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2:29 p.m. Tuesday

#WTWTrends for Tuesday: Jobs, GSK, Broadband and Connected Cars Trending in the Triangle

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 on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 7:52 a.m. Tuesday

Nov. open high-tech jobs in NC at highest level in 3 years

The average number of advertised information technology jobs across North Carolina fell slightly in November from October. But look at the good news: The daily average is higher than in the same month each of the previous two years.

Tracking open IT jobs in N.C. Tracking open IT jobs in N.C.

Updated 3:41 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock What you might not have seen in American Underground report

If you caught one of the articles last week summarizing the American Underground's annual report of the state of startup as it exists within their universe, you likely got the notion that all is well for entrepreneurs here in the Triangle. If you actually read the report, a breezy, taut, and quite informative infographic covering everything from dollars raised to pizza consumed, you definitely felt better about where we're headed as a startup region. But is that the entire story? WRAL TechWire Insider columnist and entrepreneur Joe Procopio offers his own analysis exclusively for our subscribers.

An infographic breaks down AU growth An infographic breaks down AU growth

Updated 7:58 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Fast-growing AvidXchange: 'We're changing the way business is being run'

The "Help Wanted" sign is up at rapidly growing AvidXchange in Charlotte. Why? "We're changing the way business is being run, helping companies migrate from paper to electronic processing and saving them a lot of money as a result," its CEO tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview for our Insider subscribers.

AvidXchange CEO Michael Praeger AvidXchange CEO Michael Praeger

7:40 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Help wanted: Where AvidXchange is hiring right now

AvidXchange is growing fast and is hiring with hundreds of jobs to be added over the next three years. Here's a look in what areas the company is hiring right now. And you don't necessarily have to live in Charlotte.

How AvidXchange works How AvidXchange works

Updated December 11

American Underground's impact: 300+ jobs, $20M in funding flowing to startups

According to data compiled in a report, The American Underground says companies based at its locations in Durham and Raleigh created some 323 jobs and spent $674,700 at local businesses. Clients based in the Triangle also raised more than $20 million in funding.

An infographic breaks down AU growth An infographic breaks down AU growth

December 5

Is North Carolina's job market back? Yes, but 3 big challenges remain

Help wanted sign    The return of jobs in North Carolina is something to cheer about. But this achievement should not be interpreted as meaning there are no issues in the job market. There are issues, and they are centered on three areas: pay, missing rungs in the income ladder and technological unemployment.

Updated December 1

NY Post: MetLife may transfer more workers to NC

Jobs       MetLife, the world's largest life insurance company which already is adding workers in Cary and Charlotte, could be sending more employees to North Carolina from New York, according to The New York Post.

Updated November 24

Ag giant Syngenta, which has big RTP campus, to cut up to 1,800 jobs

Agrochemical giant Syngenta, which has been aggressively growing its corporate presence in Research Triangle Park, will cut as many as 1,800 jobs, its chief executive officer announced Monday.

Growing corn at Syngenta's new lab Growing corn at Syngenta's new lab

November 21

Sales tax solutions firm Avalara picks Durham for expansion

Help wanted    Avalara, a venture capital-backed company focused on providing sales tax compliance solutions, is opening a new office in Durham and expanding its Triangle headcount by some 80 jobs. A local office will be moved to Durham from Raleigh.

Updated November 14

Premium Lock More help wanted: High-tech job openings across NC surge 6%

Good news for information technology job seekers: The daily average of advertised job listings across North Carolina surged 6 percent in October to 3,780. Leading the way is a big demand for systems and engineering support.

IT Job demand grows IT Job demand grows

Updated November 13

Premium Lock Tech services firm Cognizant adding 500 jobs across North Carolina

Information Technology     Information technology services and consulting firm says it will add 500 jobs in Charlotte at a new service center by 2018. North Carolina commits some $5 million in tax incentives if job commitments are met.

Updated November 12

Premium Lock Crowdfunding allies reboot after key ally loses re-election bid

Republicans may have won on a vast scale nationally in elections last week but a local loss in the Triangle has cost backers of crowdfunding legislation in North Carolina a key ally. However, supporters of the NC JOBS Act plan to keep pushing.

Gov. Pat McCrory talks jobs at SAS Gov. Pat McCrory talks jobs at SAS

November 10

Premium Lock Quintiles, Metabolon CEOs headline CED biotech conference; diversity in emojis?; AT&T hiring in Triangle; AT&T's big buy; YouTube amends copyright

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The CEO of Quintiles along with the CEO of Metabolon headline the CED's biotech conference; Those emojis you like to use may soon come in colors; AT&T is hiring in Raleigh; AT&T making a big buy in Mexico; and YouTube amends copyright form.

Updated November 3

Premium Lock Red Hat, Lenovo among big donors to new NC development group

North Carolina's newly minted public-private partnership set up to create jobs across the state revealed its five major donors last week, among them Duke Energy and software firm Red Hat as well as Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer. In all, the group has raised $440,000 - $190,000 more than required by law authorizing the organization.

Gov. Pat McCrory, right, and Sharon Decker Gov. Pat McCrory, right, and Sharon Decker

October 28

Premium Lock CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

Updated October 28

Premium Lock Battery startup hopes to create hundreds of jobs in Concord

Jobs       A small start-up company said Monday it would create hundreds of jobs when it moves into a massive, former Philip Morris USA cigarette plant to build batteries that it says will help power companies save energy and work more efficiently.

October 22

Premium Lock 2,000 jobs to fill: Seekers, employers match up at Tech Out job fair

Big names, like Allscripts and DeutscheBank Global Technology, sat alongside up-and-comers like Ansible, growing companies like Dude Solutions and Bronto, and newcomers like Avalara. All of the companies were vying for talent ranging from developers to marketers, and everything in between. And hundreds of applicants showed up. What do employers want? And what are workers looking for? WRAL TechWire Insider Ann Revell offers an exclusive report with plenty of answers.

Bronto roars at Tech Out Triangle job fair Bronto roars at Tech Out Triangle job fair

Updated October 22

Premium Lock Massive SAS building, more jobs reflect Goodnight's enduring loyalty to home state

Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.

Updated October 21

Premium Lock Tech sector job fair features thousands of opportunities

Thousands of jobs were on offer Tuesday at the North Carolina Technology Association's job fair.

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