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AT&T Planning Faster Internet Speeds In Atlanta

AT&T plans to bring faster Internet service to Atlanta. That's according to a Monday announcement from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Reed says the GigaPower network provides access to the company's fastest Internet with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.

'Definite Evidence' Of Alien Life Within 20-30 Years, NASA Chief Scientist Says

There will be "strong indications" of alien life within a decade and "definite evidence" of it within 20 to 30 years, NASA's chief scientist has said.

Hold The Mammal: Daring To Make Dairy-Free Cheese From Nuts

On the fringes of the cheese world, a quest for non-dairy cheese that tastes like the real thing has been underway for years.

A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

A rash of new Web domain suffixes have popped up in recent years to supplement .com or .net terms such as .bargains or .dating.

Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch

You may want your kid to major in something practical at college, like engineering, so they can land one of those great jobs at a big tech company. But, you might also urge them to spend time studying the arts.

How Do You Like Los Angeles' New Parking Signs?

In Los Angeles, it's really not the traffic, it's the parking.

Will A Transplanted Hand Feel Like His Own? Surgery Raises Questions

When Kevin Lopez opens the door to his Greenbelt, Md., apartment to greet a visitor he's never before met, he initially conceals his right hand. "I'm self-conscious, definitely, about my right hand," he says. But eventually Lopez relaxes.

States Tout Crowdfunding As The Future Of Private Investment

Some typical crowdfunding proposals posted online may look like this: Help my band record our next album or please contribute to my child's medical expenses.
Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines Helps Gay Employees With Healthcare Taxes

Delta Air Lines became the first major carrier Thursday to make same-sex domestic partners whole for additional income taxes they owe for healthcare plans.
Amazon Prime Now

Amazon One Hour Delivery Service Available In Atlanta is expanding its one-hour delivery Prime Now service to Atlanta. The service, which works through a mobile app, is already available in New York City, Baltimore and Miami.