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Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
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.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is accepting applications to be a showcase company at its Tech Venture Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Raleigh Convention Center. This year, the CED is opening up its demo room to more companies - not just those pitching on stage.
Joan Siefert Rose, president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, talks with WRAL TechWire Insiders about the Innovators Report released last week which found that startups and other emerging businesses in North Carolina raised more than $400 million in capital through 2013. So what does the report say about the state's startup ecosystem going forward?
In a new report titled "The New Geography of Innovation," the Research Triangle Park receives high marks for its still-unfolding plan to remake the five-decade-old science and research park. While several cities are recognized for revitalizing urban zones as hubs of entrepreneurship and innovation, RTP is cited as the model for turning traditional office parks into an "urbanized science park."
North Carolina is now home to a one-of-a-kind children's exhibit that opened Saturday at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. Kid Grid aims to inspire the next generation of great minds through interaction and energy stimulation.
The Broadband Report: Brazil is facing a massive challenge this week as the FIFA World Cup kicks off and millions of soccer fans armed with mobile phones, smart TVs, PCs and tablets generate what many believe will be an unprecedented demand for bandwidth.
The trends that are described in the report demonstrate an "encouraging sign" for the region's entrepreneurs, says Joan Siefert Rose, CED's president.
A new report suggests we put a greater focus on the interactions between plants and microbes in the soil. Doing so, could help us meet the increasing demand for agricultural output needed to feed, clothe, fuel, and otherwise serve the demands of a growing human population, according to the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
The 15th annual lunch auction featuring billionaire businessman Warren Buffett started Sunday with a $25,000 minimum bid on eBay, and continues until 9:30 p.m. CDT Friday.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu - More than 50 stories over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRALTechWire last week.
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.
A coalition of 41 corporate and educational partners from the Triangle area focused on improving science, technology, engineering and math education will share in a $1 million prize from the US2020 organization. The winners were announced at a White House event Tuesday.
The planned Park Center off I-40 in the Research Triangle Park is its first re-development in 50 years. The first, 100-acre phase is in planning and details of when construction will begin and early retail tenants will be forthcoming in late September or early October, Research Triangle Foundation president and CEO Bob Geolas tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview
Location, location, location, used to be the economic developer's mantra. But in the Research Triangle region, it should be education, education, education. So said Charles Hayes, president and CEO of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership and other speakers at the State of the Research Triangle breakfast Thursday. They also had good news: job growth is on the upswing in the RTP.