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This is a great idea: The Gents Place Puts a Modern Twist on Barbering My introduction to the Gents Place was through a Facebook ad that offered a free cut, shampoo and hot towel treatment—a $35 value—in exchange for my name, phone number, e-mail address and preferred social network. Who could resist? While waiting for [...]
Just read this morning that AT&T is ending its unlimited data plans. I was on the unlimited plan but never used that much data. This paragraph illustrates the issue: Carriers, such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless, have long chafed at having to spend billions of dollars to build and maintain networks only to watch Internet [...]
Have any of you been following the MF Global debacle? I have. At least what I have read in the Wall Street Journal (the latest here). It’s simply unbelievable. How does $1.2 billion in customer funds vanish? These are customer funds, mind you. As I understand it (if I’m wrong, please correct me), these customer [...]
By now, you all are probably familiar with the MF Global story so I won’t go into the details here (if you’re not familiar, Google is your friend). For fun, I went to their website this morning just to see what it looked like. The first thing I noticed was this statement on their homepage: [...]
I hate to see him go: Jobs’ Resignation Marks Storied Career.
From today’s WSJ: As many state legislatures debate double-digit percentage cuts in higher-education funding, presidential pay could become a sensitive subject. In Austin, for instance, University of Texas Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa is asking lawmakers to limit proposed reductions in the state’s funding of higher education, even as his compensation was third highest, by total [...]
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