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Moneyball hits the NFL via a San Francisco 49ers app

The football team, which plays its first game in its new stadium Sunday, worked with SAP to improve its scouting through the use of data analytics.

By August 16, 2014

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St. Louis Cardinals may have hacked baseball rival Houston Astros, report says

Technically Incorrect: Officials of the Cardinals, one of baseball's most consistently successful teams, have reportedly been subpoenaed for allegedly using nefarious means to get player information.

By June 16, 2015

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Microsoft goes Moneyball to pummel iPad yet again

In its latest anti-iPad ad, Microsoft gives us two baseball scouts. One can multitask on his tablet. The other has an iPad.

By July 9, 2013

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Chris Pratt goes on Facebook to apologize in advance for 'Jurassic World' press tour

Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.

By May 23, 2015

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High-tech Warriors: A glimpse into the stadium of the future

The Golden State Warriors will open a new high-tech sports and entertainment complex in 2018, and the basketball team's testing some of the innovations in its current arena now.

By January 18, 2015

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Missile tracking cameras: The NBA's Moneyball data mine

Tiny little cameras, first used by the military, are following every move of every player on the court. But what if this principle were used in other professions too?

By June 21, 2012

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Facebook score a bargain with $16B acquisition of WhatsApp?

The popular messaging app is larger and growing faster than Facebook's closest rival, Twitter, which has a higher market cap.

By February 19, 2014

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Comcast Xfinity app now lets you download movies for offline viewing

The newly updated Xfinity TV Player for Android and iOS lets you download content from four networks. "Homeland" to go, anyone?

By November 21, 2012

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Steve Jobs movie to be penned by Social Network scribe

Aaron Sorkin, the acclaimed writer behind The Social Network, will be writing Sony's film about Steve Jobs.

By May 16, 2012