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Three sisters who came up with a flash sale site for local artists in Durham have been working on their idea from virtual locations since December. Come May, they finally will work in the same room - but in the "world's smallest office."
In his fifth year as the top executive at Raleigh-based Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst plots a strategy for continued growth and another 150 local jobs in the wake of the Linux software firm topping $1 billion in revenues. He aims to keep the stock price high and at the same time keeping the company focused on the "changing paradigm" in computing. As for his own career, Whitehurst says "I can't imagine anything better to do."
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst and Nancy McFarlane, the new mayor of Raleigh, will talk to the media Friday about the "mutually beneficial future" of the capital city and the world's leading provider of open-source software.
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, and other North Carolina officials promote the state's successes in improving STEM education to more than 200 national leaders on Thursday.
Dr. Bob Beichner is one of this year's prestigious Harold McGraw Prize recipients for his work in the SCALE-UP project adopted by more than 100 universities nationwide and now moving into high schools.
Rich Rosen, a national leader in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education efforts, recently was named as Practice Leader for STEM Education Systems Design at the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM.
These teenagers and 20-year-olds are getting $100,000 each to chase their entrepreneurial dreams for the next two years.
The world's No. 4 PC maker says it is adding personnel to support its growing global business. Affiliated Computer Services will provide customer support.
The Public School Forum of North Carolina announced this week that former UNC president Erskine Bowles and North Carolina SMT Center president and CEO Sam Houston are this year's recipients of the Dr. Jay Robinson Leadership Awards.
Leading talent management provider for the service industry seizes new opportunities to accelerate growth and fuel active product pipeline with second round funding led by Noro-Moseley Partners.
The main reason for the anxiety: Revenue in the division that includes Microsoft's foundation, the Windows operating system, declined from the same time last year for the second-straight quarter. The slide stems from consumers buying fewer personal computers that run the company's software.
In his own words: Jim Whitehurst provides a glowing report about the Linux software developer and services provider's performance in a quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.