Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

January 6, 2016

Premium Lock Latest at CES: Keeping wearables juiced; ordering from the fridge

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

Samsung's smart fridge unveiled at CES Samsung's smart fridge unveiled at CES

Updated January 6, 2016

Premium Lock NC RIoT taking big Triangle Internet of Things message to CES

North Carolina is the home for cutting-edge research in wireless development and in pushing the edges for Internet of Things development - That's the message the Wake Forest-based Wireless Research Center of North Carolina as well as the NC RIoT organization and six Triangle firms are taking to CES, the world's biggest tech show.

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Updated January 5, 2016

Premium Lock Latest at CES: AT&T's smart cities; mirrorless cars; Fitbit adds tools; Under Armour wearables

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

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January 5, 2016

Premium Lock Raleigh startup's map plots Bluetooth 'beacons' across US

Reveal Mobile, a Raleigh-based firm focused on helping clients maximize advertising results through mobile location-based services, has launched a digital map that plots the location of Bluetooth "beacons" through which clients offers goods and services.

Tracking Bluetooth beacons by Reveal Mobile Tracking Bluetooth beacons by Reveal Mobile

Updated January 5, 2016

Premium Lock The latest at CES: A smart oven; cleaning robot; smarter cars and more

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

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January 4, 2016

Premium Lock The latest on gadgets at CES: Orders to begin for Oculus VR headset

From the latest on virtual reality headsets to Windows 10 on more than 200 million devices to Ford's backing of Apple and Google car technology - here's the latest from the CES show in Las Vegas.

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Updated January 1, 2016

Premium Lock Inside the new HPE: Discovering the new in the old HP

At the recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover event in London, executives laid out their vision for the new HP, built on the split of the tech giant into services and hardware. Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian liked what she saw and heard.

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Updated December 31, 2015

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Here's how Apple's Trojan horse will eat the credit card industry

Vivek Wadhwa Analysis: Apple Pay is a threat to banks and credit cards, writes former Triangle entrepreneur-turned-academic and author Vivek Wadhwa. How so? He explains in detail, describing Apple Pay as a Trojan horse.

December 28, 2015

Premium Lock Don't miss WRAL TechWire's year-end deal: Save 50% on subscriptions

Time is running out on our year-end special. WRAL TechWire is your comprehensive source of timely, daily coverage of companies in the Carolinas -- from start-up to multi-national -- with a focus on the growth industries of broadband and mobile computing, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and their venture funding. Sign up for a subscription before Dec. 31 and save 50% on an annual subscription - and get numerous WTW member discounts.

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Updated December 25, 2015

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Forget recalls, it's toy hacking you should be concerned about

Vivek Wadhwa Analysis: As more toys become connected to the Internet, how many have lax security? And how many millions, or hundreds of millions, of children are in danger due to it?

December 22, 2015

Premium Lock Inside IBM: Using technology legacy to withstand the 'as a Service' wave

IBM Cloud      Analysis: Rather than fighting the current and succumbing to deepening revenue contraction in IT outsourcing, IBM stays afloat by refocusing its Global Technology Services (GTS) capabilities to address evolving enterprise IT needs and drive business outcomes through cloud, analytics, automation and cognitive computing technologies.

December 22, 2015

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO: 'State of the Red Hat Union is secure'

Looking ahead to 2016, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is brimming with confidence. After an earnings report that beat expectations and seeing 20 analysts in one day - one day! - raise their share target price last week, Whitehurst says he has numerous reasons to be confident.

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December 21, 2015

Premium Lock Inside Accenture: Marketing services, AI capabilities investments paying off, but threats loom

Accenture Analysis: Grooming talent and developing IP ahead of market demand positions Accenture to win share as clients rotate budgets seeking business outcomes, reports Technology Business Research analyst Bozhidar Hristov. But threats loom, such as IBM.

December 21, 2015

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Updated December 18, 2015

Premium Lock Former SAS exec Jim Davis takes chief marketing officer post an Informatica

Jim Davis, the long time executive vice president and chief marketing officer at SAS, is taking on the same title at Informatica. In an interview Friday, Davis disclosed what he will be doing at the California-based big data company and why he chose to leave SAS. Informatica's CEO says he's glad to have Davis onboard.

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Updated December 18, 2015

Premium Lock Red Hat shares surge despite strong dollar cutting into earnings

Red Hat            Red Hat shares surged more than 6 percent in after-hours trading to a 52-week high Thursday after earnings beat Street expectations. Revenue fell short a bit short of estimates. And its earnings forecast is mixed. A strong dollar cut significantly into Red Hat's performance. But investors like what they heard.

December 17, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T to 'transition' managed app, hosting services to IBM

IBM                           AT&T says it will "transition" its managed applications and managed hosting services to IBM in a deal announced Thursday after the markets closed. IBM will gain data space in AT&T data centers, but AT&T will keep networking and cloud services.

December 17, 2015

Premium Lock Lenovo's CEO: China can 'surpass global peers' in technology

China Lenovo Chair and CEO Yang Yuanqing is touting his native China's growing power as a technology leader at the World Internet Congress. His confidence is reflected in a recent report that found China beating the U.S. and Japan combined in patents. But Yang's defense of China President Xi's call for how the Internet is regulated may raise some eyebrows.

Updated December 17, 2015

Premium Lock Inside Oracle: Earnings report shows wait continues for 'cloud' payoff

Oracle Analysis: Oracle has very rapidly reinvented itself as a cloud software provider. A year and a half into its formal transition and nearly the entire portfolio is available in the cloud--now the challenge is to translate that same change in revenue, says Technology Business Research analyst Meaghan McGrath.

Updated December 17, 2015

Premium Lock California self-driving car rules trigger 'grave disappointment' at Google

Self-Driving Cars California unveiled precedent-setting draft rules Wednesday that would slow the public's access to self-driving cars of the future until regulators are confident the technology is safe.

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