July 1, 2008
Where: Congressional Country Club (7,255 yards, par 70), Bethesda. Purse: $6 million ($1,080,000 winner's share). Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 2 p.m.; Friday, 3 p.m.); WUSA-9, WJZ-13 (Saturday-Sunday, 3 p.m.). Defending Champion: K.J. Choi. Tickets Weekly Clubhouse Badge: $250. Weekly Grounds Pass: $85. Daily Grounds Pass: $25 Thursday or Friday, $30 Saturday or Sunday. Daily Youth Pass (ages 13-17): $15. Children 12 and under: Free (limit two children per paid adult)
August 13, 2012
Daniel Wojoski, 79, who retired in 1988 as a supervisor of corporate engineering for AT&T, died Aug. 4 at his home in Gainesville, Fla. He had Alzheimer's disease. The death was confirmed by his daughter Joann Perkins-Brenner. Mr. Wojoski spent his AT&T career in the Washington area and worked for the company 41 years. He moved to Florida from Chantilly in 1997. Daniel Wojoski was born in New London, Conn. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the European and Pacific theaters.
August 21, 2009 |
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against AT&T on Thursday alleging that the telecommunications giant is discriminating against older workers. The centerpiece of the suit is the charge that by company policy, AT&T will not rehire workers who have previously retired from the company. "To deny you the opportunity to work again doesn't make any sense, particularly if you have experience," said Louis Graziano, an EEOC attorney working on the case. "The government doesn't prohibit you from having a...
January 5, 2010 |
The District of Columbia is suing telecommunications giant AT&T to redeem the unused balances on prepaid calling cards -- a lawsuit that could generate funds for the city and trigger legal claims in other jurisdictions and against other companies that sell prepaid calling cards. Under the lawsuit filed last week in D.C. Superior Court, the city wants the card balances -- known in the industry as "breakage" -- to be treated as abandoned property that could be claimed by the District if unused after three years.
August 5, 2008 |
Following the lead of IBM , Amazon and Google, AT&T on Tuesday said it is entering the cloud computing market with the worldwide launch of a service called AT&T Synaptic Hosting. The AT&T application hosting service builds on technology the company acquired when it bought USinternetworking in 2006 and five of its data centers located in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The company plans to add more to the cloud service over time. Like other offerings, AT&T's system employs a virtualized storage and server pool that...
July 24, 2008 |
AT&T's second-quarter financial results reported yesterday indicated that the weak economy is catching up to the nation's largest telecommunications company, but investors were largely satisfied with what they saw. AT&T earned $3.77 billion, up 30 percent from $2.9 billion in the comparable period last year. Revenue rose 5 percent, to $30.87 billion. The company's stock has been hammered in the last few months by the expectation that wary consumers would tighten profit. AT&T slightly missed...