RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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Red Hat disclosed what they call the “bash bug” on Wednesday, sparking a fury of Twitter activity throughout the Triangle and elsewhere. Pharmaceutical maker Novartis celebrated the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s licensing and first shipments of a new flu vaccine, which also was trending throughout the day, as well as LabCorp’s acquisition of LipoScience.

Let’s see what else the Triangle tech community was talking about today…