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(NY: LH)  103.02  up arrow+1.62  (1.6 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
(OP: Lenovo Group)  16.50  up arrow+0.59  (3.71 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
(NY: MRK)  49.03  up arrow+0.18  (0.37 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
(NQ: Microsoft)  50.50  up arrow+0.81  (1.63 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  72.70  up arrow+0.5  (0.69 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
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(NY: Red Hat)  64.11  up arrow+2.14  (3.45 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EST, Feb 12 2016
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February 2

Google's Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies after a robust fourth-quarter earnings report. Plus: Take an interactive graphical view of Google's stock.

Tracking Alphabet shares Tracking Alphabet shares

February 2

Premium Lock IBM acquires 2nd digital marketing agency in a week

Big Blue is further ramping up efforts to provide digital marketing services, acquiring a German firm that represents high-profile clients such as Airbus, Volkswagen and Siemens. Last week, IBM made its first digital agency deal, buying an Ohio-based company.

February 1

Premium Lock Report: Tablet sales plunge but 'detachables' offer hope

Tablet sales plunged more than 10 percent in 2015, including a 14 percent drop in the fourth quarter. But sales of "detachables" - on which Lenovo is betting heavily - are a bright spot, according to research firm IDC.

The latest Yoga from Lenovo The latest Yoga from Lenovo

Updated February 1

IBM forms 2,500 IoT team around Watson-Weather Company combo

IBM says former Weather Co. CEO David Kenny will be the new boss for Watson, the Jeopardy-winning "cognitive computing" service that's a central element of CEO Virginia Rometty's campaign to find new revenue for the struggling tech giant. IBM also has formed a team of 2,500 to focus on IoT.

Tags: IBM
Updated February 1

Premium Lock Microsoft's transformation: Windows under a cloud (Plus: A graphical look at its financials)

Microsoft  Analysis: Microsoft is a study in contrasts as cloud, search and Surface segments soar past its legacy Windows business, writes Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta after reviewing the tech giant's latest earnings. Insiders also get a graphical look at Microsoft's stock.

Updated February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 18, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 18, part two of two:

February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 25, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 25, part two of two:

February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 25, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 25, part one of two.

January 29

Premium Lock Facebook goes live on iPhones with video - a quick guide

Facebook  Facebook is broadcasting live video on its iPhone app. The option to show live video was turned on Thursday for everyone in the U.S. with Facebook's app installed on an iPhone. Wired offers a quick guide to how the app works.

January 29

Premium Lock IBM's top exec gets $4.5M bonus; Big Blue buys digital ad agency

Virginia Rometty    IBM, which is transforming itself under chair and CEO Ginni Rometty, is awarding the boss a $4.5 million performance bonus even though the company has seen revenue decline for 15 consecutive quarters. Part of Rometty's efforts now include the buying of a digital ad agency.

Tags: IBM
Updated January 29

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Earnings show its transformation but change must come faster

EMC  Analysis: EMC, which has a major presence in the Triangle and is planning 1,400 layoffs, shows in its latest earnings report that it is making multiple changes. But the company, which has announced plans to be acquired by Dell, must move faster, writes analyst Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research.

Updated January 29

Iron Yard courses in Raleigh; US Navy's Great Green Fleet; Merck hepatitis drug OK'd; self-driving car debate; EU vs. Google on taxes

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Iron yard is registering students for coding courses in Raleigh; the U.S. Navy's biofueled task force belies biofuel problems, says MIT; Merck wins approval for hepatitis drug; California regulators debate auto-control cars; and the EU make probe Google tax deal.

Updated January 28

Premium Lock Grim stats show how badly Lenovo smartphone biz is struggling

If you want to understand why Lenovo is turning its smartphone business inside out - from dropping the Motorola name to gutting Motorola's headquarters through layoffs to management changes - then check out the latest global statistics from IDC. They aren't good for Lenovo.

Motorola's Lenovo banner   Motorola's Lenovo banner

Updated January 28

Premium Lock FCC could take 'immediate action' to speed up broadband

The FCC is scheduled to unveil a new report today about the availability of broadband. But it's also likely to create more tension between the industry and the agency which already are fighting in court over "net neutrality" and Internet regulation.

Tom Wheeler    Tom Wheeler

Updated January 27

Peak 10 expands; AI pioneer dies; EMC's profit; AvidXchange board move

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Peak 10 adds a new data center in the Triangle; artificial intelligence pioneer Marvin Minsky dies; EMC's financials meet Wall Street expectations; and AvidXchange adds a former Capital One president to its board.

Tags: EMC, Internet
Updated January 27

'Watching IBM:' Former union group launches already fiesty Facebook page

Alliance@IBM - the effort to unionize IBMers - is closing down. But a new Facebook page titled "Watching IBM" organized by long-time Big Blue workers Lee Conrad vows to "fulfill the information gathering and dissemination that the Alliance did." Among the first posts: A reiteration of a report that another round of layoffs is about to hit the tech giant.

Watching IBM Watching IBM

Updated January 27

Inside Apple: Revenues could fall but CEO touts 'biggest quarter;' interactive graphic tracks details

​Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company. What did the CEO and CFO have to say? Plus: An interactive graphic provides additional details.

Tim Cook introduces iOS 8  Tim Cook introduces iOS 8

Updated January 27

Amid possibilites, legal questions punctuate drone forum

WRAL TechWire drone event A drone forum on Tuesday night in Durham highlighted the possibilities of a technology that's still in its infancy but was punctuated by a disagreement about the legality of commercial drone flight.

January 27

Premium Lock Is it time to dump Apple? Are you expecting the impossible?

Apple After its latest earnings report, some investors may decide to bail on Apple. But should you? Are you among those expecting the impossible? Aleksi Aaltonen of the Warwick Business School offers his thoughts.

Tags: Apple
January 27

Inside AT&T: Earnings miss but CEO optimistic; interactive graphic plots earnings

AT&T                   AT&T on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that slightly missed Wall Street expectations as it added fewer customers on contracts and other core plans than it did the year before. Our wrapup includes an interactive graphic on the earnings and what AT&T's top executive had to say about the financials.

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