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: Developer Kane Realty announced it’s building a $1 billion, 33-acre innovation district in Raleigh’s North Hills; NC TECH released its annual State of Technology Industry Report showing that tech job demand remains elevated despite the pandemic; Durham semiconductor firm Cree is changing its longtime name to Wolfspeed; Wake Tech Community College partnered with Amazon to offer a new robotics training program.

And, in national news: The headlines were flooded with news about the r/WallStreetBets subreddit, as GameStop shares soared in a grassroots-led rally against short sellers; a massive internet service outage hit the U.S. on Monday; $284 billion in loans is now available for small businesses through a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding; Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech giants reported big profits in their latest quarterly earnings reports.

Keeping with our Monday “TechWire Rewind” tradition, here’s a look back at 81 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

MONDAY | Jan. 25 Headlines:

TUESDAY | Jan. 26 Headlines:

WEDNESDAY | Jan. 27 Headlines:

THURSDAY | Jan. 28 Headlines:

FRIDAY | Jan. 29 Headlines:

Weekend Reading: