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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

11:53 a.m. yesterday

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV from Dish

Based on a few days of viewing, Sling TV comes across as a good stopgap for those who don't already pay for cable or satellite -- but it's not compelling enough for most people to cut the cord. And that's the point: Dish wants to win over the pay-TV holdouts without cutting into its existing customer base.

Reviewing Sling Reviewing Sling

Updated 7:20 a.m. yesterday

Duke prof likes bitcoin exchange; Apple HomeKit delay; AT&T buys Nextel Mexico; NFL-YouTube deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Duke professor likes the new bitcoin exchange launching today; Apple's HomeKit faces delays; AT&T makes another wireless buy in Mexico; NFL, YouTube strike highlights deal.

Updated 7:04 a.m. yesterday

'Rebirth:' Motorola returns to China as part of Lenovo

A Moto X  Now owned by Lenovo, Motorola on Monday officially returned to one of the world's most competitive smartphone markets with the unveiling of three phones to be sold in China. "This is a day of rebirth," said Liu Jun, Lenovo's executive vice president.

Updated 6:16 a.m. yesterday

Streaming media use rises in US broadband households

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: As the "Internet of Things" movement grows, the networks needed to make all these really cool gizmos go may start to get pretty crowded. But, that's not stopping consumers, based on a new study from Parks Associates.

5:49 a.m. yesterday

Tech news to go: WTW goes fully mobile with new app

Now, the coverage you've come to expect online at WRALTechWire.com and in your morning and afternoon email, is delivered in a format designed especially for Android users. Download the app for free today in the Google Play store.

New app for WRAL TechWire New app for WRAL TechWire

January 23

In your face on ice: GoPro, NHL to bring wearable cameras closer to action

Brace yourself for high-speed contact. GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.

Updated January 23

GSK layoffs in China?; Lenovo-Xiamoi showdown; NC wind energy study; China blocks VPNs; Box prices IPO; Uber woes; Verizon loss

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup: GSK reportedly will lay off 1,000 in China; Lenovo takes on Xiaomi with own cheap smartphone in India; feds seek public input on coastal NC wind energy study; China shutting down virtual private networks; Box prices its IPO; Denmark may ban Uber; and Verizon reports a quarterly loss.

January 20

Don't write off Google Glass, says Silicon Valley CEO, inventor, entrepreneur

Jon Fisher, the inventor and CEO of CrowdOptic and one of Google's first certified and only patented Glass developers, believes that there are no flaws with the current version of Glass. Rather, it was never meant for the consumer. CrowdOptic, has put Google Glass in operating rooms, ambulances, sports stadiums, and on field service technicians. He talks about Google's decision last week to pull back on GoogleGlass effective today for further development.

How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables How CrowdOptric's technology works through wearables

January 19

BroadbandUSA effort to assist communities with broadband plans

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling unveiled the BroadbandUSA initiative last week aimed at finding new ways to assist communities seeking to ensure their citizens have the broadband capacity they need to succeed.

January 19

Read us on the go: WTW goes fully mobile with new app

Now, the coverage you've come to expect online at WRALTechWire.com and in your morning and afternoon email, is delivered in a format designed especially for Android users. Download the app for free today in the Google Play store.

New app for WRAL TechWire New app for WRAL TechWire

January 16

Google Glass - embraced by the Triangle - getting a reboot

Google Glass, the wearable Internet-connected device that created quite a stir in the Triangle and led to local app developments such as one for fire fighters, is rebooting its program. The "Explorers" offering ends Jan. 19 and Glass is being made part of Google's secretive "X" labs.

WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass WRAL's Bill Leslie dons Google Glass

January 15

China's Xiaomi - already a big threat to Lenovo - takes aim at Apple

Xiaomi, a fast-growing startup that is battling Lenovo for the No. 3 spot in global smartphone sales and market share in China, is now targeting Apple. Xiaomi, which recently raised $1 billion in new capital, is launching a new, higher-priced, feature-packed smartphone after an early focus on cheap devices.

Showing off new Xiaomi phone Showing off new Xiaomi phone

Updated January 15

Premium Lock Survey: In-store WiFi boosts customer loyalty; many retailers to boost service

wifi A new survey finds that in-store WiFi services increase customer loyalty and as a result many retailers are planning to upgrade their services in 2015. But they plan to improve their own networks as well to support growth.

January 15

Samsung-BlackBerry deal could make sense despite denials

BlackBerry Classic Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting all the possibilities.

Updated January 14

Lenovo mulls spinning off its new mobile device unit

Yang Yuanqing Facing a growing threat from China-based startup Xiaomi, which is valued at a whopping $45 billion, Lenovo's chairman and CEO says he is considering spinning off a new unit that is focused on selling mobile and Internet-connected devices.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock Cary mobile healthcare startup lands $2.5M from investors

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.

How SmartLink works How SmartLink works

January 13

Premium Lock Inside a deal: Founder talks his pitch, mission of $2.5M-funded startup SmartLink

Siu Tong, a former aerospace engineer at GE, has now built and sold one company, founded another and stepped away as its CEO, and on Tuesday unveiled his latest startup. But not only did Tong publicly launch SmartLink Mobile, he also disclosed the new venture had raised $2.5 million from angel investors. In an exclusive Q&A, Tong talks with WRAL TechWire about his new venture, the pitch he made, and more.

Siu Tong Siu Tong

Updated January 12

'Discover MCNC:' New feature highlights technology, customer service, broadband for North Carolina

The Broadband Report: The RTP-based technology nonprofit this week unveiled Discover MCNC, a new customer-focused interactive feature on their website including videos and the latest update on The State of NCREN.

How much do you know about MCNC? How much do you know about MCNC?

January 12

WTW goes fully mobile with new Android app

Now, the coverage you've come to expect online at WRALTechWire.com and in your morning and afternoon email, is delivered in a format designed especially for Android users. Download the app for free today in the Google Play store.

New app for WRAL TechWire New app for WRAL TechWire

January 9

Census going digital? Government mulls using Internet, smartphones

Internet     The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.

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