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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 Feb. 6, 2014

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The herculean task of running IT at the Olympics (pictures)

Requiring 400 servers, 1,000 security network devices, and 5,600 computers, Atos is responsible for making sure that the IT infrastructure stays solid in Sochi.

5 Images By Feb. 6, 2014

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Stream the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Don't miss any of the action when the XXII Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, Russia, this week. Here's how you can watch and follow the games on any device.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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'Star Wars' AT-AT walkers invade Sochi Olympics

If you think the Russian terrain is rough, try Hoth. This hilarious "Star Wars" mashup of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics shows that skiers make great target practice for Imperial Walkers.

By Feb. 13, 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 Feb. 8, 2014

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Google's brilliant, politically charged Olympics doodle

Google's home page honors the arrival of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. It also makes a deliberate point about human rights, using the International Olympics Committee's own words.

By Feb. 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 Feb. 6, 2014

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Higher! Stronger! Dumber! Yes, it's the Selfie Olympics!

For reasons that are as obvious as they are painful, there is now a competition that will prove who is truly more self-absorbed.

By Jan. 4, 2014