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AirDog follows you around to record your action moments

AirDog follows you around to record your action moments

Like a dog, it will follow you wherever you go. Like a drone, it will do so from high above the air. And with a GoPro camera in its grasp, it will record your every move, jump, dive, twist, and turn. That is AirDog, and it will be coming hopefully soon to sports fans and movie makers alike.

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Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Facing off against the Miami Heat this week were the San Antonio Spurs, finding victory in five games to take the NBA championship. Viewers of the program on ESPN will have seen a brand new video spot from [soon to be owned by Apple] Beats Music. This spot was a small teaser for already-released Beats-sponsored film "Game Before The Game", also included below.

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New goal-line tech at FIFA causes confusion

New goal-line tech at FIFA causes confusion

It may have been lauded for having finally stepped into the 21st century and embraced technology, but FIFA might be feeling a tinge of regret right now. While the newly implemented goal-line tech showed a goal, awarding France its victory over Honduras, many people who claimed to have seen or seen the replay claimed otherwise.

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Google takes National Baseball Hall of Fame digital

Google takes National Baseball Hall of Fame digital

Following on the heels of its graffiti endeavors, Google has taken the National Baseball Hall of Fame digital, giving anyone with an Internet connection the ability to view classic images and take a Street View walk through the exhibits.

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France World Cup training monitored by unknown drone

France World Cup training monitored by unknown drone

The World Cup has seen a bit of controversy this week as French national team coach Didier Deschamps has called for an investigation of a drone. This drone was flying over the French team in a private practice session, and is suspected of being a spy for either the national media or for their opponents.

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2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

The 2014 World Cup is upon us, and for those forced to watch from a distance, the options for doing so can be tricky if you don't have the right cable channels (particularly for the cable-cutters among us). The games, which kick off tomorrow, will be broadcast on ESPN and ABC, but options remain for those who prefer to watch from their Android smartphone or tablet, iPad, or iPhone.

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Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Remember Panasonic's wearable HX-A500 camcorder? The company has taken a different route with marketing it, strapping it near the ear of soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, showing off his footwork in conjunction with a basketball hoop, of all things.

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Man jumps off 45-story building with rocket pack from Go Fast

Man jumps off 45-story building with rocket pack from Go Fast

Today you’re going to see a story about a man jumping off a 45-story building with a rocket pack from sources that have no idea why he’s doing it. You’ll see these sources suggest that this is the first time a rocket pack like this has been used, and you’ll only get tiny mentions of the flags flying around the building he’s "jumping off" of. You are not reading one of those sources here and now.

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Chromecast getting sports apps, Google+ Photos support soon

Chromecast getting sports apps, Google+ Photos support soon

Chromecast is getting a touch sportier, and a lot more picturesque. Google has announced three more apps that will now support Chromecast, with two of them edging us toward World Cup bliss. WatchESPN, Major League Soccer, and Google+ Photos are all going casting.

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EA Sports and NCAA form settlement with athletes

EA Sports and NCAA form settlement with athletes

EA Sports and the NCAA were hit with a lawsuit in the recent past over the use of college athletes' likenesses in various video games over the past several years. The issue is finally seeing some progress, with ESPN reporting that both EA and the NCAA's licensing division have formed a settlement for $40 million.

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Steve Ballmer buys LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer buys LA Clippers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has bought the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, its been confirmed, with the outspoken executive channeling his retirement time into a new hobby as team owner. Ballmer is believed to have beaten out several other bids, including one by David Geffen for $1.6bn.

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Ballmer tipped in bid for LA Clippers

Ballmer tipped in bid for LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer, formerly of Microsoft fame, has made a bid for the Los Angeles Clippers, it has been said. The information comes from ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, who speaks on the behalf of unnamed sources that confirm the leak. The rumor hasn't yet been officially confirmed.

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