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Posts tagged “Economic development”

Updated November 21

Obama's immigration moves don't satisfy tech sector, entrepreneurs

Immigration President Obama's changes in immigration don't go far enough to satisfy the high-tech sector, which has been demanding more visas. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists had sought broader changes as well.

November 21

#WTWTrends: Follow Friday, Smart Cities, Aereo, NC Birthday, Christmas Parade 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 Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated November 21

Forbes: Wilmington, Raleigh, Asheville, Durham-CH are 'smart' cities

Forbes Forbes' "America's Smartest Cities" report shows North Carolina has plenty of "smarts" outside of the Capital City. While Raleigh ranks No. 7 among the 51 largest cities, Wilmington actually scores better nationally at No. 5 overall among 380 metro areas. Asheville and Durham-Chapel Hill also crack the top 15.

November 18

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: #AGBioSummit and GMO, Uber, COCG 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 Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

November 18

Ride-sharing, home-rental services on NC lawmakers' radar

"The sharing economy" is an emerging a market segment that is posing big questions for N.C. lawmakers as participants are frequently falling through cracks in tax, insurance and health and safety laws.

A screen shot from Uber shows fare estimate A screen shot from Uber shows fare estimate

November 17

Immigration reform may finally have a chance in U.S.

Immigration Analysis: It's time for the political quagmire and stalemate to give way to compromise and good governance. Immigration reform surely cannot wait. President Obama should turn his party's Senate defeat into a victory for America, writes former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

November 17

FCC's rural broadband experiments draw national attention

The Broadband Report      The Broadband Report: The FCC's experiment on exploring how to expand robust broadband in rural America in the most cost-effective way has attracted nearly $885 million worth of projects across the country.

November 17

Looking back: 64 WRAL TechWire headlines in review

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with nearly 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated November 14

More help wanted: High-tech job openings across NC surge 6%

Good news for information technology job seekers: The daily average of advertised job listings across North Carolina surged 6 percent in October to 3,780. Leading the way is a big demand for systems and engineering support.

IT Job demand grows IT Job demand grows

November 13

NC's Economic Development Partnership names 17 to board

Gov. Pat McCrory, right, and Sharon Decker Charlotte business executive is the chair and 16 other men and women from across the state will sit on the newly formed board of directors which will oversee the recently formed N.C. Economic Development Partnership.

Updated November 13

Tech services firm Cognizant adding 500 jobs across North Carolina

Information Technology     Information technology services and consulting firm says it will add 500 jobs in Charlotte at a new service center by 2018. North Carolina commits some $5 million in tax incentives if job commitments are met.

Updated November 12

Crowdfunding allies reboot after key ally loses re-election bid

Republicans may have won on a vast scale nationally in elections last week but a local loss in the Triangle has cost backers of crowdfunding legislation in North Carolina a key ally. However, supporters of the NC JOBS Act plan to keep pushing.

Gov. Pat McCrory talks jobs at SAS Gov. Pat McCrory talks jobs at SAS

November 12

Resolving your property zoning problems

Ward and Smith, P.A.  TechLaw: What do you do when you've found the perfect location for your business or project, but you discover that it's not properly zoned for what you want to do or your use of the property is limited by local zoning ordinances?

November 12

New visas ease US-China business travel; IBMer among first to receive one

China business    Good news for Triangle business executives traveling to China: It's getting easier. On Wednesday, an IBM employee in China was among 11 people given the first-ever U.S. visas to let Chinese citizens travel back and forth to the United States for up to 10 years. In a new agreement, announced this week during the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Beijing will issue similar visas to Americans looking to make repeated trips to China.

November 11

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Veteran's Day, Flags, #ISUM14, Forbes, Woz and Spiffy 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 Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

November 10

Farming, manufacturing remain essential to NC's economy

Mike Walden Only 11 percent of workers in North Carolina now leave home for the factory. And just 1 percent of workers now say farming is their primary occupation. Does this mean we no longer raise crops and livestock or manufacture products? Absolutely not: Farming and manufacturing are still very important to the North Carolina economy.

November 10

Week in review: Your WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with nearly 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

November 6

North Carolina launches major agbio marketing push

North Carolina's Biotechnology Center teams with the state's departments of Commerce and Agriculture in launching "AgBio[spehere]," a program to bring more attention to a growing agriculture biotechnology sector.

Launching AgBio[sphere] Launching AgBio[sphere]

Updated November 5

MCNC names Commerce executive as its new CEO

Jean Davis, a senior executive at the North Carolina Department of Commerce, is the new chief executive officer at MCNC. She will take over the organization that operates the statewide North Carolina Research and Education Network on Nov. 17.

Jean Davis  Jean Davis

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