By WRAL Tech Wire
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Some of the latest high-tech and life science related news from the Triangle, North Carolina, the southeast, and the world is just a click away.
• When big news breaks these days plenty of people would like to give the credit to Twitter, and use the fact that news broke there first to make the mainstream press look slow and backward. While many traditional media outlets don’t really need any help looking slow and backward, the truth is that this is no longer about Twitter vs. TV or radio or newspapers (if it ever was). It’s about the reality of a new ecosystem of news — one where new media actually can help traditional media, if they will let it. Read more details here.
• Research In Motion Ltd. on Monday showed off a new version of one of its high-end BlackBerrys, updating the Bold with a touch screen and fresh software. Read more details here.
• Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has agreed to buy Cephalon for $6.8 billion in a deal that would give the world’s largest generic drug developer a range of biotechnology drugs aimed at cancer and other conditions. Read more details here.
• Cameras rolled Monday in one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts, recording murder arraignments, traffic and drug cases in a new experiment: how bloggers and other citizen journalists can cover courts using new media and social media. Read more details here.
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