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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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Phishers target World Cup

26 May 2014 by
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Phishers target World Cup

Kaspersky Labs has outlined some tips to help users protect themselves from cyber criminals that are using the upcoming World Cup as a means to gain confidential information.

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Brazil calling SA fans

20 Feb 2014 by
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Brazil calling SA fans

Sony Mobile in partnership with Vodacom South Africa have announce the ‘Brazil Calling’ competition, in which consumers can win a trip to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil this year. 

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Rooney, Mcilroy, team up to launch high-tech Nike ball

11 Dec 2013 by
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Rooney, Mcilroy, team up to launch high-tech Nike ball

Nike, the official supplier to the Barclay's Premier League, Serie A and La Liga, has unveiled the new Ordem football, its most innovative, technologically advanced and aerodynamically tuned ball to date.

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Samsung and Springboks team up

13 Nov 2013 by
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Samsung and Springboks team up

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced a two-year sponsorship as the official smartphone supplier to the Springboks.

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AC Milan scores Huawei

04 Nov 2013 by
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AC Milan scores Huawei

Huawei and AC Milan have announced a sponsorship agreement where Huawei will become the Mobile Partner of the AC Milan team and supplier of communication solutions for the football club.

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