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New American-Made Index By CARS

New American-Made Index By CARS – Sports Techie blog.

Cars and trucks have long been one of the manufacturing anchors and job sources of the United States economy since the birth of the model T and because of advancements in technology; the industry has truly gone global. One innovative American digital business of note is Cars.com which launched in 1998 out of Chicago and has since become a property of Gannett Company spinning off in May, 2017 as a new, publicly traded company on the NYSE named Tegna, Inc. The website has a robust database of new and used cars for sale nationwide loaded with tips and tools for automobile owners and would be buyers...

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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8t...

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Season Share Ticket Sharing App Launching At SXSW Pitch Accelerator

Season Share Launches At SXSW Pitch Accelerator Event

Season Share is launching at the ninth annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals Startup Village® Accelerator® Pitch Event at Hilton Austin Downtown on March 21 with a beta version of the world’s first mobile ticket sharing app. The sports tech startup found a niche in the ticketing industry and has grand plans to redefine the market of splitting and sharing season tickets to your favorite sports events. The shared economy has blown up with ride-sharing and home-sharing making this new concept a possible winner...

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Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

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Sport and money go together like hands and gloves. The Sports Techie community blog has been never covered the topic of bitcoin, capital for future generations.

Bitcoin in Sport And Future Generations.

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To make the sporting world go round, as a franchise owner, a coach, a player or even a fan, you need money. From advertising and sponsorship deals to salaries, transfer fees and even buying tickets or betting on a game, sport needs money. In fact, such financial might of sport on all fronts that it’s projected to become an industry worth $73.5 billion by 2019.

However, as strong as the bonds are...

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A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

The US gaming industry pulled in more than $23 billion in 2016, according to figures by Newzoo. Globally, the industry is worth $100 billion a year, and is predicted to rise at close to 10% a year. Exciting new technologies such as VR do contribute to such growth figures; the most potent driving force behind these impressive numbers, however, is the simple mainstreaming of video gaming. No longer are video games and tech the province of game-addicted teenage boys. Rather, they draw millions of people in from every age group...

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Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online - Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online – Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Playing golf is fun especially when the game is played at gorgeous and challenging courses around the world with family, friends and workmates. Thanks to GolfOnline, the Sports Techie community blg is happy to share their Infographic that breakdowns the particulars of what is needed and where to go when planning a trip abroad. The PGA Championship begins today at Whistling Straits for PGA Tour professional golfers on a golf course designed with Irish courses in mind...

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Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views - Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views – Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

The new Air New Zealand Safety Safari video starring superstar and legendary surfers from around the world filmed at three of the top surf breaks across three countries is already a marketing hit. It was released on May 13, 2015 and is fast approaching one million views on YouTube. Air New Zealand created another viral video with the help of the world’s top surfing athletes, Sir Hollywood, the bulldog that surfs and via creative board messaging about inflight safety tips...

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MLB PrePlay Enhances Second Screen, Fan Experience And Sponsor ROI

PrePlay is a small, independent game studio in New York that produces sports prediction mobile games such as MLB PrePlay

PrePlay is a small, independent game studio in New York that produces sports prediction mobile games such as MLB PrePlay

The sports technology suite of PrePlay free apps allows you and your Sports Techie friends to predict every play of every game and earn currency while watching live sport broadcasts. MLB PrePlay is off to its second year and is the official Major League Baseball prediction game. The New York startup had 25 million predictions in 2013 and is anticipating a whopping 100 million in 2014...

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