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Posts tagged “Local Firms”

Updated 3:37 p.m. today

Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola deal; CEO says 'future even brighter'

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the world's No. 1 computer maker a global smartphone brand. Lenovo is now the world's No. 3 smartphone provider.

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3:34 p.m. today

Premium Lock Mojo from Motorola: Lenovo's new branding challenge

In the name alone, Lenovo declares a new branding strategy from its many acquisitions over the years. "Motorola: A Lenovo Company." So declares the new logo unveiled Thursday as Lenovo formally closed on the $2.9 billion acquisition of the former Google Motorola Mobility. How times have changed since Lenovo bought IBM's PC business a decade ago.

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2:16 p.m. today

Red Hat's new 'cloud' startup plan; Microsoft launches 'Health,' fitness band; Google 'tax;' bioMerieux 1-hour Ebola test; ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Red Hat aims to help startups go "cloud;" Microsoft is getting into fitness; Spain passes Google tax; a bioMerieux subsidiary offers 1-hour Ebola test; and ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement to its ecommerce suite.

11:45 a.m. today

Durham-based Chimerix gears up Ebola tests, raising $105M

Ebola Chimerix is gearing up for the FDA- approved to launch a Phase 2 clinical trial of its possible treatment for Ebola. The company also is looking to raise $105 million.

10:00 a.m. today

Premium Lock Quintiles beats Street, ups its earnings forecast

Quintiles       Quintiles meets Wall Street expectations for revenues but tops those same forecasts in earnings by a penny a share. The global life science services firm also ups its earnings forecast.

Updated 8:57 a.m. today

New stats: Lenovo would be No. 3 if Motorola deal had closed before IDC released its latest stats

Well, just minutes after WRAL TechWire posted a story about the latest smartphone statistics, Lenovo announced closing of its deal for Google Motorola Mobility. With Motorola sales included, Lenovo would have returned to the No. 3 spot. So here's a revised story.

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Updated 4:51 p.m. yesterday

Not so fast cordcutters; cable's not going anywhere anytime soon

Cord cutters rejoiced ltwo weeks ago after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there -- why would anyone sign up now for cable? Well, don't sound the death knell for cable companies yet.

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Updated 8:48 a.m. yesterday

LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

6:45 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Raleigh-based INC Research raises target price for IPO to $186M

INC Research, a life science services firm based in Raleigh, is looking to raise some $186 million in its IPO. That's more than $30 million higher than the initial target.. INC lost money in 2013 but is in the black so far in 2014, according to its IPO filing.

6:40 a.m. yesterday

Cree launches cheaper, more traditional-looking bulb

Cree, which rattled investors with a less than bright earnings report and forecast last week, unveiled its promised new LED light bulb Tuesday. It's cheaper and looks more like traditional bulbs. Now, will it light up Cree stock?

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2:21 p.m. Tuesday

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Bridging the Gap, #TechEX14, and IBM Insight 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. 28, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

6:58 a.m. Tuesday

CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

3:21 p.m. Monday

#WTWTrends for Monday: Novartis, DocsInk, Durham and #IBMInsight 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. 27, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

2:21 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock WEPPA finds partner to launch new telehealth platform

Wake Emergency Physicians, PA, in partnership with TeleCommunication Systems, are launching the VirtuMedix Telehealth Platform this week at the American College of Emergency Physicians' ACEP14 in Chicago.

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10:29 a.m. Monday

NC CEO Forum attracts world-class leaders for annual event

NC CEO Forum Christopher A. Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, and Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford Motor Company, will join six other top executives on Thursday to discuss the secrets of successful transformation at the annual conference in Raleigh.

10:13 a.m. Monday

ExitEvent: 10 Startups to Watch - DocsInk, Digitizing the Doctor's Office

ExitEvent This is the first of 10 profiles provided by the North Carolina Technology Association highlighting its newest Beacon Award category, Ten Startups to Watch. The companies will be recognized during the organization's NC Technology Awards Gala on Nov. 6. This report is part of a news partnership between WRALTechWire and ExitEvent.

6:49 a.m. Monday

Up for a Beacon Award, growth continues for NeoNova

With six new affiliate customers and nominated for a Beacon Award next week through the North Carolina Technology Association's NC Tech Awards, NeoNova continues to grow in 2014.

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6:44 a.m. Monday

Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.

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6:29 a.m. Monday

STEM East expands into Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools

The Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $200,000 to Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools (NRM) this week to implement two STEM Learning Centers in NRM Schools.


6:22 a.m. Monday

Review: Your 54 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.

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