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Updated June 13

Microsoft buys LinkedIn at 50% premium in $26.2B deal + A graphical view

LinkedIn Microsoft said Monday that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. Plus, see a grpahical view of LinkedIn.

June 13

Apple software update; solar plane to Europe; solar drone; real 'hobbits'

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Apple plans major software update; a solar plane aims for flight to Europe after flying over Statue of Liberty (see photo); a solar drone is unveiled (see photo); and finding the real "hobbits" (see photo).

Solar plane's flight plane Solar plane's flight plane

June 13

WTW news in review: Week of June 6, 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 June 6, part two of two.

June 13

WTW news in review: Week of June 6, 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 June 6, part one of two.

Updated June 10

Lenovo's new phone immerses users in 'augmented reality'

A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings -- such as the room's size and the presence of other people -- and potentially transform how we interact with e-commerce, education and gaming.

June 9

Premium Lock Bad news, PC manufacturers: Sales picture not getting better

A Lenovo PC Research firm IDC forecasts more difficult times ahead for the world's PC industry with desktop machine sales on the decline through 2020 and portables only increasing slightly. Says IDC: "Unfortunately, the PC market still faces some persistent challenges, and for now, improvement continues to mean slower declines."

Updated June 9

Tech links: Cisco shuffle; Chuck Robbins video; GSK arthritis drug; IBM exec on women in IT

High tech In today's wrapup of headlines on news impacting the Triangle tech community: Cisco's exec shuffle continues to generate headlines; Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins' video interview at Recode; GSK gets good news on an arthritis drug; and IBM's top IoT exec and Harriet Green on women in IT.

Updated June 9

Lenovo's 3D augmented reality phone pushes new frontiers

Lenovo makes its sensor-filled augmented reality 3D phone official today. Think virtual reality without a headset. Jeff Meredith, the Lenovo exec pushing development of the device packing Google Tango project software, talks with WRAL TechWire about a device that he says "blows away" other smartphones.

Updated June 9

App Store ads; Yahoo patent sale; save reindeer app; smart car insurance discounts; Singapore net security

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple will start showing ads in the App Store; Yahoo plans to sell 3,000 patents; app may save reindeer; a look at discounts for smart car technology; and Singapore moves to improve Internet security by cutting government works off from the net.

Finland Reindeer App Finland Reindeer App

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Cisco's 2020 forecast: Faster nets driven by smartphones, IoT demand

Gaze into the Cisco crystal ball ... In less than four years, people worldwide will be using smartphones more than PCs while sending and receiving data at ever-faster speeds. Meanwhile, the Internet of Things explosion will mean more than three times the number of net-connected devices than humans.

Cisco: IoT to link billions more devices Cisco: IoT to link billions more devices

June 7

Tech links: 5G 'blistering' speed; GSK Avandia case; IBM $300M deal; Lenovo data center updates

High tech In today's "Tech links" wrapup of other media reports about news affecting the Triangle: AT&T reports blistering speeds at 5G lab; GSK loses bid to toss Avandia racketeering lawsuits; IBM wins a $300 million contract; and Lenovo adds new data center products as well as new partners.

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Cisco's 'famed' product development team quits in 'messy shakeup'

Chuck Robbins  A reorganization disclosed last week among top management at Cisco apparently didn't sit well with what the Wall Street Journal calls the "famed product development team" at the tech giant. the four execs are quitting.

June 7

Premium Lock Hybrid IoT analytics from Cisco, IBM: It's a winner for customers

Analysis: In announcing an Internet of Things-focused analytics partnership, Cisco and IBM are putting together a winning program, says Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil in an in-depth review.

IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch

June 7

Zuckerberg hack; new cancer clinical trial data base; inflatable space habitat; Google loses at high court

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Mark Zuckerberg's social media is hacked; Vice President Joe Biden unveils a new cancer clinical trial data base; an inflatable habitat opens at the International Space Station; and Google loses at the Supreme Court in class action suit case.

June 6

WTW news in review: Week of May 30, 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 May 30, part two of two.

June 6

WTW news in review: Week of May 30, 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 May 30, part one of two.

June 3

'Rolling study halls:' Google sponsors Wi-Fi equipped school buses

Students in Caldwell County can now link to the Internet while riding school buses thanks to an initiative sponsored by Google. Call the buses "rolling study halls."

Cutting the "cord" for "rolling study halls" Cutting the "cord" for "rolling study halls"

Updated June 3

Premium Lock Are you a Grinder yet? Meet Startup Grind's RTP director + Learn about the program

From its launch in October of last year, Startup Grind Triangle has been putting on events for entrepreneurs featuring some of the best-known names in the Triangle's startup community. Attendees and supporters are known as "Grinders" - and they are growing in number here as well as internationally. To learn more about the Grinder community, WTW talks with its Triangle director.

June 3

Premium Lock More grim news for Lenovo: Server sales plunge 10%

Lenovo's stock is falling, Google is dumping shares at a discount, analysts have written down the company, and for the first time in six years Lenovo lost money. Now comes more bad news: Server revenue plunged 10 percent in the first quarter. Will a new hyperscale partnership help right the trend? IBM also takes a hit.

Lenovo x86 server Lenovo x86 server

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