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RTP-based medical device firm TransEnterix pulled off its $50 million stock offering and moved its shares to a different exchange on Tuesday. The company expects to net $46 million from the transaction.
For the second year, Paradoxos attracted more than 1,000 people to participate in more than twenty established cultural events in the heart of downtown Durham. Organizers were targeting more than 2,000 people across the twenty events, and seem to have missed that mark by quite a bit. So what happens next?
The Drudge Report almost daily links to reports about how those wearable computers known as Google Glass are being abused - from invasions of privacy to just plain old obnoxious uses. And as Glass becomes widely available today for $1,500, a consumer group unveils a Top 10 list of reasons why not to be a "Glasshole."
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.
Tatiana Birgisson, founder of Mati Energy and a speaker at Paradoxos, had a lot to say about the power of grassroots influence. Sarah Bill shares the story as part of the news partnership between WRALTechWire and ExitEvent.
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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 second Paradoxos festival in the Bull City aims to "take over downtown" in an event that celebrates all things tech and culture. After a jobs fair and the launching of a mural, today's schedule includes a "Build-a-Thon" and a talent show featuring teams from tech companies.
The second annual Paradoxos festival this week in Durham offers a variety of reasons - or excuses - ti break away from work for some entertainment and education. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman offers a preview.
Renowned physician Dr. Russell Greenfield - a regular contributor to The Dr. Oz Show and an author - has been named the new medical director for PurThread in North Carolina.
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.
Mother and son entrepreneurs have started a social site aimed at providing a secure place for people over age 50 to tell their stories the way they want them told. WRALTechWire Insider Allan Maurer reports the details in this exclusive interview.
Vivek Wadhwa: For decades, the best and brightest minds from American business schools were attracted to Wall Street. But at least since the financial crisis, high-tech companies have become an increasingly appealing destination. In this spirited debate, two heavyweight thinkers argue over the respective merits of these two diverse career paths.
The Webby game is on again at The Escapist. The Durham-based news and entertainment web site that is the self-proclaimed "mouthpiece for the gaming generation, is gunning for a fourth Webby Award. Founder and General Manager Alexander Macris is one excited exec - and he shares with WRALTechWire the five reasons why he believes the site could be giving another five-word acceptance speech - but "funner" this time.
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.
MaxPoint, which has developed proprietary technology to help advertisers target customers down to neighborhoods, has zeroed in on London as the site for a new European headquarters.
The Durham drug-development company was expected to go public last week, but those plans were delayed. Now, two Wall Street news sites offer different possibilities for the IPO.