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A global "ransomware" attack that started last week locked thousands of computers in more than 150 countries.

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As a cybersecurity hub, metro Atlanta hosts nearly 100 cybersecurity firms. Some of them are helping affected companies respond to the attacks.

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An awkward job interview question — how much did you make at your last job? — is getting banned in some parts of the country.

Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia have passed laws that bar employers from asking applicants about their salary history. And several states, including California, Mississippi and Pennsylvania, have proposed similar legislation this year.

Supporters say the bans are one way to help close the wage gap between men and women. Some business advocates, however, say the bans hurt companies that use salary histories to help them set wages.

Five miles from the Port of Savannah, developers will add five million square feet of storage space on 500 acres of land recently sold by the Georgia Ports Authority.
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About 2,000 people in the transportation industry are at the Georgia World Congress Center this week for the Georgia Logistics Summit.

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In Georgia, logistics is a big industry, led by United Parcel Service, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and the Norfolk Southern Railway. The state also is a route along major trucking corridors.

However, the industry has a problem: an aging workforce.

Joy Reddy said her 20 minute commute to SunTrust Bank from Toco Hills became one hour after the bridge collapse. She works from home at least twice a week. She said not having an assigned desk puts lets pressure on being physically present.
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On the evening of March 30, Thomas Crosson was grabbing a slice of pizza at Amalfi Pizza near SunTrust Bank, and watched as large flames rose from a section of the Interstate 85 in Atlanta, causing it to collapse.

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"It was funny to watch everyone gather around the TV. Even the cooks came out from behind the kitchen and all of them had the same expression on their face," Crosson said.

Georgia's Banks Are Becoming More Diverse

May 5, 2017
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Although Georgia is home to one of the most recognized African-American-owned banks in the country, the state’s banking landscape is becoming as diverse as its population.

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