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2:53 p.m. today

Premium Lock Recapping Red Hat Summit: From analytics to cloud to partnerships - and a wedding

Jim Whitehurst didn't take the stage in a robe and sing/dance with a choir as his predecessor Matthew Szulik once did, but the Red Hat CEO did evangelize on the need for "open source" development in business as well as in communities. Yes, it was Red Hat Summit week. Here's a review.

11:35 a.m. today

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo, IBM, NetApp losing cloud IT market share

Cloud Network Cloud IT infrastructure spending continues to grow, but IBM, NetApp and Lenovo are not sharing in the growth, a new report shows. Cisco, Dell, EMC and HP all grew sales. So what's going on in the market?

Updated 8:05 a.m. today

Premium Lock SciQuest pitches shareholders to approve $500M buyout bid

SciQuest Having failed to find a better offer, SciQuest is urging its shareholders to approve a deal with one of its current investors to take the company private.

Updated 7:27 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Watch a real red wedding - at Red Hat Summit

Twitter, open source, tech news sites and social media lit up Wednesday as a surprise, real wedding brought to a close Red Hat's annual summit in San Francisco. Yes, a real red wedding - but no blood as in "Game of Thrones."

Updated 6:37 a.m. yesterday

Associated Press to utilize Automated Insights robotic software to cover Minor League Baseball

The Associated Press and Minor League Baseball are teaming up with Durham-based Automated Insights for game coverage using robotic writing software. The news service says it now can provide stories about all games played by 142 teams across 13 different leagues.

Robots to write your sports?  Robots to write your sports?

Updated 12:50 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Semprius tops $13M in debt financing with latest raise

Semprius logo Semprius continues to raise debt rather than investment capital, closing a new raise of just over $280,000. Here's a look at all the debt funding the Durham-based company has raised since 2012.

Updated 6:35 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Lenovo broadens Red Hat embrace + Whitehurst keynote, news at Red Hat Summit

Lenovo, the world's top PC manufacturer and a top provider of servers for data centers which operates one of its two executive headquarters in Morrisville, is deepening its relationship with Raleigh-based Red Hat, the global open source Linux developer. Plus, get the latest news from the Red Hat Summit and watch Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst's keynote speech where he stresses the importance of open source.

6:22 a.m. Wednesday

IBM, GSK at Biden cancer summit; Mars booster fires (video); Zuck's wall; hepatitis C pill

In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: IBM's Watson to tackle cancer and GSK to speed up drug development; NASA fires a Mars booster (see video, photos); Mark Zuckerberg's new wall angers neighbors in Hawaii; and the FDA approves a pill to treat hepatitis C.

Updated 2:19 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Enemies no more: Red Hat, Microsoft embrace at Hatters' summit

The years of bitter acrimony between Red Hat and Microsoft are formally over, believe it or not. At the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco on Monday, the two tech rivals unveiled Microsoft products that include Red Hat Linux support. And later this week Microsoft will demo how its SQL Server will run Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The Hatters even renamed a developers' blog ""

10:30 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Lenovo adding 'sense of touch' to mobile devices

Lenovo, looking to give a boost to lagging smartphone sales, is adding haptic, or sense of touch, technology to smartphones and tablets. Plus: What haptic technology is/provides and watch a video demo.

6:43 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, 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 June 20, part two of two.

6:41 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, 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 June 20, part one of two.

June 24

Red Hat CEO wins Ernst & Young tech entrepreneur honor

Jim Whitehurst   Jim Whitehurst, CEOf of Red Hat, is the winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in technology award for the southeast.

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June 24

Triangle headlines: RTI-Zika research; Quintiles glucose monitoring; Cree's LED plant lights; PatientPay exec; Q2 award

Triangle headlines Triangle headline news this week includes: RTI to host Zika research; Quintiles offers new glucose monitoring service; Cree offers new LEDS to boost plants; PatientPay adds a new exec; and Quintiles joint venture Q2 wins an award.

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Hatters' open strategy is paying off as cloud market grows

Analysis: Red Hat beats revenue expectations for the second quarter, fueled by OpenStack adoption and an application-centric strategy, says Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith.

Red Hat revenue surges Red Hat revenue surges

June 23

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO gives a shout out to Ansible; CFO explains acquisition strategy

Ansible Red Hat says its huge investment ($100 million-plus, according tor reports) in Durham startup Ansible last fall is already paying big dividends, says Red Hat's CEO. And the Hatters' CFO spells out why Red Hat is making acquisitions.

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