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How Nike Revives a Fallen Sports Star

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Lance Armstrong says that the day that his doping caught up to him was a “a $75 million day”, because he lost the support of lucrative sponsors like Nike. But Nike never bailed on Tiger Woods, and now the golfer figures prominently in a new campaign. This ad came out...
How Nike Revives a Fallen Sports Star
It's Time For Lance Armstrong To Come Clean

Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax forces US sports journalists into self-reflection

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Publications that blithely reported details of Notre Dame player's 'relationship' now left ask: 'why weren't any of us checking this?'Manti Te'o's story of losing his grandmother and girlfriend within a few hours of each other has now been pretty much established as a hoax. But whether the Notre Dame football...
Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax forces US sports journalists into self-reflection

GOOD NEWS: The Full Doping Evidence Against Lance Armstrong Will Be Released

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Last night, Lance Armstrong announced that he will not fight the doping charges brought against him by the US Anti-Doping Agency. This will likely lead to Armstrong being banned for life from competitive sports and stripped of all his Tour de France titles. (As Tony Manfred observes, the great irony...
GOOD NEWS: The Full Doping Evidence Against Lance Armstrong Will Be Released

OKAY, LANCE ARMSTRONG, DECISION TIME: Prove Your Innocence Or Come Clean And Improve The World

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Everyone has strong feelings about the Lance Armstrong case. Either they're furious that the government is wasting time and taxpayer money pursuing an American hero for breaking cycling rules that they (justifiably) think almost everyone in cycling was breaking--especially after so much time has passed that "no one cares anymore."...
OKAY, LANCE ARMSTRONG, DECISION TIME: Prove Your Innocence Or Come Clean And Improve The World
RadioShack, Trek, Anheuser-Busch, And Other Sponsors Dump Lance Armstrong

Testimony Reveals The Moment When Lance Armstrong's Team Decided To Dope

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Many of those who have followed the pro-cycling doping saga over the past few years have concluded that the reason most of the world's top cyclists doped is because most of the other top cyclists were doping, so if you weren't doping, you wouldn't be able to compete. This didn't...
Testimony Reveals The Moment When Lance Armstrong's Team Decided To Dope
It's time to throw in the towel on Apple

Anand Chandrasekher on How Qualcomm is a Triathlete and Intel is Lance Armstrong

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If you ask Anand Chandrasekher why Intel has struggled so mightily in the mobile chip business, he’ll tell you his old employer is a great athlete that is trying to play the wrong sport. The mobile chip business is like a triathlon combining low-power processing horsepower, wireless know-how and graphics...
Anand Chandrasekher on How Qualcomm is a Triathlete and Intel is Lance Armstrong

Mobli brings the simple bare necessities of photo and video sharing

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Mobli, not to be confused with Mowgli from the Jungle Book, has raised $20 million. Mobli is a real-time visual media platform where users can share photos and videos from their smart phones. It integrated topical channels and geo-location technology so content is only shared with others who may...
Mobli brings the simple bare necessities of photo and video sharing
How bonding with Bieber will make the world a better place

How The CEO Of Hootsuite Rescued Me In Aspen

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I was almost stranded on my bike on the back roads of Colorado today--but for the good graces of Ryan Holmes, CEO of Canadian social-media startup Hootsuite, who fixed a fouled-up chain and got me on my way. I'm in Aspen, Colo. this week hobnobbing with billionaires and startup CEOs at...
How The CEO Of Hootsuite Rescued Me In Aspen

Lance Armstrong Will Be "Innocent Until Proven Guilty"

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After the US Anti-Doping Agency filed its formal charges against Lance Armstrong last week, we had a question about the follow-on legal process. Specifically, if the case proceeds to a "review board" of arbitrators, will Lance Armstrong be presumed innocent until proven guilty? And, if yes, what will the burden...
Lance Armstrong Will Be "Innocent Until Proven Guilty"

Lance Armstrong Has Now Been Formally Charged With Doping -- And He Has Already Gone On the Attack

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A review board at the US Anti-Doping Agency has weighed the evidence against Lance Armstrong and a letter Armstrong submitted in his defense... and decided to formally charge Armstrong with doping. Armstrong now has the opportunity to fight the charges in an arbitration hearing, at which he will be considered...
Lance Armstrong Has Now Been Formally Charged With Doping -- And He Has Already Gone On the Attack

Armstrong to face legal challenges

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Disgraced cyclist's Oprah interview fails to impress public and anti-doping officials - and court cases are mountingAfter the confession, the lawsuits. Lance Armstrong's extended appearance on the Oprah Winfrey network, in which the man stripped of seven Tour de France wins finally admitted to doping, has opened him up to...
Armstrong to face legal challenges

Lance Armstrong Stripped Of His Olympic Bronze By IOC

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The IOC had taken the decision before Christmas but wanted to wait until the UCI had confirmed he hadn't appealed against the decision of his disqualification. The International Olympic Committee has just announced that it has stripped Lance Armstrong of the medal he won back in 2000. The cyclist,...
Lance Armstrong Stripped Of His Olympic Bronze By IOC
Photo- And Video-Sharing App Mobli Raises $22M From Kazakhstan Investor Kenges Rakishev And Others

Demand Media Finally Breaks Away for Good From Lance Armstrong

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In the midst of last week’s earnings call, after the company had released strong results, Demand Media CEO and co-founder Richard Rosenblatt made an unusual declaration about its once-tight affiliation with now-disgraced professional racing cyclist Lance Armstrong. Said Rosenblatt about the Santa Monica, Calif., social content company to Wall...
Demand Media Finally Breaks Away for Good From Lance Armstrong

Everyone Is Raving About This App That Lets You Workout Against Pro Cyclists For Free

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Strava, Strava, Strava. Everyone who loves cycling or running is suddenly raving about this app.  They are using it on the back trails of Colorado and the roads of Vancouver and everywhere else. They are addicted to Strava because it compares your performance on specific trails or roads against your...
Everyone Is Raving About This App That Lets You Workout Against Pro Cyclists For Free

Lance Armstrong's Lawyer Says He Is "Certain To Lose" His Doping Case

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Lance Armstrong recently filed a lawsuit to attempt to stop the US Anti-Doping Agency from proceeding with its case against him. Yesterday, a judge threw that lawsuit out of court and blasted Armstrong in the process: "This court is not inclined to indulge Armstrong's desire for publicity, self-aggrandizement or vilification...
Lance Armstrong's Lawyer Says He Is "Certain To Lose" His Doping Case

AWESOME: Museum of Modern Tweets [ART]

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Listen up, y’all: I’ve got another delightful time-wasting Tumblr for you: Museum of Modern Tweets. On this inspired blog, artist Odessa Begay renders a visual representation of a celeb’s 140-word message every Tuesday. Although social networking could be seen as merely an outlet for mindlessly blathering into the abyss,...
AWESOME: Museum of Modern Tweets [ART]
Facebook Opens Timeline To All Biz Pages, Mandatory After 30 Days Of Curation
It Seems Clear That Lance Armstrong Is About To Confess Everything In A 90-Minute Interview With Oprah

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Toy Story, Lance Armstrong and dogs on Skype

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A bear washes up at an ad shoot, Samuel L Jackson croons Taylor Swift, a bird sings dubstep, and a trombonist on skiisWe've gone a bit animal crackers this week with an assortment of cute pets and even a bear with a penchant for washing machines.But the first clip is...
Guardian Viral Video Chart: Toy Story, Lance Armstrong and dogs on Skype

History of Demand Media, in Links

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As the news about Demand Media filing for a possible IPO in August this year leaks out, below are some links about the relatively short history—about four years—of the company, arranged in chronological order:—Demand Media Raises $120 Million For Domain-Names Based Media Company; Buys Two Companies—Demand Media Buys Hillclimb...
History of Demand Media, in Links

Lance Armstrong's Key Teammate George Hincapie Admits To Doping

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Over the last several years, many members of Lance Armstrong's cycling teams have come forward and admitted that they doped. One of the riders who had not, yet, come clean was George Hincapie, a rider many people say was particularly close to Armstrong. Today, hours before a full report of...
Lance Armstrong's Key Teammate George Hincapie Admits To Doping

Should Lance Armstrong be banned from Strava? | Matt Seaton

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Though banned for life for doping, the disgraced cyclist competes every day on social platform Strava. Other users are not happyLance Armstrong is never out of the news for long, lately.Now, in the wake of his semi-confession to Oprah Winfrey, ABC News is reporting that a high-level official says that...
Should Lance Armstrong be banned from Strava? | Matt Seaton

In Sandy's wake, tech companies emerge as the ultra-samaritans

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It takes a lot to hold a nation’s attention for an appreciable amount of time. Lance Armstrong’s doping and the David Petraeus affair will grab headlines for a few more weeks before leaving a few thousand Twitter jokes to gather dust. We, as a general rule, tend to forget about...
In Sandy's wake, tech companies emerge as the ultra-samaritans

Here's What Lance Armstrong Needs To Say And Do

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Lance Armstrong has finally confessed to doping during the years he was winning the Tour de France, according to reports about an interview that Armstrong just gave with Oprah Winfrey. The interview, which will air on Thursday, is already getting huge promotion. And even if all the details of Armstrong's...
Here's What Lance Armstrong Needs To Say And Do

Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?

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We've got two paths into the future: We can chill out, learn to manage our dependence on digital devices and streams of information and figure out how to balance today's crazy productivity requirements with our personal lives. Or we can jack ourselves into the matrix, pump our bodies with steroids...
Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?
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