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Bo Jackson's Advice for Jameis Winston on Playing Two Sports

AUBURN, Ala. — Former Major League Baseball and National Football League star Bo Jackson's message to Florida State quarterback and pitcher Jameis Winston was clear.<p>"Follow your heart."<p>That was the message that the 1985 Heisman Trophy winner and former Auburn running back delivered prior to the …

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Warriors become first NBA team to rollout iBeacons, push seat upgrade offers to nosebleeds

MLB is already using them with plans to roll out at all stadiums, and now Bloomberg reports that the Golden State Warriors have become the first NBA team to take advantage of Apple’s iBeacon bluetooth technology. Just as the MLB, retailers, and other events have used the beacons to send context …

LiveNation Labs buys social search startup YourTrove

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>LiveNation Labs has acquired San Francisco-based social search startup YourTrove for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Instagram teaching ad-makers how to be less square

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has repeatedly emphasized that a big focus for the company is to "keep the standard really, really high" for its first ads — something Facebook and mobile ad networks like AdMob perhaps missed the boat on. But how will brands know how their "rich" ads should look? …

Super.cc Launches To Bring Calendaring Into Your Email Inbox

You know how you spend multiple emails trying to set up a meeting time, and a meeting place, and once it’s all done you then have to leave your email and head into your calendar and add an entry and it’s a big first-world problem?<p>Well, now you don’t have to, thanks to the beauty of Super.cc.<p>The …

New Apple TV hardware references already appearing in iOS 7 builds

We reported last fall that a revamped Apple TV set-top-box is in the works, and then we learned earlier this year that the new box would likely be introduced in the first half of 2014. Sources said at the time that the new model would be redesigned (at least on the inside) and would sport new …

Facebook’s Plot To Conquer Mobile: Shatter Itself Into Pieces

Swiss Army knives don’t cut it on mobile. Packing in too many features creates apps that seem bloated and slow. Perhaps more than any company, Facebook has struggled to adapt its busy website to the small screen. But through a talk with Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and its Messenger team in …

The Pros and Cons of Rolling Your Own CMS

<i>Bill Beardslee is the CEO of Magnolia Americas, where he is responsible for Magnolia’s business in the Americas, tending to clients, sales, lead generation and infrastructure.</i><p>It’s common for your developers to listen to a vendor proposal for a Content Management System (CMS) and say, “We could just …

Chipotle’s New Hulu TV Show Blurs Lines Of Marketing, Advocacy, And Entertainment

The upcoming Farmed and Dangerous mini-series creates a genre all its own, but does it make you want a burrito?<p>Mark it on your calendars: February 17, 2014, the latest and greatest milestone in the fusion of television, advertising, and advocacy–the premiere of a Chipotle’s mini-series <i>Farmed and</i> …

Vintage Photos Of London’s Punk Scene

In the mid-’70s, two student photographers documented the London punk scene in its gritty infancy. Those photos are now featured in a new exhibition and a limited edition monograph.<p>In Shakespeare’s time, the word “punk” was a crass synonym for “prostitute.” Centuries later, the word evolved to …

AT&T tweaks Mobile Share pricing to significantly discount 10GB or larger plans

AT&T is making its shared-data family plans a lot more appealing starting tomorrow. The carrier is slashing the price of Mobile Share Value plans that come with 10GB or more of data; depending on your setup, you could be saving anywhere from $50 or $100 per month with the adjusted plans.<p>The …