Game, Set, Machine Learning: How IBM Is Fine-Tuning Its Wimbledon Tech

Simona Halep’s Wimbledon dreams were in trouble. On Tuesday, the Romanian player, currently ranked seventh in the world, was struggling in her quarter final match against the Shuai Zhang, a Chinese player ranked 50th. Zhang, who had bested Halep in two of their three previous meetings, was up four games to one in the first […]

Women’s World Cup: VAR Instant Replay Tech Has Players and Fans up in Arms

The Women’s World Cup 2019 is underway and FIFA’s new instant replay rules has both fans and players frustrated. Unlike previous iterations of FIFA’s Women’s World Cup, 2019 added a video assistant referee, or VAR, to the games. VAR technology is meant to assist the referees’ calling, and it made its debut at the Men’s […]