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England was real winner at Euro 2016 – for online influence

While Portugal may have taken top honours at Euro 2016, England was the team that garnered the most attention throughout the tournament; according to a new report by Scribble Live. The Euro 2016 Influence

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

The ‘Tinder for golf’ website is matching up Canadian golfers

My Golf Buddy, a new website dedicated to golfers of all levels, is playing matchmaker to lonely golfers across Canada. George Webber, who describes himself as 'chief golfing officer,' founded the website after his regular golfing

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Intel making All-Star debut at tonight’s baseball game

Baseball replays are about to get a whole new dimension, as will be seen for the first time at Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game. Intel Corp. is bringing 360-degree replay technology to Petco Park in

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Dimension Data brings analytics to Tour de France

With the Tour de France taking place over the course of this month, South-African based Dimension Data has partnered with the event to make it as high tech as possible. Analytics have become ubiquitous throughout

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Milos Raonic keeps it classy on the courts and online

Although Milos Raonic (@milosraonic) lost to Andy Murray in yesterday's Wimbledon final, his performance in the tournament was impressive enough to draw praise from around the world. The 25-year-old Canadian tennis player bested

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

How smooth is LeBron James on social media?

After winning the 2016 NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers, @KingJames may be one of the most talked about players in the NBA. Is he as smooth on social media as he is on the court? LeBron

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Subban, Stamkos and Hall create 23 minutes of chaos for the NHL

Yesterday, in the span of 23 minutes or - if you want - 1,380 seconds four NHL superstars where either traded or signed a major multi-million dollar contract extension. It all started at

Published on: June 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How to watch and follow Euro 2016 on your mobile device

With the round of 16 kicking off this weekend, fans from all over the world are looking for ways to stay connected to their favorite teams. It can be difficult to block enough

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Wearable tech not enough to help Warriors defeat Cavaliers

While the Cleveland Cavaliers may have bested the Golden State Warriors in an exciting game 7 this week, the Warriors had an outstanding regular season fueled partially by a high-tech approach to training. Golden

Published on: June 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

theScore.com hops on board the chatbot train

Just in case you don't have a few seconds to google the score of a big game, theScore.com is launching a new chatbot that will tell you automatically. Messenger bots are an emerging

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Big data tips from MLSE’s ‘analytics coach’

Jonathan Carrigan manages one of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment’s most important teams. Although properties owned by Canada’s largest sports conglomerate include the Maple Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC franchises, Carrigan oversees the company’s

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Christine Wong

Germany takes SAP Sports One with them to the Euro Cup

The 2016 Euro Cup Championship kicks off today with France – the tournament hosts – taking on Romania. Defending World Cup champions Germany come into this tournament a heavy favourite and besides having

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Project FANchise hopes to crowdfund its way into the homes of fantasy football fans everywhere

Project Fanchise, a sports startup based in California, is aiming to make fantasy football a reality. In fact, Fanchise will wrap up an Indiegogo campaign this week after raising almost $60,000. Instead of offering backers a free t-shirt or

Published on: June 7th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Twitter wants brands to ‘win the Olympics’ with strategic online advertising

With the upcoming Olympics less than 65 days away, major brands are looking for ways to reach fans that will tune into the games. Last Thursday, Twitter Canada hosted an event for marketers with an

Published on: June 6th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

The NHL’s Big Data project involves the cloud

Hardcore and casual fans alike know the National Hockey League’s (NHL) 2016 Stanley Cup playoff final kicked off with the Eastern Conference champion Pittsburgh Penguins against the Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick