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Olympic Games stories

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Alibaba cloud will help broadcast the Olympic Winter Games 2022
Fri 18 Feb 2022
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cloud
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In collaboration with the Olympic Broadcasting Services, Alibaba's cloud technologies will be utilised during the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022.
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Olympic Broadcasting Services hosted in Alibaba cloud for the first time
Fri 30 Jul 2021
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cloud
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broadcasting
"This is perhaps the biggest technological change in the broadcasting industry for more than half a century."
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Ready, set, scam: Cybercriminals targeting Olympic Games fans
Wed 28 Jul 2021
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
Olympic-related phishing websites are designed to steal users credentials.
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Preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympics begins - with robots
Mon 18 Mar 2019
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robotics
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smart robot
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are quickly approaching, but it won’t just be a sea of athletes and sports fans – now robots will make up a significant part of the fan experience.
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Alibaba opens the door to cloud at Olympic Games showcase
Mon 12 Feb 2018
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cloud
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bi
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big data
Located in Gangneung Olympic Park, the Olympic Showcase will be open to the public from February 11 to 25.
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Surprise - the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games were hacked
Mon 12 Feb 2018
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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data breach
Games organisers have reportedly admitted that its servers had been attacked, forcing them to shut down the official website.
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Expert paints picture of steady worldwide growth for colocation providers
Mon 12 Feb 2018
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microsoft
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colocation
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hyperscale
The first half of 2017 alone saw $18.2 billion invested in mergers and acquisitions, up from $7.6 billion in all of 2016 and $6 billion in 2015.
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Japan tech firm Soliton Systems invests in LookingGlass cybersecurity
Tue 10 Oct 2017
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phishing
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email security
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olympic games
“We look forward to working with LookingGlass to further protect our customers, and our country, from external cyber threats."
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Citrix smooths road to Rio Olympics for Sky TV
Wed 17 Aug 2016
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virtualisation
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sky tv
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citrix systems
"We need to make sure our Rio production team have secure and reliable access to the tools needed for the job."
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Think you could cut it as an Olympian? A new app allows you to find out
Fri 12 Aug 2016
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technology gifts
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fitness
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olympic games
Using data from runners’ fitness trackers, Cadence lets runners pit their own performance against those of the best athletes in the world.
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Online buyers beware: Rio Olympics 'ideal' for cybercrims
Tue 9 Aug 2016
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cloud
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"The 2016 Rio Olympics are ideal targets for fraudsters and cybercriminals. Those seeking tickets online should be taking appropriate precautions."
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Rio 2016 dubbed the stay at home Olympics
Fri 5 Aug 2016
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It’s the day before the grand opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, so why do 1.3 million tickets still remain unsold?
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A warning from Zscaler - don't drop your security baton this olympics
Mon 1 Aug 2016
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cybersecurity
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zscaler
With the Olympics on the horizon, a strong warning has been issued for organizations by Zscaler to refocus their security efforts.
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TVNZ packs for Rio, despite demands from Sky TV
Mon 1 Aug 2016
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sky tv
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Despite recent uncertainty, Sky TV will be joined by Television New Zealand (TVNZ) at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro.
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Samsung seals Olympic deal with golden handshake
Tue 19 Aug 2014
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samsung
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tokyo
"Samsung aims to spread the Olympic spirit through our innovative products, enabling all fans around the world to stay connected and share the excitement of the Olympic Movement."
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Olympics used as bait for online attacks
Tue 14 Aug 2012
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youtube
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Hackers use Olympics as a weapon for online fraud, with fake YouTube websites helping spammers take advantage.
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Olympic fans told to text, tweet or watch TV
Mon 30 Jul 2012
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digital entertainment
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tv
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twitter
TV coverage issues has led to calls for lessened twitter and texting activities during the Olympics as data networks become overloaded.
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Twitter crashes on Olympics eve
Fri 27 Jul 2012
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twitter
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olympic games
Social networking site facing problems ahead of London 2012.
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Olympic tech wins gold
Tue 24 Jul 2012
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london
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tech
We look at the latest and greatest technological advancements heading to London 2012.
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Telecom's Olympic Galaxy S III incentive
Fri 13 Jul 2012
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smartphones
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telecommunications
London travel package worth $40,000 on offer for buyers of new Samsung smartphone. How does it compare with Vodafone's offer?
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Samsung kicks off olympic tour
Thu 1 Mar 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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samsung
It’s a mere few months until the 2012 Olympics kick off in London, and Samsung is keen to start drumming up support for New Zealand’s athletes.
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Vancouver 2010
Thu 1 Apr 2010
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gaming
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technology gifts
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olympic games
I can’t help but feel bad for the Winter Olympics. Didn’t they used to be more of a big deal?
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Raise the cloud
Mon 1 Feb 2010
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olympic games
A project planned for London’s 2012 Olympic Games sounds like pure science fiction, but the technology that could see it built is already available.
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