This is a developing story and will be updated. Less than two years after Dallas-based AT&T championed corporate tax cuts and pledged they'd lead to job creation, the company plans to cut nearly 2,000 jobs, according to the telecom union that represents its workers.Officials from Communications Workers of America say AT&T began notifying employees Thursday about the upcoming cuts. About 1,880 jobs will be eliminated over the next few months in 23 states, including Texas and Oklahoma, according to the union. The cuts are aimed at technicians.AT&T spokesman Marty Richter confirmed that jobs will be eliminated, but would not say how many. He said most affected employees will be offered a similar job by AT&T. "Due to changes as our business and industry continue to evolve, we are making some staff reductions involving technicians who install and repair certain services and network systems," he said in an email. … [Read more...] about AT&T to cut nearly 2,000 jobs, telecom labor union says
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Rolling out in stable form over the weekend, Nova Launcher now offers 3 different darkly-colored choices for its Night Mode. To me, the options appear to be Dark, Darker, and Darkest. If you’re not aware of how Nova’s Night Mode works, users can enable it to theme different portions of the launcher when turned on, such as the Search bar, app drawer, and folders. It can turn on automatically or manually all from within the app’s settings menu. If you’re someone who cares deeply about Night/Dark Mode All Teh Things, this update is for you. Get it by following the link below. Google Play Link Nova Launcher 6.1.11 is now a stable release. Choices of 3 different colors for Night Mode including a solid black color for all of you that have requested it! New way to remove home screens to make it easier and of course bug fixes. APK here: https://t.co/ZY6WJyhTNF pic.twitter.com/kyFNrQvS8S — Nova Launcher (@Nova_Launcher) June 14, 2019 … [Read more...] about Nova Launcher Adds 3 Different Color Choices for Night Mode
Startup San Diego, the nonprofit that organizes the city’s largest annual startup event, is losing its only paid employee. Jarrod Russell, who was brought in last year to lead the organization, is moving to the San Francisco Bay Area for personal reasons.Russell was the first employee to receive a paycheck at Startup San Diego, which was founded in 2014 and runs almost exclusively on volunteers. The organization is best known for putting on San Diego Startup Week, an annual event that usually attracts a few thousand attendees.Russell’s departure comes just weeks after this year’s event, which saw a significant reduction in attendance compared to previous years. Since 2016, the event typically attracts around 3,000 attendees. But last month, the week-long event only brought out 2,100.Russell said the nonprofit sent out a survey to determine what caused the low attendance this year, and found the timing could have been a factor. This year’s event immediately … [Read more...] about Startup San Diego loses its only paid employee to Bay Area
Michael Liedtke, Ap Technology Writer Updated 3:28 pm CDT, Monday, June 17, 2019 FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk says he’s deleted his Twitter account 10 months after a tweet landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators. Musk changed his Twitter display name to Daddy DotCom on Father’s Day. Daddy.com is an actual website that provides parenting information to new and expecting fathers. less FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk says he’s deleted his Twitter account 10 months after ... more Photo: Jae C. Hong, AP Photo: Jae C. Hong, AP Image … [Read more...] about Is Elon Musk closing troublesome Twitter account or teasing?