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Georgia Senate Passes Ride Sharing Legislation

The state Senate has overwhelmingly passed a slightly tweaked substitute measure to a House bill that apparently clears the way for Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing firms to keep operating in Georgia.

Heinz And Kraft: Before They Were Food Giants, They Were Men

Heinz and Kraft. When we hear those names we think ketchup and Velveeta, right?

A New 3-D Printing Method Is Rising Out Of The Ooze

One of the presentations at the TED Conference in Vancouver this week that had much of the tech elite oohing and ahhing was something called CLIP (no relation to Microsoft's reviled animated helper
Applied Systems

Insurance Software Company Expanding In Atlanta

The expansion of a software company in Atlanta is expected to create 150 new jobs. Gov. Nathan Deal said in a statement Thursday that Applied Systems is planning to expand in the city's Buckhead neighborhood.

Target Agrees To $10 Million Settlement Over Data Breach

Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit related to the company's 2013 data breach. Court documents show hacking victims could get as much as $10,000 apiece.

Cramped Chicken Cages Are Going Away. What Comes Next?

For the past two years, at an undisclosed location in the Upper Midwest, a large commercial egg farm has been probed with every tool of modern science.
Cannabis oil in a syringe

Medical Marijuana Oil Study Underway At Georgia Regents

A Georgia Regents University scientist says a clinical study he's launched on medical marijuana oil covers only a small number of children with severe seizures that are resistant to medication.

As Women Try Out For Armor Units, 'If You Can Hack It, You Can Hack It'

It's a recent morning out in California's Mojave Desert, and Marine Lance Cpls. Paula Pineda and Julia Carroll are struggling to pick up and maneuver Carl. He's a 220-pound dummy, and a stand-in for a wounded Marine.

Microsoft Is Phasing Out Internet Explorer

Clippy will soon get a roommate in Microsoft heaven or hell, depending on your perspective.

Can't Protect The Real White House? Get An $8 Million Fake One

It's no secret that the Secret Service has had a few public-relations problems over the past few years. Not the least of which was a man who scaled the White House fence and made it all the way inside the home of the American president and his family.

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