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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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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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Can't make the ballgame? Be there in spirit as a robot

A South Korean baseball team has installed robots at the stadium that display faces and messages of fans who can't make it to the game.

By July 25, 2014

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We'll find aliens in 20 years (we just need money), astronomers say

Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.

By May 23, 2014

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?

By May 4, 2014

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White House on the Obama-Ortiz selfie: Ugh

President Obama's press secretary reveals that the White House objects to Samsung's use of a selfie taken by its sponsored slugger, Red Sox' David Ortiz.

By April 3, 2014

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Finally, an actual use for a selfie

TicketLeap is using technology to replace ticket QR codes with, guess what, your selfies. Say hello to the Selfie Ticket.

By February 21, 2014

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Jeter has sex change in Yankees Facebook page hack

Nefarious beings get into certain Major League Baseball teams' Facebook pages, in one case declaring that the Yankees' Derek Jeter will return in 2013 as Minnie Mantlez.

By August 2, 2012

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Edward Snowden offered $100K tweeting job

MeetAtTheAirport.com offers the whistleblower $100,000 to tweet on its behalf. A stipulation of the offer is that he mustn't leak classified information.

By August 6, 2013

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A-Rod and Twitter: A marriage made for divorce?

A recent convert to Twitter, the Yankees third baseman declared that his doctor said he was ready to play. Which persuaded his boss to tell him to "Shut the f*** up."

By June 26, 2013