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President Obama Visiting Georgia Tech Tuesday, Introduces High Tech Worker Initiative

President Barack Obama plans to visit Georgia Tech Tuesday to address students. The President will give a speech in the afternoon in an event that is only open to Tech students and faculty, as well as the media.

As Apple Watch Launches, Taking Stock Of Competitors And Possibilities

Like an elephant splashing down in a mud hole, Apple's entry into the smart watch market is expected to have a huge impact. How much of one is a multibillion dollar question.

Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

One of the advantages of being the world's largest search engine is that you learn a lot about what people don't know or can't remember.
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Feds: Hackers Stole 1 Billion Email Addresses In Spam Scheme

Computer hackers stole a whopping 1 billion email addresses from U.S. marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday described as a massive spam scheme.
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Home Depot To Get 200 Million Dollar Property Tax Break

Home Depot is getting a 200 million dollar property tax break from Cobb County. The county's development authority unanimously approved the break Tuesday.
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Ga. Consumer Information Possibly Compromised In Data Breach

State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says personal information belonging to millions of Georgia consumers may have been compromised in a recent data breach.
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Program Gives Bikes To Commuters In Need

More professionals are riding bicycles to work to save time and money. Others have to commute by bike, because they can’t afford to drive or take the bus. A new program in Savannah is refurbishing bikes using donated parts, then giving them to people in need.
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Hallmark To Transfer Printing Work From Georgia To Kansas

Hallmark Cards plans to end printing work at its Litho-Krome printing subsidiary in Georgia and transfer the work to Lawrence, Kansas. Hallmark officials said Tuesday the Litho-Krome subsidiary produces greeting cards and Crayola packaging.
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Comcast Adding 300 Jobs To Atlanta Area

Comcast is expanding its business in greater Atlanta. That will create 300 new jobs in Fulton and Gwinnett counties. The company is also relocating to a new, more modern regional headquarters in Peachtree Corners.

Nuclear Plants Delayed In China, Watched Closely By U.S. Firms

U.S. power companies are watching closely as two state-of-the-art nuclear power plants are delayed in China.