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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 Feb. 5, 2014

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Is H.264 a legal minefield for video pros?

Some think license terms for the popular video encoding technology mean Apple's Final Cut Pro should be called Final Cut Hobbyist. Not so fast.

By Mar. 1, 2010

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Think Firefox 3 is fast? Try Firefox Minefield

Firefox is outdoing itself with Minefield, which sets new speed records.

By Oct. 22, 2008

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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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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 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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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 Apr. 14, 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 Feb. 6, 2014

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Accused robber wants NSA phone records to prove his innocence

Terrance Brown is on trial for bank robbery. His cell phone provider, Metro PCS, doesn't have records dating back to the robbery in 2010 that will allegedly prove his innocence. But his lawyer thinks the NSA must have.

By Jun. 13, 2013

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Facebook said to develop new app for tracking friends

Bloomberg reports that the new app, slated to launch next month, will help users find friends nearby.

By Feb. 4, 2013