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(NY: QUINTILES)  66.97  down arrow-1.03  (-1.51 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  99.47  down arrow-2.74  (-2.68 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  9.03  up arrow+0.46  (5.37 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  10.50  down arrow-0.01  (-0.1 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  34.31  down arrow-0.62  (-1.78 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  27.53  down arrow-0.13  (-0.45 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Cree)  35.49  up arrow+0.09  (0.24 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.73  down arrow-0.03  (-3.83 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  25.56  up arrow+0.04  (0.16 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.16  up arrow+0.01  (0.32 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: FB)  82.22  down arrow-0.98  (-1.18 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  46.15  down arrow-1.05  (-2.22 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  548.00  down arrow-4.03  (-0.73 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: IBM)  160.50  down arrow-2.17  (-1.33 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: LH)  126.09  down arrow-1.19  (-0.93 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  29.15  up arrow+0.18  (0.62 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: MRK)  57.48  down arrow-0.86  (-1.47 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  40.66  down arrow-0.31  (-0.74 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  35.46  up arrow+0.08  (0.23 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  98.61  down arrow-2.7  (-2.67 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  45.68  down arrow-1.01  (-2.16 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  34.79  down arrow-0.21  (-0.6 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  7.72  up arrow+0.03  (0.39 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  75.75  down arrow-0.94  (-1.23 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  8.93  up arrow+0.13  (1.48 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: Salix)  172.81  up arrow+0.16  (0.09 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015
(NQ: SQI)  16.93  down arrow-0.4  (-2.31 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Mar 31 2015

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March 20

Luxury watch maker Tag Heuer teams with Google, Intel

A closeup of Apple's Watch ‚Äč Watch out Apple: Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smartwatch with tech rivals Google and Intel.

March 20

Wall Street Journal: FTC report shows how Google skewed search results

Google              As Google expands into car insurance searches, an in-depth package from The Wall Street Journal cites a previously undisclosed FTC staff report documents how Google skewed search results to favor its own shopping, travel and other services.

March 20

AT&T's $40M error; GSK job cuts; Amazon 1-hour delivery; Salix $78M parachutes; GSK inhaler; China freedom group attacked

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: AT&T takes a $40M hit in a lawsuit; GSK is cutting 150 jobs in Pa.; Amazon expands 1-hour delivery service; Salix handing out $78M in golden parachutes; GSK wins OK for inhaler; and a China web freedom group is under attack.

March 19

As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser

Microsoft Corporation  Look out, Internet Explorer. After 20 years of competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative to its once-dominant Internet surfing program.

March 19

IBM BlueMix-Twitter analytics; Cree lights up Habitat for Humanity; T-Mobile's small business offer; Yahoo exits China; 'Line' app toys and more

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: IBM's BlueMix and Watson analytics are analyzing Twitter; Cree boosts its commitment to Habitat for Humanity; T-Mobile targets small businesses; Yahoo exits China; and watch our for lots more from those Line app emoticons.

March 18

Google's 'X' future vision, gender bias, more highlight SxSW

Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention center as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up. The head of Google's (X) division talked about testing driverless cars and delivery drones, gender bias in tech was a hot topic and event-goers checked out the latest products and companies on the trade show floor.

Drones highlight SXSW Drones highlight SXSW

Updated March 18

AT&T slashes ultra-fast Internet prices, expands services in Triangle

Fiber optic network                   AT&T is expanding the markets in the Triangle where it is offering ultra-fast Internet service and at the same time is slashing prices to as low as $70 per month from the previous $120. Current AT&T customers also may see automatic increases in speed by March 31. Plus, AT&T is boosting Wi-Fi speeds.

Updated March 17

Blackberry-IBM-Samsung secure tablet; Cablevision-HBO Now; GSK Ebola update; Facebook's buy; Lyft lawsuit

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: BlackBerry joins with IBM and Samsung to develop a secure tablet; GSK's Ebola vaccine advances; Cablevision hooks up with HBO Now; Facebook's latest buy; and did Lyft cheat drivers?

Updated March 16

WTW in review: Last week's 70 headlines (Part One)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

March 16

WTW in review: Last week's headline news

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

Updated March 13

Latest news on Steve Jobs, Lyft vs. Uber, the cybersecurity bill

Bulldog In today's Bulldog tech roundup: Racy posts on hacked Charlotte Motor Speedway social media; New books says Steve Jobs considered buying Yahoo; Lyft funding increases ride-sharing competition; NC Senator Burr on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, Vaeant ups offer for Salix.

Updated March 11

Apple, black colleges team in $40 million tech talent search

Apple        Apple Inc. is teaming with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to find, develop and harness technology talent from the nation's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The over $40 million multi-year commitment from Apple is the largest and most comprehensive corporate investment ever given exclusively for students and faculty of four-year HBCUs.

Tags: Apple
Updated March 10

Google expanding mobile-friendly ranking signals

Google              If you don't have a mobile-friendly site, it will likely affect your Google search ranking adversely starting April 21.

Tags: Google
Updated March 10

Alcentra Capital supports NC-based A Wireless merger with $11.2M loan

Verizon Wireless Alcentra Capital Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: "ABDC") has provided $11.25 million in a senior secured term loan commitment to A2Z Wireless Holdings. The investment supported the merger between Z Wireless Holdings, and ABC Phones of North Carolina, which does business as A Wireless.

Tags: Verizon
March 6

Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average

Apple    S&P Dow Jones Indices said the switch will take place after the close of trading on Wednesday, March 18. Apple will start trading as part of the 30-stock Dow at the opening of trading the next day.

Tags: AT&T, Apple
Updated March 6

Epic's grants; Microsoft-Google co-develop in Java; Red Hat's cloud Atomic Host; Google's wireless (Lenovo) phone and insurance move

In today's Bulldog wrapup on technology news: Epic Games awards its first grants from a $5 million pot; Microsoft and Google unveil co-development plans for Java; Red Hat launches a new operating system for Linux in the cloud; Google to offer one phone for wireless service and it's made by Lenovo's Motorola; Google begins offering car insurance quotes.

Updated March 5

Time Warner Cable upgrades Internet speeds in response to fiber services

TWC's Triangle headquarters Time Warner Cable is reacting to ultra-fast Internet offerings from rivals AT&T and Frontier Communications as well as forthcoming service from Google Fiber by upgrading its entertainment network to all digital. TWC is tripling Internet speeds, but those fall well short of gigabit service through fiber.

March 4

Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit

Information Technology       A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees.

March 4

AT&T: GigaPower is taking root across Raleigh, Cary

AT&T touts its GigaPower      Raleigh's Allister housing complex is not the only one in Raleigh where ultra-fast Internet service is now available from AT&T. There are now nine others. We've got the list.

Updated March 4

IBM adds brains for Watson, buying cognitive computing firm

IBM discloses that it has acquired AlchemyAPI, a provider of cognitive computing technology and services, in a move it says bolsters capabilities of its "Watson" supercomputer initiatives.

How AlchemyAPI works How AlchemyAPI works

Tags: IBM
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