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 Friday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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As we gear up for Monday’s big WRAL TechWire Executive Exchange event, Fiber Transforms the Triangle – Jason Parker’s story about gigabit internet and tales of broadband connectivity from Kansas City captured the attention of the Triangle Twitterspere on Friday afternoon. Big data, Internet of Things and Red Hat’s story on how the IoT is coming to enterprise networks also caught some attention.

Finally, and way out in left field and not tech related by any means, the biggest trending topic happening in the Triangle basically from Thursday night until Friday afternoon was about the new season of the televisions show “American Horror Story” with a special emphasis on Twisty the Clown trending heavily throughout the day. Of course, we spared you the gruesome photos.

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