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Updated June 23

Premium Lock Drones in DC: PrecisionHawk CEO shares face time with Trump

Michael Chasen, the recently named CEO of Raleigh drone startup PrecisionHawk, went to the White House on Thursday for some face-to-face time with President Trump. He asks the President to consider less regulation for the drone industry.

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June 22

North Carolina not on list for Foxconn $7B tech plants in US

Foxconn, the manufacturer that assembles smartphones for Apple and electronic devices for other firms, expects to announce plans soon for $7 billion in investments to build plants in the U.S. But North Carolina isn't on an early list of possible sites.

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June 19

Premium Lock Lenovo flexes supercomputer muscles in climb up Top 500 list; US out of top 3

Lenovo continues to climb the list for the world's top supercomputers in sales and performance with its latest machine hitting No. 13 on the global Top 500 list. Meanwhile, the U.S. drops out of the top 3 spots for only the second time in the annual report that dates back 49 years.

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Updated June 16

Premium Lock Exclusive: Former Lenovo exec Tom Looney talks apprenticeships, giving back

Tom Looney, the retired senior executive at Lenoovo who championed bringing business to North Carolina, is in his latest career seeking to boost the state through apprenticeships for Wake Tech Community College at area employers. In an exclusive Q&A, Looney talks about giving back and how apprenticeships could help address a growing need for skilled workers.

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Updated June 15

Premium Lock What impact will Huawei's PC move have on Lenovo, other rivals?

Lenovo         As Huawei gears up for its global PC push, what will the impact be on Lenovo and other rivals? Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta takes a look.

Updated June 15

Premium Lock Huawei rises a 'potent competitor' in new threat to Lenovo (+ video)

Huawei, like Lenovo born in China, is emerging as a new threat in the world's PC business where Lenovo leads or shares the top spot with HP. Huawei is expanding its high-tech footprint with a push into personal computers, and Technology Business Research sees the firm as a "potent competitor."

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Rotting Apple? Revenue, profit declines show weakening influence + A graphical view

Apple    Analysis: Apple's latest revenue and profit declines show its influence on the devices market is weakening, says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta. Plus: See a graphical review of its results and financials.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy + Graphical views

AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it. Plus: Get multiple graphical views of the deal from various financial perspectives.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Risky move? Apple is betting big on a wireless world (+ graphical view)

Apple iPhone 7 - no headphone port ” Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: Eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new "AirPods"€” tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But there are risks.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Even as Monsanto says no, Bayer confident $62B deal will proceed

Monsanto Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate. However, Bayer's top executive believes the deal remains a "mutually compelling transaction." Plus: A graphical view of top mergers so far this year.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Buffett makes $1B tech play in Apple + Graphical view of Berkshire Hathaway

Warrenn Buffett  Investors might question Warren Buffett's long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple. The news gives a boost to Apple shares.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: First revenue decline since 2003 reflects a problem - people love, keeping iPhones

iPhones          Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple vs FBI fallout: Is our data safe, private anymore?

FBI Analysis: How far can government go in exploring an individual's data in the name of safety? The FBI's disclosure that it had found a way to crack a terrorist's iPhone without the help of data raises serious questions about the security and privacy of our personal data, says an expert on technology and cyber security. Plus: See a Graphiq view of the debate.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple's latest iPhone, iPads and more: Graphical views

​Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.

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