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 Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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According to sources, GlaxoSmithKline is laying off hundreds of workers involved in R&D at its campus in Research Triangle Park. There were far too many comments discovered to publish them all, so we highlighted a few for you. In other news, 12 startups in the Triangle and another in Wilmington are sharing in more than $640,000 worth of innovation grants from North Carolina, which lead to some great discussion on the growing Triangle startup scene. HQRaleigh’s expansion plans for a new facility in Greensboro was popular throughout the day, and finally the news of Raleigh ordering a homeowner to halt online room rentals through Airbnb sparked some debate.

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