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Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room.
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
UPDATE: When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They...
March 27, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer.
March 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partners named to Super Lawyers lists
Cumberland-based Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder announced founding partner Jon Hedgepeth and managing partner Hannibal Heredia were selected for Georgia’s Super Lawyers list 2015 by Atlanta magazine. ...
March 27, 2015 01:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot
Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.
March 26, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Company awarded Best of Houzz
Atlanta Design & Build of Marietta, 1631 Canton Road in Marietta was awarded Best of Houzz for Customer Satisfaction. The Houzz honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number a...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meehan’s Pub to host Up in Smoke
Meehan’s Public House Vinings, 2810 Paces Ferry Road in Vinings will have an Up In Smoke Dinner on April 14. The five-course dinner from Chef Heather Murray will feature smoked dishes such as Smoke...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Positive impact’: Cobb Association of Realtors welcomes guest speakers at meeting
The Cobb Association of Realtors welcomed David Connell, president and CEO of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, and Scott Sweeney, member of the Cobb County School District, as their guest speakers at ...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famous Footwear opens new locations
Famous Footwear has opened new stores in Kennesaw and Alpharetta, marking its 13th and 14th locations in the metro-Atlanta market. Both locations will host Free Shoe Saturdays for eight weeks. The ...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lockheed to pay $2M to settle allegations it overbilled govt
Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say Lockheed Martin Corporation has agreed to pay $2 million to settle allegations it overbilled the government for fuel it used while manufacturing planes for the U....
March 27, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter
U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and likely cooled even further in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the outlook for the rest of the year looks brighte...
March 27, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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From new logos to New Coke: When corporations make mistakes
Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for...
March 27, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best of Atlanta Party 2015 featured city’s finest eats
Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party 2015, which was March 4, featured a celebration of the city’s most recognized restaurants, food trucks and bars. In total, 2,450 Georgia food lovers gathere...
March 27, 2015 01:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local agent earns top honor for customer service
Thomas Schlosser Jr., an American Family Insurance agent in Marietta, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Cer...
March 27, 2015 01:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans
Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bur...
March 26, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion.
March 25, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor to present State of the City
Marietta Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin will present his State of the City address to the Cobb Chamber’s Marietta Area Council today from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Mansour Center, 995 Roswell St. in Mari...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diaper Derby registration now open
Town Center at Cobb mall, 400 Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw invites families to participate in a day of Diaper Derby family fun April 18 in the Sears Court from 1 to 4 p.m. Space is limited so parent...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocwen plans to sell $25B portfolio to Nationstar
UPDATE: Ocwen Financial plans to sell a portfolio of approximately $25 billion in mortgage servicing rights to a subsidiary of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc.
March 24, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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