Articles By John Talty

From Companies Aug 06, 2012

I Want To Be Like Mitt; So I Bought Thousands Of Twitter Followers

Presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Italian comedian-turned-political activist Beppe Grillo have more than just politics in common: Both have been accused of buying thousands of Twitter followers.

From Sports Aug 05, 2012

London Olympics 2012 Day 8 Recap: Michael Phelps Finished On Top, Serena Williams Wins Gold

American swimmer Michael Phelps concluded his illustrious Olympic Games career on a high note Saturday when he won his record 18th gold medal, and 22nd medal overall, as a member of the 4X100-meter medley relay.

From Sports Aug 03, 2012

London Olympics 2012 Day 5 Recap: Phelps Adds to Medal Record, Douglas Wins Gymnastics Gold

A day after becoming the most decorated medal-winner in Olympics history, American swimmer Michael Phelps decided 19 medals wasn't enough.

From Companies Aug 03, 2012

Facebook Has 83 Million Fake Users, Ad Revenue Could Suffer

Facebook, the world's largest social media platform, might have more than 83 million fake users, according to company filings published this week.

From Sports Aug 02, 2012

London Olympics 2012 Day 4 Recap: Badminton Teams Disqualified, Britain Finally Wins First Gold

Four badminton teams were thrown out of the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday after attempting to purposely lose preliminary matches to get an easier track to a medal.

From Companies Aug 02, 2012

Missy Franklin Passing Up Millions in Endorsements to Remain Amateur

Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old American swimming star who has warmed the hearts of millions around the world with her charismatic personality and strong performance at the Olympics, including a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke.

From Sports Aug 01, 2012

London Olympics 2012 Day 3 Recap: Phelps Sets Record, U.S. Wins Gymnastics Gold

Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympics medal-winner of all time when he won a gold medal with the men's 200-freestyle relay team Tuesday.

From Companies Aug 01, 2012

After GM Fires Marketing Chief, Can It Capitalize On Costly Manchester United Deal?

The global marketing chief for General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was ousted because of an expensive, poorly negotiated deal with Manchester United, the world's most popular soccer club, according to a report.

From Companies Aug 01, 2012

Twitter Destroys Goodwill, Foreshadows Ugly Future With Guy Adams Situation

Twitter remains publicly silent more than 24 hours after banning British journalist Guy Adams for publishing NBC executive Gary Zenkel's work email address.

From Politics & Policy Jul 31, 2012

Blitz USA Shuts Down, Lawsuit 'Abuse' Hammers Hometown

Blitz USA is out of business, not because of a product defect, but because of consumer misuse.