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Wake Tech, along with support from Wake County Economic Development and the Capital Area Workforce Development Board, plan to launch a program for "at least" 450 people to train for jobs in cybersecurity after winning a $3.9 million federal grant.
A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.
CloudGenix, an emerging player in "cloud" technology through its software-defined networking rather than traditional routers, will formally open its new Raleigh operation next week. CEO Kumar Ramachandran will be in the Triangle to discuss the company, its technology, and the new jobs it's bringing.
North Carolina's life science jobs continue to grow at more than triple the national average, pushing the total number of people employed in the sector statewide above 70,000 for the first time, according to a new report.
In our latest wrapup of Triangle headlines from other publications, catch up on reports about the new Fortune 500 and what North Carolina firms made it as well as news about Time Warner Cable, Metabolon and an investigation into H-1B visas in Charlotte.
Headlines about a new Duke University economic survey focus on how political worries are driving down optimism. But buried inside the report is good news for people wanting jobs - and those who have them, such as bigger pay raises. Another survey also forecasts growth in hiring.
North Carolina's Biotechnology Center will be touting growth in the state's life science industry this week at the BIO conference in San Francisco. Among the highlights: At least 12 new or expansion projects over the past year from companies not based in the US with stated commitments totaling well over $2 billion.
"Despite surging demand, computer science education is only just beginning to gain traction in U.S. school systems," says a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. "Policymakers should expand access to rigorous, high-quality courses in both high school and college."
If running global open source leader Red Hat wasn't taxing enough already ... CEO Jim Whitehurst continues to contemplate the many challenges facing corporations as they seek to manage ongoing digital disruption. He shares some of those thoughts in a new book.
Expansions by technology and law firms are driving job growth in Raleigh. Wake County Economic Development says seven expansions were announced in April. So far this year, Wake County says there have been 15 new and expansion announcements totaling 431 jobs and $19.5 million in investment.
A new survey from Money magazine finds that employees who learn how to use statistical analysis, data mining, data warehousing and data modeling - some of the key skills offered by Cary-based SAS - will earn pay boosts of 5 percent or more. At 6.1 percent, statistical analysis is tops for pay bumps. Other needed skills: Wrangling new tech, strategic thinking and managing the bottom line.
WalkMe's decision to locate a regional operation in Raleigh, which could lead to hundreds of jobs, is a major economic win for Raleigh, Wake County and the Triangle. In these post-HB2 days, how did the victory come about - especially without the lure of tax incentives? WRAL TechWire gets the inside story from two of the economic development execs who helped secure the Silicon Valley startup's expansion.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP Enterprise is selling its services group; Microsoft cuts jobs in mobile unit; Toyota decides to invest in Uber; and a new report says the federal government is spending billions on antiquated technology.
- Asian stocks up as worries from Britain's EU leave vote ease
- Mayne Pharma, which has big plant in Greenville, pays $652M for 37 drugs
- Lilly Pulitzer store to open in Raleigh's North Hills
- Feds urge consumers to act quickly on Ikea dresser recall
- Volkswagen settles emissions cheating for $15.3 billion