TECHWIRE 30
(CIX: WRAL30)  1,169.76  down arrow-15.22  (-1.28 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Apple)  124.75  down arrow-1.42  (-1.13 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: QUINTILES)  66.69  down arrow-0.79  (-1.17 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  96.60  down arrow-1.98  (-2.01 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  9.78    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  9.46  down arrow-0.56  (-5.59 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  37.09  down arrow-1.09  (-2.85 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  27.92  down arrow-0.69  (-2.4 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Cree)  35.16  down arrow-0.4  (-1.11 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.74  down arrow-0.04  (-4.59 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  26.61  up arrow+0.56  (2.15 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  2.42  down arrow-0.03  (-1.22 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: FB)  80.78  down arrow-1.54  (-1.86 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  47.29  down arrow-0.29  (-0.61 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  524.05  down arrow-9.75  (-1.83 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: IBM)  160.67  down arrow-2.46  (-1.51 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: LH)  124.41  down arrow-1.08  (-0.86 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  33.31  down arrow-1.2  (-3.48 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: MRK)  56.88  down arrow-0.96  (-1.66 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  41.62  down arrow-0.55  (-1.29 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  35.97  down arrow-0.39  (-1.07 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  102.46  down arrow-0.85  (-0.82 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  47.72  down arrow-1.19  (-2.43 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  35.04  down arrow-0.15  (-0.43 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  7.80  down arrow-0.26  (-3.23 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  73.93  down arrow-0.88  (-1.18 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  9.89  down arrow-0.04  (-0.35 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015
(NQ: SLXP)  172.81    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: SQI)  15.56  down arrow-0.42  (-2.63 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 17 2015

Posts tagged “Local Firms”

10:05 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock IBM, SAS top 'Magic Quadrant'in multichannel campaign management report

Marketing When it comes to services that clients can use for management of promotional campaigns across multiple channels, IBM and SAS lead the way, according to a new study from research firm Gartner. These services are a big ($400M) revenue producer for SAS. Why do IBM and SAS ranking highly? Our Insiders can get the details.

6:48 a.m. yesterday

Apple Watches delay; Duke's solar at Lejeune; Slack raises $160M; WikiLeaks' Sony hack archive; Etsy stock soars; Yahoo-Microsoft deal

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The U.K. Telegraph reports Apple Watches won't be in stores for weeks; Duke's solar project at Camp LeJeune wins OK; Slack, a red-hot collaboration startup, raises $160 million; WikiLeaks creates archive of Sony hack documents; Etsy's shares soar after IPO; and Yahoo is sticking with Microsoft.

1:27 p.m. Thursday

Report: GSK shutting Pittsburgh office, eliminating 274 jobs

Layoffs       Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, which already is cutting hundreds of jobs in the Triangle and in the Philadelphia area, is now in the process of closing an office in Pittsburgh where 274 people work, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Updated 10:27 a.m. Wednesday

Red Hat CEO speaks out against 'divisive' rights legislation

Human Rights Campaign The "religious freedom law" debate is far from over despite recent changes made in Indiana and Arkansas religious freedom legislation, and another prominent voice in the high-tech industry has joined a growing list of executives speaking out against these laws: Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst.

7:19 a.m. Tuesday

As revenues climb, Lenovo brings thousands to Triangle for kickoff

Lenovo's Yang Yuanqing aims for growth. No Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Hurricanes this year, but there will be a playoff atmosphere at PNC Arena today courtesy of Lenovo. General Manager and Coach Yang Yuanqing will be leading the cheers as the growing tech giant launches efforts to further boost sales around the globe. Already No. 1 in PCs, Y.Y. is aiming to be the champ in smartphones, servers and Internet devices, too. Expect to hear a lot of cheering from the Lenovo faithful. They may not all be Caniancs but they do know how to celebrate.

Tags: Lenovo
12:31 p.m. Monday

GSK considers revamping compensation plan for sales force

GSK   Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is considering making changes in the way its sales force is compensated, according to an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg News and The Wall Street Journal.

10:11 a.m. Monday

Clinipace puts $50M war chest to work, acquiring German firm

Clinipace Clinipace Worldwide, which raised $50 million in January as a "war chest" for growing its business, has wrapped up the acquisition of a clinical research organization in Germany.

7:05 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Red Hat's CEO turns author with 'The Open Organization'

Jim Whitehurst  Jim Whitehurst, CEO of global open source leader Red Hat, takes another road a lot of executives don't - for whatever reasons, from time to lack of ability to not making enough money at it - with a forthcoming stint as an author. "The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance" will soon hit the presses as a hardback and ebook.

Tags: Red Hat
Updated 5:36 a.m. Monday

National broadband summit aims to 'Gigafy America'

The Broadband Report: As the leading conference on broadband technologies for communities, the annual Broadband Communities Summit this week in Texas attracts broadband system operators, network builders and deployers of all kinds. And, several from North Carolina will be making the trek out to Austin this year.

Gigafy America Gigafy America

5:30 a.m. Monday

Tech events calendar for Triangle: The latest update

Social networking Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. April is especially busy.

5:16 a.m. Monday

WTW in review: Last week's headlines (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

5:10 a.m. Monday

WTW in review: Last week's headlines (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

Updated 5:08 a.m. Monday

Lenovo widens hold on No. 1 PC global ranking, surges in US

Lenovo's products PC sales are plunging worldwide, but not at Lenovo. The world's No. 1 computer manufacturer widened its hold on the top sales spot in the first quarter, driving up sales and market share, two reports show. Lenovo also is continuing to gain share in the U.S.

Updated April 10

Validic's fast growth; LinkedIn's $1.5B buy; new PPD joint venture; Liquidia demos its tech; Zynga founder returns

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Startup Validic reports fast growth; LinkedIn's big acquisition; PPD forms a joint venture in Japan; Liquidia demos at vaccine congress; and Zynga's founder returns as CEO.

April 9

Lenovo 'confident' of growth even as PC sales decline again

The leader of the world's largest PC manufacturer put a happy face on reports that PC sales continue to plunge as businesses move away from bulk purchases of desktop machines.

Tags: Lenovo
Updated April 9

Premium Lock A must-watch: How Joe DeSimone is revolutionizing 3D printing (Think T2)

If you never thought "T2" technology would come to life .... well, not yet, anyway. But thanks to incredible progress being made by the 3D printing technology company founded by UNC/NCSU professor, inventor and tech wizard Dr. Joe DeSimone the days of 3D manufacturing based on liquids is coming. Fast.

Updated April 9

Premium Lock Exclusive: New Lenovo North America exec aims to drive more growth

In his first interview as president of Lenovo North America, Aymar de Lencquesaing says he is coming to the U.S. seeking ideas from managers and employees about how to grow market share. "You also get better thinking from multiple brains," he says.

Aymar de Lencquesaing Aymar de Lencquesaing

April 9

Uber, Lyft back ride-sharing law; Dell-Red Hat's cloud update; BizCon names speakers; US Army-IBM cloud deal; Cisco's security adds

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber, Lyft want ride-sharing law; Dell-Red Hat 'cloud' update; BizCon in Raleigh names speakers; US Army embraces IBM's cloud; and Cisco expands security offerings.

April 7

Lenovo names former Packard Bell CEO as new leader in North America

Lenovo               Aymar de Lencquesaing, a former CEO f Packard Bell, is the new president for North America at Lenovo. He replaces Jay Parker who was recently named to a new position.

Updated April 6

Busy tech events calendar for Triangle: The latest update

Social networking Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. April is especially busy.

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith