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Crash Override Pushes Back Against #Gamergate Trolls

By Michael A. Wiseman   And the fight back against #GamerGate has begun… Last week, former online doxing target Zoe Quinn and fellow video game producer Alex Lifschitz went public with their new “online harassment task force,” the apt-named Crash Override. Their goal is to provide “resources, outreach, and support […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 5 comments · Business, Innovation
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Keeping That Resolution – Five Financial Tips for a Successful 2015

Editor’s Note: Saturday, January 17th, was the day that most Americans go ahead and give up the ghost on their New Year’s resolutions.  We here at CCD asked some of our friends in the community to give our readers some advice on keeping those difficult to honor resolutions. By Judy […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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MIXXER – Make Local, The Maker Movement Comes to Camel City

By Chad Nance “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently- they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Business, Community, Innovation, Non-profits
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The Coolest Tech You Missed at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

By Staff   At the beginning of every new year, tech journalists flock to Las Vegas and explore 4 days of the newest, flashiest technology the world has to offer. Some of it is concept only; other stuff is either too expensive for average joe consumer purchases (TV’s that bend […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to Donate Their Historic Whitaker Park Facility

By Staff   In a press release Wednesday, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company announced that it has entered into an agreement to donate a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Forsyth Tech’s Spring Semester Seminars For Small Business People

By Allan Younger In my November article, I introduced some of the essential components of customer services which lead to small businesses success. These essentials include Responsiveness, Relationship, Experience, and Value. We must be intentional in our commitment to our customers if we expect their loyalty. The Small Business Center […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 5 comments · Business, Innovation
Hatch, Inc. Expands its Winston-Salem Workforce

Hatch, Inc. Expands its Winston-Salem Workforce

by Staff Hatch Early Learning, the locally based provider of classroom materials and technology for early childhood, recently announced plans to expand its Winston-Salem workforce. The jobs will begin in early 2015, and will include almost 40 new positions. Recognized locally for its dog-friendly workplace, Hatch currently employs 100 people […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Business, Innovation
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Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Innovation Quarter

By Staff   On Monday Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced plans for a new medical education building for its School of Medicine. Funding for this $50 million capital project is part of a larger capital campaign that will be publicly launched next summer. The medical education building will be […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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NCDOT Announces Additional Sections of I-74 to be Funded

By Staff   The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced today that three more sections of Interstate 74 rank high enough to be funded as regional projects. Funding has also been secured for the reconstruction of Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem. This is a huge win for Forsyth County, and […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Winston-Salem Ranked As #1 Digital City For 2014

By Staff   After more than a decade on the board in the top ten, Winston-Salem has been named the most digitally savvy city of its size in America by the e.Republic Center for Digital Government. Winston-Salem was ranked No. 1 in the center’s 2014 Digital Cities Survey of cities […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation