Posts tagged “Internet”

May 26, 2010

Premium Lock Extra, extra! Read all about Wired on your iPad

Wired premiers on the iPad The magazine that focuses on the digital world premiers Wednesday on Apple’s electronic newsstand. First issue is $4.99.

May 25, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T digital phone service fails across 22-state service area

AT&T The communications giant says service for its U-Verse Voice offering went down for several hours Tuesday. AT&T covers much of North Carolina.

May 24, 2010

Premium Lock Dex One’s top executive to retire on May 28

Dex One David Swanson had led yellow pages and online advertising firm back out of bankruptcy.

May 24, 2010

Premium Lock Apple’s own push into mobile ads helps secure Google’s AdMob OK

The Federal Trade Commission approves Google's AdMob deal mainly because of Apple's recent push into the $600 million mobile advertising market in the U.S. The ruling on Friday closes a six-month antitrust investigation.

A sample of technology from AdMob A sample of technology from AdMob

May 21, 2010

Premium Lock Atlantic BT acquires Web Firm NovelProjects

Atlantic BT aquires NovelProjects Two Raleigh firms ink deal this week to broaden Web development operations in the Triangle.

May 21, 2010

Premium Lock FCC adopts annual report on mobile wireless competition

FCC Annual Report The required report by the Federal Communications Commission released on Thursday expands and analyzes the entire mobile ecosystem; finding significant growth in wireless data but drawing little conclusions on actual competition in the marketplace.

Updated May 20, 2010

Premium Lock Google moves into TV with help from Intel, Sony

Google TV On Thursday, at the Google I/O Conference in California, the company made the announcement everyone has been waiting for – Google TV.

Updated May 20, 2010

Premium Lock WiFi use up 90 percent in downtown Raleigh, officials say

Downtown Raleigh  Use of downtown Raleigh’s free Wi-Fi network has increased 90 percent since winter.

May 19, 2010

Premium Lock Symantec buys VeriSign's Web-security unit

Symantec Spends $1.28 Billion on Purchase Symantec has agreed to buy VeriSign’s authentication services business, which encrypts online payments, for $1.28 billion in cash, the company announced on Wednesday. The purchase will solidify Symantec as the world’s biggest technology security company as VeriSign continues to trim itself down to its core Internet domain name registry business.

Updated May 19, 2010

Premium Lock VMware, Google will work together in the 'cloud'

Google I/O conference Google delivered its vision of a Web-centric future on Wednesday in front of about 5,000 software developers at its annual Google I/O conference. Among the goodies announced, including a new Chrome Web Store, the search-engine giant and VMware announced a partnership to fight cloud computing lock-in as Google rolls out its App Engine for Business platform.

Updated May 18, 2010

Premium Lock Project puts 1 million books online for blind, dyslexic

Internet Archive The Internet Archive has launched a new service that brings free access to more than 1 million books — from classic 19th century fiction and current novels to technical guides and research materials — now available in the specially-designed digital format to support those who are blind, dyslexic or are otherwise visually impaired.

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Updated May 14, 2010

Premium Lock '4G': Are you ready for business in the fast lane of the wireless Web?

4g Local Tech Wire will present an in-depth panel discussion about opportunities and obstacles about true wireless broadband. The Triangle is site for some of the first 4G deployments. Is your business ready to capitalize?

May 12, 2010

Premium Lock iContact goes mobile with apps for iPhone, iPod Touch

iContact goes mobile Responding to user requests, the e-mail marketing services firm provides on-the-go services and analytics.

Updated May 12, 2010

Premium Lock Free Microsoft programs? Yes. It’s Word vs. Google Apps

Microsoft In taking on Google Apps, Microsoft rolls out Office 2010 which is a milestone in its efforts to keep up with an industry shift from programs that are stored on PCs to free ones that can be accessed from any computer, over the Internet. Microsoft must be careful not to make the free apps so appealing as to undermine its lucrative desktop software business.

May 12, 2010

Premium Lock Tekelec names exec from new acquisition as chief marketing officer

Tekelec Susie Kim Riley, the founder of data management firm Camiant, was chief technology officer at the Massachusetts-based firm, which Tekelec acquired last week.

May 11, 2010

Premium Lock Wall Street is expecting strong quarterly performance from Cisco

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect Cisco to earn 39 cents per share, on sales of $10.2 billion. Cisco has said it expects about $10 billion to $10.3 billion in sales. On Monday, Jefferies & Co. analyst William Choi said the company is likely to exceed both its own and the market's expectations

Another towering quarter for Cisco gear? Another towering quarter for Cisco gear?

May 10, 2010

Premium Lock Cisco shares jump after analysts project rosy earnings

Cisco Meanwhile, Polycom, a videoconferencing rival, names a former Cisco executive as its CEO. Cisco announces earnings Wednesday.

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