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(NY: QUINTILES)  56.48  up arrow+0.63  (1.13 %)  Updated: 10:39 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  104.37  down arrow-0.32  (-0.3 %)  Updated: 10:36 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: BioCryst)  13.65  down arrow-0.05  (-0.37 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: BioDelivery)  15.32  up arrow+0.66  (4.52 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: CEMP)  10.35  up arrow+0.25  (2.48 %)  Updated: 10:45 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  24.75  down arrow-0.07  (-0.26 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Cree)  44.94  down arrow-0.53  (-1.17 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: DARA)  1.24  down arrow-0.01  (-0.8 %)  Updated: 10:37 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  29.38  down arrow-0.19  (-0.64 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  5.37  up arrow+0.06  (1.13 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: FB)  74.86  down arrow-1.1  (-1.45 %)  Updated: 10:45 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  48.74  up arrow+0.48  (0.99 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: GOOG)  574.70  down arrow-3.16  (-0.55 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: IBM)  192.21  down arrow-0.78  (-0.41 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: LH)  107.21  up arrow+0.78  (0.73 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  30.28  up arrow+0.03  (0.1 %)  Updated: 10:42 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: MRK)  60.38  up arrow+0.18  (0.3 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  44.94  down arrow-0.07  (-0.14 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: NTAP)  41.44  up arrow+0.02  (0.05 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  90.12  up arrow+0.41  (0.46 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  46.43  up arrow+0.59  (1.28 %)  Updated: 10:23 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  29.46  up arrow+0.25  (0.86 %)  Updated: 10:45 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  8.29  down arrow-0.08  (-0.96 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  61.61  down arrow-0.42  (-0.68 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: BBRY)  10.11  up arrow+0.05  (0.45 %)  Updated: 10:44 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: Salix)  158.54  up arrow+0.9  (0.57 %)  Updated: 10:43 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014
(NQ: SQI)  15.70  down arrow-0.06  (-0.38 %)  Updated: 10:35 AM EDT, Aug 27 2014

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Red Hat beefs up 'cloud;' Heat Bio-Square 1 $7.5M deal; VM vs. EMC?; Tivo's non-cable recorder

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat unveils new cloud product; Heat Biologics lands $7.5 million in financing from Square 1; VMware targets cloud; Tivo's new recorder for "cord-cutters."

Updated 11:34 a.m. Monday

Homeland Security warns retailers about hacking software

Network security  More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Updated 6:52 a.m. Monday

Sony PSN Attack; Opinion-Entrepreneurship; mobile commerce; tablet tipping point; Windows 9 in Sept.?

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network; Opinion-Entrepreneurship: Impacting a vital Wilmington; the future of mobile commerce is commerce; Tablets hit tipping point; and Why Microsoft needs to reveal Windows 9 sooner than later.

5:42 a.m. Monday

Former IBM chief John Akers dies at 79

Dec. 28, 1934 - Aug. 22, 2014 John Akers, chief executive officer for IBM during the 80s and early 90s, died Friday. He was 79 years old.

5:19 a.m. Monday

Roche to buy biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

Switzerland Roche InterMune Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche said Sunday it has reached an $8.3 billion deal to buy InterMune Inc., a California-based developer of treatments for lung diseases.

5:10 a.m. Monday

Your 51 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated August 22

Lenovo exec, a former IBMer, says union claim about massive Big Blue layoffs in '05 is 'not true'

Alliance at IBM, which is seeking to represent Big Blue employees, on Thursday issued a statement in which it warned current IBMers who will transition to Lenovo as part of the $2.3 billion x86 server transaction, about layoffs. it claimed big layoffs were part of the initial IBM-Lenovo PC deal in 2005. A senior Lenovo executive and a former IBMer involved in that deal says the union's claim is "not true."

IBM's x86 server business operates globally IBM's x86 server business operates globally

August 21

Premium Lock Beware, Lenovo: HP's PC, x86 server revenues are surging

HP on Wednesday reported an increase in revenue for its most recent quarter, ending a streak of 11-straight declines. Surging PC and x86 server revenues helped - two markets where Lenovo either leads the world or hopes to when its $2.3B deal for IBM's x86 business closes. Analyst Jack Narcotta of Technology Business research examines HP's earnings report.

HP's Meg Whitman HP's Meg Whitman

August 20

AT&T to beat Google with gigabit Internet in Silicon Valley

AT&T GigaPower AT&T says it will offer its ultrafast Internet and entertainment service in Google's backyard of Cupertino, Calif. AT&T is ramping up its GigaPower network in the Triangle, other metro areas in North Carolina, and across the country while Google Fiber offers its service in select markets.

Updated August 20

Cisco's COO: Big layoffs 'just the wrong way to do it'

A blogger about Cisco obtained access to internal video and audio recordings of company execs discussing the tech giant's new layoff round that will affect some 6,000 workers. Business Insider published some of the information, including an interesting remark from Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore. Plus, a new report shows one reason why Cisco is facing challenges: Its router market share has plunged.

Cisco COO Gary Moore talks jobs as Gov. McCrory listens Cisco COO Gary Moore talks jobs as Gov. McCrory listens

August 20

Uber hires Obama exec; Salix near deal close; Ballmer leaves Microsoft board; Lenovo's NFL Fantasy; HTC's new phone

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup of tech and life science news: Uber hires former Obama exec to help with lobbying; Salix nears deal close; Ballmer quits Microsoft board; Lenovo's new NFL Fantasy contest; HTC's new phone runs Windows.

August 19

Verizon topples AT&T in wireless service tests

Verizon Verizon tops AT&T as the most reliable and fastest wireless service provider in the Triangle and across North Carolina, according to test data compiled by research firm RootMetrics. AT&T, which topped the survey in 2013, did score best in texting.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Bitcoin investor Draper encourages startups to 'boost' their chances

One way to increase support for Bitcoin-related startups in North Carolina, says Boost VC CEO Adam Draper, is to get companies in the area that started something on their own.

Bitcoin Investor Bitcoin Investor

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Bitcoin: Cat and mouse game in security, regulation

Will the virtual currency Bitcoin face increasing regulation in the future? Is Bitcoin secure enough to attract mass use? About a hundred or so experts at the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo last week in Raleigh discussed the complex security and regulatory issues facing the virtual currency.

Bitcoin Security Regulation Bitcoin Security Regulation

August 18

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Google 10 Years After IPO Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.

Updated August 18

Report: Broadband surpasses TV subscribers for first time

The Broadband Report: The number of broadband subscribers at top pay TV firms has surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers for the first time in history, according to data from Leichtman Research Group.

Broadband vs. TV Broadband vs. TV

Updated August 18

IBM cuts in Korea; Google's latest buy; Microsoft touts Explorer - again; LinkedIn's new move; Apple storage in China; Xbox update

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Officials say IBM is restructuring in Korea; Google buys image analysis startup Jetpac; Microsoft urges web users for second chance to Internet Explorer; What LinkedIn's marketing prospects look like after its Bizo buy; Apple to start storing user data in China; Xbox One announces major software update for September.

August 18

Your 52 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated August 15

U.S. government clears $2.3B Lenovo-IBM server deal

Lenovo and IBM issue statements confirming that the U.S. government has approved the company's $2.3 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business. The OK is a big step toward making 2,000 IBMers in RTP employees of Lenovo.

IBM's x86 server business operates globally IBM's x86 server business operates globally

Updated August 14

Cisco's Chambers: New layoffs are 'strategic,' a 'tough decision'

Just two months ago, Cisco announced a major expansion of its work force in RTP with the promise of more than 500 new jobs. Wednesday night, Cisco's top executive disclosed plans to lay off some 6,000 workers across the company. It's the second large round of job cuts to hit the firm in a year.

Cisco's John Chambers Cisco's John Chambers

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