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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

11:23 a.m. yesterday

Duke students launch world's first free mobile lottery

ExitEvent ExitEvent news: A new app gives lotto-players a free chance to walk away with a jackpot. ExitEvent's Laura Baverman has the details.

Updated 9:13 a.m. yesterday

Smartphone kill switch coming? Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

New iPhones       A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

5:30 a.m. Tuesday

Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has an edge

Smartphone packs a kill switch Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.

Updated 7:37 a.m. Monday

The Broadband Report: It was one 'gigafied' week

The Broadband Report  Broadband discussions were plentiful at national events held last week in Denver and Austin. MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso talks about his travels and how the country's future relies on gigabit infrastructure.

6:22 a.m. Monday

Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

Data security It now appears that the "Heartbleed" security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.

5:44 a.m. Monday

Week in review: The 21 latest headlines from WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire last week.

April 9

IBM exec to keynote May NCTA event

The North Carolina Technology Association released a second wave of speakers this week for the organization's upcoming State of Technology conference in Durham on May 16.

State of Technology 2014 State of Technology 2014

April 9

Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords

Data security An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

April 7

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to Galaxy 5 S smartphones

Smartphone packs a kill switch Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company says. The world's largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able to activate for free its "Find My Mobile" and "Reactivation Lock" anti-theft features to protect the soon-to-be-released Galaxy 5 S.

Updated April 7

Premium Lock 'Maker' event puts a new spin on Triangle Startup Weekend

Triangle Startup Weekend's new focus is on "Makers." Ideas ranged from a software-hardware combination for parents to keep their children on a digital leash to manufacturing sustainable, washable and reusable sticky grip tape for kettleballs. And the event attracted a wide and diverse group of participants. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker has the Inside story.

Genesis of a Glass app at Maker weekend Genesis of a Glass app at Maker weekend

April 7

Premium Lock A 'wireless child leash' takes top honors at 'Maker' startup weekend

Throughout the first Triangle Startup Weekend: Maker, individuals and teams collectively tackled difficult manufacturing and engineering problems to develop real-world solutions and businesses around problems that a wide array of consumers face in their day to day lives. Best of the show? A wearable wireless tracker for children.

RoamSafe prototype RoamSafe prototype

Updated April 7

Internet2 to unveil electric vehicles for 'Internet of Things' projects

The Broadband Report: Internet2 will launch a university-based initiative in conjunction with Innova UEV Inc. this week in Denver to provide four unique data-gathering electric vehicles to campuses across the country.

Driving the Internet of Things  Driving the Internet of Things

Updated April 4

AT&T highlights network investments in North Carolina

AT&T AT&T said Friday that between 2011 and 2013, wireless and wireline investments in Durham and Chapel Hill totaled more than $90 million with more than $1.6 billion spent all across North Carolina networks.

April 4

Startup FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection. The free messaging app harnesses a technology called wireless mesh networking, which might someday allow a myriad of devices to connect like links in a chain.

Chatting through FireChat ... Chatting through FireChat ...

Updated April 3

Microsoft's own Siri for Windows Phone: Cortana of Halo fame

Cortana, named after the artificial intelligence character in the Halo video game franchise, tries to be chatty like Siri on Apple's iPhones and iPads, while anticipating information you might want, like Google Now on Android devices.

Microsoft exec plays a tune at Build Conference Microsoft exec plays a tune at Build Conference

March 31

BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.

March 31

Republic Wireless adding customization for Moto X phones

Republic Wireless, which offers calling and data plans for as little as $5 a month, is adding customization options for Moto X phone buyers. These range from colors to special cases.

A Moto X as sold by Raleigh-based Republic Wireless A Moto X as sold by Raleigh-based Republic Wireless

March 31

World leaders say broadband can solve global development gap

World Leaders The Broadband Report: The Broadband Commission for Digital Development said last week that access to broadband could be the universal catalyst that lifts developing countries out of poverty and puts access to health care, education and basic social services within the reach of all.

March 31

Phone wars: Apple, Samsung head back to court this week

Apple Samsung The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features.

Updated March 29

Premium Lock Raleigh-based Internet service tools provider NeoNova is sold

NeoNova The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative acquires privately held NeoNova, which works with telecom companies to provide a variety of Internet services.

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