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3:22 p.m. today

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Cisco layoffs, Fiber in the Triangle, and Biotechies top social conversations

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 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 2:29 p.m. today

Cisco starts layoffs in RTP; how many workers hit not disclosed

Cisco Systems began laying off employees at its Research Triangle Park campus on Tuesday. The company confirmed it is cutting jobs but would not disclose how many. It also is continuing to hire at the site, and laid-off workers can apply for open positions, the company says.

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings

Updated 2:27 p.m. today

Premium Lock What's up at EMC? A Cisco-EMC marriage with VMware as wedding gift?

Wall Street analysts and journalists are having a field day with reports that EMC is looking for a merger partner. One analyst says a Cisco-EMC marriage makes sense with VMware as a wedding gift. EMC owns 80 percent of Vmware. Meanwhile, Forbes says an EMC-HP deal "would have been a disaster."

EMC  EMC

7:56 a.m. today

Cisco execs sell $19M in shares; Nortel trial nears end; GSK launches 2 startups; Salix $100M settlement; AT&T Amazon bundle

Bulldog In today's wrapup of tech and life science news: Several Cisco executives sell $19 million in shares; Nortel's huge bankruptcy trial nears end; GSK launches two startups; Salix reaches a $100M settlement; and AT&T's new entertainment bundle includes Amazon Prime.

6:26 a.m. today

Worried about your data? Ways to hide, secure it on phones

Apple, Google and other tech companies have been trying to depict themselves as trustworthy stewards of personal information following revelations that the National Security Agency has been snooping on emails and other communications as part of an effort to identify terrorists. Beyond setting up passcodes, some phones have additional tools for hiding or securing sensitive photos and documents stored on the phone, particularly if you need to lend or show your phone to someone.

How can you keep data safe? How can you keep data safe?

Updated 6:48 p.m. yesterday

IBM opens 'cloud computing' data center in RTP

IBM is opening a huge data center at its RTP campus. According to an announcement made by Big Blue just after midnight, the so-called "cloud resiliency center" will cover some 72,000 square feet.

3:46 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock  Epic's Infinity Blade the game is over - but now comes the movie

Epic Games was never able to bring its mega-selling hit "Gears of War" to the big screen, but the story may have a happier ending for its Infinity Blade. The series, developed for mobile devices to run on Apple's iOS, has sold more than 50 million copies. The game itself is ending but there may be new life for it in Hollywood. John Gaudiosi has the exclusive details for WRAL TechWire Insiders.

Beasts soar and roar across "Infinity Blade III" Beasts soar and roar across "Infinity Blade III"

3:03 p.m. yesterday

Trending in the Triangle: IBM, Apple, Red Hat and Citrix top social conversations

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 Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

11:52 a.m. yesterday

Report: EMC, which has major Triangle presence, mulls merger

EMC  EMC, one of the largest manufacturers of data storage products which has a major presence in the Triangle area, is mulling merger and other options, according to The Wall Street Journal. A UK tech news site says a merger with HP with Meg Whitman leading the combined company is a possibility.

7:57 a.m. yesterday

Study: New iPhones more durable than Samsung Galaxy, iPhone 5

Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to everyday accidents, according to SquareTrade, a company that provides extended protection plans. The iPhone Plus 6 isn't far behind,

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones

Updated 6:03 a.m. yesterday

IBM picks RTP for 'Innovation Center,' one of only six in U.S.

IBM  IBM plans to create an Innovation Center in RTP, but in terms of a timeline or more specifics a Big Blue spokesperson says those are still to be determined.

5:47 a.m. yesterday

News in review: Your 56 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 nearly 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.

September 19

Premium Lock Cisco plans to buy semiconductor memory firm

Chip innovation Cisco built its success on routers to run the Internet, and it's always looking for faster ways to move data. It's latest strategy for faster switches is to buy privately held Memoir Systems.

Updated September 19

Report: Ultrafast networks deliver jobs, economic growth

Gigabit Internet access is becoming a reality in the Triangle, and a first-of-its-kind report about the economic impact of ultrafast networks shows that communities where fiber-optic access is deployed are enjoying a "positive impact on economic activity."

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

Updated September 19

Do Apple, Google changes ensure privacy? National Law Journal says no

Before rushing out to buy your new iPhone 6 today, thinking changes in Apple's privacy policy will protect you from government snooping, you'd better think again. Same for Google changes. The government still has tools, warns The National Law Journal.

Digital Security Digital Security

September 18

Exclusive: Jobs in Cary, Red Hat, and solar projects spark Twitter flurry in 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 Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

September 18

Cisco makes move in 'cloud' with deal for OpenStack firm

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings Cisco, which recently announced a partnership with Red Hat to expand "cloud" computing efforts focused on OpenStack, is now acquiring a California firm that offers OpenStack cloud services.

Updated September 18

Premium Lock NC startups showcase tech to cash in on 'Internet of Things'

The next wave in healthcare is here. And Triangle firms are cashing in. From sensors loaded in earbuds to monitor your health to technology designed to ease the burdens of transcriptions on doctors to helping ailing people better control their homes - all were showcased at the CED's Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story. And check out the photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.

CED Tech Venture panel: Digital health CED Tech Venture panel: Digital health

Updated September 16

IBM tells some employees they need 'training,' to cut their pay 10%

IBM                IBM is cutting pay 10 percent for employees designated for training after they were determined to have "not kept pace with acquiring skills and expertise needed to address changing client needs, technology and market requirements." Union says move is "outrageous."

September 16

IBMers react with anger, sarcasm at 10% pay cut

IBM Big Blue workers - some determined to be deficient in the latest skills and hit by a 10 percent pay cut - lit up the comments board at the website run by the union seeking to represent IBMers. They talked about the move as being "SCAMS" - a play off an IBM term for "Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social."

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