GreenPark Sports launches early access for sports and esports social platform

Venture Beast

Greenpark Sports is a new community that is mixing sports like basketball with video games like League of Legends. Esports GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Fantasy Sports DeanBeat News GreenPark Sports Ken Martin League of Legends Nba

Louis Castle joins GreenPark Sports as chief product officer

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Westwood Studios cofounder Louis Castle, who previously worked at Amazon on games, has joined GreenPark Sports as chief product officer. Read More.

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2K Sports acquires HB Studios, signs PGA Tour 2K deal with Tiger Woods

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2K Sports has acquired PGA Tour 2K developer HB Studios, and it's also signed a multiyear deal with Tiger Woods. GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Individual Sports/Golf HB Studios PGA Tour 2K PGA Tour 2K21 Tiger Woods

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How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports

CTOvision

Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. Big Data CTO News SportsThe use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […].

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Rivalry raises $20 million for sports and esports online betting

Venture Beast

Rivalry has raised $20 million for its business of sports and esports betting using a mobile-based platform. Esports GamesBeat Billy Levy category-/Games/Gambling DeanBeat News esports betting esports gambling gambling PMML Rivalry sports betting Steven Salz

India’s All-Star Games raises $1.5 million to make cricket sports games

Venture Beast

million to make multiplayer games based on sports such as cricket. GamesBeat Mobile All Star Cricket All-Star Games category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Cricket Cricket Justin Keeling Keshav Sunder Lumikai Mobile gaming Ninad Bhagwat

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Peter Moore veers back into games as board member at sports game maker Nifty Games

Venture Beast

Peter Moore has come back full circle into video games as a new board member at Nifty Games, which is making sports mobile games. Read More.

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Esports bet pays off for daily fantasy sports during the pandemic

Venture Beast

Esports has proven to be an unlikely hero for daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings, providing competitions when the pandemic shut down sports.

How NBA 2K is introducing the next generation of sports fans (and brands) to ESPN

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Business Esports Games Media PC Gaming 2K 2K Sports category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Basketball ESPN NBA 2K NBA 2K20 sports Take-Two Interactive

How live sports is addressing the problem of invisible fans

Venture Beast

Business Commerce category-/Arts & Entertainment/TV & Video/Online Video category-/Sports coronavirus sportsInstead of striving to get back to normal, we can use the “fan-less” stadium to imagine a future where everyone can be present at the game. Read More.

EA CEO: EA Sports could grow to 500 million players in five years

Venture Beast

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said he is quite bullish on games and that the number of EA Sports fans could double in the coming years. Read More.

Nifty Games opens sports mobile game studio in Chicago

Venture Beast

Fresh from raising $12 million in April, Nifty Games has opened a new sports game development studio in Chicago headed by David Michicich. Read More.

Great, Now Sling TV and Dish Are Losing MASN and NBC Regional Sports Networks

GizModo VR

Two more services are losing support for regional sports as the RSN streaming drama continues. sling tv masn youtube tv brian neylon nbc sports california dish network pay television fubotv television regional sports network dish tv nbc sports entertainment culture

Riders Republic is Ubisoft’s multiplayer extreme-sports compilation

Venture Beast

Riders Republic is Ubisoft's new massively multiplayer extreme-sports game for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC. Games PC Gaming category-/Arts & Entertainment/Online Media category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games Not E3 Riders Republic Ubisoft Ubisoft Forward

PredictHQ forecasts live TV sports viewership to help local food outlets meet demand

Venture Beast

PredictHQ is meshing big data with machine learning to forecast live TV sports viewership, helping local food delivery businesses meet demand. AI Big Data Business Entrepreneur Media Mobile booking.com category-/News category-/Sports Domino's NFL PredictHQ Uber

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How to watch Eleven Sports

TechnoBezz

Of the many over-the-top (OTT) streaming services, many lovers of the beautiful game of football choose to use Eleven Sports. The following is not arguable: football is the most loved and decorated sport of all time. Eleven Sports also broadcasts other sports.

Comcast NBCUniversal picks 10 sports and esports startups for SportsTech Accelerator

Venture Beast

Comcast NBCUniversal today announced 10 sports tech and esports picks for the first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator. Read More. Esports GamesBeat Comcast NBCUniversal DeanBeat News

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Customer Success Should Be A Team Sport

Forrester IT

Customers hold the power in their relationships with businesses. Today, it's not enough for businesses to deliver products. Customers expect them to deliver outcomes and success. To do this, businesses must understand who the customer is, what their pain points are in achieving their business goals, and must help them choose the right products to meet their goals. The relationship does not stop there.

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Netmarble and Kung Fu Factory launch NBA Ball Stars mobile puzzle game

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GamesBeat Mobile category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Fantasy Sports category-/Sports/Team Sports/Basketball DeanBeat Mobile and Social Kung Fu Factory Mobile gaming Nba NBA Ball Stars

FOX Sports bringing popular camera tech to NFL Playoffs, kicking off with game in Seattle

GeekWire

FOX Sports camera operator Mike Smoles with the rig that captured unique images for an NFL broadcast. Photo courtesy of FOX Sports). The NFL Playoffs kick off this weekend and FOX Sports is bringing along some popular regular-season technology to capture the action.

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Blockparty launches digital collectibles for art, sports, and music

Venture Beast

Making use of non-fungible tokens and blockchain technology, startup Blockparty is launching digital collectibles for art, sports, and music. Read More.

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It’s hard not to stare at these slick new electric sports cars

Mashable VR

While automakers have gone all in on electric SUVs and trucks in recent years, 2021 has a crop of drool-worthy battery-powered and hybrid sports cars on the way. Electric sports cars have been around for years with the first Tesla Roadster released more than a decade ago.

Ubisoft and Belgian Pro League partner for One Shot League blockchain fantasy soccer

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Commerce GamesBeat Mobile Belgian Pro League blockchain games category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Fantasy Sports category-/Sports/Team Sports Mobile gaming Nicola Pouard One Shot League Sorare Ubisoft

Boost Sport raises $1.3M to help basketball teams win more games with video analysis tech

GeekWire

Boost Sport CEO Mustafa Abdul-Hamid. Boost Sport Photo). Boost Sport , a Seattle startup that helps basketball teams analyze their performance with video analysis technology, raised a $1.3 Sports Tech Startups boost sport Funding fundraising Venture capital

Amazon Web Services inks deal with the PGA Tour, its latest cloud computing sports deal

GeekWire

Amazon Web Services continues to expand its reach into the sports world. Amazon’s other sports-related deals include streaming the NFL’s Thursday Night Football and its All or Nothing sports documentaries that stream on Prime Video. Amazon Sports Tech AWS pga tour

Russell Wilson and Spencer Rascoff back MOJO, an app to help parent coaches find fun in youth sports

GeekWire

A search on YouTube for “youth sports drills” returns an endless scroll of every type of practice workout you could imagine. The goal is to make youth sports appealing for kids and parents, stem the tide of drop outs and build a business that taps into what makes youth sports fun.

The All Star Game proves the NBA isn't a 'moral' pro sports league

Mashable VR

Let me say something that should be benign: The NBA is neither a progressive nor a moral sports league. More about Nba , Culture , Health , and Sports. Nba Culture Health Sports

Smartsheet sets sail in round-the-world race with female skipper, and its first sports sponsorship

GeekWire

In taking on its first sports sponsorship, Bellevue, Wash.-based based collaborative work management company Smartsheet chose an athlete, sport and event which all key on buzzwords well suited to inspiring its own workforce and customers.

Major League Soccer kicks off FIFA esports offseason event on March 20

Venture Beast

Major League Soccer’s esports league, eMLS, and Electronic Arts are kicking off a EA Sports FIFA tournament on March 20 and March 2021. Esports GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Soccer Coca-Cola DeanBeat News EA EA Sports eMLS Fifa

What Is the Cyber Threat to Sports?

SecureWorld News

With sports returning to fields and arenas across the globe, much of the focus lies beyond the games themselves: namely, protecting players, coaches, and staff from the spread of COVID-19. Sports and cybersecurity: the intersection. 3 cyberattack trends in sport.

Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport

Information Week

Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur

EA teams up with Learfield IMG College to bring Madden esports to 250 campuses

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Business Esports category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/College Sports category-/Sports/Team Sports college esports DeanBeat News Learfield IMG College Madden NFL 21 Todd Sitrin

YouTube TV is losing Fox regional sports networks

The Verge

A number of Fox regional sports networks (RSNs) will no longer be available for YouTube TV subscribers beginning October 1st, the company announced. Illustration by William Joel / The Verge.

The pirate assembling a better sports streaming service

The Verge

One of the ways I’ve stayed alive is by avoiding a paper trail,” says the owner, who understandably wishes to remain anonymous, because he offers pirated access to four major sports leagues. “My HeheStreams is a bootleg operation that offers live sports from the NBA, NHL, NFL, and MLB.

Save 46% on a stacked streaming service for sports fans

Mashable VR

If you don't have Sky but miss watching live sports, TV, or breaking news coverage, consider subscribing to fuboTV. And if you're a sports fan, fuboTV will give you access to games from the NFL, UEFA Champions League, LaLiga, EPL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and more.

Virtuix raises $11 million on SeedInvest for Omni One VR treadmill

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AR/VR GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Science/Engineering & Technology category-/Sports/Individual Sports/Racquet Sports DeanBeat News Jan Goetgeluk Omni Omni One PC gaming virtual reality

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YouTube TV Is Losing Another Sports Channel Owned by Sinclair

GizModo VR

Well, it looks like YouTube TV is losing another sports channel. Read more. youtubetv youtube google sinclair live tv streaming wars streaming

Customer Engagement: A Data-Driven Team Sport

Eric D. Brown

What would you do if you had so much data about your customers that you know could know (almost) everything about your customer when they contacted you? Better yet, what if you had the ability to instantly know the exact offer for service or product that would pitch the right ‘sales’ approach that your customer would immediately sit up, take notice and spend money? Most of you would jump at the chance to have this information about your clients.

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FuboTV Gets ESPN and Is Now the Best Service for Sports Fans

GizModo VR

If you have not recently updated your FuboTV app, you should think about doing that ASAP—particularly if you’re a sports fan. streaming wars espn disney sports streaming

GeekWire virtual event: The Future of Sports

GeekWire

Sports bind us together in unimaginable ways. sporting activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, teams, fans, players, staff and others have been sidelined. GeekWire Events Highlights Sports

'Big Shot' on Disney+ is a sports show afraid of conflict

Mashable VR

I'm no champion of sports analogies , but if you enter a game, you better be ready to leave it all on the court. Disney's Big Shot , from David E.

Hulu Becomes the Latest Service to Lose Fox Regional Sports

GizModo VR

I’m sorry to report there is no good news for you here, sports fans. Fox regional sports programming is disappearing from yet another streaming service—this time, it’s Hulu. Read more. fubotv streaming services streaming wars fox

FanGraphs’ advanced baseball analytics has a new cloud home: MariaDB

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Big Data Cloud Entrepreneur Esports Media VB Home Page baseball category-/News/Sports News category-/Sports/Team Sports/Baseball Fangraphs MariaDB MySQL Open source