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In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles.
Damian Dovarganes, File / Associated Press

A global privacy management software company will create 500 jobs over the next few years and invest $5 million in an expansion of its facility in Fulton County.

Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that OneTrust, by reinvesting in Georgia's strategic resources and talent pool, will grow its access to the global market and reach its customer base more efficiently.

Coca-Cola CEO, Muhtar Kent
Courtesy of Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is the first Fortune 500 Atlanta company to come out against President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Tech companies like Google and Microsoft responded loudly against the executive order this weekend.

But many of Atlanta's largest publicly-traded companies aren't talking about it.

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent said he doesn't support President Trump's executive order and is working to help employees who may be affected.

UCB is the first big pharmaceutical company in the technology hub near Georgia Tech, but it's the 15th innovation center in Tech Square.
Courtesy of the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Smyrna-based pharmaceutical company UCB opened an innovation center in Tech Square on Tuesday.

UCB is the first big pharmaceutical company in the technology hub near Georgia Tech, but it's the 15th innovation center here.

It joins AT&T, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, Delta, Anthem and other big corporations who have established “corporate innovation centers" in Midtown Atlanta.   

‘Fast-Fail’

  

Many small and mid-sized companies in Atlanta say they have high expectations for sales in 2016, but they are proceeding cautiously this year with fewer hires and raises, according to PNC Financial Services Group.

PNC economist Mekael Teshome says, "2016 might be a little cooler than it was last year. What we're finding is at this stage, is that firms are focusing more on their profits right now."

After public demands from the company founder for the current CEO to resign, Atlanta-based PulteGroup Inc.'s board of directors released a letter Tuesday reassuring shareholders the real estate company is under good leadership.
Courtesy of PulteGroup Inc.

One of the nation’s largest homebuilders is having a very public internal feud, with the company's move to Atlanta getting a lot of the blame.

Atlanta-based PulteGroup Inc.'s board of directors released a letter Tuesday reassuring shareholders the real estate company is under good leadership. 

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