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Posts tagged “NCSU”

Updated October 9

Premium Lock New report: 'Clean economy rising' in N.C., driven by solar

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says North Carolina "has emerged as a clean energy leader" in the southeast. The state ranks third in new renewable energy capacity, third in private investments and eighth in energy- and environment-related jobs, according to Pew, which is issuing the report Thursday at N.C. State. Driving the growth is the state's solar industry.

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Updated October 2

Premium Lock Enough with 'tastes like chicken' jokes: Durham firm is serious about feeding world

For more than 15 years, the father-son team that created technology which help turn chicken feathers into chicken feed have heard all the chicken jokes there are. You know, turning chicken droppings into ... well, whatever. But BRI International is serious about feeding the world, and a new product as well as a new distributor program just help make that dream a reality. Oh, BRI also is hiring. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive story.

September 29

Premium Lock Trending this weekend: #WTWTrends, Bash and Shellshock, NCSUvsFSU and more

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news from this past weekend as curated by @WRALTechWire.

September 22

Premium Lock First-person: I skipped law school and a publishing career to start a company

Suzanne Matthews, a correspondent for ExitEvent, writes about reaching her decision to become an entrepreneur and launch a company. "The universe said I was there to discover my dream," she writes after signing up for a class on entrepreneurship at N.C. State.

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September 11

Premium Lock Agriculture, biotech leaders to gather at NCSU for food 'summit'

AgBiotech Summit Food and agricultural experts from around the nation will join North Carolina peers at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh Nov. 18 and 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of technologies and policies affecting food production.

Updated September 2

Premium Lock NCSU opens new home for student entrepreneurship

N.C. State will cut the ribbon Tuesday for its Innovation Hall, a new residence hall at Centennial Campus. It will serve as the headquarters for student entrepreneurs.

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August 25

Premium Lock 'Cutting-edge' NCSU professor receives 'Medal of Honor' for semiconductor research

From the White House to London, NCSU professor Jayant Baliga has received multiple awards for semiconductor research. He added another on Saturday - the highest award in his field - the Medal of Honor from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Jay Baliga, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University Jay Baliga, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University

August 20

Premium Lock Inside the Inc. 5000: Raleigh-based Aseptia ranks No. 15

Aseptia, the venture capital-backed firm formerly known as Wright Foods, uses proprietary technology to produce preservative-free foods. The company came in No. 15 on the new Inc. 5000 list with three-year revenue growth of an astounding 12,427 percent. It's also creating jobs. Lots of them.

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August 11

Premium Lock SAS to sponsor data research projects in deal with NCSU

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  Cary-based SAS strikes a deal with North Carolina State University to fund computer science and data related projects. The agreement could lead to new products for SAS in the global software company's sole "master research agreement" with a university.

August 4

Premium Lock NCTA names STEM scholarship winners

NCTA Every year, NCTA honors the memory of its founding CEO, Betsy Y. Justus, by awarding a scholarship in her name. This year, the scholarship was expanded to provide two students with a $4,000 scholarship and a computer from Lenovo.

Updated July 21

Premium Lock AT&T already seeking permits for rollout of ultrafast network

Don't be surprised if you are a Triangle resident - even in Durham, a non-AT&T market in the old telco days - and you see an AT&T crew touting "Gigapower" logos on shirts or trucks in the near future. The telecommunications giant is wasting no time in rolling out a fiber-optic network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. With all six cities involved now on board, AT&T is moving fast - the old Ma Bell knows that Google could be a threat. So, too, is RST Fiber which has already targeted Wake Forest for testing. Watch out, folks, fiber is coming quickly.

AT&T touts its GigaPower    AT&T touts its GigaPower

Updated July 18

Premium Lock With cities on board, N.C. Next Generation Network is rolling toward first big deployment target

When the Town of Carrboro inked its agreement with AT&T for deployment of a fiber network, the North Carolina Next Generation Network's goal of bringing ultrafast Internet service took a huge step toward network workout. The next big date: Oct. 1 as NCNGN and partners identify where they want AT&T to provide free net access. But Google Fiber remains an option. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the details.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

July 16

Premium Lock Agile Sciences lands $1.5M NIH grant for cystic fribosis therapy

Raleigh biotechnology company Agile Sciences has landed a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to help develop its cystic fibrosis therapy derived from sea sponges.

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July 16

Premium Lock Yahoo earnings fall; N.C. Solar Center's new name; Novartis-Google 'Glass' contacts; Cree expands; Sling's new devices

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Yahoo takes a hit; N.C. Solar Center gets a new name; Novartis teams with Google for "Glass" contacts; Cree adds space; Sling's new devices.

July 3

Premium Lock NCSU: State law causing school to lose money, business

NCSU University leaders say a state law has caused them to lose out on research contracts with dozens of private companies and millions of dollars in funding that often come with them. Read more.

Updated June 26

Premium Lock Triangle startup EcoPRT shows off vision for mass transit

Startup EcoPRT is developing what founders call "the world's first entrepreneurial transportation system." WRAL TechWire Insiders can take a detailed look at Marshall Brain and Seth Hollar's vision for mass transit.

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June 23

Premium Lock You Decide: Is small the new big?

Mike Walden Dr. Michael Walden of N.C. State University says a common plot in many popular novels and movies is the "little guy" triumphing over adversity. You decide if this is becoming more of a reality in today's world.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock I-Cube sale prompted by more than money, CEO says

Raleigh software firm I-Cube cruised down the information highway with 35 percent year over year growth it fueled with profits, but "To really take things to the next level and grow faster, we needed capital investment," says David Thompson, CEO. The company sold its product lifetime management business to India-based KPIT for up to $24 million it announced today. Thompson discussed the deal in detail in an exclusive interview.

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Updated June 13

Premium Lock Durham strikes agreement with AT&T for ultrafast Internet network

AT&T looks to grow   The City of Durham has reached an agreement with AT&T to deploy an ultrafast Internet network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. AT&T is seeking to build a fiber network ahead of Google, which has listed the Triangle as one of the targets for its Google Fiber network. Raleigh has given preliminary approval.

Updated June 10

Premium Lock Winston-Salem strikes AT&T ultra-fast Internet deal; Carrboro next?

Fiber optic network                   The City of Winston-Salem is the latest municipal participant in the North Carolina Next Generation Network project to make a deal with A&T for the deployment of an ultrafast Internet and entertainment network. Carrboro could be next.

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