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AT&T, the CTIA wireless trade association as well as the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and the American Cable Association launched lawsuits Tuesday against the FCC's recently passed "net neutrality" rules. But in a speech the FCC chair defends the rules and the FCC says it expects to prevail.
Bitcoin news in NC; Game of Thrones hack; Apple buys 3D photo firm; airlines' hack threat; tablets at Olive Garden
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Cryptolina returns to N.C.; Game of Thrones is hacked; Apple buys 3D tech to improve iPhone photos; airlines face increasing threats from hackers; and Olive Garden is adding tablets at tables.
IBM is forming a new health business unit built around its "Watson" supercomputing capabilities, is expanding its partnership with Apple for health applications, is adding health industry partners, and also is acquiring two data startups. This initiative is just the latest in Ginny Rometty's campaign to reinvigorate the technology giant.
Nokia-Alcatel merger; Vzio's $600 4K TV; Apple Watch battery booster; China's IP crackdown; Sprint fined $15M
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Nokia and Alcatel are in advanced talks about a merger; Vizio unveils a $600 4K TV; a battery booster for Apple Watch; China is cracking down on intellectual property violations; and Sprint pays a $15M fine.
AT&T is the No. 1 wireless provider in the Raleigh metro area for the second consecutive time, based on independent testing by RootMetrics. Verizon is second. AT&T led in all tested categories but one. However, T-Mobile is rising fast.
The Broadband Report: As the leading conference on broadband technologies for communities, the annual Broadband Communities Summit this week in Texas attracts broadband system operators, network builders and deployers of all kinds. And, several from North Carolina will be making the trek out to Austin this year.
Thanks to the folks at Innovate Raleigh, here's a listing of all the technology (and some other) networking events, meetups and conferences coming up over the next few months. April is especially busy.
PC sales are plunging worldwide, but not at Lenovo. The world's No. 1 computer manufacturer widened its hold on the top sales spot in the first quarter, driving up sales and market share, two reports show. Lenovo also is continuing to gain share in the U.S.
Competition is driving up choice and Internet speeds across the Triangle with AT&T launching the latest round of faster access on Thursday. Customers can now get much faster net access even if they can't get AT&T's fiber network or don't want it. Time Warner Cable also recently began upping its Internet speeds.
The smartwatch is Apple's first new product category in five years and comes in 54 configurations -- more than any other Apple gadget. So starting Friday, Apple stores will have staff trained to help you choose. You'll then have to place your order for shipping starting April 24. Even after that date, there's no walking in and walking out with awatch.
Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size -- there are 54 possible configurations in all.
The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. But the Apple Watch isn't the only gadget available this week. Here are five other new devices and services targeting your wallet.
YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip ads. On Wednesday, the online video service sent a letter to its most-popular content creators asking them to sign off on new contract terms to allow for the change
Uber, Lyft back ride-sharing law; Dell-Red Hat's cloud update; BizCon names speakers; US Army-IBM cloud deal; Cisco's security adds
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber, Lyft want ride-sharing law; Dell-Red Hat 'cloud' update; BizCon in Raleigh names speakers; US Army embraces IBM's cloud; and Cisco expands security offerings.
AT&T is paying a whopping $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines that compromised customer data for some 280,000 U.S. customer accounts.
Apple's new Photos app for Mac computers, available Wednesday as a free software update, makes it easy to organize and edit your pictures. The app, which replaces iPhoto, bundles professional-level tools such as granular color correction into one free consumer package.