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7:09 a.m. today

Christmas in September: Smartwatches, other gadgets shine at big tech show

Lenovo and Lenovo's Motorola are far from alone in rolling out new tech gadgets galore this week at the biggest tech show in Europe. The IFA extravaganza has plenty of the latest toys, computers, smartwatches and cameras. Here's a look.

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Updated 6:49 a.m. today

Tesla's cheaper car; feds toughen cell phone surveillance; Syngenta's $2B buyback; Iowa picks IBMer as president; Sony settles hack suits

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Tesla's new, cheaper car nears; more search warrants to be required for cellphone tracking; Syngenta plans big stock buyback, the Unviersity of Iowa hires an IBMer as its next president; and Sony settles data breach suit.

Updated 6:34 a.m. today

Judge OKs $415M settlement in high-tech 'no-poaching' jobs case

Dollar sign      A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.

1:01 p.m. Wednesday

Google refines its logo in a first step toward Alphabet

Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet. Although this will be the sixth time that Google has changed its logo since Larry Page and Sergey Brin formed the company, this marks the most noticeable redesign since it dropped an exclamation point that appeared after its name until May 1999.

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Updated 2:13 p.m. Tuesday

Channel leaders hail Dell's hiring of former Lenovo exec Jay parker

Jay Parker  Jay Parker has returned to his tech roots after resigning from Lenovo. Parker is back at Dell as vice president and general manager for North America Enterprise Solutions. Channel partners hail the move.

7:12 a.m. Tuesday

Next Moto smartwatch; Lenovo PC, laptop refresh; Yahoo CEO's twins; ; Google vs. India; Hulu lands Epix

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Motorola prepares to launch next smartwatch; Lenovo updates PCs and laptops targeting businesses; Yahoo's CEO to have twins; Google takes on India; and Hulu lures Epix from Netflix.

Updated 6:35 a.m. Tuesday

Apple + Cisco: Apple aims to boost mobile devices with Cisco's help

Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. Just a year ago, Apple struck a deal with IBM.

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1:14 p.m. Monday

Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

​Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.

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6:42 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Verizon model may be path to salvation for entertainment providers

The Broadband Report       Analysis: As recent earnings reports show quite clearly, the TV advertising model is at risk and needs to evolve, writes Seth Ulinski, senior analyst for advertising technology, at Technology Business Research. Is Verizon showing the way to survive with its deal to buy AOL?

6:24 a.m. Monday

Taxis fight Uber; Twitter's diversity goals; Ashley Madison CEO quits; Apple music loses key exec; court backs NSA

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Cabbies in New York City are fighting back against Uber with a new app; Twitter sets modest diversity goals; Ashley Madison's CEO resigns following hack; Apple loses key music exec; and a federal court backs NSA in data ruling.

5:55 a.m. Monday

Triangle tech calendar: Crowdfunding meetup; Innovate Raleigh; CED Tech Venture, WTW's Internet of Things - and more

Social networking Crowdfunding legislation has yet to pass in North Carolina, but there's a growing group ready to cash in: NC Triangle Crowdfunders. They are participating in SparkCON. In fact, September is going to be very busy with CED Tech Venture, Innovate Raleigh, WRAL TechWire's Internet of Things event - and many more. Check out the details.

5:42 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 23 (Part 1)

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 Aug. 23, part one.

5:38 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 23 (Part 2)

Week in Review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire the week of Aug. 23, part two.

Updated August 28

Premium Lock Report: New strategy makes IBM 'driving force' in Internet of Things

IBM Cloud    IBM's decision to invest three billion and hire 2,000 workers to staff its new Internet of Things Business Unit solidifies its position as a preeminent player and driving force in mainstream IoT adoptions, says research firm Strategy Analytics.

Tags: IBM, Internet
August 28

'Bold but reckless:' Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service

Sprint ​Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphoneservice in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T. An analyst calls the offer bold but reckless.

Updated August 28

AT&T, CenturyLink to use $42M in FCC funds for rural NC broadband expansion

Fiber optic network                     AT&T and CenturyLink are going to expand broadband Internet access to nearly 50,000 rural area homes and businesses over the next three years using some $42 million in funds provided by the Federal Communications Commission.

Updated August 28

Apple to unveil new iPhones, gadgets; cameras reportedly to be sharper

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones launched a year ago      ​Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. And a key improvement is cameras with more capabilities, a media report says.

August 28

New Pentagon high-tech institute; Facebook breaks billion barrier; new cholesterol drug; Apple ships 3.6M Watches; Google rebuffs EU

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Pentagon is backing a new high-tech innovation institute to be announced today in Silicon Valley; Facebook tops 1 billion users in a day for the first time; Amgen wins OK for new cholesterol drug; Apple ships 3.6 million smartwatches in second quarter; and Google rebuffs the EU in anti-trust fight.

August 27

Facebook testing own Siri; Windows 10 on 75M devices; Ashley Madison lawsuits; booze in space; diabetes drug cuts complications

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Facebook is testing its own digital assistant; Microsoft says Windows 10 now on 75 million machines; Ashley Madison faces lawsuits after hack; booze arrives at the international space station; and for the first time a diabetes drug is said to be cutting complications associated with the disease.

Updated August 26

Premium Lock IDC, Gartner reports: Lenovo didn't gain all marketshare IBM shed in x86 server deal; Cisco surges

If you have wondered why Lenovo has cut jobs in its RTP-based x86 server business this year, some proof can be found in the latest global server sales statistics from IDC. New numbers from Gartner are similar. Yes, Lenovo revenues and share jumped tremendously after buying IBM's x86 business last year, but the growth didn't match the revenues and share IBM shed. Meanwhile, there's good enws for Cisco.

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