)

U.S. officials allege that Russian spies and hackers methodically made their way deeper into Yahoo's network over the space of months -- maybe years. That allowed them to forge technological skeleton keys that would unlock many Yahoo accounts, steal personal information and then use that data to break into other email services used by their targets.

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March 15

Premium Lock New FCC chair stresses 'bringing benefits of digital age to all Americans'

Ajit Pai Ajit Pai, the new commissioner of the FCC, spells out his goals for expanding the "digital age" to "all Americans" in his first major speech. He picks Pittsburgh as the venue, stressing how the steel city "is back," with technology helping revive the former rust belt metropolis. His message: Tech "can revitalize areas that have experienced economic distress."

Updated March 15

Google to host free workshop to help get Durham businesses online

ecommerce          Google is partnering with Durham Mayor Bill Bell to host a free workshop designed to help Durham businesses get online with a website.

March 15

Premium Lock Report: 50% will pay $20 or more a month for smart home service but security a big concern

More than 50 percent of U.S. broadband households say they would pay $20 or more a month for a smart home service, according to a new report from research firm Parks Associates. However, security remains a major concern.

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March 15

Premium Lock Don't overlook Bosch as a major player in IoT

Internet of Things Technology Business Research believes that IoT solutions will proliferate in customer companies and will increasingly integrate with other IoT solutions, other non-IoT solutions, and with partner company systems. As with manufacturing itself, Bosch's IoT solutions will play an increasingly complex role in industry.

March 15

Will Citrix find a megadeal buyer at $15B in value?

Citrix, the software developer that has a major presence in Raleigh, is looking for a buyer. But can the company find someone who would pay $15 billion? Bloomberg news wonders.

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Updated March 14

Charter rebrands Time Warner Cable as Spectrum in Triangle

Charter Communications, which bought Time Warner Cable last year, on Tuesday formally rebranded Internet, cable and voice services as its Spectrum brand. In a Q&A, a Spectrum exec talks about changes, offerings, and competing with rival service providers such as AT&T and Google Fiber.

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Updated March 13

Intel's $15B driverless tech buy + video, a look at robotic partners

Intel will buy Israel's Mobileye in a deal valued at about $15 billion, instantly propelling the computer chip and technology giant to the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology. Plus: A detailed look at who is partnering with whom in the robot vehicle rush. And video: Take a ride with Mobileye.

March 13

Premium Lock Report: Many U.S. government web sites don't meet security, access, other standards

Internet 92% of most popular U.S. government web sites fail to meet standards for security, speed, mobile, or accessibility, according to a new report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

March 13

WTW week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part 3

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 three.

March 13

WTW's week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

March 13

Getting 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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March 10

Premium Lock Report: 31% unlimited plan customers use phones for home net access

Most millennials are using their smartphones to connect to the Internet at home, and 31 percent of all smartphone users link to the net at home if they have an unlimited plan, according to a new survey.

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March 9

WikiLeaks to help shield tech firms from CIA's hacking tools

Julian Assange WikiLeaks will work with technology companies to help defend them against the CIA's hacking tools, founder Julian Assange said Thursday. The move sets up a potential conflict between Silicon Valley firms eager to protect their products and an intelligence agency stung by the radical transparency group's disclosures.

March 9

Premium Lock From IoT to VR: Key takeaways from Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress Companies, innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world turned out for the annual Mobile World Congress to pitch their latest tech and products. So what were the best "takeaways?" Juniper Research offers six.

March 9

What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus program

CIA Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world's most popular anti-virus products. America's top cyberspies aren't always flattering about commonly used security software.

March 9

Internet-connected 'smart' devices are dunces about security

Cybersecurity The WikiLeaks allegation that the CIA commandeered some Samsung smart TVs as listening devices is a reminder that inviting the "Internet of Things" into your home comes with some risk.

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