Channeling the Weather
The only thing more bitter than the frosty winds endured through last week's cold spell in the Northeast was Spence himself for not having been picked as one of the young entrepreneurs to compete on Donald Trump's reality show, "The Apprentice.**QTEThe only thing more bitter than the frosty winds endured through last weeks cold spell in the Northeast was Spence himself for not having been picked as one of the young entrepreneurs to compete on Donald Trumps reality show, "The Apprentice." The capitalist Katt knew he should have kept that failed attempt to open a Jenny Craig franchise in Borneo off his résumé. "Location, location, location," sighed the scribe. El Gato noted that Trump would be wise to keep a step ahead of whoever wins the shot at being his apprentice, as Computer Associates co-founder Charles Wang has probably come to realize since picking Sanjay Kumar as his protégé in the late 80s. The personal and financial strain on the relationship between the retired Wang and CA CEO Kumar was exemplified by the resignation from the company last week of Wangs wife, Nancy Li. After stepping down as CEO of iCanSP, a CA subsidiary she founded, Li was reportedly escorted from CAs Islandia, N.Y., headquarters by security guards, sans parting gifts from the house that Charles built.
"Me-ouch," moaned the Mouser as he tried to escape the chill by warming his paws on the back of his monitor. The phone interrupted His Hirsuteness huddling against hypothermia. It was a telecom tattler who said the Bells plan to flex their lobbying muscle this year. The smooth operator said the Bells will push hard on a regulatory method they first sought four years ago that lets each carrier keep the revenue from its customers and not pay to use the other carriers networks. Industry players say this would be fine for the Bells, but it will hurt small, rural telephone companies, which rely on compensation from other carriers. Any enterprise with factories, plants or headquarters in the sticks would see a hefty phone bill hike.