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Why Did MacDonald's End Their Long-Running Global Sponsorship of the Olympics?

After the 2012 London Olympics, one of the most famous people on the planet revealed in his just-released autobiography something that likely made the hearts of MacDonald’s executives flutter with pride and joy. 741 more words

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COMMENTARY: Calgary's Olympic dreams could cause sleepless nights for taxpayers

With cities like Toronto and Quebec City having (for now, anyway) abandoned the idea of hosting the Olympics, it leaves Calgary as Canada’s lone remaining five-ring dreamer. 697 more words

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Critical elements of DI container

Dependency chain resolution – if requested component has its own dependencies, those too will get resolved.

Object lifecycle management – selecting whether the DI contain should return a singleton, transient (new instance each time), instance-per-thread, instance-per-HTTP-request, instance-from-pool, etc… 21 more words

New Events for the 2020 Olympics Part 4: The Trithlon Relay and the Youth Olympic Games as Innovation Lab

A triathlon team relay? A normal Olympic triathlon lasts about 2 hours. Would a relay version last 8 hours? That’s definitely not must-see television.

On June 9, … 258 more words

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El Molla: Five IOC's are carrying out $750 million Seismic Survey of Red Sea

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, stated that Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE) had agreed with five International Oil Companies (IOC’s)  six months ago to conduct a $750m seismic survey in the Red Sea to prepare reports on the  reserves of oil and gas in the territorial waters after the re-demarcation of the border With Saudi Arabia, according to Al Mal. 105 more words

IOC and Intel announce technology partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel has announced a long-term technology partnership at an official signing ceremony in New York with IOC President Thomas Bach and Brian Krzanich, Intel’s chief executive officer. 123 more words

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New Events for the 2020 Olympics Part 3: Narrowing the Gender Participation Gap

Imagine if we had the 4×400 Mixed Relay at the Rio Olympics. Imagine 400-meter bronze medalist LaShawn Merritt passing the baton to 400-meter gold medalist, … 376 more words

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