Note: The Skinny blog is written by Rick Smith, editor and co-founder of WRAL Tech Wire and business editor of

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – WRAL Tech Wire, which is nearing its 10th anniversary, is making high-tech and life science news easier to access for readers with mobile devices.

Users connecting to WRAL Tech Wire from mobile devices are now directed to

The site is streamlined with smaller graphics and fewer stories – at first glance – than the regular website.

However, by clicking on the “>” arrows at the right side of ther menus, users can peruse and connect to longer story menus.

The three basic categories are:

• Top Stories
• The Skinny blog
• Business News from

WRAL Tech Wire also recently launched its
Facebook page.

As from its launch in 2002, WRAL Tech Wire distributes its “First Edition” via email every business day. The First Edition includes headlines and links to the most recent stories posted at the site. It is available in HTML and text formats.

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