RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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Chatter on Wall Street supported by media reports that Lenovo might be buying BlackBerry appears to have legs this time. The reports saw upticks in stock activity from investors as well as social media channels seeking more information. In other news, Bertlesman, a Germany-based entertainment conglomerate, has acquired Cary-based Relias Learning in a deal reportedly worth $540 million. The news was popular about midday in the Triangle. News from Cree and tumbling stocks also had a share of the Twittersphere today. And, finally, the world’s top developers, technologists and decision makers exploring open source, open tech and the open web in the enterprise wrapped up the final day of the All Things Open Source (#ATO2014) event in Raleigh.

Let’s see what else the Triangle tech community was talking about today…