Here’s the latest in local technology briefs:

• NY firm plans new data centers in Charlotte, Atlanta. Read more details here.

• SAS aims to help higher education institutions improve degree tracking, offer warnings. Read more details here.

• An executive at RTI International is the co-editor of a new book about drug addiction prevention efforts. Read more details here.

• Florida firm flattens 16-acre site for western NC solar farm. Read more details here.

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