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Bird Scooter

Bird Electric Scooters Arrive in Cary

Cary, NC – If you’ve been to any nearby colleges or large urban areas, you have likely seen the various brands of rentable electric scooters either in use or laying in wait. Now one of these scooter brands is in Cary and town staff are waiting to see how they should be regulated. Read more

cary robot

Robotic Lawnmower Service Comes to Cary, Morrisville

Cary, NC – Opened in the Triangle earlier this Summer, Robin Autopilot is a new business giving home and business owners the ability to mow their lawns with the help of automated machines. Read more

KidCircle

App Created by Cary Father Helps Parents Streamline Kids’ Activities

Cary, NC – After dealing with frustration when planning and paying for his children’s activities and classes, one Cary parent created an app to help streamline the process for himself and other parents. Read more

As Amazon Narrows HQ2 Picks, Where Does the Triangle Stand?

Cary, NC – Reports show Amazon is planning to narrow its 20-city shortlist for its second headquarters again in the coming weeks, so we look at a new study of the current finalists to help predict if the local area will make the cut. Read more

Wake Tech

Wake Tech Cuts Ribbon on New Morrisville Campus

Morrisville, NC – Wake Technical Community College, North Carolina’s largest community college, got even bigger with a ribbon-cutting on its newest campus located in Morrisville in Research Triangle Park. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Platooning and Autonomous Trucking

Cary, NC – A few weeks ago Fedex and Volvo made a splash here sharing their partnership and testing of trucks using Autonomous Driving. When I visited the launch, I was thrilled to see them in action and learn more about this exciting technology. Read more

Cary Smart City

Lori’s Blog: Our Smart City Journey

Cary, NC – Cary has been in the news quite a bit lately about our Smart Cities initiatives. It’s great to see how forward thinking our Town has been as we find new and exciting ways to cost-effectively deliver new services, streamline current capabilities, and improve our quality of life. I blogged about this last year – and at the time, we were at the beginning of our journey. So, how far have we come? Read more

Downtown Raleigh

In HQ2 Search, Tech Pros Look Favorably at the Triangle

Cary, NC – As the selection process for Amazon’s HQ2 continues, people living near Amazon’s existing headquarters and working in technology said they would rather live in the Triangle than any of the other 19 finalist cities. Read more

Craigslist Post Creates Cary Council Controversy

Note: This story is now updated to include a statement from Morningstar Law Group.

Cary, NC – At every Cary Town Council meeting, anyone can come and speak on any topic to give their opinion on a particular Public Hearing. But a Craigslist post suggests some people may have been paid to speak at the most recent meeting in favor of a rezoning request. Read more

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