Yahoo is a mess. It’s not just that the company got outflanked by Google. It’s not just that it struggled to find a place in an evolving Internet economy. Yahoo is run by a collection of absentee landlords, otherwise known as its board of directors. It’s time the directors fell on their swords and resigned. Read More
Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Scott Thompson outlined how the Internet pioneer will revive itself by putting in place a new structure to sharpen its focus on users, advertisers and overlooked areas such as commerce.The company said last week it would lay off 2,000 people or 14 percent of its workforce, and it set in motion a broad restructuring. Read More
Private shuttles, which have proliferated as a way of carrying commuters from San Francisco neighborhoods and transit centers to large workplaces, could be more tightly regulated in the future.
Marina and Noe Valley residents have long voiced their displeasure with the shuttles, saying they are loud, block narrow streets and interfere with public transit. Read More
Either Muni service is really slow in the North Beach area, or local residents are experts at playing video games. Read More
Marieyi Dearaujo thought she had been swindled.
“There has to be a catch,” she told the stranger in the checkout line at the Mission district Foods Co. who paid her $59 grocery tab Wednesday.
“No catch,” said the man, who wore a purple shirt that read, “How good grows.” Read More
Waiting at a transit stop for a long-overdue Muni bus ranks right up there with a dreadful San Francisco experience such as watching the 49ers getting shut out at home.
While there may be little hope for The City’s football team, the wait for Muni will get a little more bearable, thanks to a promotional campaign launched this week that will give transit riders the chance to play video games at bus shelters. Read More
As private shuttle companies become an increasingly common sight in San Francisco neighborhoods, raising concerns about congestion, safety and noise, The City is raising the possibility of regulating the services. Read More