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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

May 22

Apple-IBM apps for Watch go enterprise IT; Uber loses in France; FAA apps target delays; PayPal going mobile; PowerSecure solar at Cree

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple and IBM unveil enterprise apps for the Watch; Uber loses legal case in France; PayPal is going mobile; the FAA hopes apps will fight flight delays; and PowerSecure teams with Cree for a solar project in Durham.

Updated May 22

Uber expanding ride-sharing to North Carolina's coast

uber Uber is putting its collective foot on the gas pedal, looking to speed up growth in North Carolina. On Thursday, the aggressive startup disclosed plans for expanding its ride-sharing service to much of coastal Carolina just in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

Updated May 21

Lenovo revenues surge 20% but profit misses analysts expectations

Lenovo banner at a trade show      Lenovo, its income driven up 20 percent over the past year due in part to $5 billion in acquisitions, didn't deliver on the amount of profit financial analysts had forecast in its annual financial report issued early Thursday.

May 21

Premium Lock Lenovo's 'attacking' strategy: Targeting the 'social mobile Internet'

If only one thing has become clear to most observers about Lenovo's top executive Yang Yuanqing since the company bought IBM's PC business a decade ago, it's this: He's always on the attack, looking to grow the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer. His new target of opportunity: What he calls the "social mobile Internet." And that means continuing change for the company, which already has diversified into a global powerhouse.

Lenovo's "YY" takes a selfie at kickoff meeting in Raleigh Lenovo's "YY" takes a selfie at kickoff meeting in Raleigh

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Did security expert hack airplane in flight? FBI wants to know

Hackers    The founder of Denver-based One World Labs has warned consistently that hackers could seize control of aircraft systems while in flight. And recently he says he did so, leading to inquiries from the FBI about whether he did. Are passengers at risk?

Updated May 19

CenturyLink fast Internet service targets much of eastern NC, Triangle

Fiber optic network                    CenturyLink is bringing fiber-optic Internet speeds to much of eastern North Carolina and parts of the Triangle, targeting what the communications company calls the "Fiber Gap." CenturyLink thus becomes the latest firm trying to cash in on the demand for ultra-fast net services.

May 19

Road risks: 70% now using social media, net while driving

Texting A new survey from AT&T finds that the threat of distracted drivers using smartphones has spread well beyond texting. Some 7 in 10 people now admit to web surfing, video chatting and even taking selfies while they are behind the wheel.

Updated May 18

Court backs Apple vs Samsung; Google wins free-speech case; Royalty Exchange woes; IBM claims no NC tax credits; startup rethinks awards

Bulldog In our latest Bulldog wrapup of technology news: An appeals court backs Apple in its suit against Samsung; Google prevails in free speech case; startuo Royalty Exchange eyes sale or possible shutdown; IBM claims no tax credits in N.C.; and a Triangle startup rethinks awards.

May 18

Premium Lock Why buy AOL? Inside Verizon's $4.4B acquisition decision

Verizon   Analysis: So why did telecommunications giant Verizon decide to buy AOL? Technology Business Research analyst Seth Ulinski sees multiple reasons for the decision. He explains those to WTW Insiders.

Updated May 18

FCC: E-Rate reboot paying off for schools and libraries

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: The Federal Communications Commission said last week that schools and libraries throughout the country will receive full funding for their E-Rate program requests this year as a result of budget changes and the modernization policy adopted in 2014 by the commission.

May 18

Want 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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

May 13

Lenovo's first 'Tech World' draws Intel, Microsoft CEOs as speakers

Lenovo banner at a trade show      Lenovo is putting on a star-studded "Tech World" event in Beijing later this month with the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft and Baidu delivering keynote addresses along with Lenovo chair and CEO Yang Yuanqing.

May 12

Premium Lock Inside Alcatel-Lucent: Better results but Nokia merger is best bet for futre

Analysis: Alcatel-Lucent, which has an outpost in Raleigh, posted improved results in 1Q15, but underlying financial problems highlight the need to merge with Nokia, writes analyst Michael Soper of Technology Business Research.

Alcatel Lucent Alcatel Lucent

May 12

Verizon to buy AOL in deal worth $4.4 billion

Verizon   The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the increasingly competitive online video space. The New York company is the country's largest wireless carrier as well as an Internet and TV provider, and it is increasingly over the wireless space that telecom companies are fighting to win customers through video content.

Updated May 11

Uber going for $2B?; IBM's new servers; self-driving car dinged; 'Thred' app for mobile visual stories; BlackBerrys back at T-Mobile

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber is going for more cash; IBM's new Power servers unveiled; some dings for self-driving cars in California; the "Sims" creator launches app for visual story telling; and T-Mobile brings back BlackBerry phones.

May 11

Lenovo's smartphone share in China plummets 22%

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones      Apple is surging in smartphone sales across China and Lenovo is dropping, according to new statistics from research firm IDC. Overall, year-over-year sales in China fell for the first time in six years.

Updated May 11

FCC aims to help seniors grasp power of broadband

The Broadband Report: The FCC has announced a new webinar series aimed at helping seniors improve their overall quality of life by leveraging many of today's broadband-based technologies.

Broadband for Seniors Broadband for Seniors

May 11

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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

Updated May 8

Premium Lock Cary mobile healthcare startup keeps raising money: Now at nearly $2.9M

SmartLink, which aims to help doctors cash in on a new revenue opportunity called Chronic Care Management, is off to a fast start. Founded by veteran entrepreneur Siu Tong, the company has developed technology designed to link physicians and doctors as well as providers. Physicians that do so can receive $40 per month per patient through Medicare. The company also continues to raise money as a new SEC filing shows.

How SmartLink works How SmartLink works

Updated May 7

Premium Lock 24 investors back Durham startup ServiceTrade with $4.1M

Led by former rpath CEO Billy Marshall, two-year-old ServiceTrade is positioned for major growth after raising $4.1 million in new venture capital from a host of investors.

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