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In today's roundup of technology news: Blackberry says its new phone is the most secure ever android device; MIT has created a 3-D cinema system that doesn't require glasses; why is the Dallas startup community feuding?Tech crunch hacked.
Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson, founder of Sharefile, which sold to Citrix, spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night and attacked NC HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill," saying, "Nothing scares away investment like hate."
Raleigh-based FotoSwipe, a mobile photo-sharing app that allows users to instantly share photos and video across mobile platforms, has raised several hundred thousand in a debt offering, according to a regulatory filing.
Teamworks, a venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, disclosed the amount of its multi-million dollar investment in an SEC filing.
Broader adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and enthusiasm for emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to new highs in retail and wholesale revenue as emerging tech categories push the entire industry forward,according to the Consumer Technology Association's (CTA) semi-annual forecast.
A Triangle-based biotech company may have the answer to both vastly reducing the cost of new drug discovery while also significantly speeding up the process of finding successful drug candidates to fight a wide range of indications, including cancer, central nervous system disorders and heart disease.
Recent analysis of investment data from venture capitalist Fred Wilson and PitchBook confirm that the Research Triangle is among the best regions for returns on VC. And the CED is finding new ways to unlock more deals through its Connections to Capital program, writes Joan Siefert Rose.
Bee Downtown, the startup bringing honey bee communities to urban areas, hopes to generate plenty of buzz about its efforts through a new promotional video unveiled Monday by Innovate Raleigh and Centerline Digital.
North Carolina Regional Internet of Things, or NC RIoT, is expanding its footprint to Charlotte with an upcoming program in the Queen City. NC RIoT co-founder Matthew Davis talks about the move and what the group sees as North Carolina's new economic opportunity.
Durham startup Teamworks, a fast-growing venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, has closed on its first outside funding in its 12-year history.
North Carolina is on a roll when it comes to venture capital funding, having pulled in more than $100 million over each of the past seven quarters. And a year-old program from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development is helping with startups securing some $55 million through the "Connections to Capital" program. Here's an in-depth look at how the program works.
Dhruv Patel, the CED's Director of Investor Relations, is a very busy man these days as he plays matchmaker between emerging startups and investors from around the country. And he finds the role "extremely satisfying."
In today's wrapup of news from other publications about technology news in and around the Triangle: Paul Gilster writes about the risk of autonomous cars; a NetApp exec joins Cisco; startup EmployUs officially launches recruiting service; and why Wilmington is emerging as a startup hub.