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In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Apple plans major software update; a solar plane aims for flight to Europe after flying over Statue of Liberty (see photo); a solar drone is unveiled (see photo); and finding the real "hobbits" (see photo).
A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings -- such as the room's size and the presence of other people -- and potentially transform how we interact with e-commerce, education and gaming.
Research firm IDC forecasts more difficult times ahead for the world's PC industry with desktop machine sales on the decline through 2020 and portables only increasing slightly. Says IDC: "Unfortunately, the PC market still faces some persistent challenges, and for now, improvement continues to mean slower declines."
In today's wrapup of headlines on news impacting the Triangle tech community: Cisco's exec shuffle continues to generate headlines; Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins' video interview at Recode; GSK gets good news on an arthritis drug; and IBM's top IoT exec and Harriet Green on women in IT.
Lenovo makes its sensor-filled augmented reality 3D phone official today. Think virtual reality without a headset. Jeff Meredith, the Lenovo exec pushing development of the device packing Google Tango project software, talks with WRAL TechWire about a device that he says "blows away" other smartphones.
App Store ads; Yahoo patent sale; save reindeer app; smart car insurance discounts; Singapore net security
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple will start showing ads in the App Store; Yahoo plans to sell 3,000 patents; app may save reindeer; a look at discounts for smart car technology; and Singapore moves to improve Internet security by cutting government works off from the net.
Gaze into the Cisco crystal ball ... In less than four years, people worldwide will be using smartphones more than PCs while sending and receiving data at ever-faster speeds. Meanwhile, the Internet of Things explosion will mean more than three times the number of net-connected devices than humans.
In today's "Tech links" wrapup of other media reports about news affecting the Triangle: AT&T reports blistering speeds at 5G lab; GSK loses bid to toss Avandia racketeering lawsuits; IBM wins a $300 million contract; and Lenovo adds new data center products as well as new partners.
A reorganization disclosed last week among top management at Cisco apparently didn't sit well with what the Wall Street Journal calls the "famed product development team" at the tech giant. the four execs are quitting.
Analysis: In announcing an Internet of Things-focused analytics partnership, Cisco and IBM are putting together a winning program, says Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil in an in-depth review.
Zuckerberg hack; new cancer clinical trial data base; inflatable space habitat; Google loses at high court
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Mark Zuckerberg's social media is hacked; Vice President Joe Biden unveils a new cancer clinical trial data base; an inflatable habitat opens at the International Space Station; and Google loses at the Supreme Court in class action suit case.
Students in Caldwell County can now link to the Internet while riding school buses thanks to an initiative sponsored by Google. Call the buses "rolling study halls."
From its launch in October of last year, Startup Grind Triangle has been putting on events for entrepreneurs featuring some of the best-known names in the Triangle's startup community. Attendees and supporters are known as "Grinders" - and they are growing in number here as well as internationally. To learn more about the Grinder community, WTW talks with its Triangle director.
Lenovo's stock is falling, Google is dumping shares at a discount, analysts have written down the company, and for the first time in six years Lenovo lost money. Now comes more bad news: Server revenue plunged 10 percent in the first quarter. Will a new hyperscale partnership help right the trend? IBM also takes a hit.