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Oct 16, 2020

A Canadian firm recently acquired Wilmington-based LogicBay Corp. Pluribus Technologies Inc. announced this week the completion of the acquisition of LogicBay through its portfolio company, The Learning Network, according to a news release. Pluribus acquires small, profitable software companies and provides them with a platform for growth, the release stated. ...

Oct 16, 2020

Connect Focus: Social Justice

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 16, 2020

After years of running Cucalorus Connect, an annual conference that explored the intersection of technology and startups with social justice and humanity, Cucalorus is shifting the conference to focus more on conversations around pressing social issues and less on technology.   The current events surrounding racial injustice encouraged Cucalorus planners to approach ...

Oct 15, 2020

Two Wilmington companies have been recognized by the N.C. Technology Association as part of its 2020 TECH Awards. Fintech startup Apiture is a finalist in the “Industry Driven” category for fintech and in the “Best Tech Company To Work For” category. Health technology company OpiAID has been named one of the Top 10 Startups to Watch Winners in th ...

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Wills And Trusts: The Key Differences

Posted Oct 12, 2020
Wills and trusts are two options to transfer your assets, but the key difference between these two documents is timing. A will goes into effect only after you die, whereas a trust becomes effective immediately. Let’s run through the basics of these two types of legal documents.
 
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Oct 1, 2020

How Two Wilmington Tech Companies Achieved Their Exit

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 1, 2020

For two Wilmington tech companies, getting a successful exit was a matter of building relationships, growing the business to attract potential investors and finding the right fit. That was discussed by Todd John, founder of PlayerSpace, Trace Smith, CEO of Next Glass and Jennifer Turnage, co-founder and CEO of myBeeHive and co-founder of xElle Ventures at today’s ...

Sep 29, 2020

Wilmington Firm Acquires Arizona-based Software Provider

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 29, 2020

EMS LINQ INC (LINQ) of Wilmington, an administrative software solution for K-12 schools and districts, announced it has acquired Colyar Technology Solutions, an Arizona-based school nutrition management software provider. "The partnership brings together industry leading solutions that empower schools and state agencies to streamline the management of their child n ...

Sep 25, 2020

Local Internet Access Expands

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 25, 2020

Recent project announcements by two local internet service providers aim to pave the way for expanding internet access in the region, a technology necessity highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ATMC, a member-owned communications cooperative with headquarters in Shallotte, received a $21.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand high-speed inter ...

Sep 18, 2020

The Wilmington plant of Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) has played a vital role throughout the history of the firm’s optical fiber and cable business, a firm leader said this week. The company is celebrating this year the 50th anniversary of Corning's invention of the low-loss optical fiber. And while the invention itself happened in a lab in Corning, New York, the f ...

Sep 8, 2020

YWCA Receives Google.org Digital Skills Training Grant

By Jenny Callison, posted Sep 8, 2020

YWCA Lower Cape Fear is one of a dozen YWCA organizations to receive a digital skills training grant from Google.org, according to an announcement Tuesday from the local organization. As part of Google.org’s commitment to provide $5 million to YWCA USA, the local organization will receive $20,000 per year over a three-year period to implement a comprehensive progr ...

Aug 31, 2020

CloudWyze, a Wilmington-based internet and IT service provider, has been awarded a contract to update New Hanover County's technology network, which would help with the distribution of public Wi-Fi, according to a news release. CloudWyze has received a New Hanover County TV Whitespace contract to update the almost decade-old network, the release stated. White spa ...

Aug 21, 2020

Esports Score UNCW Courses

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 21, 2020

While channel surfing, you might have noticed TV channels such as ESPN broadcasting video game sports competitions, particularly more so now as the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for traditional sporting events to be held.   Esports, or electronic sports, have been around since the 1980s when students at Stanford University played Spacewar in what is bel ...

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