Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

Updated May 12

Premium Lock Microsoft includes Validic data in HealthVault program

Microsoft is incorporating Validic's mobile health data technology in an update and expansion of the tech giant's HealthVault program. Validic's platform will be used to link HealthVault Insights data into hundreds of clinical and consumer devices, the goal being to give patients personalized, actionable information. Validic CEO Drew Schiller talks about the deal - and its importance to the emerging Durham company.

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Updated May 12

Premium Lock 5G bidding war: Verizon tops AT&T for Straight Path

The Broadband Report       Verizon has won a bidding war with AT&T for Virginia-based Straight Path, a major holder of wireless spectrum. The deal is seen as part of Verizon's strategy to offer next-generation 5G wireless broadband services.

May 9

Premium Lock Smartphone market faces a paradigm shift - will industry adapt?

Smartphones Analysis: Having followed this market for 22 years, Strand Consult believes the smartphone market faces a paradigm shift. Put simply, the next major innovation such as the smartphone will probably come from a small country like Denmark.

Updated May 8

Comcast, Charter confirm teaming up for wireless partnership

Going wireless A new choice for wireless service may soon be coming your way via a cable company.

Updated May 8

Premium Lock Inside wireless battle: Sprint holding its own in a competitive market

The Broadband Report       Analysis: Rival unlimited data plans were unable to stall Sprint's momentum in the postpaid phone market, says Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon.

May 8

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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May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 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.

May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 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.

May 8

WTW's week in review: 64 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 May 5

Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors

Uber The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city officials looking at whether the ride-hailing company was following local regulations.

May 4

A first: Wireless now only phone service in most homes

According to a U.S. government study released Thursday, 50.8 percent of homes and apartments had only cellphone service in the latter half of 2016, the first time such households attained a majority in the survey.

Updated May 3

Premium Lock Inside Apple: Revitalized Mac PC business, services power revenue growth

Analysis: Apple's revitalized Mac PC business and sustained success in its Service segment powered the company's revenue growth in 1Q17, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

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Updated May 3

Apple growing cash stash spurs talk of huge acquisition (+ video)

As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. Plus: Watch Fox Business News analysis of Apple's earnings.

May 2

Premium Lock Having sold data centers, Verizon sells cloud/hosting service to IBM

The Broadband Report       Verizon, which closed on a $3.6 billion deal to sell its data centers on Monday, has now disclosed it recently sold to IBM its cloud and managed hosting service.

May 1

Premium Lock Inside Intel: Efforts to become lean while maintaining innovation leadership pays off

Intel Intel's efforts to become lean while maintaining innovation leadership pays off, delivering an 8% overall year-to-year growth in 1Q17, says Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan.

May 1

Getting 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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

May 1

WTW's week in review: 61 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.

May 1

WTW's week in review: 61 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.

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