Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”
Gigabit Internet access is becoming a reality in the Triangle, and a first-of-its-kind report about the economic impact of ultrafast networks shows that communities where fiber-optic access is deployed are enjoying a "positive impact on economic activity."
Trying to sell a B2B company your product? KnowledgeTree has a solution for that. Have multiple email and social media accounts that are hard to keep track of? AnyCloud has an app for that. Want to target your online advertising more effectively? Adzerk has tools to help. These companies and more showcased their technology at the CED Tech Venture Conference on Wednesday. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story. Plus, be sure to check out the photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
The next wave in healthcare is here. And Triangle firms are cashing in. From sensors loaded in earbuds to monitor your health to technology designed to ease the burdens of transcriptions on doctors to helping ailing people better control their homes - all were showcased at the CED's Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story. And check out the photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
Funding news from EyeScribes, the first product from Scott Moody's K4Connect, IBM's picking of two Triangle firms for its Smart Camp, and a new smartphone from Republic Wireless tops the headlines made at the seconds day of the CED's Tech Venture Conference.
Jim Goodnight said what? New at Republic Wireless, IBM paycuts, and more:Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.
Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina and a big advocate of broadband, will be among the speakers at WRAL TechWire's "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" conference at SAS. AT&T also is the provider for the emerging North Carolina Next Generation Network.
The Broadband Report: More than a quarter of U.S. broadband households own and use at least one connected health device with another double-digit uptick expected within the next year, according to new data from research firm Parks Associates.
Keith Collins, chief information officer at SAS, is now part of the speaker lineup for WRAL TechWire's conference "Fiber Transforms the Triangle" on Oct. 13 at SAS. More speakers are being added from MCNC, AT&T, Frontier Communications and other firms.
Apple Pay, the company's new digital payment system announced last week that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards, will work both with iPhones and Apple's new Watch and is backed by a host of big retailers and major banks.
Republic Wireless, which is based in Raleigh, is about to get some major competition in the combined Wi-Fi and cellular network calling-data business. T-Mobile, the nation's fourth largest mobile carrier, says it will offer the Wi-Fi and cellular mix.
Anick Jesdanun, technology writer for The Associated Press, is impressed by the variety of Apple's new products and mobile payment service announced Tuesday.
Analysis: New iPhones and the Apple Watch highlight Apple's ability to use design and innovation to establish leadership, writes Ezra Gottheil of Technology Business Research.
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away. "It is amazing what you can do from your wrist," CEO Tim Cook says.
Former Triangle entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, a U.S. citizen born in India, has fought for gender and cultural equality in the technology industry, over the past two decades. He takes his battle to a new level today with the release of a new book, "Innovating Women." And his second book is already receiving critical praise. A humbled Wadhwa is thankful for the support he is receiving, but his 'fury" over discrimination remains.
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for wearable computers with a smartwatch or bracelet equipped to monitor health, help manage homes and even buy merchandise.
Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost 99 cents when customers sign a two-year contract with AT&T. That's down from $199.