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(NY: QUINTILES)  57.56  up arrow+0.57  (1 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  87.22  down arrow-2.43  (-2.71 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: BioCryst)  11.83  down arrow-0.36  (-2.95 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: BioDelivery)  16.62  up arrow+0.24  (1.47 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: CEMP)  12.46  up arrow+0.14  (1.14 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  23.78  up arrow+0.22  (0.91 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: Cree)  29.67  up arrow+0.27  (0.92 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
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(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  28.17  up arrow+0.47  (1.7 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  3.14  up arrow+0.02  (0.64 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: FB)  80.67  up arrow+0.63  (0.79 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
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(NY: IBM)  162.08  down arrow-0.1  (-0.06 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NY: LH)  103.73  up arrow+1.05  (1.02 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  29.09  up arrow+0.07  (0.24 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NY: MRK)  57.61  up arrow+0.98  (1.73 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  46.13  up arrow+1.11  (2.47 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
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(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  90.15  up arrow+0.91  (1.02 %)  Updated: 06:40 PM EDT, Oct 24 2014
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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

10:27 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside AT&T's earnings: Still trailing Verizon but positioning for long-term growth

Earnings    Inside AT&T's earnings report: AT&T's 2Q14 results are promising heading into 4Q14, with solid subscriber and wireless revenue growth. Both the wireless and U-verse subscriber bases continued to gain traction in 3Q14 and will continue to propel the operator forward to challenge Verizon for the top position in the U.S. market, writes Eric Costa of Technology Business Research.

10:02 a.m. Thursday

Rumors Lenovo may buy BlackBerry may be true this time

Chatter on Wall Street supported by media reports that Lenovo might be buying BlackBerry appears to have legs this time. The talk is not fading as BlackBerry shares surge. A rebuilt BlackBerry under John Chen just could add a great deal to Lenovo's mobile offerings - not so much in phones but in software and services.

BlackBerry's Passport  BlackBerry's Passport

6:09 a.m. Thursday

Tablets, net-connected cars drive AT&T wireless gains - not phones

AT&T      AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone.

10:20 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Stormy weather: Verizon shifts cloud strategy toward hybrid IT

Verizon Analysis: Limited penetration, increasing competition and low margins in the public cloud market drive Verizon to realign its cloud portfolio, writes Jillian Mirandi of Technology Business Research.

6:47 a.m. Tuesday

Record iPhone sales drive Apple's sizzling 3Q beat

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones   The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations. Excitement for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sparked sales of 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter -- a record for the months of July through September -- and made up for more disappointing sales of the company's iPad tablets.

7:09 a.m. Monday

Public libraries are more than just books in digital age

The Broadband Report: A new report from the Aspen Institute looks at how - in an age of instant and abundant information - public libraries can drive community advancements unlike any other public institution.

More than books More than books

7:01 a.m. Monday

Review: Your 58 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

October 17

Apple showcase: New iPad, iMacs, Apple Pay launch, Watch

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. But that wasn't all. Updates for iMacs, the new Apple Pay system launch date and tools for its smart watch development.

Briefing Steve Colbert Briefing Steve Colbert

Updated October 16

Premium Lock Lenovo forming new company in China targeting smart devices

Lenovo              Lenovo is putting a new spin on its "protect and attack" strategy by doing a lot of both in its largest market: China. A new company led by the top executive for China and other Asian markets is being formed for launch next April.

October 16

New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.

What will Tim Cook unveil today? What will Tim Cook unveil today?

October 13

#WTWTrends for Monday: Fiber and #ExecExchange explode on Triangle Twittersphere

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 13

Weekend Roundup: #WTWTrends include #ExecExchange, fiber and gigabit trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news from the weekend and Monday morning as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 13

Latest news on net neutrality from Obama, FCC tax increase, Google and your health, Netflix hikes 4K fees and the new Skype

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Obama reiterates opposition to Internet fast lanes; FCC plans stealth Internet tax increase: The doctor will see you now -- through Google; Netflix hikes subscription price for 4K TV owners; and Microsoft updates Skype for Windows, Mac with new chat interface.

October 13

Your 55 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

October 7

Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies say

Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.

Distracted Driving Distracted Driving

October 6

In review: Your 59 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

October 2

Lenovo supplier sues labor group; DirecTV keeps NFL; IBM's NYC tech hub; farewell, Lotus; apps spying in Hong Kong; no-warrant GPS data OK'd

Bulldog In today's technology wrapup: A Lenovo supplier in China sues China Labor Watch; DirecTV keeps NFL deal, which AT&T required for merger; IBM's BlueMix hub in NYC; Lotus 1-2-3 support is gone; apps spying in Hong Kong, company says; a court OKs data from GPS seized without a warrant.

October 1

Time saver: Raleigh 12-year-old simplifies the smartwatch

Raleigh's Davis Barrow thinks his smartwatch design will improve upon the interfaces available from Apple and Android.

Davis Barrow, smartwatch programmer Davis Barrow, smartwatch programmer

September 30

New Windows sneak peak; U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco's $1B cloud move; China OKs iPhone 6; Ireland-Apple tax deal

Bulldog In today's technology news wrapup: Microsoft to offer sneak peak of new Windows; AT&T takes U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco expands cloud network; China OKs new iPhones after security assurances; and the EU presses Ireland about Apple tax breaks.

Updated September 30

Is 'bendgate' true? Consumer Reports finds iPhones not as bendy as believed

Last week, the Internet erupted with photos of bent iPhone 6s, and a very-viral video of a guy creasing an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. It seemed like a serious concern, yet everything about the uproar was highly unscientific. We don't like unscientific, so we promised then that we would use our lab equipment to find out just how delicate the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus really are. We also promised to run the same tests on comparable smart phones. We've done that now, and our tests show that both iPhones seem tougher than the Internet fracas implies.

iPhone 6 after Consumer Reports test iPhone 6 after Consumer Reports test

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