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Posts tagged “Other Firms”

June 24

Merck job cuts hit contractors at Durham vaccine plant

Merck  Drug giant Merck, one of the largest life science industry employers in the Triangle, cut jobs at its big vaccine manufacturing plant in Durham this week. The cuts are the latest to hit RTP area drug companies.

June 24

Premium Lock Report: 'Cloud' services not necessarily cheaper than internal platforms

Is "cloud computing" cheaper than running information technology applications on your own internal resources? It's often touted that way, but a new report from Information Services Group says "cloud" is not always cheaper. WTW Insiders can access the details.

Pricing in the "cloud" Pricing in the "cloud"

Updated June 24

'Out of box' solutions: Red Hat, NetApp. Cisco partner to drive OpenStack

OpenStack Red Hat is making a great deal of news at its annual Summit this week in Boston, such as going mobile, its partnership with Samsung, and the naming of a new CFO. Not to be overlooked is the partnership between Red Hat, Cisco and NetApp - all with deep roots in the Triangle - to drive more "cloud" and application solutions based on OpenStack. Here's a Hatter's view.

Updated June 24

Regret that email? Google's Gmail offers 'cancel' option

e-mail    Saying "Oops!" after sending that email? An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Google's Gmail as part of a settings change made this week.

Updated June 24

Monsanto eyes Bayer AG; Google's free music; Facebook value tops Wal-Mart; Netflix stock split; Amazon royalties

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Monsanto could look to buy Bayer AG if Syngenta bid fails; Google offers free music; Facebook is now worth more than Wal-Mart; Nextflix plans a big stock split; and Amazon changes royalties for authors.

Updated June 23

Google Fiber is here: Construction begins across Triangle

After years of lobbying for Google Fiber then waiting for service once the Triangle was picked as a site, the news many Triangle residents and businesses have hoped for is official: Construction of a 5,700 mile fiber-optic high-speed Internet and entertainment network by Google is finally getting under way.

Google Fiber installation underway in Triangle Google Fiber installation underway in Triangle

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Exclusive: Google Fiber ready for Triangle competition, top exec says

Google Fiber formally disclosed launching the construction of its Triangle network today, but it's starting from behind. However, J. Erik Garr, the head of Google Fiber for the Triangle, says the company is ready to take on competition such as AT&T and Frontier, which have a big head start in the gigabit Internet market. He also talks about a wide number of issues in a Q&A with WRAL TechWire.

Google Fiber going in the ground in Triangle Google Fiber going in the ground in Triangle

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Cisco to pay BlackBerry license fee in patent deal; BlackBerry earnings miss

BlackBerry BlackBerry and Cisco are cross-licensing patents and as part of the deal BlackBerry will receive a license fee from Cisco. The companies disclosed the agreement early Tuesday.

Updated June 23

When cars fly; iTunes vs. music industry; ChannelAdvisor's new deal; Uber wins in NYC; who will lead Twitter?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A Polish company unveils a car-sized jet; it's Apple vs. music industry in royalty battle; ChannelAdvisor expands Amazon support; Uber scores a victory in New York City; and who will be the next CEO at Twitter?

Updated June 22

NCTA Workforce, Job Fair events top tech calendar

Social networking WTW is expanding its weekly calendar. Why? Because more people than ever are looking for information and organizers are submitting an ever-increasing number of events. So be sure to check each Monday for the latest event update. Our latest update features two upcoming events from the North Carolina Technology Association.

June 22

WTW news in review: Week of June 15 (Part 1)

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

June 22

WTW news in review: Week of June 15 (Part 2)

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

Updated June 19

YouTube's 'Newswire;' EMC exec retiring; UP summit still a go; Sony's new game phone; NFL deal boosts Yahoo

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google launches a new service for eyewitness video; EMC's top exec in RTP is retiring; UP conference still coming to RTP; Sony plans a new phone linked to PlayStation; and Yahoo's CEO says its deal with NFL is a big boost.

June 19

FCC to phone companies: You can stop unwanted robocalls

FCC        Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it's OK to block them. The question now is whether the phone companies have the technology to do it in a way consumers want.

June 18

Premium Lock Inside Microsoft: Nadella's moves end a corporate civil war

Analysis: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced a host of executive and organizational changes on Wednesday, and Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil believes he knows why all the changes were made.

Microsoft  Microsoft

Updated June 18

AT&T says it will fight $100M FCC fine for 'unlimited' data plans

AT&T                A divided FCC on Wednesday fined AT&T $100 million for offering "unlimited" data plans and then slowing access speed after consumers hit a certain amount. AT&T says it will fight the fine. Also, two of the five FCC commissioners dissent from the move.

June 17

Smarter homes: Google's Nest targets 'thoughtful' abodes with new products

The Internet of Things linking everything from toasters to thermostats is taking on added dimensions with new products and services from Google-owned Nest. The goal: Make homes thoughtful, not just smart.

Updated June 17

Microsoft shakes up management team; three senior execs leaving

Microsoft Corporation    Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and two other senior executives are leaving Microsoft as part of the technology company's move to realign its senior leadership team. Some organizational changes also are being made.

Tags: Microsoft
June 17

In Microsoft CEO's own words: Explaining his big exec shuffle

Satya Nadella    In an email to Microsoft employees on Wednesday, CEO Satya Nadella explained the biggest organizational and executive changes he has made since taking over the company's leadership in February 2014. As three senior executives leave, Nadell writes: "To better align our capabilities and, ultimately, deliver better products and services our customers love at a more rapid pace, I have decided to organize our engineering effort into three groups that work together to deliver on our strategy and ambitions." Here's the complete letter.

Tags: Microsoft
Updated June 16

Premium Lock Report: Wi-Fi networks to carry up to 60% of mobile data

wifi Why are companies such as Raleigh-based Republic Wireless offering mobile calling and data plans that utilize Wi-Fi and giants such as AT&T and Time Warner Cable expanding their Wi-Fi networks? Because mobile data is heading that way big time. A new report spells out the trend - and the risks for providers.

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