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8:40 a.m. today

Gardner headlines Startup Grind event, CEO Forum features Arianna Huffington, Sprint layoffs likely

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology stories: life science industry fuels hot Triangle real estate market; Startup Grind to host David Garner of Cofounders Capital; NC CEO Forum set for November; Sprint layoffs likely.

6:17 a.m. today

AT&T wants WiFi callling, says rivals offering it without FCC approval

AT&T                AT&T has asked the Federal Communications Commission to speed up approval of its waiver to offer WiFi calling on its network, saying T-Mobile and Sprint are already doing so without FCC approval.

5:32 a.m. today

Premium Lock Smartwatches will wrest attention from PCs and mobile devices

Technology Business Research, Inc.'s 2Q15 Devices and Platforms Benchmark illustrates how wearables will disrupt the device landscape as consumer mindshare and revenue shift from PCs and smartphones.

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Updated October 2

NCTA names tech awards finalists, individual winners

NCTA The North Carolina Technology Association has disclosed its list of NC Tech Awards finalists for this year. The NC Tech Awards is the state's largest awards program, recognizing the tech sector's extraordinary achievements. Individual award winners were also announced.

Updated October 2

How do you prepare for a cybersecurity attack?

Cybersecurity   Businesses suffered nearly 43 million known security incidents in 2014. This increased 48 percent compared with 2013 and equals some 117,000 attacks daily. And still, many boards and executives don't have the information and resources they need to make effective business decisions on cybersecurity.

October 2

UNC-CH chemistry professor wins $250K award

Joseph DeSimone Joseph M. DeSimone, chancellor's eminent professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the recipient of the inaugural $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine. He won for his invention and use of PRINT, a breakthrough technology that has been used to make advances toward the development of new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics and next generation vaccines for malaria, pneumonia and dengue.

Updated October 1

$50 million puts RTP on path to innovation

Strategic plan calls for more urban feel in Park The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, owners of Research Triangle Park, announced Thursday that it has raised $50 million to invest in the 100-acre Park Center Development, the park's first major expansion. Work will begin in January.

September 30

NC Data Centers Act extends tax benefits to multi-tenant facilities

Sentinel Data Centers The new North Carolina Data Centers Act, signed into law Wednesday morning extends the tax benefits available to single owners such as Google, Apple or Amazon to multi-tenant facilities where combined investment reaches $75 million.

September 29

Durham County backs RTP Park Center project

Research Triangle Park Durham County Commissioners approved $20 million in backing for the Park Center project intended to help refresh Research Triangle Park with the type of urban campus increasing popular among tech companies. The Park Centre project, for instance, includes plans for residential, retail and restaurants, two hotels and an on-site food market.

Updated September 29

Premium Lock Executive Exchange: AT&T at the forefront of IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is "A wide ranging technology quickly expanding to more aspects of our lives and our economy, Venessa Harrison, AT&T president for North Carolina told the WRAL Executive Exchange IoT event Tuesday morning.

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Updated September 29

Premium Lock The Internet of Things opens up vast opportunities

The Internet of Things, already a $665.8 billion dollar business, is slated to hit $1.7 trillion dollars by 2020. "That's a lot of new stuff to take advantage of," Jim Davis of SAS told a full house at WRAL's Executive Exchange Internet of Things event Tuesday morning.

WRAL's IoT event packed the house. WRAL's IoT event packed the house.

Updated September 29

Twitter takeaways: Executive Exchange explores the Internet of Things

WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange series took on the burgeoning 'Internet of Things' Sept. 29, 2015. A group of about 100 Insiders heard from Jim Davis, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for SAS, Venessa Hoffman, president of AT&T NC, and a panel representing industry, non-profit and research sectors about applications in business and the home and how connectivity is already changing lives.

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Updated September 28

EMC names Carol Flack to lead its Triangle operations

EMC  Massachusetts-based EMC (NYSE:EMC), the digital storage company, has replaced Bob Hawkins, recently retired head of its Triangle operations, with Carol Flack. EMC has 1,425 employees at its locations in Apex and Durham.

Tags: EMC, People
September 24

Premium Lock IBM invents a new market combining Watson and services

To add needed corporate revenue and profit, IBM invented a new market by combining its Watson computing innovation with cloud, security and engagement services, and healthcare business expertise to form the IBM Watson Health business unit. IBM plans to resolve underlying complexity and inefficiencies in healthcare while promoting better security and regulatory compliance.TBR analysts on what it means.

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Tags: IBM, Google, Dell
Updated September 23

Premium Lock Apple is rebooting its enterprise strategy with the iPad Pro

Apple is taking aim at enterprise incumbents such as Dell, HP and Lenovo with the iPad Pro. TBR's in depth analysis provides insights on the strategy.


September 22

Verizon, TWC phone, Internet outage affects 8 NC counties

Verizon   Phone and Internet service began returning Monday night to some customers of Verizon and Time Warner after an outage that lasted over six hours.

Updated September 21

Premium Lock Red Hat's leaders, a chance to have impact, fun lure new CFO from Valley

Frank Calderoni, a long-time financial executive and chief financial officer at Cisco, could have had his pick of tech jobs after leaving the networking giant last year. So why did he pick Raleigh-based Red Hat, which is a long way from Silicon Valley? He cites many reasons in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.

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Updated September 16

Premium Lock AvidXchange CEO on where it goes after $225M raise

AvidXchange, which sells accounts payable and payment automation software, started working in January on the huge $225 million financing deal it just closed, says CEO and co-founder Michael Praeger. "We hadn't raised capital in a long time, but we really liked the approach of the Bain Group," he says.

Michael Praeger, CEO, co-founder, AvidXchange Michael Praeger, CEO, co-founder, AvidXchange

Updated September 16

Premium Lock State budget compromise continues Biotech Center funding

NC Biotech Center The 429-page North Carolina budget compromise bill, scheduled for an NC Senate vote at 2 p.m. today (9/15), reduces personal income tax rates, fails to renew the 35 percent renewable energy tax break, and continues funding the NC Biotechnology Center. The NC Senate tentatively approved the deal yesterday.

Updated September 15

Takeaways from CED Tech Venture: Life science uptick, tech deal downturn

Exit Event 2015 might be a blockbuster year for investments in North Carolina startups. At least it will be if the second two quarters follow trends set during the first half of 2015, when nearly $427 million was invested in North Carolina companies through 90 deals, according to Council for Entrepreneurial Development's (CED) just-released Innovators Report. The report was released today to kick off the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh.

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