Updated 2:03 p.m. yesterday

Report spells out strategy for how NC can cash in on 'data economy'

Big data  As billions of devices become linked to the Internet of Things and people as well as governments and companies generate terabytes of data daily, the "data economy" is flourishing. But how can North Carolina best capitalize on this tech opportunity? A new report outlines several recommendations.

2:01 p.m. yesterday

American Underground hires new partnership exec

The American Underground names a new leader for its partnership efforts and also plans to seek additional partner opportunities.

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1:40 p.m. yesterday

CED Life Science presenter profile: PT Wired

WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The latest in the series is PT Wired in Greensboro.

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9:59 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Incentives beyond tax breaks are crucial to economic growth

Economy There's no doubt that when a site selection consultant provides a report to a client company looking for a new home or expansion of a facility the level of cash incentives can be a tie breaker, and most CEO's will admit that cash incentives that help defray costs can be very attractive in the boardroom. The fact is that incentives are not, and should not, be limited to cash incentives or tax breaks which can have questionable financial impacts on the states or political subdivisions offering them.

Updated 10:41 a.m. yesterday

CED Life Science presenter profile: Promaxo (+ video)

WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The latest in the series is Cary-based Promaxo.

Updated 9:17 a.m. yesterday

'Booth babe' ban a welcome move for cyber security conference

Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to WRAL.com on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."

Updated 9:00 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Report: Cloud spending to surge to $122.5B in '17 as services evolve

A new report from research firm IDC projects that spending for public cloud services will surge more than 24 percent this year. How hot is the cloud? Cloud growth is nearly seven times that of overall information technology spending. Who are the big spenders? And how is the cloud evolving? IDC explains.

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7:14 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Charlotte Angel Fund looking to raise $3M for startup funding

Charlotte Angel Fund is selling $3 million in a private equity offering as it seeks to raise more capital for investing in startups - but not necessarily just in the Queen City.

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6:45 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Services deliver 55th consecutive quarter of growth

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.

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6:35 a.m. yesterday

Joe Procopio: It's a wrap on Teaching Startup concepts - a book is next

Joe Procopio Veteran entrepreneur, blogger and author Joe Procopio offers what he calls the "final post in the final series for startup foundation concepts." And a new book is forthcoming, he adds.

6:30 a.m. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

6:22 a.m. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 50+ headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

6:20 a.m. yesterday

Let WTW hear from you - Send us news, views

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

6:15 a.m. yesterday

Following WTW on social media for 2017: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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6:09 a.m. yesterday

Reading WTW on the go in 2017: Use our mobile iPhone/iOS, Android apps

WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.

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