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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

11:55 a.m. today

Peter Diamandis's 'Bold' a reminder of how entrepreneurs will control the world's fate

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: Just as an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs that ruled the Earth and made way for small furry mammals, a new wave of planetary disruptions is about to occur. The new asteroid is called "exponential technology."

7:30 a.m. today

Premium Lock Apple prime for growth with dominance in smartphone market

Apple        Fervent customer demand for Apple's brand and devices globally is fueling phenomenal growth of the iPhone business, and China is emerging as an important pillar of Apple's long-term growth strategy, according to Technology Business Research.

7:23 a.m. today

Premium Lock Analysis: AT&T expansion plans should drive long-term growth

AT&T AT&T has an opportunity to drive long-term revenue and subscriber growth in the country after reporting solid fourth quarter earnings this week for 2014, according to Technology Business Research.

Updated 2:50 p.m. Tuesday

Former MCNC top exec: 'Welcome to Gig City'

Joe Freddoso Google Fiber is coming to the Triangle as announced Tuesday, joining networks already being built by AT&T and Frontier Communications. And Joe Freddoso, the CEO who oversaw the building of North Carolina's first statewide fiber network, hails the news. He says a "tectonic shift in broadband access." We are about to "experience the wonder" of what ultrafast Internet means.

7:52 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Latest financials show Microsoft is at 'cloud' tipping point

Microsoft Corporation The latest earnings report is in, and it shows that Microsoft is succeeding in navigating the change in IT consumption models, writes Kelsey Mason of Technology Business Research. WTW Insiders get the full story.

11:53 a.m. Monday

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV from Dish

Based on a few days of viewing, Sling TV comes across as a good stopgap for those who don't already pay for cable or satellite -- but it's not compelling enough for most people to cut the cord. And that's the point: Dish wants to win over the pay-TV holdouts without cutting into its existing customer base.

Reviewing Sling Reviewing Sling

Updated 6:16 a.m. Monday

Streaming media use rises in US broadband households

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: As the "Internet of Things" movement grows, the networks needed to make all these really cool gizmos go may start to get pretty crowded. But, that's not stopping consumers, based on a new study from Parks Associates.

5:51 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Last week's headlines

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

January 20

Don't write off Google Glass, says Silicon Valley CEO, inventor, entrepreneur

Jon Fisher, the inventor and CEO of CrowdOptic and one of Google's first certified and only patented Glass developers, believes that there are no flaws with the current version of Glass. Rather, it was never meant for the consumer. CrowdOptic, has put Google Glass in operating rooms, ambulances, sports stadiums, and on field service technicians. He talks about Google's decision last week to pull back on GoogleGlass effective today for further development.

How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables

January 19

BroadbandUSA effort to assist communities with broadband plans

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling unveiled the BroadbandUSA initiative last week aimed at finding new ways to assist communities seeking to ensure their citizens have the broadband capacity they need to succeed.

Updated January 16

Premium Lock Do city-built fiber-to-the-home projects really drive growth?

State of the economy In the third of a three-part report, independent research firm Strand Consulting looks at the issue of whether city-built fiber-to-the-home projects really do drive economic growth.

Updated January 16

Premium Lock City-built fiber networks: The social consequences

Fiber optics In the second of a three-part report examining metro-built fiber networks, Strand Consulting reviews what it calls "the social consequences."

Updated January 16

Premium Lock Are city fiber projects good investments? No, says consulting firm

Fiber optic network                   Earlier this week, President Obama reiterated his call for "net neutrality" and Internet regulation. He also praised city-government built fiber-to-the-home projects, city Greenville, N.C. as an example. But Strand Consulting, a research firm, believes differently, citing a study of fiber plans in Leverett, Massachusetts as an example. The city is "handcuffing its citizens for the next 20 years," the firm says.

Updated January 12

Premium Lock Rometty's customer-driven reorganization sets stage for IBM's transformation

Analysis: IBM internally announced a reorganization on Jan. 6 that structures the company into specific units focused on combining technology, software assets and IP, and domain and vertical expertise for more agile delivery of IT in response to how its customers want to consume technology, concludes a team of analysts at Technology Business Research.

Slide from IBM shows declining services revenues Slide from IBM shows declining services revenues

January 12

WTW news in review: Our 54 headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

January 5

News in review: WTW's headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 29, 2014

Premium Lock Headlines in review: WTW's headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 26, 2014

Premium Lock Triangle's Xerox IT workers get a new boss in France-based Atos

Analysis: The decision by Xerox to sell its information technology outsourcing business to Atos is a big boost for the France-based firm, says analysis firm Technology Business Research. The $1 billion deal involves some 4,500 workers in North America, including some in the Triangle. Xerox will keep ITO access through Atos.

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Updated December 24, 2014

Premium Lock Inside the 2015 crystal ball: The startup party is over

The honeymoon is over. It's time to get down to real business for the Triangle's startup community. So writes WRAL TechWire columnist Joe Procopio in an exclusive report for our Insider subscribers.

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