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Draft-Legal: Bike Race Your Way to Triathlon Success

Don’t fear the peloton. Sprinkle a little Tour de France in your multisport season for strength and confidence.<p><i>by Jennifer Ward</i><p>It’s tour season. …

RT @davidpetsolt: Ironman 70.3 winners with our junior triathletes - Bennetts were very cool. Congrats to all! #IM703Raleigh http://t.co/P1cgoay3KW

How Born Runners Find Triathlon Balance

Strengthen your swim-bike weaknesses with these tips from our sport's pro runners.<p><i>by Ryan Schneider</i><p>In the words of folk singer Joni Mitchell, …

Rookie Lessons: Recovering from a Long Run

Training can be full of mental and physical riddles. Our pros are here to help with IRONMAN athletes' real-life challenges.<p>IRONMAN athletes are no …

Anniversary Of JOBS Act Finds Investment Crowdfunders Champing At The Bit

With the anniversary of the signing of the landmark JOBS Act signed on April 5, 2012, the investment crowdfunding community is champing at the bit to get to work, still waiting on the SEC to issue regulations required by the Act.<p>The regulations, due on January 5, 2013, have not yet been …

Bitcoin Obliterates 'The State Theory Of Money'

Once you get past the childish title, the recent bitcoin piece from Karl Denninger raises some issues that warrant consideration from bitcoin economists. Denninger is an intelligent student of the capital markets and his essay deserves a serious reply.<p>The economic contribution of his essay is that …

Facebook and Gates Foundation join forces to promote education

After a successful education-focused hackathon last year, the two tech giants are expanding the program with two events, female teams, and prizes for the best ed tech apps.<p>Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have joined forces again to help develop more tech tools for education and …

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Bill Gates, investors, back sodium battery startup Aquion Energy

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Bill Gates is continuing to fund next-generation battery startups. On Tuesday, battery startup Aquion Energy announced that it …

Icahn Unveils 9.3% Stake In Nuance, Voice-Recognition Firm Reportedly Behind Apple's Siri

Carl Icahn just won’t sit tight. In a filing released after market hours on Monday, the billionaire investor revealed a 9.3% passive stake in Nuance Communications, a voice-recognition company reportedly behind Apple’s Siri. Shares in the company surged in after-hours trading.<p>Icahn has amassed a …

Is it a phone, is it a bank?

SWAHILI continues to creep into the language of global finance. M-PESA, a thriving money-transfer system run by Safaricom, a Kenyan mobile-phone …

MI6 'arranged Cold War killing' of Congo prime minister

Congo's first democratically elected prime minister was abducted and killed in a cold war operation run by British intelligence, according to remarks …

How to Dress for Success at Work

Taylor Phinney set to launch Italian fashion line

BRUGES, Belgium (VN) — American Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing) is in talks with Italian fashion giant Dolce & Gabbana to develop and release his own …

Lindsey Graham Won't Join Gun Background Checks Filibuster If Amendments Allowed

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) won't join his Republican colleagues in filibustering a motion to proceed to debate on gun legislation, as long he's allowed to offer an alternative, the lawmaker said Sunday morning.<p>Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced in a letter last week that …

'I love you, too': Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church must embrace gays and lesbians

Prominent U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan acknowledged Easter Sunday that the Catholic Church needs to forge a better relationship with the gay and lesbian community.<p>“We gotta do better to see that our defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gay people,” Dolan said. “And I admit, we haven’t …

Caroline Kennedy Headed to Japan as New Ambassador

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Obama administration is sending Caroline Kennedy, the only living child of former President John …

Stocks fail to follow through on record close

Stocks edged lower on Wall Street Monday after an industry group reported that U.S. manufacturing growth cooled in March and was weaker than economists had forecast.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average declined 5.69 points, or 0.04%, at 14,572.85. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 7.02 points, or …

Even small companies are outsourcing

Why hire American if others can do it for less? Corporate giants have been asking that question for years, but now many small businesses are too.<p>Outsourcing abroad has already saved Mike Scanlin half a million dollars.<p>In 2009, the software engineer-turned-venture capitalist started building Born to …

Spartacus Again!

It was a game of wait, wait, wait today as no one seemed willing to commit to the longer attacks today. The big early break took a long time to …

How the US oil, gas boom could shake up global order

Without fanfare, China passed the United States in December to become the world's leading importer of oil – the first time in nearly 40 years that the U.S. didn’t own that dubious distinction. That same month, North Dakota, Ohio and Pennsylvania together produced 1.5 million barrels of oil a day -- …

TESLA: We're Selling More Cars Than We Expected, And We're Now Profitable

Below the dotted line is the press release.<p>------------------------------------------------------------<p>PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today that sales of its Model S vehicle exceeded the target provided in the mid February shareholder letter. As …

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, And Even The New T-Mobile Are Trying To Screw You

T-Mobile announced its new "Uncarrier" strategy--no more two-year contracts, pay for the phone up front. It's a step in the right direction, but not enough. Let's ban all smartphone subsidies and contracts.<p>Today T-Mobile announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 5, which is nice for T-Mobile …