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Cybersecurity risks added to list of growing problems in Rio

The list of problems around the Rio Olympics have included health and safety risks for fans, and now you can add cybersecurity risks to that list, according to Proofpoint. According to cyber-security solution provider,

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Connor McDavid shines on the ice, but not so much online

After going first overall in the 2015 NHL draft to the Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid has gained quite a lot of attention from hockey fans all over. Already a Canadian superstar, we looked

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Former UFC fighter says data analytics should be used in MMA

CHICAGO – Should UFC mixed martial art (MMA) fighters use data analytics to improve their chances of winning matches? If you ask former UFC fighter turned broadcaster Brian Stann, the answer is an

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Facebook and Twitter compete head to head for sports fans’ attention

If you're seeing a lot more sports content on your social media feeds lately, it's no coincidence. Both Facebook and Twitter have been pushing sports to the top of the agenda with a number

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Injured military get a boost from Invictus Games coming to Canada

CHICAGO – It’s safe to say Bruno Guevremont knows how to deal with extreme pressure. He once took a vest loaded with explosives off a suicide bomber during a tour of duty in

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Olympic track athletes turn to neuroscience wearable for Rio prep

Rio-bound Olympians are finishing final preparations for the upcoming summer games, and for a select few athletes, that means tuning in with a new style of wearable. Halo Neuroscience, a Silicon Valley startup that

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Knee injury doesn’t sideline Russell Martin from social media

Despite a recent knee injury caused by a fall in the shower, catcher Russell Martin has been a solid asset for the Toronto Blue Jays this season. He's known not only as member of

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Puma releases Usain ‘Boltmojis’ as Olympics marketing gambit

'The world's fastest emojis' have arrived on the app store to help give your tweets some Olympic spirit.  The 100m sprint record holder Usain Bolt is known for his speed on the track,

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadians denied hockey in latest Twitter livestream deal

Canadians will find themselves sidelined once again with Twitter's newest live streaming venture, but with hockey being the feature sport for the latest deal, this one stings just a bit more. In August

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Does Brooke Henderson’s social media presence match her golf dominance?

Last month, Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson (@BrookeHenderson) became the second-youngest winner of a PGA championship after besting Lydia Ko in the KPMG tournament at Sahalee Country Club in Washington. While we know how

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

The NBA is designing a new pregame show just for Twitter

The NBA and Twitter partnership is growing, as the NBA will soon be creating original live programming exclusively for Twitter, the organizations announced this week. A weekly pregame show will be produced for Twitter,

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

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