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Premium Lock 3M is selling manufacturing plant in Sanford

Jobs  3M is selling its Static Control business which operates a manufacturing plant in Sanford. 3M says "substantially all" of the Static Control group workers "are expected to transfer" to buyer Desco Industries. Some 175 people are employed at the Sanford plant, including contractors.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Looking for work? 'Big Top' job fair is Jan. 13; 461 positions now open

Help wanted sign    Chris Hevily, best known as co-founder of The Startup Factory accelerator in Durham, also puts on what he calls "reverse job fairs" where employees make hiring pitches to prospective workers. His next event is coming in January. Plus, his current jobs list offers 461 open positions.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock French government to ban Uber under new law on Jan. 1

Uber Uber's low-cost ride ride-hailing service will be banned in France from the start of next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they claim are its unfair business practices.

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Updated December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Fast-growing AvidXchange: 'We're changing the way business is being run'

The "Help Wanted" sign is up at rapidly growing AvidXchange in Charlotte. Why? "We're changing the way business is being run, helping companies migrate from paper to electronic processing and saving them a lot of money as a result," its CEO tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview for our Insider subscribers.

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December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Help wanted: Where AvidXchange is hiring right now

AvidXchange is growing fast and is hiring with hundreds of jobs to be added over the next three years. Here's a look in what areas the company is hiring right now. And you don't necessarily have to live in Charlotte.

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December 15, 2014

Premium Lock NC IDEA winner: EMPLOYUS, a crowdsourced talent recruiting app

ExitEvent's new logo In the latest profile of winners in NC IDEA's latest grant awards program, ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman talks with Ryan O'Donnell, co-founder of EMPLOYUS, a crowdsourced talent recruiting app.

Updated December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Your info has been hacked - now what do you do?

Cyber Security   Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin. Whether shopping, banking or going to the hospital, Americans are mostly at the mercy of companies to keep their sensitive details safe. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself against the financial, legal and emotional impact of identity theft -- and most of them are free.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Identity theft victims face months of hassle to recover

Although banks often absorb bogus charges, it's up to victims to clean up their credit histories and recover stolen funds. On top of lost time, money and emotional energy, victims face the frustration of rarely seeing anyone pay for the crimes. And the process can take months.

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Updated December 15, 2014

Premium Lock 12 Days of Broadband, Day 8: Broadband can solve global development gap

Day 8 On the eighth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we look back to March when the Broadband Commission for Digital Development called broadband infrastructure the "universal catalyst" needed today for developing countries.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock Week in review: WRAL TechWire's 61 headlines

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

December 15, 2014

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire goes mobile: New app now available

Now, the coverage you've come to expect online at WRALTechWire.com and in your morning and afternoon email, is delivered in a format designed especially for Android users. Download the app for free today in the Google Play store.

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