They’ve already tied the knot, so to speak, so why not move in together? Delta Air Lines Inc. has announced that it will move all flight operations into Terminal 3 at London’s Heathrow Airport to be closer to joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic Airways, of which Delta owns a 49 percent equity stake. The move from […]
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The land that gave the world Guinness is soon to be flowing with one of Atlanta’s most famous hometown brews. Sweetwater Brewing Co. is readying its 420 IPA, Georgia Brown, Blue and Hash Session beers to be distributed in Ireland just in time for the arrival of another hometown favorite: Georgia Tech, whose football team plays […]
Score one for the humans. While robots have been among the prime culprits in siphoning jobs from American workers in recent decades, a new factory from German sportswear giant Adidas in metro Atlanta will require 160 humans to oversee automations that will enable it to better compete in the U.S. market, the company said in a […]
On paper, TruRating comes off like yet another London startup filling a tiny niche in the ever-expanding payments space, a bit player vying for a small sliver of a crowded market. But after a few minutes with its ambitious founder, Georgina Nelson, it’s easier to be convinced that one second of a customer’s time, multiplied over thousands […]
For decades, generating electricity has been all about boiling water. Typically, you can boil water by burning coal, oil or natural gas or even through a nuclear reaction using uranium. That steam turns a turbine which turns a generator creating our electricity. On a recent trip to the United Kingdom, I had the opportunity to see a […]
Four out of the 10 early-stage technology companies joining Techstars Atlanta are from outside the United States, showing the city’s appeal among international startups looking into the American market as the worldwide accelerator program kicks off here.
Editor’s note: When Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his counterpart, Geert Bourgeois, minister-president of the Flanders region of Belgium, visited Atlanta last year, aerospace wasn’t supposed to be on their list. But apparently, the leaders weren’t concerned about adhering too strictly to their targeted industries of logistics, cybersecurity and financial technology. Mr. Rutte took […]
Members of the French community assembled the evening of July 18 at the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta in a vigil on behalf of those killed as a result of the truck rampage in Nice, France, on Bastille Day, the country’s national holiday. Daniel Wolff, the president of the Alliance Francaise, welcomed the attendees, condemned the “senseless […]
Even after a turbulent weekend in Turkey that included a failed coup attempt and the resulting arrest of thousands of troops and judges, a professional development program started by Atlantans near Istanbul went forward basically as if the uprising hadn’t occurred.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban on flights in and out of Turkey imposed in the aftermath of a coup attempt that saw security checkpoints at the Istanbul airport overrun by protesters.