The top stories on the day include reports that employment in North Carolina is the best its ever been. INC’s 5000 to watch includes a number of companies in North Carolina and even features a recent guest on the podcast. Google is wrapped up in privacy issues again and this time it relates to your location data.

Laura, Jason and Michael discuss recent Amazon Watch 2018 news as reported by CNBC. Grades were given to cities and regions based on their viability to bring Amazon HQ2 to their area.

After the break, Laura sits down with Alicia Park from Tech Girlz just before they host a Tech Shop here in the Triangle and talk about everything from who they are to who they are reaching and how companies can get involved. After the conversation preview, Jason, Laura and Michael talk about industry disruption and they make their picks for the next industries to be turned upside down by innovation.