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PES 2015 champs head to Berlin for the real thing

03 Jun 2015 by
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PES 2015 champs head to Berlin for the real thing

The best PES 2015 players from around the world are set to gather at the UEFA Champions Festival in Berlin for the grand final of the PES World Finals. The tournament will kick off a few hours ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final on 6 June at the Olympiastadion.

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Vodacom wants Loftus to be 'Smart'

29 May 2015 by
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Vodacom wants Loftus to be 'Smart'

Vodacom has implemented a full-stadium WiFi solution at Loftus Versfeld that will allow users to easily connect to the Internet - despite the large crowds.

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TomTom takes best shot at action cam market

04 May 2015 by
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TomTom takes best shot at action cam market

Many people associate the TomTom brand with personal navigation devices. But, now that most mobile devices come with a built-in GPS of sorts, the company had to diversify. Last week, TomTom announced its entrance into the action camera market with the Bandit, writes LIRON SEGEV.

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Twitter reveals spread of SA's Premier League passions

22 Apr 2015 by
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Twitter reveals spread of SA's Premier League passions

A new service allows fans of English Premier League teams to see how they stack up against rivals by following their teams on Twitter.

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Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

20 Oct 2014 by
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Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

Huawei has announced its partnership with the Ajax Cape Town soccer team as its official shirt sponsor for the current Premier Soccer League season.

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Innovation won the World Cup

16 Jul 2014 by
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Innovation won the World Cup

The German football team has taken its fourth World Cup title thanks to a 1-0 win over Argentina at the Maracanã stadium – and this is partly thanks to technology, says MANOJ BHOOLA.

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Ruckus Wi-Fi powers stadium for Nigeria-France clash

27 Jun 2014 by
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Ruckus Wi-Fi powers stadium for Nigeria-France clash

Nigeria will take on France on 30 June during the FIFA World Cup at Estádio Nacional de Brasília arena with seating for 69 349 spectators - making it the second largest of the stadiums in Brazil and one of several that boast a Ruckus Wireless Smart Wi-Fi  enabled network.

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Defending World Cup fans from virtual pick-pockets

18 Jun 2014 by
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Defending World Cup fans from virtual pick-pockets

Being one of the world’s most popular sporting events, the FIFA World Cup has attracted a lot of cyber criminals looking to defraud soccer fans. Trend Micro is constantly monitoring these attacks and is providing information about them through its online resource centre.

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SuperSport launches digital Brazil

10 Jun 2014 by
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SuperSport launches digital Brazil

Apart from just following the 2014 FIFA World Cup, SuperSport will be allowing soccer fans to keep up to date with it through augmented reality, real-time social media engagement and live video streaming.

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McDonald's serves AR for World Cup

28 May 2014 by
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McDonald's serves AR for World Cup

Starting this week, McDonalds will be changing the look of its chip packaging to celebrate the FIFA World Cup. The new packaging will allow customers to unlock the McDonald’s Gol AR app that lets them try their luck at a trick-shot challenge.

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