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10 Ways To Encourage Company Innovation In Your Employees

Looking for a wave of fresh ideas? Not every innovation has to come from the top down. Your work family is probably brimming with potential and thoughtful new ways to… Read more »

How This Entrepreneur Turned A 100-Year-Old Business Model Into A $100 Million Acquisition

Dane Madsen has proved to be an incredible deal maker. He not only built one of the most famous companies twice, but sold his startup for $100 million. Here’s what… Read more »

Why Large Companies Continue to Struggle With Innovation

There is something seductive about success. It lures people into doing the same things that made them successful in the past. This is especially the case for organizations that have… Read more »

Google and the Rest of the Tech Industry Are Grappling With These 3 Data Problems

Politicians have the tech industry in their cross hairs following recent high-profile data blunders like Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal. The question is what to do.   Source: Google and the… Read more »

An Amazon-backed startup is selling smartglasses for $1,000 that are customized to your face

There’s a vision of the future in Silicon Valley that one day, highly advanced glasses will be able to provide useful information inside their lenses. Instead of looking at your… Read more »

Why Apple, Google, and Amazon Hired Cardiologists

Big Silicon Valley companies have often competed for talent with specialized skills, like expertise in artificial intelligence or trendy new programming languages. Now they’re competing for heart doctors.   Source:… Read more »

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10 Ways To Encourage Company Innovation In Your Employees

Looking for a wave of fresh ideas? Not every innovation has to come from the top down. Your work family is probably brimming with potential and thoughtful new ways to… Read more »

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Events 'on the horizon' in October: What's coming across North Carolina – WRAL Tech Wire

WRAL Tech WireEvents 'on the horizon' in October: What's coming across North CarolinaWRAL Tech WireWilmington Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Monthly Meetup. October 4, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain. Come out to the next… Read more »

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For years, Silicon Valley wasn’t the main place many venture capitalists looked for deals — it was the only place. But the Bay Area is beginning to lose its once… Read more »

Rock Health: Digital health adoption on the rise, but wearables, telemedicine lag behind

Eighty-seven percent of Americans used at least one digital health tool in 2017, up from 80 percent in 2015, according to a new survey out from Rock Health. For the… Read more »

7 Women Leaders At Corporate Venture Capital Funds You Should Know

Your startup may be intent on disrupting their industry, however, in the venture maze of funding options, it would benefit your business to pay much more attention to corporate venture… Read more »

Apple Buys Maker of Augmented Reality Lenses

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has acquired a Denver, Colorado-based manufacturer of augmented reality lenses for an undisclosed sum. Apple’s acquisition of the startup offers the clearest indication yet that the Cupertino,… Read more »

Okay Google: Voice Search Technology And The Rise Of Voice Commerce

Whether you say “Okay Google” or “Alexa” (depending on which smart speaker you have) – voice search technology is changing our world. Source: “Okay Google: Voice Search Technology And The… Read more »

Do You Have Too Much Tech or Not Enough? 5 Ways to Find Out

Your office technology fuels your business — but what’s too much tech, and what’s too little? Source: Do You Have Too Much Tech or Not Enough? 5 Ways to Find… Read more »

NHRMC's Innovation Center fosters new ideas to improve health and wellness – WECT-TV6

NHRMC's Innovation Center fosters new ideas to improve health and wellnessWECT-TV6The Innovation Center is working in partnership with tekMountain, a technologically driven community of entrepreneurs and researchers in Wilmington. For… Read more »

Tech on Tap Conversations: Petrics, My BeeHyve, Cucalorus – WRAL Tech Wire

WRAL Tech WireTech on Tap Conversations: Petrics, My BeeHyve, CucalorusWRAL Tech WireBeing based directly out of the co-working spaces within Tek Mountain, these startups have the opportunity to collaborate and… Read more »

Tech on Tap Conversations: Flow ROI, Untappd, Swell Enterprise – WRAL Tech Wire

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