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Expansions by technology and law firms are driving job growth in Raleigh. Wake County Economic Development says seven expansions were announced in April. So far this year, Wake County says there have been 15 new and expansion announcements totaling 431 jobs and $19.5 million in investment.
WalkMe's decision to locate a regional operation in Raleigh, which could lead to hundreds of jobs, is a major economic win for Raleigh, Wake County and the Triangle. In these post-HB2 days, how did the victory come about - especially without the lure of tax incentives? WRAL TechWire gets the inside story from two of the economic development execs who helped secure the Silicon Valley startup's expansion.
Genohm, a European-based bioinformatics firm, is expanding to Durham. And the company is hiring. It's based at The American Underground.
Honda Aero on Tuesday broke ground for a major expansion of its jet engine manufacturing capabilities in Burlington.
RTP headlines: LexisNexis adding 150 jobs; Apple fights Valencell; startup Luxury Shoe Club kicks off
In today's wrapup of Triangle headlines: LexisNexis is adding jobs at its offices in Raleigh; Apple files a counterclaim against Valencell in patent dispute; and startup Luxury Shoe Club prepares for kickoff.
Twitter turns troubled 10; SCOTUS to hear Apple-Samsung case; Google boots Cuba Internet; FDA OKs anthrax drug; PayPal's 400 NC jobs
In this afternoon's tech and life science news roundup: Twitter searches for answers to growth as it turns 10; the Supreme Court will hear the Apple-Samsung patent fight; Google boosting Internet in Cuba; the FDA approves an anthrax drug; and PayPal is coming to Charlotte.
Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, a 4-year-old Princeton, N.J., company developing drugs with specialized delivery technologies to improve treatments for mental illness, pain and addiction, plans to invest nearly $20 million over five years to establish a manufacturing and R&D hub in Durham County that will create 52 new jobs.
Almac Group, a global CRO based in Northern Ireland, has opened a new development facility for companion diagnostics in Durham. And the company will be adding jobs.
A new research study from the Pew Research Center that charts public predictions on the future of workforce automation was released today. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expect that robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans.
If you thought the economy has been turbulent in recent months, then fasten your seat belts. And if you are looking for a job, your chances of being hired are falling. In a new survey, hundreds of business executives turn even more bearish in their attitudes about expectations over the coming year.
The City of Raleigh ranks No. 5 among major metro areas in the U.S. in a new report ranking which cities are best for careers and where people might relocate in order to advance their careers.
North Carolina, the nation's ninth largest state, meets or tops that rank in six of 22 statistical categories for technology, according to a report from the North Carolina Technology Association. But there is plenty of room for improvement since in 10 categories the state ranks 21st or lower.
Automation threatens more than 700,00 jobs in North Carolina spread across 39 job categories, according to a recent NCSU study. Additional analysis shows that another 1 million jobs are threatened by off-shoring. To help document the threats posed, the Institute for Emerging Issues releases a new suite of tools called the "Future Work Disruption Index."
Four-in-10 of you working in Raleigh right now could lose your job to a robot. Yet a new study says Raleigh is well positioned as a job market where the rapidly approaching tsunami of robotic workers as replacements for humans sweeps worldwide compared to others. And Greensboro is among the most vulnerable. So what are cities supposed to do? Th e study's authors recommend ideas. It's time for "battle speed" to deal with the challenges of "Meet Robbie, my replacement."