Posts tagged “Other Firms”

9:46 a.m. today

Google Express expands shopping, delivery service to NC

Google Express 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.

2:29 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock AT&T's strategy: Aiming for dominance in content creation and distribution

AT&T                     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.

Tags: Internet, AT&T
8:13 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Got a cough? GSK adding IBM's Watson to help you find answers

IBM Watson avatar    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.

7:17 a.m. yesterday

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 7:05 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Amid murky cloud strategy, Verizon likely mulls sale of data centers

Verizon   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.

October 21

Macs cheaper than PCs, DDoS attacks, and do people want self-driving cars?

Bulldog 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?

October 21

Premium Lock Microsoft successfully adapts to the cloud business model

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.

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October 20

Premium Lock Healthcare IT reinforces its role in IBM's services rvivial

The role of healthcare IT services in IBM's services turnaround is escalating says TBR analyst.

Updated October 19

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.

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Updated October 18

Bosser leaves cleantech cluster for city of Raleigh position

Jennifer Bosser changing jobs Jennifer Bosser has left her position as executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster and joined the City of Raleigh as senior business retention and expansion manager.

October 18

Millennials falling for new tech support scams

Microsoft 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.

Updated October 18

Premium Lock Analyst expects IBM to return to growth in 2017

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.


October 18

Premium Lock Cisco acquires meeting software firm - its 17th buy under CEO Robbins

Cisco continues its binge of acquisitions under CEO Chuck Robbins, buying collaborative software firm Worklife.

Updated October 17

IBM Q3 earnings, led by strategic services, top analyst estimates

IBM                          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

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October 17

Premium Lock Enthusiasm reigned at Google Pitch Day for black founders event

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.

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Updated October 17

Premium Lock Boston senior care startup wins Google Pitch Day prize

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.

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October 14

Premium Lock IBM, Google, others form coalition seeking faster servers, target Intel

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.

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