Business: Local and State

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:16 PM

Business briefs, Oct. 6

  • Durham life-science company acquired
  • Bridge II Sports receives VA grant

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Dallas Ebola patient is receiving Chimerix’s experimental drug

UPDATED, Oct. 8: Thomas Duncan died today, according to the hospital.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Career briefs

  • Washington Duke taps director of catering, conference services
  • HCW hires client services representative

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Problems and solutions: RTI innovates at the grassroots level

Nonprofit research institute RTI International held its 3rd annual Ideathon last week, which allowed its employees to pitch ideas to a panel of judges including the company’s president and CEO.

Employees from the various departments of the company’s more than 3,700-person workforce and from RTI offices all over the country participated in Ideathon, some even traveling from Alaska and California.

Oct. 02, 2014 @ 07:09 PM

Cree’s LED revenue down, share prices drop

Cree’s revenue for its first fiscal quarter of 2015 came in below its target range, according to the company’s latest SEC filing.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Business briefs, Oct. 1

  • 7 regional companies semi-finalists for grants
  • Argos Therapeutics enters $25 million loan

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Lenovo nears acquisition of IBM server business

In an approximately $2.1 billion dollar deal expected to close Wednesday, Lenovo will acquire IBM’s x86 server business.

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Durham entertainment leaders work to form single voice

Leaders from the largest entertainment organizations in Durham sit shoeless around a table at Samuel H. Scripps Studios on Broad Street.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Career briefs

  • LeChase announces managing director
  • HCW hires new communication, PR coordinator
  • NIEHS scientists land local academic positions

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Cisco begins layoffs as part of restructuring plan

As part of a restructuring plan announced in August, Cisco Systems Inc. began employee layoffs this week.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

Business briefs, Sept. 22

  • Ninth street complex opens to tenants
  • Sustain-A-Bull membership drive
  • American Underground opens “Foxhole” on West Coast

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 03:17 PM

Career briefs

  • McKinney names new CMO
  • RTI International appoints director for data analysis


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

A ‘7,000-person start-up:’ CEO tells story, strategy of Cree

Several years into his position as CEO of Cree, Chuck Swoboda said the company would never go into the business of LED light bulbs.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Business briefs, Sept. 15

  • Research Triangle Park debuts new site
  • Urban Planet Mobile launches new service

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

B usiness briefs, Sept. 15

  • Chapel Hill scientist joins NIEHS
  • Amundi Distributors appoints senior vice president