12:55 p.m. Friday

Chapel Hill-based Falcon Therapeutics raises $700,000 (+ video)

​ A Chapel Hill-based biotechnology company has raised $700,000 in a private equity stock offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

9:52 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new design to power flexible wearable devices

No need to unplug and recharge your fitness device? Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new "thermoelectric harvester" technology that will help power flexible wearable devices through capture of body heat.

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Updated 8:24 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Drones in DC: PrecisionHawk CEO shares face time with Trump

Michael Chasen, the recently named CEO of Raleigh drone startup PrecisionHawk, went to the White House on Thursday for some face-to-face time with President Trump. He asks the President to consider less regulation for the drone industry.

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10:54 a.m. Friday

Chapel Hill drug firm talks FDA approval path for migraine drug

Migraine ​Achelios Therapeutics of Chapel Hill has completed a meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about a path to approval for its leading drug candidate to treat acute and chronic migraine

7:43 a.m. Friday

Red Hat CEO's compensation falls to $11.1M in 2016

The chief executive officer of business software company Red Hat received $11.1 million in total compensation in its 2017 fiscal year, according to a securities filing.

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7:02 a.m. Friday

Dream or reality? What Facebook's new mission can and can't fix

Facebook  Facebook's new mission statement: "Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together." But how much of the company's problems can really be fixed by the new direction?

10:47 a.m. Friday

Mike Walden: Can pro sports spur economic development?

Mike Walden A pro sports team and its complementary playing facility is not necessarily a "home run", "slam dunk", "touchdown" or "shot-on-goal" for economic development. When public money is involved several hard questions must be considered and addressed, and lessons should be learned from the experiences of other cities and regions.

7:13 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Why doesn't 'do not call' list work? Plus: FCC's record $120M robocall fine

The Broadband Report       When the National Do Not Call list was first introduced in 2003, most companies abided by the rules. That meant you'd finally get some relief from those pesky phone calls that always seemed to interrupt dinner. Not so much now. Plus: FCC proposes $120M fine in robocall scheme.

Updated 2:25 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside Oracle: Earnings show growing benefits of NetSuite (Bronto's parent) acquisition (+ video)

Analysis: New reporting offers greater insight into the individual performance of Oracle's SaaS and PaaS businesses as cloud confidence grows, says Technology Business Research Analyst Meaghan McGrath. And NetSuite, which has a presence in Durham, is giving its new owners a boost.

2:20 p.m. Thursday

410 Medical lands first Triangle Venture Alliance investment ($2.1 M)

A Durham medical device startup snags the first investment from an alliance of angel networks tied to Duke, NCCU, NC State and UNC.

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Updated 9:52 a.m. Friday

Tesla update: NC dealership bill pulled for now; new plant in China?

Tesla Legislation that would have opened the door to a half-dozen Tesla dealerships in North Carolina has been put on hold. Meanwhile, Tesla says it is considering building a plant in China.

10:19 a.m. Thursday

Duke's Coach K rings opening bell at NASDAQ

Duke men's basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski is all smiles as he rings the opening bell at NASDAQ in New York on Thursday.

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10:43 a.m. Thursday

Venture Asheville lands NC IDEA Ecosystem grant (+ video)

Venture Asheville, a program that helps startup CEOs with mentoring services, is the latest recipient of a grant from NC IDEA.

9:53 a.m. Thursday

CED names VC event co-chairs; deadline nears for startups to apply

CED logo Entrepreneur Robbie Allen, veteran VC Jason Caplain to co-chair the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Tech Venture Conference 2017. Plus: The deadline for startups and emerging companies to apply for the opportunity to present at the event is nearing.

7:44 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Advanced prototyping facility set for takeoff at First Flight Venture Center

Hangar6, a facility for advanced and rapid prototyping, will launch in September at the First Flight Venture Center in RTP.

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7:18 a.m. Thursday

North Carolina not on list for Foxconn $7B tech plants in US

Foxconn, the manufacturer that assembles smartphones for Apple and electronic devices for other firms, expects to announce plans soon for $7 billion in investments to build plants in the U.S. But North Carolina isn't on an early list of possible sites.

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10:26 a.m. Thursday

Who will Uber hire as CEO? Sheryl Sandberg not interested

Uber Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. But at least two prominent female executives have already taken their names out of the running: Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, a current member of Uber's board.

6:51 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Report: QuintilesIMS looking to sell contract sales business

QuintilesIMS   Life science QuintilesIMS is looking to sell its contract sales business for around $1 billion, according to a report.

3:51 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Raleigh-based Innovate Biopharma to go public in $60M reverse merger

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, a Raleigh-based firm, is going public in a reverse merger with a California-based company in a deal that values Innovate at $60 million.

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Updated 7:01 p.m. Wednesday

World-leading Seqirus flu vax factory in Holly Springs hits another milestone

The billion-dollar cell culture Seqirus vaccine factory in Holly Springs has hit yet another milestone.

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