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Delta permanently eliminates change fees for most domestic tickets

Delta is taking a page out of rival Southwest Airlines’ playbook with its latest move to appeal to customers. Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) announced Monday, Aug. 31, it is permanently eliminating change fees for all flights within the United States. The elimination of change fees is effective immediately, according to a news release. The policy change includes tickets purchased for travel within the domestic U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands in Delta’s first class, Delta Premium Select,…

Morehouse College hires Kendrick Brown to replace Michael Hodge as provost

Morehouse College will have a new face leading its staff and the school’s curriculum starting in January 2021. The prominent historically black college said Monday it hired Kendrick T. Brown as the school’s next provost. He succeeds Michael Hodge, who will go back to the classroom as a professor, the school said. Morehouse said Brown is tasked with expanding the school’s academic curriculum; leading faculty; and fostering scholarly research in science, education, the humanities, and the Black…

The top Atlanta tech and startup hires and departures of August

Hiring announcements, departures and layoffs in the tech ecosystem are mentioned daily in the Atlanta Inno Beat newsletter, along with insights on how personnel moves may impact a startup’s future. Sign up for the Beat to get it each day in your inbox. Check out the most important hires, promotions, departures and layoffs from Atlanta technology companies from August 2020. Know of a name that’s missing from this list? Email mhogan@americaninno.com. Cardlytics, an Atlanta-based advertising…

Cox Communications sues Micro Focus in $11M software dispute

Atlanta-based Cox Communications is suing software giant Micro Focus over more than $11 million in disputed fees. In a complaint filed Aug. 20 in Georgia’s new State-wide Business Court, Cox Communications, the third-largest U.S. cable company and a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., contends Micro Focus is wrongly demanding Cox Communications owes it $11,245,640 in fees. Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP) serves more than 40,000 customers worldwide, the company says. In September 2017 it completed…