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Slight drops in the estimated fortunes of Jim Goodnight and John Sall - the co-founders of software giant SAS - sent them both lower in the annual Forbes Billionaires list. However, the duo is still worth more than $11 billion, the magazine says.
The latest "Bloomberg Billionaires Index" reports that Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, has another great year for investments in 2013. However, he falls four spots in rank as his personal gains fall below the pace of many others on the world's financial elite list.
The Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program finished its fourth cohort and welcomed 20 new CeCTOs and 11 Leaders of the 21st Century last week in Chapel Hill.
A recent downturn in the fortune of Jim Goodnight, who owns a majority interest in Cary-based SAS, sends him down 11 spots to 58th on the latest Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans.
Entrepreneur Chris Evans turns to low-cost tablet computers to bring technology to underserved Raleigh students. Read more about the effort.
MCNC's chief executive testified before a House subcommittee last week in Washington focused on the federally-backed Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. This story shares his experience.
Geomagic, an international developer of 3D technology, has been formally acquired by longtime business partner 3D Systems for $55 million in cash, an SEC filing discloses.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: Robert Ingram was awarded CED's annual Life Science Award on Thursday. The award was presented to Ingram by former Gov. Jim Hunt, who said Ingram has done more than any business leader to build the life science industry in North Carolina and beyond.
12 Days of Broadband, Day 7: Blair Levin is one of the premier communications strategists in the country who led in the creation of the National Broadband Plan and now serves as executive director of Gig.U. His remarks this summer during an exclusive interview remain of great value to the networking community in the Triangle, which is why it was chosen to represent the seventh day of this year's 12 Days of Broadband.
Appearing as an invited guest - and friend - at Lenovo's expansion announcement on Tuesday, the co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS praises North Carolina and his country as places to build and grow a business.
The co-founder and chief executive officer of Cary-based SAS climbs past Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose net worth has fallen along with the price of Facebook stock.
The Broadband Report: Blair Levin is one of the premier communications strategists in the country who led in the creation of the National Broadband Plan. He now serves as executive director of Gig.U, a next-gen network that many believe could lead to next-gen opportunities in RTP.
EdLeader21 CEO and author Ken Kay has been a leading voice for 21st century education in the United States for the past decade. He will be in Chapel Hill this week speaking during the Global Schools Network Leadership Conference.
Jim Goodnight, co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS, tells Reuters that he rebuffed an IBM offer to buy the company.
Only 26 tech companies out of hundreds of applicants nationwide were selected to present at the exclusive event later this month in the nation's capital. Windsor Circle was the only one selected from RTP.