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Posts tagged “NCTA”

Updated July 15

Premium Lock NCTA renames its '21 Awards,' to honor winners with 'Beacon'

North Carolina's "Academy Awards" program for technology is getting a new name from the North Carolina Technology Association. A wide variety of individuals and companies will receive "Beacon" honors as "21 Awards" disappears.

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July 11

NC tech jobs market continues month to month growth

While average daily tech job openings in June were up more than 21 percent over May, the figures were actually down compared to previous years. Read more about the report.

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Updated June 30

Premium Lock NCTA launches 'NC Tech Talk' Internet radio program

NC Tech Talk The North Carolina Technology Association launches internet radio show today (Monday) in an effort to deliver more relevant content to its membership and the technology business community.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock IT job openings in NC rise again, continuing monthly trend

The IT job market in North Carolina continued the modest expansion its seen incrementally since the beginning of the year in May, with job openings up 4.8 percent more than in April, according to the new IT Jobs Trend report from N.C. Technology Association and SkillProof. While this mirrors the national trend of increasing IT job openings nationwide this year after declining every month during the second half of 2013, only employers in the defense industry has a slightly more pronounced increase in average daily job openings.

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Tags: NCTA, New jobs
Updated May 29

Premium Lock NCTA steps up support for 'patent troll' legislation

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly area hearing an increasing crescendo of support from key members of the state's technology industry to act on "patent troll" legislation. Helping organize those efforts is the North Carolina Technology Association.

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Updated May 16

Premium Lock Good news for IT job seekers: NC openings grow 2.6% in April

More information technology jobs were available in April - and that's no joke. The new IT Job Trends report from the North Carolina Technology Association shows that the daily advertised average of IT jobs increased 2.6 percent. Says the report: "Labor demand bottom out earlier this year."

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Updated May 2

Premium Lock High-tech shares stage at Moogfest - execs explain why

Moogfest is an annual arts and music festival but last week the North Carolina Technology Association teamed up with member Moog Music to add some high-tech to the show. Called "Synthesis," the showcase included SAS and other firms. NCTA's Marc Montoro reports on what happened an Synthesis and why the tech firms chose to participate.

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April 9

Premium Lock IBM exec to keynote May NCTA event

The North Carolina Technology Association released a second wave of speakers this week for the organization's upcoming State of Technology conference in Durham on May 16.

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Updated March 29

Premium Lock Want to have lunch with a CEO? Bid now through NCTA

NCTA Thirteen CEOs are up for auction as a part of NCTA's 2014 Online CEO Auction with proceeds to help support organizational programing as well as the Betsy Justus Scholarship Fund.

Updated March 29

Premium Lock NCTA picks CommScope founder for achievement honor

NCTA 21 2013 Frank Drendel, founder and chairman of CommScope, and N.C. Representative Jason Saine will receive two of the top three individual awards from the North Carolina Technology Association at its annual 21 Awards program next month.

March 24

Premium Lock Cisco's $1B cloud play; NCTA 'State of Technology' event; Nokia-Microsoft; BlackBerry real estate sale

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup: NCTA names NFL mobile exec as keynote for State of Technology conference; Cisco's $1B "cloud" play targets Amazon; Nokia-Microsoft deal on hold; and BlackBerry is selling much of its Canadian real estate.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock NCTA names winning bidders in 2014 CEO Auction

NCTA The bidding closed Friday afternoon and the winners for the 2014 CEO Auction through the North Carolina Technology Association have been announced.

March 18

Premium Lock NCTA pitches Startup Showcase for mobile companies

NCTA The North Carolina Technology Association's State of Technology event in May now has a new segment targeting mobile technology companies looking to pitch many of the technology movers and shakers in the state.

Updated February 14

Premium Lock High-tech job openings in North Carolina hit two-year low

The daily average of advertised information technology jobs in North Carolina dipped to a two-year low in January - 3,000. That's the grim news from the latest North Carolina IT Job Trends report.

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January 15

Premium Lock NC high-tech job openings stabilize in December

Jobs    The daily average of advertised information technology jobs across North Carolina remained unchanged from November, thus ending a five consecutive month decline. However, openings remain below those listed in December 2012 and 2011.

January 13

Premium Lock Alcatel mulls sale; McCrory at NCTA; Compuware board; SciQuest conference; Novartis-Japan probe; Sanofi $700M drug buy; Red Hat-backed case to high court

Bulldog In our Bulldog blog's tech and life science news update: Alcatel-Lucent considers hardware sale; N.C. governor to address NCTA event; Compuware shakes up its board to avoid proxy fight; SciQuest sets annual conference with hockey hero Mike Eruzione as a speaker; Novartis faces inquiry over drug in Japan; Sanofi pays $700M for drug; Red Hat-backed patent case appeal to be heard by the Supreme Court.

Updated January 3

Premium Lock Former NCTA president, Special Forces vet team up for new defense-focused venture

Joan Myers and her partner Randall Williams, a veteran who recently left U.S. Special Operations Command, teamed up to form Strategic Link Partners. The two are targeting technology needs for the U.S. defense and intelligence establishment. On Thursday they announced their first acquisition: Raleigh-based DigaForce, a social media intelligence firm. Are they scared in launching a new business? Not hardly. WRALTechWire Insiders can access the full, exclusive story.

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Updated December 13, 2013

Premium Lock 'Let's talk tech jobs:' What's really happening in IT hiring?

A new report this week about high-tech hiring in North Carolina concludes that there are fewer openings than in the same month for 2012 and 2011. But are there really more jobs available than those advertised? In a new series launching today for our Insider members, WRALTechWire will be taking an in-depth look at the IT job market.

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