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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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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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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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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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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

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'Steve Jobs' biography to become Aaron Sorkin movie

It's official: Walter Isaacson's bio on the Apple co-founder is to be adapted into a movie with the screenplay written by Academy Award-winning writer for "The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin.

By May 15, 2012

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University cutting computer science dept.? An insider's view

The University of Florida is about to gut its computer science department. How can it be that an apparently strong university can consider this? I asked one of the department's professors.

By April 24, 2012

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Facebook's Zuckerberg racks up followers on Pinterest

With profiles on Twitter and Google+ already, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg adds the social network Pinterest to his cache.

By February 15, 2012