German company to bring tech jobs to Atlanta

Apr. 18—ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that TeamViewer, a global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions and workplace digitalization technology, will invest significantly in opening a sales and business development office in Atlanta, creating more than 100 jobs in the metro area over the next four years. The new office will be used to support customer growth in Georgia and across North America.

“Our first-class education and training programs have helped the state create a pipeline of tech talent that receives international attention and investment,” Kemp said in a news release. “Georgia has quickly become the East Coast’s software and technology hub, and I am grateful to TeamViewer for creating jobs for hard-working Georgians in the metro area.”

Headquartered in Goppingen, Germany, TeamViewer is a global cloud-based technology solutions provider focused on supporting customers’ digital transformation initiatives with software to improve processes and workflows along the entire value

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Looking for Tech Stocks? These 3 Are Great Buys

Over the last year, many tech stocks have seen a meteoric rise as the pandemic accelerated the push toward digital solutions. While the underlying performance of some tech businesses warranted their strong gains in the market, many others are arguably overvalued.

Differentiating between the two can be tough, but there are three stocks in particular that are still poised for a bright future. 

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1. Autodesk: Building the future

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) provides software and design tools to the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Put simply, the company builds software that helps people make things. With more than five million users around the globe, many projects stem from one version or another of Autodesk’s software.

In 2016, Autodesk began pivoting from a licensing model to a subscription model. Since that time, revenue has grown by only 51%, but its operating cash flow margin expanded from

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Restaurant tech firm Olo shares soar 39% in IPO as online ordering surges

Olo, which makes online ordering software for restaurants, saw shares soar 39% in its public market debut on Wednesday.

The company priced shares at $25 per share, raising about $450 million at a valuation of $3.6 billion. The stock closed on Wednesday at $34.75 per share. Olo had initially said that its target price was $16 to $18 per share, before raising it to $20 to $22 per share on Monday. The stock is trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “OLO.”

“For us, we are so well known within the restaurant industry but so unknown outside the restaurant industry, certainly by public investors, so it’s important for us to meet with as many investors as we could,” CEO Noah Glass said in an interview.

Before the initial public offering, Olo had raised less than $100 million in funding from outside investors since the company was founded

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Swiss police raid over hack on Bay Area tech company

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities on Monday confirmed a police raid at the home of a Swiss software engineer who took credit for helping to break into a U.S. security-camera company’s online networks, part of what the activist hacker cited as an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of mass surveillance.

The Federal Office of Justice said regional police in central Lucerne, acting on a legal assistance request from U.S. authorities, on Friday carried out a house search involving hacker Tillie Kottmann.

The hacker said online that electronics devices were seized during the raid. The Swiss office declined to specify the location or comment further, deferring all questions to “the relevant U.S. authority.”

The FBI said in a statement Friday it was “aware of the law enforcement activity conducted in Switzerland” but had no further comment.

Kottmann had identified as a member of a group of “hacktivists” who say

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