Posts tagged “PC industry”

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Premium Lock Report: 80% of smaller businesses have several 'concerns' about cloud services

In the cloud A vast majority (77 percent) of small- to medium-sized businesses are utilizing some aspect of cloud computing. But 80 percent of these smaller businesses have "concerns" about cloud, especially security, according to a new report.

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64 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

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

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64 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review. part 1

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

Updated September 23

Fingerprint sign-in: Lenovo adding biometric sensors to Yogas, desktops

Sign in to your desktop or tablet with a fingerprint and then be able to make secure payments? Yes, says Lenovo, which is working with several industry partners, including PayPal and Intel, to bring biometric security sensors to its Yoga convertible devices as well as desktop PCs. The move comes as a new report finds the global embrace of biometric security is growing stronger.

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September 21

CityCamp NC features 'code sprint,' NC DataJam competition

CityCamp NC CityCamp NC will host a CIO panel, the Code for America founder and also put on a "code sprint" as well as the annual NC DataJam competition at its annual conference this week.

September 21

Premium Lock Lenovo: We're not to blame for Linux install woes

The penguin is the symbol for Linux  The penguins are marching against Lenovo, and the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is trying to calm a controversy on the net among Linux users. The company insists it is not intentionally blocking Linux installations on some new PCs.

Updated September 19

Premium Lock Inside Oracle's world: As annual conference begins, a look at tech giant's strategic position

Oracle Analysis: Oracle World, its annual conference, is underway with the tech giant's recent moves into cloud and the acquisition of NetSuite boosting prospects for growth while software licensing declines, says Technology Business Research analyst Meaghan McGrath.

September 19

70 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

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

September 19

70 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review. part 1

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

September 13

Charlotte cybersecurity firm selling up to $10M in notes

North Carolina Business News Wire Cybersecurity company root9B Technologies said Monday it is selling up to $10 million in notes to various investors, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

September 13

Premium Lock Peak 10 names new CEO; longtime leader David Jones becomes chairman

David Jones, the founder and longtime CEO of Peak 10 who directed the data center and services firm to a presence of 20 data centers in 13 markets, is moving into role as chairman. The privately held firm named a veteran data center exec as the new CEO on Monday.

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Updated September 12

Premium Lock Lenovo delaying augmented reality phone release, reports say

Lenovo is pushing back the official launch of its highly touted augmented reality-equipped phone. according to several phone industry websites. Lenovo is counting on the large phone with a 6-inch screen as part of its efforts to reignite its struggling smartphone business.

September 12

60 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

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

September 12

60 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one:

September 7

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Data center future will be determined by its ability to refine sales execution

Analysis: Despite a return to revenue growth, Lenovo's Data Center Group must be more agile in adaptation of go-to-market initiatives to secure future success, says Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber. Lenovo's Data Center Group is based in RTP.

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September 7

It's official: Dell closes on $60B EMC deal - biggest tech merger ever

Dell Dell on Wednesday closed on its $60 billion of EMC in the largest-ever tech industry merger. The merger will impact the triangle where EMC has multiple operations.

September 7

NCSU, Intel researchers speed up PC core-to-core communications

Close up of a microchip Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Intel Corporation have developed a new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor operations.

September 5

Premium Lock Inside the PC war: HP Inc's move into premium markets paying off (+ video)

Analysis: HP Inc., which continues to fight with Lenovo and Dellin the race for No. 1 among global PC sellers, is finding success with a focus on premium machines, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

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