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Russia accused of “false flag” attack on Olympic opening
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Enlarge / Russia couldn’t compete under its own flag at PyeongChang, and US officials suggest, they used a “false flag” malware attack to disrupt them. (credit: Getty Images) The cyber attack that disrupted some networks and servers at the opening of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang left a number of conflicting forensic clues about its […]

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Intel's Fake 5G Olympic Hail Mary
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If there ever were a time when perception Trumped reality, this would be it. So much of what we see these days that looks real just isn’t. I can connect a lot of this back to Steve Jobs, who was the master at this in the tech world. However, I’m worried that too many people […]

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NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat     – CNET
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Snap’s new Live feature will give Snapchatters a window into Winter Olympic events in real time.

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Olympic Golf Was Supposed to Be Huge. So Why’d It Land in the Rough?
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Golf at the Olympics seemed like a hole in one. So far, it’s landed in the rough. The post Olympic Golf Was Supposed to Be Huge. So Why’d It Land in the Rough? appeared first on WIRED.

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Body Slams and BMX: The Best Olympic Photos, Part Two
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The second week of the Olympic Games was even more exciting. Here’s photographic proof. The post Body Slams and BMX: The Best Olympic Photos, Part Two appeared first on WIRED.

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Synchronized Wind Tunnel Dancing Should Be the Next Olympic Sport
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A lot of questionable sports have become official Olympic events over the years. Golf? Trampoline? That one where people just run in a straight line for 100 meters? Ridiculous. But synchronized dancing inside one of those indoor skydiving wind tunnels? That should headline the 2020 games in Tokyo, assuming anyone makes it out of Rio […]

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We Finally Know Why The Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green
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For nearly a week now a mystery has surrounded the Olympics and it wasn’t what country would reign supreme: why did those pools turn green? Read more…

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Officials Don’t Know Why the Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green (Also: Gross)
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As the women’s synchronized diving teams took to the pool in Rio de Janeiro today, they were greeted by a strange sight. The diving pool had turned green overnight, while the neighboring water polo pool remained a crystal clear blue. This confused the Olympic organizers, media, and the internet profusely. Long story short: it’s most […]

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Rio Throws An Upbeat, Gold-Medal Olympic Dance Party
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Directed by “City of God” filmmaker Fernando Meirelles, the event celebrated history, diversity—and getting down. The post Rio Throws An Upbeat, Gold-Medal Olympic Dance Party appeared first on WIRED.

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