Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

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Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new design to power flexible wearable devices

No need to unplug and recharge your fitness device? Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new "thermoelectric harvester" technology that will help power flexible wearable devices through capture of body heat.

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Updated 8:24 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Drones in DC: PrecisionHawk CEO shares face time with Trump

Michael Chasen, the recently named CEO of Raleigh drone startup PrecisionHawk, went to the White House on Thursday for some face-to-face time with President Trump. He asks the President to consider less regulation for the drone industry.

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7:13 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Why doesn't 'do not call' list work? Plus: FCC's record $120M robocall fine

The Broadband Report       When the National Do Not Call list was first introduced in 2003, most companies abided by the rules. That meant you'd finally get some relief from those pesky phone calls that always seemed to interrupt dinner. Not so much now. Plus: FCC proposes $120M fine in robocall scheme.

6:52 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure + video, meltdown timeline

Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Plus: Watch a video of his argument with an Uber driver. And: A timeline of Uber's 2017 meltdown.

11:57 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Report: Wi-Fi for data surges faster than mobile

If you haven't already changed the settings in your smartphone to link to your in-home Wi-Fi Network, or if you haven't added Wi-Fi to your residence, then you are definitely behind the times. And if you are thinking smarthome, think Wi-Fi. So says a new report.

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6:20 a.m. Monday

Reading WTW on the go: Use our mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps

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, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.

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6:13 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

6:10 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 headlines not to be missed, part two

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

6:08 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Money Magazine: Raleigh's Republic Wireless offers best basic plan

Raleigh's five-year-old startup Republic Wireless earns the top accolades from Money Magazine in its review of wireless service plans. Here's why.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Rotting Apple? Revenue, profit declines show weakening influence + A graphical view

Apple    Analysis: Apple's latest revenue and profit declines show its influence on the devices market is weakening, says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta. Plus: See a graphical review of its results and financials.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy + Graphical views

AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it. Plus: Get multiple graphical views of the deal from various financial perspectives.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Options to replace Galaxy Note 7 as Samsung halts production + Graphical view

​Worries about the safety of Samsung's replacement Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have consumers fretting about what to do. Samsung said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Risky move? Apple is betting big on a wireless world (+ graphical view)

Apple iPhone 7 - no headphone port ” Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: Eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new "AirPods"€” tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But there are risks.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: First revenue decline since 2003 reflects a problem - people love, keeping iPhones

iPhones          Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple vs FBI fallout: Is our data safe, private anymore?

FBI Analysis: How far can government go in exploring an individual's data in the name of safety? The FBI's disclosure that it had found a way to crack a terrorist's iPhone without the help of data raises serious questions about the security and privacy of our personal data, says an expert on technology and cyber security. Plus: See a Graphiq view of the debate.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple's latest iPhone, iPads and more: Graphical views

​Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Campbell law professor: FBI demands in Apple case are 'chilling'

Apple iPhones  As the battle between Apple and the FBI intensifies over unlocking data from an iPhone used by one of the terrorists in a mass killing in San Bernardino, Calif., a Campbell University law professor called the government demands "chilling" but said the issue needs to be debated more fully.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: Revenues could fall but CEO touts 'biggest quarter;' interactive graphic tracks details

​Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company. What did the CEO and CFO have to say? Plus: An interactive graphic provides additional details.

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