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Wearable Technology Changing The Sports Landscape

Wearable technology is becoming the latest fad, especially after the launch of smartwatches, various exercise monitors and the unveiling of Google Glass. Below is a look at a few of those technologies and how they are being used to impact the way sports are played and trained for, as well as how they are used…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.28.13 – 11.04.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes Go Daddy taking a new approach to their Super Bowl marketing campaign. Other top news includes Tiger Woods and EA parting ways, record ticket prices for the Boston Red Sox, potentially big numbers for a looming media deal for the WWE and TigerLogic breaking into the sports…

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Blinkx And EpicTV.com Partner To Provide Extreme Sports Content

Search engines are the backbone of the internet.  For instance, Google works by sending out “spiders” to scour the web and collect and organize content. Just the same, Blinkx is a video search engine, which allows users to quickly search the web for videos and find results.  It utilizes its patented Concept Recognition Engine (CORE) technology…

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Yahoo reinvests in Fantasy Sports with Bignoggins Buy

Yahoo Inc. has purchased Bignoggins Productions for an undiscosed amount according to a report. The purchase of the small mobile applications company is one of several that CEO Marissa Meyer has completed since taking over more then a year ago. The investment is a small one compared to Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr – which cost…

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5 NBA Teams to Follow on Google+

We’ve already covered Facebook and Twitter as we highlight the NBA on social media and which teams are dominating social media. We now move over to Google+ where some franchises are utilizing the growing social networking site. Some of these you’d expect based on geographical location and demographic, but other medium market teams are really…

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6 NFL Teams To Follow On Google+

FaceBook may be the social media giant, but Google Plus is certainly making grounds. Nearly every NFL franchise has an official account with six teams going above the rest in their connectivity to their fans. These teams highlighted below are the ones that go above and beyond, and have over 100,000 +1s. With the median…

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NBA Social Playoffs: And The Winner Is?

What if the NBA Championship wasn’t decided on the court, but rather from social media follower numbers? This infographic done by The Score, takes all on court performance out the window and shows who would win the NBA Championship if it was determined by social media. Here is the breakdown of the winner of the…

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