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Analysis: The sale of Dell Software Group comes after the March announcement that NTT DATA will acquire Dell Services; both developments are driven by the need to jettison noncore assets and generate additional financing for Dell's planned acquisition of EMC, says Technology Business Research.
Tech Links: IBM Watson medical imaging; Google, AT&T vs. FCC; Lenovo smartphone supply chain; Tencent gaming buy; good GSK drug news
In today's Tech Links roundup of news impacting the Triangle: IBM forms a new Watson alliance for assessment of medical imaging - 2 reports; the FCC may budge on its cable box proposal after hearing opposition from AT&T and Google; Lenovo vows to revamp its supply chain to right smartphone business; Tencent, which owns a big part of Cary-based Epic Games, buys "Clash of Clans" creator; and GSK gets good news on a COPD combination therapy.
Reaction from Internet providers in North Carolina to the McCrory Administration's NC Broadband Report is still coming in. And early indications are that the private sector players will call for "coming together" as well as community engagement to make universal access a reality by 2021.
Recognizing that government at all levels can become partners rather than obstacles in deployment of broadband networks across the state, the McCrory administration unveils a "State Broadband Plan" that aims to provide "universal access" by 2021.
AT&T is expanding the reach of its fiber broadband network across North Carolina, and a key driver remains the North Carolina Next Generation Network. As part of its commitment to that project, AT&T provides free Internet access to a growing number of community centers and low income housing.
Taking a chance with a cloudy sky, the runner took off for a quick workout. Then came the thunderstorm, stranding the Fitbit nut (me) in a shelter. When phone calls and texts weren't answered, there was one choice as darkness closed in: Dash for home and get drenched. The new "GoRun" forecast through The Weather Company app just might be the tool to keep you from getting all wet.
The father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming that the companies provided "material support" to extremists in violation of the law.
Federal prosecutors in New York have boosted charges against an ex-IBM Corp. software developer, charging him with economic espionage. It's the latest in a series of disputes over trade secrets between the U.S. and China.
Symantec's acquisition of Blue Coat creates a new market share leader in the enterprise security space, vaulting past IBM. Here's a look at what's happening in the security space from Technology Business Research Analyst Jane Wright.
A federal appeals court has upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. AT&T says it will appeal. Activists in favor of the rules celebrate.
Analysis: So what does the Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn really mean? It's all about data from LinkedIn's users and putting it to work through Microsoft applications, says Stuart Williams, vie president of Technology Business.Research.
Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck. Apple wants to change that with an upcoming Apple Watch feature announced Monday. Plus: Upgrading Apple TV to support Sling, beefing up Siri integration.
In a letter first shared with employees and then published for the world to see, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner explains in detail why he decided to sell the company to Microsoft for more than $26 billion. He headlines his letter: "LinkedIn + Microsoft: Changing the Way the World Works."
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Apple plans major software update; a solar plane aims for flight to Europe after flying over Statue of Liberty (see photo); a solar drone is unveiled (see photo); and finding the real "hobbits" (see photo).
- Britain's leaving the EU. What should I do with my money?
- No plan for layoffs, store closures as Southern Season restructures
- British brace for economic repercussions of EU exit decision
- Inventor with Duke connection seeks to subdue cellphone addiction
- Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit