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Updated August 11

Google Fiber targets Triangle for ultra-fast wireless Internet tests

Google Fiber targets the Triangle as one of the metro areas where it is asking the FCC for permission to test a wireless system as a means to provide ultra-fast Internet service.

Google Fiber installer vans in Queen City Google Fiber installer vans in Queen City

Updated August 11

Premium Lock IBM under fire after Australian online census hack, offers apology

IBM                          Australia's first attempt to conduct a census online has resumed almost two days after it shut down due to what an angry prime minister described as system failures that left it vulnerable to cyberattack. IBM, which is supporting the census, apologized.

Tags: IBM, Internet
August 8

Premium Lock IBM Watson saves a life: What's next, robot doctors? (Plus: Video)

IBM's Watson recently successfully diagnosed a life-threatening disease that doctors in Japan had not been able to figure out. It's being called the "greatest feat yet" for Watson, which IBM is making available for more medical projects. So, are robot doctors coming?

Updated August 8

Premium Lock Inside AT&T: How does communications giant grow revenue?

The Broadband Report       Analysis: After reviewing AT&T's latest financial results, Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon points out that growing revenue is becoming a greater challenge.

Updated August 8

Google self-driving car exec quits; former Bell Labs' new life; cancer drug failure; Buffett's profits; FBI encryption dialogue

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A top exec in Google's autonomous cars effort quits; there is new life for the old Bell Labs complex; a cancer drug fails in tests; Berkshire Hathaway profits soar; and the FBI director wants a dialog about encryption.

Bell Labs Building Redevelopment Bell Labs Building Redevelopment

Updated August 8

WTW news in review: Week of July 25, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of July 25, part two of two.

August 8

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 1, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 1, part two of two.

August 8

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 1, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 1, part one of two.

Updated August 5

Want ultra-fast Internet service? AT&T offers another service locator map

A new interactive map from AT&T shows where apartment and condo residents can receive ultra-fast Internet access. The map joins an earlier offering that tells home owners and renters if service is available for specific addresses.

AT&T's new GigaPower locator map AT&T's new GigaPower locator map

August 5

Premium Lock Inside Google: Growing mobile advertising drives record revenue, profits

Google Analysis: What's driving the continuing growth at Internet giant Google? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his insight after reviewing Google's latest financial report.

Updated August 5

IBM CEO on speaking out against HB2: 'Our employees expected it'

IBM Chair and CEO Virginia Rometty says there's been no blowback from the tech giant's decision to speak out against North Carolina's HB2. In an interview she says the stand against the LGBT legislation was "expected" by IBM workers.

IBM's Ginni Rometty   IBM's Ginni Rometty

August 5

Amazon jet fleet; Facebook vs. 'clickbait;' Apple 'bug bounties;' private moon flight; Dish w/o ESPN

In today's Bull dog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon unveils its Prime delivery fleet of jet aircraft; Facebook tries again to tackle "clickbait;" Apple offers "bug bounties" to people reporting bugs; a private company wins OK for moon flight; and Dish offers a non-ESPN option.

Amazon Air Amazon Air

August 4

Premium Lock IBM's argument for augmented, not artificial, intelligence

In a response to an Obama administration request for information about how best to approach development of artificial intelligence, IBM researchers chose to stress what they can "augmented human intelligence." Here's a look at what they wrote.

August 4

Premium Lock Wireless network study: Which is fastest? Best 4G availability?

A new survey of wireless network performance as provided by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint offers an interesting insight into speed, availability, and more.

Comparing wireless networks Comparing wireless networks

August 3

New Galaxy phone iris scanner (video); pistol emoji dumped; Instagram 'Stories'; Uber sells China ops

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Samsung's new phone has an iris scanner (video); Instagram unveils "Stories;" Apple dumps a pistol emoji; and Uber sells its China operations to rival.

Updated August 2

GSK, Google subsidiary form $714M bioelectronics venture (+ video)

​One of Google's sister companies will team up with pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline to form a joint venture that aims to develop tiny implants that can tap nerves and change their electronic signals as a way of treating chronic illnesses.

August 2

Verizon buys fleet management software firm for $2.4B

Verizon   ​Verizon said Monday that it plans to pay about $2.4 billion to buy Fleetmatics, which makes software used by cable companies, energy providers and others to manage their fleets of vehicles.

August 2

Virgin Galatic space tourism license; Pokemon Go a threat; Daimler invests in chauffeur startup; new Apple trial

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Virgin Galactic says it has received an operating license for its space tourism rocket; the Israeli military is warning its soldiers about a new threat: the widely popular mobile phone game "Pokemon Go"; Daimler invests in chauffeur service start-up Blacklane; and a judge tosses patent verdict against Apple, orders new trials.

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