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Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher who won World Series with Mets, dies at 57

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Gary Carter, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last May, played nearly two decades in the Major LeaguesHall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in Major League baseball, died...
Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher who won World Series with Mets, dies at 57

A Photographer Used Instagram To Take These Stunning Portraits Of The Yankees

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One of the annual traditions of spring training is Photo Day, when players throw on their uniforms and pose for professional photographers. But when it came to shooting the Yankees, one photographer, Nick Laham, added a strange twist: he did his photoshoot in a bathroom, with his iPhone, and...
A Photographer Used Instagram To Take These Stunning Portraits Of The Yankees

Baseball's Best Tweets During the Home Run Derby

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Major League Baseball encouraged its players to tweet the Home Run Derby. Here's a look back at the juiciest tweets, including an outburst against Kansas City Royals fans....
Baseball's Best Tweets During the Home Run Derby

Take-Two Interactive sees big drop in earnings thanks to Max Payne 3 game delay

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Take-Two Interactive Software reported a big drop in earnings due in large part because of the delay of its major video game, Max Payne 3. The earnings decline was in line with the expectations of analysts, who had been forewarned, but revenues fell short of expectations. The New York-based company...
Take-Two Interactive sees big drop in earnings thanks to Max Payne 3 game delay

Is iPad a game-changer?

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Is iPad a game-changer?
T-Mobile offers its customers free season-long streaming access to MLB.com
Major League Baseball dumps landlines for dugout-to-bullpen cellphones

In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

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Major League Baseball started offering live online streams of its games ten years ago this week. Think about where we were ten years ago. Broadband wasn't nearly as pervasive. There was no iPhone, or iPad, or Facebook. Google was just starting. In short, the tech world was a very different...
In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen
MLB At Bat Updated for the 2013 Season, Local Game Video Still Blacked Out

In battle versus media powerhouses, streaming video service Ivi loses appeal

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Seattle streaming video startup Ivi Inc. has been hit with another setback in its battle against some of the country’s biggest media companies.  The young upstart was shut down by a federal judge last year over its live, streaming TV service, one which allowed customers to gain access to TV programming...
In battle versus media powerhouses, streaming video service Ivi loses appeal

MOSSBERG: I Like The Newest BlackBerry, A 'Radical Reinvention' (RIMM)

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Walt Mossberg's thoughts on the newly-announced BlackBerry 10 platform are up. Here are some highlights on how he broke it down: The operating system is a huge departure from previous BlackBerry software: "The new OS, which is the most important part of the product, isn't an evolution of the old...
MOSSBERG: I Like The Newest BlackBerry, A 'Radical Reinvention' (RIMM)

Passbook ticketing available in 13 MLB stadiums this season

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Major League Baseball and Apple's quest to banish paper ticketing received a boost last night after the former revealed that 13 stadiums would offer the latter's Passbook integration this season. Seven teams, including the Oakland A's, Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins are signed up, with a further three to...
Passbook ticketing available in 13 MLB stadiums this season

For Consumers, Cisco's Vision For TV Means Paying A Lot More

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Cisco grabbed some of the limelight at the Consumer Electronics Show by unveiling a cloud-based video platform for service providers like cable TV companies. A lot of hubbub was made over technology, which would deliver movies and TV shows on any device at any time. But in all the oohing...
For Consumers, Cisco's Vision For TV Means Paying A Lot More

APPLE: Developers Have Made $7 Billion From Our App Store (AAPL)

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Apple put out a press release this morning with a bunch of stats on the App Store. It says it's had 40 billion app dowloads since its inception and nearly half, or 20 billion, or those downloads happened last year. It also says it has paid out $7 billion to...
APPLE: Developers Have Made $7 Billion From Our App Store (AAPL)

TBS launches its Social Dugout app in time for the MLB playoffs and rewards you for watching

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It’s October and if you’re a sports fan, you’ll know that it’s playoff time for Major League Baseball. But how will you be watching your favorite matchup? Most likely in front of a television screen watching on TBS. That’s great, but what if you could get rewarded for just sitting...
TBS launches its Social Dugout app in time for the MLB playoffs and rewards you for watching

Mobile apps news roundup: Kabam, GameStick, Wooga and more

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Kabam launches $50 fund to help bring Japanese games to the West – Mobile-social gaming developer Kabam told the Wall Street Journal on Monday that the company has established a $50 million fund to help bring Japanese games to Western markets. The money provided by Kabam to Japanese game developers...
Mobile apps news roundup: Kabam, GameStick, Wooga and more

The 404 1,052: Where we meet the million dollar man (podcast)

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Today we're talking with millionaire Chris "Milly Gilly" Gilmore, the proud champion of last night's Major League Baseball 2K12 competition. [Read more]...
The 404 1,052: Where we meet the million dollar man (podcast)

The top Tweeters in baseball

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There’s perhaps no American pastime filled with as many data geeks and stat hounds as baseball, a sport where every aspect of the game is analyzed and dissected in great detail. So, it just goes without saying — as the bats start to crack around Major League Baseball parks this...
The top Tweeters in baseball

Apple Passbook more than triples accepted MLB stadium tickets

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Apple Passbook mobile commerce app has more than tripled the number of Major League Baseball stadiums available. Now there are 13 American baseball options compared to last season’s four. The tickets are through the iPhone MLB At Bat app. Packaged with last fall’s iOS update, Apple Passbook streamlines several retail...
Apple Passbook more than triples accepted MLB stadium tickets

MLB plans ad exchanges to target premium baseball fans

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Major League Baseball will start collecting more data about customers who visit its websites as part of a plan to create new premium categories for online advertisers and increase revenue from MLB’s media properties. MLB is also planning online ad exchanges in which brands can bid in real time to...
MLB plans ad exchanges to target premium baseball fans

Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google

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Anybeat CEO Dmitry Shapiro has started at Google, the company told AllThingsD. Shapiro is now a officially group product manager on the Google+ team, confirming recent speculation. As for the alternative social network Shapiro founded, it’s now completely shut down and redirects to a splash page for a yet-to-launch start-up...
Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google
T-Mobile offers its customers free season-long streaming access to MLB.com

Emerging top grossing iOS apps: MLB.com At Bat, Mass Effect, QuickOffice

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The arrival of MLB.com At Bat at the top of the top grossing charts for both iPhone and iPad makes it abundantly clear that baseball season is well and truly upon us. The remainder of the top grossing charts is otherwise dominated by games, with Electronic Arts’ latest mobile spin-off...
Emerging top grossing iOS apps: MLB.com At Bat, Mass Effect, QuickOffice

Major League Baseball Strikes Deal With Qualcomm To Sort Out Wireless In Ballparks

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Major League Baseball is the stuff of Americana and nostalgia, but it’s also trying hard it keeps up with the 21st century. Today, MLBAM, its interactive/digital media subsidiary, said that it has inked a deal with Qualcomm, for the latter to provide technology and engineering support to improve mobile networks...
Major League Baseball Strikes Deal With Qualcomm To Sort Out Wireless In Ballparks

Boxee aims to beat Apple and Roku in the TV box game

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Boxee, the company that once made headlines as a major contender in the set-top box wars, is bringing its newly launched Boxee TV device to Walmart, starting tomorrow. This is a big move for Boxee, as it will be granted a prominent spot in Walmart's brick and mortar stores,...
Boxee aims to beat Apple and Roku in the TV box game

Jeter has sex change in Yankees Facebook page hack

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Nefarious beings get into certain Major League Baseball teams' Facebook pages, in one case declaring that the Yankees' Derek Jeter will return in 2013 as Minnie Mantlez. [Read more]...
Jeter has sex change in Yankees Facebook page hack

Facebook, Twitter Accounts of Yankees, Other Teams Compromised

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The official social media accounts of several Major League Baseball teams were compromised Thursday, leading to some embarrassing messages appearing on the Facebook and Twitter accounts....
Facebook, Twitter Accounts of Yankees, Other Teams Compromised

Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies

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In a career filled with many clutch throws from the baseball mound, former Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling's main calling card was a gutsy post-season performance made even more memorable by a blood-soaked sock. It was a pitch made by Schilling outside of Major League Baseball, however, that...
Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies

How to Watch Baseball Online (Legally or Otherwise)

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Every Major League Baseball season has a whopping 2,430 regular-season games that are played from April through October - not counting spring training or the playoffs. That is a lot of baseball. And of course, you'd like to use your PC or tablet to watch some of those games, right?...
How to Watch Baseball Online (Legally or Otherwise)

Why Aren't More People Cutting The Cord? Regional Sports Networks

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This week, Major League Soccer introduced updated apps that let fans stream 230 live pro soccer games next season on iOS and Android mobile devices. But the $60 price tag comes with a caveat: in most cases, subscribers won’t be able to see their local teams’ home games. As...
Why Aren't More People Cutting The Cord? Regional Sports Networks
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