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What is the next step in virtual reality technology? It's "mixed reality," the merger of virtual reality with the real world, according to R. Benjamin Knapp, PhD, director of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech during the "How Close Can We Get to a Holodeck event at Moog fest Friday morning.
A new round of layoffs - the second in the last three months - is sweeping across IBM with numerous reports of job cuts at Big Blue's Research Triangle Park campus. IBM confirms cuts are being made but also says it has 25,000 open positions as it "aggressively" transforms the company. However, IBMers say few of those jobs are in the U.S.
Tech links: 'Watson' at Moogest; free Cisco IoT training; AT&T connects cars; Red Hat bitcoin; Epic grants; China drug prices
In today's tech Links roundup of news affecting Triangle companies: IBM's Watson at Moogfest; Cisco plans free IoT training online; AT&T links cars and data; Red Hat offers more details on its bitoin initiative; Epic Games awards $75,000 in grants; and China slashes prices for GSK, AstraZeneca drugs.
Google's own virtual reality initiative is getting a boost by Cary-based Epic Games which has updated its latest Unreal Engine 4 to support it. Google calls its VR system Daydream, and Epic developed a video demo to show "the potential of this awesome mobile VR platform."
New products, gizmos, devices and services touted at Google I/O 2016 demonstrate that the global tech giant is playing from behind in trying to capitalize on the rapidly emerging Internet of Things, says a U.K. researcher of all things IoT.
Analysis: Cisco's traditional core business of network hardware declines but growth in a diversified portfolio of offerings such as security and collaboration are enabling growth, says Technology Business Research analyst Patrick Filkins.
Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo during its annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Bayer and Monsanto are talking a deal; Facebook execs meet with conservatives to discuss alleged bias; LinkedIn confirms just how big a 2012 hack was; and Apple plans to open a development office in India.
Analysis: Tech investors will be watching Cisco, which reports its latest earnings this week. Beyond quarterly data, however, a new engineering structure is crucial going forward. Analysts Andrew Smith and Patrick Filkins at Technology Business Research break down what's happening inside Cisco in part two of a three-part review.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Google is expected to unveil virtual reality and artificial intelligence advances; a report declares genetically altered food as safe; Alibaba's CEO cancels speech to counterfeit group meeting; and has the time come for Twitter to drop its 140 character limit?
In today's WTW wrapup of technology news: AT&T takes GigaPower to San Francisco; Lenovo unveils new phones; new limits possibly coming for Twitter; IBM's new storage breakthrough tops flash; and AT&T makes a streaming buy.
Analysis; Tech investors will be watching Cisco, which reports its latest earnings this week. But whether a recent reorganization will deliver a quick positive return on investment remains unknown. Analysts Andrew Smith and Patrick Filkins at Technology Business Research break down what's happening inside Cisco.
Security clearance-social media link; YouTube messaging; cyber sabotage warning; Pfizer blocks drugs in executions
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Security clearance checks to include social media reviews; YouTube tests a new messaging app; Germany issues a new cyber sabotage warning; and Pfizer won't permit use of its drugs in lethal injections.
Analysis: So what's really going on with Apple's $1 billion investment in China-based ride sharing firm - and Uber rival - Didi Chuxing? Anand Sanwal of venture capital research firm CB Insights offers his take. Plus, there's good will such a deal will generate for Apple in China, says an analyst.
Analysis: The digital revolution necessitates business practice modernization for EMC, its partners and its customers, concludes a team of analysts from Technology Business Research which attended the recent EMC World event. As they point out in this final of four reports, EMC faces many changes as it gears up for a merger with Dell.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google proposes new emojis for professional women; Apple invests $1 billion in an Uber competitor; Facebook defends its news trending; and a new cyberattack hits bank.