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(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  28.52  up arrow+0.19  (0.67 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  5.15  up arrow+0.09  (1.78 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NQ: FB)  69.27  down arrow-0.13  (-0.19 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
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(NY: IBM)  194.09  up arrow+3.24  (1.7 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NY: LH)  105.60  up arrow+0.7  (0.67 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  27.69  down arrow-0.37  (-1.32 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NY: MRK)  58.43  up arrow+0.43  (0.74 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
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(NQ: NTAP)  37.76  up arrow+0.67  (1.81 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  89.26  up arrow+0.67  (0.76 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  50.92  up arrow+0.37  (0.73 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  30.49  up arrow+0.14  (0.46 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  8.01  down arrow-0.06  (-0.74 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  55.68  up arrow+1.42  (2.62 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
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(NQ: Salix)  131.26  up arrow+1.12  (0.86 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Jul 22 2014
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Updated July 16

Once enemies, now allies: IBM, Apple team up for iPhone, iPad sales

Apple teams with IBM Bitter enemies in the past, Apple and IBM on Tuesday disclosed they are teaming up to sell more iPads and iPhones to corporate clients with IBM developing apps and providing services geared to enterprise customers.

Updated July 15

IBM joins $635M semiconductor effort in New York

IBM              IBM is joining a public-private sector consortium targeting semiconductor research and production in the state of New York. It's the second largest commitment to chips IBM has made in the past two weeks even as rumors continue to swirl that Big Blue is trying to sell its big chip complex in East Fishkill, N.Y.

July 15

Premium Lock Cisco, Microsoft strike 3-year agreement targeting data centers

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings Tech giants Cisco and Microsoft are teaming up for data center solutions with each company providing sales, engineering and marketing resources. Cisco, the leader in cloud infrastructure share based on a recent report, "doubles down on data center," it says in the announcement.

July 15

Hewlett-Packard's interim chairman resigns

HP Hewlett-Packard's interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, has resigned from the company's board to concentrate on personal health issues.

July 15

Report: Microsoft is planning thousands of layoffs

Layoffs      Microsoft, which has a large software-related operation in Charlotte, is planning its "biggest round of job cuts in five years," reports Bloomberg news. The restructuring could be the biggest in the company's history.

July 14

Finding the next cure? Maybe 1 million hours of supercomputer time will help

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Researchers at Cloud Pharmaceuticals said Monday that they have been granted 1 million hours of use on the IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer for computational drug design and discovery to target orphan diseases including Malaria at Argonne National Laboratory.

July 14

SoftLayer fuels cloud growth for IBM

IBM Cloud Big Blue announced on Monday that SoftLayer is fueling hybrid cloud adoption by attracting thousands of new clients all over the world including leading enterprises.

July 14

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

Nickel Rash iPad Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in an 11-year-old boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in Monday's Pediatrics.

Updated July 14

Your 46 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 46 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.

July 11

LG unveils 18-inch flexible display

LG Display Co. has developed an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs.

South Korea LG Display Flexible Display South Korea LG Display Flexible Display

Updated July 10

Premium Lock Salix stock sags despite merger deal that boosts drug pipeline, lowers tax rate

If investors are fretting, it could be because Salix shareholders will be on the hook for taxes they weren't expecting to pay. The company notes in its securities filings that the conversion of Salix stock into Salix plc stock is considered a taxable event, meaning all Salix shareholders will owe taxes when the deal closes even if they don't sell their shares. Learn more about the deal.

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Updated July 10

PC shipment slump bottoms out, Lenovo still No. 1

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.

Lenovo's T540p notebook computer Lenovo's T540p notebook computer

July 9

Lumberton nonprofit among 5 charities chosen by Google to create for Glass

Miles to a Cure was chosen from among 1,300 proposals. The Lumberton nonprofit gets a pair of Google Glasses and a $25,000 grant plus support from developers.

Glasses of future? How 'Glass' looks to wearer Glasses of future? How 'Glass' looks to wearer

Updated July 9

Apple plans new Catawba County solar farm

Apple expects to invest $55 million to develop the 100-acre, 17.5 megawatt solar farm, which would become Apple's third solar farm in Catwaba County.

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Tags: Solar, Apple
July 8

Microsoft retail store to open at Streets of Southpoint

Microsoft The grand opening of Microsoft's first North Carolina retail store is scheduled for Aug. 21 at the Streets of Southpoint in Durham.

Tags: Microsoft
July 7

Is 'right to be forgotten' leading to Internet censorship?

Google        Google must comply with a May ruling from the European Union's top court that enables citizens to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names. Among links to vanish were stories on a soccer referee who resigned after a scandal in 2010, French office workers making post-it art, a couple having sex on a train and a lawyer facing a fraud trial.

July 7

Chinese government approves Lenovo-IBM server deal

A ministry in the Chinese government has granted its OK for the proposed $2.3 billion Lenovo-IBM x86 server deal. U.S. regulators are still examining the sale, which was announced in January and would affect 2,000 IBM workers in RTP.

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

July 7

Week in review: WRAL TechWire's headlines

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 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.

July 3

Censorship claims as Google cuts search results

Google At least three British media, including the Guardian newspaper and public broadcaster BBC, say they have been notified by Google that links to some of their articles were removed from search results in Europe.

Updated July 2

Google adds more musical choices with Songza deal

Google        Google is fine-tuning its digital music strategy with the acquisition of Songza, a service that creates soundtracks tailored for people's changing moods. Apple and Amazon recently beefed up their own music arsenals.

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