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Snowden calls for 'accountability' in surveillance chat

3:54 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says the NSA is "setting fire to the future of the Internet" with surveillance practices he first revealed last year.

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Study: Twitter is predictable

8:39 PM, Feb 26, 2014

A link to a viral video of dancing babies, followed by a breaking news alert, followed by a photo of someone's lunch makes Twitter seem random. A University of Georgia researcher says it's completely predictable. 

America's favorite smartphone is definitely not Blackberry

3:13 PM, Feb 25, 2014

Do you love your phone? It's probably an Apple or a Samsung. Planning to pitch it? Goodbye, Blackberry and Sony Ericsson. The numbers come from a survey conducted by an app company. 

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5, new wearables

1:02 AM, Feb 25, 2014

As one of the handful of tech companies whose every move is scrutinized closely by pundits and consumers alike, there had been a lot of speculation about what Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone might look like and do.

Hackers set off 60K alerts at Neiman Marcus

12:04 AM, Feb 24, 2014

Reports suggest that hackers set off 60,000 security alerts as they stole Neiman Marcus customers' credit card numbers. 

Netflix cuts deal with Comcast to speed up service

4:42 PM, Feb 23, 2014

Netflix said Sunday it has agreed to a new deal with Comcast to ensure that its movies and TV shows stream more quickly for the Internet provider's customers.

WhatsApp has outage after $19B Facebook deal

10:32 PM, Feb 22, 2014

The mobile messaging app went down for several hours Saturday afternoon.

Could the app Yik Yak be a cyberbullying tool?

12:33 AM, Feb 22, 2014

The new social media app Yik Yak is running afoul of school leaders in Roswell and other districts around the nation. They're afraid the app could be used for cyberbullying.

Google's expansion plans eye metro Atlanta

7:07 PM, Feb 19, 2014

Google unveiled big expansion plans for its fast Fiber Internet service on Wednesday, and the high-speed internet and video service may come to parts of metro Atlanta.

Atlanta marketed as 'epicenter of digital innovation'

9:48 PM, Feb 18, 2014

The Choose ATL video gained traction on social media. The group called it "a love letter to the city of Atlanta". Now, that love letter has a co-sponsor. 

Pandora predicts if you're a Republican or Democrat

7:52 PM, Feb 18, 2014

What do your music choices say about you? If you listen to country music, are you a republican? Love R&B, does that mean you're a democrat? Pandora says yes, and they're making plans to cash in on the idea. 

Talking Angela app not dangerous, despite rumors

6:58 PM, Feb 17, 2014

Talking Angela has been searched more than 50,000 times on Google in 48 hours.  If you don't have kids, maybe you've never heard of the app, but it is huge.

Developer says he's taking down popular 'Flappy Bird'

1:22 AM, Feb 9, 2014

The developer of mobile title Flappy Bird says he's removing his game from Apple's App Store and Google Play, one week after the title's sudden surge in popularity.

'Dumb and Dumber To' filming in Atlanta

'Dumb and Dumber To' (yes, that's how it's spelled) starts shooting in Atlanta's Cabbagetown neighborhood on Tuesday.  

12:09 PM, Sep 24, 2013

Video released in Kendrick Johnson death

A judge ruled that video taken in the Lowndes High School gym on the day Kendrick Johnson be released.

10:50 PM, Oct 30, 2013

James Andrews - Entrepreneur & Digital Thought Leader

See why we started calling James Andrews...The Most Interesting Man in the Tech World. And it's not because he drinks Dos Equis.

12:05 PM, Apr 19, 2014

Knoxville to Atlanta Megabus challenge

Two anchors and a photojournalist from our Knoxville sister station put Megabus to a test: how does it compare with driving or flying to Atlanta?

12:31 PM, Feb 9, 2012

Jobs coming to new airport terminal

The opening of an international terminal at Atlanta's airport means that several jobs will be available in the new building.

7:06 AM, May 16, 2012

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Johns Creek police arrest 5 in illegal massage parlor

Five people where arrested at the Sapphire Spa in Johns Creek for running an unlicensed business and offering sexual services. 

3:37 PM, Jul 11, 2013

Stolen luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Thieves are walking in off of the street, at Hartsfield Jackason International Airport, and walking away with your bags. Sign our petition for greater security at baggage claim

10:11 AM, Oct 30, 2012

Georgia Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

A medical breakthrough in skin tightening and anti aging.

1:16 PM, Apr 17, 2014

Drivers Ask for Traffic Signal After Fatal Accident

Drivers Ask for Traffic Signal After Fatal Accident

6:45 AM, Apr 1, 2011
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