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Updated 7:26 a.m. Monday

IBM cuts in Korea; Google's latest buy; Microsoft touts Explorer - again; LinkedIn's new move; Apple storage in China; Xbox update

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Officials say IBM is restructuring in Korea; Google buys image analysis startup Jetpac; Microsoft urges web users for second chance to Internet Explorer; What LinkedIn's marketing prospects look like after its Bizo buy; Apple to start storing user data in China; Xbox One announces major software update for September.

Updated 6:22 a.m. Monday

Get the pulse. Connect with WRAL TechWire on LinkedIn

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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August 12

Is Facebook's Messenger app a privacy threat? Not really

Facebook's Nearby Friends   Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive. In truth, Facebook Messenger isn't any more invasive than Facebook's main app --or other similar applications.

August 11

Week in review: WRAL TechWire headlines

Week in review At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 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.

August 11

Another way for us to connect: WRAL TechWire at LinkedIn

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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August 6

Latest news on Glaxo, Comcast, FCC and Google

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: GSK gets a lift as Express Scripts reinstates lung drug Advair; Comcast initiates amnesty, free service for the poor; FCC's Friends and Family Plan; and Wikipedia link to be hidden in Google under 'right to be forgotten' law.

August 5

LinkedIn pays $6M in unpaid wages, damages

LinkedIn Professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to almost 400 current and former employees, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Monday.

Updated August 4

Premium Lock Noteables seeks to create 'digital campfire' experience

Memory Makers About two years ago, Jeffrey Gray, co-founder and CEO of Noteables.com, decided it was time to pull the trigger on starting a company based on an idea he had been tweaking. In July, he and co-founder Jordan Shamp launched Noteables, a site intended to act as a digital campfire where people collaboratively share memories.

August 4

Your 50 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 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.

August 1

Twitter tests new hastags; Nortel pensioners fight deal; ChannelAdvisor-Yahoo deal; T-Mobile's new bidder

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology news: The Wall Street Journal says Twitter is testing new hashtags; Nortel pensioners don't like bankruptcy deal; ChannelAdvisor makes a deal with Yahoo; French firm bids for T-Mobile.

July 30

Tweet this: Twitter financials soar, stock flies high

The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.

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July 28

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Economic growth Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

July 28

Latest news on NCSL lawsuit; cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg; and America's most-hated social media company is...

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: FCC lawsuit on municipal broadband; the next big front for cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg's net worth soars; and why social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are among the lowest-scoring companies in the nation when it comes to customer satisfaction.

July 28

Your 50 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 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.

Updated July 24

Vivek Wadhwa blasts Twitter's 'proud' response to diversity report

Former Triangle tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, now an academic and an outspoken defender of immigration reform as well as increasing corporate diversity, blasts Twitter for how the company responded to its disclosure of abysmal minority employment statistics. "To say they are proud is disgusting," Wadhwa says - via Twitter.

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Updated July 24

Tweet the news: Data confirms lack of diversity in Twitter work force

Women in business Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley. "We are keenly aware that Twitter is part of an industry that is marked by dramatic imbalances in diversity," a Twitter exec says.

Updated July 24

Facebook investors like this news: Profits send stock toward new record

Earnings   Facebook on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The company's shares climbed nearly 4 percent in extended trading after the results came out, signaling that they could hit a record high when the stock market opens on Thursday. Investors who bought -- and held on to -- Facebook stock during the company's initial public offering two years ago are now close to doubling their money.

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July 23

Premium Lock Cary startup GoConnect crowdsources to develop real estate mobile app

The two founders of Cary startup GoConnect have never developed software. WRAL TechWire's Frank Vinluan offers our Insiders an exclusive look into how crowdsourcing shaped their new real estate mobile app.

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Updated July 21

Premium Lock Facebook enters Wi-Fi space in Rutherford County Schools

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: The Town of Forest City, Rutherford County Schools, PANGAEA Internet, and Facebook are launching a pilot program to bring free Wi-Fi to local students.

July 21

Premium Lock Latest news on wearable medical devices, wireless growing pains, Facebook and muni broadband

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Wear your medicine; Wireless operators' growing pains; Facebook says if you like it, buy it; and Mr. Wheeler, tear down these walls.

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