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Tomorrow, Foursquare may just shatter its ‘check-ins at once’ record…by about 40,000.

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Foursquare, the location based check-in start-up, is doing an incredible job at making itself known in all circles. I’m genuinely impressed.This time, it’s football (soccer to you Americans) and the company has partnered with Umbro, a sports clothing manufacturer, to bring Foursquare to the sporting masses.A post on the company...
Tomorrow, Foursquare may just shatter its ‘check-ins at once’ record…by about 40,000.

RT @Soccerpolitics "[R]eviews of "Soccer Empire" including starred review @Library Journal site: http://bit.ly/cRnmNc #football #soccer"

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RT @Soccerpolitics "[R]eviews of "Soccer Empire" including starred review @Library Journal site: http://bit.ly/cRnmNc #football #soccer"

I Am Playr lands on iOS devices as a flick-football game, starring Steven Gerrard and other top pros

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First launched in November 2010 by social games publisher We R Interactive, Facebook football (soccer) game I Am Playr came out of beta last October, going on to notch up a cool one million monthly active users around the world. And now it has transcended its Facebook roots and landed...
I Am Playr lands on iOS devices as a flick-football game, starring Steven Gerrard and other top pros

4 New APIs: Football (soccer), Bible, Motorsports, and Document Viewing

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This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory (nearly as many as last week’s record-setting pace). Some notable new entries include an API for an online document viewing service, an online bible reference API, a motorsports events and calendar service API, and a football (soccer) API....
4 New APIs: Football (soccer), Bible, Motorsports, and Document Viewing

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

Playing Football Manager helped this 21-year-old become manager of a real-life professional team

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In a week that has seen both Chelsea and QPR sack their managers in the English Premier League, there’s one recent managerial appointment that has really taken the football (soccer) world by surprise. Vugar Huseynzade was appointed manager of Azerbaijan Premier League club FC Baku a couple of weeks ago,...
Playing Football Manager helped this 21-year-old become manager of a real-life professional team

ESPN and Twitter widen their deal for in-tweet video highlights

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Twitter would really, really like to make ad-driven TV experiences central parts of its service, and it just confirmed that laser-like focus through an expanded deal with ESPN. The sports broadcaster will soon show in-tweet video highlights of football, soccer and the X Games; Twitter, in turn, gets a...
ESPN and Twitter widen their deal for in-tweet video highlights

BT snaps up ESPN's TV channels in the UK and Ireland

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News has just emerged that BT Group (‘BT’) has acquired ESPN’s TV channels business in the UK and Ireland. You may remember that BT recently won the football (soccer) rights for 38 English Premier League games from the start of next season, with ESPN failing to extend its contract. This...
BT snaps up ESPN's TV channels in the UK and Ireland

Inside INTERPOL's New Cybercrime Innovation Center

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INTERPOL, the international policing agency, is opening a massive innovation center in Singapore in 2014. At the center, law enforcement will learn all about the latest cybercrimes... and have access to cutting-edge forensics laboratories and research stations.INTERPOL, the international policing organization, is building a law enforcement tech geek heaven in...
Inside INTERPOL's New Cybercrime Innovation Center

RT @Soccerpolitics "@james3neal There's a great French site on football run by group of historians: http://bit.ly/9TL0Ag #football #soccer"

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RT @Soccerpolitics "@james3neal There's a great French site on football run by group of historians: http://bit.ly/9TL0Ag #football #soccer"

Awesome Stuff: Maps Aren't Just An App On Your Phone

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I don't know why I've been thinking about maps lately -- perhaps it's because I've been traveling, and as this is posted, I'll actually be in an airplane flying home. I've always been a fan of maps -- all kinds of maps -- and can spend an inordinate amount of...
Awesome Stuff: Maps Aren't Just An App On Your Phone

BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

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BT's plan to match Sky on sporting rights has already seen it spend big to buy ESPN UK, but how does it plan on recouping that cash? By giving away £738 million ($1.1 billion) worth of live Premier League games for "free" to new and existing BT customers. The...
BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

Seattle Sounders FC prep for season opener with fan-submitted hashtags on buildings

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The Seattle Sounders football soccer club gets the 2013 season started this Saturday with a home match against Montreal and as part of the pre-game hype, they’ve put together a neat social media project. As part of their #SoundersRave campaign, the team is putting up Tweets with that hashtag on a...
Seattle Sounders FC prep for season opener with fan-submitted hashtags on buildings

Sky's Now TV to offer Premiership football and other major sporting events for £9.99/day

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It’s a moment that every football (soccer) fan has dreamed about, broadcaster BSkyB has announced it will finally make its sports channel available for non-Sky TV subscriber, after revealing plans to offer a pay-as-you-go package via its Web-based Now TV service. The Guardian reports that the move will allow access to...
Sky's Now TV to offer Premiership football and other major sporting events for £9.99/day

Today's the first time a professional soccer ref will issue yellow and red cards with a smartphone

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We’ve previously written about why we’re overstating the impact technology will have on football (soccer) refereeing, but this focused more on things like goal-line technology to remove human error. Now, however, it seems that the refs’ humble notepad and pen could be on their way out too. A referee may...
Today's the first time a professional soccer ref will issue yellow and red cards with a smartphone

With more than 9 million users, I Am Playr lands on Android as a flick-football game

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First launched in November 2010 by UK-based social games publisher We R Interactive, Facebook football (soccer) game I Am Playr came out of beta in October 2011, going on to notch up a cool one million monthly active users around the world. It then transcended its Facebook roots and landed...
With more than 9 million users, I Am Playr lands on Android as a flick-football game

English Premier League to adopt goal-line technology next season, Hawk-Eye to be the provider

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Football's ruling body, FIFA, has already decided that goal-line technology will be used at next year's World Cup in Brazil, which, in and of itself, was an indirect nod for other competitions to follow suit. Today, one of the globe's biggest leagues announced it too will implement the recently...
English Premier League to adopt goal-line technology next season, Hawk-Eye to be the provider
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BBC Sport's iOS app is now available globally, Android coming soon

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Almost a month to the day since the BBC launched a native Sports app for iPhone and iPod touch, the British broadcaster’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, has launched the app for international users. For now, the app will be available optimized for iPhone and iPod touch only, but as with...
BBC Sport's iOS app is now available globally, Android coming soon

Favourit leaves beta and launches an iOS app for its casual sports-betting platform

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Online sports betting platform Favourit has emerged from its public beta today, launching a Series A funding round and an iOS app that it hopes will attract new users and licensed betting operators. Favourit is an online hub where fans can place bets on multiple sports including American football, soccer,...
Favourit leaves beta and launches an iOS app for its casual sports-betting platform

English football club Stamford AFC will include club's Twitter handle and QR code on players' shirts

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Remember that Mexican football (soccer) team that replaced its players’ names with their Twitter handles? Well, the mighty Stamford AFC, which plys its trade in England’s Division One South of the Northern Premier League, is adding the club’s Twitter handle to team shirts this season. But that’s not all. The...
English football club Stamford AFC will include club's Twitter handle and QR code on players' shirts

Urban Futbol: Red Bull's 'Balcony Shot' reimagined as an addictive, Angry Birds-esque football app

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Red Bull is best known for giving you wings, through its range of carbonated, caffeinated and sickly sweet beverages. But it also sponsors a heck of a lot of events, not to mention an entire football (soccer) team in New York. With one eye on the sporting realm, Red Bull...
Urban Futbol: Red Bull's 'Balcony Shot' reimagined as an addictive, Angry Birds-esque football app

FilmOn’s new app brings 150 live TV channels direct to your Facebook account

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FilmOn.TV Networks was founded by media entrepreneur Alki David in 2006, and it has previously launched Web-based TV service FilmOn.com which offers subscription packages covering more than 120 TV channels (mostly in English), as well as additional premium services. It recently launched what it’s calling the “first multi-channel live TV...
FilmOn’s new app brings 150 live TV channels direct to your Facebook account

Euro 2012 football final sets new Twitter sports record with 15,358 tweets per second

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Twitter has revealed that the European Championship football (soccer) final between Spain and Italy, held in Poland yesterday, broke its record for sports-related tweets after logging 15,358 tweets per minute (tpm) at peak. The record was racked up during the fourth goal of the game, which saw Spain retain the title...
Euro 2012 football final sets new Twitter sports record with 15,358 tweets per second
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