Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

March 9

Premium Lock From IoT to VR: Key takeaways from Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress Companies, innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world turned out for the annual Mobile World Congress to pitch their latest tech and products. So what were the best "takeaways?" Juniper Research offers six.

March 9

Uber gains permit for self-driving car tests in Calif.; consumer group skepitcal

Uber's self-driving cars will return to California's streets, though the ride-hailing company doesn't immediately plan to pick up passengers. A consumer group asks that people watch to make sure the Uber vehicles don't transport customers.

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh

Updated March 8

Latest Teamworks software wins: ACC tourneys

The lists of leagues, teams and organizations continues to grow for Durham collaborative software firm Teamworks. The latest user is the Atlantic Coast Conference, which is using Teammworks to help coordinate the ACC men's basketball tournament underway in New York. Former Duke athlete Zach Maurides, Teamworks founder and president, talks with WRAL TechWire about the firm's blossoming success.

A sample from Teamworks A sample from Teamworks

March 8

Charter Communications launches app for PCs, mobile devices

Charter  Charter Communications, which offers cable TV services throughout much of North Carolina following its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, is rolling out a new app to enable mobile and other device viewing for customers.

March 7

Premium Lock Good news for RTP wearables firms: Device sales surge in 2016

While some of the hype surrounding wearables technology seems to have diminished, sales are climbing, says a new report from research firm IDC. That's good news for a growing number of Triangle firms and researchers focusing on wearables-related technology.

 Wearables. Wearables.

March 6

Premium Lock Tech trends: Digital marketing services (DMS) stay hot; automation benefits yet to scale

High tech What's the latest in digital marketing services and automation? As part of the transition to digital marketing, brand health remains a top buyer concern, and buyers demand faster, measurable ROI. From a global delivery perspective, the hype, the hope and the fear surrounding automation continue to raise questions about the future of IT service delivery, says Technology Business Research.

March 6

Uber's two-front war: Fighting regulators, its own drivers (+ video)

It's a battle for Uber on two fronts: On one, Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world. On the other, it's feuding with drivers.

March 6

WTW week in review: 64 headlines not to be missed, part 3

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.

March 6

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.

March 6

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.

March 6

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.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

Updated March 2

A young entrepreneur's education: Linker Logic CEO's 'unforgettable' global experiences

Ritwik Pavan, currently a student at UNC's Kenan-Flager Business School, was the youngest entrepreneur (he's 18) to not only attend two global technology summits but also be there to represent a startup - his own Linker Logic Technologies. He launched the company while he was a student at Raleigh's Enloe High Schhol. Pavan also developed's Apple Watch app. In this post, he recounts his global experiences.

Ritwik Pavan at the Web Summit Ritwik Pavan at the Web Summit

Updated March 1

Premium Lock Durham wireless startup Eco-Site lands $50M investment

Durham-based Eco-Site, which is deploying wireless infrastructure across the United States, has landed $50 million in capital from Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm with more than $260 billion in assets.

An Eco-Site tower An Eco-Site tower

February 28

Wake County first in NC to upgrade 911 with new AT&T service

AT&T                        Wake County is upgrading its 911 service with a new offering from AT&T that the county and company say will improve the system's reliability and, at some point, support text, photos and video.

February 28

Customers may see benefits as cellphone wars rage on

Cellphones The so-called cellphone wars are raging, much to the delight of some customers.

February 28

Premium Lock 'Smartness everywhere:' 6 top tech trends at Mobile World Congress + video

Mobile World Congress 2017 is underway with many of the world's top technology companies, leaders and entrepreneurs on hand at the event in Spain to talk about the best and latest emerging high tech, from Internet of Things and "smartness everywhere," to enhancing mobile video, 5G, the coming of age - and risks - of data, and the "augmented customer." Analysts at consulting firm Ovum offer their views on what they see as the top six trends to watch.

February 27

Raleigh health tech startup MD Interconnect lands $770K

MED Interconnect, a Raleigh-based health care technology company has sold $770,000 in debt and equity, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

MD Interconnect MD Interconnect

February 27

Premium Lock Previewing Mobile World Congress 'biggest gadget and services extravaganza' to date (+ video)

Mobile World Congress opening Monday in Barcelona is Mobile World Congress is guaranteed to be the biggest gadget and services extravaganza in the event's more than 20-year history, writes John Strand of Strand Consult, a global consulting firm in the U.K. Here's his preview. Plus, watch a video preview.

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