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Square gives Magic Johnson a seat on its board

"I am ready to get to work," says the basketball legend. The financial services company hopes to tap Johnson's competitiveness and experience in local business.

By June 17, 2015


Kobe, Lakers, and Dwight Howard: Antisocial media

The minute Dwight Howard decides to leave the Lakers for Houston, he is unfollowed on Twitter by Kobe Bryant. Then an Instagram account purporting to be that of the Lakers' Jodie Meeks posts a pic of Howard as a woman.

By July 6, 2013


See Steve Ballmer rock his crazy dad dance moves to Fergie

Former Microsoft CEO and current LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer shows that he has the ultimate dad dance moves while rocking out to Fergie at a recent Clippers game.

By January 8, 2015


Ballmer to Clippers: Apple products have to go

Now that the former Microsoft CEO owns the Los Angeles Clippers, there's at least one more thing he needs to do. Eradicate the iPads.

By September 25, 2014


Google buys polling startup Polar to bolster Google+

Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.

By September 11, 2014


Kobe Bryant sees LED basketball court, is stunned

If you think an NBA court is somehow state of the art, take a look at what they have in China.

By August 20, 2014


NBA's Carmelo Anthony joins the VC crowd

The New York Knicks small forward teams up with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfarb to create the investment firm M7 Tech Partners.

By July 21, 2014


Basketball star Kobe Bryant: I met with Apple to talk product

Bryant tells Bloomberg that he did, indeed, hold court with Apple's Jony Ive. But he doesn't mention an iWatch.

By July 22, 2014


LeBron heads back to Cleveland. Was big data right?

The great, mind-dulling debate about where LeBron James would end up took a new twist when famed data nerd Nate Silver weighed in.

By July 11, 2014


Kobe Bryant testing Apple's new iWatch?

A rumor suggests that Apple is testing the health and fitness capabilities of its new iWatch with famous athletes.

By June 22, 2014