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  • Lenovo's website hacked

    Posted by David Ranii on February 26, 2015

    Lenovo's website was hacked Wednesday, days after the company was criticized for pre-installing marketing software that the federal government has labeled a potential security threat.

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  • Cempra reports $16.9M loss in Q4

    Posted by David Bracken on February 25, 2015

    Chapel Hill drug developer Cempra reported a loss of $16.9 million, or 46 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, nearly equal to its $16.8 million, or 51 cents per share, loss it reported during the same period in 2013.

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  • First Citizens merger boosts profit

    Posted by David Ranii on February 25, 2015

    Bolstered by its recently completed merger, the corporate parent of Raleigh-based First Citizens Bank reported that its profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter.

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  • GSK-Novartis deal expected to close next week

    Posted by David Bracken on February 25, 2015

    GlaxoSmithKline expects to close its three-part transaction with Novartis next week, the company announced Wednesday.

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  • Anthem data breach will affect 775K in NC

    Posted by John Murawski on February 24, 2015

    A massive data breach that compromised the personal information of nearly 80 million people will affect 775,606 health insurance users in North Carolina, according to Anthem, the insurer targeted in the cyber attack.

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  • Consumers cautioned about Superfish software on Lenovo PCs

    Posted by David Ranii on February 24, 2015

    The federal Computer Emergency Readiness Team is urging consumers whose Lenovo PCs came with pre-installed marketing software to take “corrective action” to ensure they aren’t vulnerable to hackers.

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