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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

Updated 10:09 a.m. today

Vivek Wadhwa blasts Twitter's 'proud' response to diversity report

Former Triangle tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, now an academic and an outspoken defender of immigration reform as well as increasing corporate diversity, blasts Twitter for how the company responded to its disclosure of abysmal minority employment statistics. "To say they are proud is disgusting," Wadhwa says - via Twitter.

Twitter's work force diversity statistics Twitter's work force diversity statistics

7:25 a.m. today

Premium Lock Compute this: IBM-USAA deal to ignite Watson commercialization

Analysis: IBM took a major step to commercialize its Watson cognitive computing technologies by teaming with USAA, a financial services provider for members of the U.S. military and their families. Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research explains.

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7:54 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Reality bites: Microsoft still faces challenges in devices despite CEO-led changes

Inside Microsoft's earnings: A sweeping reorganization points Microsoft in the right direction, but obstacles in its PC and mobile businesses will remain through 2014, writes Jack Narcotta, an analyst with Technology Business Research.

The Surface The Surface

11:50 a.m. Monday

ExitEvent news - Ask Scot Wingo: Coming up with your big idea

ExitEvent This is part one of a three-part series on how to turn ideas into companies. This story features Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, and is part the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

Updated 6:41 a.m. Monday

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon.com  Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

July 17

Vivek Wadhwa: The most powerful way to create innovation is ...

Vivek Wadhwa Remember what drove Charles Lindbergh to fly across the Atlantic? Competition for prizes can drive significant innovation. Unlike traditional venture-capital firms, which back one idea, specific competitions inspire multiple solutions -- often leading to new industries. Such competitions do this by setting a specific target that several teams strive toward.

July 16

Premium Lock Inside Apple-IBM partnership: A big win for both companies

Analysis: Both companies benefit; Apple increases its business presence, at the expense of Android, Windows and Blackberry, and IBM extends the utility of its analytics solutions and gains from sales of management and security solutions for iPhones and iPads. Neither company gives up anything.

Apple's CEO Tim Cook Apple's CEO Tim Cook

July 14

Premium Lock USA leads the way in global fixed, mobile network rankings

In terms of subscriber numbers, all ultra-fast broadband architectures combined, the United States is by far the global leader with 62.5 million subscribers at the end of 2013, compared to 42.4 million for China and 27 million for Japan, according to analysis by IDATE and the DigiWorld Institute.

IDATE World FTTx market (June 2014) IDATE World FTTx market (June 2014)

July 14

FCC moves forward with E-Rate reforms

The Broadband Report    The Broadband Report: The Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the country's largest educational technology subsidy program.

Updated July 14

Your 46 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 46 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 July 14

Vivek Wadhwa: How today's technology is rapidly catching up to Star Trek

Many of the technologies that we saw in Star Trek are beginning to materialize, and ours may actually be better than Starfleet's. Best of all, we won't have to wait 300 years, writes former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic Vivek Wadhwa.

Star Trek Star Trek

July 7

A tip of the hat to those who help spread N.C. biotech's message

Opinion: North Carolina's growing biotechnology and life science community puts on a big show at the international BIO convention to help spread the word about the state's success. Benefactors help make sure the message is delivered.

North Carolina's 3,000 square foot pavilion North Carolina's 3,000 square foot pavilion

July 7

Week in review: WRAL TechWire's headlines

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 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.

June 30

Come on, Silicon Valley, you can do better than this

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: We've built enough messaging and photo-sharing apps, and have bigger opportunities now. It is possible for the young and the old to solve real problems, to great effect. It is time for Silicon Valley to step up its game and graduate from the minor league.

Updated June 30

NCTA launches 'NC Tech Talk' Internet radio program

NC Tech Talk The North Carolina Technology Association launches internet radio show today (Monday) in an effort to deliver more relevant content to its membership and the technology business community.

June 30

Your 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 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 June 24

Premium Lock Blaze or a fizzle? Amazon's Fire phone is ambitious but not strategic

Analysis: Jeff Bezos put on a show with the interesting, apparently high-quality Fire phone, but Technology Business Research believes the Fire phone won't greatly impact Amazon or the smartphone market.

Amazon's smartphone Amazon's smartphone

June 23

Premium Lock Carolinas HealthCare, SAS and Quintiles named Best Places to Work in IT

2014 Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT Every year since 1994, Computerworld has published a list of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT. On Monday, the publication released this year's list.

June 23

Premium Lock Chile teaches the world a lesson about innovation

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: There surely are lessons for regions all over the world in Start-Up Chile's success. To foster economic growth and innovation, the focus needs to be on people.

June 23

Premium Lock ExitEvent news: What do intrastate crowdfunding and peep shows have in common?

ExitEvent Attorney Benji Jones deciphers the fuzzy crowdfunding laws and general solicitation requirements for capital-raising startups in this story as part the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

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