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BASF is slashing the size of its plant biotechnology unit in half, and more layoffs than expected earlier will hit the BASF operation in Research Triangle Park.
Genohm, a European-based bioinformatics firm, is expanding to Durham. And the company is hiring. It's based at The American Underground.
The Triangle's high-tech and startup communities have been among the most outspoken critics of "HB2," and the Greater Raleigh of Chamber of Commerce weighed in on the battle Tuesday. Its CEO called for "immediate repeal" of the bill, pointing out that a tech company had pulled a possible 1,000 job expansion.
Argos Therapeutics, which is the midst of a crucial Phase 3 clinical trial, says it is cutting 13 percent of its work force to help cut costs. The company also says its chief operating officer is stepping down.
Analysis: Intel is turning from one legacy - a performance relying on chips for PCs - to a new one focusing on "cloud," mobile devices, 3D and other opportunities. As PC sales tumble, Intel is rebooting, and look for the tech giant to stabilize by mid-2017, says Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.
Honda Aero on Tuesday broke ground for a major expansion of its jet engine manufacturing capabilities in Burlington.
Changes at the CEO level are being made at the highest rate in 16 years, but fewer women are taking the top executive's chair and more companies are hiring outsiders to run the shop, says a new survey from PwC's Strategy&.
The debate over North Carolina's controversial HB2 includes businesses from large to small whose CEOs are protesting its passage through public statements to delaying economic development and moving events elsewhere. And new research from Duke University finds that companies can benefit financially by being activists on issues such as gender equality as well as the environment.
The bulls - not bears - are dominate among startup CEOs, according to a first of its kind survey conducted by Triangle investment firm Bull City Venture Partners. In an exclusive, partner Jason Caplain talks about the findings - and what they mean.
In a Q&A, Bull City Venture Partners' Jason Caplain talks about the findings of the firm's first public survey of tech startup and emerging firm CEOs. In a word, they are positive. Well, make that very positive.
Red Hat just last year cracked $2 billion in revenue for the first time - a strong growth rate of 15 percent. But CEO Jim Whitehurst is far from satisfied. he wants $5 billion in five years - and he says the Hatters will have to double the size of their work force to get there.
Startup executives and employees who are outspoken in their opposition to the recently passed Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act ramped up their efforts Monday with the launching of a website filled with anti-HB2 comments.
If North Carolina's governor and General Assembly reverse course on the controversial HB2 law, technology firms from small to large will have had a role in that political concession. If they choose not to, then just as a year ago when a so-called religious freedom bill was discussed, the politicos certainly are more aware now of how big a voice that some leaders in the tech industry can generate in opposition.
Duke Energy is investing nearly $1.4 million to jumpstart job readiness through grants to 26 education and nonprofit organizations focused on developing a highly qualified workforce and connecting job seekers with North Carolina employers. Many of the recipients are Triangle organizations. Many also address STEM education.
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Raleigh-based Red Hat, and Google, which has a major presence in North Carolina, join a growing number of businesses who are protesting the passage of the N.C. Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act.
RTI International, one of the oldest and most prestigious among Research Triangle Park-based companies, is the No. 6 firm on the second annual Forbes magazine list of America's Best Employers for mid-sized companies.
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- Despite economic losses, NC Chamber stays mum on HB2
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