As Monday morning rolls in, we’re providing TechWire readers with a quick recap of the past week’s news headlines.

Hot stories for July 8-13 included: Dow Jones VentureSource’s latest report shows that NC startup investments have slowed, but local investors say otherwise; a survey finds NC’s tech workers rank 25th in average pay; the IBM-Red Hat merger has finally closed – Bob Young, Red Hat co-founder and first CEO, shares his perspective in an exclusive interview; WeWork is expanding its presence in North Carolina.

Here’s a look back at 81 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

MONDAY July 8 Headlines:

TUESDAY July 9 Headlines:

WEDNESDAY July 10 Headlines:

THURSDAY July 11 Headlines:

FRIDAY July 12 Headlines:

Weekend Headlines: