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(NY: LH)  105.72  down arrow-0.34  (-0.32 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 28 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  27.83  up arrow+0.1  (0.36 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 28 2014
(NY: MRK)  57.97  down arrow-0.18  (-0.31 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 28 2014
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Updated 9:02 a.m. today

Premium Lock Exclusive: Cliff Bleszinski opens up on new Raleigh studio, challenges of being a CEO

Cliff Bleszinski, the former Epic Games Design Director, started his first day at work as CEO of Boss Key Productions on July 20. Bleszinski talks about his new studio in this exclusive interview.

Boss Key Productions Boss Key Productions

Updated 7:41 a.m. today

NeoNova expands national footprint to 41 states

Growth continues for the Raleigh-based cloud services provider as NeoNova now is working with customers in 42 states with latest signing in South Dakota.

NeoNova NeoNova

7:14 a.m. today

NC IDEA to open fall grant cycle in August

Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA's grant program has awarded more than $3.4 million to 88 companies across the state. On Monday, NC IDEA announced that the organization's 18th grant cycle will open on Aug. 11 with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina.

NC IDEA NC IDEA

6:11 a.m. today

Your 50 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 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.

Updated July 25

Premium Lock Lenovo catches Internet of Things fever - is it good idea?

The virus sweeping the global information technology business - "IoT" or Internet of Things - is driving up the fever within Lenovo. The world's No. 1 PC manufacturer announced a wearable "smart glasses" deal on Thursday and has created a "New Business Development" team focused on IoT opportunities. But is the company overreaching?

Lenovo wants workers in China wearing smart glasses Lenovo wants workers in China wearing smart glasses

July 25

Research firm: Tablets far from dead but iPad share declines, Lenovo's grows

Research firm IDC reports that tablet sales are a long way from heading into a death spiral with sales growing 11 percent over a year ago. Plus, the recently announced IBM-Apple deal could drive enterprise sales. But Apple's share is declining and Lenovo climbs to No. 3.

Tracking tablet sales at IDC Tracking tablet sales at IDC

Updated July 24

National tech news site Xconomy launches in RTP

Xconomy, an expanding technology news operation that also puts on events, launched its Raleigh-Durham site today. The Triangle operation becomes the 10th in the firm's growing network.

Xconomy's Triangle home page Xconomy's Triangle home page

July 24

GSK seeks regulator approval for malaria vaccine

Fighting malaria The experimental shot is the most advanced candidate vaccine for malaria but results from previous trials have been disappointing. Research published in 2012 showed the shot only reduced malaria cases by about 30 percent in babies aged six to 12 weeks, the target age for immunization.

Updated July 24

Lenovo launching 'smart glasses' in partnership with NY firm

Lenovo, which recently filed for patent coverage of a Google Glass-like device, is partnering with New York-based Vuzix Corporation to launch "smart glasses." The devices will be sold first in China.

Vuzix M100 smart glasses Vuzix M100 smart glasses

July 24

Premium Lock Lenovo's smart glasses partner is a CES-winner, costs $999

So what are the M100 Smart Glasses that Lenovo will soon begin selling in China through a new partnership with New York-based Vuzix? Here are some details.

The M100 smartglasses The M100 smartglasses

Updated July 23

GSK sales, earnings slump; shares drop 5%; growth forecast slashed

GSK's HQ in London       Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, hurt in part by a 20 percent decline in sales in China where the company is under criminal investigation, reports revenues and earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday. GSK also reduced its growth forecast for 2014 from as much as 8 percent to "basically similar" to 2013 and says it can't estimate what the financial impact could be from the China case.

July 23

CEO on the state of GSK: 'We're making significant progress'

Even with sales and profits declining sharply from a year ago, a cut in a growth forecast for this year and continuing legal issues resulting from a criminal investigation in China, GSK's chief executive officer Andrew Witty puts a positive spin on the state of the company in a video interview.

Top execs discuss GSK earnings, strategy Top execs discuss GSK earnings, strategy

July 22

Comcast earns beat street; TW Cable deal progressing; Verizon earns soar

Comcast pursues Time Warner Cable Comcast on Tuesday beat Street estimates for earnings with high-speed Internet customer growth leading the way; meanwhile, Comcast updates Time Warner acquisition; in other news, Verizon earnings soar.

July 22

Premium Lock Raleigh firm turns to scores of investors to drive female 'Viagra'

Drugs for women Sprout Pharmaceuticals has positioned its drug as the first female equivalent to Viagra. And the privately held firm has turned to scores of investors for financial help in driving the drug toward FDA approval.

July 21

ExitEvent news - Ask Scot Wingo: Coming up with your big idea

ExitEvent This is part one of a three-part series on how to turn ideas into companies. This story features Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, and is part the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

Updated July 21

RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research

Under a three-year award from the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers at RTI International are looking at the cost-competitive production of hydrocarbon transportation fuels for less than $3 per gallon.

Biomass and Biofuels Biomass and Biofuels

Updated July 21

Facebook enters Wi-Fi space in Rutherford County Schools

The Broadband Report    The Broadband Report: The Town of Forest City, Rutherford County Schools, PANGAEA Internet, and Facebook are launching a pilot program to bring free Wi-Fi to local students.

July 21

Premium Lock Microsoft-Xbox layoffs could impact 'Gears of War' digital series

Nearly the entire staff of the Xbox Entertainment Studios division is being let go as part of Microsoft's huge announced job layoffs. So does this mean now live action video for the "gears of War" franchise Microsoft acquired from Cary-based Epic Games earlier this year? WRAL TechWire Insider John Gaudiosi reports exclusively for Insider subscribers.

Marcus Fenix, the Gears of War star, is back in Gears 3 Marcus Fenix, the Gears of War star, is back in Gears 3

July 21

Latest news on wearable medical devices, wireless growing pains, Facebook and muni broadband

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Wear your medicine; Wireless operators' growing pains; Facebook says if you like it, buy it; and Mr. Wheeler, tear down these walls.

July 21

Your 48 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 nearly 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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