Floyd Mayweather Jr. vanquished his last opponent on Sept. 12, but as fans used live-streaming apps such as Periscope to broadcast the fight, they were also throwing punches at anti-piracy rules in real time.
Companies have learned to use Facebook, Instagram and other social media to drum up business and now they're finding ways to exploit two new apps, Periscope and Meerkat.
Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices on Tuesday as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world's leading smartphone platform.
A baseball game lasts a few hours, and a golf tournament can run a long weekend. But sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race are at sea for nine months, enough time for entire technologies to come and go.
The boxing match billed as the fight of the century is over, but the battle over smartphone video streaming of the Las Vegas showdown is just beginning.
It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.
That live streaming app Periscope, which allows a real-time video broadcast from a phone to the internet, has been acquired by Twitter and represents the next logical step in the process that has seen social media integrated ...
For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" has the dubious honor of being popular with both pirates and viewers.
Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside ...