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What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about Europe’s new data law

A revolution in how companies handle your personal information is happening. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect across the European Union on May 25, introducing much tougher… Read more »

Missed the bitcoin boom? Check out these five rising cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is so 2017. If you missed out as the virtual currency soared from $1,000 to over $19,000, here are five other digital assets you can jump into with your… Read more »

Last Week in Tech: Did Artificial Intelligence Write This Post?

Like it or not, artificial intelligence already plays a considerable role in your life. Maybe Facebook’s algorithm pointed you toward this article. Maybe you just switched off a Netflix movie… Read more »

Facebook is reportedly starting a blockchain team

Facebook is reportedly shaking up its management team in a gigantic way today — and according to Recode, the head of the company’s popular Facebook Messenger app will now be… Read more »

Google is now ready to let its tech do your talking

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Technology has given some people a voice, but now Google is ready to let its artificial intelligence do more of the talking. Google Duplex, a new… Read more »

We Have the AI Technology, But is it Ethical?

Around five years ago, everyone was talking about IoT and how it was going to change everything as we connect billions of devices. We seem to go through cycles where… Read more »

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What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about Europe’s new data law

A revolution in how companies handle your personal information is happening. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect across the European Union on May 25, introducing much tougher… Read more »

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Durham startup iScribes aims to make health care human again

​Jared Pelo, founder and CEO of Durham-based iScribes is working to make health care human again. iScribes is a technology enabled medical service that frees physicians’ hands from computers and tablets… Read more »

7 ways entrepreneurs raise money for businesses – StarNewsOnline.com

“Anyone will write you a check,” said TekMountain director Sean Ahlum. “Money moves all around the country for a good idea, but the No. 1 thing you want is mentorship,… Read more »

Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

From companies created to work in best in today’s new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is… Read more »

Tidewater Equity Partners opens Wilmington HQ – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Tidewater, whose office is at tekMountain, will use its network and expertise to foster innovation in southeastern North Carolina, according to a news release, which stated that the firm hopes… Read more »

What the current US venture industry looks like in 24 charts

The US venture market was a bit unsettled heading into 2017. Dealmaking last year was a bit frosty compared to 2014 and 2015, when capital seemed easy to come by…. Read more »

Healthy fundraising geared toward US mid-market sets stage for competition

Pegged as a potentially more fruitful arena for attractive valuations, the US middle market hasn’t been overwhelmed with much new PE fundraising over the past several years.   Source: PitchBook

2017 CEA Winner in Film: Cucalorus Connect – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

The idea behind it came from a few business-minded individuals in the community, said Sean Ahlum, director of tekMountain and founding member of Cucalorus Connect. “What we really were thinking… Read more »

Johns Hopkins seeding startups to keep health tech companies in Baltimore

Tired of seeing most of the $1 billion-plus it raised for startup funding leave the state, Johns Hopkins University has opened a new state-of-the-art technology incubation hub, part of a… Read more »

Ten ways HR tech leaders can make the most of artificial intelligence

Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the increase, but its critics are still fearful that the technology could replace human workers and even do much of the work of HR. Ji-A… Read more »

How Nurses Should Be Using Social Media

Should nurses use social media differently than others? With breaches of patient confidentiality or privacy being a concern, the answer may be yes. However, this doesn’t mean they should be… Read more »

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