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3:48 p.m. yesterday

#WTWTrends for Wednesday: Durham Innovation District, IoT, Analytics Camp trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on this first day of October as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 1:01 p.m. yesterday

Some 'thing' is really happening in Triangle: The Internet of Things

The growth of the IoT industry will be big, quick, and profitable. However we're left with more questions than answers. What industries will see the fastest adoption of connected devices? What role does consumer adoption play in accelerating this growth? What are the positive and negative implications of a connected world where inanimate objects communicate with each other, as well as us humans? Check out this exclusive report for WRAL TechWire.

Internet of Things meetup packs HQ Raleigh Internet of Things meetup packs HQ Raleigh

Updated 8:03 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Red Hat raising $700M for stock buyback, possible acquisitions

Red Hat is raising $700 million in new capital with $400 million of that targeted for a stock repurchase plan. The rest of the capital is to be set aside for possible acquisitions and other "general corporate practices," the company says.

Tracking Red Hat shares Tracking Red Hat shares

Tags: Red Hat
7:39 a.m. yesterday

Hackers plead guilty in $100M hit on Epic Games, U.S. Army, other game firms

Epic Games' "Gears of War 3" was hacked by a team of hackers known as the "Xbox Underground" and so were other firms as well as the U.S. Army, and two men pleaded guilty in the case on Tuesday.

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1:15 p.m. Tuesday

GSK pledges $5M for startups; UNC, Duke scientists land grants for BRAIN Initiative

President Obama's BRAIN Initiative - Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies - second year kickoff includes three RTP connections: Funding from GlaxoSmithKline and research grants for teams at UNC-Chapel Hill as well as Duke.

An NIH look at the brain  An NIH look at the brain

8:16 a.m. Tuesday

Robotic surgery firm TransEnterix secures $25M loan

TransEnterix TransEnterix, a developer of robotic and flexible instrument technology for use in surgery, has landed a loan worth up to $25 million. The deal provides "up to three quarters of additional capital to satisfy our operating cash requirements," says CEO.

3:28 p.m. Monday

#WTWTrends for Monday: CellBreaker, IBM, Lenovo, Durham Innovation District trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 1:44 p.m. Monday

Lenovo exec: 'FUD spread by our competitors is over'

Gerry Smith, who runs the Americas Group for Lenovo and will oversee the merged IBM-Lenovo System X business unit when the deal closes Wednesday, threw down a proverbial gauntlet to competitors on Monday. "The FUD spread by our competitors is over," he declares. Lenovo defied critics in buying IBM's PC business in 2005 and will do so again in servers, he promises.

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Updated 1:43 p.m. Monday

Lenovo's Yang: 'We will win' global server market

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing spells out an aggressive strategy to make the company No. 1 in the global server market once the $2.1 billion deal for IBM's x86 business closes on Wednesday. Yang aims for $5 billion in revenue and profitability in one year for the newly branded "Systems X" business.

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Updated 1:42 p.m. Monday

Lenovo commits to hiring IBMers in x86 deal but no guarantees

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing says the $2.1 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will close on Wednesday. The deal means some 2,000 IBMers in the Triangle will become Lenovo employees. Lenovo reiterated its pledge to hire all Big Blue workers in the x86 business but also said a search for "efficiencies" would begin once the merger has closed and the Lenovo-IBM server businesses are combined.

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1:24 p.m. Monday

IBM x86 employees go to work at Lenovo on Wednesday

IBM                  With Lenovo and IBM wrapping up their $2.1 billion x86 server deal, the first Big Blue workers will head to a Lenovo operated facility on Wednesday morning. While some workers and facilities will transition in coming months, a large number switch to Lenovo's two buildings in RTP and take orientation in coming days, says Lenovo's top North America exec Jay Parker.

Updated 11:21 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock CRO Chiltern expands into Asia-Pacific with latest acquisition

Chiltern The acquisition of Pacific Clinical Research in Singapore comes after Chiltern's purchase of Ockham in July, expanding the company's operations and therapeutic depth in Asia-Pacific.

10:38 a.m. Monday

Duke spin-off Regado Biosciences cuts workforce - again

Regado The termination of clinical trials of its blood clotting drug REGULATE-PCI in July coupled with struggling stock prices prompts the company to rethink its strategic direction.

Updated 9:59 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Red Hat: 'Bash,' 'Shellshock' malware attack underway; fix updated

Writing code   Red Hat says a malware attack exploiting vulnerabilities it disclosed last week and now known as "bash bug" and "shellshock" is underway. The company is telling firms to make sure their systems are "fully patched" to defeat the attack. Meanwhile, Red Hat also updates its patches which it knows says were "incomplete."

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
Updated 8:00 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Durham startup CellBreaker makes national news - How'd they do it?

The interest in young startup company CellBreaker came from ABC World News as their producers were investigating how consumers might save on their cell phone contracts. The news sent traffic skyrocketing at CellBreaker's website. So how did this all come about? WRAL TechWire Insiders get the details.

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6:34 a.m. Monday

Trending this weekend: #WTWTrends, Bash and Shellshock, NCSUvsFSU and more

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news from this past weekend as curated by @WRALTechWire.

6:26 a.m. Monday

Your 56 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

September 26

#WTWTrends for Friday: Shellshock, Best Places to Work, IBM trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Friday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

September 26

Dealing with the 'Bash Bug:' What is it? What should you do?

Security threat Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Even the systems used to run factory floors and power plants could be affected. So, is it time to panic? Here are some common questions and answers about the latest security scare.

Updated September 26

Premium Lock Sageworks hopes to incubate new businesses, ideas with I-Lab

Incubators, accelerators, oh my! Raleigh gets another with I-Labs at Sageworks. And the financial data analytics firm is hoping its investment will lead to new companies as well as more products. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the full story.

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