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In wooing Amazon, North Carolina offers HBCUs as diversity fix

12 hours ago

North Carolina has a not-so-secret weapon in its hunt for Amazon and Apple’s new campuses, and for any other companies in a tech industry that says it is hungry to reverse a poor track record on diversity: arguably the nation’s largest system of historically black colleges and universities.

Report: Amazon officials pressed NC governor on 'bathroom bill'

2 days ago

A visiting team of Amazon officials that recently toured the Triangle seeking information about whether the region is a fit for its HQ2 project reportedly grilled Gov. Roy Cooper about House Bill 2, the so-called “bathroom bill”

How to make Amazon's Alexa do your bidding with new custom apps

12 hours ago

Amazon’s new simple do-it-yourself apps for the voice-assistant Alexa let you create helpful and entertaining voice commands and replies customized for your family.

AT&T plans wireless upgrade toward 5G in Triangle, Charlotte later this year

2 days ago

AT&T continues to ramp up its efforts to deploy true wireless broadband (gigabit speeds) known as 5G with the Triangle and Charlotte slated to begin landing faster capabilities later this year.

From Hodges to Hunt, two events celebrate Triangle's past, present - and future

2 days ago

Two events today celebrate the extraordinary development of RTP that has earned the Triangle a pair distinctions: A top 20 finalist for the Amazon HQ2 project as well as a serious bidder for Apple’s promised tech expansion. These programs are salutes to our past, present and future,

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Campbell Brown, right, in a photo from her Twitter feed

Former news anchor Campbell Brown an emerging force at Facebook

Former news anchor Campbell Brown an emerging force at Facebook

Since she joined the Silicon Valley company in 2017 to repair its frayed relationship with the news media, many have considered former CNN and NBC anchor Campbell Brown as little more than window dressing. That view is changing.

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Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.

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