Posts tagged “Google”

October 29, 2007

Premium Lock The Myth about a Science Education Gap

Vivek Wadhwa Forget the conventional wisdom, folks. U.S. schools are turning out more capable science and engineering grads than the current job market can support.

Updated October 18, 2007

Premium Lock With Google a Nightmare, Motricity CEO Goes for Scale, Convergence in InfoSpace Buy

Ryan Wuerch Motricity’s $135 million plan of the mobile infrastructure business from InfoSpace announced earlier week is all about the convergence of data, voice, TV, movies and music on your mobile device, says the company’s top executive.

October 6, 2007

Premium Lock Innovation Economic Development Vs. Industrial Recruitment

Tom Vass RTP Product Pipeline: Giving away tax incentives is like a ratchet. Once a threshold is passed, the incentives keep going up, and prior lower levels are never repeated.

Updated October 1, 2007

Premium Lock 50 Years Later, a New ‘Sputnik’ Crisis: The War of Minds

Jim Goodnight in 2007 Education needs to embrace technology to keep America competitive, says SAS co-founder and CEO Jim Goodnight. The Cold War is over. The arms race is over. It’s now a mind race,' he says.

September 20, 2007

Premium Lock Google This: Search Giant to Add Second Building in Lenoir

Google to add to Lenoir server farm. Server farm site covers 220 acres. First structure for server farm is under construction.

Tags: Google, Cree
September 14, 2007

Premium Lock Who Profits From The Technological Innovation Process in the RTP?

RTP Product Development Guild RTP Product Pipeline: Given the big political advantage of the status quo economic development strategy in North Carolina, how could we create an innovation environment in the RTP that featured new product development as the economic growth engine?

September 6, 2007

Premium Lock Venture Capitalist to Congress: Tax Bill Would Hurt Economy

NVCA Core Capital partners founder says proposed legislation would limit entrepreneurial growth, cost jobs.

Updated July 10, 2007

Premium Lock $1.8 Billion and Climbing: Google Site in Lenoir Will Be Bigger Than Expected

Google will have plenty of room for its search appliances in Lenoir. Documents released following a public records request by the News-Topic show that the scope of the project could expand, bringing the company's overall investment to as much as $1.8 billion. Original commitment was for $600 million.

Tags: Google, Cree
July 10, 2007

Premium Lock The Other Side of Immigration Debate: How U.S. Benefits

Immigration debate More attention needs to be focused on qualities highly skilled immigrants bring to U.S., and how the right immigration reforms can enhance economic growth and job creation in the future.

Tags: Google, Duke
Updated July 2, 2007

Premium Lock '50 Who Matter' Media Spotlight Shines on Cree Co-Founder

Cree Co-Founder John Edmond John Edmond, who focuses on LED lighting technology, cracks ‘50 Who Matter Now’ list from Business 2.0 magazine. 'I was quite surprised,' Edmond says.

June 26, 2007

Premium Lock The Google of Video? Digitalsmiths Closes on $6M

Ben Weinberger, left, and Matthew Berry Aurora Funds, Chrysalis Ventures, individuals back play of digital video search, demographic startup. Company recently relocated to Triangle from South Carolina.

Updated June 21, 2007

Premium Lock Glamour Shot Incentives

John Locke Foundation New study raises questions about economic development incentives. New study shows local incentive deals are most often done in economically healthy communities, not the needy ones.

June 14, 2007

Premium Lock Greensboro-Based Frontline Wireless Adds Former FCC Chair to Board

Frontline Wireless Company is seeking to build nationwide wireless broadband public safety network.

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