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For all you techies who have been waiting to make the "Internet of Things" a reality of linked devices in your home with help from Apple and Sirri voice commands, its HomeKit will be arriving soon, the company tells tech news website TechCrunch.
Analysis: Chuck Robbins takes over as CEO from John Chambers at networking giant Cisco in July. He inherits a company that's primed for growth - if he can solve the challenge that software-defined networking poses., says a Technology Business Research analyst.
The trade group USTelecom and AT&T are not giving up their fight to stop FCC rules that would impose regulation on the Internet, taking their case to federal court. The FCC last week rejected a "stay" on the rules. But AT&T and the group insist they are not opposed to "net neutrality." They oppose overall net regulation, predicting a "Department of the Internet."
The world of "cloud computing" has been hit by another serious security vulnerability called "Venom." Raleigh-based Red Hat warns that "all" of its products that include a particular open source tool are vulnerable.
So if you are one of thousands if not millions of people wondering how Cisco chair and CEO John Chambers will act as chair only when UNC-Chapel Hill graduate Chuck Robbins takes over as CEO in July, the Chambers-Robbins management team debuts in a conference call on earnings. The call makes clear: Chambers will remain very, very involved.
Quintiles buying $250M in investor shares; BioCryst drug trial; AT&T-Hulu deal; new Leovo phones; Tumblr vs. bullying
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Quintiles is buying back $250 million in stock as investors sell shares; BioCryst prepares for new drug trial; AT&T makes a deal with Hulu; Lenovo is unveiling new phones in China; and Tumblr targets bullying.
Analysis: IBM's actions illustrate the power of its cognitive computing technologies and the workload traction accelerating in mission-critical industries With a flurry of announcements aimed directly at the healthcare market, IBM announced expanded Watson-dependent software and services designed to improve patient outcomes. So concludes analysts at Technology Business Research.
After 20 years of hearing the evangelist of all things tech (AKA John Chambers), Wall Street veterans are gearing up for a Cisco earnings call today that is set to be the last of his tenure. But take it from a Cisco vet, Chambers isn't fading into history just yet.
Judges in the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday ruled on how to divide the more than $7 billion in assets from bankrupt Nortel Networks. After years of legal wrangling it appears the economic disaster that rocked the Triangle and cost thousands of jobs could finally be drawing to a close. Or is it?
The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the increasingly competitive online video space. The New York company is the country's largest wireless carrier as well as an Internet and TV provider, and it is increasingly over the wireless space that telecom companies are fighting to win customers through video content.
As IBM continues its shift to "cloud computing" applications and development with projects such as Watson and away from hardware, its campus in RTP could be a key to that evolution. Proof in part is Big Blue's decision to open its first cloud computing lab, or "dojo," in RTP where the focus is on open source, collaborative application development.
Consumer Watchdog, a California-based group, is calling on Google to release data about accidents involving its driverless cars. The Associated Press reported Monday about several accidents on public highways in California.
Lenovo confirms that it is cutting jobs in its x86 server business with 235 people being told Monday they were being laid off. Of those, 155 are based in the Triangle, a company spokesperson says. Lenovo only cut jobs in the U.S. Some contractors also were let go.
Uber going for $2B?; IBM's new servers; self-driving car dinged; 'Thred' app for mobile visual stories; BlackBerrys back at T-Mobile
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber is going for more cash; IBM's new Power servers unveiled; some dings for self-driving cars in California; the "Sims" creator launches app for visual story telling; and T-Mobile brings back BlackBerry phones.
Apple is surging in smartphone sales across China and Lenovo is dropping, according to new statistics from research firm IDC. Overall, year-over-year sales in China fell for the first time in six years.
The FCC has rejected a "stay" in the full implementation of new regulations for the Internet, saying that carriers such as AT&T "failed to demonstrate" that other parties such as users "will not be harmed."
Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh and other sources, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. This week's highlight: The North Carolina Technology Association is hosting its annual State of Technology Conference on May 15.