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Honeywell Upgrades Hotel Guestroom System at Grand Hyatt Atlanta

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

  ATLANTA, GA — May 22, 2017 — In a city known for its southern hospitality, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is helping one Atlanta hotel virtually eliminate temperature-related guest complaints using the latest in connected technology. Honeywell installed its INNCOM guestroom automation and energy management system in January 2017 at Grand …

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Georgia Tech launches $1 million retail technology initiative at ATDC

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: Education/Institution
Location: Midtown Atlanta

    ATLANTA, GA– May 22, 2017– The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s technology incubator, is launching a new initiative for entrepreneurs focused on retail-related technology. The new program — which comes as the retailing sector faces a torrent of change in consumer behavior — is being funded by …

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$500M Data Center Campus Considered in Atlanta

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  ATLANTA, GA– May 22, 2017– Another data center might be headed for Atlanta.  According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Dallas-based CyrusOne Inc. is considering Atlanta for an up to 1 million-square-foot data center campus. Georgia is home to more than 50 major data centers for leading global companies and …

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Atlanta-based Terminus raises $10 million

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: Funding/Investment
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

Terminus has raised a $10 million Series B round led by Edison Partners. Also participating were Atlanta Ventures and existing investors. Terminus, of Atlanta, is an account-based marketing platform.

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Pinterest Plans Expansion at Atlanta’s PCM

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA– May 17, 2017– Tech companies MailChimp, athenahealth, Cardlytics and HowStuffWorks call Atlanta’s Ponce City Market (PCM) home. Now Pinterest is reportedly expanding its presence in the complex.  According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the image-collecting social platform is bulking up its Atlanta sales office and moving into its …

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TEALS + You: Teach High School Computer Science and Keep your Day Job

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Type: Education/Institution
Location: Greater Atlanta

TEALS (tealsk12.org) takes experienced volunteers from the tech industry and pairs them with an existing high school teacher to build and grow sustainable computer science programs by team teaching in a 1st period classroom. The 1st period time slot allow our volunteers to participate with a minimal impact on the normal working day. If this sounds like something you would be interested in you can apply now at www.tealsk12.org/volunteers.

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AT&T Awarded $119M, 5-year Contract to Support Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Dekalb

    ATLANTA, GA — May 17, 2017– AT&T* will help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) modernize its communications and reduce costs. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded AT&T a task order valued up to $119 million to support the CDC. We will help improve CDC’s …

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Hodges-Mace Named ‘HR Tech Company to Watch’ by Employee Benefit News; Kevin Andrews, CTO & Top 50 Tech Innovator, Promoted to President

Industry: Health IT
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Perimeter

Benefits delivery innovator, Hodges-Mace, LLC, has been selected as one of 10 HR Tech Companies to Watch by the Editors of Employee Benefit News Magazine. The providers on this exclusive list are delivering game-changing software and services to boost employee engagement and productivity. Hodges-Mace has also announced that in recognition of his ongoing contributions to the company, Kevin Andrews has been appointed to President. Andrews has been serving as Chief Technology Officer since SmartBen was acquired in 2014. In his dual role as President and CTO, he will continue to lead the advancement and innovation of technology solutions for Hodges-Mace. Andrews was named a Top 50 Tech Innovator by Employee Benefits News for his work to create and deliver technology solutions that eliminate the disconnect between employers, employees and benefits.

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TAG announces a Statewide Call for Nominations and Applications for 2017 STEM Education Awards

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Type: TAG-Ed
Location: Greater Atlanta

        ATLANTA (May 15, 2017) – The Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative are excited to announce the 6th Annual STEM Education Awards, an event that will once again recognize and honor schools, programs and organizations for their outstanding effort and achievement in supporting …

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NCR Launches the Next Generation of NCR Console

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Gwinnett

Console Advanced Reporting solution improves restaurant operations with easy-to-use management tools in one time-saving dashboard

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