Lycos, Breaking Data team up for sports app

NEW DELHI: Lycos and Breaking Data Corporation signed a key partnership agreement to power Lycos Sports, a mobile app that will be available in the US in October followed by other countries, including India.

As part of the partnership, Lycos will introduce its sports application on all smart phones and tablets and users can track their fav teams and players along with stats and news.

“Lycos Sports app will have selections that include professional sports, specific teams, key players, game reporting and related news. We are eager to provide personalization and social commentary reflecting each user's needs,” an official statement from the company issued from Hyderabad quoted Lycos Media GM Edward Noel as saying.

Breaking Data CEO Marvin Ingleman commented: “Breaking Data delivers all media formats in real-time, without overwhelming users. Breaking Data looks forward to providing exactly what's needed for Lycos’ users without them having to work hard to find what they want or enjoy--- namely sports on-the-go.”

Breaking Data Corporation is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing. The company's technology platform has many practical applications, in multiple business and consumer verticals that are immersed in massive media and data rich settings.

Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from pioneering search on the web, into a family of three business units covering digital media, marketing, and Internet of Things (IoT). The company is a network of easy-to-use community and social sites in 120 languages across 177 countries. Its clients include blue chip advertisers like Airtel, British Airways, Coca-Cola, Hyundai Motors, ICICI Bank, ITC, ING, Lenovo, LIC, Maruti Suzuki, MTV, P&G, Viacom, Sony, Star India and Vodafone.

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