Updated 12:35 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Mobile respiratory health startup lands $80K, wants more

Vigor Medical Systems, a Triangle startup developing mobile respiratory health technology, is aiming to raise $500,000. And investors have so far kicked in $80,000.

A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease

11:29 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Renaissance Computing Institute lands $6M in contracts, to build web-based health platform

RENCI The Renaissance Computing Institute in Chapel Hill has landed two contracts for projects totaling just under $6 million and also says it is helping to build a new web-based health platform.

9:36 a.m. Thursday

What does it take to build a national big data superhighway?

Mark Johnson MCNC Chief Technology Strategist Mark Johnson discusses the future of big data and the technology infrastructure needed to support modern science, offering key takeaways from the first National Research Platform (NRP) Workshop held this month in Montana.

8:38 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Cisco's CEO: 'Hair pinning' security won't work in new threat environment

Chuck Robbins In the wake of ongoing cyberattacks, highlighted recently by ransomware assaults, companies are being forced to pay more attention than ever - in dollars and intellectual capital - to fight back. Cisco sees an opportunity, stepping up its security offerings. And CEO Chuck Robbins warns that centralized solutions won't work in the days of IoT and cloud.

Updated 8:04 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock More than 50 NC tech, life science firms crack Inc 5000 list

Inc. Some 50 privately held emerging entrepreneurial companies and other established firms focusing on tech, life sciences and related services have cracked the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held firms. Many of them are based in the Triangle.

Updated 7:59 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Adwerx, nCino, NetSertive, others disclose financial strength through Inc. list

Looking for cash? Privately held companies, especially startups, are extremely reluctant to disclose financial information to anyone other than investors. But the annual Inc. 5000 list draws some data into the media spotlight, and this year several N.C. firms disclose remarkable revenue growth. No wonder some of them have landed major investment deals.

7:24 a.m. Thursday

Former owner KKR sells big stake in PRA Health; PRA's CEO sells 400K shares

PRA Health Sciences The former owner of PRA Health Sciences has sold a big stake in the company, and the CEO of PRA makes news of his own by selling 400,000 shares in the company he runs.

6:49 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Financials reflect ongoing transition challenges (+ video)

Cisco's ongoing portfolio transition efforts support the recapture of growth in 2018 as clients increasingly seek next generation network solutions, says Technology Business Research Analyst Michael Soper.

6:37 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Flash! Investments in new capabilities paying off at NetApp (+ video)

Led by investments in the emerging flash memory technology market, NetApp reports strong growth in quarterly earnings. Technology Business Research analyst Stephanie Long reports.

2:15 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Verizon will build first responder network to compete with AT&T FirstNet

The Broadband Report       AT&T recently won a multi-billion dollar contract to build FirstNet, a network for first responders, but Verizon isn't conceding the market. The communications provider said Wednesday it would build its own network for emergency service providers.

Updated 12:57 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock WeWork to open 81K square feet coworking space in Raleigh

Fast-growing WeWork confirms that it will open a coworking space operation in Raleigh. Plus: A list of amenities WeWork offers.

A WeWork photo touts the move toward shared office space A WeWork photo touts the move toward shared office space

Updated 12:45 p.m. Wednesday

Raleigh rises to No. 4, Durham tumbles in best cities for tech workers survey

North Carolina's capital city, which didn't even make the top 25 in a 2014 study and was No. 25 just two years ago, is now the nation's No. 4 best city for tech workers, according to a new study. Durham, meanwhile, fell to No. 37 from No. 2.

Top 10 tech cities Top 10 tech cities

9:28 a.m. Wednesday

How a lack of business coverage is hurting our state

News coverage  Guest opinion: The decline of business news coverage in the main media outlets in the state is harming the economy. A lack of objective news and information about what's going on at businesses, particularly small, entrepreneurial companies that dominate the state, means that investors, consumers and executives often don't know what's going on.

9:07 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock The ascent of AI: What this means for IBM, other IT vendors

Artificial intelligence In the second of a two-part report, Technology Business research Analyst Jennifer Hamel examines what the ascent of artificial intelligence means to information technology providers like IBM - software, hardware and services.

Updated 8:57 a.m. Wednesday

Battling for $$$: Explaining the Amazon vs. retail battle

E-Commerce It's no secret that Amazon is revolutionizing retail. But what does that mean for shoppers and traditional stores?

Updated 6:10 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Wilmington's nCino plans global expansion with $17.85M in new capital

nCino, the fast-growing Wilmington startup focusing on taking the bank industry to the "cloud," is gearing up for further global expansion and more hiring after raising a new round of venture capital.

nCino's London bash nCino's London bash

6:05 a.m. Wednesday

Billionaire Perelman purchases another 50,000 shares of High Point-based VTV Therapeutics

VTV ​Billionaire Ronald Perelman has bought another 50,000 shares this week of High Point, North Carolina-based VTV Therapeutics Inc., according to a filing Tuesday from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

6:00 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Durham oncology firm CivaTech lands $916,000 (+ video)

CivaTech Oncology, which is utilizing proprietary technology to develop improvements in radiation treatment, has raised another round of financing.

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