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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

7:12 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside AT&T: DirecTV, new revenue streams to drive growth

AT&T wants DirecTV     Analysis: In the wake of government approval for the acquisition of DirecTV, investment in Internet of Things opportunities and other acquisitions, AT&T is positioning itself for growth beyond its traditional channels such as smartphone subscribers.

1:47 p.m. Wednesday

Twitter growth sputters; Yelp shares plunge; CommScope sales drop; CleanTech cluster grows

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter's slow user growth hurts; Yelp financials trigger share drop; CommScope sales fall from a year ago; and the Triangle Cleantech cluster adds a new member.

6:20 a.m. Wednesday

The 'your phone'? Motorola offers personal choices with new phones

Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung. Maybe they should be called the "your phones" as the Lenovo-owned company is stressing the personalized choices it offers with the latest additions to its lineup.

6:22 a.m. Tuesday

Telepresence robots aid Duke nursing instruction

Duke nurses with telepresence robot One nursing student's desire to be able to Skype in on a nursing education moment, sparked an idea with three Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) educators. The trio worked together to use telepresence robots made by a Californian firm as an instructional tool for high fidelity or life-like clinical simulations.

Updated July 22

Premium Lock Watching Apple: What's not to like about the 'iPhone company'?

New iPhones          Analysis: Apple shares took a hit Tuesday after the company remained coy about smartwatch sales, but the iPhone remains a strong core. Analyst Daniel Callahan at Technology Business Research spells out why he believes Apple remains strong.

July 22

Premium Lock Inside Microsoft: CEO shuffles the deck to deal with new ambitions

Microsoft Corporation    Analysis: Microsoft took a big write-down for smartphone assets in its latest earnings, but a host of other changes such as a organizational and thousands of layoffs shows that CEO Satya Nadella is firmly committed to new ambitions.

July 22

FCC chair backs AT&T-DirecTV merger - with conditions

AT&T wants DirecTV     The head of the Federal Communications Commission has recommended approving AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. The deal would create the country's largest provider of cable or satellite TV. But there are conditions.

Updated July 21

Premium Lock Internet-of-things tracking software startup Entigral raises $500,000

Entigral Systems, a developer of tracking software for use with Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID chips, recently raised $500,000 and is looking to expand its business.

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July 20

Uber's next big battle: Taking on New York City mayor

Uber   ​A dispute is simmering between the ride-booking service Uber and Mayor Bill de Blaiso's City Hall, an increasingly pitched disagreement playing out on smartphones, over the airwaves and in the press over a fundamental question: Who controls access to the streets of the nation's largest city?

July 20

How to get WTW on the go: Mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps available

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.

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July 14

Android owners know security is critical but few act

Android Most consumers understand their Android smartphones may be vulnerable to security breaches, yet few take steps to protect them, says 360 Mobile Security Limited, which develops mobile antivirus applications. In its survey, conducted via social media channels, it found that while 90 percent of Android users rated security very important, nearly half don't even know if they're using a security app.

Updated July 9

Premium Lock Cell breaker firm WaiOut nabs $125K debt financing

Raleigh startup WaiOut, which has developed an automated cell phone contract breaking application (see Cellbreaker.com) has raised $125,000 in debt financing according to a regulatory filing.

Cell breaker Cell breaker

July 6

Getting WTW on the go: Mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps available

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.

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July 3

Under pressure, Uber suspends its ride-sharing service in France

uber ​Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers. The company also faces the possibility of regulation in North Carolina.

Updated July 3

Analyst sees 3 strikes against Lenovo, says 'Sell'

Lenovo banner at a trade show       Lenovo faces trouble on all of its three big product markets - PCs, smartphones and servers - leading an analyst firm to slash its rating on Lenovo shares to "Sell."

Updated July 2

Premium Lock Inside Intel's big shakeup: What the CEO told his employees

Intel Tech giant Intel shook up its management ranks in a big way Thursday, setting off pre-July 4 fireworks of speculation and reporting. Intel's CEO shared his thoughts with workers in a lengthy letter. The shakeup includes the firm's president - a 28-year Intel veteran - plus the head of Intel's venture unit and two high-profile execs leading efforts in mobile technology.

Updated July 2

NC Senate is moving bill to regulate ride-sharing services

The Senate Transportation Committee has passed a bill that would require ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to carry insurance and run background checks on drivers.

Uber touts its UberBLACK service Uber touts its UberBLACK service

July 1

Tech review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

​If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets for reading, charging batteries - and the best ways to get there.

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July 1

Premium Lock Is the 'Osprey' Lenovo's first Motorola smartphone?

Motorola's new Lenovo banner Motorola's chairman recently was ousted in an executive shakeup but the Lenovo company is continuing to develop new products. And website Technobuffalo says it has "leaked" photos of what would be the first smartphone produced under Lenovo's ownership. Will Republic Wireless offer it?

Updated June 30

Premium Lock 5G is the next big thing - and the EU is getting ready to cash in

The Broadband Report       What's the next big thing in wireless communications after 4G? 5G, of course. But right now there's a lot of myth mixed with reality. In the second of a two-part analysis, Michael Sullivan-Trainor of Technology Business Research goes inside the next communication wave. Sullivan-Trainor is the executive analyst in the telecom practice at TBR.

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