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Apple is bucking the trend of a slowing growth rate for global smartphone sales with significant growth. But Lenovo-Motorola's sales fall sharply as do those of global leader Samsung, according to new data from research firm Gartner.
Tech giant HP is scheduled to disclose its latest quarterly financial report after the markets close Thursday - and the news may not be good. That's the expectation of Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger.
Padmasree Warrior, the former chief strategy and technology officer at Cisco, has stepped aside as one of the keynote speakers at the upcoming CED Tech Venture conference. She recently left Cisco, and another Cisco exec will replace her at the Raleigh event.
Analysis: NetApp's latest earnings report Wednesday clearly shows the challenges facing the company remain despite the ouster of its previous CEO and job cuts, says Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger. What's up with the firm which maintains a large presence in RTP?
IBM's highly publicized launch of two Linux mainframe servers earlier this week barely made mention of Red Hat while playing up Red Hat rivals. That raised eyebrows at the HQ of WRAL TechWire, so we asked the Hatters: What's going on? Then there's the Open Mainframe Project. Is Red Hat involved? Our Insiders get the story.
NC launches app for job seekers; Google's wireless router and a new cheap phone; Dish can't use credits for FCC bid; Darkcode guilty plea
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: North Carolina's Department of Commerce releases a new app for job seekers; Google launches a wireless router; Google also unveils a new, cheap smartphone; the FCC says Dish Network can't use credits in airwave auction; and a guilty plea in the Darkcode.com marketplace.
Analysis: Storage technology firm NetApp releases its latest earnings this week, and the news is expected to reveal continuing challenges for a new CEO of the company, which maintains a large presence in RTP. Stephen Belanger, an analyst at Technology Business Research, offers his insight.
Competition for customers among the top four wireless providers remains intense - and close - with Verizon nosing past AT&T for the top spot nationally as calculated by independent testing firm RootMetrics. But in North Carolina, the two companies share the top spot. Meanwhile, Sprint is catching up.
If you are interested in learning more about just what the Internet of Things means to you and to your business, then WRAL TechWires' next Executive Exchange event is one you won't want to miss. Jim Davis, chief marketing offer at SAS, and Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T in North Carolina, headline the program. Plus, we have more Triangle tech calendar events.
Big Blue is rolling out new mainframes focusing on open source Linux, a sure sign that hardware isn't quite dead at IBM. Mainframes remain a profit center even as IBM has shed in recent years its PCs, printers, point-of-sale and x86 server businesses as well as semiconductors.
Bezos disputes critical Amazon story; GSK plant reopens; Lenovo's new storage move; report links AT&T, NSA
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Jeff Bezos disputes a New York Times story critical of the company's work environment; GSK reopens its plant in Zebulon; Lenovo launches a new storage product; and a New York Times report links AT&T with the NSA.
Analysis: Under direction from a new CEO, Cisco focuses on business model simplicity and agility to increase its footprint in next-generation IT environments, says Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber.
Most corporate naming experts say Google's decision to reorganize its businesses under a new holding company called "Alphabet" is close to letter perfect. Plus: Here's the complete blog from Larry Page about why Google made the changes.
Samsung unveils two new jumbo-size phones in a new effort to battle Apple for smartphone sales. Plus, Samsung offers its own mobile pay system. A Q&A examines how it compares to Apple Pay and Android Pay.
Pfizer-GSK rumors; Apple ups hiring of women, minorities; Dell's new Chromebooks; Pure Storage IPO; Tesla raising $500M
In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Rumors heat up that Pfizer wants GSK; Apple reports big increase in hiring of women and minorities; Dell's new Chromebooks; EMC, NetApp rival Pure Storage eyes IPO; and Tesla aims to raise $500 million.
Chuck Robbins, the new CEO of Cisco, lays out to Wall Street his vision for the future of the technology giant just three weeks after officially replacing long-time CEO (and now executive chairman) John Chambers. In a conference call to discuss Cisco's earnings that beat Street expectations, Robbins is bullish - just as Chambers was so many times over the past two decades.
Analysis: Google reorganized its portfolio on Aug. 10, shifting high-risk and noncore elements into a new holding company called Alphabet while retaining its core ad and attention-generation machine under the Google brand. The move is a crafty way to continue innovating while not being hammered for decelerating revenue and profit growth rates, as CEO Larry Page said, "Google is not a conventional company."