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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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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 March 27, 2014

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Avoid Olympic spoilers with Liveschedules.net

The site is dead simple to navigate and provides a clear schedule of events which includes TV listings and links to NBC's live streams and replays -- all without any news items that may spoil the fun of watching the Olympics.

By February 19, 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 February 13, 2014

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Photographing the Sochi Winter Olympics with Getty

How do you photograph the Winter Olympics? Getty has a custom 100Mbps fibre optic network, mountains of pro photography gear, 360-degree panoramic tools and remote cameras.

By February 10, 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: A streaming event of Olympic proportions

Coming every couple years, Olympic games provide a mile marker to look back at how far online video options for live events have come -- and what we're still missing.

By February 7, 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 February 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 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