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Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.
HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, has received the 2015 Governor's NCWorks Award of Distinction as an "Outstanding Employer" in the state of North Carolina, an honor given to just one company a year.
Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition that gives young leaders a voice on fiscal issues, begins its fourth year this week. The expanding non-partisan program includes student teams from 73 colleges and universities in 28 states across the country including three in North Carolina.
Cambridge-based Biogen will slash 130 jobs in its RTP facilities as part of a global workforce reduction affecting about 800 employees. The company says the move will save approximately $250 million a year it plans to invest in drug research. Biogen stock soared 7 percent following the announcement and the company's earnings report, which beat analysts forecasts.
The Durham City Council and county commissioners approved $7.2 million in incentives to redevelop the abandoned Chesterfield abandoned tobacco plant into a space with office and retail shops and 42,000 square feet of research and development innovation space, the Raleigh News and Observer reports.
SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, ranks No. 2 on the latest "Best Place to Work in the U.S." as reported by Fortune magazine. SAS also was second a year ago and has made the list each year since Fortune launched the program in 1998.
Fulltime and permanent hiring is projected to be the most robust since 2006 in the fourth quarter, according to CareerBuilder's latest forecast. It reports that 34 percent of U.S. employers plan to hire fulltime staff and nearly the same percentage, 33 percent, plan on hiring seasonal staff.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Job fair today at NC State's McKimmon Center; Facebook building third $200M data center in NC; Cisco opening RTP healthcenter for employees, NC on shortlist for GE HQ?
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), along with community partners, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Work in the Triangle, will host the next COME TECH OUT the Triangle Job Fair on October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am - 1:00pm at NC State's McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. Two dozen employers have thousands of positions open. The Job Fair is free to attend for job seekers.
As North Carolina cuts back on supporting solar energy in its latest budget, the state becomes the fourth to pass 1 gigawatt of power generated by solar energy, according to a report from the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.
Deutsche Bank will add another 250 jobs at its Cary Technology Center with a Jobs Development Incentive from the state worth up to $3.38 million over 12 years if the company meets hiring goals, the North Carolina Commerce Department Secretary John Skvarla and Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday.
The North Carolina state Senate unanimously approved more funds for economic development Monday and a final Senate and House vote on the NC Competes legislation are expected today. The bill restores Jobs Development Investment Grant (JDIG) funding exhausted last fall.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: NC economic development package passes; 3 NC universities on most innovative list; Quintiles plans for Alzheimer's Day Monday; health IT startup to expand.