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Week in review: The 46 latest headlines from WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRALTechWire last week.

April 18

Review: Microsoft's Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap

With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way. Microsoft takes some of the best parts of Apple's and Google's virtual assistants and adds a few useful tools of its own. The result is Cortana, named after an artificial-intelligence character in Microsoft's "Halo" video games.

Digital Life-Review-Windows Cortana Assistant Digital Life-Review-Windows Cortana Assistant

April 17

Moto G smartphone for $149 and no contract? Yep - at Republic Wireless

Republic Wireless, which offers calling and data plans for as little as $5 a month, began selling the new Motorola Moto G phone on Thursday for $149 - without a contract.

A Moto G   A Moto G

Updated April 17

Premium Lock Inside IBM's earnings: Software, 'cloud' could galvenize growth

Analysis: Amid a mixed growth picture for IBM as a whole, 2% year-to-year growth in overall software revenue illustrates that IBM's existing software assets continue to drive customer conversations and purchasing across the IBM install base, writes Elizabeth Hedstrom Henlin, an analyst with Technology Business Research.

IBM breaks down its software performance IBM breaks down its software performance

Updated April 17

Hardware woes drive IBM revenues down for 8th straight quarter

IBM earnings IBM revenue fell 4 percent to $22.5 billion, below the $22.9 billion that analysts polled by FactSet had expected. It's the eighth consecutive quarter of revenue decline. The biggest drop was in its systems and technology unit, or hardware, where revenue tumbled 23 percent to $2.39 billion from $3.11 billion.

April 17

Premium Lock Inside IBM's earnings: Look for more grim revenue news in '14 as evolution continues

Analysis: IBM's first quarter financial performance outlines a company in the midst of a long-term strategic evolution, and demonstrates cloud and big data-driven disruption impacting the IT industry as a whole. Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research crunches the numbers and trends.

IBM breaks down its hardware segment performance IBM breaks down its hardware segment performance

Updated April 17

Shrinking ad prices cut into Google's earnings

Google logo Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.

April 16

Raleigh signs on to AT&T ultra-fast Internet plan

The Raleigh City Council on Wednesday authorized the city manager and attorney to contract with AT&T to bring the communications provider's next-generation internet and cable service to local residents.

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Updated April 16

IBMers fear more layoffs; Street expects another revenue drop in report today

Layoffs IBM is due to report in latest quarterly financials today, and speculation is circulating that Big Blue may announce another work force "rebalancing." In other words, layoffs. Meanwhile, Citigroup has cut IBM shares to "neutral" from "buy," and the Street expects the tech giant to report an eighth straight quarterly decline in revenue.

Updated April 16

Smartphone kill switch coming? Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

New iPhones       A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

Updated April 16

Premium Lock Ex-IBMer Dick Daugherty a very deserving Raleigh Hall of Fame choice

Richard "Dick" Daugherty, a former senior executive at IBM, a longtime champion of NCSU's Centennial Campus, and a driving force behind the new strategic plan for Research Triangle Park, is among the latest inductees for the Raleigh Hall of Fame. Way to go, Dick. You deserve this honor.

Dick Daugherty, center, with Jim Jenkins Dick Daugherty, center, with Jim Jenkins

Updated April 15

Premium Lock As Google Glass hits street, group warns: Don't be a 'Glasshole'

The Drudge Report almost daily links to reports about how those wearable computers known as Google Glass are being abused - from invasions of privacy to just plain old obnoxious uses. And as Glass becomes widely available today for $1,500, a consumer group unveils a Top 10 list of reasons why not to be a "Glasshole."

WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass

April 15

Drone wars? Like Facebook, Google acquires a drone maker

Drones to deliver Internet access Both Google and Facebook have launched ambitious projects that aim to get everyone on the planet online. Google's Project Loon sends giant balloons bearing Internet-beaming antennas into the stratosphere. Facebook, meanwhile, leads Internet.org, a coalition of companies that wants to get everyone in the world access to basic Internet service.

April 15

Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has an edge

Smartphone packs a kill switch  Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.

April 14

Week in review: The 21 latest headlines from WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire last week.

Updated April 11

Lenovo widens its market share lead in global PC sales

Lenovo    Worldwide shipments of PCs continue to drop. But the decline in the first quarter of the year wasn't as dramatic as in recent periods, and Lenovo - the No. 1 global sales leader - broadened its market share by 2 full points to 17 percent.

April 11

US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast television

ecommerce     For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.

April 11

Google to sell its Glass devices to bigger pool of consumers

WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an online order for the device beginning at 9 a.m. PDT April 15. The product will cost $1,500, the same price that Google Inc. has charged for Glass since sales of the device began last year.

Updated April 10

Triangle ultra-fast Internet group backs AT&T plan

The race to be first to bring gigabit-speed Internet access across the Triangle and Triad may be won by AT&T, not Time Warner Cable or Google Fiber. The North Carolina Next Generation Network consortium says it is recommending that six city governments approve AT&T's proposal. However, the group is not precluding other companies from the project.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

April 10

NCNGN issues full statement about AT&T network proposal

NC NGN Early Thursday, the North Carolina Next Generation Network consortium issued a full statement explaining why it is recommending that six cities in the Triangle and the Triad "enthusiastically approved" support for AT&T's proposal to create an ultra-fast Internet network for the region.

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