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Google is expanding its Google Express online market and delivery service to North Carolina as well as several other southeastern states. Users have a choice of paying a fee per order or a monthly charge or an annual service fee.
Analysis: By moving to acquire Time Warner in a massive deal worth more than $85 billion, AT&T is positioning itself to be dominate in content creation and distribution, says Technology Business Research analyst Steve Vachon.
As WRAL TechWire has reported extensively over the past few months, IBM keeps adding to the capabilities of its Watson supercomputer services. Now, drug giant GSK is incorporating Watson interactive artificial intelligence into an advertising campaign for its cough and cold advertising.
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.
AT&T is grabbing the bulk of media attention with its huge bid to buy Time Warner. But don't forget rival Verizon. As Verizon refocuses cloud ambitions on marketing and core networking strengths, the company works to differentiate as a hybrid IT enabler. It could be mulling the sale of its data centers as well, says Technology Business Research.
In today's update of technology news: DDOS attacks such as those affecting sites Friday are "vicious" says Channel Advisor founder Scot Wingo; IBM says Macs are cheaper than PCs; and do drivers really want autonomous cars?
Microsoft is starting to show maturity in its evolution to address the "cloud-first, mobile-first world", reporting positive corporate growth for the first time in more than a year. With this maturity, Microsoft struggles to drive traditional software growth but has maintains relatively stable margins in the mid-20 percernt range, says TBR analyst.
The role of healthcare IT services in IBM's services turnaround is escalating says TBR analyst.
Brands go for top domain names; voice recognition breakthrough, and you may be in a perpetual police photo lineup
In todays update of technology news: Brands turning to top domain names led by Google; Microsoft makes voice recognition breakthrough; and you may be in a perpetual police photo llineup.
Have you run into one of those pop up tech support scams that sound a loud alarm and claim your computer is infected with a virus? A Microsoft survey says two out of three people have expenced a tech support scam in the last 12 months and nearly one in ten lost money.
IBM's commitment to restructuring its business to more closely align with evolving customer demands continues, and its impact on revenue performance can be seen in IBM's ongoing slowdown of year-to-year revenue declines. So say analysts at TBR.
Cisco continues its binge of acquisitions under CEO Chuck Robbins, buying collaborative software firm Worklife.
IBM reported earnings of $3.29 per share on $1 9.23 billion in revenuein Q3, topping analyst expectations of $3.23 per share and about 19 billion in revenue, according to the Thompson Reuters. consensus estimate
The crowd had a lot of fun at the very first Google Exchange Pitch Day for Black Founder Entrepreneurs at the American Underground at Main in Durham last Friday. Encouraged to be focal and compete in sections for tee-shirts and other swag, the 250 or so present did so enthusiastically.
CareAcademy, a Boston-based startup providing online training to caregivers for seniors, won the $5,000 cash prize and $8,000 in computer equipment from Lenovo at the Google for Entrepreneurs Pitch Day Exchange Program for Black Founders. It was held at The American Underground at Main in Durham on Friday.
IBM, Google and several other tech industry leaders have formed an alliance seeking to boost data center server performance - and, in the future, PCs - as demand grows for processing power. They will take on Intel, which isn't a member.