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Cooperation and collaboration between government, academics, and private industry is the "Triple Helix" of successful cleantech projects, and the Research Triangle is "good at forging partnerships," an international expert told the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster on Wednesday. Nearly 11,000 jobs have been created and $1.3 billion invested in cleantech across the region since 2009. But RTCC chair notes: "We have a long way to go."
The U.S. Commitee on Foreign investment has approved the China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) purchase of Syngenta for $43 billion, the companies said Monday. Syngenta stock soared nearly 12 percent on the news.
Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.
Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.
Chinese officials have busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release, reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones on Sunday in Shanghai.
The Broadband Report: How true are fears that the United States is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to broadband? Not so much, according to a new study from George Mason University.
Peter Humphrey and Yingzeng Yu worked under contract for British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, which is accused in a separate case of bribing Chinese doctors and hospitals to use its products. Authorities have not indicated whether these two cases are linked as the fraud trial continues in China.
J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI in 1998. Since then, the supervisory special agent has been recognized as a foremost expert on cybercrime.
Vivek Wadhwa: There are debates about whether comprehensive immigration reform is dead because of the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the primaries. The fact is that it never had any hope.
The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.
In the fourth part of an exclusive series reporting the growing links between China and the Triangle, writer and entrepreneur Grace Ueng discusses best business practices with three Triangle executives who know the risks and challenges. The four gathered recently at an event put on by the North Carolina Chinese Business Association.
Rick Williams, who has held executive posts at Gentris and The Hamner Institutes for Heath Sciences, has a new China-focused venture. In an exclusive interview with WRALTechWire, Gentris talks about his plans and partners for BioGateway Partners.
On the third day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC Chief Technology Officer Mark Johnson discusses Internet speeds and availability in Europe as compared to when he is at home in North Carolina after traveling abroad over the summer.
- US economy grew at 2.9 percent rate in third quarter
- Novo Nordisk shares plunge after drug giant slashes growth estimates
- More changes await Twitter users as service tries to grow
- Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh
- New rules aim to help students clear loans in cases of fraud