Mike Preuss

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Here’s how Jason Day is able to hit a 2-iron almost 300 yards

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Tour players hit the ball really far. No, seriously, really far. Even when they aren’t hitting it as far as they can. Consider Jason Day’s final hole of his blistering opening-round 63 at the Players.<p>Day stepped up to the tee at the 583-yard ninth hole and launched …

Golf

Why the Web Won't Be Nirvana

After two decades online, I'm perplexed. It's not that I haven't had a gas of a good time on the Internet. I've met great people and even caught a …

Rivals.com

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Topgolf Las Vegas will be the craziest Topgolf ever

LAS VEGAS -- Bigger, brighter and louder. That's how Topgolf positions itself within the golf community, and it's how Las Vegas positions itself as a destination. So what can we expect when Topgolf opens in Las Vegas in 2016? The biggest, brightest, loudest and most lavish driving range in the …

Las Vegas

Crazy iPhone rig shows how Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings

An app manipulation farm sounds like someplace developers would go for a weekend retreat, complete with chiropractor sessions. In fact — according to a photo which has gone viral on social media in China — it’s a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially …

Apple's China iPhone Coup Shows Angela Ahrendts Is Worth Every Penny

On Tuesday, Apple posted its highest quarterly profit in history: $18 billion, on a staggering $74.6 billion of revenue, much of it from holiday sales of iPhones and Mac laptops.<p>The Cupertino, Calif. tech giant reported that sales in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were up 70% on the same period a year …

The NHL goes big on GoPro

When Apple was awarded a new patent last week for a wearable camera, it was seen as very bad news for GoPro. The camera, presumably, will directly …

The Southwest Advantage Has Been Diminished, CEO Admits

It was a reality check yesterday from Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly during the airline’s fourth quarter earnings call, which marked Southwest’s …

How To Navigate AngelList Like A Pro

<i>Speed your way up the AngelList learning curve with this advice.</i><p>When I founded my first company in 1999, the high-tech bubble had yet to burst and ample opportunities existed to meet potential investors at events, but the process of identifying angels who might be a good fit was tedious. Combining …

Measuring What Matters: How To Pick A Good Metric

As Crowdfunding Takes Off, SEC Greenlights AngelList’s Investment Platform

The Securities and Exchange Commission is making way for a number of startups and online investment platforms to enable startups to crowdsource investment. Early last week, Y Combinator-backed FundersClub received notice from the SEC that the agency would not pursue action against its crowdfunding …