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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

Updated 8:08 a.m. Monday

Report: Broadband surpasses TV subscribers for first time

The Broadband Report: The number of broadband subscribers at top pay TV firms has surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers for the first time in history, according to data from Leichtman Research Group.

Broadband vs. TV Broadband vs. TV

6:59 a.m. Monday

Vivek Wadhwa: Part 1, inside Silicon Valley's boys club

Vivek Wadhwa A few years ago, if you had asked me about Silicon Valley's gender imbalance, I would have wondered what planet you were from. That was until I moved to Silicon Valley and started noticing the gender composition of technology companies.

August 15

Chris Heivly: Networking - I hate networking. You?

Chris Heivly Opinion: Chris Heivly, veteran entrepreneur and co-founder of The Startup factory, speaks his mind about the pros, cons and importance of networking. He also offers tips on how to be successful at it.

Updated August 15

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Milestone quarter, mobility sales, IBM deal position add up to bright prospects for more growth

Analysis: Lenovo reported a "milestone quarter" in terms of revenue on Thursday with sales of mobile devices leading the way. For the first time, Lenovo - the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer - sold more smartphones than PCs. And more business is in the pipeline with the looming IBM x86 server deal, writes analyst Jack Narcotta.

Lenovo's growth "across all product lines." Lenovo's growth "across all product lines."

August 14

Premium Lock Inside NetApp: Aggressive 'cloud,' big data efforts not enough to stem off revenue drop

Analysis: NetApp, which operates a larger corporate campus in Research Triangle Park and is committed to expanding it, reports a drop in revenue for its most recent quarter. The storage technology firm is battling industry moves to "cloud" computing and hardware commoditization, writes Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.

NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP

August 11

Studies show electronic health records more popular than ever

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: Significant increases in the use of electronic health records among the nation's physicians and hospitals are detailed in two new studies highlighting the growth and need for high-speed connectivity and bandwidth.

August 7

National accolades for Raleigh just keep coming

Raleigh is cool, inventive, great for startups and a booming technology hub. That's what the experts keep saying this year for the city.

Raleigh Rocks Raleigh Rocks

August 7

Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

Network security Alex Holden is looking for organized cyber criminals, and intelligence experts say he has "uncovered one of the largest caches of data ever seen."

August 7

Pew: Split views on robots' employment benefits

A new survey released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center found that, when asked about the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs, nearly 1,900 experts and other respondents were divided over what to expect 11 years from now.

Pew Robot Labor Pew Robot Labor

August 6

Premium Lock Inside IBM: Crossideas acquisition will bolster identity management business

Analysis: Technology Business Research believes IBM's acquisition of CrossIdeas will drive more customers to evaluate IBM's range of identity and access management products. But Big Blue still faces challenges in that growing tech sector.

IBM Access Management IBM Access Management

August 6

7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

Password Protection If there's reason to believe any of your passwords have been compromised, change them immediately. One of the best things you can do is to make sure your passwords are strong. Here are seven ways to fortify them ...

August 5

Why we should believe the dreamers - not the experts

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: Experts excel in looking backwards, protecting their turf, and saying what their clients want to hear. Their short-term predictions are sometimes right, but they are almost always wrong in forecasting any more-distant future.

Updated August 5

Premium Lock Inside ChannelAdvisor: COO likes what he sees developing in China

David Spitz Channel Advisor is seeing early dividends from its recent investments in China as company president and COO David Spitz spelled out in a conference call Monday to discuss ChannelAdvisor's most recent quarterly earnings.

August 5

Xiaomi beats Samsung in Chinese smartphone market

Xiaomi Phones Lenovo falls to No. 3 in smartphone sales in China as unknown Xiaomi surges to No. 1 past Samsung in the second quarter of the year, a market research company said Tuesday.

August 4

Closer look: Secure your phone without passcodes

Digital Life A Closer Look Beyond Passcodes They're a pain to use, and they aren't secure when they are based on easy-to-guess digits, such as a birth date or street address. Many people don't bother using them on phones, even though that means any thief can get instant access to email, banking apps and more. Fortunately, phone makers have started to come up with alternatives to passcodes.

August 4

Latest news on Microsoft, gaming business models, Internet of Things and mobile security

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: A judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case; Sony and EA experiment with new business models for older games; Internet of Things is 70 percent hackable; and how to increase security and privacy on your Android or iOS device.

August 1

Vivek Wadhwa: America's crazy, upside-down immigration system

Immigration debate Opinion: The recent influx of thousands of migrant children from Central America has highlighted the failure of reform efforts and gripped the nation's attention. This is a humanitarian crisis that must be resolved. But forgotten in the emotional debates over immigration are the more than one million legal, skilled immigrants who have been held hostage to political wrangling, writes WRAL TechWire contributor and former Triangle technology entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.

Updated July 30

Premium Lock Bitcoin edges closer to mainstream legitimacy through Dell's support

Analysis; Although supporting bitcoin will help Dell expand its customer base in the consumer and SMB sectors by providing a wider selection of payment methods, TBR believes the announcement will have a larger impact on the mainstream legitimacy of bitcoin currency.

Bitcoins    Bitcoins

July 29

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Tech giant with big RTP presence switches gears to capitalize on data-driven disruption

Analysis: EMC, which operates multiple facilities in the Triangle, is making progress with its targeted growth initiatives, says Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. But what must it do to ensure long-term success?

EMC new facility in RTP is part of growth plans EMC new facility in RTP is part of growth plans

Updated July 29

Vivek Wadhwa: We're heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water; advances in medicine will allow us to live longer and healthier lives; robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores. The catch? There won't be much work for human beings, writes former Triangle entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

Jobless Jobless

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