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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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Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014

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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By August 14, 2013

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Meyer Sound's advanced tech takes concert sound into the 21st century

The Audiophiliac drops by the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center to check out the Meyer Sound Constellation system.

By February 25, 2015

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Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By February 17, 2015

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Charles Barkley: Nerds never played the game, never got the girls in high school

Technically Incorrect: In a critique of teams built on stats, the NBA analyst excoriates those who believe numbers are all. In fact, he says, there is no proof that numbers lead to winning.

By February 11, 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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Smart phone, smarter car

We are reaching a tipping point where your car will feature more processing power in the dashboard than your phone.

By January 15, 2015

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Crave giveaway: Freebies aplenty from the CES 2015 show floor

Didn't make it to CES this year? We have a stash from the show floor that includes a solar gadget charger, an iPhone 6 case with extra lenses attached and lots of other great gear.

By January 16, 2015

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Steve Jobs video in iPod lawsuit to stay under wraps, judge rules

After weeks of back-and-forth argument, the judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public.

By December 17, 2014