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(NY: IBM)  191.56  down arrow-0.74  (-0.38 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(NY: LH)  106.55  down arrow-0.68  (-0.63 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  31.47  up arrow+0.95  (3.11 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(NY: MRK)  59.79  down arrow-0.32  (-0.53 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  93.71  up arrow+3.87  (4.31 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  46.41  up arrow+0.17  (0.37 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  29.26  down arrow-0.13  (-0.44 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  8.33  up arrow+0.03  (0.36 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  61.30  up arrow+0.38  (0.62 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
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(NQ: Salix)  159.00  down arrow-0.11  (-0.07 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Sep 02 2014
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Updated August 19

Premium Lock Bitcoin: Cat and mouse game in security, regulation

Will the virtual currency Bitcoin face increasing regulation in the future? Is Bitcoin secure enough to attract mass use? About a hundred or so experts at the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo last week in Raleigh discussed the complex security and regulatory issues facing the virtual currency.

Bitcoin Security Regulation Bitcoin Security Regulation

August 18

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Google 10 Years After IPO Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.

Updated August 18

Report: Broadband surpasses TV subscribers for first time

The Broadband Report: The number of broadband subscribers at top pay TV firms has surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers for the first time in history, according to data from Leichtman Research Group.

Broadband vs. TV Broadband vs. TV

Updated August 18

IBM cuts in Korea; Google's latest buy; Microsoft touts Explorer - again; LinkedIn's new move; Apple storage in China; Xbox update

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Officials say IBM is restructuring in Korea; Google buys image analysis startup Jetpac; Microsoft urges web users for second chance to Internet Explorer; What LinkedIn's marketing prospects look like after its Bizo buy; Apple to start storing user data in China; Xbox One announces major software update for September.

August 18

Your 52 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated August 15

U.S. government clears $2.3B Lenovo-IBM server deal

Lenovo and IBM issue statements confirming that the U.S. government has approved the company's $2.3 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business. The OK is a big step toward making 2,000 IBMers in RTP employees of Lenovo.

IBM's x86 server business operates globally IBM's x86 server business operates globally

Updated August 14

Cisco's Chambers: New layoffs are 'strategic,' a 'tough decision'

Just two months ago, Cisco announced a major expansion of its work force in RTP with the promise of more than 500 new jobs. Wednesday night, Cisco's top executive disclosed plans to lay off some 6,000 workers across the company. It's the second large round of job cuts to hit the firm in a year.

Cisco's John Chambers Cisco's John Chambers

Updated August 14

Premium Lock Cisco's Chambers on restructuring: 'If we do not disrupt ourselves ...'

Cisco makes layoffs Early in a conference call with analysts, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers disclosed that a "limited restructuring" - i.e. layoffs - was underway at the tech giant. In his own words, Chambers describes why Cisco is cutting some 6,000 jobs.

August 14

Premium Lock Inside NetApp: Aggressive 'cloud,' big data efforts not enough to stem off revenue drop

Analysis: NetApp, which operates a larger corporate campus in Research Triangle Park and is committed to expanding it, reports a drop in revenue for its most recent quarter. The storage technology firm is battling industry moves to "cloud" computing and hardware commoditization, writes Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.

NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP

Updated August 14

Lenovo reports earnings surge, but deals with IBM, Motorola still under review

Lenovo banner at a trade show Lenovo reports an 18 percent annual increase in quarterly earnings for the period ending June 30. And Yang Yuanqing, its top executive, sees "even more opportunity to grow rapidly." However, the firm's acquisitions of IBM's x86 server business based in RTP and Google's Motorola Mobility are still under review, Yang says.

Updated August 12

Apple's not-so-diverse work force: Mostly male, mostly white

"Let me say up front: As CEO, I'm not satisfied with the numbers on this page," says Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook in a blog post. "They're not new to us, and we've been working hard for quite some time to improve them."

Apple's work force Apple's work force

Updated August 12

Premium Lock Preview of what's coming to RTP: AT&T ramps to 'gigapower' in Austin

AT&T is in the process of engineering its ultrafast Internet footprint in the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, and a preview of what's coming began Monday in Texas. Customers in Austin can now get access to gigabit Internet in some areas. Here's a look at what AT&T is offering and what competitors are doing.

AT&T touts its GigaPower    AT&T touts its GigaPower

August 12

Premium Lock Internet speedometer report shows N.C. is s-l-o-w

How fast - or slow, depending on your point of view - is overall Internet access in North Carolina? How about slower than in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and especially Virginia? In fact, the tar Heel state ranks 30th, according to a new report. The data shows new fiber networks can't be deployed quickly enough to satisfy net users thirsting for speed.

Caution is out  - yellow - for Internet speed in N.C. Caution is out - yellow - for Internet speed in N.C.

August 11

Premium Lock IBM beefs up cloud security with another acquisition

For the second time in two weeks, IBM is making an acquisition to expand its cloud security and identity and access management suite. The latest deal is for Lighthouse Security Group's Gateway platform and business operations.

IBM security IBM security

August 11

Week in review: WRAL TechWire headlines

Week in review At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated August 8

Premium Lock Going coastal: Beach, beer and business

Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference Friday, Saturday and Sunday - those are the days many think about when it comes to the Southeastern North Carolina - especially in the summer. It's the other four days of the week economic developers in the region are looking to promote.

Updated August 8

Microsoft opening North Carolina's first retail store

Microsoft plans to open their new retail store doors at The Streets at Southpoint on Thursday, Aug. 21. The grand opening ceremony also includes an Xbox One event with basketball star Grant Hill.

Xbox One event with Grant Hill Xbox One event with Grant Hill

August 8

Scientists make cheap, fast self-assembling robots

In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons.

Transforming Robots Transforming Robots

August 8

Google using its clout to widen use of encryption

Google        Websites that automatically encrypt their services will now be boosted higher in Google's recommendation system. The move involves a change in the search engine giant's closely guarded formula for determining the rankings of its search results.

August 7

Spiked Sprint-T-Mobile deal may mean lower prices

Sprint The collapse of Sprint's push to buy T-Mobile potentially could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. consumers.

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