Updated 1:10 p.m. today

Trump, Wisconsin officials schedule Foxconn jobs announcement

A Foxconn facility President Donald Trump plans to announce Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid crystal display panel plant in Wisconsin, according to an invitation to the event obtained by The Associated Press.

Updated 9:21 a.m. today

Premium Lock Sizzle, sizzle: FilterEasy is cleaning up on capital, customers

Raleigh startup FilterEasy isn't an intellectual property play as far as investors are concerned. It's a red-hot customer play, and with a big funding boost the company launched while its founders were students at NCSU is planning to "continue our rapid growth."

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12:44 p.m. today

NCSU researchers report advance in superconductivity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material.

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8:43 a.m. today

Premium Lock Top LabCorp exec: 'We are well positioned for growth'

David King LabCorp beats the Street in revenue and earnings, and its top executive sees more growth ahead for the Burlington-based life science services giant.

Updated 6:58 a.m. today

Don't eliminate NC as possible site for a big Foxconn plant

New jobs     Today could be one for big jobs announcements in the U.S. with President Trump hinting at three manufacturing plants coming from Apple (or its manufacturing partner Foxconn). And don't cross North Carolina off the list as a possible location.

7:43 a.m. today

Premium Lock GSK's new CEO unveils strategic shakeup strategy (+ video)

Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline's new CEO Emma Walmsley utilized the timing of GSK's latest earnings report to unveil the new strategic direction in which she intends to take the company. A key point of emphasis is HIV, which could mean good news for the Triangle.

Updated 8:26 a.m. today

Top Verizon reseller picks Raleigh for new HQ, 250 jobs

A Wireless, the largest independent selling agent for Verizon with more than 1,000 retail outlets, is moving its headquarters to Raleigh and plans to create some 250 jobs that will pay an average wage of $93,000.

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Premium Lock Software services, FirstNet likely to boost AT&T

AT&T deepens emphasis on the public sector and software-mediated network services to improve Business Solutions revenue. And FirstNet looks to be a boost as well, says Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon.

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Updated 5:28 a.m. today

Premium Lock AT&T improves value proposition despite increasing competition

AT&T                             AT&T is improving its value proposition as competition within the mobile and video markets intensify, says Technology Business Research Steve Vachon in his review of the tech giant's latest earnings report.

Updated 1:30 p.m. yesterday

Fewer Triangle entrepreneurs plan to boost hiring, capital spending

Economy Even as U.S. consumer confidence soars, Triangle entrepreneurs are slightly less enthusiastic about the state of business heading into the third quarter of 2017, according to a new survey.

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Premium Lock FilterEasy closes on $6.9M in new venture funding

FilterEasy, the Raleigh-based startup that offers air filter services for HVAC systems on a subscription basis, has closed on $6.9 million in new venture funding.

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Updated 3:05 p.m. yesterday

Duke Energy joins firms a-to-x pledging to increase diversity, inclusion

Diversity  Who says fallout can't be positive rather than radioactive? Increasing corporate awareness no doubt triggered through sex and racial bias across the tech and venture capital industries as well as in reaction to various "bathroom bills" has led to efforts to address diversity and inclusion problems. Duke Energy is the latest corporate giant joining a new alliance that pledges to increase both.

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Premium Lock GSK's new CEO continues reshaping drug giant with new female CTO

Emma Walmsley, the first female CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, is adding another female voice to the drug giant's management team.

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Updated 11:00 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Former Red Hat CFO Charlie Peters joins software firm's board

Charlie Peters Charlie Peters, long-time chief financial officer at Red Hat, is coming out of retirement to take a new job. And he's joining another former Hatter at an emerging open-source software firm as a member of the board.

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Updated 12:45 p.m. today

Premium Lock Epic's new 'Fortnite' roll-out turns into a technical nightmare

Cary-based Epic Games launched early access to its eagerly anticipated "Fortnite" game on Monday - and immediately ran into server problems. Despite numerous posts from Epic on forums explaining what was happening as the roll-out turned into a day-long nightmare, fans weighed in with attacks - and praise.

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Updated 7:25 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Alphabet still spells p-r-o-f-i-t-s despite $2.7B EU fine

Google Alphabet, the corporate parent of all things Google, continues to grow revenues despite a whopping $2.7 billion fine from the European Union. Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan takes a look at the profit-making machine.

6:31 a.m. yesterday

ViiV Healthcare's AIDS drug shows promise in combo trial

 AIDS research A one-two that combines two AIDS treatments, including one from ViiV Healthcare which has its headquarters om the Triangle, is showing promise, according to researchers.

Updated 6:49 a.m. yesterday

Laura Baverman: Raleigh's Social House Vodka raises $1.7M, aims to be national brand

The new North Carolina distillery Social House Vodka plans to be largest craft vodka distiller in NC by year's end, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

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Premium Lock Report: How to drive innovation within government

Innovation Driving the transformation of the federal enterprise through innovation is central not just to improving the lives of Americans and boosting productivity, but also to restoring faith in government, says the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

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