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.

• Compuware’s founder, chairman and CEO Peter Karmanos, also the owner of the Carolina Hurricanes, announced this week that it has acquired dynaTrace Software for $256 million in cash. Read more details here.

• Investor Warren Buffett has donated another $1.5 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, part of his plan that began in 2006 to donate 99 percent of his wealth. Read more details here.

• Surgeons in Sweden have performed the world’s first synthetic organ transplant – an artificial windpipe transplanted in a cancer patient. Read more details here.

• PowerPoint ban? The software is boring employees and costing companies billions in lost work, say the brains behind the Anti-Power Point Party. Could a PowerPoint ban take off? Read more details here.

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