Twitter Upsets Rivals to Win Thursday Night Football Streaming Rights


The National Football League on Monday named Twitter its exclusive global partner to live-stream 10 Thursday Night Football games during the 2016 season. Twitter reportedly beat out some of the top content and social media providers for the contract. It will live-stream the games for free to more than 800 million registered and unregistered users over mobile phones, tablets, connected TV sets and personal computers, while CBS and NBC will broadcast the games, which will be simulcast over the NFL Network.

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Like Bo, now Apple's Siri knows baseball

Article Image Apple’s new tie-up with Major League Baseball seems to have brought more than dugout cred for the iPad — the company’s virtual assistant, Siri, now has access to a trove of modern-day and historic baseball statistics.

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Apple's multi-year deal with MLB takes iPad Pro out to the ballgame

Article Image Apple has signed a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball to supply coaches with 12.9-inch iPad Pro units running custom software for displaying player statistics, stat breakdowns, interactive data, game footage and more.

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How to watch March Madness on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV

Article Image With league tournaments winding down, it’s time to start filling out your brackets for March Madness. AppleInsider shows you how to watch Cinderellas bust them no matter where you are — even when you should probably be working.

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MLB.com updates At Bat with tvOS features promised at 4th-gen Apple TV debut

Article Image In an update sure to please baseball fans across the country, Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) launched a long-awaited update to its At Bat tvOS app this week, debuting next-generation features like split-screen viewing, stat overlays and more.

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Apple sneaks into several Super Bowl 50 commercials

Article Image Apple didn’t buy airtime during America’s National Football League 2016 Super Bowl, but some of its products did turn up playing a cameo role in a variety of commercials.

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Apple, Google in talks for rights to stream three London NFL games

Article Image The National Football League is in talks with companies including Apple and Google to stream three games due to be played in London, England next season, a report said on Friday.

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Apple among possible partners for streaming Thursday NFL games

Article Image The National Football League is considering Apple among several potential partners for streaming Thursday matches, a report said on Wednesday.

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Major League Baseball updates rules to allow iPads in dugouts, with restrictions

Article Image Beginning on Monday, Major League Baseball rules will allow the iPad in dugouts for some tasks like checking charts, statistics, and scouting reports, according to an official announcement.

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'NHL 16': the puck drops here

The puck doesn’t drop on the new National Hockey League season for another few weeks, but hockey fans can get their fix starting Tuesday. “NHL 16” from the EA Sports division of video game giant Electronic Arts is on sale for Microsoft’s Xbox One & 360 models and Sony PlayStation 4 & PS3.

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MLB okays Apple Watch for use in the dugout, cell phones still banned

Major League Baseball will reportedly allow coaches and team personnel to wear Apple Watches in the dugout during games –?while continuing to ban other electronic devices, including cell phones –?as long as the Watch is not used for communication.

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MLB partners with MasterCard to accept Apple Pay during All-Star Game, fan events

People attending Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati will be able to use Apple Pay to buy food and other goods, both during the game and at facilities set up for All-Star Week and the All-Star FanFest, which begins on Friday, according to an official announcement.

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MLB At Bat comes to CarPlay, 1Password gets faster launch, numerous bugfixes

Major League Baseball on Tuesday added CarPlay support to MLB At Bat for the iPhone, while AgileBits released an update to 1Password for iOS, making a large collection of technical improvements.



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NFL fines 49ers quarterback $10,000 for wearing Beats headphones during press conference

The National Football League fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for wearing a pair Beats headphones, which bucks the league’s rule against promoting unsponsored products.



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NFL Now goes live on iPhone and iPad, Apple TV to follow

The National Football League on Thursday officially unleashed NFL Now, its new digital content network, bringing football fans personalized video updates from around the league as well as highlights and select live broadcasts — though games will remain television-only affairs.



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Oops: Samsung cheers "Galaxy 11" sponsored soccer star Landon Donovan who wasn't in the World Cup match

Despite sponsoring soccer teams–and funding a “Galaxy 11” fantasy league designed to associate its products with alien-battling futbol stars–Samsung didn’t seem to be aware of the U.S. lineup of athletes playing in this weekend’s World Cup match when it sent out yet another embarrassing tweet.



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