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Balotelli to leave Man City for Milan - if the price is right

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• Milan want Balotelli but £31m price is stumbling block• More talks with Manchester City scheduled for MondayMario Balotelli's turbulent spell at Manchester City seems more likely to fizzle out in a swift January exit than end in fireworks after the Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed his club's interest in...
Balotelli to leave Man City for Milan - if the price is right

Slacker now streaming six ESPN stations, Radio and Deportes amongst them

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Hot off the heels of making its way into those tiny Roku boxes, Slacker has struck yet another deal for your very own listening pleasure. The streaming service just announced it's now offering a total of six "live" stations from The Worldwide Leader in Sports, including ESPN Radio, Deportes,...
Slacker now streaming six ESPN stations, Radio and Deportes amongst them

Twitter explains its “turbulence” from today in-depth, and it wasn’t due to an attack

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As we reported earlier, Twitter had some serious problems today, going down for over an hour and then back up and down over the next few. The company didn’t provide much of a reason for this, other than it was a “cascading bug”, but the company had more to say...
Twitter explains its “turbulence” from today in-depth, and it wasn’t due to an attack

Return of Paul Scholes could give England vital edge, says Ryan Giggs

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• Manchester United veteran at peak of his form, says Giggs• 'In any team in any tournament he would shine'Ryan Giggs has said his Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes is at the peak of his form and should be essential to England's hopes at Euro 2012.Scholes collected the most recent of...
Return of Paul Scholes could give England vital edge, says Ryan Giggs

Menshn opens up to UK users and runs into security storm

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Tory MP Louise Mensch's Twitter wannabe network opens for business to UK users, but developers find security flaws in first hoursLouise Mensch's Menshn social network opened in the UK on Sunday – and quickly ran into arguments about how secure it was, and questions about whether its use of cookies...
Menshn opens up to UK users and runs into security storm

Twitter in 2012: the real story

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The social media site's roundup of top UK trends leaves plenty of scope for misunderstanding. What is really being measured?It's freezing, every packed store is playing dreadful music, and Channel 4 has aired Elf yet again - it can only mean one thing: it's that time of year when every...
Twitter in 2012: the real story

This Euro 2012 Twitter data visualization tool reveals public sentiment around each England player

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With the 2012 European football championships now in full swing, the good folk at social media monitoring company Brandwatch created this neat little data visualization Web tool, which reels in what people on Twitter are saying about each of the England players. The “listening tool” tracks millions of tweets to...
This Euro 2012 Twitter data visualization tool reveals public sentiment around each England player

Euro 2012 is Poland's chance to leave racism behind | Remi Adekoya

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Poland has become more progressive in recent years but more needs to be done – and this summer the world will be watchingAs European nations gear up for Euro 2012, the spotlight is turning to one of the host nations and its attitudes to foreigners. England winger Theo Walcott has...
Euro 2012 is Poland's chance to leave racism behind | Remi Adekoya

Revealed: Foosball bracket for the big GeekWire Summer Bash

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We’ve been watching with amazement as some of the world’s top footballers compete in the Euro 2012 soccer championship in Poland and Ukraine. And while the matches have been intense, they simply won’t compare to the action taking place in Seattle next Thursday as top foosballers convene at the Showbox...
Revealed: Foosball bracket for the big GeekWire Summer Bash

Uneven E-book Growth Sees Lagardere Book Sales Slim

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Global holiday-quarter books revenue dipped by 3.8 percent at Hachette operator Lagadere Publishing despite booming western e-book sales, the Lagardere group reported, as it warned it would write off almost €1 ($1.3/£0.83) billion against other group activities. For Lagardere, which operates several imprints including the flagship Hachette, e-books grew...
Uneven E-book Growth Sees Lagardere Book Sales Slim

Leapfrogging 101: Brazil's Zeewe TV bets big on HTML5

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I always love to hear success stories from emerging markets, in part because they teach us a lot about doing business in the U.S. as well. Case in point: Brazil-based mobile entertainment provider Movile just surpassed the one million user benchmark with its new Zeewe TV service, which launched just...
Leapfrogging 101: Brazil's Zeewe TV bets big on HTML5

Fifa defends 'not logical' rankings

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• Jérôme Valcke says rankings are 'still a good picture'• England rose to fourth and Brazil fell to 11th in latest rankingsThe Fifa secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, has defended the organisation's rankings that have placed England fourth in the world and Brazil 11th but has admitted the system can sometimes...
Fifa defends 'not logical' rankings

Twitter’s Thursday turbulence explained by cascading bug

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The Twitter team reported on their blog Thursday evening that the day’s intermittent outages were caused by a cascading bug in one of its infrastructure components, not “a hack or our new office or Euro 2012 or GIF avatars, as some have speculated today.” The outage, which hit in the morning and continued intermittently throughout the day,...
Twitter’s Thursday turbulence explained by cascading bug

Video reveal: BBC super-sizing ‘the first truly digital Olympics’

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NBC may have been criticised for not streaming enough Olympics Games – but, in the UK, the BBC plans to stream all 2,500 hours of this summer’s London 2012 events (up from 1,500 in 2008), in what it’s calling “the first proper digital Olympics”. “It’s the first time our audience...
Video reveal: BBC super-sizing ‘the first truly digital Olympics’

Twitter down but not out as Olympics test looms

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Website unavailable for hours on day before London 2012 opening ceremony heralds expected surge in activityTwitter users have been hit by a blackout on the social networking site just a day before an expected surge in traffic for the Olympics Games opening ceremony.The twitter.com website was down for about two...
Twitter down but not out as Olympics test looms

Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

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Just in time for the Euro 2012 championships this summer, Google has opened up Street View to Ukraine, letting visitors to one of football’s most prestigious football tournaments see where they’re going before they arrive. Kicking off on June 8 and lasting for almost four weeks, the four-yearly tournament is...
Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

Watching the Euro 2012 Soccer Tournament Online (Legally or Otherwise)

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Friday, June 8, is one of those days that rolls around every two years on which productivity throughout much of the world is going to take a gigantic hit. That's because the Euro 2012 tournament gets under way, and it'll capture the attention of every serious soccer/football fan around the...
Watching the Euro 2012 Soccer Tournament Online (Legally or Otherwise)

Olympics boost to outdoor advertising

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Advertisers booked campaigns across London during 2012 event, but TV and newspapers report decline in revenuesOutdoor advertising was significantly boosted by the London Olympics last summer, although other sectors including TV and newspapers saw revenues decline during the period.The big Olympic winner was, as expected, the outdoor advertising sector, which...
Olympics boost to outdoor advertising

Spanish researchers to train FIFA referees on calling plays with stereoscopic 3D, won't help catch dives

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Spain might be on Cloud Nine after clinching victory in UEFA's Euro 2012, but a team at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid isn't resting easy. To help referees know when they should blow the whistle, researchers have recorded 500 simulated offside soccer (yes, football) plays in stereoscopic 3D...
Spanish researchers to train FIFA referees on calling plays with stereoscopic 3D, won't help catch dives

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between June 11 and 16. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, June 11 NCsoft turns its hand to iOS platformers with Project 83113 WWDC 2012: iPad-only apps account for 34% of...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Euro 2012 game announced as DLC for Fifa 12

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Electronic Arts will be releasing its tie-in with the European Championships as a downloadable extra for the current Fifa titleElectronic Arts has announced its official UEFA Euro 2012 tie-in – but in an interesting break from tradition, the title won't be available as a full-price standalone release. Instead, it will...
Euro 2012 game announced as DLC for Fifa 12

Twitter’s Second Hashtag Page Promotes Euro 2012, Continues Twitter’s Move Into Media

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Following the success of its NASCAR hashtag page earlier this month, Twitter has just launched another sports-themed hashtag page — this one for Euro 2012, the European Football Championship. It’s another step for Twitter in the direction of content curation and, beyond that, becoming... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Twitter’s Second Hashtag Page Promotes Euro 2012, Continues Twitter’s Move Into Media
BBC Sport launches new mobile site with video streaming over 3G

Euro 2012 ultimate team: Fifa 12 developers pick their fantasy first 11 – in pictures

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With the group stages over and the quarter finals beginning, we asked the development team behind ultra realistic football sim, Fifa 12, to pick their favourite players of Euro 2012 so far...
Euro 2012 ultimate team: Fifa 12 developers pick their fantasy first 11 – in pictures

How are we reacting to England's Euro 2012 campaign? Social media conversations analysed

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Data analysts are monitoring the sentiment of online conversations relating to England's Euro 2012 campaign. Was the France result deemed a success? Are we warming to Hodgson? Find out below.• Get the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianSocial media analysts from are monitoring online reactions to...
How are we reacting to England's Euro 2012 campaign? Social media conversations analysed

Police force tweets England football commentary

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A regional English police force has been hailed as a 'Twitter sensation' after a member of staff gave a live commentary on the Euro 2012 football match, despite one disgruntled viewer telling them to "go catch some crims"....
Police force tweets England football commentary

Guardian app for Android now includes live football scores, results, tables and more

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• Version 2.0 of the Guardian Android app includes some great new features for football fans• Download it now from Google PlayToday we're excited to launch version 2.0 of the Guardian app for Android. This is a football-themed release and we've added great new features just in time for Euro...
Guardian app for Android now includes live football scores, results, tables and more

WWDC 2012 Banners: "Where great ideas go on to do great things."

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Apple has already started decorating Moscone with banners in preparation for WWDC 2012. The first banners show a collage of app icons and the wording: "WWDC2012: Where great ideas go on to do great things." The annual developer's conference kicks off on Monday with a Keynote Address. Apple is...
WWDC 2012 Banners: "Where great ideas go on to do great things."

Euro 2012 Sets New Twitter Sports Activity Record

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Another major international soccer (football) tournament … another Twitter record for tweet activity. Sunday’s Euro 2012 championship match — a 4-0 Spain victory over Italy — set a new record with 15,358 tweets per second (TPS). Twitter says activity hit that level when... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Euro 2012 Sets New Twitter Sports Activity Record
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