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After The SpaceX Explosion, What's Next For The Private Space Industry?

Plans to privatize the U.S. space program have been grounded following this weekend’s explosion of a Space X rocket.

This Summer Is Hot One For Space Exploration

Science fiction may be ruling the season at your neighborhood movie theater, but there’s plenty of real-life space action going on this summer, thanks to some very hard-working machines.

Apple Music Is Here...Now What?

The tech company that changed the music industry is back for an encore. This week, Apple unveiled Apple Music, during its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.

For The Tech World, Summertime Is Anything But Lazy

The lazy dog days of summer are fast approaching, and vacations are looming on the horizon for many of you. Not so for GPB’s sci-tech correspondent, Renay San Miguel.

What Will Georgia's Job Market Look Like In 2020?

Google just announced it will spend $300 million to expand its data center here in Douglas County. That will create at least 25 new, full-time jobs (around 300 people already work there).

Google To Expand Georgia Data Center

Google plans to expand its data center in Douglas County. Company officials and Governor Nathan Deal made a formal announcement in Lithia Springs Tuesday afternoon.

The Time Warner Cable-Charter Merger: A Sci-Tech Now Q & A

Wall Street watchers and the technology industry came back from the long holiday weekend to face another proposed blockbuster merger..but this one involves a familiar takeover target.

AOL-Verizon Merger: The Perfect Match?

Verizon announced this week that it will buy AOL for $4.4 billion dollars. The telecommunications giant says the purchase will allow it to dive deeper into the mobile advertising business. The news also shows how far AOL has come since its disastrous merger with Time Warner in 2001

Suggestions For Smart Summer Science Fiction

The summer movie blockbuster season has officially begun, thanks to last weekend’s release of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Preventing Measles, No Needles Required

A new microneedle patch designed at Georgia Tech could make it easier than ever for people to protect against measles. The tiny patch is administered with just the press of a thumb to the skin. Could this be a game changer for vaccines?