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SportsEngine Leverages Technology To Keep Youth Athletes Safe

Athlete safety and protection is one of the most-discussed issues in youth sports today. The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe …

Best Buy’s Secrets for Thriving in the Amazon Age

While running errands the other day, I ducked into a local Best Buy to pick up a pair of new headphones. What I saw inside was shocking.<p>Happy-looking people were huddled around tables filled with the latest gadgets from Microsoft and Apple. The video game aisle was bustling. Blue-shirted employees …

eCommerce

Meet Angel Rich, the entrepreneur whose app tackles financial literacy for youth

She’s being called the black Steve Jobs despite the challenges of being a woman in the tech biz<p>Financial literacy among youth is a necessity in …

How Steph Curry helped his digital marketing startup pivot and land a cameo in HBO’s ‘Ballers’

It certainly helps to have Steph Curry on your side, either on the court or in the startup world.<p>The 29-year-old sharpshooting NBA star — who is also …

Here's Why You Need to Build for the Few and Not for the Many | Inc.com

When Google first announced its Glass prototype, complete with a snazzy video, it generated a lot of excitement. Through augmented reality projected onto the lenses, users could seamlessly navigate an urban landscape, send and receive messages and take photos and videos. It was a completely new way …

Silicon Valley Digital Firms Launch Digital Accelerator For Sports Teams

Sports teams are building new venues across the United States and are increasingly looking to technology as a way to further engage fans with the …

Ravens partner with tech company, will practice vs. holographic players

Technology is neat.<p>The Baltimore Ravens have found a new way to make practices safer and more like real games by signing a one-year contract with …

Esports Startup Among First Four To Open Sixers Innovation Lab

CAMDEN, N.J. — The Philadelphia 76ers have hopped on the startup accelerator bandwagon, and a budding esports company is coming along for the ride.On …

Here’s your complete guide to machine learning and AI

Although the field of machine learning has only recently reached mainstream notoriety, machines have been taught to learn and make predictions from data for decades. You probably already make use of some of its more established applications like email spam filtering, optical character recognition …

Machine Learning

Microsoft debuts ‘Sports Performance Platform’ to help teams make data-driven decisions

Microsoft is making more moves in the sports arena.<p>The tech giant today debuted its “Sports Performance Platform,” a new product born out of …

Big Data

Jawbone’s demise heralds the end of the wearables industry

Sometimes deaths are sudden, but most company deaths are the opposite, with Jawbone's protracted terminus taking upward of a year. The company was an early pioneer in the consumer-wearables market and had raised close to a billion dollars in investment, but that wasn't enough to save it. Its end …

The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

TORONTO — As an undergraduate at Cambridge University, Geoffrey Everest Hinton thought a lot about the brain. He wanted to better understand how it worked but was frustrated that no field of study — from physiology and psychology to physics and chemistry — offered real answers.<p>So he set about …

Alipay and PayPal Are Disrupting The Finance Sector, But The Big Banks Are Here To Stay. Here's Why

From Alipay to PayPal, and from Seedrs to EdAid, technological innovation is reshaping the financial system at an unprecedented pace. Both customers and newcomers stand to gain, but it doesn’t mean the end of the financial sector as we know it. Rather, a small number of fintech companies will grow …

World Economic Forum

Nex Band Is The Next Evolution Of Smart, IFTTT Connected Wearables

Wearable tech is a growth industry. It’s expected to be a $34 billion dollar industry by 2020 and we’re not just talking about the Apple Watch or the diminishing dominance of the Fitbit. We’re talking about connected devices that offer more than just your steps or heart rate. The field is wide …

How Krossover Works

Jerry Jones: Youth Sports Magnate

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is aiming to be a success in another sports business, one whose participants are a bit younger than those in his current employ.<p>In April, Jones announced that he and Providence Equity Partners invested in a startup called Blue Star Sports, which is building a …

Twitter signed a new live video deal with the NFL that doesn’t include games

Watch people talk about football before you go somewhere else to watch football<p>Twitter is adding football back to its growing slate of live video offerings, but still won’t feature any games, according to the NFL. The league announced today that it has signed a multiyear deal with Twitter that’s …

Nike Presents ‘Wild’ Vision Of Future Of Design With Dell, Augmented Reality, Mid-Air Haptics

Nike wants to go even faster.And so the shoe company ,with the help of Dell, laid out an “aggressive” vision for the future of design that serves to …

Texas is using cutting-edge helmet technology to monitor player hits

The Longhorns are the first Power 5 team to use Riddell’s InSite sensor technology.<p>Player safety has emerged as a major concern within the sport of football, as have concussions and the number of hits that players take during their given careers. Texas football’s equipment staff is trying to stay …

Opta's EVP Andrew Cox Dishes On Data's Influence In Sports

<i>The following interview is part of our ongoing Expert Series that asks C-level professionals, team presidents, league executives, athletic directors</i> …

Sports Technology

How Three VC Firms Analyze Investments At The Intersection Of Sports And Technology

What’s the mindset like of venture capital firms, who have hundreds of million of dollars in investment money, when they examine startups and …

Sports Technology