GSMA, a London-based, global association of 800 mobile network operators, has long seen Atlanta as its beachhead into North America. Finally, it’s own offices are inside the city limits.
Book: Any Human Heart Author: William Boyd Review by: Glenn Hendrix, chair, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP “That’s all your life amounts to in the end: the aggregate of all the good luck and the bad luck you experience. Everything is explained by that simple formula. Tot it up – look at the respective piles. There’s nothing Read more
Five decades after he first flew to Newcastle with Martin Luther King Jr., Ambassador Andrew Young returned to the U.K. city in November to unveil a bronze statue of the late civil rights icon. The statue, which stands six feet tall and depicts Dr. King in an academic gown, marked 50 years since Newcastle University Read more
Jeff Sprecher doesn’t describe himself as a disruptor. “Problem-solver” is the way the Intercontinental Exchange Inc. CEO would prefer it.
When April Spring spied a woman whose thong was peeking out above her jeans, she didn’t intend to make the woman the butt of an ongoing joke. Nor, at the time, did she envision that the awkward moment would spawn an innovative apparel company based on a hybrid between men’s and women’s underwear.
Spitfire Studios never set out to become an international film house. Even from its outset 11 years ago, the company’s founders always had in view a future filled of feature-length movies. But Bollywood? That was something they never saw coming. “Essentially the viewers in India are tired of their own country, and because of globalization, Read more
In addition to the personal information of 146 million Americans put at risk by the Equifax fiasco, the information of 400,000 Brits and Scots was exposed as well – a development that also astounded James Neville.
A privacy management software company that says it has “co-headquarters” in both Atlanta and London is spending $5 million to expand its operations in Atlanta, hiring 500. OneTrust, which also has an office in Munich, Germany, offers software that helps companies doing business around the world comply with the myriad regulations on data privacy — Read more
While Atlanta makes its case as a global hub for cybersecurity, seven companies from around the globe will be making theirs to the city’s top chief information-security officers. Seven of the 12 firms selected for an Oct. 4 pitch event are from four countries outside the United States: Israel, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Read more
Lain Shakespeare looks out a window over the Atlanta Beltline, sharing the vision for the light rail line organizers hope will eventually run parallel to a trail that already has arguably transformed the way the city sees itself. “Projects like this are really redefining the way people view this city and increasing the demand for Read more