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 Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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Dr. Joseph DeSimone is launching a new 3D printing venture in Silicon Valley, but the world-class researcher and entrepreneur also keeps adding to his honors, the newest one being election to the Institute of Medicine. There were quite a few congratulatory remarks on Twitter today for Dr. DeSimone. IBM’s announcement to pay chipmaker Globalfoundries a total of $1.5 billion over the next three years also was trending during the day along with conversations on fiber, Raleigh, Lenovo and the N.C. State Fair also was popular today in the Triangle.

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