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PrecisionHawk, a Raleigh-based developer of drones and software for analysis of aerial data, is flying high with $10 million in new funding. The company also landed a big-name New York investor, and Red Hat co-founder Bob Young invests again.
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Leaders from across the Queen City are gathering today for the Charlotte Chamber's "Technology Summit" at which it is sharing new jobs data that shows the region is "no doubt ... quickly making a name for itself."
Analysts at Technology Business Research believe Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's decision to retire from that post and the changes in other executive roles will lead the software giant to "rethink how it operates."