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Updated October 17

Big hiring binge helps drive down Google's earnings

Google           A big chunk of the higher expenses went toward bringing in more employees, mostly engineers, to supplement Google's already large brain trust. The 3,000 workers added in the third quarter nearly doubled from the roughly 1,600 employees hired at the same time last year.

October 17

Premium Lock Inside Google earnings: Monetizing mobile remains big challenge

Earnings    Analysis: Even as Google's total revenue continues to flourish - overall revenue climbed 20.1% year-to-year in 3Q14 to $16.5 billion - there are signs that it is struggling to adapt, ironically, to the increasingly mobile-first advertising environment it created, says analyst Jack Narcotta of Technology Business Research. So what's happening? Our Insiders get the detailed analysis.

October 17

Apple showcase: New iPad, iMacs, Apple Pay launch, Watch

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. But that wasn't all. Updates for iMacs, the new Apple Pay system launch date and tools for its smart watch development.

Briefing Steve Colbert Briefing Steve Colbert

October 16

Cisco is cutting 5% of its work force in RTP

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP As part of a massive reorganization, Cisco is cutting 5 percent of its RTP-based workforce, or some 225 jobs. The networking giant disclosed the specific number of its in a notice to the state of North Carolina.

October 16

New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.

What will Tim Cook unveil today? What will Tim Cook unveil today?

Updated October 16

Google upstages Apple with new tablet, phone, streaming player

Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad. It's also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.

New Nexus smartphone  New Nexus smartphone

October 15

Baby benefit: Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Women in business Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and Apple will now give up to $20,000 in benefits to help employees pay for infertility treatments, sperm donors and even to freeze their eggs. The move comes amid stiff competition for skilled engineers, and as many of the biggest firms try to diversify their male-dominated ranks to include and appeal to more women.

October 14

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: #ExecExchange, PowerSecure, Raleigh, NC State Fair trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 14

Premium Lock Service providers predict end of POTS, advance of fiber in Triangle

At the WRAL TechWire Executive Exchange, service provider panelists made impactful announcements about the future of fiber in the Triangle. Not the least of these: Durham's getting fiber.

Tech Wire Executive Exchange Tech Wire Executive Exchange

Updated October 14

Raleigh's new tech hub fine-tunes property management team

A logo for the 227 project The new tech hub for Downtown Raleigh (227 Fayetteville Street), which announced its first major tenant last week, has replaced local broker and property manager Empire Properties with Cassidy Turley, a national firm.

October 13

#WTWTrends for Monday: Fiber and #ExecExchange explode on Triangle Twittersphere

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 13

AT&T exec: NC Next Generation Network 'will transform the Triangle'

What AT&T's GigaPower network is providing in Austin, Texas, will soon be coming to the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. And Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina, tells WRAL TechWire's Fiber Transforms the Triangle conference that faster speeds means many opportunities for consumers as well as businesses.

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October 13

AT&T ramps up to gigabit speed, doubling Wi-Fi speeds in Austin

AT&T GigaPower  In a precursor to what the Triangle can expect from the North Carolina Next Generation Network, AT&T on Monday says it is ramping up its "Gigapower" network in Austin, Texas, to gigabit speeds. Plus, Wi-Fi speed will be doubled.

October 13

Latest news on net neutrality from Obama, FCC tax increase, Google and your health, Netflix hikes 4K fees and the new Skype

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Obama reiterates opposition to Internet fast lanes; FCC plans stealth Internet tax increase: The doctor will see you now -- through Google; Netflix hikes subscription price for 4K TV owners; and Microsoft updates Skype for Windows, Mac with new chat interface.

October 13

Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft

Technology  Starting last month, Kmart stores may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards and is the latest in a string of hacks at big retailers including Target, Supervalu and Home Depot.

October 13

Your 55 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

October 10

#WTWTrends for Friday: Fiber, IoT, Red Hat and Twisty the Clown trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 10

Microsoft CEO apologizes for comments about women not asking for a raise

Satya Nadella    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.

Tags: Microsoft
October 10

Tesla's autopilot; RTI's nuke disaster response plan; Apple is top brand; right to be forgotten in Japan; Symantec to split; Amazon's first store; Ichan wants Apple buyback

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Tesla's new model features auto-pilot, all-wheel drive; RTI unveils a nuclear disaster response program; Apple remains world's top brand; Google faces "right to be forgotten" in Japan; Symantec is going to split; Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store; and Carl Ichan wants another Apple share buyback.

Tags: Apple, Google, IBM, RTI
October 9

Google picks Cornelius as its NC 'eCity' award winner

ecommerce      Cornelius, which is just north of Charlotte and has a population of some 25,000 people, may not be on your list as a top "eCity" in N.C., but Internet giant Google likes what it sees taking place there in use of the Internet. And on Thursday, Cornelius received Google's "eCity of North Carolina" award.

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