The idea of high-tech companies being drawn to the western North Carolina foothills might sound strange to some people. To tech giant Apple, which is building a data center in the Catawba County town of Maiden, it sounds like a ...Read More »
Kannapolis officials held a “virtual groundbreaking” at the North Carolina Research Campus a week ago today to promote the second phase of a statewide project to bring broadband access to rural areas, including some in the Charlotte area. The $105 million project, funded ...Read More »
In an effort to keep potential buyers from tuning out, some Charlotte-area real estate agents are encouraging them to log on — to custom street-address-based websites for individual listings. The basic marketing plan goes like this: Reserve a .com or ...Read More »
Even though sign riders with customized websites for listings are growing in popularity with Charlotte real estate agents, they might be giving way to another trend. On “for sale” signs, some Charlotte-area agents are using Quick Recognition, or QR, codes, ...Read More »
Age: 26 Lives in: south Charlotte Family: single Education: bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California Tech When Raquel Velez moved to Charlotte from California last year, she joined the fastest growing demographic in the Queen City: Latinos. But she ...Read More »
Charlotte’s next big competitor for skilled workers might be coming from deep in the heart of Texas. When it comes to cities economic developers here are paying attention to, Austin, more than 1,100 miles away, is on the list as ...
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When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...
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Nouveon Technology Partners is being bought by a Chinese company for $5.5 million, the companies announced today. Dalian, China-based HiSoft Technology International Ltd. plans to provide further compensation in its purchase of the Charlotte-based technology-consulting company, but the yet-to-be-determined amount will ...Read More »
Bank of America Corp., Time Warner Cable and US Airways have something in common: They’re all on The Atlantic’s “19 Most Hated Companies” list, which the publication released this month. Bank of America, the only one of the three headquartered ...Read More »