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Updated May 20

Premium Lock Moogfest: How close are we to a holodeck?

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.

R. Benjamin Knapp talks future tech R. Benjamin Knapp talks future tech

Updated May 20

Layoffs hit IBM in Triangle; Big Blue confirms cuts but says it has 25k open jobs

IBM layoffs     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.

Tags: IBM, Layoffs
May 20

Tech links: 'Watson' at Moogest; free Cisco IoT training; AT&T connects cars; Red Hat bitcoin; Epic grants; China drug prices

High tech 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.

Updated May 19

Premium Lock Epic Games: Google VR platform 'awesome mobile platform' + In-depth look at Daydream

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."

May 19

Premium Lock Researcher: Google playing catch-up in Internet of Things

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.

Updated May 19

Premium Lock Inside Cisco's earnings: Diversified portfolio enables growth

Cisco's headquarters      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.

Updated May 19

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens VR door + Recap of major announcements

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.

Google Showcase features VR Google Showcase features VR

May 19

Bayer-Monsanto talks; Facebook meets conservatives; 117M hit in LinkedIn hack; Apple's India move

Bulldog Bulletin 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.

Updated May 18

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: New engineering structure to drive cloud innovation

Chuck Robbins  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.

May 18

Google going VR; GMO food safe; Alibaba CEO skips speech; Twitter dropping limit?

Bulldog 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?

May 17

Tech links: AT&T GigaPower; Lenovo phones; Twitter limits; IBM faster storage; AT&T's buy

High tech 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.

May 17

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Restructuring is driving cloud innovation

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP  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.

Updated May 16

Buffett makes $1B tech play in Apple + Graphical view of Berkshire Hathaway

Warrenn Buffett  Investors might question Warren Buffett's long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple. The news gives a boost to Apple shares.

Tags: Apple
Updated May 16

Security clearance-social media link; YouTube messaging; cyber sabotage warning; Pfizer blocks drugs in executions

Bulldog 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.

Updated May 16

Premium Lock Why Apple's $1B investment? A venture capital perspective + good will in China

Apple 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.

May 16

WTW news in review: Week of May 9, 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 9, part two of two.

May 16

WTW news in review: Week of May 9, 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 9, part one of two.

May 13

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Counting on hybrid strategy in cloud evolution

EMC has a data center in Durham 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.

May 13

Google's women emojis; Apple's $1B ride-sharing bet; Facebook 'trending' debate; bank cyberattack

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.

Google Women Emojis Google Women Emojis

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