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Ross Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo: A Triumph of Tech Over Media?

Ross Levinsohn, the former interim CEO of Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) has left the company after it hired Marissa Mayer from Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) as its new chief executive, All Things D reported, suggesting the Silicon Valley giant's focus on its technology division over its media properties.

Apple iPhone 5 Features: Why Future iOS Devices Need The 19-Pin Dock Connector

The dock connector may be the only iPhone 5 feature that we know, for sure, will be different in the next-gen model, allegedly "set for release" between September or October. Almost every major news outlet has reported Apple will slim down its traditional 30-pin dock connector -- the outlet for connecting the iPhone to other accessories, power sources, devices and utilities -- to just 19 pins in its next-gen iPhone, which Apple fans have ceremoniously dubbed "the iPhone 5."

Apple Rumored To Consider Investing Hundred Of Millions In Twitter To Help It Compete With Google, Facebook And Microsoft

After considering formation of a strategic relationship for over a year now, Apple and Twitter are reportedly back in talks about Apple investing in the short-messaging service, Twitter, to gain a toehold in the social-media world. According to the New York Times, Apple is reportedly considering an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in Twitter, which would raise Twitter's value to $10 billion -- more than $1.5 billion more than its valuation last year.

NBC Olympics Coverage Draws Flak On Twitterverse

Even as NBC claimed that it registered record audience for its prime-time TV coverage of Olympic Games, the Twitter was flooded with complaints about the U.S. network's streaming efforts and broadcast delays of key competitions.

Kim Rhode Shoots 99 Of 100 Targets, Earning An Olympic Gold Medal And Two World Records

Skeet Shooter Kim Rhode hit 99 of the 100 targets she faced Sunday en route to a gold medal in women's skeet, tying the world record for the event. She also became the first American to win medals for an individual event at five consecutive Olympic Games and the first woman to win three Olympic gold medals in shooting. At only 33 and with five medals already under her belt, she appears poised to dominate the sport in the 2012 London Olympics and in Olympic Games to come.

Critics To Mike Daisey: Power Down Steve Jobs Stage Show

The now-infamous theater monologist has reworked the purported expose on Apple manufacturing for a three-week run at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. And it goes without saying that not everyone is happy about the reboot.

As GOP Convention Sets Up In Tampa, Strip Clubs Are Ready To Serve

According to the New York Times, strip clubs in Tampa, Florida are more than ready to receive those attending the GOP convention. The convention, which will begin Aug. 27, will have plenty of strip clubs within walking distance of the Tampa Bay Times Forum (home of Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team), and the economy won’t be the only thing stimulated.

Apple Earnings Release: Can The iPhone 5, iPad Mini Offset A Disappointing Q3 2012?

Apple beat its own conservative quarterly estimate, reporting a strong jump in earnings and even sold a record number of iPads in Q3, but across the board, Apple did a rare thing: It missed analysts' estimates. Apple can rebound in Q4 if it decides to release its next iPhone, which many are already calling "iPhone 5," as long as the much-rumored "iPad Mini."

EU To Criminalize Rate-Fixing...And About Time Too

The EU is looking into the possibility of making Libor and Euribor rate-rigging -- the deliberate manipulation of interest rates that set the benchmark for over $500 trillion in financial contracts - a criminal offense.

Winningest College Football Coaches: Bobby Bowden Dethrones Joe Paterno After Penn State Sanctions

Just hours ago, disgraced late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was the winningest coach in major college football history. After crippling NCAA sanctions to Penn State were announced Monday morning, which included vacating the school football team's wins from 1998 and 2011, the distinction now goes to Bobby Bowden, best known as the former coach of the Florida State Seminoles and West Virginia Mountaineers.