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The NFL is in legal trouble over concussions again – Tech in Sports Ep. 40

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including the NFL’s legal woes, 3D printed shoes worn by the fastest marathoner in the world, the Blue Jays’ first exclusive Facebook stream, and more! Plus, we discuss how voice assistants like Google Home and Alexa can improve healthcare.

 

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Stories of the week:

  • The NFL/NFLPA ban 10 helmets for the upcoming season
  • The NFL is being sued by its insurers
  • The world’s fastest marathon runner ran the London Marathon 2018 in 3D printed Nike shoes
  • Nike buys Israeli computer vision company Invertex to help its online retail stores
  • Amazon buys exclusive streaming rights in the UK for the US Open tennis tournament
  • The Blue Jays’ first game broadcast exclusively on Facebook
  • Joel Embiid’s high-tech face mask
  • Intel closes its wearables and smart devices department
  • Bleacher Report Live’s app helps you find the best place to stream the game
  • A new study says concussions are linked with Parkinsons Disease

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Mandy Kovacs
Mandy Kovacshttp://www.itwc.ca
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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