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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.

Georgia Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

A medical breakthrough in skin tightening and anti aging.

1:16 PM, Apr 17, 2014

The mother of all swaps

This is what happens when you decide to give simply because you can and because there is a need. 

5:53 AM, May 11, 2011

Kids Use CPR to save 12 week old baby

What would you do if your child all of a sudden stopped breathing? It's a frightening scenario that one Marietta mother found herself in just last week.

5:55 PM, Mar 14, 2013

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

Joe's Crab Shack Ragin' Cajun Steampot Recipe

Are you in a seafood mood?

8:05 AM, Mar 26, 2011

Rome man claims he had role in escape from Alcatraz

 An 89-year-old Rome man claims he played a role in the notorious escape from Alcatraz, but kept his story bottled up for nearly 50 years.

11:29 PM, Dec 30, 2011

The Bluff: Atlanta's forgotten community

An astonishing number of home vacancies -- more than half -- has turned what should have been prime real estate into crime real estate.
Welcome to the Bluff on English Avenue.

8:04 AM, Nov 3, 2011

Miss Delaware Teen USA resigns after sex video surfaces

Melissa King, Miss Delaware Teen USA, resigned her crown after facing questions about an online sex video that claims to star her.

2:17 PM, Feb 27, 2013

Frank Ski Kids Foundation

Join the Frank Ski Kids Foundation and volunteer for Comcast Cares Day.

1:26 PM, Apr 17, 2014

Sunday liquor sales start in DeKalb, Gwinnett counties

"Now it's great," said Tower customer Thom Abbott. "If you forget or have a barbecue and run out, you can go get something."

5:50 AM, May 7, 2012
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