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Quintiles and the Duke Clinical Research Institute are very different providers of clinical trial services but pharma executives give both high marks. Learn what makes them stand out.
Analysis: Technology Business Research believes NetApp's decision to eliminate approximately 7 percent of its employee base, or 900 employees, indicates that the company is working with great urgency to correct its slipping operating margin.
Erik Myers built Mystery like a tech startup, raising $50,000 on Kickstarter and another $250,000 in private seed money. He blogs, he markets well, and he's everywhere - and in that, Mystery Brewing and companies like it deserve to be in the same sentence as Triangle Startup Factory graduates, NC IDEA winners, and, you know, all those other startups from Durham that landed on a CNBC reality show. WRALTechWire Insiders get the full story.
In this latest installment of the "New Bull City" series, WRALTechWire's Jason Parker takes an inside look at a host of emerging startups that are adding additional sparks to Durham's technology surge over the past two decades.
NetApp CEO Tom Georgens said that while the restructuring will cut some jobs, it will also free up resources to redeploy elsewhere. And he said the company won't stop hiring. Another exec also says NetApp remains committed to growing its campus in RTP.
Similar practices by an assortment of companies - from Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular Internet search engine, to Forest Laboratories Inc., the maker of antidepressant drug Lexapro - are drawing increased scrutiny from regulators in the U.S. and around the world, particularly as European nations face a backlash against austerity measures.
Sometimes it's good to be small ... and even better to be micro! - Micro entity status under the America Invents Act
TechLaw: On March 19, 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office implemented a provision of the America Invents Act establishing micro entity status and providing a 75% discount to qualifying applicants for many patent and patent application fees. Are you small enough to qualify?
Microsoft, the top seller in U.S. consoles for more than two years, will face fresh competition from Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 4, scheduled for release near year-end, and Nintendo Co.'s Wii-U, introduced last November. It also must fend off a larger threat: companies including Apple, Facebook, Google Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. offering an array of entertainment services, software and products.
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook defends his company's use of offshore tax shelters before U.S. senators who castigated the most-valuable technology company for avoiding $9 billion and more in payments.
In the marketplace, they compete fiercely for market share and profits. In the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, they collaborate with equal ferocity to create the smart, clean technologies of the future. And they're paying $75,000 each for the privilege. They are the founding members of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook will face off against U.S. senators leveling accusations the iPhone maker has created a web of offshore entities to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.