From a GPS-chipped ball to sensor-packed gumshields and shirts, check out these near-future sporting innovations.
World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.
The annual RoboCup competition features humanoid robots trying, and sometimes failing, to play the beautiful game in a series of soccer tournaments.
The UK's first LTE network now has 7.7 million 4G customers -- and their peak for downloading last year was Tim Cahill's sensational strike against the Netherlands.
The partnership with Russian carrier MegaFon for a prototype network timed for the soccer competition should help pave the way to faster mobile networking than today's fourth-generation tech.
Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.
Company's first-quarter profit blew past Wall Street's expectations, due in part to FIFA titles. But it's delaying two highly-anticipated games to ensure success.
Samsung releases the second half of its World vs. Aliens soccer match after the World Cup is over. Did the aliens win? Did the world end?
Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.
Germany vs. Argentina proves to be the biggest sporting event in Facebook's history, while Twitter says the game generated the most tweets per minute.
The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.