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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

11:05 a.m. today

From Red Hat's CEO: Only a matter of time, cloud winners will be chosen soon

Editor's note: In a blog post published Monday, red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst offers insight into what's happening at the world's top Linux software firm. From 50-straight quarters of revenue growth to acquisitions to facing up to challenges in mobile cloud computing, Whitehurst expounds at length from his chair in Red Hat's downtown Raleigh tower.

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6:49 a.m. today

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Losing CTO hurts but alliances will help

Analysis: Red Hat delivers again on revenues and earnings with a quarterly report that tops Wall Street expectations. So what are the key factors driving growth and bigger deals? And what will its CTO's departure mean? Analyst Krista Macomber offers an inside look.

How OpenStack cloud works How OpenStack cloud works

Updated September 19

Do Apple, Google changes ensure privacy? National Law Journal says no

Before rushing out to buy your new iPhone 6 today, thinking changes in Apple's privacy policy will protect you from government snooping, you'd better think again. Same for Google changes. The government still has tools, warns The National Law Journal.

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September 19

Premium Lock What next for Oracle as Larry Ellison leaves CEO chair?

Analysts at Technology Business Research believe Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's decision to retire from that post and the changes in other executive roles will lead the software giant to "rethink how it operates."

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Updated September 17

Premium Lock 'Burn rate bubble' talk raises caution flag in Triangle

Are startups too loose with their spending? Talk of the "burn rate bubble" in Silicon Valley spreads to the Triangle where more money is now available. Are Triangle startups at risk, too? WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio offers our subscribers his exclusive analysis.

Silicon Valley VC Sunil Nagaraj, who grew up in Raleigh, talks investing at CED conference Silicon Valley VC Sunil Nagaraj, who grew up in Raleigh, talks investing at CED conference

Updated September 15

Premium Lock For Microsoft, 'Minecraft' is more platform than a game

Microsoft Corporation Microsoft's purchase of "Minecraft" maker Mojang shows its commitment to building up its cross-platform appeal and evangelizes a device-and-platform-agnostic strategy for the company, according to Technology Business Research.

Updated September 15

Connected health devices gaining popularity in U.S. homes

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: More than a quarter of U.S. broadband households own and use at least one connected health device with another double-digit uptick expected within the next year, according to new data from research firm Parks Associates.

September 15

Premium Lock Inside HP's latest acquisition: Deal a big boost to 'cloud' drive

HP The acquisition of Eucalyptus closes a gap in hybrid cloud and expands HP's reach against a $7 billion-and-growing hybrid cloud integration market, according to analysis by Technology Business Research.

September 15

Latest news on Microsoft and Minecraft, Twitch, iPhone delays, digital wellness and cloud security

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Microsoft to purchase the makers of Minecraft on Monday; New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts; Larger Apple iPhones shipments delayed amid record orders; Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can move the dial on wellness; and Why cloud security is something businesses must take into their own hands.

Updated September 10

Fighting for equality: An Indian with 'arrows in his back'

"Innovating Women" went on sale in bookstores and online on Tuesday. It's the latest effort by Vivek Wadhwa, a former Triangle tech entrepreneur and now an academic, to bring attention to gender and racial inequity in Silicon Valley and the tech industry at large. In this post, Wadhwa, a native of India and a U.S. citizen, writes about his motivation.

"Innovating Women" "Innovating Women"

September 10

Review: Apple Watch, new phones look to be another winner

Anick Jesdanun, technology writer for The Associated Press, is impressed by the variety of Apple's new products and mobile payment service announced Tuesday.

September 10

Premium Lock Apple hits home runs with new iPhone, smartwatch, mobile payments

Analysis: New iPhones and the Apple Watch highlight Apple's ability to use design and innovation to establish leadership, writes Ezra Gottheil of Technology Business Research.

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Updated September 8

Premium Lock Tilt? Not at all: Tilt Expo shows promise of Triangle's gaming culture

So the elephant in the room is that the Tilt Expo, a mash-up of video gaming, table gaming, electronic music, and a celebration of the culture that surrounds it, is in a rebuilding stage. But the weekend-long mashup of music and gaming shows considerable promise with a strong program, an appeal to women and kids, plus an embrace of casual games. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio offers our subscribers his exclusive analysis.

Gaming and culture at Tilt Expo in Durham Gaming and culture at Tilt Expo in Durham

Updated September 8

What can we learn from 800,000 public comments on FCC's net neutrality plan?

The Broadband Report: Bob Lannon and Andrew Pendleton at the Sunlight Foundation have put together a tremendous report categorizing hundreds-of-thousands of public comments on the FCC's net neutrality plan.

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September 8

News you may have missed: 40 headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated September 5

Charles Hayes goes to Washington: What I learned at the White House

Charles Hayes, CEO of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, recently went to the White House to participate in an economic development forum. WRAL TechWire asked Hayes to share with our readers just what he learned. And it was a lot.

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September 3

Fighting aging work force: Why teaching grandmothers to code isn't a crazy idea

Writing code Analysis: American businesses are ageing, as is the country; and this is bad for the economy, say Ian Hathaway and Robert Litan, of The Brookings Institution. They report that the share of older firms, aged 16 years or more, has increased from 23 percent in 1992 to 34 percent in 2011. Startups have become a smaller proportion of the economy, going from 15 percent to 8 percent. This is worrisome because young companies account for a disproportionate share of job growth and tend to be more innovative than older ones. The best remedy may not be what most people think it should be, writes Vivek Wadhwa.

September 2

Holiday catch up: More than 50 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

August 29

Chris Heivly: Networking (2) -Tips on setting up a meeting

Chris Heivly Opinion: Chris Heivly, veteran entrepreneur and co-founder of The Startup factory, talks about setting up s networking meeting. This is a followup to a recent post about the importance of networking for startups.

Updated August 25

Study: America leading in broadband economic costs, activity

The Broadband Report: How true are fears that the United States is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to broadband? Not so much, according to a new study from George Mason University.

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