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Updated 2:43 p.m. yesterday

First WRAL TechWire Hall of Famers: Five pillars of NC's tech success

The first five recipients of WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame honors for lifetime achievement are well-known contributors to the growing, evolving success of North Carolina's high tech, life science and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Updated 2:43 p.m. yesterday

NC Biz Wire, PACES team, Google Fiber advocate land WRAL TechWire Editor's Choice Awards

A UNC-Chapel Hill team of aspiring business journalists led by a veteran reporter and editor, three of the people who are among the major reasons why crowdfunding is now the law in North Carolina, and a pointman for Google Fiber's efforts to bring broadband to underserved communities are the recipients of WRAL TechWire's Editor Choice Awards.

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3:13 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Inside AT&T: Consumer biz initiatives yield minimal results - so far

The Broadband Report       Analysis: AT&T's unlimited data strategy strengthens its position as an integrated solutions provider, but did not generate postpaid net additions in 1Q17, notes Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon.

10:40 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock IBM opens 4 more US data centers; RTP not on list

Big Blue says it is opening additional data centers in the U.S. to support its growing cloud, data businesses. However, RTP isn't on the list.

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Updated 7:23 a.m. Wednesday

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

AT&T                           AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans.

Updated 2:29 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock IBM, ABB bring Watson to factory, utility IoT (+ video)

IBM and ABB, two companies with a major presence in the Research Triangle, are partnering to bring IBM Watson cognitive computing solutions for Internet of Things usage on factory floors, across utilities, smart grids and more.

Updated 7:20 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Checking IBM's pulse: Healthcare a bright spot amid anemic services performance (+ video)

In reporting a 20th consecutive quarter of a drop in income, IBM's healthcare related businesses stand out as a bright spot amid otherwise anemic services performance, says Technology Business Research Analyst John Caucis.

7:09 a.m. Monday

Report: IBM's top exec pay package 'now worth $65M'

IBM's Ginni Rometty        IBM's total compensation package for Chair and CEO Ginni Rometty is worth far more than $33 million, says Bloomberg news service. "[H]er compensation is now worth $65 million, or almost twice as much as her reported pay," Bloomberg says. citing how IBM values stock options. She's now among the top 10 best-paid CEOs even though IBM has posted declining revenues over the past five years under her leadership.

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Premium Lock Inside Verizon: Reinstating unlimited data can't prevent record subscriber losses

The Broadband Report       Verizon reports its first quarterly net loss of wireless retail subscribers despite reinstating unlimited data plans - so what does the company do now? Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon takes an in-depth look.

Updated April 21

Premium Lock Eric Shander's journey: From IBM to Red Hat, chief accounting officer to CFO

Eric Shander is getting a boatload of new responsibilities and a much higher profile as well as a $65,000 pay bump as he moves to Red Hat's chief financial officer from chief accounting officer. In an in-depth Q&A, Shander talks about his new job and the road tour with CEO Jim Whitehurst that helped lead to his promotion - as well as opened his eyes to the new world of investor relations. Plus: Read his full bio.

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Tags: Red Hat, IBM
April 21

Premium Lock Why Red Hat's new CFO left IBM - and what he likes better

Eric Shander enjoyed working at IBM where he was following in his father's footsteps. But having lived in Raleigh since 1998, he was ready to become a Hatter after reading a book by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. In the second part of our Q&A, Shander talks about his feelings for both companies, as well as Lenovo.

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Tags: Red Hat, IBM
Updated April 20

Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

Verizon Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals.

April 20

IoT Slam Live announces agenda for June RTP event

 The Internet of Things community, the world's largest network of corporate executives and IoT professionals, has disclosed the agenda for its IoT Slam Live conference. The event is set for June 21-22 at the Archie K Conference Center in Reseach Triangle Park.

Updated April 20

Premium Lock What's behind the SEVC name change to Fusion Conference?

Triangle-based TechMedia has renamed its Southeast Venture Conference to the Fusion Conference, with the first event flying under the new name set for June 7-8, 2017 in Washington, DC. WRAL Techwire conducted a question and answer session with Eric Gregg, who heads TechMedia with partner Scott Hedrick, to talk about the name change and the first Fusion event in June.

Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC. Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC.

Updated April 18

IBM shares drop more than 3% after revenue falls for 20th consecutive quarter

Investors are selling off IBM shares after Big Blue reported a drop in revenue for the 20th consecutive quarter Tuesday after the markets closed. However, IBM's top exec stresses growth in "strategic imperatives."

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Tags: IBM
April 18

The new Google Earth: New tools for exploration (+ video)

Google Earth is getting a revival, with the 3-D mapping service becoming more of a tool for adventure and exploration. Plus: Watch a video update.

Updated April 13

Goodbye Princess Leia; Windows versions won't die; Messenger beats Instagram

In today's tech wrapup: Lucasfilm gave scifi fans a final goodbye to Carrie Fisher, who passed away in December. Facebook Messenger outstrips Instagram.Old versions of Windows refuse to die.

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