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10:50 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock RTI wins $3.1M federal renewable energy grant

RTI International has landed a $3.1 million federal grant for development of renewable energy involving ammonia synthesis as part of a recently announced $35 million federal initiative. Plus: What is this program all about?

6:32 a.m. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part two

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

6:25 a.m. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part one

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

Updated January 20

Tech news: No Tesla recall; Uber pays $20M; Samsung fire update; SAS big data survey; social media-terror lawsuits

Note to our readers: The Bulldog wrapup of technology news, which has been a staple of WRAL TechWire for years, is taking on a new look. We are expanding it to incorporate Triangle and regional headlines, not just news from The Associated Press and other wires. In effect, the Bulldog will become the new home for other occasional WTW posts such as Triangle Headlines. No one publication in the Triangle can adequately cover all the tech and life science news that's happening daily - well, make that hourly. The Bulldog, which draws its name from an old newspaper term for early editions and from WTW Editor Rick Smith's late bulldog Roxie, will attempt to bring you a daily wrapup of highlights.

Tesla Fatal Crash Tesla Fatal Crash

Updated January 19

Premium Lock HPE aims to boost hyperconverged market share in deal for a Lenovo partner (+ video)

HPE and SimpliVity would use complementary market traction and innovation to capture accretive hyperconverged opportunities, says Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber. SimpliVity is a Lenovo partner.

Updated January 19

GSK pharma chief to quit after losing out on CEO job

GSK's HQ in London               GlaxoSmithKline's head of pharmaceuticals is leaving the drug giant after losing out in the race to replace retiring CEO Andrew Witty. GSK is hiring an AstraZeneca exec to replace him.

January 17

UNC, consortium to explore genome sequencing for newborns

DNA        Are you ready to explore baby's genome? UNC clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.

Updated January 17

Premium Lock RTI International revenues, work force surge in 2016

2016 goes in the books as another year of major growth for RTI International. The Triangle-based independent, nonprofit research institute grew its employee headcount by some 15 percent and also increased revenues by almost 7 percent.

RTI in 2016  RTI in 2016

January 16

Reports: Lenovo seeking full ownership of laptop joint venture

New reports about another possible acquisition by Lenovo have surfaced in China. This time Lenovo may be buying out a partner in a high joint venture focused on laptop manufacturing.

A Lenovo Yoga Book  A Lenovo Yoga Book

January 16

WTW week in review: 51 headlines not to be missed, part two

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

January 16

WTW week in review: 51 headlines not to be missed, part one

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

January 13

Premium Lock Chaperone Therapeutics looking to raise $900,000

Chaperone Therapeutics,which recently teaming up with the nonprofit ALS Therapy Development Institute of Cambridge, Mass., to explore potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is looking to raise new equity.

Tracking chaperone genes Tracking chaperone genes

Updated January 11

US sales growth helps Lenovo keep global PC sales lead

Lenovo's halo keyboard  Receiving a continuing boost from PC sales in the U.S., Lenovo grew sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 and thus maintained its hold on the No. 1 spot in global sales. But No. 2 HP draws ever closer, according to two reports.

January 11

Ex-Red Hat CFO Calderoni takes CEO post at Valley startup

Former Red Hat Chief Financial Officer Frank Calderoni disclosed his new landing spot on Tuesday - He's heading back to Silicon Valley.

Frank Caldceroni Frank Caldceroni

January 10

Premium Lock December filings: Searching for investment capital across NC

Dollar sign      A review of securities filings for December finds that it was a busy month across North Carolina with a wide variety of companies seeking investment capital.

Updated January 10

Exclusive: Acquisitions a preview of what's ahead for RTI, which is hiring in Triangle

RTI International on Monday disclosed two acquisitions - and more appear to be on the horizon. In an exclusive Q&A interview, RTI's CEO talks about why the huge independent, nonprofit research institute made the deals - and what could be coming in 2017. Plus: RTI is hiring in the Triangle.

Where RTI International operates Where RTI International operates

January 10

LabCorp moves to acquire Mount Sinai clinical labs

LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America says it will add the outreach laboratories of Mount Sinai Health System to its network of lab services network.

Updated January 10

Premium Lock Will Lenovo make Fujitsu deal? CEO: 'If one plus one can be larger than two ...'

As usual at CES last week, Lenovo unleashed a wave of new products and emerging high-tech plays, from VR headsets to high-end gaming computers and much more. But top exec Yang Yuanqing couldn't escape a pesky questions: If and when the world's top PC maker will strike a deal with Fujitsu? Will Lenovo buy Samsung's PC business?

Yang Yuanqing Yang Yuanqing

January 9

RTI makes another deal, acquiring consulting group of Colorado firm

RTI International is adding nearly 40 consultants to its global arsenal of research and related services by acquiring a division of Colorado-based Riverside Technology. It's the second addition to RTI made through acquisition formally announced Monday.

Riverside Riverside

January 9

Durham-based Viamet reports positive results for anti-fungal compound

Viamet Pharmaceuticals has reported positive results from clinical trials of its lead product candidate for the treatment of two common fungal infections.

Viamet's pipeline Viamet's pipeline

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