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

Lucideon, a materials development and commercialization organization that is dedicated to developing materials and products, in collaboration with industry partners, that meet the real needs of the market today and has recently opened a facility in RTP to serve the needs of North Carolina, has developed a new innovative controlled release technology called iCRT.

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6:12 a.m. today

Raleigh health tech startup MD Interconnect lands $770K

MED Interconnect, a Raleigh-based health care technology company has sold $770,000 in debt and equity, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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

Mobile World Congress opening Monday in Barcelona is Mobile World Congress is guaranteed to be the biggest gadget and services extravaganza in the event's more than 20-year history, writes John Strand of Strand Consult, a global consulting firm in the U.K. Here's his preview. Plus, watch a video preview.

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

Veteran entrepreneur, blogger, author and now video show host Joe Procopio talks startups with Justin Miller, the colorful founder of Raleigh-based WedPics. Plus, check out the video.

6:39 a.m. today

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

HPE Analysis: HPE endures revenue attrition as its transforms to embrace hybrid IT as made clear in its latest earnings report, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long.

5:32 a.m. today

WTW's week in review: 54 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.

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WTW's week in review: 54 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.

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WTW wants to 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.

5:05 a.m. today

Stay in touch with WTW on social media: 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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5:00 a.m. today

Getting WTW on the go: 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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February 24

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

The Haw River runs through the town of Saxapahaw, N.C.--past farms, past the old cotton mill that has been renovated into an arts and music center. And as the Haw burbled in the background last Friday and Saturday, school administrators, teachers and edtech entrepreneurs gathered for thoughtful conversations and exchanges around how to use digital technology to support learning at the 30th EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit.

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Updated February 24

Cempra's skin antibiotic test data promising; shares soar

​Chapel Hill clinical-stage pharmaceutical company Cempra got a much-needed boost when it lifted the lid on the data for its Phase 3 clinical trial examining the effectiveness of its lead drug candidate, Taksta.

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Updated February 24

CED Life Science presenter profile: Voxelight, creator of Sunscreenr (+ 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 Raleigh-based Voxelight, creator of Sunscreenr.

Updated February 24

Statewide NC gigabit Internet event to highlight fast-net solutions

North Carolina's long tradition of building networked local economies enters the digital age with the Smart Gigabit Communities Reverse Pitch competition on Feb. 28. The US Ignite event includes RIoT (Regional Internet of Things) and the North Carolina Next Generation Network with support from North State Communications. Here's a preview plus details about where you can tune in remotely.

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February 24

Durham-based Pappas Ventures seeks $125 million to invest in biotech

Pappas Ventures ​Pappas Ventures, a Durham-based venture capital firm, plans to raise $125 million to invest in biotechnology through a venture capital fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

February 24

CED Life Science presenter profile: RxDataScience

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 RxDataScience.

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Updated February 24

Premium Lock Life science giant battle continues: QuintilesIMS raising $1.5B; LabCorp acquires labs group

QuintilesIMS   A pair of life science giants - and rivals - are making moves. QuintilesIMS is raising nearly $1.5 billion in capital, perhaps in part for future acquisitions. Meanwhile, LabCorp makes a buy to expand its services network.

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