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(CIX: WRAL30)  1,107.88  up arrow+1.59  (0.14 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
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(NY: QUINTILES)  61.66  down arrow-0.24  (-0.39 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(OP: BASF SE)  87.65  down arrow-0.13  (-0.15 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: BioCryst)  10.61  down arrow-0.45  (-4.07 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: BioDelivery)  13.20  down arrow-0.69  (-4.97 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: CEMP)  26.92  up arrow+0.61  (2.32 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  26.81  down arrow-0.1  (-0.35 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Cree)  35.83  down arrow-1.03  (-2.79 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: DARA)  0.83    (0 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  26.60  down arrow-0.81  (-2.96 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  2.78  up arrow+0.08  (2.96 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: FB)  76.24  up arrow+0.46  (0.61 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  44.99  down arrow-0.17  (-0.38 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: GOOG)  510.00  down arrow-8.63  (-1.66 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: IBM)  151.55  down arrow-2.12  (-1.38 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: LH)  115.49  down arrow-0.8  (-0.69 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(OP: Lenovo Group)  26.39  down arrow-0.64  (-2.37 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: MRK)  61.45  down arrow-1.11  (-1.77 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  41.19  down arrow-1.47  (-3.45 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: NTAP)  38.01  down arrow-0.07  (-0.17 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  97.11  down arrow-1.82  (-1.84 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  44.92  down arrow-1.21  (-2.61 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: PFIZER)  31.95  down arrow-0.65  (-1.99 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Pozen)  6.96  down arrow-0.19  (-2.66 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NY: RED HAT)  64.66  down arrow-0.42  (-0.65 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: BBRY)  10.12  down arrow-0.44  (-4.17 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: Salix)  127.89  up arrow+1.59  (1.26 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015
(NQ: SQI)  13.85  down arrow-0.31  (-2.19 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Jan 28 2015

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January 21

Google, Fidelity bet $1B on SpaceX, but there may be a problem

Elon Musk SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion. Founded by Elon Musk, SpaceX also wants to deliver Internet access from space. But there could be a problem with the strategy.

January 20

Is IBM splitting? Analyst says move would be 'challenging'

IBM   An analyst at Morningstar tells financial news website Benzinga that there are rumors IBM may split. But he also says such a move, which HP already is doing in preparing to spin off its PC division, would be "challenging."

Tags: IBM
January 20

Don't write off Google Glass, says Silicon Valley CEO, inventor, entrepreneur

Jon Fisher, the inventor and CEO of CrowdOptic and one of Google's first certified and only patented Glass developers, believes that there are no flaws with the current version of Glass. Rather, it was never meant for the consumer. CrowdOptic, has put Google Glass in operating rooms, ambulances, sports stadiums, and on field service technicians. He talks about Google's decision last week to pull back on GoogleGlass effective today for further development.

How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables

January 16

Google Glass - embraced by the Triangle - getting a reboot

Google Glass, the wearable Internet-connected device that created quite a stir in the Triangle and led to local app developments such as one for fire fighters, is rebooting its program. The "Explorers" offering ends Jan. 19 and Glass is being made part of Google's secretive "X" labs.

WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass

January 16

High-tech workers could receive $5,200 each in 'poaching' deal

Information Technology       Eligible workers at Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe could receive an average of about $5,200 apiece as part of a proposed $415 million settlement in a law suit against Apple, Google and other tech firms who had formed a cartel to prevent workers leaving for better-paying jobs.

Updated January 13

Lenovo's grip on No. 1 PC spot slips as HP surges

New statistics show that Lenovo is selling more PCs than ever and its global market share is growing. It's also closing in on Apple for the No. 3 spot in U.S. sales. But former No. 1 HP is surging, with a global growth rate twice that of Lenovo.

HP surges to virtual tie with Lenovo HP surges to virtual tie with Lenovo

Updated January 12

IBM's record 7,534 patents leads US for 22nd year in row; Google, Apple climb

Scientists and inventors at IBM churned out a whopping 7,534 patents in 2014. That's the first time a company has topped the 7,000 mark. Plus, Big Blue has now led the U.S. in patents awarded for 22 straight years. Of the patents, more than 500 came in the emerging field of cognitive computing. Google, meanwhile, cracks the top 10 for the first time and Apple shows growth.

IBM inventor Stacy Hobson IBM inventor Stacy Hobson

Updated January 12

Premium Lock Rometty's customer-driven reorganization sets stage for IBM's transformation

Analysis: IBM internally announced a reorganization on Jan. 6 that structures the company into specific units focused on combining technology, software assets and IP, and domain and vertical expertise for more agile delivery of IT in response to how its customers want to consume technology, concludes a team of analysts at Technology Business Research.

Slide from IBM shows declining services revenues Slide from IBM shows declining services revenues

Updated January 12

Rometty launches major reorganization within IBM

Virginia Rometty   An internal memo from Chair and CEO Ginny Rometty outlines a big shakeup in how IBM is structured, and various reports add other details. "Our industry is rapidly re-ordering," Rometty told IBMers in a memo, and so is Big Blue as she remakes the company in her image for the future.

Tags: IBM
January 12

Premium Lock Inside the reorganized IBM: The new eight business units

Research firm Technology Business Research has the breakdown on the newly reorganized IBM, identifying eight business units and their new leaders. What are the groups? Who is leading them? WTW Insiders get the details.

Doctor Watson Doctor Watson

Tags: IBM
January 12

WTW news in review: Our 54 headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

January 8

Apple's App Store sets records to kick off New Year

Apple        Apple said Thursday that its App Store customers set a record for billings by spending nearly half a billion dollars on apps and in-app purchases during January's first week. It said New Year's Day was also the single biggest day ever in App Store sales history. Plus, here's the list of the latest hot sellers.

January 8

Premium Lock Data center forecast: Look for more hardware consolidation

In the first of three special reports, analysts at Technology Business Research offer a detailed analysis of what is likely to happen across the data center industry. Transformation will reach "unprecedented levels" in a market were Red Hat, Cisco, NetApp, IBM, Lenovo, Oracle and many others are major players. And each of the mentioned firms has a major presence in the Triangle. WTW Insiders can read the details.

Inside NetApp's new RTP lab Inside NetApp's new RTP lab

Updated January 8

Premium Lock AT&T makes headlines at CES: Wi-Fi cases; rollover data; browser calling

AT&T         AT&T is making news at the International CES show in Las Vegas and its own Developer summit. Here's a roundup on key announcements, including a Wi-Fi linking case for tablets, browser calling and a rollover data plan for wireless customers.

Updated January 7

Lenovo offering buyouts to veteran workers to 'remain competitive'

Lenovo, its work force swollen by several thousand employees after two major acquisitions in 2014, is offering buyouts to veteran workers. The world's No. 1 PC manufacturer says the offers are voluntary and includes several business units.

Lenovo's growing PC, tablet share Lenovo's growing PC, tablet share

January 5

News in review: WTW's headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 30, 2014

What's hot at Apple's apps store? Here's the latest

Apple App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 29, from paid iPhone apps to free iPad apps.

December 30, 2014

Review: An iPhone user tries to go back to BlackBerry

BlackBerry Classic Review  Associated Press reporter Scott Mayerowitz, a former loyal BlackBerry user, tries out the new BlackBerry Classic. What's he think?

December 29, 2014

Premium Lock Headlines in review: WTW's headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

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