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Premium Lock The Rocky Mount Brewmill: Crafting North Carolina's future in beer

Why the timing might just be right for a campus dedicated to beer (and the business of it) is the focus of an in-depth report from ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman, who visited the Rocky Mount Brewmill for a first-hand report.

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July 29

Premium Lock Two Raleigh power grid firms to combine: Causam acquiring Power Analytics

Power grid Causam Energy and Power Analytics Corporation, which both have offices in Raleigh, are combining in a deal disclosed Tuesday. The two firms focused on software and solutions for the utilities industry.

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Premium Lock Report: Motorola Mobility sales surging ahead of Lenovo deal close

Is Lenovo acquiring Motorola Mobility at just the right time? Technology news site The Information reports that the Google smartphone division Lenovo is hoping to acquire for $2.9 billion is in the midst of a sales boom. So is Lenovo about to strike gold again as it did when it bought IBM's PC division almost a decade ago?

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Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: We're heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water; advances in medicine will allow us to live longer and healthier lives; robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores. The catch? There won't be much work for human beings, writes former Triangle entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

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Premium Lock Software startup's not-so-nutty idea: Acorn aims to speed clinical trial recruitment

Software startup Acorn Applications is using analytics to bring efficiency to the slowest part of the drug testing process. In an exclusive story for WRAL TechWire Insiders, writer Frank Vinluan tells the Acorn story.

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Premium Lock RTCC has a plan, new advisory board for cleantech in North Carolina

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster has approved a new two-year strategic plan to accelerate the region's cleantech economy and formed a 22-member advisory council to advise and implement it.

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July 29

Premium Lock China to put GSK-hired investigators on trial Aug. 8

GSK China's web page  A Shanghai court says American and British investigators who worked for drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will stand trial Aug. 8 on charges of illegally obtaining information on Chinese citizens.

July 28

Premium Lock US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Economic growth Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

July 28

Premium Lock Zillow buying Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow The combination of companies sets stage to offer more real estate tools and services that empower consumers and drive more business for real estate professionals, according to a joint announcement released on Monday.

July 28

Premium Lock ExitEvent News: In a sea of event discovery apps, can this one get users hyped?

ExitEvent ExitEvent summer intern Sarah Headley talks with Hyperstarter co-founder Ryan Bregier on the power of event apps In this story as part of the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

July 28

Premium Lock N.C. Senate hopes to drive more rural job growth with new Job Catalyst Fund

The state Senate last week passed legislation that includes the launch of a "Job Catalyst Fund," which could be used by the N.C. Department of Commerce as a recruiting tool. No funding is specified, but the bill is geared toward large manufacturing projects that would be built in economically "distressed" counties.

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