Posts Tagged: Football

big data World Cup predictions

Baidu claims its data is more accurate than Microsoft, Paul the Octopus, at World Cup predictions

China’s top search engine, Baidu, says it scored 100 percent accuracy in predicting the outcome of World Cup quarter-final and group of 16...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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Bet against your Facebook friends on this year’s World Cup with the help of

If you’re like some of us at Tech In Asia, you’re staying up late into the night (or early morning) to catch a glimpse of amazing goals ...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Thai telco True launches Manchester United special edition phone

We’ve talked before about how each of the big three telcos in Thailand has its own branded phones. True Beyond is a phone brand under True...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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This Could Get Messi: WeChat Hires World’s Best Footballer as TV Ad Star

Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, so if you can get the world’s best player to be the star of your TV ads, then the...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 10:09 pm
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Konami Brings Asian Champions League Teams to Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, Courting Asian Gamers?

Konami Brings Asian Champions League Teams to Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, Courting Asian Gamers?

When it comes to soccer1, there’s one brand global video gamers prefer: FIFA. Despite being the product of America’s two-time &#...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 2:35 am
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GREE Quietly Releases NFL Shuffle Card Battle Game

Japanese mobile gaming company GREE (TYO:3632) has quietly pushed out an NFL-branded card battle game for iOS late last week called NFL Shuf...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Chocoarts Targets Football Fans in Indonesia, Launches Jago Kabo For Nokia S40

Indonesia-based Chocoarts has launched its long awaited mobile football game yesterday. The game, titled Jago Kabo, is built for Persikabo (...

  • April 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Tencent To Build Chinese Site for Barcelona Football Club

Tencent (HKG:0700) has been very good at bringing celebrities on board its Internet services. But recently, the Chinese Internet giant seems...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 8:27 pm
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Groping a Penguin, Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up for Tencent Weibo

Rather awkwardly clutching a toy penguin, the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo started tweeting on Tencent (HKG:0700) Weibo yesterday...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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2014 World Cup app

Pakistan startup hopes for a global win with 2014 World Cup scoring and text commentary app

This new scoring and text commentary app for the 2014 World Cup touts itself as the best and most useful football app. Perhaps surprisingly,...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Alibaba buys 50% stake in Chinese soccer team for $192 million

Many fans were surprised that Alibaba didn't buy the local team in Hangzhou, where Alibaba was founded and is based.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 12:32 pm
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Football Club Manager: New Game for Football Enthusiasts in Asia Launches into Private Beta

So this new game by AsiaSoft gives you the chance to be the manager of your football team!

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Game Developers Challenge Chinese National Team to High-Stakes Soccer Match

China’s national men’s soccer team — yes, I called it soccer, get over it — is not having a great month. The team, w...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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GREE's NFL Shuffle

GREE Officially Releases NFL Shuffle, Still Not Ready For Prime Time [Update: Now it's ready!]

Today GREE (TYO:3632) announced that it is officially releasing its NFL-branded card battle game for iPhone, called NFL Shuffle. Of course, ...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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Indonesians Love Naruto and Football: Top 10 Searches on Google During Lebaran

Google Indonesia recently announced its report [1] two days ago on the hottest keyword searches used during the Lebaran holiday, from August...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 1:35 pm
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China’s The9 Lands Anelka, Shanghai Shenhua in Endorsement Deal

Back in December we told you about Chinese gaming company, The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY), and its efforts to bring Firefall (from subsidiary Red 5 Stud...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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GREE Scores FIFA Social Mobile Game for Japan

Japanese social mobile gaming company GREE (TYO:3632) just scored a big-name title for for its social networking service. Starting today, it...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Indonesia Trends Bittersweet Today: Floods, Football Grip the Twittersphere

What’s hot on Twitter in Indonesia today? Support. But for a number of different causes. There are two topics caught the public’...

  • July 28, 2011
  • at 9:36 pm
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