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

Notable news stories from last week included: RTP tech and life science incubator First Flight Venture Center landed a $125,000 grant from the Small Business Administration’s FAST program; three North Carolina companies landed $200,000 from Google for Startups’ Black Founders Fund; Cisco employees remain in the dark over potential layoffs; Burlington-based LabCorp received an Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA for its new COVID-19 test; a statewide survey found that 73% of NC companies have given salary increases this year; IBM announced a new spinoff company, NewCo.

A few local companies secured new funding last week, including Durham-based ScitoVation ($50,000), Raleigh-based EternaTear ($4.9 million) and Morrisville-based Clinipace ($4 million). Read more local startup news in our weekly Startup Rewind edition.

And, in national news: President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 recovery and the status of stimulus negotiations had a heavy influence on Wall Street last week; the Supreme Court heard the Google v. Oracle copyright case; Congress is calling for more antitrust action against tech giants.

Keeping with our Monday “TechWire Rewind” tradition, here’s a look back at 84 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

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