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Garmin introduces the Approach S3, a $349 touchscreen GPS golf watch

Turner Is Close To Buying Bleacher Report For $200 Million (TWX)

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Turner, Time Warner's cable network, is in the final stages of buying Bleacher Report for $200 million, All Things D's Peter Kafka reports. Bleacher Report is a network of sports sites built on content contributed by freelancers and users. It's headed by ex-Yahoo, CEO Brian Grey. In April, we reported...
Turner Is Close To Buying Bleacher Report For $200 Million (TWX)
Microsoft ships all-white Xbox 360 bundle, comes with Kinect and two games for $299

Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

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Velti has just released its mobile ad industry report for June. As usual, the mobile marketing company has chosen to highlight disparate factoids that it culled from the data — for example, it says that Israel is the leader in app engagement, with adults using apps for an average of...
Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App

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Australian startup app integrates realtime updates, and connects fans to bookies If you're a gambling man, Favourit could just become your new favorite iPhone app. The Melbourne, Australia based startup hopes to have smartphone users betting away on their devices, challenging friends and connecting with bookkeepers. The app, launched...
After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App

Lumia 822, Windows Phone 8X come to Verizon Nov. 9

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An announcement from Verizon today tipped customers off to the availability of Windows Phone 8 handsets on the nation's largest carrier, with the Lumia 822 from Nokia and HTC's Windows Phone 8X going up for pre-order November 9 at 1 a.m. EST. The two new smartphones will be the first...
Lumia 822, Windows Phone 8X come to Verizon Nov. 9
Samsung delays Pebble Blue Galaxy S III over defects

SMX Toronto Keynote: Jon Sinden of Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment

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We’re delighted to announce that Jon Sinden, Manager of Digital Content & Social Media for Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment, will be presenting one of the keynotes at SMX Toronto, on Wednesday, March 20th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Jon has one of the best, but... Please visit Search...
SMX Toronto Keynote: Jon Sinden of Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment

Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like

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Dennis Crowley has cofounded two successful startups. The first, Dodgeball, was acquired by Google.  The second, Foursquare, is growing quickly with 15 million downloads, 100 employees, and about $80 million raised. Both of his startups have been named after sports. That isn't a coincidence. As an undergraduate at Syracuse...
Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like
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We Thought Female Athletes Were Catching Up to Men, But They're Not

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Across dozens of sports, women's world speed records consistently fall 10 percent short of men's records....
We Thought Female Athletes Were Catching Up to Men, But They're Not

Acer adds student-aimed B113 notebook to TravelMate line

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Acer has released the latest addition to its TravelMate line of notebooks. The TravelMate B113 is aimed at students and institutional customers, and sports a Core i3 Ivy Bridge processor with 4GB of RAM, a 1366x768-resolution 11.6-inch LED-backlit display, and a choice of either Windows 7 or Windows 8 Pro...
Acer adds student-aimed B113 notebook to TravelMate line

Pocket updates its iOS app to support native Facebook sharing, easier deletion of read items

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Today Pocket, the popular reading application that helps users save and later access content that they want to peruse, has updated its iOS application today to support better sharing, and the ability to delete items while they are being read. Native Facebook sharing has been added in version 4.3, along with the...
Pocket updates its iOS app to support native Facebook sharing, easier deletion of read items

Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV

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Some highlights from part two of Nielsen’s State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences report: Teenagers use game consoles for 8 minutes per night, on average, during primetime, which is more than twice as much as the general population. Women spend 61.2% of their time-shifted viewing during primetime watching Dramas. Women...
Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV

OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

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Independent creators keen on motion capture have had affordable solutions like cheaper sensors and Kinect-based implementations for awhile now, but a large space for moving around has usually been required. OptiTrack has come up with an answer to that problem, however, in the form of the PRIME 17W mocap...
OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

Are robots and content farms the future of the news?

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There was some consternation in the media industry this week when the Chicago Tribune announced that it was letting more than 20 of its journalists go and handing over its local coverage to an outfit called Journatic, which looked to some like a “content farm” not unlike AOL’s hyper-local...
Are robots and content farms the future of the news?

The camera in the stands

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The wisdom of Pudge Fisk, channeled through Jon Udell: Somewhere in the 2000s, [Roger] Angell asked [Carlton] Fisk to reflect on what had most altered the game of baseball since his playing days. The salaries? The drugs? No. The game-changer, Fisk said, was instant replay. His game-winning 1975 home run...
The camera in the stands

LG's triple SIM A290: the phone every Russian Casanova needs

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Dual-SIM phones are perfect for when the carriers are desperate for your business, keeping your work life separate, or to mask your philandering -- but what if two isn't enough? LG (stands for Lucky Goldstar, now you know) is producing a phone with a third SIM slot, only one...
LG's triple SIM A290: the phone every Russian Casanova needs

SAP to buy Ticket-Web, a CRM tool for promoters of sports and entertainment events

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SAP plans to extend its CRM offering with the acquisition of Ticket-Web, a German specialist in online ticketing for sports and entertainment venues....
SAP to buy Ticket-Web, a CRM tool for promoters of sports and entertainment events

Reebok-CCM partnering on impact-sensing flexible sports cap, hopes to improve real-time injury analysis

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While the whack of two helmets might be an unavoidable part of some high intensity sports, knowing a little more about what's going on during those impacts can mean the difference between a time out, and time in hospital. Reebok-CCM Hockey and electronics form MC10 have just announced that...
Reebok-CCM partnering on impact-sensing flexible sports cap, hopes to improve real-time injury analysis

ESPN Cutting Jobs

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ESPN was in the process of laying off a few hundred workers on Tuesday, a sign that the hugely profitable sports cable-TV powerhouse is responding to the rising fees it pays to air games as well as other changes in the media industry. ESPN said some of the job cuts...
ESPN Cutting Jobs

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

Going loco: Everplaces and Circleme hit public beta

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Anyone reading between the lines after the closure of ratings app Oink, may have picked up a signal about the state of social, local, mobile services today. After all, if a well-designed app with lots of press coverage can’t get enough traction to make it worthwhile, then perhaps the glut...
Going loco: Everplaces and Circleme hit public beta

Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

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Hulu has launched a new version of its Apple TV app for Hulu Plus subscribers. The app uses a new interface, for example adding TV, Movies, Kids, and Latino content categories to the top navigation bar. Each category highlights both new content and any series a person already watches. Along...
Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

Microsoft retiring Messenger on March 15th, wants you to use Skype instead

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While we knew Microsoft Messenger was due to retire sometime in the first quarter of this year, we now have a confirmed date. According to The Next Web, Redmond has informed users via email that they have until March 15th to use the IM platform, after which they will...
Microsoft retiring Messenger on March 15th, wants you to use Skype instead

Q2 and Q4 Xbee controllers have the gimbals to handle your most unwieldy robotics projects

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Yes, we've seen an XBee radio interface with RC robots before, but Quantum Robotics' open-source Xbee handheld controllers have enough gimbals, push buttons and toggle switches to leave us starry-eyed. The Q2 and Q4, both open for funding on Kickstarter, use a XBee wireless transceiver to transfer data and...
Q2 and Q4 Xbee controllers have the gimbals to handle your most unwieldy robotics projects

UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 3 March

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Whoosh … EA Sports' new snowboarding sim, SSX, leaps straight into top spot on the chart this weekUKIE Games Charts© compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesPS3PS VitaWii3DSDSXboxHandheldPlayStationguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms &...
UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 3 March

RIM Rolls PlayBook 2.1 Update, Improves BlackBerry Bridge, Data Security, And Android App Support

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RIM is not done with the PlayBook. The company just announced a major update for its tablet. The software update will be available later today for the WiFi PlayBook and brings a host of significant improvements. With this update the tablet now sports SMS capabilities through BlackBerry Bridge, data encryption...
RIM Rolls PlayBook 2.1 Update, Improves BlackBerry Bridge, Data Security, And Android App Support

Boost Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Rush with Android 4.0, available late September for $150

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Boost Mobile is in New York City today to take the wraps off of its new fall lineup, and in addition to the Galaxy S II 4G, it'll be joined by the Samsung Galaxy Rush, a small (but slightly souped-up) smartphone that sports Android 4.0. Noteworthy specs include a...
Boost Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Rush with Android 4.0, available late September for $150
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