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TVNZ launches innovative sports streaming service with MediaKind & Qibb
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TVNZ, in alliance with MediaKind and Qibb, debuts a cutting-edge sports streaming service on TVNZ+, using cloud-based platform for efficient live streaming of major sports events.
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Exclusive: How BirdDog is shaking up the broadcasting industry
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Melbourne-based BirdDog is revolutionising the broadcasting industry with its pioneering use of Network Device Interface (NDI) technology.
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Adelaide Oval first major Australian stadium to accept cryptocurrency
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Adelaide Oval sets Australian precedent as the first major sports stadium to allow cryptocurrency payments, enabled by Crypto.com and DataMesh's innovative payment solution.
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Exclusive: How Sportradar is fighting back against match fixing
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Sportradar is battling match-fixing worldwide, utilising advanced AI in corruption detection and fostering partnerships with over 30 sporting bodies.
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Game review: MLB The Show 24 (PS5)
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MLB The Show 24 introduces Negro Leagues, Derek Jeter's career, and female player mode, offering fresh historical insights and gameplay.
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From pixels to playgrounds: the urgent need for balance in our children’s digital lives
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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As children's lives become increasingly digitalised, health experts highlight the immediate need to balance screen-time with physical activity, combating sedentary habits and potential obesity risks.
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Sportradar Introduces FanID for Revolutionary Fan Engagement in Sports
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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Sportradar debuts FanID, an industry-first data clean room marketing solution, to enhance fan engagement amid phase-out of third-party cookies.
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Bitget Wallet strengthens sports fan economy with Chiliz partnership
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Bitget Wallet bolsters its partnership with blockchain platform, Chiliz, in a bid to boost mass adoption of Web3 technologies and digitise the sports industry worldwide.
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Cledara inks sponsorship deal with Cambridge United
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Cledara, a SaaS management platform, signs a five-year deal with Cambridge United, renaming of the iconic Abbey Stadium to 'The Cledara Abbey Stadium' from January 2024.
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Clubfunders & PokitPal partner to make Australian sports club memberships affordable
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Clubfunders and PokitPal collaborate on a Cash Back Membership Payment solution, aiming to make sports club memberships in Australia more affordable.
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NZ's Myovolt scales global presence with United Sports Brands deal
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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Kiwi health-tech firm, Myovolt, anticipates a boost in its global footprint, thanks to a newly-agreed deal with global sports retailer, United Sports Brands.
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Sony unveils world's lightest 300mm telephoto prime lens for 2024 release
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Sony unveils G Master FE 300mm F2.8 GM OSS, the world's lightest 300mm telephoto prime lens, due for January 2024 release.
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New study shines spotlight on UK's digital skills gap
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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A ServiceNow study reveals a substantial digital skills gap in the UK, with education not preparing the majority for an AI era.
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Clear-Com appoints Paul Morini as Southeast Regional Sales Manager
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Clear-Com appoints new sales manager for Southeast US region, focusing on customer engagement and driving sales activities.
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ARM Hub helps revolutionise female athlete injury protection
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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Fempro Armour's groundbreaking female-specific protective armour has gained support from the robotics and AI company ARM Hub.
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Rugy World Cup highlights needs for cybersecurity
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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Major sporting events such as the RWC are extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks, especially from bad actors with financial motives.
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GoPro unveils HERO12 Black: A game-changer in immersive life-capture
Thu, 7th Sep 2023
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GoPro unveils the HERO12 Black camera, promising to redefine immersive life-capture with its powerful features. Priced at $749.99 NZD.
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HCLTech to accelerate Cricket AU's digital transformation
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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HCLTech will enable Cricket Australia to deliver immersive digital experiences to fans, players, partners, employees and volunteers.
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Sports events boost business, fuel innovation and economic growth
Fri, 11th Aug 2023
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Cancellation of Commonwealth Games a missed opportunity for local sportstech businesses, says Australian journalist.
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Microsoft reveals growing cyber risk to high-profile entertainment events
Fri, 4th Aug 2023
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Microsoft has released its fifth edition of Cyber Signals, warning of the cyber risks posed by large sporting and entertainment events.
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TEG invests in sport with Left Field Live and Rugby Live
Mon, 29th May 2023
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TEG, live entertainment, sport, ticketing and data provider, announces the acquisition of two international sports businesses, Left Field Live and Rugby Live.
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Linius provides its digital archive platform to IMG
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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Linius Technologies has announced a new agreement with IMG to provide its sports solution, Whizzard, to its digital archive platform, IMG Replay.
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Workday becomes the official partner of McLaren Racing
Tue, 4th Apr 2023
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McLaren Racing has announced a multi-year partnership with Workday, which makes the company an official partner of the 2023 McLaren Formula 1 Team.
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Game review: MLB The Show 23 (PS5)
Thu, 30th Mar 2023
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Although MLB The Show 23 shares lots of similarities with MLB The Show 22, the former does have one new game mode that I enjoyed.