Cary Takes Next Step in Smart City Initiative

Cary, NC – For years, Cary has been integrating more technology into its daily activities to analyze data and improve efficiency. Now that Cary is one of five finalists nationwide for a grant, town officials and local technology partners looked at how these plans for an inter-connected “smart city” can be refined and achieved. Read more

Downtown Raleigh

New Amazon HQ2 Study Ranks Housing Markets, Puts Triangle On Top

Cary, NC – Until Amazon selects which finalist city will get its new headquarters, there will be constant studies speculating where the tech and retail giant will pick. A new study considers housing markets and quality of life for the company’s selection, putting the Triangle as the most likely location. Read more

Research Triangle Park Eyed for Apple, Thousands of Jobs

Cary, NC – While it’s still up in the air whether the Triangle will get Amazon’s HQ2, thousands of new tech jobs may be coming close to home as Apple looks at the Research Triangle Park for a new customer center. Read more

Trill A.I.

Financial Tech Company Moves HQ to Cary

Cary, NC – After raising more than $1 million in funding for expansion, financial technology company Trill A.I. announced it is moving its headquarters to Cary. Read more

Downtown Raleigh

New Report Suggests Triangle Unlikely for Amazon HQ2 Pick

Cary, NC – When the Triangle made the cut of 20 finalists for Amazon’s new headquarters, there was a lot of talk about what the region could offer the tech giant and what impact Amazon would have here. However, a new business report suggests the local area has a very limited shot at being selected. Read more

Cary Author

Cary-Based Author Releases Third Tech Thriller Novel

Cary, NC – Author E.J Simon has been fascinated with technology and how it can change the world for many decades. In the Cary-based author’s latest book, he draws on recent news stories about hacking and the NSA to create a thriller where, thanks to computers, no one is ever truly safe. Read more

Opioid

Cary to Start Testing Sewage for Opioid Usage

Cary, NC – According to the Town of Cary, opioid overdoses increased by 70 percent in 2017, with fatal overdoses increasing by 40 percent. To find solutions to opioid addiction in the area, Cary is undergoing a six-month test phase to monitor opioid concentrations in wastewater, funded as one of the 2018 Mayors Challenge finalists. Read more

Cary Drafts Open Data Policy to Hold Transparency Accountable

Cary, NC – Cary has had an open data portal but no policy to hold it accountable. Now, the town has created a drafted policy and is looking for feedback from citizens. Read more

How Cary Negotiates for Amazon HQ2

Editor’s Note: An earlier draft of this article mistakenly listed locations in Cary that could potentially fit the HQ2 requirements as locations offered in a submission to Amazon. Cary has not submitted any locations or sites to Amazon.

Cary, NC – 2018 started with news that the Triangle area, including Cary, made the final cut for Amazon’s second headquarters. As part of those negotiations, Cary has tried to put its best foot forward, both in what the town has to offer and what incentives it can bring. Read more

Downtown Raleigh

Raleigh-Cary Area Makes Short List for Amazon’s New HQ

Cary, NC – Twenty cities may not seem like a “short” list but for the municipalities listed as finalists for the location of Amazon’s new North American headquarters, but the competition feels much more real now than it did a month ago. Included on that list of finalists is the Raleigh Metropolitan area, which includes Cary. Read more