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September 8, 2016

Premium Lock Climate exec praises Triangle for Cleantech Cluster efforts

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."

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August 22, 2016

Premium Lock Syngenta acquisition by ChemChina tops one US hurdle

Syngenta 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.

July 27, 2016

Premium Lock DDoS attacks up 83 percent in Q2

Nexusguard Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks increased 83 percent to more than 182,900 attacks in the second quarter of the year, according to Nexusguard's "Q2 2016 Threat Report."

December 18, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends: Throwback Thursday, The Interview, 12 Days, Phononic and Pozen Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle 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.

October 27, 2014

Premium Lock Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.

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Updated September 29, 2014

Premium Lock CRO Chiltern expands into Asia-Pacific with latest acquisition

Chiltern The acquisition of Pacific Clinical Research in Singapore comes after Chiltern's purchase of Ockham in July, expanding the company's operations and therapeutic depth in Asia-Pacific.

September 29, 2014

Premium Lock Ahead of release, China continues to bust smugglers of iPhone 6

Apple iPhones    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.

Updated August 25, 2014

Premium Lock Study: America leading in broadband economic costs, activity

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.

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August 8, 2014

Premium Lock Trial of British-US couple with Glaxo ties continues in China

China business    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.

August 7, 2014

Premium Lock Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

Network security   Alex Holden is looking for organized cyber criminals, and intelligence experts say he has "uncovered one of the largest caches of data ever seen."

August 7, 2014

Premium Lock Epic Games expands with new UK studio

Epic Games The independent game developer, which has its global headquarters in Cary, now has opened its latest international hub.

August 6, 2014

Premium Lock Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion passwords

Network security   Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

July 14, 2014

Premium Lock FBI cyber expert is ex-discount furniture salesman

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.

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June 30, 2014

Premium Lock World Cup breaks Super Bowl record on Twitter

World Cup Social Media Brazil's penalty shootout with Chile on Saturday generated 389,000 tweets, breaking the previous record set for a live event during this year's Super Bowl.

June 23, 2014

Premium Lock Chile teaches the world a lesson about innovation

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: There surely are lessons for regions all over the world in Start-Up Chile's success. To foster economic growth and innovation, the focus needs to be on people.

June 16, 2014

Premium Lock Cantor's loss won't kill immigration reform; it was already dead

Vivek Wadhwa 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.

May 9, 2014

Premium Lock New leadership provides growth spurt at Gentris

The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.

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Updated February 25, 2014


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.

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Updated February 24, 2014

Premium Lock Former Gentris CEO launches new venture to link U.S., China

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.

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Updated December 9, 2013

Premium Lock 12 Days of Broadband, Day 3: Comparing EU connectivity to NC connectivity

Day 3 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.

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