Is Cary A Smart City?

Cary, NC – As technology becomes an increasing part of our lives, Town of Cary staff are discussing how Cary can become an inter-connected “smart city” and what that would mean for the town’s future. Read more

Tips to Avoid Credit Card Skimmers at the Pump

Cary, NC – A spate of credit card skimming reports in the Triangle has gotten people talking about the security of ATMs and gas station pumps for your cards. Here are some tips of how to detect skimmers and what to do to avoid them. Read more

Cary Native Selected for Tech Startup Accelerator

Cary, NC – For entrepreneurs and new businesses, the chance to hone skills and get advice and connections is highly valuable. And one Cary native is getting that opportunity as one of 10 start-ups selected for an international program. Read more

Silicon Valley Company Moves Headquarters to Cary

Cary, NC – Look no further than our “Hidden Giant” series to know that Cary is home to many national and international companies. And a new business has been added to the list as Trilliant Networks announced it is moving its headquarters here. Read more

Cary Student Designs Medical Tray for Space Surgeries

Cary, NC – The vacuum of space presents new challenges for astronauts and that requires new technology. And one Cary student has helped this effort by designing a surgical tray for use on the International Space Station. Read more

Citizen Science Program Needs Your Help Observing The Weather!

Editor’s Note: David Glenn, Science and Operations Officer with NC CoCoRaHS, contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is looking for new volunteers across North Carolina. The grassroots effort is part of a growing national network of home-based and amateur rain spotters with a goal of providing a high density precipitation network that will supplement existing observations. Read more

Advice on How Seniors Can Avoid Online Scams and Frauds

Cary, NC – The Internet has given rise to new methods for scammers to steal money and one of the demographics most at risk are seniors. If want to keep yourself or a loved one protected, here are some tips to keep in mind. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Which Waze?

Cary, NC – When was the last time you looked at a paper map to get somewhere? A long time ago, I know. I remember ordering the AAA TripTiks not so long ago – plotting the route we would take while on the road to a vacation. Ok, so now I feel old. Read more

Google Fiber Preparing for Cary Expansion

Cary, NC – As a connection to the Internet becomes an increasing necessity for daily life, Google is ramping up their fiber service in the Triangle. Their local managers talked to the Cary Chamber on Wednesday morning about what the plans are for Google Fiber in Cary. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Alexa For Government

Cary, NC – Ok, time to get back to my technology roots. Y’all know that I’ve got this insatiable curiosity for technology solutions. It’s in my Twitter profile, so it has to be true!

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