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Snowden calls for 'accountability' in surveillance chat

3:54 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says the NSA is "setting fire to the future of the Internet" with surveillance practices he first revealed last year.

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Study: Twitter is predictable

8:39 PM, Feb 26, 2014

A link to a viral video of dancing babies, followed by a breaking news alert, followed by a photo of someone's lunch makes Twitter seem random. A University of Georgia researcher says it's completely predictable. 

America's favorite smartphone is definitely not Blackberry

3:13 PM, Feb 25, 2014

Do you love your phone? It's probably an Apple or a Samsung. Planning to pitch it? Goodbye, Blackberry and Sony Ericsson. The numbers come from a survey conducted by an app company. 

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5, new wearables

1:02 AM, Feb 25, 2014

As one of the handful of tech companies whose every move is scrutinized closely by pundits and consumers alike, there had been a lot of speculation about what Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone might look like and do.

Hackers set off 60K alerts at Neiman Marcus

12:04 AM, Feb 24, 2014

Reports suggest that hackers set off 60,000 security alerts as they stole Neiman Marcus customers' credit card numbers. 

Netflix cuts deal with Comcast to speed up service

4:42 PM, Feb 23, 2014

Netflix said Sunday it has agreed to a new deal with Comcast to ensure that its movies and TV shows stream more quickly for the Internet provider's customers.

WhatsApp has outage after $19B Facebook deal

10:32 PM, Feb 22, 2014

The mobile messaging app went down for several hours Saturday afternoon.

Could the app Yik Yak be a cyberbullying tool?

12:33 AM, Feb 22, 2014

The new social media app Yik Yak is running afoul of school leaders in Roswell and other districts around the nation. They're afraid the app could be used for cyberbullying.

Google's expansion plans eye metro Atlanta

7:07 PM, Feb 19, 2014

Google unveiled big expansion plans for its fast Fiber Internet service on Wednesday, and the high-speed internet and video service may come to parts of metro Atlanta.

Atlanta marketed as 'epicenter of digital innovation'

9:48 PM, Feb 18, 2014

The Choose ATL video gained traction on social media. The group called it "a love letter to the city of Atlanta". Now, that love letter has a co-sponsor. 

Pandora predicts if you're a Republican or Democrat

7:52 PM, Feb 18, 2014

What do your music choices say about you? If you listen to country music, are you a republican? Love R&B, does that mean you're a democrat? Pandora says yes, and they're making plans to cash in on the idea. 

Talking Angela app not dangerous, despite rumors

6:58 PM, Feb 17, 2014

Talking Angela has been searched more than 50,000 times on Google in 48 hours.  If you don't have kids, maybe you've never heard of the app, but it is huge.

Developer says he's taking down popular 'Flappy Bird'

1:22 AM, Feb 9, 2014

The developer of mobile title Flappy Bird says he's removing his game from Apple's App Store and Google Play, one week after the title's sudden surge in popularity.

TELLING THE STORY: Emily Bowman's emotional homecoming

So often, many of us in newsrooms become seduced by storyline instead of substance.

7:44 AM, Jul 3, 2013

GO BARVES! It's not just a misspelling, it's an Internet parody

It's not just a T-shirt bearing the colors and script and tomahawk logo of the Atlanta Braves.  The shirt, produced by a husband and wife Atlanta-based marketing company, is a very subtle spoof that starts with two transposed letters.

4:24 PM, May 8, 2012

Houston shares secret to stop wrong way drivers

In August, five people died on metro Atlanta freeways in wrong way crashes. More than 100 people have died in Georgia in the past five years.  11Alive reached out to communities across the country to see if any of them had tackled the problem successfully. Our search sent us to Houston.

12:17 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Police: Fla. teen accidentally shoots off his penis and testicle

A teenager is recovering after police say he shot himself in the penis and testicle while cleaning a gun he just bought.

11:15 AM, Sep 12, 2012

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Strong Lash

12:11 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Snowjam: Volunteers save injured stray dog despite gridlock

This is the story about some terrific people who braved it all, that stormy afternoon and night of the snowjam last week, to get their new, best friend to the vet.

12:39 AM, Feb 4, 2014

Skyline Pest Solutions

Do you have critter problems?

1:10 PM, Mar 20, 2014

Joe's Crab Shack Ragin' Cajun Steampot Recipe

Are you in a seafood mood?

8:05 AM, Mar 26, 2011

Slow cookers could pose potential health hazard

11Alive's Center for Investigative Action wants to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries. 

5:57 AM, May 9, 2013
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