In the guest chair:
It’s Tech Tuesday on The Dana Barrett Show! Mary Ellen McClanahan, Director of Entrepreneur & Small Business Division for Georgia Department of Economic Development was in studio to dish on Georgia’s Small Business Rockstars.
Tony Petruzzi, Marketing Director for Zero Water phoned in to explain why you need Zero Water in your life and to dish on how Zero Water is giving back to Michigan.
Karen Houghton, Director of Atlanta Tech Village joined Dana in studio for the second hour of the show to talk all things ATV and to explain how you can become a villager.
In the national headlines:
- Google is abandoning its photo editor and sharing service, Picasa. Does anyone care?
- Thousands of Comcast customers around the country lost Internet and television service Monday morning and they were not happy about it.
- Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros in taxes between 2009 and 2014.
- Actor James Woods will be allowed to bring a $10 million defamation lawsuit against an anonymous Twitter user who called him a “cocaine addict.”
- The Atlanta Braves gave in on Friday and said the Hank Aaron statue can stay in the city of Atlanta when they leave for Cobb County in 2017.
- Looks like we have a patent troll of our very own here in the greater metro area, and Dana really hate patent trolls.
- Atlanta-based human resources services and staffing company Randstad US is holding a nationwide career fair this Thursday Feb. 18 to hire internal staff.
- A state lawmaker wants to increase the amount of HOPE grant funding available to students attending technical colleges in Georgia.