Posts tagged “Local Firms”

Updated February 2, 2007

Premium Lock It’s Official: Lenovo To Sponsor Williams Formula One Team

Lenovo lands F1 deal Advertising and promotional package is part of CEO’s plans to build Lenovo as a global brand.

February 2, 2007

Premium Lock CED Helps Food Drive Raise $37K

CED In two months, entrepreneurs raise enough money for 335,000 pounds of food for N.C. food bank.

Updated February 2, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Creates President Post for Asia Pacific Operations

Red Hat Former EMC, SAP, Deloitte veteran Gery Messer to lead Linux software developer’s Far East efforts.

February 1, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo's 'Innovation Triangle' Includes Raleigh, CEO Tells Raleigh Audience

William Amelio during brief interview with WRAL Local Tech Wire. In speech at Emerging Issues Forum, William Amelio lauds Research Triangle for its knowledgeable workforce. However, he says Lenovo's presence can’t be taken for granted and says a well-educated workforce in future is essential.

February 1, 2007

Premium Lock Job Cuts, Increase in PC Sales Help Lenovo Beat Analysts Expectations

Lenovo profits up. However, PC shipments in U.S. market fell 4 percent. Still, Lenovo CEO sees 'tangible progress' for world’s third largest PC manufacturer. PC shipments surge 8% overall.

January 31, 2007

Premium Lock New Bravo Show Picks Motricity for Viewer Interaction

Bravo 'Top Design' will feature live viewer voting, messaging services.

Tags: Motricity, EMC
Updated January 31, 2007

Premium Lock First Southeast Venture Conference Draws a High-Profile Sellout Crowd

Motricity CEO Ryan Wuerch More than 450 people, including at least 100 venture capitalists representing $56B in capital, to attend two-day event in Cary. Twenty-seven companies to make presentations.

January 30, 2007

Premium Lock Metabolon Adds Three Members to Management Team

Metabolon Drug discovery firm adds sales, strategic developing, and marketing executives.

Updated January 30, 2007

Premium Lock InnerPulse Secures $50M in Financing for Heart Defibrillator Technology

InnerPulse targets heart problems UPDATE: Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic are among syndicate of investors. InnerPulse is developing implantable defibrillator.

Updated January 30, 2007

Premium Lock Icagen Is Raising $22M through Stock Placement

Icagen UPDATE: Drug development firm, which was hammered by bad news on sickle cell drug trial, secures backing from new and existing investors.

Tags: Quintiles
January 30, 2007

Premium Lock DataFlux, SAS, IBM Earn Top Honors in Intelligent Enterprise Awards

Readers pick SAS as best in data mining, DataFlux as top choice in best data quality and profiling. IBM ties Microsoft for most awards with nine.

January 29, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo Unveils Compact Desktop PC, But It’s Not Short on Features

Lenovo New ‘Small Form Factor’ computer is 64% smaller than other Lenovo tower PCs.

January 29, 2007

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor, KnowledgeStorm Up for Two Awards in CODiE Competition

CODiE Awards SchoolDude, SlickEdit, SAS, Red Hat, IBM are also among finalists in annual software competition.

Updated January 26, 2007

Premium Lock Agenda Set for Southeast Venture Conference; Close to 90 VC Firms Set To Attend

Southeast Venture Conference 2007 27 companies from five states will be making presents at two-day event in Cary.

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