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May 15

WTW's week in review: 62 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 May 12

SAS network restored after outage, denies being hacked

SAS logo   The headquarters campus for SAS suffered a network outage on Friday for a "limited time" due to a hardware issue, a company spokesperson says. The company says it was not hacked.

Tags: SAS
May 11

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat Summit: Amazon deal; new products; partner, customer opportunities (+ video: Whitehurst keynote)

Red Hat unveils a new deal with Amazon Web Services, additional products and services for the "cloud," and new opportunities for customers as well as partners, says Technology Business Research team that attended the Red Hat Summit. Plus: Watch a video of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst's keynote.

May 10

Premium Lock Red Hat drives growth in cloud business without cannibalizing itself (+ video)

At Red Hat's Summit in Boston, the Hatters demonstrate their ability to grow their cloud business without having to cannibalize other sales, report analysts from Technology Business Research.

May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 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.

May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 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.

May 3

QuintilesIMS earnings top Street expectations

QuintilesIMS   QuintilesIMS, the life science services giant that maintains headquarters in Durham and Danbury, Ct., reported earnings for the first quarter Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations.

May 3

Red Hat's CEO sells another $4.1M in shares

NC Business News Wire ‚ÄčThe chief executive officer of Red Hat Inc. sold another $4.1 million in company stock on Monday, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tags: Red Hat
May 1

WTW's week in review: 61 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.

May 1

WTW's week in review: 61 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.

April 28

Premium Lock Lenovo N. America chief to channel partners: 'Stay with us'

Lenovo        Emilio Ghilardi, the president of Lenovo North America, tells channel sales partners to "stay with us" as the global tech giant seeks to revitalize its server, PC and wireless phone businesses. He puts special emphasis on data center sales and services, a business group Lenovo bases in the Triangle.

Tags: Lenovo
Updated April 28

Premium Lock PPD raising $550M, hitting $9B in value after attracting two new investors

Life science services provider Pharmaceutical Product Development is raising up to $550 million after attracting two investors in a shift of corporate control that leaves Hellman & Friedman as the majority owner. The moves will "drive continued strong growth," an exec tells WRAL TechWire. Rumors had circulated in 2015 that the company, which has a major presence in the Triangle, might be sold for around $7 billion.

Inside a PPD lab Inside a PPD lab

Updated April 27

Premium Lock First WRAL TechWire Hall of Famers: Five pillars of NC's tech success

The first five recipients of WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame honors for lifetime achievement are well-known contributors to the growing, evolving success of North Carolina's high tech, life science and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock TechWire Awards go to six individual, six corporate Triangle tech, life science leaders

Startups, entrepreneurs, executives, investors and several of the Triangle's top tech and life science companies share the spotlight, taking home 12 awards at the fifth WRAL TechWire Awards. Plus, the first five members of TechWire's Hall of Fame are honored as are several Editor's Choice Award recipients.

Republic's Chris Chuang is a happy winner Republic's Chris Chuang is a happy winner

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Dr. James Goodnight, part 2: Advice on overcoming adversity, his proudest SAS memories, and the Triangle's bright future

For all the success Dr. James Goodnight has had in building SAS into a global $3B-plus company, he's also had to overcome adversity (Midway Airlines, a video game startup). So how should people deal with their own setbacks? In the second part of our Q&A, he also offers advice to entrepreneurs about startups, his proudest achievements, and his recommendations on how to keep the Triangle great.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Dr. James Goodnight: From moment of inspiration to building SAS, a global software powerhouse

In the second of our interviews featuring WRAL TechWire's first five Hall of Fame selections, Dr. James Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, talks about the inspiration to create a company, what factors enabled the company's success, and much more.

Updated April 26

Premium Lock GSK revenues surge yet generic drugs pose big threat

GlaxoSmithKline says new products helped first-quarter sales rise 17 percent from the year before but warned that competition from generic drugs may weigh on earnings later this year.

April 26

Premium Lock LabCorp matches earnings expectations but misses on revenue

LabCorp  Burlington-based health care company Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings reported a 17 percent increase in net earnings for the first quarter due the company's strong growth.

Updated April 26

Premium Lock In his own words: Cree's top exec spells out revised strategy

After deciding not to sell its Wolfspeed power business for $850 million when regulators wouldn't approve a deal, Cree Chair and CEO Chuck Swoboda on Tuesday spelled out further revisions of the LED and semiconductor firm's strategy for growth. He announced a joint LED venture with a Chinese firm and pointed out plans to increase capacity for Wolfspeed products. In his own words, he spells out his thinking.

Cree's Chuck Swoboda    Cree's Chuck Swoboda

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