Dr. Dre Gifts Beats By Dre To Athletes To Get Around Olympic Branding Rules

    Remember that Big Brother-esque no-branding-within-a-mile rule the Olympics announced a couple weeks before the games started? Dr. Dre has found and exploited possibly the most simple loophole to get his Beats by Dre headphones seen by a billion people. The Verge is reporting that the Beats team has been simply gifting their signature headphones to “select” athletes, like Michael Phelps, as well as Union Jack branded models to British athletes. Head over to the Guardian‘s page to read some semi-awkward tweets from British athletes praising their new cans.  [Image]