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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Cisco's $1B cloud play; NCTA 'State of Technology' event; Nokia-Microsoft; BlackBerry real estate sale
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alcatel mulls sale; McCrory at NCTA; Compuware board; SciQuest conference; Novartis-Japan probe; Sanofi $700M drug buy; Red Hat-backed case to high court
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.
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.