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4 tips for internet security

Oct. 11. TDS Telecommunications, the high-speed internet, TV entertainment and phone services that serves Mooresville, Davidson and Cornelius, says artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay and while there are many benefits, bad actors are using it as well to replicate voices and “create deep fakes” to deceive people. “The best way to fight against […]

Atom Power expanding in Huntersville

Atom Power adding 205 new jobs in Huntersville by 2027

May 9. Atom Power, a manufacturer supplying components involved with EV charging stations, will expand its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Huntersville, adding 205 new jobs by 2027. The company is investing $4.2 million, according to the Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development. The project is estimated to grow the state’s economy by $817.9 million. […]


Dogged devotion to animals results in new service for lost pets

July 6. By Dave Yochum. Call it an Amber Alert for pets. John R. Bradford III, founder of Mooresville-based PetScreening and a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, hopes to help lost pets find their way home. A free service for pet owners—FidoAlert for dogs and TabbyAlert for cats—is building a nationwide network […]


Automated, on-demand drone delivery system takes flight

June 28. Novant Health, Magellan Rx Management, and Cardinal Health have launched long-range drone deliveries out of a distribution center in Kannapolis with the Zipline delivery system. “We imagine a future in which goods are transported nearly instantly,” said Keller Rinaudo, founder of Zipline. Instant logistics Zipline’s drones can drop packages at customers’ homes and […]

Arrival electric van

Arrival will add new plant, 150 jobs in Charlotte

Dec. 6. Arrival, a British-based global electric vehicle company, will establish a high voltage battery module assembly plant in Charlotte, adding 150 new jobs and investing $11.5 million in its new facility off Yorkmont Road. The British company manufactures electric buses and vans, employing more than 1,200 people around the world. Since 2020, Arrival has […]

Novant lands ‘Most Wired’ award

Oct. 8. Novant Health has been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ as a “Digital Health Most Wired” program for the fifth year in a row. The annual survey assesses how effectively healthcare organizations apply technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. Novant Health […]

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Business incubator, First Turn Innovations, ready to roll in Cornelius

Sept. 13. The owner of one of the largest employers in Cornelius is opening a business incubator in about 5,000 square feet of space on Treynorth Drive. Champion Tire CEO Kevin Mahl says First Turn Innovations will provide space for aspiring entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to life through access to industry-specific development resources and […]


Huntersville outfit makes group communications easy as pie

July 14. By Dave Yochum. Groupeasy, a software solution for group communication, collaboration and scheduling, has officially launched after more than three years in development by Huntersville co-founders Dawn and Joe Hewitt. Their concept for Groupeasy was born in 2017. While they’re still operating out of their home, Groupeasy has three full-time employees and more […]


NC Tech holding virtual job fair

Oct. 9. The North Carolina Technology Association will hold a virtual job fair on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Job seekers will be able to visit virtual booths to learn more about each employer. Employers, meanwhile, can showcase their organization, post job vacancies, connect via chat or video with seekers during the event, access resumes and view […]

SPX acquiring ULC Robotics

Sept. 2. Charlotte-based SPX Corp. has acquired ULC Robotics, a leading developer of robotic systems, for an undisclosed amount. ULC is a pioneer in the field of Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS), including a custom R&D business that provides cutting edge technology solutions to a growing base of utility and industrial customers. ULC, headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, has […]