Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”
If you missed the Executive Exchange on Sept. 29, catch up with keynotes from SAS's Jim Davis, AT&T's Venessa Harrison and the panel discussion about local companies and researchers bringing the connected world home.
Businesses suffered nearly 43 million known security incidents in 2014. This increased 48 percent compared with 2013 and equals some 117,000 attacks daily. And still, many boards and executives don't have the information and resources they need to make effective business decisions on cybersecurity.
WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange series took on the burgeoning 'Internet of Things' Sept. 29, 2015. A group of about 100 Insiders heard from Jim Davis, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for SAS, Venessa Hoffman, president of AT&T NC, and a panel representing industry, non-profit and research sectors about applications in business and the home and how connectivity is already changing lives.
In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Reveal Mobile names digital ad exec Andy Schrader as chief product officer; Microsoft launching Office 2016 this month; Facebook opens liive video streaming app to journalists; Ellen Pao won't appeal loss lawsuit.
Serial entrepreneur Jeff LeRose and his Research Triangle Software team are testing a new app that adds corporate logos or individual photos to text messages as well as email on iPhones. And Apple says it's the first such app they have seen. Called UVUEME, the app is a result of "extensive interviews" and a need potential customers want addressed. So what's the story? Our Insiders get the details.
The Apple Store is offline this morning in preparation for today's new Apple product rollout in San Francisco. Apple/Mac news sites 9to5Mac and MacRumors are calling the show the "Hey Siri" event, which starts at 1 p.m. EST.
The Internet of Things just could enable people with disabilities or in need of wheelchairs more independence in their daily lives. On Wednesday, AT&T and Permobil, a company focusing on wheelchairs, will unveil an IoT-connected wheelchair at a wireless trade show.
Disney movies to Amazon, xBox; Facebook Messenger No. 2 app; Amazon $50 tablet; Uber raises $1.2B; Samsung layoffs
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Disney offers wider access to its movies online; Facebook's Messenger is now the No. 2 app - behind Facebook; Amazon launching $50 tablet; Uber raises $1.2 billion in China; and Samsung is cutting jobs.
Hey, Siri, what does Apple have in store for us this week? Along with new iPhones, the iconic tech company is expected to show off a new Apple TV system and a bigger role in the home for Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant.
How long before video game players control their actions through a headset rather than with their hands? Can we access and control our laptops or mobile phones or tablets with thought alone? A research paper from scientists at IBM. Xerox and the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology explores what could be the next big wave to affect our mobile apps: Ones using brain computer interfaces, or BCI. Here's a look at their paper.
WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, announces the release of the WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.
BlackBerry buying Good Tech; Toyota's $50M for car research at MIT, Stanford; Amazon adds more Dash buttons
In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology news: BlackBerry is paying $425 million for Good Tech; Toyota is investing $50 million in advanced car research at MIT and Stanford; and Amazon adds more Dash buttons.
That Internet-linked monitor you bought to keep an eye on your baby just may be vulnerable to hackers, a new report says. The author of a recent report "The Hand that Rocks the Cradle: Hacking Internet of Things Baby Monitors," says several of the most popular monitors are vulnerable.
Lenovo and Lenovo's Motorola are far from alone in rolling out new tech gadgets galore this week at the biggest tech show in Europe. The IFA extravaganza has plenty of the latest toys, computers, smartwatches and cameras. Here's a look.
Lenovo and its Motorola brand are holding back nothing at the big IFA Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin this week. New products and devices number nearly 40, from a smartphone with dual selfie capability to new smartwatches (including a women's collection) from Motorola and Lenovo's first "phablet."
The Tour de France ended last month, and it was a win for a technology company with Raleigh ties. Dimension Data, a global information technology company with its American headquarters in the City of Oaks, outfitted each bike with tracking chips to give fans a deeper understanding of the race.
Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought. A new report finds that malware is surfacing at record levels with over a million new "strains" in the past six months.
Lenovo is rolling out a host of new machines at the huge consumer trade show in Berlin this week, calling the lineup a "Holiday Makeover" for buyers. Among the latest is what is being called a "clone" of Microsoft's Surface - the Lenovo MIIX 700, complete with kickstand. Plus, Lenovo is embracing Intel's new Skylake chips.
"Wolfspeed," which is in part a tribute to research dating back to the N.C. State days of Durham-based Cree, is the name for the semiconductor and radio frequency business the company plans to spin off as a separate venture in coming months. One of Cree's founders is part of the new group which will be led by Triangle veteran tech executive Frank Plastina. And its tech will be used in the new Air Force F-35 fighter.