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How to turn off World Cup notifications from Twitter

The football World Cup — yes, the “soccer” one — is one of the biggest sporting events on the globe. And it’s really fun to follow it on Twitter with all the memes, commentary an

Snapchat gears up for the FIFA World Cup with new AR experiences, filters and more

Snapchat is introducing a slew of new features and experiences ahead of the FIFA World Cup to let users show support for their teams and keep up with the tournament. The new features let you virtually

FIFA gets into the streaming business with the new soccer platform FIFA+

Looks like FIFA will be another streaming rival for sports associations and services alike. Launching today, Tuesday, April 12, FIFA+ is a free, ad-supported platform that will release as an app (iOS

FanDuel founder and Sequoia bet on Spanish-language fantasy sports app Draftea

Founder Alán Jaime Misrahi grew up devoted to soccer, eventually playing in Mexico’s third division. While he didn’t necessarily make it to the “big leagues” playing the sport, his new co

Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its spot in the culture

The Fortnite phenomenon — the wildly popular battle royale game from Epic Games — has manifested itself in concerned articles and cultural shoutouts, and now has sealed its place in the cu

What China searched for in 2018: World Cup, trade war, Apple

Soon after Google unveiled the top trends in what people searched for in 2018, Baidu published what captivated the Chinese in a parallel online universe, where most of the West’s mainstream tech

The World Cup led to a record-breaking number of app downloads and consumer spend in Q2

The second quarter of 2018 was another record-breaker for mobile app downloads and revenue. According to a new report this week from App Annie, there were over 28.4 billion app downloads worldwide acr

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Football matches land on your table thanks to augmented reality

It's World Cup season, so that means that even articles about machine learning have to have a football angle. Today's concession to the beautiful game is a system that takes 2D videos of matches and r

Germany’s Stunning World Cup Win Over Brazil Is The Most-Tweeted Sports Game Ever

For a long time yesterday, I couldn't see any tweet in my regular feed that wasn't in some way linked to the Germany/Brazil semifinal World Cup match – and apparently, I wasn't alone. The devastatin

New Website Captures World Cup History

If watching the 2014 World Cup just isn’t enough for you, a company based in Germany released a website Friday that allows users to experience the history of the game back to the 1930s. The “vi

Google Launches Street View Imagery For All 12 World Cup Stadiums In Brazil

The first game of the 2014 soccer football World Cup in Brazil is scheduled to kick off a week from now and -- in what's slowly becoming a tradition around major sports events -- Google today released

Want To Bet On The Cricket Match, But Avoid Losing Money? Check Out KheloCricket

<img src="" />This one's for you, cricket fans. For those not familiar with "the gentleman's game", we are currently in the grips of the I

To Beat The Heat, Qatar Invents Artificial Clouds For World Cup 2022

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‘Air Conditioned’ 2022 World Cup In Jeopardy As Players' Union Calls For Winter Tournament

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Qatar's World Cup 2022 Win Is A Win For Technology

FIFA’d Well there you go: the 2018 Fifa World Cup will be in Russia and the 2022 Fifa World Cup will be in Qatar. We’re all in agreement in the official CrunchGear chat room this morning:

Will Japan Get To Host The First ‘Next-Generation’ (And 3D!) World Cup in 2022?

<img src="" />Fifa's bigwigs are currently in Zurich listening to numerous bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. A sort of, “Pl

Sony's 3D 2010 FIFA World Cup Documentary: November 16

<img src="" />Sony will release the official <2010 FIFA World Cup 3D Blu-ray documentary on November 16. You'll need a compa

FC Barcelona Captain Carles Puyol Leaves Retirement In Hands Of Facebook Fans

<img src="" />Carles Puyol, the captain of FC Barcelona (and scorer of that bullet header against Germany in the World Cup) has embraced S

Post-World Cup, everyone's banning the sonorous vuvuzela

<img src="" />A few stories came out of the <a HREF="">World Cup</a> (besides the fact that Spain i
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