by J. Scott Trubey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Eight Georgians made the 2016 list of Forbes Magazine?셲 400 richest Americans.Gains in the stock market and growth by tech firms contributed to the biggest changes on this year?셲 list, Forbes said this week.
Lam Research Corp. and KLA-Tencor are scrapping their merger agreement due to antitrust regulators' opposition to the deal that would have combined the two makers of equipment for manufacturing semiconductors.
Genuine Parts, the Atlanta-based company that sells auto parts under the NAPA brand, said one of its units is buying a Minnesota company that distributes products for industrial automation and control.
Federal regulators announced new rules Wednesday governing the quickly growing prepaid debit card industry, an effort more than two years in the making which should bring basic account protections to its customers, who are often financially disadvantaged.
Federal investigators are working to extract data from an event recorder on board a New Jersey commuter train that crashed last week, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 others, but say it may be a few days before they release the information.
Each year some of the roughly 2,000 factory-built diners around the United States are demolished, but an enduring fascination with the 20th-century breakfast tradition has helped some get rescued from the wrecking ball.
New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on an agreement between Democratic leaders and Republican Gov. Chris Christie to raise the state's gas tax by 23 cents a gallon to pay for road, bridge and transit work.
by Jake Pearson And Jack Gillum, The Associated Press
Six years after George Gjieli left federal prison, where he'd been sent for trying to break out a triple murderer, Donald Trump gave him a job running Trump Tower, where the billionaire businessman lived and worked.
Delta Air Lines is canceling 120 Florida flights due to Hurricane Matthew. Flights to and from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are being canceled starting around noon Thursday, according to Atlanta-based Delta.
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The Latest on the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry (all times local): 7:15 p.m. It's been a busy day for Northwestern University scientist Fraser Stoddart, one of three winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen has reached a deal with Iran's biggest carmaker to open a plant producing 200,000 vehicles a year, renewing an old partnership with Iran Khodro Co following the lifting of international sanctions.
In a first for Albania, some police will soon be driving electric cars through the streets. Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri on Wednesday proudly introduced a small fleet of Volkswagen electric cars to be used by police, "the only one in the region and one of five in Europe.
The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday rejected nuclear disarmament cases filed by the tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands against Britain, India and Pakistan, saying it did not have jurisdiction.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the shape, if not the detail, of her vision for Britain on Wednesday, saying government should play a bigger role in people's lives than it has under some of her Conservative predecessors.
A new study by student loan provider Sallie Mae found that young adults under 35, the so-called millennial generation, report saving more for their children’s college education than older parents from Generation X and the baby boomer generation.
Global stocks mostly fell on Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve officials strengthened expectations of an interest rate increase this year and economic indicators showed muted growth in Europe.
Special Agent Jack Bennett was at the FBI's computer investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, on a Sunday in March when an outside company showed the bureau how it could hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Swiss prosecutors investigating suspected embezzlement at a Malaysian state investment fund say that $800 million appears to have been misappropriated from investments in natural resources by a former subsidiary.
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Prepaid cards are about to get easier to understand and more secure. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday released long-awaited, final rules on prepaid accounts to give consumers federal protections that already are available on checking accounts and credit cards.
Wearing a fitness tracker may help you keep tabs on how many steps you take, but the devices themselves — even with the lure of a cash reward — probably won't improve your health, according to the biggest study yet done on the trendy technology.
by Michael Liedtke And Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press
Google is taking a page from Apple's playbook by making a bigger push to build its own hardware. Rick Osterloh, head of Google's new hardware group, said that in doing so, Google can take full advantage of capabilities it's designing with artificial intelligence and machine learning.
by Michael Liedtke And Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press
Google ratcheted up its rivalry with Apple and Amazon by unveiling new smartphones, an internet-connected speaker that channels a digital assistant, and other gadgets the company hopes to make indispensable.
The Latest on Google's product event (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Analysts say Google's new lineup of phones, other devices and artificial intelligence services may have trouble attracting consumers in large numbers, at least for now.
Britain's main stock market fell agonizingly short of an all-time high on Tuesday amid a groundswell of optimism that exporters and multinationals will benefit from the pound's woes in the wake of the country's vote to leave the European Union in June.
Millions of Americans who bought individual health insurance outside the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges may be leaving money on the table if they skip those marketplaces again in picking 2017 coverage, a new report says.
Americans are expected to spend at a faster clip than last year for the critical holiday season, helped by an economy that should only continue to pick up, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange promised "significant" disclosures on subjects including the U.S. election and Google in the coming weeks as the secret-spilling group marked its 10th anniversary on Tuesday.
Ericsson said Tuesday it will cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden, or nearly 20 percent of its local workforce, and will downsize operations at several plants as part of its global plan to cut costs by 9 billion kronor ($1 billion) in 2017.