Posts Tagged Technology

Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry goes in for a shot during an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn. Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in public service announcements that will appear during NBA games shown on major TV networks over the next few months. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.

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Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.

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Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 file photo, attendees walk the exhibition floor at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco. With millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in arenas, game developers are angling to learn a few lessons from esports and possibly create the next "League of Legends" at this year's Game Developers Conference, the annual gathering of video game creators, kicking-off Monday, March 2, 2015, through Friday. A survey by GDC organizers of more than 200,000 developers found that 79 percent believe competitive gaming is now a sustainable business model.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next “StarCraft” or “League of Legends” might learn a few lessons at this year’s Game Developers Conference.

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Curt Schilling fires back after offensive Twitter posts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter.

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FIFA wary on video tech, calling it ‘biggest decision ever’

FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. The dates of the 2022 tournament will be confirmed in March by the FIFA executive committee, which Blatter heads. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — Soccer’s rule-makers ruled out the imminent use of video technology on Saturday, hours before the wrong Sunderland player appeared to be sent off at Manchester United.

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