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Accenture: Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

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The percentage of people who prefer watching TV shows on televisions plummeted 55 percent from 52 percent to 23 percent in the past year, according a survey by Accenture. Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture’s 2017 Digital Consumer Survey. That’s an astounding change in sentiment in just one year, and it reflects a years-long trend toward digital “anytime, anywhere” viewing. Accenture released the survey at the start of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. ... Read More
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The Audi Allroad has one surprising new feature for the tech crowd

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The 2017 Audi A4 Allroad talks to you. And it has something important to say. During my recent test, the car sensed when my iPhone was still connected to the USB port. A voice reminded me to take my phone with me. Admittedly, it’s a minor feature on a car that is equipped with multiple safety sensors, including one that adjusts your speed for the car in front of you and shows an alert if you get too close in traffic. Yet the surprise for me is that this is the first car I’ve tested that shows signs of greater awareness about my needs as a driver…when I’m not even driving. You can see how this could evolve. A... Read More
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Oakland's last major sports team says it'll stay

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As Oakland bleeds pro sports teams, the Athletics say they want a new ballpark — in town.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/68670/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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5 Alexa skills to try this week

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Below are five new or noteworthy skills chosen from the Most Enabled, New, and Customer Favorites This Week categories of the Alexa Skills Store. In Alexa news this week, Alexa skills makers got a new way to test their skills before they release them to the public, and Amazon barred developers from including ads in their skills. ... Read More
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NY Islanders Plan to Pitch Arena at Belmont Park, NHL Says

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The New York Islanders plan to formally submit a proposal to build a new arena on vacant land next to Belmont Park racetrack in Elmont, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Friday. Bettman confirmed reports that the team’s owners, which currently calls the Barclays Center in Brooklyn home, is prepared to pitch a plan to build a new arena on state-owned land adjacent to the racetrack, but thinks the newly renovated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is “not a long-term option,” according to multiple New York news outlets. Bettman reportedly made the comments to The Associated Press Sports Editors at his Man... Read More
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Microsoft is improving Windows 10 Mail and Calendar for Gmail users

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Microsoft today announced that it has begun to add features to its standard-issue Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 for Gmail account holders. Over the next few weeks, the enhanced apps will become available to people participating in the Windows Insider Program, and after that, all Windows 10 users will get them. Gmail support in Windows 10 Mail and Calendar is not new. What’s new are nice-to-have features that have only been accessible to Outlook.com account holders and Office 365 subscribers. For one thing, Gmail users will get to use the Focused Inbox, which is a way to prioritize certain emails that Microsoft picked up through its ... Read More
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Girls lacrosse: Riverhead 18, Brentwood 7

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Photo: George Faella Riverhead defeated Brentwood 18-7 at the Pulaski Street sports complex. It was a total team effort yesterday afternoon for Riverhead, as all players — starters and bench players — got in the mix and contributed to a big win over Brentwood. The starting players... Read More
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NBA playoff highlights and predictions

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The NBA playoffs tipped off a week ago and continue tonight with a full slate of games. CBS Sports columnist and host of "Reiter Than You" Bill Reiter joins CBSN with his predictions.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN" on Facebook HERE: ... Read More
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Fixed Operations – A Great Way to Step Up Your Game

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In times when consumer demands dips or plateaus, it's important to rely on the other, more literal tools of your trade. If you haven't done so already, it's time to invest in fixed operations. It today's world, it takes more than just one good trick to be successful. If you follow sports, then you know that a player's ability to achieve success depends not just on the level, but the variety of skills he brings to the game. A baseball player who can hit for power probably won't get far if he's a liability on defense, can't hit for average, or get on base consistent... Read More
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The DeanBeat: Console games on the couch and augmented reality entertainment everywhere

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Some of the best moments I’ve had playing games lately involve sitting on the couch and assuming the identity of Aloy, the female hero of Guerrilla Games’ beautiful PlayStation 4 game, Horizon Zero Dawn. I could spend a lot more evenings lurking through forests and using a bow to take down fearsome dinosaur-like machines that have taken over the post-apocalyptic Earth. And then, this week, I saw Mark Zuckerberg get up on stage at the F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif., and show his vision for augmented reality games that will come for to smartphones starting this fall. Zuckerberg’s games were crude, but cute anim... Read More
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Aaron Hernandez’s Brain To Be Donated For CTE Study

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Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's brain will be donated to Boston University. Click here to read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/aaron-hernandez-brain-donated-cte-studies-lawyer-article-1.3080561 Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynews Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nydnvideo Friend us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenewyorkdailynews Follow us on Tumblr: http://nydailynews.tumblr.com/... Read More
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Northwell partners with Rothman Institute

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New Hyde Park- based Northwell Health has signed a strategic affiliation agreement to establish co-branded facilities with the Rothman Institute, a large orthopedic practice based in Philadelphia. Rothman operates more than 25 locations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including two orthopedic urgent care clinics. The Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute and Rothman Institute will develop centers of excellence for orthopedic care in the New York city metropolitan area. Dr. Nicholas Sgaglione, Northwell Health’s chair of orthopedics, said the partnership will bring “together two nimble, forward-thinking organizations that emphasize high-qua... Read More
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Giants QB Eli Manning lashes out at memorabilia fraud accusations

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is strongly denying accusations that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors.A civil racketeering lawsuit filed in court in 2014 resurfaced following emails obtained by the court showed Manning had tried to pass off team gear as "game worn." "I've done nothing wrong and I have nothing to hide," Manning said Thursday. Manning turned over a potentially incriminating email from 2010 earlier this month in connection with the lawsuit that claims the quarterback, the Giants and a team equipment manager knowingly provided memo... Read More
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From sportsman to businessman, Stern never far from the NBA

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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, then NBA Commissioner David Stern smiles during a news conference after an NBA board of governors meeting in New York. Stern, 74, is more businessman than sportsman now, advising venture capital firms from his position atop DJS Global Advisors and investing in a number of startups, some of them in sports technology. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- David Stern hasn't left the NBA far behind. Just a few blocks, actually. H... Read More
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Comment on NHL Commissioner questions Barclays, Coliseum for Islanders by Gustav Farley

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The NHL Commissioner on Sunday questioned whether the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum would suit an NHL franchise and whether the team’s Brooklyn home itself is an ideal fit. Commissioner Gary Bettman told Duke Castiglione on Fox5’s Sports Extra on Sunday that the renovated Coliseum, which is even smaller in capacity than the earlier version, would be the smallest arena in the NHL. His comments come amid a push by some Long Islanders to get the team, which plays at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, to return to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum now that the venue has been renovated. “It would make it the smallest building in the league,” Bettman said of the structure that fits fewer fans since its renovation.... Read More
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Comment on NHL Commissioner questions Barclays, Coliseum for Islanders by fmanchester@hiwestbury.com

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The NHL Commissioner on Sunday questioned whether the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum would suit an NHL franchise and whether the team’s Brooklyn home itself is an ideal fit. Commissioner Gary Bettman told Duke Castiglione on Fox5’s Sports Extra on Sunday that the renovated Coliseum, which is even smaller in capacity than the earlier version, would be the smallest arena in the NHL. His comments come amid a push by some Long Islanders to get the team, which plays at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, to return to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum now that the venue has been renovated. “It would make it the smallest building in the league,” Bettman said of the structure that fits fewer fans since its renovation.... Read More
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RotoQL raises $1.2 million to level the field in daily fantasy sports

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RotoQL is announcing today that it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding to solve a very practical problem for the millions of people who play daily fantasy sports. Daily fantasy sports became a $3 billion business in the past couple of years (according to analyst firm Eilers & Krejcik Research) as companies like FanDuel and DraftKings made it easy to go online or use your smartphone to compete in a social way in fantasy sports contests where you can win cash prizes. The problem is that many people don’t have the time to create their best possible teams. An estimated 57.4 million people played fantasy sports in 2015 in North America, according to the ... Read More
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Facebook Messenger bots work in groups now — just don’t expect them to chat

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Yesterday at its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook launched Messenger Platform 2.0, and discovery was the main theme, with the addition of new features like chat extensions and bot recommendations by Facebook’s intelligent assistant M. With chat extensions, bots finally gained the ability to interact with people in a group settings. Bots can now be shared in a single chat threa... Read More
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When small stores go out of business, owners ask: Now what?

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When small or independent retailers post “Going Out of Business” signs, many ask themselves, now what? That may mean trying again — or forging ahead on a completely different career path. Reilly Starr and her business partner had opened Naked Sports Gear, a Manhattan store that sold athletic wear for women, in 2011. They were successful, but faced increasing competition and high rent and other overhead. Three years ago, an underwear company sued over the word “naked.” Starr and her partner fought it until late last year. Then, believing the workout wear fad was fading, they accepted a cash settlement and wound down the business. “We were part of a trend and we seized that trend at the right time, and we rode it ... Read More
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SuperData: Gaming-related videos will earn $4.6 billion this year

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Twitch, YouTube, and other gaming-focused video sites have created an enormous market that attracts a massive global audience, and that market is on pace to grow this year. Gaming content on live and on-demand video sites will generate $4.6 billion in revenues this year, according to a report from industry-intelligence firm SuperData Research. This type of media is hastening the replacement of traditional platforms like cable television. More than 20 percent of the people who consume this content in the U.S. fall into SuperData’s “cord-cutters” category — that’s compared to 8 percent of the general U.S. population. But the market for videos of peopl... Read More
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Pro gamers can win gold medals in e-sports at the 2022 Asian Games

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Riverhead shuts down Sachem North 13-2

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Photo: George Faella Riverhead defeated Sachem North 13-2 at the Pulaski sports complex yesterday. Riverhead came out very sharp, controlling the play for extended periods of time throughout each quarter. Except for a 20-second lapse, which resulted in two quick Sachem goals, the Blue Waves wer... Read More
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Fantasy sports companies fold as legislative battle resumes

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The daily fantasy sports industry has sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies such as FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year. More than two-thirds of companies that existed this time last year have shuttered, changed focus or joined with competitors, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, the industry’s lobbying arm. Among the most prominent examples is the proposed merger between the industry’s two largest companies — Boston’s DraftKings and New York’s FanDuel. That deal, which was announced late last year, is currently being reviewed by the Federal Trade Commission. At least three notable companies — Fantasy Aces... Read More
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Who needs ESPN? The Golden State Warriors bot sends you video highlights in Facebook Messenger

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The NBA playoffs started last Saturday, and the Golden State Warriors, the team that again ended the season with the best record in the league, has created a Facebook Messenger bot to act as a personal playoff assistant to Dub Nation fans. The bot helps fans cheer on the Warriors, talk trash to friends and coworkers, and follow the team as it tries to reach the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The bot was launched as part of an onstage demonstration at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference. The Golden State Warriors bot is made especially for the playoffs and can share live scores and video highlights. Highlight video can be sorted by dunks, 3-point shots (aka splashes), or... Read More
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SeatGeek raises $57 million, acquires Israeli ticketing software company TopTix for $56 million

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SeatGeek has acquired Israeli ticketing software company TopTix in a $56 million deal. The deal, representing only SeatGeek’s second acquisition after it bought rival FanSnap back in 2013, was funded by a fresh $57 million Series D round led by Glynn Capital, with participation from Accel, Causeway Media Partners, Haystack Partners, Mousse Partners, and Technology Crossover Ventures. This takes SeatGeek’s total outside funding past the $150 million mark, and it also now has a surplus of $1 million to put towards growing its platform. Founded out of ... Read More
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Mangano & RXR CEO Scott Rechler Announce 2017 RXR Long Island Marathon

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Security Protocols Announced for Athletes & Spectators Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and RXR CEO Scott Rechler today announce the 2017 RXR Long Island Marathon, which includes the traditional 26-mile race, a half marathon, 10k, 5k, 1-mile run, Kids Micro Marathon and other festivities. Events take place Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May, 7th. Last year’s race was a great success with roughly 8,000 registrants. “The Long Island Marathon is one of the region’s most exciting athletic events, and I am pleased to once again team up with the community of runners and RXR for the 2017 Long Island Marathon,” said County Executive Mangano. “While no specific threat exists, the Nassau County Police Department... Read More
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CBS Sports Now: NBA playoffs

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CBS Sports writer Chip Patterson joins CBSN's Tony Dokoupil to discuss the highs and lows from the NBA playoffs.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN" on Facebook HERE: ... Read More
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Same game, different name

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While the names are changing, the owner of a family-owned chain of bowling alleys wants customers to know the game is still very much the same. The chain of five bowling centers known as Maple Family Centers, is in the midst of a major rebranding. Currently, the company’s bowling alleys all have unique names. Among them are Farmingdale Lanes, Coram Country Lanes, Jib Lanes in Flushing, and Countryside Lanes in Clearwater, Fla. Last month, its RVC Lanes in Rockville Centre was renamed Maple Lanes RVC, becoming the first of the bowling centers to be rebranded. Eventually, the company will roll out the rebranding to the rest of its locations. The Florida location is next to make the transformation, becoming Maple Lane... Read More
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NHL Commissioner questions Barclays, Coliseum for Islanders

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The NHL Commissioner on Sunday questioned whether the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum would suit an NHL franchise and whether the team’s Brooklyn home itself is an ideal fit. Commissioner Gary Bettman told Duke Castiglione on Fox5’s Sports Extra on Sunday that the renovated Coliseum, which is even smaller in capacity than the earlier version, would be the smallest arena in the NHL. His comments come amid a push by some Long Islanders to get the team, which plays at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, to return to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum now that the venue has been renovated. “It would make it the smallest building in the league,” Bettman said of the structure that fits fewer fans since its renovation.... Read More
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EA’s Peter Moore says a fond adios to the game industry

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When Peter Moore put the launch dates for Halo 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV on his biceps, I thought he was in for good. But it was not to be. Today was the final day for Electronic Arts executive in an industry he’s been a part of since the late 1990s. Moore resigned his post as chief competition officer at EA to become the CEO at the Liverpool Football Club in England. In doing so, he will return to his first love — sports — in running the operations of a Premier League soccer team. “Today is my final day in the video game industry,” Moore wrote on Facebook. “These are the words that I have dreaded writing for weeks now, following the announcement of my appointment as CEO of Liverpool FC. I am leaving behind tho... Read More
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The app on this performance sedan tells you when your teen is speeding

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The fast and the furious? That’s the situation that comes to mind when your teen driver punches the accelerator on your new sedan … and you get furious. There’s no way to know if you loan out your car to someone for an afternoon, either — say, to help a friend in a pinch. Maybe few of us are that willing to let someone drive a brand new car, but then again, if you’re the person who buys the car and someone else is the primary driver, it would be nice to set limits. That’s what makes a new app called Lexus Enform Remote so handy. I tested it recently in a ... Read More
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Peter Moore says farewell to the game biz

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Today is Peter Moore’s last day in the game industry. He signed off with a farewell letter and video, stating that he’d had a great time, claiming little credit for the work he’s done these past two decades. I've interviewed lots of game industry execs over the years. Peter Moore was one of the more entertaining. Like most business people who talk to the media, he usually had a script to follow, but unlike most, he was happy to abandon the PR lines when he felt the urge. He seemed to actually enjoy the back-and forth of interviewing. He's a keen sports fan and a competitive person, and he br... Read More
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Rooney Rule leaves a legacy and impact far beyond NFL

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, right, holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy with NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue after the Steelers' 21-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl XL football game, in Detroit. Rooney, the powerful and popular Steelers chairman whose name is attached to the NFL's landmark initiative in minority hiring, died Thursday, April 13, 2017. He was 84. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) (Credit: AP) Of all the cont... Read More
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Ex-official's trial to focus on bias claims against Iowa AD

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In this April 18, 2011 photo, Jane Meyer, senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, speaks in Normal, Ill. Meyer, the former no. 2 administrator for Iowa athletics will square off against the school in a trial beginning Monday, April 17, 2017, that centers on her claim that she suffered discrimination as a gay female who fought bias in college sports. The trial in a lawsuit brought by Meyer is expected to litigate whether Athletic Director Gary Barta's personnel moves were tough-but nec... Read More
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Netflix’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival is as funny (and necessary) as the original

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Netflix’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival is as funny (and necessary) as the original - The Verge... Read More
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The best of the 2017 New York International Auto Show

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Eli Manning accused of offering bogus game-used helmets in sports memorabilia scam

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Eli Manning is in need of a good defense.Lawyers for a sports memorabilia dealer who claims Manning and Giants employees passed along bogus game-used helmets have filed new court paperwork that includes a potentially damning email from the two-time Super Bowl MVP.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2os0cd6Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Lawsuit against Eli Manning, NY Giants filed in 2014 resurfaces following emails

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- Eli Manning and the New York Giants are dealing with a potential firestorm.A civil racketeering lawsuit filed in court in 2014 has resurfaced following emails obtained by the court showing Manning had tried to pass off team gear as "game worn." The court papers include emails sent by Manning in 2010 where he apparently asked for helmets that can be passed as "game used."Those helmets were tabbed to be sold by memorabilia dealer, Steiner Sports.All of these details came from the second amended complaint, which was filed in court this week.The original complaint was filed in 2014. Three memorabilia collectors have filed the suit against the Giants, Manning and... Read More
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Top gamers gather in Paris for eSport 2017

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Playing video games was once confined to homes and arcades. Now it takes place in large venues and is streamed across the globe.The eSport event has become more popular than many mainstream sports, and continues to grow.This year's eSport games took place in Paris, France. Al Jazeera's correspondent Lee Wellings reports from Paris.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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SpotHero snaps up rival Parking Panda to boost its B2B credentials and expand into Canada

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Parking inventory and booking startup SpotHero has acquired rival Parking Panda. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded out of Chicago in 2011, SpotHero connects garages, lots, and valets with drivers across the U.S. The company has raised $27 million in funding, and today’s news comes hot on the heels of a flurry of activity from the startup — back in February it launched its new developer platform to extend its parking inventory into third-party apps. An... Read More
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PlayStation Vue is getting a dedicated esports channel

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PlayStation Vue is about to get 24/7 esports content. The Electronic Sports League (ESL) announced today that its EsportsTV is coming to Sony’s TV streaming service later this month. Esports is on pace to reach $696 million in revenues this year without including spending from fantasy esports or gambling, according to industry intelligence group Newzoo. This channel could help the market grow and reach a larger audience. EsportsTV launched in Europe last year, reaching 5 million households. But this is the first time it’ll air in the U.S. market. Vue is available on PlayStation 4, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, mobi... Read More
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Gamers believe more people will watch watch digital entertainment than traditional sports by 2022

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In five years, more people may want to watch a match of League of Legends that an NFL game. A new study by global brand experience agency Momentum Worldwide revealed that 53 percent of gamers believe that more people will watch video games than traditional sports by 2022. The group got its info from 2,260 gamers, which Twitch gave access to via the site’s Power Research Group. Twitch is the leading game-streaming site, with over 100 million users a month. The advent of live-streaming has changed the way people view gaming. Influencers can professional gamers can broadcast their play sessions to fans across... Read More
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Old Time Hockey is like EA NHL’s beer-league cousin

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For the first time in 25 years, my Detroit Red Wings are not in the NHL playoffs. It’s weird, and it’s making it difficult for me to enjoy the hockey league’s official video game from Electronic Arts. This is where Old Time Hockey steps in, providing an alternative take on the frosty sporting action I still crave. Old Time Hockey from development studio V7 Entertainment tries to combine familiar mechanics sports games with the look and feel of the 1977’s Slap Shot, a flick about a squad of misfits on a minor league team. Like in that movie, Old Time Hockey is as much about fi... Read More
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The Best Baseball and Softball Gloves

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Our pick Wilson A360 14″ Slowpitch Glove The soft leather and low price, combined with the large size and ergonomics of this glove, make it the best option for beginners, whether they’re playing baseball or softball. The ... Read More
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The Rules of the United Airlines Fight or Flight Club

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CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES LEYNSE / CORBIS VIA GETTY Welcome to the United Airlines Fight or Flight Club! We are happy to have some of you here, di... Read More
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A Las Vegas nightclub is getting turned into an e-sports arena

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Motorola’s Moto C and Moto C Plus will target first-time smartphone buyers

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Motorola has gradually been moving downmarket with its new model lines ever since 2013’s Moto X-initiated reboot. First came the Moto G, then the Moto E, and now the Lenovo-subsidiary is working on its most affordable handsets ever, according to someone briefed on the company’s plans: the Moto C and Moto C Plus (pictured above). Like this year’s fifth-generation Moto G5 and G5 Plus, both Android 7.0 Nougat-powered C-series models feature the same size display — five inches — and are differentiated by their internal components. For instance, while the regular Moto C offers just an FWVGA resolution of 854 x... Read More
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Vitali, the smart sports bra that offers more than physical support

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You can’t always calm yourself down in the middle of a work day by doing yoga. But Cindy Gu, cofounder and CEO of Vitali, wants to support you with the next best thing: a smart sports bra. The bra tracks key stress indicators like breathing, posture, and heart rate variability (HRV), emitting vibrations when it senses your body tensing. The startup is officially unveiling its product today on Kickstarter and hopes to raise $50,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. The Vitali bra has several built-in fabric sensors that track your upper thoracic region, enabl... Read More
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Sports bras make sense as fitness-tracking devices

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Martin Shkreli Is Still Talking

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Sergio Garcia’s Triumph of Persistence

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On Sunday, with gray in his beard, Sergio Garcia won his first major championship, in his seventy-fourth big-tournament appearance.... Read More
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NYC running club attracts Chinese immigrants and builds new community

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Sports running is a relatively new phenomenon in China but one that is rapidly growing in popularity. In New York City, a new running club is helping a group of Chinese immigrants and students stay in shape, but also build community. CGTN’s Karina Huber reports.... Read More
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Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, Russell Westbrook breaks NBA record and more sports headlines

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Sergio Garcia won the Masters for the first time, and Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with 42 triple-doubles this year. CBS Sports' Bill Reiter joins CBSN to break it all down.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN" on Facebook HERE: ... Read More
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Meet Me at the Park: Disney Joins with Parks Group to Inspire Healthier Living

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NEW YORK -- Thanks to the National Recreation and Park Association and Disney, sixteen communities are getting grants to improve their local parks. The money is funding project that connect kids to nature, encourage healthier lifestyles, and increase kids' access to sports through the "Meet Me at the Park" initiative.Here's more from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) about how it all works. -*-Meet Me at the Park projects will include activities like planting community gardens, improving trails, and refurbishing playgrounds or soccer fields. This is the third year NRPA and The Walt Disney Company have collaborated on thi... Read More
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Mangano Dedicates New Veterans Monument With Eternal Flame

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with veterans and officials from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, unveiled and dedicated a new veterans monument at the transformed and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue on Saturday, April 8th. An eternal flame was lit, courtesy of National Grid, which represents our eternal gratefulness to the commitment and dedication of our nation’s veterans. “My administration made certain that the name – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum – would forever remain at the arena and renewed our commitment to our nation’s hometown heroes by constructing a respectful Monument on the plaza,” said Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano. “This Monument, and its ... Read More
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The tenacity of Sergio Garcia

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After so many close calls over the years Sergio finally got his Major and the sports world rejoiced.... Read More
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Fnatic raises $7 million from Boston Celtics and Houston Astros owners to beef up esports ambitions

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One of the most recognizable teams in esports is preparing to expand. Above: The Dota 2 Fnatic squad. Image Credit: Fnatic Fnatic, which is a coalition of pro gaming teams that compete in League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Dota 2, and more, has raised $7 million in a new round of financing. Major participants in this investment include Boston Celtics ownership organization Raptor Group, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito, Fractal Design chief executive Hannes ... Read More
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Greg Blass How will the SCCC fitness center fare?

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Suffolk County Community College has just funded construction of a sports and fitness center at its Eastern campus. So what about the local fitness world in the private sector? Let’s explore the “gym” facilities here on the North Fork, and some insights into their culture. Let’s also delve into the interesting social side of our local fitness spots, and trends here and in other countries. Then we’ll share some thoughts about the SCCC Eastern campus project. Riverhead hamlet is the site of the North Fork’s two major fitness centers, hosting a total of almost 5,000 paid members. There are similarly active, smaller facilities found as well in Wading River, Jamesport, Cutchogue ... Read More
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How companies and consumers benefit from AI-powered networks

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With more than 12,500 patents, eight Nobel prizes, and a 140 year history of field-testing crazy ideas, no one should be surprised that AT&T would be an important player in artificial intelligence. “AT&T is a backbone of the internet,” explains Nadia Morris, Head of Innovation at the AT&T Connected Health Foundry. The company manages wireless, landline, and even private secure networks to power connectivity for both individuals and corporations. All these networks generate incredible volumes of data ripe for machine analysis. AT&T has built AI and machine learning systems for decades, using algorithms to automate op... Read More
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Watch us play Yooka-Laylee: a pretty, messy successor to Banjo-Kazooie

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Banjo-Kazooie was one of the standout platformers of the early 3D era, and even though that genre has fallen out of favor compared to shooters or open-world action games, some of the people responsible for that Nintendo 64 classic have come back with Yooka-Laylee. Playtonic Games, a studio composed of former Rare employees, is releasing Yooka-Laylee for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on April 11. Like Banjo-Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee has you controlling a pair of characters as one, cohesive unit. Inst... Read More
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Meet The Millers: Reality TV’s Next Superstar Family

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Editor’s Note: The following is a pitch for a reality TV show based upon the most unique and ready-for-primetime Long Island family I’ve ever come across in my experience as a journalist. If any television producers are out there reading this, you’re welcome! TITLE Meet the Millers GENRE 13-episode half-hour reality series THEME Who’s the Boss meets The Real Housewives of Long Island; based on a quirky stay-at-home dad and the shenanigans the family gets into as he plans and executes various social charity-based parties. SETTING... Read More
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Behind Azuri Technologies’ push to bring solar power into rural African homes

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(Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Access to off-grid solar energy in rural areas of Africa goes beyond lighting up homes — it also enables people to connect to the wider world and boosts their economic prospects, said the head of one of the continent’s biggest solar companies. Azuri Technologies’ entry level solar system — for which customers pay a one-off installation fee, then use scratch cards or mobile phone payments to top up on a weekly or monthly basis – provides eight hours of lighting each day. Having power at home for the first time encourages customers to also buy mobile phones, radios and televisions, giving them regular access to the media and the internet, said Simon Bransfield-Garth, chief... Read More
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Drift & Rock n' Roll in 360°: Join Festival of Extreme Sports Breakthrough 2017 in Moscow

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Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Festival of Extreme Sports Breakthrough 2017 in Moscow with RT’s new 360 video.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitter ... Read More
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5 things worth knowing about the Samsung Galaxy s8 / S8+

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At its Unpacked 2017 event last week, Samsung unveiled a ton of new hardware and software products. The star of the show, of course, was the Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+, the latest iterations of the company’s flagship smartphone. As we approach U.S. availability, on April 21, here’s a quick recap of five notable features on the Galaxy S8 / S8+. 1. Chips The Samsung S8 / S8+ comes in two chip variants — the U.S. and Chinese incarnation sports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8... Read More
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Ray Longo’s Battle-Tested Path to Training UFC Champs

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Ray Longo and his star pupil, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, will walk into a Buffalo arena Saturday for a potentially career-altering fight that comes nearly a year to the day New York ended its prohibition on professional Mixed Martial Arts bouts. Until last April, New York had been the lone state in the nation with an MMA ban on its books, which some in the industry considered peculiar considering the sport’s popularity, buoyed by a network TV deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and the potential for huge paydays at world-class arenas, such as Madison Square Garden. This Saturday, April 8, Longo, the steely trainer who grew up... Read More
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Dedication Of New Veterans Memorial Eternal Flame

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Lighting by National Grid at NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with veterans and officials from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, will unveil and dedicate a new veterans memorial at the transformed and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue this Saturday, April 8th at 10 a.m. The physical memorial encompasses contrasting elements in constant movement. National Grid will honor the veterans with an eternal flame to be lit at the ceremony, and an ‘eternity’ pool, set within a simple, yet dramatic form, will pay tribute to United States military veterans for years to come. Veteran color guards... Read More
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Haunting photos reveal what happens when a golf course is abandoned

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Once a community staple in suburbs across America, the golf course is now a slowly dying breed. Over 800 golf courses have shuttered across the US in the past decade, and data from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association has shown that millennials between the ages of 18 to 30 have a lack of interest in playing the game. Sarah Jacobs recently explored a closed golf course in northern New Jersey to see firsthand what courses across the country look like as they become abandoned.Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/saiFACEBOOK: ... Read More
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Mangano – Dedication of New Veterans Memorial Eternal Flame

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By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with veterans and officials from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, will unveil and dedicate a new veteran’s memorial at the transformed and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue this Saturday. The physical memorial encompasses contrasting elements in constant movement. An eternal flame within it will be lit at the ceremony, and an ‘eternity’ pool, set within, will pay tribute to United States military veterans for years to come. County Executive Mangano has said that when negotiations with Nassau Events Center first began several years ago, his administration made certain that the name ... Read More
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Adidas to mass-produce 3D-printed shoe

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(Reuters) — Adidas launched a new sneaker on Friday with a 3D-printed sole that it plans to mass-produce next year, part of a broader push by the German sportswear firm to react faster to changing fashions and create more customized products. Adidas already lets people customize the color and pattern of shoes ordered online but new 3D printing methods will make small production runs, limited edition shoes and even soles designed to fit an individual’s weight and gait economical. Rivals Nike, Under Armour and New Balance have also been experimenting with 3D printing but have so far only used the technique to make prototypes, soles tailored for sponsored athletes and a handful of high-priced novelty shoes. ... Read More
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Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in more than 3 years

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(Reuters) — Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast on Friday its best quarterly profit in more than three years in the January-March period, beating expectations and putting it on track for record annual earnings on the back of a memory chip super-cycle. The Apple Inc rival has rapidly recovered from last year’s costly failure of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 device, despite a political scandal involving Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee who appeared in a Seoul court on Friday facing charges including bribing ousted president Park Geun-hye. The global memory chip leader said first-quarter operating profit was likely 9.9 trillion won ($8.8 billion), compared with an average forecast of 9.4 trillion won from a Thomson Reuters... Read More
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The Best Sport Sunglasses

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Our pick Ryders Seventh With yellow photochromic lenses, these sunglasses give you dawn-to-dusk versatility, work well for any sport, and are backed by a solid warranty and crash replacement plan. We wore these glasses for foggy-morning bike rides and a mountain peak climb that entailed equal p... Read More
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Exploring the cultural ties that bind China, US

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China and the U.S. have a history of cultural connections. In 1979, the two countries signed an agreement on culture cooperation.Since then, several programs have been implemented. These ties include everything from medicine and sports, to dance and drama.Politics aside, China-U.S. cultural ties are diverse, perhaps helping to pave the way for partnerships that go beyond kitchens, fields, clinics and stages.CGTN's Frances Kuo takes a look at some people-to-people exchanges.... Read More
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Racial, gender hiring decline in college sports in 2016

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FILE - In this March 27, 2017, file photo, South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley protest a foul during the second half of a regional final against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Stockton, Calif. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport released on Thursday, April 6, 2017, gave college sports a grade of C+ for racial hiring and a C for gender hiring. The combined grade of C+ overall for racial and gender hiring in 2016 was the lowest among all sports s... Read More
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Jeff Bezos is selling $1 billion of Amazon stock each year to fund Blue Origin rocket venture

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(Reuters) — Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday he is selling about $1 billion worth of the internet retailer’s stock annually to fund his Blue Origin rocket company, which aims to launch paying passengers on 11-minute space rides starting next year. Blue Origin had hoped to begin test flights with company pilots and engineers in 2017, but that probably will not happen until next year, Bezos told reporters at the annual U.S. Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. “My business model right now … for Blue Origin is I sell about $1 billion of Amazon stock a year and I use it to invest in Blue Origin,” said Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and also the owner of The Washington Pos... Read More
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17 Times Entertainment History Was Made at Nassau Coliseum

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Not until the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum closed for more than a year to undergo extensive renovations did many Long Islanders realize how much they had taken the Uniondale arena for granted. Like lovers in an unanticipated breakup, we reminisced at the good times had at the beloved Old Barn. Heck, even the bad times seemed like fun in hindsight, but it wasn’t all rose-colored glasses. The trip down coliseum memory lane is paved with notable moments in sports and entertainment history. In honor of LI rekindling their old flame with the region’s biggest concert venue upon its reopening, what follows is 17 times history was made at Nassau Coliseum. 17. Billy Joel’s First TV Special... Read More
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Hands-on with YouTube TV: Lots of content to watch now and later

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Today Google officially launched YouTube TV, a premium cable bundle with companion Android and iOS apps. Google first announced YouTube TV back in January. Now people can take it for a one-month free trial before the $35 ($39.99 on iOS) monthly subscription price kicks in. Out of the box, the app lets you stream shows on ABC, Bravo, CBS, Comcast SportsNet, Disney Channel, ESPN, Fox, Fox News, Fox Sp... Read More
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Sharethebus becomes Bus.com and raises $5 million for on-demand charter service

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In the world of on-demand services, everything is available at your request, be it cars, house cleaners, food delivery, parking valets, or a place to stay. So why shouldn’t there also be a place to do instant bus rental? Sharethebus is addressing this particular need for event organizers and destinations, and on Wednesday, it has raised $5 million in funding to support its efforts. The Canadian-based startup is also undergoing a name change — it’s now known as Bus.com. Founded in 2014 by Kyle Boulay and Wolf Kohlberg, the company takes on the existing charter bus industry, using technology to facilitate bus renta... Read More
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YouTube TV Goes Live in Google’s Biggest Swipe at Comcast Yet

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YouTube TV has arrived, and with it the potential to change how television works. Google-owned YouTube’s first foray into true cable-like television takes to the internet equivalent of the airwaves in select cities today: 40-plus channels of entertainment, news and sports for $35 per month, the so-called skinny bundle. So far, the service is still a little wonky. But the possibilities are there to inspire a whole new generation of viewers to actually pay for TV, and advertisers seem eager to give it a shot.In particular, YouTube believes it can persuade a whole new audience that otherwise never considered paying for TV at all. “There are a lo... Read More
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YouTube TV review: a DVR to rule them all

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Dojo Madness raises $6 million for esports coaching apps and analytics

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Dojo Madness, a Berlin-based esports big data startup, announced today that it has raised a $6 million in funding. The company will use the money to expand its data-driven products, including its Sumo coaching apps for training League of Legends players. No longer a niche pastime, the global esports audience will reach nearly 400 million in 2017, split equally between devoted esports enthusiasts and occasional viewers. This audience is projected to grow 50 percent over the next three years, according to market research firm Newzoo. Dojo Madness is also expanding its Shadow software-as-a-service platforms and its newly acquired coaching marketplace. Raine Ventur... Read More
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Spa Week Offers Soothing Savings April 17 to 23 Across Long Island & Nationwide

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Spas and salons across Long Island and nationwide are offering steep discounts on select treatments for Spa Week—a national initiative equating into seven days of amazing savings at participating businesses, including $50 treatments—running from April 17 to 23. In anticipation of this extraordinary beautification celebration, some of the Morey Publishing staff were assigned the very tough job of experiencing spa treatments so we could report back to readers what to expect. Ali Magno enjoyed a rejuvenating facial at the Center for Pain Relief and Wellness in Babylon, Marisa Giannico received a soothing microdermabrasion facial at Blue Salon and Spa in Stony Brook, Da... Read More
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At School Sports Events, Athletic Trainers Can Be The Difference Between Life And Death

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Tar Heels triumph, Tony Romo joins CBS, MLB season opens

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For the latest from the sports world, CBS Sports national columnist Bill Reiter joins CBSN to talk to Elaine Quijano. The two chat about UNC's March Madness win, Tony Romo's new job, and the beginning of the Major League Baseball season.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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CaptoGlove VR controller glove surpasses Kickstarter funding goal

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The CaptoGlove finger-detecting wearable has exceeded its Kickstarter crowdfunding target 13 days into a 30-day campaign. A new kind of wearable, the CaptoGlove is a glove with sensors. You put it on and point at something in a video game or in a virtual reality application. If you squeeze your finger as if you were pulling a trigger, you’ll shoot a gun in the game. The CaptoGlove will ship in May. The Shalimar, Fla.-based company, also known as CaptoGlove, hopes that it will hit a stretch goal so that it can add a thumb pressure sensor. The company says that CaptoGlove will... Read More
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NCAA Returning To North Carolina After Partial Repeal Of 'Bathroom Bill'

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The NCAA is bringing sporting events back to North Carolina after state lawmakers repealed large portions of the controversial "Bathroom Bill" — although the collegiate sports organization isn't exactly enthused about the deal. In a statement on Monday, the group says its governors reached their decision "reluctantly." That law, which was passed more than a year ago, required transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate and blocked cities and counties from passing protections for LGBT people, among other things. In response, the NCAA ... Read More