India to require Facebook and Twitter rely on gov’t fact checking

India amended its IT law on Thursday to prohibit Facebook, Twitter and other social media firms from publishing, hosting or sharing false or misleading information about “any business” of

Facebook parent Meta eyes investment in Indian app Better Opinions

Facebook-parent Meta, which counts India as its largest market by users, is gearing up to make its third startup investment in the South Asian market. The American social media group, which invested i

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Victory Square Ventures team up to work on new gaming and betting tech

Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is the largest resort casino in North America. Like most casinos, it is feeling the pressure to modernize and look at the nascent online gambling space. To do thi

NY State Rules Daily Fantasy Illegal, Ordering FanDuel And DraftKings To Stop Taking Bets

Today, the NY Attorney General dropped a bomb on daily fantasy sports sites like FanDuel and DraftKings. Sites like them have been categorized as “illegal gambling sites” and have ordered

Crowdpark Raises $6 Million To Bring Legal, ‘Social Betting’ Games To Facebook (And Soon Android & iOS)

<a href="">Crowdpark</a>, a Berlin-headquartered game developer, announced today that it has raised $6 million in series B financing from top German venture capital firms, <a

The Matrix? ESPN Axis camera technology brings Euro 2008 to life~! Who here’s been watching Euro 2008? All you English lads, I’m sure, and right from your living room. Anyway, I only mention t

Odds 20-to-1 Someone Gets Trampled for an iPhone Friday

We here at the Gear are all about the sporting life. We make bets with each other on all sorts of things. I myself, for example, just lost $250 to my co-writer Vince when Paris was released shank-woun