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: Epic Games (maker of Fortnite) is turning Cary Towne Center mall into its new headquarters; the developers of Raleigh’s Downtown South project aim to break ground this year; German biopharma firm OakLabs picked the Triangle over Boston for its new headquarters; North Carolina earned a “2020 State of the Year” accolade from Business Facilities magazine; American Underground is now entering its 11th year – here’s a look back at its growth since 2010; the Triangle is in the running for a $2 billion biotech manufacturing plant from Japan-based Fujifilm.

A few North Carolina companies secured new funding last week, including Durham-based Verify4 Inc. ($2 million), Winston-Salem’s Unbox the Dress ($250,000), Durham-based Allobee (around $500,000), Durham’s Keen Decision Systems ($2 million) and Charlotte-based ReKTGlobal ($7.39 million). Read more local startup news in our weekly Startup Rewind edition.

And, in national news: Top U.S. security agencies confirmed that Russia was likely responsible for the recent SolarWinds hack; Tesla CEO Elon Musk became the world’s richest person behind Jeff Bezos; Wall Street appeared unfazed by Wednesday’s events at the Capitol as the Dow ended the day at an all-time high; Bitcoin surged past $40,000, as experts voiced concerns over a bubble; the U.S. reported a loss of 140,000 jobs in December, worse than economists predicted.

Keeping with our Monday “TechWire Rewind” tradition, here’s a look back at 82 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

MONDAY | Jan. 4 Headlines:

TUESDAY | Jan. 5 Headlines:

WEDNESDAY | Jan. 6 Headlines:

THURSDAY | Jan. 7 Headlines:

FRIDAY | Jan. 8 Headlines:

Weekend Reading: