Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

May 15

Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh   A federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.

May 15

WTW's week in review: 62 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.

May 15

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part one

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

May 11

Premium Lock Why Cisco is buying AI startup MindMeld for $125M (+ video)

Networking giant Cisco is making a move into artificial intelligence for Internet of Things applications by acquiring a Silicon Valley startup. Cisco's vice president of corporate business development explains why. Plus: Watch a video about MindMeld's technology.

May 11

What's holding back self-driving cars? Human drivers

Although autonomous cars are likely to carry passengers or cargo in limited areas during the next three to five years, experts say it will take many years before robotaxis can coexist with human-piloted vehicles on most side streets, boulevards and freeways. That's because programmers have to figure out human behavior and local traffic idiosyncrasies.

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May 11

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat Summit: Amazon deal; new products; partner, customer opportunities (+ video: Whitehurst keynote)

Red Hat unveils a new deal with Amazon Web Services, additional products and services for the "cloud," and new opportunities for customers as well as partners, says Technology Business Research team that attended the Red Hat Summit. Plus: Watch a video of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst's keynote.

May 10

Premium Lock Red Hat drives growth in cloud business without cannibalizing itself (+ video)

At Red Hat's Summit in Boston, the Hatters demonstrate their ability to grow their cloud business without having to cannibalize other sales, report analysts from Technology Business Research.

May 9

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

‚ÄčAmazon is giving its voice-enabled Echo speaker a touch screen and video-calling capabilities as it competes with Google's efforts at bringing "smarts" to the home.

May 9

Premium Lock Exclusive: IBM making computing horsepower available to the masses

What's coming next on top of IBM's Watson super computer and hybrid-public cloud offerings? "Unlocking the horsepower of analytics in the cloud to solve data problems in education, energy research, and healthcare." So says Kevin Eagan, chief experience officer and general manager of digital experiences at IBM in an exclusive interview with WRAL Techwire.

May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 headlines not to be missed, part two

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

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May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 headlines not to be missed, part one

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

Updated May 5

Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors

Uber The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city officials looking at whether the ride-hailing company was following local regulations.

May 5

How Burger King revealed the hackability of voice assistants

Lenovo's smart assistant Burger King pulled a pretty juicy marketing stunt last month that drew plenty of attention -- not just to the Whopper, but also to the intrinsic vulnerabilities of a new type of voice-activated gadget. Here's what happened.

May 5

Construct3D 2017 education conference underway at Duke University

The aim of this conference is to raise the level of discourse and deepen the value of this technology for all of those engaged in this practice through a series of keynote talks, educator and technology innovator presentations, context-specific track activities, and hands-on workshops and demonstrations.

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May 5

Premium Lock Inside IBM's latest telco cloud deal: Big Blue bails out Verizon

Analysis: IBM recycles another telco cloud business, adding Verizon into the mix in a deal similar to one for AT&T in 2015. So why did Verizon sell and what does IBM gain? Technology Business Research Analyst Kelsey Mason takes a look.

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May 4

Premium Lock Cisco acquires analytics tech team, IP in expanding software embrace

Internet of Things Cisco, which recently struck an analytics development deal with Cary-based SAS, is pushing further into analytics software by acquiring the advanced analytics team and related intellectual property from a Chicago firm.

May 4

Premium Lock Emerging stretchable electronics gaining traction as tech solution

Stretchable Electronics is a term that conceals great diversity. Indeed, it is an umbrella term that refers to a whole host of emerging electronic materials, components and devices that exhibit some degree of mechanical stretchability. Stretchable electronics has been in the making for than a decade, but it up to now it has been mostly a solution looking for a problem. Recent analysis by IDTechEx Research however finds that this is about to change.

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May 4

Raleigh startup TiO (Turn It On) lands $250K from The Launch Place

ExitEvent The Launch Place, a nonprofit organization in Virginia that provides support and funding for startups in the Dan River Region, recently announced it would be adding a new company to its portfolio: TiO, a home automation startup.

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