Category Archives: Business News

Rep. Kingston says “Poor students should sweep floors” (VIDEO)

Jack Kingston

Source: Amanda Terkel/The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there’s no such thing as a ... Read More »

Xerox, Microsoft spinoff develops Snapchat rival

WARREN MELL

Scott Richardson is the chief product development officer for ContentGuard, which released its first mobile application Monday.

  Dallas Business Journal Tuesday 17th December, 2013 Plano software company ContentGuard on Monday released a mobile application that allows users to control the time ... Read More »

Starbucks’ $450 Metal Gift Cards Sells Out in Minutes

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Slowly But surely it seems that ‘Luxury Positioning’ is beginning to catch on! We can now add a Coffee Purveyor to that list! #Starbucks Starbucks ... Read More »

Congressman Lewis: Where’s the $60M awarded to provide heat?

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Carla Caldwell for AtlantaBusinessChronicle Georgia Congressman John Lewis says he wants to know why people are being turned away from a program that helps provide ... Read More »

Producers unsure how to proceed on ‘Fast & Furious 7’ filming in Atl.

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By Brent Lang and Jeff Sneider on December 2, 2013 @ 6:55 pm for TheWrap.com Universal must decide how to sensitively address death of the ... Read More »

Overdue library book could hurt credit score in this Georgia city

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The Augusta library system has turned to a collection agency to help get back more than 25,000 items that are at least six months overdue. ... Read More »

5 business takeaways from ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

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No matter what’s on your menu this holiday season, it’s just not a holiday without Peanuts. If I can’t watch Charlie Brown’s epic football kicking ... Read More »

Hartsfield-Jackson announces 2013 Thanksgiving travel forecast

Nearly 1.8 million passengers are expected to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson this Thanksgiving season, a 3.3% increase over 2012.

Photo: Atlanta Business Chronicle Travelers utilizing planes, trains and automobiles (but mostly planes) to get to loved ones will be on the upswing this Thanksgiving ... Read More »

Atlanta’s civil rights legacy helped it land Nobel summit

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner


Photo: Byron E. Small

A host of international leaders and celebrities were on hand for the “pre-announcement ceremony” Friday morning of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates — ... Read More »

Jury Verdict: Samsung must pay Apple an additional $290M

A federal jury leaned toward Apple in determining damages in the latest round of the Apple-Samsung patent case. -
Andrey Rudakov

Samsung Electronics must pay Apple Inc. an additional $290 million in damages for infringing iPhone and iPad patents, the Associated Press reported. A U.S. District ... Read More »