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(NQ: FB)  74.99  up arrow+0.88  (1.19 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 31 2014
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(NY: LH)  109.29  up arrow+1.9  (1.77 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 31 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  29.49  down arrow-0.07  (-0.24 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 31 2014
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3:41 p.m. today

Microsoft promises new Office for Macs, but not until next year

New Microsoft logo Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year. But a full Office package for Macs was expected this year, as Microsoft usually releases that a year after it produces a new version for Windows.

Updated 3:37 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola deal; CEO says 'future even brighter'

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the world's No. 1 computer maker a global smartphone brand. Lenovo is now the world's No. 3 smartphone provider.

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3:34 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Mojo from Motorola: Lenovo's new branding challenge

In the name alone, Lenovo declares a new branding strategy from its many acquisitions over the years. "Motorola: A Lenovo Company." So declares the new logo unveiled Thursday as Lenovo formally closed on the $2.9 billion acquisition of the former Google Motorola Mobility. How times have changed since Lenovo bought IBM's PC business a decade ago.

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2:16 p.m. yesterday

Red Hat's new 'cloud' startup plan; Microsoft launches 'Health,' fitness band; Google 'tax;' bioMerieux 1-hour Ebola test; ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Red Hat aims to help startups go "cloud;" Microsoft is getting into fitness; Spain passes Google tax; a bioMerieux subsidiary offers 1-hour Ebola test; and ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement to its ecommerce suite.

Updated 9:21 a.m. yesterday

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Tim Cook introduces iOS 8 Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

Tags: Apple
Updated 8:57 a.m. yesterday

New stats: Lenovo would be No. 3 if Motorola deal had closed before IDC released its latest stats

Well, just minutes after WRAL TechWire posted a story about the latest smartphone statistics, Lenovo announced closing of its deal for Google Motorola Mobility. With Motorola sales included, Lenovo would have returned to the No. 3 spot. So here's a revised story.

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3:24 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Report: Automation is eliminating jobs in outsourcing

India outsourcing  IT service providers continue to consolidate headcount across regions while seeking to optimize global delivery operations though automation. Technology Business Research Inc.'s (TBR) semiannual Global Delivery Benchmark documents vendor performance, attrition and utilization rates, as well as market, growth and profit drivers across 14 of the largest systems integrators.

Updated 8:48 a.m. Wednesday

LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

6:25 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock T-Mobile's 'Un-carrier' strategy keeps delivering new customers

T-Mobile touts its network coverage Inside T-Mobile's earnings: Technology Business Research analyst Eric Costa says T-Mobile is adding the most retail customers among the big wireless carriers due to its "Un-carrier" strategy. What's that? Costa explains.

6:15 a.m. Wednesday

Google working on nanotechnology pill that searches for illnesses

Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

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6:02 a.m. Wednesday

FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

AT&T      AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company -- slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

2:21 p.m. Tuesday

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Bridging the Gap, #TechEX14, and IBM Insight Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

8:30 a.m. Tuesday

Apple's Tim Cook challenges home state Alabama on social issues

Tim Cook wants change in his home state. Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it's too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.

Tags: Apple
6:58 a.m. Tuesday

CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

3:21 p.m. Monday

#WTWTrends for Monday: Novartis, DocsInk, Durham and #IBMInsight Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

2:21 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock WEPPA finds partner to launch new telehealth platform

Wake Emergency Physicians, PA, in partnership with TeleCommunication Systems, are launching the VirtuMedix Telehealth Platform this week at the American College of Emergency Physicians' ACEP14 in Chicago.

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10:19 a.m. Monday

Inside Washington: Profiting from failure

The Army's troubled $5 billion intelligence fusion network has been a source of lucrative contracts to companies whose employees once worked for the Army, while failing to deliver on its promise of making data seamlessly accessible to soldiers in the field, according to records and interviews.

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7:19 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Amazon Web Services 'cloud' moving from public to hybrid services

Amazon Web Services Analysis: Over the last two months, AWS has expanded its partner ecosystem, adding AT&T and Verizon to improve networking and hybrid IT integration capabilities, launched its second EU region in Frankfurt to address data sovereignty issues, and introduced Directory Service to integrate on-premise Microsoft Active Directory, or set up new, AWS-based directories. These recent launches highlight AWS' strategic shift to enter global hybrid IT conversations, and willingness to work more directly with large, traditional vendors, write analysts at Technology Business Research.

6:44 a.m. Monday

Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.

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6:38 a.m. Monday

Latest news on Apple Pay rejection, FCC spectrum, Golden Joysticks, Nest acquires Revolv, and the Queen Tweets

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: CVS and Rite Aid disable Apple Pay; FCC postpones spectrum auction to 2016; Dark Souls 2 wins Game of the Year at UK's Golden Joystick Awards; Google's Nest Acquires Smart Home Hub Startup Revolv; and the Queen of England sends her first royal tweet.

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