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Sochi Twitter rage directed to wrong account

The Twitter account @ioc isn't, in fact, owned by the International Olympic Committee. It's the feed for the Open Institute of Catalonia. So much anti-Olympic bile is being wasted.

By February 6, 2014

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Smartphone filming at Winter Olympics? Could be 'nyet'

Journalists covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have been told they're not allowed to use smartphones and tablets to take video during the games, according to reports.

By November 11, 2013

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By July 8, 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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Olympics relying on public networks for coverage data

London 2012 Olympic officials want fans to ease up on SMS and social messaging — because they're trying to use the same data networks for event data, and congestion is causing problems.

By July 29, 2012

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Now the Olympics have banned Wi-Fi hotspots too

The International Olympic Committee has put Wi-Fi hotspots on the list of things banned from Olympic venues.

By July 26, 2012

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Snowboarder's iPhone crashes after fans swamp him with nude pics

Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev decides to put his phone number on his helmet. This move was not welcomed by his iPhone.

By February 9, 2014

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If there's one Sochi video that deserves to go viral, it's this one

Watching the Russian Interior Ministry Police Choir sing Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" at the opening ceremony is an exalted experience. Sadly, NBC and music rights holders are steadily removing copies from YouTube.

By February 8, 2014

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Olympics launches social portal linking athletes, fans

Dubbed the Olympic Athletes Hub, the one-stop social-media shop will give fans easy access to competitors' Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as an array of real-time results.

By April 18, 2012

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'Take it easy' on tweets say Olympic bods as TV tech breaks

The Olympic committee has asked attendees not to tweet after TV coverage was interrupted by too much data.

By July 30, 2012