Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

10:45 a.m. yesterday

Poll: Most teens have taken social media break

Social Media The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media -- the bulk of them voluntarily, a new survey found .

10:43 a.m. yesterday

Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectations

Semiconductor Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.

10:11 a.m. yesterday

UNC-CH broadens reach of postpartum depression app to Android

PPD app One year after launching iOS version of PPD ACTT in the U.S. and Australia, UNC School of Medicine launches Android version and Canada launches iOS app to increase participation

Updated 7:58 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Venessa Harrison: The journey from operator to president AT&T North Carolina

Born in Raleigh to a family that included 10 children, Venessa Harrison rose through the corporate ranks at AT&T to become president of the communication giant's operations in North Carolina. A champion for her native state, she pushed for early deployment of AT&T fiber, helped land the North Carolina Next Generation Network, and now is pushing broadband access for all communities in the firm's service area. For her efforts, Harrison is one of the first five people named to WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame. Here's an in-depth Q&A about her life, career, memories and challenges.

Updated 2:43 p.m. Thursday

TechWire Awards go to six individual, six corporate Triangle tech, life science leaders

Startups, entrepreneurs, executives, investors and several of the Triangle's top tech and life science companies share the spotlight, taking home 12 awards at the fifth WRAL TechWire Awards. Plus, the first five members of TechWire's Hall of Fame are honored as are several Editor's Choice Award recipients.

Republic's Chris Chuang is a happy winner Republic's Chris Chuang is a happy winner

3:13 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Inside AT&T: Consumer biz initiatives yield minimal results - so far

The Broadband Report       Analysis: AT&T's unlimited data strategy strengthens its position as an integrated solutions provider, but did not generate postpaid net additions in 1Q17, notes Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon.

Updated 7:23 a.m. Wednesday

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

AT&T                           AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans.

Updated 9:13 a.m. Tuesday

Galaxy S8 review: More screen and elegance, but a hefty price tag

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone is stunning. But its $100 price hike is hard to swallow. That's how much extra you'll shell out for the S8, which started shipping Friday for about $750 -- $100 more than the iPhone 7 and last year's Galaxy S7 when it launched.

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Updated 6:51 a.m. Tuesday

Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easier (+ video)

Dish, a company known largely for its old-school satellite TV, is now trying to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.

6:20 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Verizon: Reinstating unlimited data can't prevent record subscriber losses

The Broadband Report       Verizon reports its first quarterly net loss of wireless retail subscribers despite reinstating unlimited data plans - so what does the company do now? Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon takes an in-depth look.

5:36 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 56 headlines not to be missed, part three

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.

5:30 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 56 headlines not to be missed, part two

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.

5:24 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 56 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.

5:07 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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April 20

Poll: Black teens are most active on social media apps

Social Media Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones -- which could explain why they're the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram.

Updated April 20

Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

Verizon Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals.

April 17

Telecom lobbying muscle leads to killing of privacy rules

The Broadband Report       Republicans struck down Obama-era rules that would have imposed tight restrictions on what broadband companies such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could do with their customers' personal data. Digital-rights and consumer-advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation supported keeping the rules. But they were outmatched by telecom trade groups and lobbyists.

April 17

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

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.

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