October 14

Premium Lock Can't find enough cash flow in the stock market? Maybe a "triple-net lease" is your answer

Ward and Smith, P.A.   TechLaw: Are you looking for an investment that produces reasonable cash flows with relatively little active involvement? For many investors, the advantages of investing in real estate associated with a "Triple Net Lease" or "NNN lease" are appealing.

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Premium Lock North Carolina sustainable seafood featured at BioMarine kickoff

The 2015 BioMarine international conference kicked off in Wilmington Monday evening with a well-attended invite-only networking event aboard the Battleship North Carolina, moored across the Cape Fear River from downtown Wilmington. Refreshments included an array of sustainably produced North Carolina seafood products and local craft beers, as well as the ubiquitous NC barbecue and cornbread. The Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center co-hosted the event.

Caviar from Lenior, NC, among the seafood at the BioMarine reception Caviar from Lenior, NC, among the seafood at the BioMarine reception

October 14

Premium Lock Durham backing redevelopment of abandoned tobacco plant with $7.2M in incentives

Artist's rendering of the Chesterfield in downtown Durham. The Durham City Council and county commissioners approved $7.2 million in incentives to redevelop the abandoned Chesterfield abandoned tobacco plant into a space with office and retail shops and 42,000 square feet of research and development innovation space, the Raleigh News and Observer reports.

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Premium Lock Cary-based ProAxion developing a "check light for big machines"

When machines go down in a manufacturing facility, it's costly and all too often "When a machine breaks, you know when it happens," says Justin Rothwell, co-founder and CEO of ProAxion. The Cary-based company, just incorporated in September, is developing what it calls a "check engine light for big machines."

 "ProAxion Co-Founders Justin Rothwell (left) & Elliot Poger prior to first customer install" "ProAxion Co-Founders Justin Rothwell (left) & Elliot Poger prior to first customer install"

October 14

Premium Lock Ailstock named Eisenhower Fellow, will visit global research parks

Mason Ailstock, COO, RTP Foundation, named Eisenhower Fellow Mason Ailstock, COO of the Research Foundation of North Carolina, has been named a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow, one of ten selected nationally. The global research he plans to do as part of the fellowship may directly impact the future of Research Triangle Park's new development.

October 14

Premium Lock Poor security puts patient records at risk

IS Decisions Are your health records at risk? New research by software security firm IS Decisions found reasons to worry. It reports that concurrent logins, manual logoffs, password sharing and the lack of unique logins are putting patient records at risk.

October 13

Premium Lock SAS No. 2 best place to work in the world

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters   Cary-based SAS continues to rank among the best places to work in the world, according to Great Places to Work, which ranks its number 2 this year. This is the fifth year the company held one of the top two spots.

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October 13

Premium Lock SAS world's 2nd best 'Great Place to Work'

SAS building Q at sunset SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, ranks No. 2 on the latest "Best Place to Work in the U.S." as reported by Fortune magazine. SAS also was second a year ago and has made the list each year since Fortune launched the program in 1998.

October 13

Premium Lock NC Life Science Investment On A Roll

NC life science investments 2015 North Carolina has been seeing a lot of recent rewards for its long-term investment in the life sciences. The recently released CED Innovators Report shows life science companies nailed down more than $268 million in equity investment in the first half of 2015.

October 13

Premium Lock Coastal Federal Credit Union teams with American Underground

American Underground Coastal Federal Credit Union has signed on to boost the American Underground startup ecosystem by providing programming, offering insights to entrepreneurs and sponsoring a community conference room.

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Premium Lock Biogen donates RTP made meds; Sunlight matches ads to users, Symphony nabs $100M; Twitter slashing workforce

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Biogen donates hemophilia medicines made in RTP to Africa; new tool expands tracking of personal data online; Google part of $100M raise by messaging startup Symphony. Twitter is cutting jobs.

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