Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

September 11

WTW's week in review: 55 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

September 11

WTW's week in review: 55 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 September 6

Make your iPhone 8 really special bling: Gold plate it!

Building hype keeps touting the new iPhone 8 that's expected to be announced next week as the next-gen smartphone - and now a European firm is offering a way to make it even more special: Gold plate it. But if you thought the phone was expensive, prepare yourself for a pricey bling experience.

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September 6

Premium Lock PrecisionHawk expanding its drone tech arsenal (+ video)

With the market demand for drone technology continue to explode, Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk is hoping to cash in with a variety of new offerings. Plus: Watch a video of its PrecisionMapper technology.

Updated September 5

Premium Lock Forecast: Smartphone industry doesn't face first-ever sales decline - yet

The Broadband Report       Unless Apple's next generation fo smartphones set off a new wave of excitement, the smartphone industry faces years of slow growth with Android still dominating operating systems.

Updated September 5

Eager to buy next-gen $1K iPhone? No thanks, most of us say

A new survey finds that the forthcoming iPhone just may not be the huge hit so many people are expecting - especially if the price is $1,000 or more. But consumers do say what they most want in a new phone even as they balk at the growing use of mobile payments technology such as ApplePay.

Updated September 5

Premium Lock Joe Magno: Raleigh drone startup delivers more than packages (+ video)

Geoptic Aerial substantially reduces costs for power generation, telecom and construction companies by addressing the challenges of inspecting and maintaining large and remote installations. Here's a look at the company.

September 5

Getting WTW to 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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September 5

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

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 three.

September 5

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

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 two.

September 5

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.

Updated September 1

Lyft service now available in Triangle, across NC (+ video)

Lyft is driving across North Carolina and into the US countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber. Plus: Watch an AP video report about Lyft's new moves.

Updated September 1

Premium Lock Grab your light saber: Lenovo, Disney unveil augmented reality Star Wars experience

Ever wanted to go one-on-one with Darth Vader in a duel of light sabers? Lenovo and Disney are teaming up for a Star Wars experience in augmented reality just in time for the next Star Wars movie, which premiers in December.

Updated August 31

Premium Lock Route travel app Yillio adds Spanish in expansion (+ video)

Yillio, the startup targeting event-focused advertising with its patented travel app technology, is adding Spanish to its capabilities.

August 30

Premium Lock Cisco, CommScope, Qualcomm embrace broadband deregulation

The Broadband Report       Cisco, CommScope, Qualcomm and several other members of the Telecommunications Industry Association embrace call for FCC to reduce broadband deregulation. However, they do not call for repeal of "net neutrality."

Updated August 30

NC engineers provide tech relief in hurricane-ravaged Houston

Add the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers to the growing lists of volunteers pitching in to help hurricane victims in flood-ravaged Houston. A team that includes North Carolina members is deployed with a huge truck packed with communications gear to help rescue workers - and they have been flooded themselves.

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August 29

Premium Lock Report: 'Phablets' to dominate smartphone sales by 2021

Smartphones Smartphone sales will continue to grow over the next five years but at a very much slower rate than in recent years, according to research firm IDC. Android, meanwhile, will continue its dominance. But the big news is the continuing forecast of growth in large premium phones known as phablets.

August 29

Premium Lock Watch out, AT&T, Verizon: Comcast ramps up IoT network

Internet of Things Cable giant Comcast's expanding challenge for Internet of Things network business will be mostly heard by telecom heavyweights in the space such as AT&T, Verizon and Vodafone, says Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan.

August 28

Reading WTW to 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

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