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 »
Security breaches at banks are nothing new. Last week, thousands of Bank of America customers received letters warning them that their debit card numbers and checking accounts had been compromised by a security breach. Last year, when hackers cracked Citibank’s ...Read More »
FairPoint Communications said it has expanded broadband Internet access to nearly 90 percent of its customers in Vermont, reaching its regulatory goal for the state. FairPoint said it now offers broadband access to about 140 communities and neighborhoods in Vermont. ...
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Brett Rhinehardt appears to be in a sweet spot. This month, a state law went into effect banning electronics from landfills. And that has companies like Rhinehardt’s Charlotte-based eCycleSecure preparing for an uptick in business. “We expect to see some ...Read More »