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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.
AT&T's $40M error; GSK job cuts; Amazon 1-hour delivery; Salix $78M parachutes; GSK inhaler; China freedom group attacked
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.
IBM BlueMix-Twitter analytics; Cree lights up Habitat for Humanity; T-Mobile's small business offer; Yahoo exits China; 'Line' app toys and more
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.
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.
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.
Blackberry-IBM-Samsung secure tablet; Cablevision-HBO Now; GSK Ebola update; Facebook's buy; Lyft lawsuit
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.