Tag Archives: sport

Axe swings at BBC Online, 360 jobs to go

The pinch is being felt at the BBC, as the Corporation cuts costs to make savings in order to meet the license fee settlement. On the BBC Blog, Erik Huggers, Director.. more
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Sky 3D channel launched, but parade is rained on

Today Sky officially switched on its new 3D channel, which offers a range of programmes in three dimensions, although mostly sports and movies to begin with. To watch the new channel,.. more
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Sky 3D channel to launch October 1st

Sky 3D, Europe’s first three dimensional TV channel, is set for blast off on October 1st. And the good news is, it will be automatically available for no extra charge to.. more
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BBC News app to hit iPhone and iPad today

The BBC is finally going to launch an app for Apple’s magical tablet and smartphone devices. The Beeb was all set to bring out free apps earlier this year, but the move was halted while the BBC Trust evaluated the impact these might have on.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPad News, iPhone News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Pro gamers are like top athletes (sort of)

A Professor from the University of Essex has conducted tests on gamers in order to compare them to athletes. And he discovered that pro gamers have similar levels of concentration and reaction as top sports players. They had particularly fast reaction times, comparable to fighter.. more
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Yahoo forges deal with Twitter

In yet another search engine and social networking site deal, Yahoo is set to incorporate real-time updates from Twitter in its search results. That means all the latest tweets on a subject will be visible to Yahoo users. However, the search company plans to go.. more
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BBC announces sport and news iPhone apps

The BBC is set to launch two apps on the iPhone, the organisation announced at Mobile World Congress. The first will be a news app, which displays breaking news with the headline, a picture and text, plus video for some stories. And the second will.. more
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BBC should control event spending

The National Audit Office (NAO) has been looking into the BBC’s spending and has come to the conclusion that the corporation could have done better when it comes to live event broadcasting. The focus is on the Beijing Olympics, the Euro 2008 Finals and last.. more
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New Sports Editor for the BBC

As the build up to next year’s World Cup Finals in South Africa moves forward, the BBC has been making some major changes behind the scenes. To ensure that the whole operation runs smoothly, the BBC has appointed the former sports editor of the Daily.. more
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Team Sky gets four year licence

BSkyB’s plans to take on the world of sport have taken a massive step forward with the “Team Sky” cycle team being awarded a four year ProTour licence from the International Cycling Union (ICU). Plans to bring home the “Tour de France” trophy depend on.. more
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