SAN FRANCISCO — Qualcomm was co-founded in 1985 by Irwin Jacobs, who took the company public and...
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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.
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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.
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Asheville and Durham will be the sites of major climate change conferences over the next 10 days. Here’s a preview.
Worldwide Clinical Trials, which touts itself as “the cure for the common CRO,” is growing.
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There is little doubt that the Defense Department needs help from Silicon Valley’s biggest companies as it pursues work on artificial intelligence. But who will cooperate?