Here is an early Christmas gift for the Richmond District Neighborhood Center: a $20,000 check. The contribution will help fund its employment training program. The money, which is being contributed by AT&T, will pay a staff member to provide job-readiness workshops, manage a job bank, and incorporate classes on today’s job market. Read More
T-Mobile is aggressively improving cell phone and mobile services in San Francisco, where it plans to nearly triple its antenna installations.
Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Clearwire recently filed five-year growth plans with The City, including proposed new telecommunication base stations. Read More
Now that it’s passed, we learn more about what’s in it from Fortune. This time, the latest Obamacare revelation comes in company documents that congressional Democrats requested from Verizon, AT&T, John Deere and Caterpillar.
This revelation isn’t new or unexpected — basically, it’s what we’ve been saying all along would happen: Read More
Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee admitted that CEOs who reported billions in losses due to Obamacare were required to state those losses after all. What the Democrats didn’t admit, on the other hand, was that the companies were being incentivized to drop their insurance for employees. Read More
Valerie Jarret, slumlord extroardinaire and the White House corporate liaison, doesn’t think businesses are bothered enough by their ObamaCare-inspired $14 billion markdown in profits to fight against Obamacare:
“I have not observed an orchestrated effort,” said Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama. Read More
Many, many times during the health care debate, President Obama promised the American people that if they have insurance and they are happy with it, then it would not change under the Democrats' national health care proposal. "Under the plan, if you like your current health insurance, nothing changes, except your costs will go down by as much as $2,500 per year," Obama promised on his transition website before assuming office. Read More
I guess they read the bill to find out what was in it: Read More
San Francisco nonprofits that incubate small businesses are among the winners of thousands of dollars in grant support that will help keep them on track at a time when the economy is far from rosy.
Among the recipients of the $25,000 AT&T grants is the San Francisco-based Women’s Initiative for Self Employment, which boasts numerous success stories. Read More
The growing debate on net neutrality heightened this week following an announcement by Federal Communications Committee Chairman Julius Genachowski supporting increased regulations on broadband carriers to preserve a "free and open" flow of Internet content.
Genachowski's comments ignited a swift response from legislators and a host of discussions across the Web.
Proponents call it 21st-century technology. Opponents call it 19th-century packaging.
Whatever you call it, it won’t be showing up on your street corner in the form of a refrigerator-size metal box — not yet, at least. Read More