Jul 13, 2012 Unlike the teams of other countries, the U.S. Olympic team is privately financed, relying on sponsors and contributions. And its clothing sponsor has factories in China.
Jul 12, 2012 The British government says it will have to deploy an extra 3,500 soldiers to protect the Olympic Games after a private security contractor abruptly said it would fall short.
Jul 9, 2012 Residents of some apartment buildings in London are upset that the British military plans to put anti-aircraft weapons on their roofs during the Olympic games.
Jul 9, 2012 International Olympic Committee president Jacque Rogge is in a sticky spot. Asked whether he sees any problem with having McDonald's and Coke sponsor the world's biggest exposition of physical fitness, he admitted there could be issues with it.
Jun 22, 2012 Do you constantly ignore that pop up message telling you to update your web browser? An online retailer in Australia plans to put a kind of tax on customers who shop using outdated browsers.
Jul 9, 2012 The new track and field uniforms for this year's Olympic games were recently unveiled by Nike.
Jun 8, 2012 The International Olympic Committee will provide live web coverage of the London games this summer to nations in Asia and Africa. If the online feed catches on, a television network might be interested in paying for future international rights.
Jun 8, 2012 New kinds of credentials could offer a cheaper path to a good job.
May 28, 2012 Maybe in the distant future. The Department of Homeland Security wants technology companies to design a scanning device that would replace the pat-down.
May 21, 2012 Facebook's first investors didn't lose their shirts. The company's stock is trading right where it started on Friday: 38 bucks a share. But the initial public offering didn't go exactly as planned. The start was delayed; computer systems locked up; and NASDAQ executives are promising to fix the problems.