Technology

Jun 1, 2018

Tool Tackles School Violence

By David Dean, posted Jun 1, 2018

A Wilmington technology company is looking to play a major role in preventing tragedies like the recent school shootings in Florida and Texas.   Ten8Tech has partnered with the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence (NCPCV) to launch ProText My School, a text-based system giving students an anonymous way to send information about bullying and possi ...

May 30, 2018

Software Development Company Expands To Wilmington

By Jenny Callison, posted May 30, 2018

A Pennsylvania-based software developer has established an office in Wilmington and is offering its technology services to companies of all sizes in the Carolinas. PS Solutions, located in University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), provides programming and software development and contract IT services. It can also p ...

May 25, 2018

Wilmington Sees Rise In Tech Job Postings

By Jenny Callison, posted May 25, 2018

In April, Wilmington was one of the best areas in the state with regard to growth in tech jobs postings, according to a monthly report issued this week by the NC TECH Association. Most tech jobs posted were in the Triangle, but Wilmington was the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) outside the tech-heavy Triangle with the greatest percentage increase, at 13.6 percent. T ...

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Apr 17, 2018

There is good news in North Carolina’s technology job sector. Available tech jobs in North Carolina as a whole were up slightly in March 2018 over the same month in 2017, according to the April IT Job Postings Report released Tuesday by NC Technology Association, known as NC TECH. The not-so-good news?  Wilmington did not share in that growth. Wilmington c ...

Apr 12, 2018

Two Wilmington technology startups will be swimming with the sharks in early May, the NC Technology Association (NC Tech) announced Thursday in a news release. Brain injury assessment company Sportgait and Ten8Tech, an instant-communications company, are two of the six young ventures invited to be part of Startup Showcase at NC Tech’s State of Technology conferenc ...

Apr 6, 2018

Startup Hits Major Milestones

By Cece Nunn, posted Apr 6, 2018

A Wilmington-based startup reached a revenue milestone of $5 million in 2017. Connected Investors, the first tenant of incubator tekMountain, announced the achievement recently, saying the company has grown since 2014 to 14 employees. The company had a record-breaking first quarter in terms of revenues and profitability this year, said Bill Brinkley, COO of Connected I ...

Apr 6, 2018

Startups In The Region Are Grant Semifinalists

By Cece Nunn, posted Apr 6, 2018

Startups in Wilmington and Hampstead are among 25 semi-finalists of the NC IDEA SEED grant cycle, hoping to win $50,000 grants, according to news reports in March. Semi-finalists were invited to submit a full proposal, with recipients expected to be announced in early May. The Durham-based NC IDEA is a private foundation that supports entrepreneurs. The Wilmington se ...

Mar 23, 2018

At Home In The Phone Industry

By Jenny Callison, posted Mar 23, 2018

You could say that John Lyon’s retirement after 40-plus years in the telephone industry marked the end of an era. AT&T’s regional director for external affairs, whose last day on the job was March 5, followed in a long line of family footsteps.   “My grandfather was an installer in western Pennsylvania. He started in 1908 and worked close to 50 ...

Mar 9, 2018

ALIST Looks To Influencers

By Kyle Hanlin, posted Mar 9, 2018

The online world has long provided methods of fundraising. Whether for disaster relief, helping with a person’s sudden medical expenses or giving to a religious organization, there are virtually countless outlets for online giving. Similarly, movie stars, athletes and (typically former) politicians have long used their celebrity statuses to raise money and awarene ...

Feb 9, 2018

Tech Association Begins Monthly Jobs Snapshot

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 9, 2018

NC Tech (formerly the N.C. Technology Association), a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade organization, has launched a new monthly snapshot of available IT positions in the state, broken down in several ways, including Top 10 listings by MSA, job type, skill set and employers.   This monthly Tech Talent Trends Alert, sponsored by Greene Resources, will be releas ...

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