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In its latest effort to compete with online giant Amazon, Walmart is testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while driving home from their regular work shifts.

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Boarding passes could someday become quaint relics for air travelers.

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JetBlue Airways plans to test facial-recognition check-in for a few flights beginning later this month, and Delta Air Lines plans to let some passengers board with their fingerprints instead of a boarding pass.

The once-ubiquitous paper boarding pass is already shunned by many travelers who prefer to use mobile boarding passes on their phones.

Company Eyes Atlanta For Its New $500M Data Center Campus

May 30, 2017
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Dallas-based CyrusOne Inc. is said to be considering Atlanta for an up to 1 million-square foot data center campus. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, a project of that size could involve an investment of up to $500 million, industry sources said.

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The expansion would mark the entrant of a major player in the crowded Atlanta data center market and prove there is room for further development.

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Alabama's largest city is opening a new film office in hopes of luring more movie productions to the area.

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Film Birmingham is now officially open for business after operating behind the scenes for more than a year, Al.com reported.

Film Birmingham, an initiative of Create Birmingham, is planning to launch a website targeting the film industry.

In 2015, Germany invested $255 billion in the United States and more than 672,000 people were employed for German companies like Mercedes-Benz USA.
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During President Donald Trump's visit to Brussels Thursday, German media reported Trump said he would stop imports of German cars into the United States.

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But many German car companies build their cars in the U.S. and export them from the South.

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