Posts tagged “Other Firms”

Updated March 1

Reverse-pitch competition matches connection Qs with gigabit As

IgniteNC GigaPitch Showing North Carolina's potential for innovation and entrepreneurship in full tilt, industry and civic leaders challenged the best minds in the state Tuesday to present solutions to problems that our leaders in healthcare, public safety, transportation and education face. The solutions will be enabled by gigabit-speed fiber, the Internet of Things and massive connections of smart devices.

February 28

Wake County first in NC to upgrade 911 with new AT&T service

AT&T                        Wake County is upgrading its 911 service with a new offering from AT&T that the county and company say will improve the system's reliability and, at some point, support text, photos and video.

February 28

Customers may see benefits as cellphone wars rage on

Cellphones The so-called cellphone wars are raging, much to the delight of some customers.

February 27

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Transformation to embrace hybrid IT hurts short-term revenue

HPE Analysis: HPE endures revenue attrition as its transforms to embrace hybrid IT as made clear in its latest earnings report, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long.

February 23

Premium Lock Watch out, Lenovo: HP's bets on premium PCs is paying off

Another strong quarter from HP shows that Lenovo's shrinking hold on the rank as world's No. 1 PC seller continues to be in jeopardy. Recent statistics show Lenovo's lead is shrinking, and Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta explains why HP is gaining strength.

Updated February 20

Premium Lock 'Booth babe' ban a welcome move for cyber security conference

Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to WRAL.com on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."

February 20

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Services deliver 55th consecutive quarter of growth

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.

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February 16

Premium Lock QuintilesIMS, ABB, IBM, Cisco crack 'Most Admired Companies' list

Fortune Life science giant QuintilesIMS and several other companies with a major presence in the Triangle are among the firms cracking the latest "World's Most Admired Companies" list from Fortune.

Updated February 16

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Where CEO Chuck Robbins is looking to hire

As Cisco continues its transformation from hardware-focused to much more software and services under CEO Chuck Robbins, the company also continues to make changes in its work force. Want a job? Robbins spells out where Cisco is hiring.

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Updated February 16

Premium Lock Despite big changes, Google Fiber says it's 'here to stay in Triangle'

Google Fiber is reaching out to assure Triangle customers - and potential ones - that the company is "here to stay in the Triangle." GF issued the statement Wednesday afternoon following a report of major changes within the company.

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February 16

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Look for more M&A in '17 as hardware revenue declines

Cisco's headquarters      After reviewing Cisco's latest financial results, Technology Business Research Analyst Patrick Filkins says the networking giant is likely to accelerate mergers and acquisitions in an attempt to counter declining hardware sales. Cisco has a major campus in RTP.

February 16

Premium Lock Inside NetApp: Earnings show years of turnaround efforts paying off

NetApp A review of NetApp's financial results shows that years of effort produce positive, but tenuous financial improvement, says Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long. NetApp has a major presence in RTP.

Updated February 14

Premium Lock IBM's top exec defends Trump role in letter to employees

Some IBM workers as well as thousands of other tech company employees at Google and elsewhere continue to speak out against President Donald Trump. But in a letter to IBMers, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty defends her continuing role as a member of a Trump advisory committee.

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Updated February 10

Premium Lock IBM to remote workers: work in an office or leave

IBM In a major policy change, IBM has told its large number of remote workers, move into one of six regional offices or leave the company. The Register reports, citing a confidential video message to IBM employees.

Updated February 7

Premium Lock Eat your electronics; giant race drones coming; iPhone users beware of vulnerable apps

In today's update of technology news: Tiny electronic devices you swallow could use stomach acid for power; giant race drones are being developed; and iPhone users beware: 76 apps can leak data and pose risks from hackers.

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