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(NY: QUINTILES)  72.86  up arrow+0.24  (0.33 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  85.58  down arrow-0.33  (-0.38 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  15.48  up arrow+0.34  (2.25 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  8.05  up arrow+0.05  (0.63 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  35.29  up arrow+1.26  (3.7 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  27.36  up arrow+0.14  (0.51 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: Cree)  25.54  up arrow+1.02  (4.16 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.87    (-0.46 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  26.60  up arrow+0.29  (1.1 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  2.45  down arrow-0.03  (-1.21 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: FB)  87.22  down arrow-0.33  (-0.38 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
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(NQ: GOOG)  525.02  up arrow+2.16  (0.41 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: IBM)  165.00  up arrow+0.27  (0.16 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: LH)  120.56  up arrow+0.33  (0.27 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  23.60  down arrow-0.94  (-3.83 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: MRK)  57.99  up arrow+0.44  (0.76 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  44.30  down arrow-0.09  (-0.2 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  31.60  up arrow+0.3  (0.96 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  99.17  up arrow+0.55  (0.56 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  49.70  up arrow+1.24  (2.56 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  33.73  up arrow+0.48  (1.44 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
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(NY: RED HAT)  76.86  up arrow+0.24  (0.31 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Jul 07 2015
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(NQ: Salix)  172.81    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Apr 01 2015
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Posts tagged “Local Firms”

2:43 p.m. today

Durham startups dominate NC innovation grants

The Durham Innovation District Seven of 11 One North Carolina Small Business Fund recipients of its latest awards totaling $544,967 were Durham firms, according to the NC Department of Commerce.

2:08 p.m. today

Metabolon names new exec; Rocky Mount getting new Internet service? Google fiber on Raleigh city agenda

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Metabolon names new chief commercial officer; Rocky Mount and Suddenlink to offer next gen Internet; how many angel investors are too many?; Google fiber on Raleigh city agenda.

6:27 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock 'Humbled' veteran Quintiles exec gears up for new role as Q2 CEO

Q2 Solutions, the new life science services subsidiary launched by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, has a familiar face leading it as CEO: Costa Panagos, who has worked at Quintiles for the past 15 years. So why give up corporate security to take the new job? How does he feel about it? And what does Q2 offer in terms of improving healthcare? WTW Insiders get the exclusive details.

Costa Panagos Costa Panagos

Updated 6:03 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Chapel Hill marketing firm nabs $230K

iValu8 Chapel Hill-based iValu8, a marketing firm that helps companies run engaging marketing campaigns, has raised $230,000 in equity and nearly $60,000 in debt financing according to regulatory filings.

5:12 a.m. yesterday

Patriot Boot Camp from Techstars highlights WTW tech calendar

Social networking High-tech accelerator Techstars is bringing its program to help veterans who want to become entrepreneurs - called Patriot Boot Camp - to Chapel Hill. Plus, other tech events.

5:09 a.m. yesterday

WTW news in review: Week of June 29 (Part 1)

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

5:07 a.m. yesterday

WTW news in review: Week of June 29 (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.

Updated July 3

Analyst sees 3 strikes against Lenovo, says 'Sell'

Lenovo banner at a trade show       Lenovo faces trouble on all of its three big product markets - PCs, smartphones and servers - leading an analyst firm to slash its rating on Lenovo shares to "Sell."

Updated July 3

Premium Lock Will there be layoffs as well as new jobs as Quintiles' Q2 launches?

DNA      Quintiles' new joint venture with Quest formally launched Thursday with a work force of some 2,000 people. But will there be layoffs due to any overlap in job functions? Might there also be new jobs created? Let's take a look.

July 3

GSK's HIV drug deal with China; inside IBM's Wimbledon bunker; Red Hat adds SAP to cloud; Tesla sets record; Wi-Fi in Cuba

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: GSK makes an HIV drug deal with China; going inside IBM's bunker at Wimbledon; Red Hat adds SAP support to cloud services at Amazon; Tesla sets a record for car deliveries; and Cuba gets Wi-Fi hot spots.

Updated July 2

Quintiles, Quest formally launch new clinical lab, drug testing company

Q2 Solutions, or "Q Squared Solutions," is formally launching today as a new clinical trials laboratory company owned by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics. The new venture is led by a former Quintiles executive. The new company kicks off with 2,000 employees.

Costa Panagos Costa Panagos

July 2

Apple Watch forecast cut; robot kills worker; IBM's $1.5B chip deal closes; GSK vaccine, narcolepsy linked; AT&T-DirecTV deal nears OK

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: An analyst says Apple Watch sales are slowing and he cuts forecast; a robot kills a worker in Germany; IBM closes on its $1.5 billion deal to dump its chip business; a GSK drug is linked to narcolepsy outbreak by study; and AT&T reportedly wins Justice Department OK for its DirecTV deal.

July 1

Premium Lock Is the 'Osprey' Lenovo's first Motorola smartphone?

Motorola's new Lenovo banner Motorola's chairman recently was ousted in an executive shakeup but the Lenovo company is continuing to develop new products. And website Technobuffalo says it has "leaked" photos of what would be the first smartphone produced under Lenovo's ownership. Will Republic Wireless offer it?

Updated June 30

SAS to back female entrepreneurs through SoarTriangle sponsorship

SoarTriangle, the group recently formed to help female entrepreneurs negotiate the way to securing funding in order to grow their businesses, has landed another high-profile sponsor: SAS.

SoarTriangle SoarTriangle

June 30

An in-flight rescue: Quintiles physician saves passenger

When a medical emergency occurred on an international flight from London to India recently, the crew received a rapid response from a Quintiles physician and her husband- also a doctor. They saved a woman and helped her husband.

Dr. Vidya Kadam, left, adn Dr. Santosh Kadam Dr. Vidya Kadam, left, adn Dr. Santosh Kadam

June 29

Google (and Red Hat) lose in Java copyright case vs. Oracle

Oracle The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that powers most of the world's smartphones and computer tablets. Red Hat had allied itself with Google in the case.

June 29

Former Peace Corps director takes on new role at RTI itnernational

Aaron Williams Aaron Williams, who left RTI International in 2009 to become director of the U.S. peace Corps then returned in 2012 as head of international development, is taking on a new role. Another RTI executive also is changing jobs.

Tags: RTI
Updated June 29

A nearly $2B IPO adds to legacy of Lenovo's founder

When does legend become fact? In the case of Lenovo and its founder Liu Chuanzhi, the fact is the company and Liu are bona fide entrepreneurial success stories dating back to humble beginnings in 1984. A big IPO for Lenovo's parent adds to a remarkable legacy. And Liu shares some advice for others to emulate.

Liu Chuanzhi Liu Chuanzhi

Tags: Lenovo
Updated June 29

Tech calendar: Deadline at hand for startups to apply for CED tech event

Social networking Time is running out for startups to apply to present at the CED Tech Venture Conference; the early bird discount rate to attend for everyone also is at hand. Plus more tech calendar news.

June 29

WTW news in review: Week of June 22 (Part 1)

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

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