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Twitter allows advertisers to target users directly in bid to increase profits

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Social media platform slashes the price of 'promoted tweets' and will sift through messages to discern users' specific interestsTwitter will begin allowing advertisers to directly target users based on the interests they reveal in their tweets, the social media company has announced.The move will see Twitter, which carries 400m messages...
Twitter allows advertisers to target users directly in bid to increase profits

Paul Allen is now the richest American in sports

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Paul Allen has lots of money. You already knew that about the co-founder of Microsoft, of course. But the Forbes 400 richest Americans list came out Wednesday and Mr. Allen has reached a new pedestal. Paul Allen The 59-year-old is now worth an estimated $15 billion, which moves him from 23rd to 20th...
Paul Allen is now the richest American in sports

The Definitive Insider's Guide to Apple vs. Samsung

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There have been plenty of dramatic moments in the case of Apple versus Samsung, which some have dubbed the patent trial of the century. But let’s be clear. There has also been a lot of downtime. As a result, there has been quite an opportunity for those in the court...
The Definitive Insider's Guide to Apple vs. Samsung

Hey Nike, get your crap out of my newsfeed

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Shared by Bud This is what will do facebook in. Last week I learned that if you ‘Like’ something on Facebook, you give that entity permission to put updates (read: ads) in your newsfeed. Yesterday a friend emailed me a link to watch the new Nike World Cup 2010 ad....
Hey Nike, get your crap out of my newsfeed

At Super Bowl Stadium, More Mobile Uploads Than Downloads

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In addition to chugging beer and popcorn, football fans who crowded into the Super Bowl stadium were consuming copious amounts of data from wireless networks. AT&T, the nation's No. 2 carrier, said the data use came mostly from people sharing content as opposed to downloading....
At Super Bowl Stadium, More Mobile Uploads Than Downloads

Bantr brings its soccer social network to The Daily Telegraph’s Fantasy Football

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We cover a lot of startups here at The Next Web, and regardless of how good you think an idea is at the time, you never really know for sure whether it will sink, swim or soar. One such startup is Bantr, the social network for football (soccer…) fans. We...
Bantr brings its soccer social network to The Daily Telegraph’s Fantasy Football

RIM prepping Super Bowl ad to introduce BlackBerry 10 to the world

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Get yo' popcorn ready. When your company is announcing the latest and greatest mobile OS, why not seize the opportunity to scrape up a few million bucks to make sure the entire world gets a proper introduction? Research in Motion will be forking out for a Super Bowl spot...
RIM prepping Super Bowl ad to introduce BlackBerry 10 to the world

Verizon's mobile TV goes dark as it pulls the plug on VCast video

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Verizon’s long-time mobile video service, first called VCast and more recently dubbed Verizon Video, is shutting down effective Dec. 15. The mobile operator will continue to offer its video search service, Viewdini, for subscribers using an iPhone, iPad, or on 4G-capable Android device. Viewdini won’t show actual content, but instead will...
Verizon's mobile TV goes dark as it pulls the plug on VCast video

HTC scores 3-year smartphone and tablet partnership deal with football association UEFA

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The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has announced today that Taiwanese smart devices maker HTC will become the official mobile phone and tablet computer partner for both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The three-year supplier partnership deal will run until the end of the 2014/2015...
HTC scores 3-year smartphone and tablet partnership deal with football association UEFA
YouTube celebrates success of original channel initiative by launching more channels in Europe and US

MLB Network launches Strike Zone all-highlights channel on four providers

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For football fans the NFL Red Zone and ESPN Goal Line Channels have streamlined game day viewing by focusing on switching between scoring opportunities from simultaneously airing games and now Major League Baseball has its own version (there's already a web edition dubbed Full Count). The MLB Network Strike Zone...
MLB Network launches Strike Zone all-highlights channel on four providers

EA extends its license with FIFA, the organization behind its lucrative soccer games, until 2022

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Yesterday, EA’s financial results revealed that FIFA 2013, its flagship football (soccer) game, has chalked up 13.5 million sales across all platforms since its launch in October. That makes it one of the company’s best launches ever, and it also makes today’s announcement of EA Game’s extension of its licensing agreement with FIFA a...
EA extends its license with FIFA, the organization behind its lucrative soccer games, until 2022

ESPN Uses Twitter To Host College Football Replays

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Real-time, über-mobile Twitter is the perfect partner for video replays, says Twitter's director of promoted content and partnerships. College football instant replays will soon be featured Twitter. ESPN and Ford, the sports network's partner, announced the deal over the weekend. Replay videos will be embedded in individual tweets, which...
ESPN Uses Twitter To Host College Football Replays

How Social Media & Social TV Will Change Super Bowl 2012

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This year's Super Bowl will be more social than ever before. With the rise of social TV and the first-ever 2,800-square-foot social media command center, fans who have trekked down to Indianapolis and people at Super Bowl parties across the country can now opt to have a super-connected experience. This...
How Social Media & Social TV Will Change Super Bowl 2012
Bit.ly wants to help developers play with data under new real-time search API

Denise Coates: the hidden 24/7 woman behind Bet365

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The founder of the highly profitable online bookmaking empire is arguably Britain's most successful self-made businesswomanThe most visible face of online bookmaker Bet365, at least to Premiership football fans, is the actor Ray Winstone, who appears on half-time adverts during televised matches with updates on up-to-the-second odds - for example...
Denise Coates: the hidden 24/7 woman behind Bet365

Anderson takes a parting shot at Cleveland football fans

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Anderson takes a parting shot at Cleveland football fans

CBS Super Bowl 'second screen' stream to include alternate cameras, DVR functionality

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With the heavy responsibility of handling the Super Bowl XLVII livestream, CBS is focusing in on what football fans really want: commercials. Well, that, and real-time statistic updates, game highlights, alternate camera angles and a star studded musical performance by Beyoncé, of course. The network's taking its duties seriously,...
CBS Super Bowl 'second screen' stream to include alternate cameras, DVR functionality

BlackBerry Is Running Its First-Ever Super Bowl Ad (RIMM)

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As a part of its quest for a 2013 turnaround, BlackBerry just announced that it will be airing its first-ever Super Bowl ad. Considering that Samsung -- which actually ran a Blackberry bashing spot during the NFC championship game last week -- already announced a Super Bowl ad, we can't...
BlackBerry Is Running Its First-Ever Super Bowl Ad (RIMM)
A guide to an Internet-infused Super Bowl: puppies, commercials, cocktails, & apps

How anyone can be a sports announcer with YouCommentate

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I grew up in a family of football fans. How could you not be a football fan though, growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 90s with the five-time Super Bowl Champion 49ers and their high-scoring West Coast offense? It was an exciting time, and I...
How anyone can be a sports announcer with YouCommentate

Football fans score additional content in Sky Sports for iPad update

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The app devs over at Sky Sports are having a busy year, and after improving their iPad offering for the F1 season, they're back with a "second screen" update for football (soccer) fans. Just in time for the start of the UK Premier League season, the new Football Match...
Football fans score additional content in Sky Sports for iPad update

Must See HDTV (April 23rd - 29th)

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NFL Draft The NFL has finally realized the reality TV potential of its big night, and moved the process of making several young players millionaires to prime time. While Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III are cemented as the top two picks ,there's plenty of drama left for the...
Must See HDTV (April 23rd - 29th)

Ads, Odds, Nate Silver Predictions And Every Other Tech Angle You Need For Super Bowl XLVII

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Millions of people across the U.S. are preparing their jerseys, face paint and horrific nachos. Yes, football fans rejoice, the big game finally kicks off tomorrow in New Orleans — that is, Super Bowl XLVII, between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Franciso 49ers. The Super Bowl is always one...
Ads, Odds, Nate Silver Predictions And Every Other Tech Angle You Need For Super Bowl XLVII

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

Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

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Microsoft has just announced a broad partnership with the National Football League intended to make the Xbox One the definitive living room device for football fans. While the Xbox is known primarily as a gaming platform, Microsoft has been positioning the console as an all-in-one entertainment solution for some...
Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

Analytics From "Most Social Super Bowl" Reveals Chat Wasn't About Football

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Although predictions last week raised expectations about the role that social media would play in reshaping what has historically been one of the most engaging non-holiday events in the U.S. every year, the first analysis of yesterday's public social network data by advertising analysis firm Networked Insights makes a compelling...
Analytics From "Most Social Super Bowl" Reveals Chat Wasn't About Football

Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

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Turns out the 13-minute halftime show really is the big draw of the Super Bowl, at least according to Google. The search giant has released a number of stats on how people used its services during the big game, with "Madonna" being the top trending search term, followed by...
Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show
The Twitter spin room: What happens when politics goes real-time
NFL Game Rewind tablet apps let you watch games on-demand, but not without a slew of restrictions
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