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May 15

Apple launching HomeKit - the Internet of Things for home devices - in June

Apple's HomeKit 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.

May 15

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Can new CEO carry giant across hardware-to-IT solution provider chasm?

Cisco's headquarters      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.

May 14

AT&T, trade group take FCC fight to court in attempt to stop new rules

FCC        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."

May 14

'Venom' security risk hits cloud; Red Hat warns about vulnerability

Red Hat       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.

Updated May 14

Premium Lock Cisco unveils incoming CEO Robbins - with guidance from John Chambers

Chuck Robbins 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.

Tags: Cisco
May 14

Quintiles buying $250M in investor shares; BioCryst drug trial; AT&T-Hulu deal; new Leovo phones; Tumblr vs. bullying

Bulldog 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.

May 13

Premium Lock Inside IBM's 'Watson Health:' A stampede into cognitive healthcare

IBM Watson avatar   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.

Updated May 13

Premium Lock John Chambers' last Cisco earnings call? Don't count on that

John Chambers  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.

May 13

Judges divide $7B in bankrupt Nortel assets, but is nightmare over?

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?

Nortel's former RTP campus Nortel's former RTP campus

Updated May 12

Report: AT&T likely to win approval of $49B DirecTV deal

AT&T wants DirecTV    Federal regulators are likely to approve the $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV by AT&T, sources tell The Wall Street Journal. However, some conditions may still be imposed on the deal.

May 12

Verizon to buy AOL in deal worth $4.4 billion

Verizon   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.

May 12

Premium Lock IBM picks Triangle for first 'dojo' cloud computing lab

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.

May 12

Consumer group demands Google to disclose driverless-car accident data

A driverless Google car 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.

Tags: Google
Updated May 11

Lenovo confirms layoffs, says 235 people lose jobs in server group

Layoffs        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.

Updated May 11

Uber going for $2B?; IBM's new servers; self-driving car dinged; 'Thred' app for mobile visual stories; BlackBerrys back at T-Mobile

Bulldog 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.

May 11

Lenovo's smartphone share in China plummets 22%

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones      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.

Updated May 11

Premium Lock FCC rejects any delay in Internet regulation rules

FCC        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."

May 11

WTW news in review: Last week's headlines (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

May 11

WTW news in review: Last week's headlines (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

May 11

NCTA's 'State of Tech' event highlights tech calendar

Social networking 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.

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