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#Algorithms, the #SuperBowl and Social Networks

#Algorithms, the #SuperBowl and Social Networks

By Sherry Mazzocchi Like most people, Sean J. Taylor would have never picked the Ravens to be in Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII. Taylor, a fifth year PhD candidate at NYU’s Stern School of Business, works in an abstract realm where mathematics meets social media. He attempts to describe—and [Full Story…]

#USOpen Now Streaming Live

 #USOpen Now Streaming Live

Thanks to ESPN's live stream, starting today anyone with Internet can watch the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. Viewers can live stream the open by going to ESPN3.com. The tournament runs today through September 9th and is taking place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, [Full Story…]

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

The US Open, held at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, is set to begin today and CBS prepares to not only support other domestic broadcasters, but many foreign entities as well. For the first time, CBS Sports Network is taking on the qualifiers, which have never been [Full Story…]

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

Though Turner and CBS own the rights for broadcasting March Madness games, mobile sites and apps are a different market entirely. According to consumer market research firm NPD, Bristol, Connecticut-based ESPN was the most popular mobile site for the tournament, followed but NCAA site and Yahoo [Full Story…]

NBC Prepares Its #SuperBowl Playbook #Giants

NBC Prepares Its #SuperBowl Playbook  #Giants

NBC producer Fred Gaudelli started planning for Super Bowl XLVI in the summer of 2010. He recently took his crew to film an Indiana high school football team, the Fisher Tigers, as they ran through the offensive and defensive playbooks of the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. That way [Full Story…]

#SuperBowl to be Live-streamed, But NFL Resists it for Most Games #Giants

#SuperBowl to be Live-streamed, But NFL Resists it for Most Games  #Giants

F or the first time ever, the Super Bowl today will be live-streamed on NBC.com and on Verizon phones via the NFL mobile app. Most professional sports are broadcast via the Internet, but the NFL has been a reluctant player in this game. That’s because its TV rights are the most expensive [Full Story…]

Former Viacom CEO Freston Has Vision For Vice Media

Former Viacom CEO Freston Has Vision For Vice Media

Tom Freston, the former CEO of Viacom, has been hired as an advisor for NY-based Vice Media in order to help the company with their growth. Freston played an important role in making Viacom into one of the last great youth media company's and Vice hopes he can do the same for them, as he will help [Full Story…]

NY Times, ESPN Discuss Second Screen at Recent ONA Event

NY Times, ESPN Discuss Second Screen at Recent ONA Event

At recent Online News Association event, Brian Hamman and Tyson Evans of The New York Times and Patrick Stiegman of ESPN hosted a session about the “second screen” experience.  According to Stiegman, 85 million Americans consume both TV and the web simultaneously, indicating an opportunity for news [Full Story…]

Tribeca Film/ESPN to Debut VOD in June

Tribeca Film/ESPN to Debut VOD in June

According to Crain's New York Business, Tribeca Film, the distribution arm of Tribeca Enterprises (which presents the film festival of the same name) and ESPN are establishing a new VOD film festival that will debut in June 23rd and run through August 25th. The festival will feature five films and [Full Story…]

Krossover Analysizes Video From Small-Time Sporting Events

Krossover Analysizes Video From Small-Time Sporting Events

Krossover, a NY web startup that analyzes and catalogs video from small-time sporting events, is offering players and coaches a new way to study and show off their game.  Coaches sign up with Krossover for $1,000 to $3,500 a season, upload videos of their games, and a team of four Krossover [Full Story…]

Verizon FiOS to Air Giants NFL Draft Show Tomorrow Night

Verizon FiOS to Air Giants NFL Draft Show Tomorrow Night

With the NFL Draft 2011 kicking off tomorrow night at Radio City Music Hall in NY, Verizon FiOS TV subscribers in Long Island and Northern New Jersey will have an additional viewing option for the Giants first round pick (other than ESPN, who annually airs the draft in its entirety).  For these [Full Story…]

ESPN Shoots in 3-D at Madison Sq. Garden

ESPN Shoots in 3-D at Madison Sq. Garden

3-D broadcasts are the newest trend in sports television, however, few are doing it for now and those that are, such as ESPN, are still working out the kinks. According to the Associated Press, 3-D is more susceptible to technical difficulties that are completely different to shooting in 2-D. A [Full Story…]

Sprint Presents its 4G Applications in New York

Sprint Presents its 4G Applications in New York

By Milos Peluffo NY Convergence had the opportunity to attend a Sprint 4G sneak peak this morning at the Sprint Executive Briefing Center in Manhattan. On display were several new gadgets running on the Sprint 4G network, including the HTC Evo and the Samsung Epic. Running on 4G, the connections [Full Story…]

PluggedIn Ventures Mobile Summit Comes to NYC on Monday

PluggedIn Ventures Mobile Summit Comes to NYC on Monday

The Mobile Ecosystem Summit presented by PluggedIn Ventures is coming to the offices of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP on 1221 Avenue of the Americas on Monday, September 20th from 8am to 5pm. The event aims to bring together startups, industry executives, VC’s, and angels to discuss mobile [Full Story…]