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In wake of 2 big deals, Raleigh IoT wireless startup Able Device lands $300K (+ video)

STEM study: Women trail in education, entrepreneurship, income

What are top 10 consumer IoT trends? Here's a look

On management: Sageworks founder talks about mistakes, market readiness, risks of VC

NCSU researchers develop tech to remotely curve plastics with light (+ video)

NCSU terminates Argos Therapeutics' Centennial Campus lease

New Raleigh Chamber CEO wants HB2 repeal, to stress eco development

AT&T expands fiber network in Triad, boosts NC wireless capacity

Google Fiber: We've reached nearly 500K people in Triangle with programs, events

Former Intel exec is part of rebooted Lenovo data center management team

Tech wrap: CIA hacking iPhones?; advertisers flee YouTube; rare frog discovery; AT&T walkout

Humacyte's bioengineered blood vessel receives special FDA review designation

Fundings: Raleigh software firm seeks $1M; agbio startup lands $1.5M

Senate votes to undo broadband privacy rules that protect user data

Life science firm PPD launches medical apprenticeships, targets vets

PPD's apprenticeship program: Clinical Research Associates

Lenovo: No timeframe on Fujitsu deal; ex-Intel COO joins Lenovo data group

Windsor Circle's CEO on pivot, layoffs: 'Buck stops with me'

RTP's UVision 360 looking for votes in startup showdown

Community colleges demo their power in workforce development

Inside the Windsor Circle pivot: Why the change, why the layoffs?

Having a baby? UNC REX unveils an app to help with that

TransEnterix robotic surgery system expands to hernia repairs

Novan hires former Quintiles exec to lead product development; CFO leaves

MaxPoint CEO receives 68% increase in compensation in 2016

Celebrating National Agriculture Day: Feeding our children and grandchildren

After $4M fund raiser, what's next for health data startup Bivarus?

SAS steps up analytics talent drive with $3.4M Clemson deal

More positive lung cancer treatment data boost Heat Bio

Gates Foundation-backed AgBiome earns first product OK from FDA

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

Watch out, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM: Google Cloud an emerging threat (+ video)

International, local artists highlight Moogfest protest stage lineup

Growing more STEM businesses and entrepreneurs in NC

Tech wrap: Cheaper iPad; Google safe election tools; YouTube gay video move; in-flight to US electronics limits

NCSU researchers seek partners for opportunities to utilize composite metal foams

Raleigh Chamber chair: New CEO reflects commitments to development, diversity

Chris Heivly: Customer or investor - which do you love more?

IBM, Red Hat partner for new open source cloud effort

Report: RFID to re-emerge as 'killer app' for retail IoT

Biotech Center's Landing Pad: A welcoming place for execs planning NC operations

Durham health data startup Bivarus raises $4M

Greater Raleigh Chamber promotes economic development exec Adrienne Cole to CEO

Novan reports fourth-quarter loss, details steps toward FDA approval of drugs

SAS co-founders' fortunes surge, says Forbes

IBM's pledge to hire vets triggers mix of reactions, anger

Field set for WRAL TechWire Awards - vote today

Analysts: Oracle, Salesforce, Workday flexing growth muscles

Biotech news: BioDelivery loss worse than forecast; Patheon revenues surge; Tenax, Heat Bio face delisting

Tech wrap: Uber prez out; nuke test films declassified (+ video); SpaceX back to Earth; Meetup vs. Trump; asylum seeker dialect analysis

Filings: CommsSope COO retiring; LendingTree CEO selling shares; Albermarle CEO pay surges

Trumpism: Policy tilts in favor of industry under Trump's FCC, but a Democrat vows to fight

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NC State scientist Sederoff receives international prize for genetics work

The seal whiskerers: Navy looks to sea life for new ships

Find 'Freedom' from online distraction with Durham-made app

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

IBM to hire 2,000 vets; hundreds of jobs available in Triangle (+ video)

Qualyst Transporter Systems finds success with assays testing potential effects of drugs, cosmetics and foods on the liver

NCSU economist: Is farming a high-tech industry? Yes. Here's why

Tech foundation: Trump budget cuts critical investment

Chris Heivly: How do you tame your inner critic?

RTP headlines: Trump budget hits EPA, NIH; Argos job cut impact; IBM stock boost; Heat Bio woes; Maxpoint-Adobe deal

Feds award first lease for NC offshore windfarm

Durham's Innovation District: 'A future that is bright and beckoning'

San Francisco firm acquires Morrisville-based Polyglot Systems (+ video)

Tech wrap: 'Ulysses' VR game; Google 'offensive' flag; SpaceX launch + video; Israel future Detroit?

UNC grads create game in effort to 'simplify' fantasy sports

NC safety product firm being sold to 3M for $2B

Survey: Even as risks mount, corporations' risk management efforts lag

Research Triangle Foundation spells out CEO requirements, hires search firm

ExitEvent's 'NC Tech Madness' goes live - Cast your votes

Southeast Venture Conference evolves: Fusion set for June

As Oracle cuts jobs, no discussion in trash-talking earnings call

Inside Yahoo's huge data breach: Russia's methodical attacks (+ video)

Durham agbio company Benson Hill Biosystems raises $18 million

RTP headlines: Apple down east plan; RTI's new tower; Lenovo server move; AT&T-Time Warner advances; Cisco's Juniper hire

Tech wrap: Duke Twitter hack; Tesla raising $1B; stem cell blindness; in-flight headphone explosion; China patent surge

New FCC chair stresses 'bringing benefits of digital age to all Americans'

Time runs short for TechWire Awards nominations; 100+ nominees so far

Google to host free workshop to help get Durham businesses online

Report: 50% will pay $20 or more a month for smart home service but security a big concern

Don't overlook Bosch as a major player in IoT

Finance execs, Duke economist tell Trump: Stop using Twitter

Duke survey: Exec optimism at 14-year high, 'strong' hiring plans but ...

Lenovo names new EMEA leader, adds former Verizon exec to PR team

GSK will pay first female CEO 25% less than Andrew Witty

Will Citrix find a megadeal buyer at $15B in value?

Couple sue GlaxoSmithKline for work that led to prison in China

Charter rebrands Time Warner Cable as Spectrum in Triangle

R.E.M. frontman to create exclusive Moogfest installation

Facebook, Instagram join data surveillance ban

Durham-based Windsor Circle raises $1.1 million

Zuckerberg's face time with Coack K, Williams a slam dunk

The secret sauce behind First Flight Venture Center's success is ...

Time running out for WRAL TechWire Awards nominations

Chapel Hill drug firm Cempra puts itself up for sale

Tech wrap: New breast cancer drug; Verizon-Yahoo update; NYC sues over Verizon Fios; Pandora offers on-demand

Heat Bio reports positive results from early cancer drug trial

Intel's $15B driverless tech buy + video, a look at robotic partners

What experts forget to say beyond 5G hype at Mobile World Congress (+ video)

Immigration tensions seep into South by Southwest music, tech festival

Inside First Flight Venture Center: A different kind of startup hub

Tech wrap: Bitcoin setback; Google vs. Uber; Calif. robot car move; 'Made in China' move

IBM lands 1,900 job, $1.7B outsourcing deal with Lloyds Banking

Report: Many U.S. government web sites don't meet security, access, other standards

Immunology synergy drives Heat Bio's acquisition play

Joe Procopio's The Show: How to build relationships with investors

HPE steps up threats to Lenovo, Cisco with Nimble Storage deal (+ video)

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Host of Triangle execs, entrepreneurs head for SXSW '17

Even the digerati struggling to reach millennials

NC PACES (crowdfunding) update: Regulators propose groundbreaking rules for local offerings by NC companies

Report: 31% unlimited plan customers use phones for home net access

Raleigh-based Scroll, a content marketing firm, raises $125,000

First Flight Venture Center is soaring as RTP startup hub

Nominations open for WRAL TechWire Awards

Durham drug firm Argos to slash 38% of work force - 46 jobs

Virgin America joins RDU International lineup

Tech wrap: Probing AT&T 911 outage; Kiwi tech recruting; China lunar spaceship; Zuckerbergs expecting

Study: Transgender, LGBTQ+ communities not a threat to others in public spaces

Telemedicine company 4D Health Science seeks to raise $2 million

Greensboro-based Guerrilla RF seeks to raise $1.9 million

WikiLeaks to help shield tech firms from CIA's hacking tools

Survey: Execs' economic optimism highest since 2004

From IoT to VR: Key takeaways from Mobile World Congress

Key Findings in 'Violence and LGBTQ+ Communities What Do We Know, and What Do We Need to Know?'

HPE exec: Lenovo, Cisco deals with Nimble Storage are 'over'

What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus program

Internet-connected 'smart' devices are dunces about security

Uber gains permit for self-driving car tests in Calif.; consumer group skepitcal

Heat Biologics acquires Texas-based immune therapy firm

RTI: 3 'potential strategies' to deal with anti-LGBTQ+ victimization

RTI forms new division focusing on sustainable economic development

Oracle won't comment on report of 'huge' layoffs in Morrisville

RTP headlines: RDU-London upgrade; Cisco-IBM deal; Pfizer rumors; IBM-Salesforce AI plan; Relias expands; Raleigh parking app; TransEnterix update

Latest Teamworks software wins: ACC tourneys

Cofounders Capital rapidly emerging as Triangle VC power player

Charter Communications launches app for PCs, mobile devices

How worried should you be about CIA hacking your smart TV, IoT?

Coastal startup SynShark seeks to raise $500,000

Gotye, Animal Collective among Moogfest music lineup

Durham's Tryton Medical wins FDA approval for coronary stents

Report: Size of crowd, not amount of money raised, is key to crowdfunding success (+ abstract)

HPE buying another Lenovo storage partner

How automation, new tech helps one nonprofit increase revenue by 300%

Good news for RTP wearables firms: Device sales surge in 2016

NVCA backs US-Canada move 'empowering women entrepreneurs and business leaders'

From startups to VC funds, 29 filings across NC made in Feb.

Facebook's Zuckerberg to speak at NC A&T on March 13

Remote origami: NCSU researchers find way to fold remotely (+ video)

Novan stock rallies 8.8% on decision to continue acne drug development

Triangle headlines: Drones soar; Cree transit tech; Roviant moves; parental leave; tracking Airbnb

Duke executive: Healthcare costs can be reduced

FIM: Three letters with infinite possibilities for NC education (+ video)

Vivek Wadhwa: It's not the CEO's choices that matter, it's yours

Tech trends: Digital marketing services (DMS) stay hot; automation benefits yet to scale

Startup ServusConnect lands $350,000 from Cofounders Capital

Joe Procopio's The Show: What does success look like? (+ video)

Product Recovery Technology International in Franklinton seeks to raise $2.3 million

Save the date: WRAL TechWire's Full Steam Ahead Awards set for April 25

Energy storage firm adding 200+ jobs in $251M Concord expansion (+ video)

Medical device association seeks more VC, stronger NC ties

Uber's two-front war: Fighting regulators, its own drivers (+ video)

Pendomonium event highlights regional entrepreneurial event calendar

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Red Hat CEO Whitehurst sells more than $400,000 in shares

Durham-based Chimerix beats Wall Street expectations

Look for 'shrink‚Äźwrapped' IoT to drive accelerating growth

Fundings: Durham's All About Beer, Charlotte's Otterplan raise cash

Cindy Whitehead's Pinkubator, Crowdfunder team up to promote women-led startups

BIO's CEO defends drug costs as price of innovation

Snapchat parent rockets higher in Wall Street debut

North Carolina Center of Innovation Network launching entrepreneur workshop series

Amazon's cloud crash caused by, of all things, a typo

RTI researchers map strategy to combat China's 'airpocalypse'

Looking for investors? Corporate VCs offer some advice

CED Life Science presenter profile: SiNON Therapeutics (+ video)

NCBIO seeks full funding for job training programs

A young entrepreneur's education: Linker Logic CEO's 'unforgettable' global experiences

Exclusive: Epic Games' CEO says 'most exciting days still ahead'

HQ Raleigh, NC IDEA expand Groundworks Lab startup program

AgTech Accelerator's first deal: $10M in fungicide startup

Art Pappas: Receiving CED Life Science Leadership award 'humbling'

Tech wrap: Cree expansion; Snap IPO; Lenovo sells more property; IBM email patent; Oculus VR price cut; Yahoo CEO punished

Triangle headlines: LexisNexis adding jobs; INC tops $1B; Fidelity buyouts; Durham hotel raises $700K

Durham wireless startup Eco-Site lands $50M investment

Reverse-pitch competition matches connection Qs with gigabit As

Sentinel Data Centers sells huge facility in Durham

PurThread stitches together big deal with Cotton Incorporated

Report: NC's life science sector drives double-digit job growth

$60M NC Venture Capital Multiplier Fund managed by Hatteras kicks off

Gigabit 'Reverse Pitch' kickoff event draws statewide audience

Inside huge Amazon Internet failure: 'The cloud is dangerous'

Former FDA commissioner defends agency in Life Science event keynote

Commerce Secretary: Life science industry helping create NC's future

Pfizer commits $4M to NC Biotechnology Center gene therapy fellowship program

Cempra cuts 2/3 of workers, stock falls 21% after drug falls short in study

NC IDEA looking for startup grant applicants plus 2 startup programs

Wake County first in NC to upgrade 911 with new AT&T service

Startup EmployUs raises another $230,000 (+ video)

Customers may see benefits as cellphone wars rage on

Life science presenting startups reflect NC's growing diversity in talent, focus

Exclusive: Joan Siefert Rose on why she's taking a new job

CED Life Science presenter profile: Vigor Medical Systems

CED Life Science presenter profile: Agile Sciences (+ video)

'Smartness everywhere:' 6 top tech trends at Mobile World Congress + video

Tech wrap: AT&T-Time Warner deal moving; Uber exec out; Buffett's big Apple bite (+ video); court mulls sex offender ban

Fly me (actually 2) to the moon, SpaceX style, 2018

Former Quintiles CEO Pike received $20.6M in compensation in 2016

CED Life Science presenter profile: Bonumose Biochem

Durham's TrackX Technologies raises $4.6 million in equity

NC gigabit Internet event to highlight fast-net solutions

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals shares fall 8 percent after drug update, financials

Guest opinion: Why Trump should ignore Heritage Foundation plan to gut federal investment

WTW@15: Remembering darker days for NC life science ecosystem

CED Life Science presenter profile: Contego Medical (+ video)

PRA Health CEO Shannon profits $5.8 million exercising stock options

CED Life Science presenter profile: kelahealth

New controlled release tech platform aims to enhance drug, fertilizer delivery - and more

Inside HPE: Transformation to embrace hybrid IT hurts short-term revenue

Joe Procopio: Talking startups with WedPic's Justin Miller (+ video)

Tech wrap: Buffett sticks to biz; Samsung stresses tablets; new LG phone; Vegas e-sports arena (+ video)

Raleigh health tech startup MD Interconnect lands $770K

Previewing Mobile World Congress 'biggest gadget and services extravaganza' to date (+ video)

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What's happening in NC with statewide support for digital learning

Cempra's skin antibiotic test data promising; shares soar

CED Life Science presenter profile: Voxelight, creator of Sunscreenr (+ video)

CED Life Science presenter profile: RxDataScience

Earnings: CommScope, LendingTree beat Street