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3:27 p.m. today

Lenovo's top exec hails 'month of milestones' in growth

Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing hails results for Lenovo after research reports in PC, smartphone and table markets show continued sales growth. And Yang expects even more in months still to come as his "PC-Plus" strategy sweeps forward.

""YY" - Yang Yuanqing - keeps growing Lenovo ""YY" - Yang Yuanqing - keeps growing Lenovo

Updated 11:08 a.m. today

AT&T says it will deploy fiber network in Charlotte; eyes Apex, Garner

AT&T "confirmed" Wednesday that it will build a fiber-optic network for ultrafast Internet and entertainment services in Charlotte. The company already is committed to building fiber in the Triangle and Winston-Salem as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative.

AT&T touts its GigaPower   AT&T touts its GigaPower

Updated 3:26 p.m. yesterday

Report: Motorola Mobility sales surging ahead of Lenovo deal close

Is Lenovo acquiring Motorola Mobility at just the right time? Technology news site The Information reports that the Google smartphone division Lenovo is hoping to acquire for $2.9 billion is in the midst of a sales boom. So is Lenovo about to strike gold again as it did when it bought IBM's PC division almost a decade ago?

Lenovo touts Motorola's heritage Lenovo touts Motorola's heritage

3:05 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo dials up global smartphone share in record quarter

Even before its $2.9 billion for Motorola Mobility closes, Lenovo continues to show growth in smartphone sales. The latest report from research firm IDC shows Lenovo shipped a record number of phones in the second quarter and drove up its market share. However ...

Lenovo (yellow) grows smartphone sales but still trails leaders in big way Lenovo (yellow) grows smartphone sales but still trails leaders in big way

1:40 p.m. yesterday

China to investigate Microsoft for 'monopolistic behavior'

China business   Foreign technology suppliers, including Qualcomm and Apple, face growing pressure from Chinese regulators, who have launched anti-monopoly investigations and announced plans to examine products for security flaws.

1:09 p.m. yesterday

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

11:43 a.m. Monday

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Economic growth Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

11:37 a.m. Monday

Zillow buying Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow The combination of companies sets stage to offer more real estate tools and services that empower consumers and drive more business for real estate professionals, according to a joint announcement released on Monday.

7:14 a.m. Monday

NC IDEA to open fall grant cycle in August

Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA's grant program has awarded more than $3.4 million to 88 companies across the state. On Monday, NC IDEA announced that the organization's 18th grant cycle will open on Aug. 11 with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina.


6:47 a.m. Monday

Latest news on NCSL lawsuit; cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg; and America's most-hated social media company is...

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: FCC lawsuit on municipal broadband; the next big front for cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg's net worth soars; and why social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are among the lowest-scoring companies in the nation when it comes to customer satisfaction.

6:11 a.m. Monday

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.

July 25

Research firm: Tablets far from dead but iPad share declines, Lenovo's grows

Research firm IDC reports that tablet sales are a long way from heading into a death spiral with sales growing 11 percent over a year ago. Plus, the recently announced IBM-Apple deal could drive enterprise sales. But Apple's share is declining and Lenovo climbs to No. 3.

Tracking tablet sales at IDC Tracking tablet sales at IDC

Updated July 24

Lenovo launching 'smart glasses' in partnership with NY firm

Lenovo, which recently filed for patent coverage of a Google Glass-like device, is partnering with New York-based Vuzix Corporation to launch "smart glasses." The devices will be sold first in China.

Vuzix M100 smart glasses Vuzix M100 smart glasses

July 24

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.

Watson   Watson

Updated July 24

AT&T execs defend strategy even as cheaper wireless plans cut profits

AT&T     AT&T posts lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US. But AT&T execs defend their strategy.

July 23

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

Updated July 23

Golden Apple: Tech giant posts biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

New iPhones          Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

Tags: Apple
July 23

Microsoft CEO lays out rosy vision after earnings beat Street

Satya Nadella    Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units -- Nokia phones and Bing search -- would become profitable in 2016.

Tags: Microsoft
July 23

StubHub hacked; Viamet's new exec; LinkedIn's $175M buy; Cisco boosts Euro startups; 4K TVs boost LG

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: StubHub is hacked; Viamet names chief development officer; LinkedIn makes an acquisition; Cisco takes entrepreneur program to Europe; and 4K TVs for World Cup boost LG.

July 22

Comcast earns beat street; TW Cable deal progressing; Verizon earns soar

Comcast pursues Time Warner Cable Comcast on Tuesday beat Street estimates for earnings with high-speed Internet customer growth leading the way; meanwhile, Comcast updates Time Warner acquisition; in other news, Verizon earnings soar.

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