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The Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville was close to its max capacity of 500 audience members, and it's safe to say that most attendees had never been to a music and arts festival that started with a discussion centered on economic development. The audience, made up mostly of festival goers, showed the most enthusiasm around ideas that made North Carolina stronger as a whole. Julie Terry of the Research Triangle Foundation provides the details.
MCNC, the operator of the statewide North Carolina Research and Education Network, is adding capabilities to its own fiber and data infrastructure in a deal with Durham-based Sentinel Data Centers.
The annual Moog Fest music and arts festival is expanding to include an eclectic lineup of speakers. Kicking off the festival next Thursday is a panel about 'Wiring Silicon Mountain: Nurturing Innovation Through Technology in Western North Carolina.' Joining Geolas on stage will be: Gov. Pat McCrory, the CEO of Moog Music, Mike Adams, Asheville Mayor Esther Mannheimer, Casey Steinbacher, President and CEO of the Durham Chamber of Commerce, Professor Mike Walden of NC State and Hickory Mayor Rudy White. And the agenda of events hardly stops there.
Clean energy investments have attracted billions of dollars and created thousands of jobs in recent years throughout North Carolina, according to a new study released on Monday.
Broadband discussions were plentiful at national events held last week in Denver and Austin. MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso talks about his travels and how the country's future relies on gigabit infrastructure.
The second day of the second annual Paradoxos festival in Durham focuses on events for kids, the launching of a crowdsourced wall mural, a somewhat zany talent show - and more. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker reports.
The Research Triangle Regional Partnership will host the 11th annual "State of the Region" event on May 22 at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham. Registration for this year's event opens Monday.
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.
More than 400 investors, entrepreneurs and private equity professionals gather for the Association for Corporate Growth's annual Capital Conference at which "Made in the Triangle" is the theme. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker has the inside story.
More than 50 of the most dynamic, high-growth companies in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic will converge at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta next month for extensive executive and investor networking and quality content.
The East Coast's largest gathering of video game professionals is coming to Raleigh later this month with the final day for regular pass registration approaching on April 8.
The Broadband Report: Internet2 will launch a university-based initiative in conjunction with Innova UEV Inc. this week in Denver to provide four unique data-gathering electric vehicles to campuses across the country.
The Broadband Report: The Broadband Commission for Digital Development said last week that access to broadband could be the universal catalyst that lifts developing countries out of poverty and puts access to health care, education and basic social services within the reach of all.
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.
The Startup Blog: Paradoxos Festival in Durham will include a "BIG Ten Talent Show" if the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, NC IDEA and The Startup Factory can find entrepreneurs willing to risk ridicule while generating some laughs. Are you game?