9:22 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Trade vs. productivity: What caused US manufacturing's decline and how to revive it

Unemployment Analysis: Automation was not the primary culprit behind manufacturing job losses, and now too little automation is depressing U.S. output and leading to stagnation in U.S. manufacturing, says a report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

8:26 a.m. yesterday

Crowdfunding, 'High Five,' Pendomonium events highlight regional entrepreneurial event calendar

Three events focusing on various aspects of entrepreneurship are taking place in he Triangle in coming weeks. These are in addition to the CED Life Science conference. Here is an overview of upcoming events as provided by Innovate Raleigh.

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Updated 7:28 a.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.

7:07 a.m. yesterday

CED Life Science presenter profile: Baebies, Inc. (+ 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 Baebies, Inc. from Durham.

Updated 6:50 a.m. yesterday

Corning to expand NC optical fiber plants, add 410 jobs

Fiber optic network                      Corning Optical Communications already employs more than 3,000 people in five North Carolina facilities, including two of the world's largest fiber manufacturing sites in Midland and Wilmington and two of the largest fiber cabling plants in Winston-Salem and Hickory.

6:50 a.m. yesterday

CED Life Science presenter profile: Adaptive Risk Systems

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 Adaptive Risk Systems.

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6:00 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Analysis: Automation, not policy, will kill H-1B visas

Immigration graphic TBR believes enterprise IT buyers -- the very large American companies using India-centric offshore services vendors -- will continue skipping over the details around their IT vendor's country of establishment and find an IT services company that can offer savings at scale, likely through automation, and can deliver on the emerging technology promises of digital transformation, regardless of substantial policy changes.

Updated 9:00 p.m. Monday

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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2:01 p.m. Monday

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. Monday

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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Updated 10:41 a.m. Monday

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.

9:59 a.m. Monday

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 9:17 a.m. Monday

'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."

7:14 a.m. Monday

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. Monday

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. Monday

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. Monday

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.

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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. Monday

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