President Barack Obama signed a memorandum Friday that frees up wireless spectrum that the government is not using for private sector use.
San Francisco officials on Monday called on the city’s private sector to promote gender equality in the workplace but also faced criticism from their own city employees for a proposal to reduce pay for public sector jobs primarily held by women and people of color.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will create the nation’s first state-run retirement savings program for private-sector workers, over the objection of critics who said it creates a new liability for taxpayers.
This year’s NewSpace conference at NASA Ames Research Center offered hints at where the space agency and the private sector are headed now that the space shuttle program has ended.
In the past, the city has been able to pay for the cyclists to end one leg of the race within San Jose, drawing thousands of spectators, but this year money was too tight. With the city in dire financial straits, the private sector is coming to the rescue.