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6:40 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Contrasting trajectories of Apple services and iPhone segments pose challenges

Steadfast commitment by Apple executives to transform greater iPhone user engagement into service revenue growth is succeeding. But the company faces challenges, says TBR analyst.

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Updated 3:06 p.m. Wednesday

Keysniffer will get you if you don't watch out; Google Maps refreshed; Twitter troubles

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: keysniffer can snatch your password; Google retools Google Maps, Twitter advertising troubles.

6:29 a.m. Wednesday

Apple earnings top analyst expectations, shares rise

Apple Apple reported earnings that exceeded analyst forecasts Tuesday. The company had quarterly earnings of $1.42 a share, 4 cent more than the $1.38 a share analysts expected. Shares rose 7.1 percent to $103.65 in after hours trading following the earnings report.

12:01 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Verizon doubles down on marketing to offset earnings decline

Verizon's Q2 2016 earnings decreased year over year for the first time in half a decade. TBR analyst Steve Vachon says the firm is doubling down on advertising and media to offset the decline.

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Updated 6:41 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Microsoft shedding effects of declining Windows revenue

Microsoft appears to have shed most of the lingering effects of declining Windows licensing revenue that hampered its performance over the last two years, say analysts at TRBI.

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July 21

Snapchat, YouTube, Google Maps top 3 Android phone resource hogs

Android Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps are the top 3 apps most likely to drain Android device resources, according to The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016. Apps doing better are surprises.

July 20

Premium Lock Microsoft cloud strategy good for the longerm, analyst says

Accelerating cloud adoption presents near-term financial struggles, but long-term revenue gains for Microsoft, says TBR analyst Kelsey Mason.

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July 20

EMC shareholders approve $60 billion Dell merger deal

EMC Digital storage company EMC Corp., which employs about 1,600 in NC, most in the Triangle, said Tuesday that its shareholders have approved its $60 billion merger with Texas-based Dell Inc.

Tags: EMC, Dell
July 20

Shaw University to offer CAPE at American Underground in Durham

Shaw University Raleigh -based Shaw University has entered a new strategic partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub, American Underground, Durham. It will be home to Shaw's adult degree program, CAPE (Center for Alternative Programs in Education.)

Updated July 19

Premium Lock Report: As consumers building own video bundles, cable firms suffer

A new report finds that consumers are becoming more comfortable building their own bundles of video services. That's bad news for traditional cable companies.

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July 18

Softbank's $32B ARM buy; Tesla Autopilot upgrades; filtering porn on Wi-Fi; Vine sweeps Japan biz

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Sprint owner Softbank buys ARM for $32 billion; upgrades set for Tesla Autopilot; McDonald's and Starbucks to filter Wi-Fi porn; and Japanese businesses caught up in Vine.

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part two of two.

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 11, part one of two.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock AT&T, CommScope, Verizon join 5G group; feds pledge $400M to wireless effort

Wasting no time in capitalizing on new FCC rules designed to free up spectrum for high-speed wireless, the Obama administration is pledging $400 million to drive 5G research. An industry consortium is lining up private sector partners for the effort.

July 14

Premium Lock Industry praises FCC after opening spectrum for 5G

Often at odds with the FCC over such debates as "net neutrality," communications giants AT&T and Verizon as well as two industry groups had only words of praise with the fed regulatory agency after it voted to open up spectrum for the next generation of wireless communications: 5G.

July 14

Microsoft cloud court fight; diverse emojis; Nintendo NES returns; EU-Google battle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Microsoft wins a court fight over access to cloud data; more divers emojis are on their way; the classic Nintendo NES returns; and the EU steps up its fight with Google.

Updated July 14

Google-LinkedIn land deal; Amazon Prime Day hit; China hacks FDIC?; leukemea drug suit

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google, LinkedIn make a big land swap in Silicon Valley; Amazon's second Prime Day a bit hit; did China hack FDIC computers?; and Juno Therapeutics is sued over a leukemia drug trial.

July 13

Premium Lock Building bridges: Microsoft, GE combine to take on the IT/OT divide

Internet of Things Analysis: By bringing Predix, its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to Microsoft's Azure cloud, GE Digital gains access to IT departments, parts of customer businesses largely unfamiliar with GE as a vendor. Microsoft expands the Azure audience to industrial operations departments (operations technology [OT]) less familiar with Microsoft than with industrial vendors such as GE.

Updated July 13

Premium Lock Google Fiber sign-ups begin in Charlotte; RTP next?

Google Fiber is inching ever closer to formal launch in Charlotte, announcing that it's now accepting sign-ups for individuals and businesses in one neighborhood. Plus, GF unveils business and other pricing plans.

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