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Another life science services firm in the Triangle, PRA International, may follow in the footsteps of a bigger rival - Quintiles - by offering stock in order to raise capital. Just two years ago, PRA was at the center of takeover rumors in the range of $1 billion.
"Triangulate will help us better organize the entrepreneurial network," says Joan Siefert Rose, president of the CED. "It helps us find each other, and it also helps people outside of the region look at the Triangle."
Built around 30 climate-controlled "environments" contained in all-glass greenhouses, the new 136,000 square foot facility had been under construction for nearly two years.
Digital technology has made it easier than ever to take and share photographs. Now Raleigh venture SnappforGood aims to turn those pictures into fundraising opportunities for nonprofits and social causes.
New SAS software cuts "big data" analysis from days, even hours, down to seconds. Learn why SAS sees big opportunity in the health care space.
Fresh off an IPO that produced $1 billion for investors and the company, Quintiles on Wednesday announced a drug development deal in which it will work with Germany-based Merck Serono. But this contract is much different from others in which Quintiles shared some of the financial risk for new drug development. WRALTechWire Insiders get the story beyond the press release.
The wizards of technology smart at the world's No. 2 PC manufacturer came up with the idea of a touch-screen PC big enough for a family or design team to enjoy at the same time. Now, some designers show how a PC can be a piece of art, too.
Quintiles completes its IPO selling 27.2 million shares, including the overallotment sold by investors who took stakes in Quintiles when it was private. Read just how much they stand to gain from the additional sale.
From a tobacco town to a city of medicine to a technology hub - that's the saga of Durham. Beginning next week, WRALTechWire will launch a multi-day, in-depth report titled "The New Bull City" that will tell the stories behind Durham's rebirth and what's coming next.
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Wake County Economic Development and Work in the Triangle launch a social media campaign in the latest evolution of its talent recruitment efforts for the region.
The Q5 device, a producted targeted for emerging markets, will be available this summer. It is the firm's third smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 system. Research firm Ovum says the phone could be a major boost for BlackBerry. And BlackBerry's CEO says the company has "reached solid ground."
Cemrpa is a long way yet from proving its new antibiotic compound will be an effective, FDA-approved drug, but the compound has already delivered the company a $10 million payday with millions more possibly to come. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.