Pressed by Sorkin to offer at least a ballpark figure as to how much the Uber-driven investment is worth now, Armstrong hedges.
Lance Armstrong did not reveal how much his investment in Uber was now worth.
The disgraced cycling legend spoke with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin on TODAY Thursday about what his life has been like since the damaging admission in a 2013 interview with Oprah Winfrey that he cheated during his record-setting stretch of Tour de France victories.
According to the news website, invested $100,000 in Chris Sacca's nascent venture capital firm in 2009.
The American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life in 2012 for doping. The case had cost him millions of dollars in lost endorsements and lawsuit settlements and he would have gone under, had it not been for the money he got from Uber.
New blood test could spot cancer cells more quickly
Instead of focusing on the DNA itself, the team made a decision to investigate the pattern of the attached epigenetic markers. In water, purified cancer DNA adopts distinct 3-D nanostructures because of the intense clusters of its methyl tags.
Armstrong's bonanza was a giant stroke of luck after he received a phone call from former Google employee and now billionaire investor Chris Sacca.
"He was starting his own venture capital fund, Lowercase Capital, and he called me saying, 'I'm looking for investors, would you invest?'" Armstrong said. "I thought he was buying up a bunch of Twitter shares from employees or former employees, and the biggest investment in Lowercase ... was Uber". However, he said that his other settlements and legal fees meant he had to pay $111m in total.
He struggled to understand why Rodriguez was able to recover from the incident while he couldn't - even though he helped raise millions for cancer research through his Livestrong foundation.
Lance Armstrong has expressed his frustration about Alex Rodriguez, who supposedly cheated on Jennifer Lopez, and wonders why everyone doesn't hate him.
Armstrong added, "Look, it's great when somebody hits home runs and maybe does an event here and there for the Boys & Girls Club".
He was booked into the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center. "I got really verbal with them over it", she added. Police in Texas say they arrested a 31-year-old protester who told children that Santa Claus was not real.
Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) from the House Judiciary Committee said that the filing had meant that Trump allegedly committed two felonies. Mueller also detailed alleged lies told by Manafort during interviews with prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation .
Dans un billet de blog, Brad Smith , PDG de Microsoft, exprime ses inquiétudes au sujet des dérives de cette technologie. Microsoft espère que cette décision incitera les autres entreprises à adopter des mesures similaires.
Si la qualité du son Bose ne se discute pas, le système proposé dans les Frames (c'est le nom du gadget) fait encore mieux. Les Frames sont disponibles en deux versions: une version avec la forme carrée et une version avec la forme arrondie.
Cette dernière déposera sur le sol un engin qui aura pour mission de déterminer l'habitabilité du satellite. Une nouvelle étape est réalisée ce vendredi 7 décembre avec le lancement du robot Chang'e-4.
Fortunately, the day-long outage has come to an end as customers report the ability to go online and services return to normal. O2 has 32 million customers on its network while SoftBank hosts 40 million mobile customers.
Le trailer des Game Awards est là — Anthem
Anthem a lui aussi profité de l'édition 2018 des Game Awards pour remontrer le bout de ses pixels qui gigotent par le biais d'un nouveau trailer posant l'ambiance du jeu.
Bulls Set New Franchise Record With 56-Point Loss to Celtics
Their 56-point loss made this their largest margin of defeat in the history of the franchise, which dates back to the mid 1960's. I know we're competing out there, but it sucks. "We double lose, and we don't have time to do that". "Yea, I think so.