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Posts tagged “Local Firms”

Updated 6:14 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock As Facebook adds Open Source partners, Red Hat wants more women in tech

DeLisa Alexander at All Things Open Facebook and Red Hat made appeals to other technology companies to further embrace Open Source and recruit more women at the All Things Open Conference. While Facebook adds IBM, Microsoft and Yahoo to its OS group, Red Hat's chief people officer calls for more women to get involved in technology - period. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders.

3:46 p.m. yesterday

#WTWTrends for Thursday: Lenovo and Blackberry, Cree, Relias, #ATO2014 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 Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

10:53 a.m. yesterday

Cree, its stock hammered this week, unveils new LED technology

CED's Chuck Swoboda Cree on Thursday morning unveiled its latest advance in LED technology, saying it will "reduce system costs" for most lighting applications by 40 percent. The news comes after an earnings report this week led to a hammering of Creek stock with LEDs the big culprit.

10:02 a.m. yesterday

Rumors Lenovo may buy BlackBerry may be true this time

Chatter on Wall Street supported by media reports that Lenovo might be buying BlackBerry appears to have legs this time. The talk is not fading as BlackBerry shares surge. A rebuilt BlackBerry under John Chen just could add a great deal to Lenovo's mobile offerings - not so much in phones but in software and services.

BlackBerry's Passport  BlackBerry's Passport

Updated 7:44 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Red Hat founder to startup hopefuls: Dream big for big rewards

When you start a company with a product or service to sell, Bob Young, co-founder of Red Hat and Lulu.com, told a packed room at the All Things Open conference at the Raleigh Convention Center: "You don't sell a product's features, you sell benefits." He also offers more advice. What is it? WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details for our Insiders in this exclusive report.

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3:02 p.m. Wednesday

#WTWTrends for Wednesday: Tech Out, Building Q, Venture Atlanta, #UNCReport, TwitterFlight 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 Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

9:55 a.m. Wednesday

Witty defends himself, GSK: 'Look at what we're able to achive'

Having been fined nearly $500 million in China for bribery, facing investigations in other countries and battling lagging revenue, GSK now faces more cost cuts and is contemplating a stock offering for its ViiV Healthcare. But GSK's CEO Andrew Witty defended himself and his strategy in discussing the drug giant's most recent quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. "Look at what we're able to achieve," he says.

GSK's Andrew Witty talks strategy GSK's Andrew Witty talks strategy

Updated 7:27 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Cree tumbles to 52-week low despite new bulb disclosure

Shares in LED manufacturer Cree plunged 10 percent to a 52-week low under $30 after its quarterly earnings report Tuesday. Not even news that Cree plans to introduce a new LED bulb dissuaded investors from dumping shares.

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Updated 6:27 a.m. Wednesday

Massive SAS building, more jobs reflect Goodnight's enduring loyalty to home state

Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.

6:02 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Viamet Pharma withdaws IPO, raises $60M, names Bob Ingram chairman

Viamet Pharmaceuticals scrapped its plans for a $75 million IPO on Tuesday. Instead, the Triangle-based company raised $60 million in new capital. At the same time Viamet named former Glaxo CEO Bob Ingram as its chairman and spun off a new venture focused on prostate cancer.

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3:07 p.m. Tuesday

GSK's Ebola vaccine could be tested in January, WHO says

Ebola Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines -including one from GlaxoSmithKline - could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.

2:55 p.m. Tuesday

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: #ComeTechOutNC, Triangle Tuesdays, #ASTC2014 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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

7:09 a.m. Tuesday

Red Hat-SAP mobile deal; Microsoft CEO earns $84M; LabCorp's new HIV test; NC falls to 3rd in biz climate; Honda Aircraft expands

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Red Hat and SAP partner in the cloud; Microsoft's CEO earns $84 million pay package; LabCorp launches new HIV test; North Carolina slips in a business climate survey; and Honda Aircraft keeps growing in the Triad.

3:32 p.m. Monday

#WTWTrends for Monday: DeSimone, IBM, Raleigh, NC State Fair 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, Oct. 20, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

7:01 a.m. Monday

Review: Your 58 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.

October 17

Premium Lock Why Terri Lomax is leaving NCSU for RTI - in her own words

In an exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Dr. Terri Lomax of N.C. State, explains why she is joining the management team at RTI International. But she will remain involved with "InnovateRaleigh." Our Insider subscribers get access to every word.

How will you help innovate? How will you help innovate?

October 17

Premium Lock Epic Games tells violent game maker: Don't use our logo

Unreal Engine 4 "Grisly" video game Hatred included Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 logo in a video trailer and the Cary-based company quickly told Destructive Commons to remove it. The game maker complied, reports gaming website Polygon.

Updated October 17

Exec: GSK's Ebola vaccine will 'come too late' for current epidemic

Ebola The head of Ebola vaccine research at GlaxoSmithKline tells the BBC that the company's treatment that is now being tested isn't likely to be "the primary answer to this particular outbreak." He concedes GSK could have moved faster.

October 17

#What's trending: IoT, Cisco, AskBio, Open Source and @JHibbets

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 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 17

RTI hires NCSU's Terri Lomax to lead discovery; chancellor praises her

Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.

Dr. Terri Lomax  Dr. Terri Lomax

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