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Report: Samsung, Olympic Sponsor, Wants to Ban iPhones for Sochi

Report: Samsung, Olympic Sponsor, Wants to Ban iPhones for Sochi

Olympics sponsor Samsung is reportedly dropping Galaxy Note 3 smartphones in athletes' goodie-bags, though the gift comes with a catch: a supposed ban on any other device branding, iPhone or otherwise, during the opening ceremony. Details of the clamp-down, which is said to require the Apple logo on an iPhone be physically ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 6, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 6, 2014

Already one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues, Major League Baseball is set to install thousands of iBeacons in ballparks around the country and will deck out about 20 parks – including stadiums in Boston, Milwaukee, Los Angeles and San Francisco –with about 100 iBeacons each by Opening Day. iBeacons can be found in ...

Every Device is Getting Hacked in Seconds in Sochi

Every Device is Getting Hacked in Seconds in Sochi

Say you're going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics. You've magically found a hotel that's actually complete and not full of trash and construction equipment. Crisis averted, right? Not quite—because as NBC Nightly News' experiment shows, your computer or smartphone could be hacked in seconds in Sochi. Hackers will be going ...

Super Bowl XLVIII (Barely) Sets Record for Live Streaming

Super Bowl XLVIII (Barely) Sets Record for Live Streaming

At first glance, Fox Sports' viewership numbers for its Super Bowl stream are impressive, but when compared to data from previous games, they lose a bit of their luster. This year, an average of 528,000 people tuned into the stream per minute compared to 2013's 508,000 viewer total. The increase is enough for the ...

MLB Bringing iBeacon to 20 Stadiums This Season

MLB Bringing iBeacon to 20 Stadiums This Season

This week, Major League Baseball will begin rolling out thousands of iBeacons in ballparks around the country according to a source familiar with the plans who shared them with MacRumors. The league is looking to have twenty parks outfitted with roughly 100 iBeacons each by Opening Day at the end of March. Boston, ...

How to Watch Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) Online

How to Watch Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) Online

Two years ago, the NFL started letting viewers watch the Super Bowl online, even if they didn't have a TV subscription or antenna to lean on. When Super Bowl XLVIII rolls around on February 2nd, the small but growing sliver of people who depend on streaming to watch the big game won't be disappointed. If you're not already ...

Every 2014 NFL Playoff Game Can Be Streamed Online

Every 2014 NFL Playoff Game Can Be Streamed Online

Verizon’s NFL Mobile customers will be able to stream every playoff game this year for the first time ever, via the NFL Mobile app. NBC, FOX, and CBS games will all be available for live streaming, which includes all Wild Card Playoff games (January 4-5), Divisional Playoff games (January 11-12), Conference Championship ...

Super Bowl XLVIII Will Be Streamed Free on Fox Sports Site, App

Super Bowl XLVIII Will Be Streamed Free on Fox Sports Site, App

The past Super Bowl live streams have been wildly successful, so it's no surprise that fans will again be able to watch each touchdown online for the third year in a row. Fox Sports, the channel in charge of this year's coverage, will start broadcasting Super Bowl XXVIII (including Bruno Mars' halftime songstravaganza) on ...

A Paralyzed Teen in a Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton Will Kick Off the 2014 World Cup

A Paralyzed Teen in a Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton Will Kick Off the 2014 World Cup

It won't be a superstar football player who takes the first kick of 2014's Football World Cup in Brazil. Nope, instead, it will be a teenager, paralysed from the waist down, who will use the world's most advanced mind-controlled exoskeleton to get things underway. A small part of a large-scale international collaborative ...

The FCC Wants to Eliminate Sports Blackout Restrictions

The FCC Wants to Eliminate Sports Blackout Restrictions

Last month, the FCC sent out a proposal that would investigate whether or not the commission could dismantle its 40-year-old sports broadcast blackout rules, and now it has publicly released its full notice of proposed rulemaking. In it, the FCC says that it officially wants to eliminate its sports blackout restrictions. In ...