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  • Having Won Over VCs, Y Combinator Turns To LPs

    Having Won Over VCs, Y Combinator Turns To LPs

    Last week, Y Combinator ran investors through 105 presentations by early-stage startups in a two-day show it calls Demo Day. The pace of deal-making for such events, staged every summer and winter, has grown so feverish that the incubator introduced a new wrinkle: backers could commit to plowing millions into a company by simply clicking the equivalent of an “easy button” via an… Read More

  • Major League Baseball’s “At Bat” App Gets Updated To Support Expanded Instant Replay

    Major League Baseball’s “At Bat” App Gets Updated To Support Expanded Instant Replay

    It’s opening day for the first Major League Baseball season to feature “expanded instant replay,” a system that allows reviews of umpires’ calls through video footage. And today the MLB is also releasing an update to its official app, MLB.com At Bat, that supports the new system. The league added a limited form of instant replay in 2008 for reviewing home run calls… Read More

  • Hey There! Tony La Russa Is Suing Twitter.

    It’s an unlikely relationship, but Twitter and sports have gotten along quite nicely over the past few months. We all know about Shaq tweeting, and perhaps you even heard about the players tweeting during halftime of games. And if you watch ESPN or read ESPN the Magazine, you’ll find it littered with dozens of references to the service. At first, these references were made in jest… Read More