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

Here was the hot news for January 27-31: Wilmington life science firm PPD announced an IPO; IBM announced an executive shakeup which included Red Hat’s CEO moving into a new role as IBM’s president; Greensboro-based Qorvo is reportedly mulling a $10 billion acquisition; the City of Raleigh seeks developers for a new hotel and office tower; a $150 million development project was announced near Raleigh’s Mordecai neighborhoods; NC IT jobs grew 22% in the past 5 years; two NC media startups won Facebook grants; insurtech firm Policygenius raised $100 million in funding, fueling over 200 more jobs to its new second headquarters in Durham.

And, in national news: Global businesses and stocks are feeling the effects of the coronavirus outbreak; the U.S. budget deficit is likely to break $1 trillion this year; economists are bullish about 2020 growth; Tesla announced record sales; Warren Buffett is offloading his media assets.

Keeping with our Monday tradition, here’s a look back at 63 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

MONDAY | January 27 Headlines:

TUESDAY | January 28 Headlines:

WEDNESDAY | January 29 Headlines:

THURSDAY | January 30 Headlines:

FRIDAY | January 31 Headlines: