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Seattle Seahawks try out beacons at CenturyLink Field

IT pros from the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners and the NFL say that app personalization is the next evolution in mobile apps. 

News Scan: NFL opts for Surface Pro 2 tablet for sideline use; Per employee BYOD costs soar; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 4, including what tablet the NFL is letting the sidelines use to review plays, the expected bump in per worker BYOD budgets, a start-ups new "NSA-proof" mobile app, how the FCC is evening the playing field in its latest spectrum bid and farmers making use of mobility.

SAP is winning games from basketball to the World Cup and more

One of the hottest uses for big data and analytics is in sports and SAP is certainly making big headway in that sector. Just recently, SAP HANA was credited for its essential role in winning games in sports ranging from basketball and football to the 2014 World Cup and women's tennis.

News Scan: NFL Now to offer mobile content; BYOD ups data recovery requests; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/31 including: what NFL Now is doing to create a more personalized fan experience for football junkies on mobile devices, the question of data recovery now that more personal devices are used in the workplace, an Android app coming out of Rutgers that lets mobile users know when an app is tracking their location, mobile firm Inq shuts down the business and the launch of Facebook's Paper app which provides easily accessed news to consumers.

Spotlight: Visualizing every NFL running play from 2008-2011

Big data, analytics and statistics have changed professional sports forever. Juice Labs may have changed how sports fans see their games.

NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers get outfitted with iPads

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded in their phonebook-sized playbooks for iPads, and each of the 90 players on the team got one of his own, reports Rick Stroud at the St. Petersburg Times. Coach

New Meadowlands Stadium scores real-time analytics

A new analytics system at the New Meadowlands Stadium will help executives and retailers keep track of customer activity in real time. Dubbed the "Command Center," the system from Roundarch comes

Sprint to air 2009 NFL Draft live on mobile

With the 0-16 Detroit Lions on the clock since roughly mid-September, the National Football League will finally commence its annual rookie draft on Apr. 25. For the fourth consecutive year, Sprint

Sprint kicks off Super Bowl XLIII mobile coverage

The countdown is on to Super Bowl XLIII--with the Pittsburgh Steelers squaring off against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Feb. 1. Sprint announced a series of mobile content exclusives offered via

Sprint to air live NFL Network game telecasts

Sprint announced it will become the first U.S. mobile operator to offer live NFL game telecasts beginning Nov. 6 when cable's NFL Network broadcasts the first contest of its annual eight-game