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Evri spins out SportStream with $3.5M from Paul Allen

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Seattle startup Evri was founded in 2007, designed to help people make better sense of news and information. A lot has changed since then, especially given the rise of tablets and mobile computers. Now, the company is evolving, announcing today that it has spun off a new social sports startup...
Evri spins out SportStream with $3.5M from Paul Allen

What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

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Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

Here Are The Five Startups In i/o Ventures’ Latest Class

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i/o Ventures, the incubator and co-working space located in San Francisco’s Mission District, just held the demo day for its latest batch of startups. All of them have been working out of the i/o offices for the past three months, and have also received a $25,000 investment. It’s pretty hard...
Here Are The Five Startups In i/o Ventures’ Latest Class

Must See HDTV (January 14th - 20th)

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As we return from CES (and dive headlong into the North American International Auto Show) we've got a number of our favorite TV shows returning from break. While sci fi fans wave good-bye to one high profile series they can welcome another this week, and sports fans are just...
Must See HDTV (January 14th - 20th)

Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

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As the 2012 Summer Olympics draws near, so, too, the volume increases of press releases issued by companies hoping to ride the promotion wave. A prominent email category in our inboxes has been research forecasts of consumers’ Olympic digital viewing. Sifting them boils down to this conclusion – traditional TV...
Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

Must See HDTV (February 18th - 24th)

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After its run on the internet and then cable TV, Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome is coming to Blu-ray, along with the second season of Game of Thrones and Monsters Inc. Sports fans have NASCAR racing to (try to) replace football, while movie buffs can keep an eye out...
Must See HDTV (February 18th - 24th)
Ooyala's new Twitter Card support turns your Twitter feed into ESPN Sports Center
New Year's resolutions: startup style

Yahoo Acquires Citizen Sports

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Yahoo has just confirmed that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Citizen Sports. Press release below: SUNNYVALE, Calif, March 17, 2010 — As part of its ongoing commitment to be the center of people’s online lives, Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to...
Yahoo Acquires Citizen Sports

March Madness streams to more platforms in 2012, but not everything is free

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Last year CBS and Turner Sports brought every game of the NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Tournament home in HD on four cable channels, and streaming for free to PCs and iOS devices. While the broadcast plans remain the same this year, if you want to stream the 41...
March Madness streams to more platforms in 2012, but not everything is free

ESPN brings new interface to ScoreCenter for Android and iOS

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Attention all sports fans and degenerate gamblers: earlier today ESPN released an update for its Android and iOS ScoreCenter apps. Version 3.0 introduces a new user interface, iPhone 5 support, live scoring alerts, video sharing and additional game coverage. Keeping sports fans in the know, the update also adds...
ESPN brings new interface to ScoreCenter for Android and iOS
Twitter-based Olympic cheer meter reveals who's winning ... on the sofas of the world

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

Modo Labs Brings A New Mobile Platform To College Campuses

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I remember my freshman year of college. It was a tiny campus, but I still found myself looking for classes and wandering through a maze-like library for most of the first year I was there. At the time, my phone wasn’t much help to me, but now that smartphones are...
Modo Labs Brings A New Mobile Platform To College Campuses
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Sports Fans: Smartphones Make You Rude

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More than half of device-toting sports fans sneak a peek at the score during dinner....
Sports Fans: Smartphones Make You Rude

The Californication of the Daily Deals Market -- Cheap Tickets

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Crowd Seats is bringing a bit of Hollywood to the daily deals business. The Los Angeles-based company, which got started a year ago, is focused on selling tickets at a discount. The site does not sell bikini waxes, Segway tours, or fancy dinners. Rather, it’s all about targeting hardcore sports...
The Californication of the Daily Deals Market -- Cheap Tickets

Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers

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In order to tell the story of Star Wars, George Lucas had to create a new technology company that was powerful enough to tell that story. The same thing has to happen in digital news publishing. That’s the conclusion of Jim Bankoff, CEO and Chairman of Vox Media, whose sites The...
Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers

After Olympics pilot, IFTTT launches ESPN channel to help you track sports, teams, scores and more

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Today, IFTTT is announcing a partnership with ESPN to offer triggers for breaking sports news surrounding teams and more. The new channel uses ESPN’s API and offers new ways for sports lovers to stay up to date via any outlet they choose. We’ve covered the cool digital glue service IFTTT...
After Olympics pilot, IFTTT launches ESPN channel to help you track sports, teams, scores and more

ESPN Retools Radio App, Launches on iPad

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Rabid sports fans are about to get even less productive at work. ESPN has reengineered its streaming radio app to offer improved sound quality, push alerts for when a favorite program is going live, and content-caching for listening to podcasts without an Internet connection. It’s also launching the app for...
ESPN Retools Radio App, Launches on iPad

Developers & APIs: The Rules of Engagement

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If you haven’t been following the Internet forums and developer blogs, it’s been a dramatic month for the API ecosystem. The debate often boils down to a question over who owns the content generated by users, the platform companies or the public — a question that won’t be answered anytime...
Developers & APIs: The Rules of Engagement

What the Super Bowl and marketers can learn from socially savvy sports fans

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While sports fans eagerly await who will win the 2012 Super Bowl and look forward to diving into chips and a Frito Pie or two, marketers are eager to see who the winners (and losers) are on the social media front. Clearly big brands want to make sure their (estimated)...
What the Super Bowl and marketers can learn from socially savvy sports fans

The BBC launches iOS sports app for news, live scores, stats and more, Android app weeks away

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The BBC is rolling out a brand new mobile app in the UK today aimed squarely at sports fans, delivering news, live scores, stats, commentary and analysis. Launching initially for iPhones and iPod Touches, the app can be seen as a natural (permanent) successor to its Olympic app which launched...
The BBC launches iOS sports app for news, live scores, stats and more, Android app weeks away
With Over 300 Pro Athletes On Board, Egraphs Wants To Reinvent And Personalize The Autograph For The Digital Era

A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl

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The NFL’s Super Bowl championship football game is routinely one of the most watched televised event of the year with over 100 million viewers. But increasingly, people don’t just want to watch the game, they want to interact with it. For me, that means keeping my iPhone and iPad...
A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl

Google TV gets official

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Combining the web and TV in an orgy of awesome, today at I/O 2010, Google announced Google TV. With the goal of mashing together the web and TV in an orgy of awesome without accepting compromise, Google is hoping to let people take advantage of the biggest and best...
Google TV gets official

Yahoo! and Citizen Sports: Ready, Set, Score!

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In the past month, Yahoo! Sports has proven that it is the destination that sports fans turn to when news happens.  Not only did the site surpass all of its competitors to become the #1 online destination for the Winter Olympics, it also set a traffic record, generating more...
Yahoo! and Citizen Sports: Ready, Set, Score!

Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

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It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced its SmartGlass second-screen app, which gives users better control of their viewing experience by connecting the Xbox game console with mobile and tablet devices. Now the company is trying to use the experience to court sports fans, with updates for its ESPN and...
Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

YouTube To Live Stream Tiger Woods Press Conference

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Gossip mongers and sports fans alike are eagerly awaiting Tiger Woods’ press conference tomorrow morning, when he’ll confront the public and apologize for his string of affairs that tarnished both his image as a role model and his endorsement deals. And, according to one source, you’ll be able to live...
YouTube To Live Stream Tiger Woods Press Conference
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