Lawmakers in the United States and Britain demanded Sunday that Facebook explain how a political data firm with links to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was able to harvest private data from more than 50 million Facebook profiles without the social network alerting those whose information was taken.
Is Silicon Valley dying? NY Times says yes, MIT and others say no16 hours ago
The New York Times recently reported that Silicon Valley investors and business elites have declared Silicon Valley to be, well, dead. Is it? Opinions differ.
Raleigh-based startup CareNexis raises $140,00016 hours ago
CareNexis, an internet company that helps consumers make good personal care decisions, has raised $140,000,
As Facebook brings 'Lite' to US it apologizes for child abuse search suggestions1 day ago
Facebook is bringing the minimalist version of its app to some developed countries, including the United States. The news came shortly after the social media giant apologized on Friday after its autocomplete search feature suggested video titles that described child abuse.
Charlotte’s Joules Accelerator links cleantech startups and utility providers seeking innovation2 days ago
Eager to tap into the current cleantech innovation scene and to pair promising sustainability startups with major utility providers like Duke Energy, the Joules Accelerator is looking to further execute its mission with a fresh cohort starting in May.
New WRAL TechWire website takes a top prize in Local Media Association Digital Innovation Contest2 days ago
WRAL TechWire’s new mobile-friendly website, which launched in December, took first place for Best Redesign/Relaunch in the Local Media Association Digital Innovation Contest.
Scores of organizations hold regular meetups across the Triangle. Here is a list as compiled by Derrick Minor for the City of Raleigh.
On the Horizon: Startup Weekend, Innovate Carolina Conference, Triangle Machine Learning Day & more events for your April calendar
Several new technology and life science events are being announced around North Carolina. Plenty of events are on tap for April, and we suggest you pencil them into your calendar.
Our latest exclusive events wrapup focuses on must-attend happenings in February and March, including a handful of conferences, industry-specific meetups, informative workshops, interesting discussion events, and more.
SAN FRANCISCO — Qualcomm was co-founded in 1985 by Irwin Jacobs, who took the company public and...
Ten panel discussions at South by Southwest addressed topics like faith in film and the possibility of life on other planets, exploring how religion intersects with technology and culture. So why talk faith at SXSW? Here’s a look.
Cindy Whitehead is an investor, mentor and women’s rights advocate, who has a specific goal: “to make women really rich.”
Lyft is experimenting with a new subscription model as it tries to find more ways to end car ownership.
Microsoft fired roughly 20 employees for sexual harassment complaints filed in the course of a single year, according to a memo from the company’s top human resources executive.
L’Oreal, one of the world’s biggest cosmetics companies, has purchased ModiFace, a Canadian firm that specializes in artificial intelligence and augmented reality technology.
Rihanna is the latest celebrity to send Snap’s stock sliding.
In the extended cut of our most recent interview with ShredX Durham’s Adam Schultz and Brantley Boyett, Michael delves into what a “Fake Pitch” event is and why it is an important outlet for startups and entrepreneurs.