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Sochi visitors entering hacking 'minefield' by firing up electronics

According to an NBC News report, Russian hackers are attacking Olympics visitors' computers and phones the instant they turn them on. Par for the course for the broken $51 billion event.

By February 5, 2014

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Crowdfunding helps Apertus' new, open way to make a camera

Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.

By September 11, 2014

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Google's 'Game of Thrones' spoilers are what's trending

If you missed the latest episode of "Game of Thrones" on HBO Sunday night, you'll want to steer clear of a few Google services until you get caught up, as Crave's Eric Mack discovered firsthand.

By April 14, 2014

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Take a 3D satellite flyover of the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are spread out across seaside and ski resorts near the Black Sea. Take a two-minute tour of all the facilities from above.

By February 8, 2014

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Sochi hack report 'fraudulent,' security researcher charges

NBC News report that attendees at the Winter Olympics were being hacked immediately is "wrong in every respect," Errata Security's Robert Graham says. NBC defends its story.

By February 6, 2014

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Amusing @SochiProblems spotlights early Olympics fails

Reporters arriving in Russia for the winter games report Sochi might not be quite ready for the world. One Twitter handle has taken on the responsibility of aggregating the insanity that has ensued.

By February 6, 2014

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In Sochi, the Olympics-size job of running Olympics IT infrastructure

With several Olympics under its belt, Atos is supporting one of the largest IT infrastructures in sports history. If it succeeds, it's an unheralded hero. If it fails, it gets crucified.

By February 6, 2014

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VLC steps into next-gen video wars with VP9, HEVC support

With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.

By November 15, 2013

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Cutting through the bull: Vauxhall Mokka

Marketing can be a horrible, horrible thing. Luckily, we've got Dave Ross to guide us through the minefield.

By September 1, 2013

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Breaking Bad 'fast tracked' on EzyFlix

The new video-on-demand service is offering the final episodes of the hit show 24 hours after its US broadcast.

By August 27, 2013