Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.
VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel
A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.
Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.
Radio listeners and TV watchers this week likely heard advertisements from the conservative organization “Americans for Economic Freedom,” funded by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s leftover 2012 campaign funds, telling California businesses to flee for the political sanctuary of Texas, and according to official governor’s office documents, some are hearing the call.
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Dropbox announced that it wants to replace your hard drive by expanding from an app to an entire platform of services. The company is holding its developers’ conference in San Francisco this week.
Social networking giant Facebook is teaming up with Dropbox to allow users to share documents, photos and videos with groups.
Apple pulls the plug on its first foray into cloud computing and sync service, MobileMe.
Google has recently renamed its cloud service Google Drive because now it incorporates cloud storage into the package.
Google is hoping to build the world’s largest digital filing cabinet in the latest attempt to deepen people’s dependence on its services.