Mobile Minutes: Wimbledon live on Twitter; Rio Olympics in VR; Google buys Moodstocks; MTA’s ticketing app
Twitter served up the first glimpse at what live sports might look like on the social media service.
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NBC and Samsung team up to broadcast 2016 Rio Olympics in virtual reality
NBC announced Thursday that it will broadcast 85 hours of the 2016 Olympics in 360-degree virtual reality, partnering with Samsung and the Olympic Broadcasting Services.
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Google buys sneaker-scanning machine learning company Moodstocks
Someone at Google really likes sneakers: The company has just bought a French machine learning startup that taught a computer how to recognize 15,000 different types of them.
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MTA speeds up app rollout for mobile tickets on Metro-North, LIRR
Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road riders are one step closer to skipping ticket lines.
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