Homer Simpson joins the official Baseball Hall of Fame
Yes, you read that headline right: a fictional cartoon character has been inducted into a real-world Hall of Fame to honor historic Major League Baseball players. While it may sound silly, the honorary induction is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons episode where Homer played for the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant softball team, leading the team to victory … Continue reading...
Tennis star Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey’s board
 Serena Williams (yes, THAT Serena Williams) has joined the board of consumer survey startup SurveyMonkey, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. This is the tennis superstar’s first venture into Silicon Valley and, according to a SurveyMonkey spokesperson, came about at the suggestion of fellow board member and Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg joined the… Read More ...
YouTube rolls out its own live TV streaming service, YouTube TV
YouTube's live TV streaming service, YouTube TV, is finally available in select locations. We've got all the details on the new service, including pricing, features, and special offers. The post YouTube rolls out its own live TV streaming service, YouTube TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Facebook’s eSports ambitions challenge Twitch
Just like that, Twitch suddenly has some major competition when it comes to live streaming eSports. ESL, the largest eSports organization on our fine planet, announced today that it has signed a new deal with Facebook to stream eSports content on the social media network. This puts Facebook in a good position to challenge Twitch, which is currently the go-to … Continue reading...
Atalanta buyers get the opportunity to create an updated British classic car
Good luck telling a new Atalanta sports car from an 80-year-old model. The company fits modern automotive technology in the vintage design. The company only takes commissions for 10 handbuilt cars a year and each is unique. The post Atalanta buyers get the opportunity to create an updated British classic car appeared first on Digital Trends....
Check out these paintings drawn on iPad Pro at the PGA TOUR
 Over the last few years the PGA TOUR has gotten more creative about how it keeps fans at home in touch with what’s happening on the course. For example, during last year’s THE PLAYERS Championship they commissioned an iPhone-only photographer to capture professional-quality photos from the course, which greatly cut down on the time it took to upload these photos and share them… Read More ...
Nike’s bid to break 2-hour marathon with elite runners misses by seconds
Wearing a pair of high-tech Nike shoes, runner Eliud Kipchoge missed out on running the first sub-two-hour marathon by just 25 seconds. Still, his effort smashed the current fastest time for the grueling 26.2-mile race. The post Nike’s bid to break 2-hour marathon with elite runners misses by seconds appeared first on Digital Trends....
Nike’s Breaking2 initiative was a crazy physical achievement and a brilliant marketing campaign
 Nike’s Breaking2 initiative didn’t quite reach its goal of breaking the two-hour marathon mark, but that hasn’t stopped the company from crowing about the results. Nike has been working with three runners, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese, to break the two-hour threshold. It wasn’t just giving them shoes — a variation of the Zoom Vaporfly… Read More ...
Nike’s Breaking2 initiative was a crazy physical achievement and a brilliant marketing campaign
 Nike’s Breaking2 initiative didn’t quite reach its goal of breaking the two-hour marathon mark, but that hasn’t stopped the company from crowing about the results. Nike has been working with three runners, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese, to break the two-hour threshold. It wasn’t just giving them shoes — a variation of the Zoom Vaporfly… Read More ...
Have fun with a naked Monster 797, Ducati’s new entry level sport bike
After a year without an entry-level version of its Monster naked sports bike, Ducati is back with the 2017 Monster 797. The 797 is lighter, easier to ride, and less intimidating to ride than the larger Monster bikes. But it's a start. The post Have fun with a naked Monster 797, Ducati’s new entry level sport bike appeared first on Digital Trends....
Toyota launches Innova Touring Sports Edition priced at Rs 17.79 lakhs
Toyota is celebrating the first anniversary of its popular MPV and has announced the all new Innova Touring Sports Edition. Based on the Innova Crysta, the new variant will be offered in two petrol and diesel variants each and will cost Rs 75,000 more than the regular variants. Pricing for the petrol variant falls between Rs 17.79 lakh – 20.84 lakh while diesel variants range from Rs 18.91 lakh – 22.15 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Innova touring sport gets a few SUV e...
Injured surfer Kai Lenny gets back in the water by slapping a hydrofoil on a boogie board
When Kai Lenny injures his ankle, he finds a way to stay in the water. Since surfing could worsen the injury, Lenny has turned to the good, old-fashioned boogie board. To spice it up a little, he attached a hydrofoil to it. The post Injured surfer Kai Lenny gets back in the water by slapping a hydrofoil on a boogie board appeared first on Digital Trends....
Concussion-monitoring tech moves beyond the gridiron with new cap-mounted sensor
Athlete Intelligence expanded it line of concussion-monitoring technology with the Cue Sport Sensor, a sensor small enough to fit on a headband and versatile enough to be used in almost any athletic endeavor. The post Concussion-monitoring tech moves beyond the gridiron with new cap-mounted sensor appeared first on Digital Trends....
MLB players are launching a new social network just for their fans
 It’s no secret that celebrities and athletes use social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to interact with their fans. But with all the noise on these platforms, it’s not always the easiest to engage on a deeper level. At least that’s what MLB players think. So the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), the group that represents all players in the… Read More ...
Watching an air race is mesmerizing, but photographing one is a workout
Shooting planes racing at over 200mph from a moving platform while using a lens with an equivalent focal length of 960mm isn't easy, but it sure is rewarding when you pull it off. The Red Bull Air Race challenged ourselves and our gear. The post Watching an air race is mesmerizing, but photographing one is a workout appeared first on Digital Trends....
Let’s meet in Longmont on Wednesday
 As part of the NewTech Meetup we will be holding a very cool pitch-off at the Oskar Blues The Oak Room at 1800 Pike Road in Longmont, CO. It’s on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 starting at 6:00pm. The pitch-off will happen at about 7:30pm. You can RSVP here. To apply to pitch please submit your info here. I will pick and contact eight companies to pitch for 2 minutes with 2 minutes of questions. Read More ...
Apple will provide iPads to NHL coaches
In the world of tech, one on-going pattern we see is tablet makers eager to get their devices into the hands of sports coaches, in turn making them visible from the sidelines. This strategy is now making its to the sport of hockey, where Apple has signed a deal with the NHL to supply both coaches and referees with iPads. … Continue reading...
These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players
Japan has turned to a team of robotic players to help its best volleyball players improve elements of their game. The automatic blockers mimic the actions of real players, helping the human players to hone their skills. The post These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players appeared first on Digital Trends.
Adidas’ latest 3D-printed shoe puts mass production within sight
 Adidas unveiled their latest 3D-printed shoe last night, the Futurecraft 4D. The shoe is a huge improvement on their last 3D-printed runners, which were more of a concept than an actual product. The new version is better suited for mass production – Adidas plans on selling 5,000 pairs this upcoming fall, which will scale up to more than 100,000 pairs by the end of 2018. While the… Read More ...
YouTube TV, Google’s live TV streaming service, begins rollout in select locations
YouTube's live TV streaming service, YouTube TV, is finally available in select locations. We've got all the details on the new service, including pricing, features, and special offers. The post YouTube TV, Google’s live TV streaming service, begins rollout in select locations appeared first on Digital Trends....