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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

10:30 a.m. yesterday

Vivek Wadhwa: Why I'm excited about the promising future of medicine

Healthcare Opinion: Health care is a misnomer for our medical system. It should be called sick care. Doctors, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies only make money when we are in bad health. If we could instead prevent illness and disease, it would turn the entire medical system on its head and increase the quality of our lives. The good news is that technology is on its way to letting us do this.

7:46 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock VC deals surge nationally - but not in Triangle, rest of NC

New venture capital investment statistics from two different sources illustrate an increasingly apparent reality: VC is losing its relevance as an investment tool for growing startups in North Carolina. While deals and dollars are at the highest levels since 2001, both numbers remain paltry in the Tar Heel state which often ranked among the top 10 for VC action in the past.

Dow Jones Venture Source graphic notes lack of VC in southeast Dow Jones Venture Source graphic notes lack of VC in southeast

Updated 12:03 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside IBM's earnings: Software, 'cloud' could galvenize growth

Analysis: Amid a mixed growth picture for IBM as a whole, 2% year-to-year growth in overall software revenue illustrates that IBM's existing software assets continue to drive customer conversations and purchasing across the IBM install base, writes Elizabeth Hedstrom Henlin, an analyst with Technology Business Research.

IBM breaks down its software performance IBM breaks down its software performance

Updated 8:30 a.m. Thursday

With record numbers, international growth, WRALTechWire's Insider turns 1

WRALTechWire's new look launched a year ago A year ago today, WRALTechWire launched its Insider service - providing selected content to subscribers for an annual fee. Year two begins with a re-commitment to this strategy to deliver the most comprehensive technology and life science reporting every business day in the Triangle and across the state.

7:37 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside IBM's earnings: Look for more grim revenue news in '14 as evolution continues

Analysis: IBM's first quarter financial performance outlines a company in the midst of a long-term strategic evolution, and demonstrates cloud and big data-driven disruption impacting the IT industry as a whole. Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research crunches the numbers and trends.

IBM breaks down its hardware segment performance IBM breaks down its hardware segment performance

Updated 8:07 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Ex-IBMer Dick Daugherty a very deserving Raleigh Hall of Fame choice

Richard "Dick" Daugherty, a former senior executive at IBM, a longtime champion of NCSU's Centennial Campus, and a driving force behind the new strategic plan for Research Triangle Park, is among the latest inductees for the Raleigh Hall of Fame. Way to go, Dick. You deserve this honor.

Dick Daugherty, center, with Jim Jenkins Dick Daugherty, center, with Jim Jenkins

Updated 5:40 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Report: Clean energy has positive impact on NC's economy

Clean energy investments have attracted billions of dollars and created thousands of jobs in recent years throughout North Carolina, according to a new study released on Monday.

Clean Energy ROI in North Carolina Clean Energy ROI in North Carolina

3:22 p.m. Monday

Study shows increase in online information thefts

How safe are you? The number of Americans who say they've had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.

Updated 7:37 a.m. Monday

The Broadband Report: It was one 'gigafied' week

The Broadband Report  Broadband discussions were plentiful at national events held last week in Denver and Austin. MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso talks about his travels and how the country's future relies on gigabit infrastructure.

6:04 a.m. Monday

Sebelius: Healthcare.gov launch 'terribly flawed'

Obama Health Secretary Resignation The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong," outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in an interview that aired Sunday.

Updated April 10

State of Research Triangle Region event set for May 22

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership will host the 11th annual "State of the Region" event on May 22 at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham. Registration for this year's event opens Monday.

2014 State of the Research Triangle Region 2014 State of the Research Triangle Region

Updated April 9

The Economist debate: Goldman versus Google: A career on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley?

Vivek Wadhwa: For decades, the best and brightest minds from American business schools were attracted to Wall Street. But at least since the financial crisis, high-tech companies have become an increasingly appealing destination. In this spirited debate, two heavyweight thinkers argue over the respective merits of these two diverse career paths.

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April 8

Premium Lock With long-time leader Warmenhoven out, what next for NetApp?

The sudden replacement of Dan Warmenhoven as chairman at NetApp and his retirement from the storage technology firm's board likely means more change is coming. As the company, which has a big presence in RTP, struggles to deal with the era of "cloud computing," CEO and now Chairman Tom Goergens has even more control over its future.

NetApp's RTP campus NetApp's RTP campus

April 7

Vivek Wadhwa: Entrepreneurship is a roller coaster, not a cruise

Vivek Wadhwa Opinion: Listen to the tales of successful company founders and you will get the impression that they sailed smoothly to success. They'll lead you to believe that they did everything right and made it big because of their smarts and perhaps a little luck. Don't be fooled. Entrepreneurship is never like that.

Updated April 4

Premium Lock Startup Factory partner on firing a co-founder: 'It burns your soul'

Chris Heivly, co-founder of The Startup factory along with Dave Neal, writes a story in Inc. about how to fire a co-founder. So The Skinny asks Heivly: How did Neal react? Jokes aside, Heivly notes that firing a partner "burns into your soul."

Chris Heivly, left, and partner Dave Neal Chris Heivly, left, and partner Dave Neal

Updated April 3

Microsoft's CEO and lessons for entrepreneurs from Indians in Silicon Valley

Opinion: That an Indian can lead the world's top software company is an important milestone for Indian-Americans and for America. But the larger message is for entrepreneurs everywhere: imagine what you can achieve if you put your differences aside and start helping one another.

Satya Nadella  Satya Nadella

April 1

Vivek Wadhwa: Facebook's moonshot is a wise move in a time of radical change

Analysis: Facebook's recent acquisition of WhatsApp for a record-breaking $19 billion offers Facebook a unique advantage in the rapidly growing mobile-social-media space; and its acquisition of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus gives it an edge in the future market for virtual-reality displays. Though Mark Zuckerberg may have missed the opportunity to invent his own technologies, he is now doing the smart thing by using Facebook's stock as a currency to buy what he needs.

Facebook buys Oculus  Facebook buys Oculus

Updated March 31

Investment crowdfunding can become a reality in NC this year

NC JOBS Act The North Carolina JOBS Act enables a new way of funding startups and small business in our state known as investment crowdfunding. The bill could pass in the General Assembly session that opens May 14.

March 31

Review: Microsoft Office for iPad is pretty and functional

iPad Mini  Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's suite of apps on their tiny smartphone screens are probably thrilled that they can finally create and update documents on the iPad's significantly bigger display surface. The new version of Office for Apple's tablet is not likely to be a big deal for anyone else.

Updated March 29

Premium Lock What happens in Raleigh's RV at SXSW 'stays in it'

Justin Miller, Raleigh's 'tattooed guy, is having a blast representing the city as its "ambassador" at the South by Southwest festival. He's shown off his "Sir Walter the Bat" tattoo, too. But don't expect to share all that's happened on the RV trip to Austin and back. Sounds like he's been to Vegas ...

Justin Miller Justin Miller

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