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(NQ: Apple)  117.16  down arrow-1.74  (-1.46 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: QUINTILES)  60.50  down arrow-1.26  (-2.04 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  89.56  down arrow-0.76  (-0.84 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  10.18  down arrow-0.5  (-4.68 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  13.10  down arrow-0.53  (-3.89 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  27.74  down arrow-0.23  (-0.82 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  26.37  down arrow-0.86  (-3.14 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Cree)  35.36  down arrow-0.39  (-1.09 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.84  down arrow-0.02  (-2.34 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  25.93  down arrow-0.47  (-1.78 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  2.94  down arrow-0.1  (-3.29 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: FB)  75.91  down arrow-2.09  (-2.68 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  44.00  down arrow-1.16  (-2.57 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  534.52  up arrow+23.86  (4.67 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: IBM)  153.31  down arrow-2.17  (-1.4 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: LH)  114.78  down arrow-1.34  (-1.15 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  25.64  down arrow-0.22  (-0.85 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: MRK)  60.28  down arrow-1.81  (-2.92 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  40.40  down arrow-1.61  (-3.83 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  37.80  down arrow-0.26  (-0.68 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  97.40  down arrow-1.76  (-1.77 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  45.65  up arrow+0.08  (0.18 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  31.25  down arrow-0.58  (-1.82 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  6.91  down arrow-0.17  (-2.4 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  63.79  down arrow-1.96  (-2.98 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  10.15  down arrow-0.1  (-0.98 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
(NQ: Salix)  134.67  down arrow-0.47  (-0.35 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Jan 30 2015
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Posts tagged “Local Firms”

10:27 a.m. Friday

Is North Carolina the State of Technology?

The North Carolina Technology Association released the State of Technology Industry Report online on Friday, containing valuable information to serve as a baseline resource for policy makers, economic developers, media, and of course the tech community. It will be presented to the Triangle community on Feb. 4, but we have your sneak peak.

NCSTIR NCSTIR

10:04 a.m. Friday

Exclusive: 10 minutes with NeoNova's Chris Benyo

Chris Benyo NeoNova's continued growth and record-setting year in 2014 has the Raleigh-based company booming with innovation and opportunities. NeoNova's general manager of cloud services and vice president of sales and marketing took a few minutes to talk about the company's momentum and how the cloud in concert with high-speed internet is helping the company blossom in the Triangle.

7:46 a.m. Friday

With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

7:39 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Inside IBM earnings: Cloud model poses challenge for software revenue

IBM earnings  Analysis: End-customer purchasing shifts from licenses to subscriptions challenge IBM's ability to grow software revenue, according to Technology Business Research.

7:18 a.m. Friday

FCC changes broadband definition, rakes in $45 billion in wireless auction; Your broadband probably isn't broadband; Google vs. traditional media; Bill Gates is worried about AI

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrap up of technology and life science news: FCC approves significant change to the definition of broadband while also raising a record-breaking $44.9 billion in a wireless spectrum auction that officially ended Thursday; tons of internet customers woke up today probably not with broadband internet at home anymore; New report says Google now surpasses traditional media as a trusted source for news; and Bill Gates tells Reddit that he's worried about AI.

Updated 6:32 a.m. Friday

SAS revenues hit record $3.09B but weakening Euro hurts

Driven by strong growth in cloud computing-related data analytics and with the help of a growing number of partners, SAS drives revenues to a record high and extend its profitability for a 39th consecutive year. But currency "headwinds" - a weakening Euro and strengthening dollar - cut into what would have been an even better year, says a top SAS executive.

SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth

Updated 1:59 p.m. Thursday

Citrix restructuring plans to cut 900 jobs

Citrix Systems Cloud-computing software maker Citrix Systems said it would cut about 700 full-time and 200 contractor jobs as part of a restructuring to improve operational efficiency. It's unclear how many, if any, jobs cuts will be in Raleigh.

10:04 a.m. Thursday

SXSWedu selects Lea(R)n as finalist in 2015 LAUNCHedu competition

2015 LAUNCHedu Competition The Triangle-based edtech company continues to gain steam and has been chosen as one of 10 global education startups to present in March at the SXSWedu Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas.

7:37 a.m. Thursday

NC IDEA to open next grant cycle in two funding categories

The not-for-profit organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina will open its 19th grant cycle on Feb. 9 and also has a series of information sessions scheduled throughout the state next month to encourage applicants across diverse funding stages.

NC IDEA NC IDEA

Updated 12:33 p.m. Wednesday

Cree to light up Sunday's Super Bowl with its LEDs

You may have seen ads showing up on TV touting Cree's LED bulbs. But on Sunday Cree's biggest advertisement for its lighting technology takes center stage, lighting up the Super Bowl in Phoenix.

LEDs light up Super Bowl field LEDs light up Super Bowl field

Updated 8:23 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock 10,000 phone sales in 2 seconds: Lenovo's attack on Xiaomi begins

If anyone doubted that Lenovo didn't take the threat of upstart Xiaomi seriously, well check out what Lenovo just pulled off in India - a key smartphone marketplace. Lenovo unveiled a multi-pronged strategy which produced a sellout of 10,000 phones - in 2 seconds. Talk about a flash sale.

Lenovo's tweet - a sellout! Lenovo's tweet - a sellout!

Updated 6:28 a.m. Wednesday

Apple's blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds Jet; AT&T revenue up 4%; BDSI to relaunch pain drug; Snapchat's media deal

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple reports a blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds new service; AT&T grows revenue but books $4B loss; BDSI to relaunch pain treatment; Sanpchat to show media news.

1:32 p.m. Tuesday

Frontier: 'Significant progress' already being made with own fiber network

Frontier  AT&T is planning to take on Frontier Communications in Durham County with a fiber network. And now, so is Google Fiber. But the top executive with Frontier in North Carolina says his company's network is already digging in, winning customers, and is seeing "tremendous response" from customers.

6:27 a.m. Tuesday

Business NC sold; FDA fast-tracks BioCryst drug; Uber caps storm prices; Microsoft earnings don't excite;

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Business North Carolina magazine is sold; FDA fast-tracks a Biocryst drug; Uber caps pricing during big storm; and Microsoft's earnings don't excite the markets.

1:52 p.m. Monday

Triangle firm laying off 319 employees who worked for Cree

Layoffs       A provider of employers for other companies, Green Resources, is laying off 319 employees who had been assigned to work for Durham-based Cree.

Updated 7:04 a.m. Monday

'Rebirth:' Motorola returns to China as part of Lenovo

A Moto X  Now owned by Lenovo, Motorola on Monday officially returned to one of the world's most competitive smartphone markets with the unveiling of three phones to be sold in China. "This is a day of rebirth," said Liu Jun, Lenovo's executive vice president.

5:51 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Last week's headlines

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

January 23

First GSK Ebola vaccine doses shipping to Africa for trial

Ebola Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is shipping the first few hundred doses of its vaccine that is being tested as a treatment for Ebola to Africa for further testing. GSK will soon begin testing the vaccine for efficacy. Currently there is no successful treatment for the deadly disease.

Updated January 23

GSK layoffs in China?; Lenovo-Xiamoi showdown; NC wind energy study; China blocks VPNs; Box prices IPO; Uber woes; Verizon loss

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup: GSK reportedly will lay off 1,000 in China; Lenovo takes on Xiaomi with own cheap smartphone in India; feds seek public input on coastal NC wind energy study; China shutting down virtual private networks; Box prices its IPO; Denmark may ban Uber; and Verizon reports a quarterly loss.

Updated January 22

Duke Energy to build $25M-30M solar facility at Camp Lejeune; Marines providing land

Solar energy    Duke Energy will build a solar power facility costing between $25 million and $30 million at Camp Lejeune. In return, the Marines are providing the 80 acres of land under a long-term lease deal. This is the first solar facility Duke is building at a military base.

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