Tour de France Traffic Surges

4:35 PM -- Today on Contentinople:

  • Cycling site Versus.com is seeing a huge surge in traffic for its coverage of this year's Tour de France. Possibly boosted by the return of Lance Armstrong, page views have increased by 109 percent from last year.

  • Online presentation firm SlideRocket raised $5 million in a Series B funding round led by Azure Capital Partners, and announced it's brought in Chuck Dietrich, former general manager and vice president at Salesforce.com, as its new CEO.

  • Adobe today released the Open Source Media Framework to make it easier for publishers to build customized video players.
And in today's News Bits, Yahoo unveils its new home page. It's purple.

— The Staff, Contentinople

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