Should the NHL adopt goal line technology? – Tech in Sports Ep. 42

All the latest sports tech news, including Twitter broadcasting ESPN’s Sportcenter, Steph Curry trivia, betting with Bitcoin at the Kentucky Derby, and more! Plus, after several controversies in recent weeks, we discuss whether the NHL should adopt goal line technology.

Stories of the week:

  • Betting with Bitcoin at the 144th Kentucky Derby
  • WNBA renews its partnership with Twitter
  • Disney will be creating live sports programming for Twitter
  • Under Armour’s new Steph Curry trivia app
  • New virtual reality lab in British Columbia dedicated to healthcare
  • Students at Rice University develop software that provides automated sports analytics in an hour
  • Fitbit teams up with Google to connect wearables data with electronic medical records systems used by hospitals
  • The Apple Watch is the company’s fastest growing segment
  • A crowd-sourced workout app
  • Prince Edward Island is giving the University of PEI funding to develop a concussion awareness program
  • Seventh NHL player diagnosed with CTE
  • Former NHL enforcer Dan Carcillo donates his brain to concussion research

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Mandy Kovacs
Mandy Kovacs
Mandy is a lineup editor at CTV News. A former staffer at IT World Canada, she's now contributing as a part-time podcast host on Hashtag Trending. She is a Carleton University journalism graduate with extensive experience in the B2B market. When not writing about tech, you can find her active on Twitter following political news and sports, and preparing for her future as a cat lady.

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