I was a virtual NBA fan: What it’s like to cheer from the digital sidelines in Microsoft Teams

This is the spectator view for fans watching NBA games “courtside” in Microsoft Teams: the live stream on one side, and your virtual cheering section on the other. (GeekWire screenshot) I had one of the more memorable sports moments of my life last night, rooting for my favorite team in the crowd at an NBA […]

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Home team’s home stream: Seattle Sounders and Amazon sign deal for Prime Video soccer matches

Seattle Sounders FC players, coaches and family members celebrate at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Nov. 10 after the professional soccer team — with an ownership group loaded with big names in tech — won its second MLS Cup title in three years. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Liosta) Two Seattle brands are joining forces as […]

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Steve Ballmer can’t sit courtside for NBA action, but he applauds innovation and use of Microsoft Teams

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer roots for his L.A. Clippers in a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Nov. 5, 2019, while recording an episode of the Numbers Geek podcast with GeekWire editor Todd Bishop, left. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Steve Ballmer isn’t able to jump out of […]

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