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Olympic Games stories

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Alibaba Cloud to support operational efficiency at Gangwon 2024 Games
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Alibaba Cloud joins forces with the Winter Youth Olympic Games, set for Gangwon 2024, bestowing tech-infused operational efficiency, maximised fan engagement, and pioneering technology opportunities for global sporting events.
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Boosting Olympic Costs' Estimates With Data Analytics
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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big data
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data analytics
Major infrastructure projects frequently exceed initial cost estimates, but it is possible to develop and evolve, cost estimates with greater accuracy.
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Alibaba cloud will help broadcast the Olympic Winter Games 2022
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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alibaba
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intel
In collaboration with the Olympic Broadcasting Services, Alibaba's cloud technologies will be utilised during the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022.
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Olympic Broadcasting Services hosted in Alibaba cloud for the first time
Fri, 30th Jul 2021
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cloud services
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broadcasting
Alibaba's cloud solutions will support service delivery for Rights-Holding Broadcasters for the first time during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
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Ready, set, scam: Cybercriminals targeting Olympic Games fans
Wed, 28th Jul 2021
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Cybercriminals are exploiting Olympic Games fans with online fraud schemes, including phishing pages and fake tickets, warns Kaspersky.
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Preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympics begins - with robots
Mon, 18th Mar 2019
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robotics
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olympic games
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smart robot
Tokyo 2020 revels in robotic innovation, enhancing the Olympics with tech to aid and entertain fans.
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Alibaba opens the door to cloud at Olympic Games showcase
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Alibaba’s Olympic showcase reveals cloud-based future for Games at Gangneung Park.
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Surprise - the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games were hacked
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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data breach
Games organisers have reportedly admitted that its servers had been attacked, forcing them to shut down the official website.
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Expert paints picture of steady worldwide growth for colocation providers
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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microsoft
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colocation
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hyperscale
The first half of 2017 alone saw $18.2 billion invested in mergers and acquisitions, up from $7.6 billion in all of 2016 and $6 billion in 2015.
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Japan tech firm Soliton Systems invests in LookingGlass cybersecurity
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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phishing
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email security
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cios
Soliton Systems partners with LookingGlass Cyber Solutions to boost cybersecurity for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Olympic Games.
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Citrix smooths road to Rio Olympics for Sky TV
Wed, 17th Aug 2016
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virtualisation
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citrix
Sky TV has deployed Citrix's NetScaler SD-WAN at the Rio Olympics to ensure uninterrupted network performance.
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Think you could cut it as an Olympian? A new app allows you to find out
Fri, 12th Aug 2016
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Using data from runners’ fitness trackers, Cadence lets runners pit their own performance against those of the best athletes in the world.
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Online buyers beware: Rio Olympics 'ideal' for cybercrims
Tue, 9th Aug 2016
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cloud services
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Cyber alert for Rio Olympics-goers: ESET flags scams targeting eager fans buying tickets online. Ensure device security, experts advise.
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Rio 2016 dubbed the stay at home Olympics
Fri, 5th Aug 2016
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It’s the day before the grand opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, so why do 1.3 million tickets still remain unsold?.
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A warning from Zscaler - don't drop your security baton this olympics
Mon, 1st Aug 2016
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cybersecurity
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cios
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With the Olympics on the horizon, a strong warning has been issued for organizations by Zscaler to refocus their security efforts.
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TVNZ packs for Rio, despite demands from Sky TV
Mon, 1st Aug 2016
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tvnz
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sky
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olympic games
Despite recent uncertainty, Sky TV will be joined by Television New Zealand (TVNZ) at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro.
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Samsung seals Olympic deal with golden handshake
Tue, 19th Aug 2014
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samsung
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tokyo
Samsung extends partnership with IOC through 2020 Olympics, sponsoring in wireless communications and computing category.
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Olympics used as bait for online attacks
Tue, 14th Aug 2012
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youtube
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Hackers use Olympics as a weapon for online fraud, with fake YouTube websites helping spammers take advantage.
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Olympic fans told to text, tweet or watch TV
Mon, 30th Jul 2012
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digital entertainment
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tv
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twitter
TV coverage issues has led to calls for lessened twitter and texting activities during the Olympics as data networks become overloaded.
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Twitter crashes on Olympics eve
Fri, 27th Jul 2012
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twitter
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london
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olympic games
Twitter crashes yet again on the eve of the London 2012 Olympics, sparking concerns over its ability to handle the games' traffic.
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Olympic tech wins gold
Tue, 24th Jul 2012
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london
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olympic games
Tech innovations steal the spotlight at London 2012 Olympics, setting a high-tech stage for Kiwi athletes and world champions alike.
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Telecom's Olympic Galaxy S III incentive
Fri, 13th Jul 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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telecommunications
London travel package worth $40,000 on offer for buyers of new Samsung smartphone. How does it compare with Vodafone's offer?.
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Samsung kicks off olympic tour
Thu, 1st Mar 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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samsung
It’s a mere few months until the 2012 Olympics kick off in London, and Samsung is keen to start drumming up support for New Zealand’s athletes.
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Vancouver 2010
Thu, 1st Apr 2010
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I can’t help but feel bad for the Winter Olympics. Didn’t they used to be more of a big deal?.