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Posts tagged “Universities”

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News in review: WTW's 50 headlines from last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

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Are you, your company making news? Have an opinion? Share it with WTW

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

December 19

Inside Next Glass launch: How to produce 100,000 downloads in just 48 hours

Next Glass is a mobile app that uses science and software to predict whether or not you will enjoy any bottle of wine or beer. Combining the chemistry of a person's taste preferences with machine learning, users simply point and scan any label to receive their personalized score indicating how much they will like what's inside. (The app is free to download on both iOS and Android devices in the App Store and Google Play). Despite the notable buzz Next Glass was creating leading up to launch, the boom in downloads during their first 48 hours exceeded all expectations-even their own. So, how did they do it?

Charting explosive launch for Next Glass Charting explosive launch for Next Glass

Updated December 16

UNC struggles to meet unprecedented computer science demand

ExitEvent's new logo After experiencing unprecedented enrollment over the past several years, the computer science department at the University of North Carolina has been stretched to the limit, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.

December 15

Week in review: WRAL TechWire's 61 headlines

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 15

Is your company making news? Have an opinion? Share it with WRAL TechWire

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

December 11

12 Days of Broadband, Day 6: Internet of Things will thrive by 2025

Day 6 On the sixth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we turn to Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center which teamed up with Pew Research Center's Internet Project this year to survey thousands of technology experts on what they expect the future of the "Internet of Things" to look like.

December 10

12 Days of Broadband, Day 5: CeCTO program embraces changes in education technology

Day 5 On the fifth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we examine the vast changes seen in education technology and networking over the years and the role of the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer in North Carolina schools.

Updated December 9

North Carolina is at forefront of fighting Ebola threat

Ebola North Carolina is on the forefront of preparation for a potential Ebola crisis as well as helping fight global outbreaks of the dreaded disease, said representatives from the state and national government, the Triangle health care profession, and Triangle private industry at Monday's Ebola Conference at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

Updated December 9

North Carolina's role in fighting Ebola highlights conference in RTP

Ebola North Carolina's role in fighting the Ebola epidemic striking western Africa and a disease that is a global threat will be discussed Monday at a conference in Research Triangle Park.

Updated December 8

AT&T formally launching ultra-fast Internet in parts of Triangle

AT&T is formally announcing deployment of its ultra-fast Internet service known as GigaPower in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Winston-Salem today as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Durham will be added later.

AT&T GigaPower  AT&T GigaPower

Updated December 8

Recapping the news: WRAL TechWire's 60 headlines last week

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 8

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Updated December 5

Ebola NC: Conference to focus on state's role, preparations in fighting outbreak

Ebola Government, health, private sector executives will gather at a conference focusing on the Ebola outbreak and North Carolina's involvement as well as preparations for a possible health crisis here.

December 5

Is North Carolina's job market back? Yes, but 3 big challenges remain

Help wanted sign    The return of jobs in North Carolina is something to cheer about. But this achievement should not be interpreted as meaning there are no issues in the job market. There are issues, and they are centered on three areas: pay, missing rungs in the income ladder and technological unemployment.

Updated December 4

NCSU part of NASA Orion launch with 3D print technology

"If the human race is going to travel the solar system, we are going to have to make things along the way" says NCSU Professor Horn. "This idea of 3D printing is that you can make what you need, when you need it. We are a long way away from that ideal but we are getting there." Amd on the first Orion launch today, NCSU is sending along a special 3D-printed titanium coin.

The 3D-printed titanium coin made at NCSU The 3D-printed titanium coin made at NCSU

Updated December 4

Fred Eshelman donates biggest ever individual gift to UNC: $100M

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday received its largest individual donation ever, a $100 million commitment to its Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Appropriately, it's coming from entrepreneur and pharmaceutical executive Fred Eshelman.

Fred Eshelman makes $100 million gift Fred Eshelman makes $100 million gift

December 2

Former NCSU Chancellor Fox retiring from Red Hat board

Red Hat     Marye Anne Fox, the first female chancellor at N.C. State, is retiring from the board of directors at Red Hat where she has served since 2002.

Tags: Red Hat, NCSU
December 1

Tis the season: UNC juniors make adopt-a-family easy online

ExitEvent's new logo Looking for an opportunity to give back? A team of UNC students have launched an online giving service for nonprofits and donors. Sarah Headley of WRAL TechWire news partner ExitEvent has the details.

December 1

Premium Lock A smooth operator: NCSU professor cashes in on smoothies

North Carolina State University professors and students showed off a variety of agriculture-related technologies at the recent AgBio Summit. The bigwinner? Dr. Keith Harris, who helped an Eastern N.C. farm save up to 20 percent of previously, wasted fruit by turning it into delicious smoothies with a frozen Muscadine grape base mixed with blueberries or strawberries.

Award-winning smoothies Award-winning smoothies

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