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July 20

Spotify headed for IPO, Valencel, Samsung deal, Facebook

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Spotify aims for IPO next year; Valencel inks deal with Samsung; and Facebook messenger service hits 1 billion users.

July 20

Number of biotechs likely to use a CRO increasing

Worldwide Clinical Trials A recent survey by Morrisville-baed Worldwide Clinical Trials revealed that 62 percent of respondents are more likely to engage a clinical research organization (CRO) partner for clinical research than they were five years ago. That means business for many NC firms.

Updated July 19

Premium Lock Lenovo's big $1.35B China real estate project - any RTP impact?

Lenovo is teaming with big international real estate developer Tishman Speyer for a huge $1.35 billion real estate project just outside Hong Kong. Will there be any impact on the Triangle? WTW talks with a Lenovo executive about the deal.

Rendering of huge Lenovo project Rendering of huge Lenovo project

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part two of two.

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part one of two.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock AT&T, CommScope, Verizon join 5G group; feds pledge $400M to wireless effort

Wasting no time in capitalizing on new FCC rules designed to free up spectrum for high-speed wireless, the Obama administration is pledging $400 million to drive 5G research. An industry consortium is lining up private sector partners for the effort.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock CEO: $850M deal means LED-focused 'Cree 3.0'

Cree expects to spend the next six months after the sale of its Wolfspeed division to Infineon Technologies closes working through the transition. But by 2017 it will to be on the way to a Cree 3.0 focusing on its LED lighting business, and looking for M&A opportunities, Cree chair and CEO Chuck Swoboda says.

Infineon CEO Reinhard Ploss, left, and Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda Infineon CEO Reinhard Ploss, left, and Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda

Updated July 15

Premium Lock Cree including huge building as part of Infineon-Wolfspeed deal

Cree is selling a building at the end of its Silicon Drive campus in Durham as part of its $850 million cash sale of its Wolfspeed Power and RF division to Infineon Technologies, the company disclosed at a press conference Thursday morning.

Cree and Infineon execs at press confernece. Cree and Infineon execs at press confernece.

Updated July 15

Cree selling power-radio frequency business for $850M

Wolfspeed Cree is selling its power and radio frequency division to Infineon Technologies for $850 million in cash. Cree had intended to spin off the group known as Wolfspeed as a separate company. Most of Wolfspeed's 600 workers are expected to keep their jobs.

July 14

Premium Lock Two Triangle biotechs team up to tackle Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's  Triangle neighbors Muses Labs, which focuses on Azlehimer's, and Metabolon are teaming up to see if they can unlock some of the secrets surrounding Alzheimer's disease. Plus: What is the MEND Protocol Muses has already developed for Alzheimer's?

July 12

Premium Lock Analyst: What Lenovo is doing right in US, worldwide

The latest PC sales numbers are in - and Lenovo is continuing to grow its sales in the U.S. while driving up market share worldwide even as overall sales for the industry decline. So what's the world's top PC seller doing right? A top analyst with research firm Gartner explains in an exclusive Q&A.

One of Lenovo's flexible Yoga tablets One of Lenovo's flexible Yoga tablets

Updated July 12

RTI to tackle premise of HB2: Are women, children really threatened?

House Bill 2 Researchers at RTI International are launching a study of a key issue in the continuing controversy over North Carolina House Bill 2: Are women and children at risk if transgender people are permitted to use bathrooms of the gender with which they identify?

Tags: RTI
Updated July 12

Premium Lock Lenovo shows growing US strength but international sales fall

Lenovo   Newly released statistics from research firms Gartner and IDC have a mix of good and bad news for global PC sales leader Lenovo.

July 11

Premium Lock Former Lenovo CEO takes over as top exec at Avnet

Bill Amelio, a fomrer CEO at Lenovo, is taking over as the top executive at data center hardware and software provider Avnet, effective immediately.

Bill Amelio Bill Amelio

Updated July 11

RTP headlines: Move Loot folds; Chimerix hope; Icagen fund raise; Charles Hayes

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of news about the Triangle tech community from other publications: Move Loot ceases operations in Durham and elsewhere; a smallpox vaccine is the hope for Chimerix; Icagen raises $1.5 million; and the latest on Charles Hayes-NCSU.

July 11

WTW news in review: Week of July 4, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 4, part two of two.

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