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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

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

Toshiba angers Spain by reneging on World Cup refund promise

Toshiba made a bit of a mistake back in early June. They ran a series of ads in Germany, England, Portugal, Italy, and Spain, promising that if someone bought a Toshiba product before the end of the W

Remembering the 2010 Fifa World Cup

<img src="" />Spain now have a star on their shirt. I'm not exaggerating when I say that my limbs were numb and my mouth was dry duri

Want to tweet Andy Gray tomorrow on Fox Soccer Channel?

<img src="" />Looks like Fox Soccer Channel has decided to embrace <a HREF="">Twitter</a>. It's a

Nike's 70 feet tall Ball Man art installation towers above Johannesburg

<img src="" />The <a HREF="">World Cup</a> is winding down (that psychic octopus has predicted a

Spain Owns The Social Media Conversation, Holland The Positive Sentiment #WorldCup

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Nasa, with nothing better to do anymore, chimes in on the Jabulani debate

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