U.K. police and government agencies' demands for data snooping rose by 16 percent to more than a half-million requests for citizen data in 2012 as a result of the Olympics in London.
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The retail group's store on Tottenham Court Road in London will mark the occasion on Friday with a giant touchscreen running Windows 8, and a number of special offers.
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2012 should henceforth be known as The Mobile Games, as tablets, apps and SMS all made a huge impact on athletes and spectators alike.
Google statistics show online advertisers and companies benefiting from London Olympics 2012 with increased brand awareness, customer engagement and sales.
What's the real story on that London Olympics widget - is it malware or just adware? Dig deeper here.
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Inspired by the athletes in the London 2012 Olympics to get serious about your sport or getting fit? Try these mobile apps.
The Olympics has resulted in a Wi-Fi bonanza in London, with a vast array of hotspots offering coverage
Picarro, among the companies measuring the greenhouse gas emissions impact of the London Olympics, just closed its Series D round.
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High-tech training has obviously been around for years and infiltrated many sports. But the London 2012 Olympics is a showcase for how mobile has also infiltrated modern athletics.
The British Business Embassy, set up by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to capitalise on global interest in the London Olympics, will hold a Global Business Summit on ICT on 3 August and open an online showcase that will run for six months.
Updated versions of CoPilot Live will help you navigate around the Olympic Route Network and get you to your desired Olympics sport venue.
Jason Perlow wonders if the 2012 Olympics will melt the Internet. It may already be happening.
The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago
The 2012 Olympics kick off in London this week, with the first football games starting up today. You can follow all the action on your smartphone or tablet with one of several available applications.
After more than 200,000 hours of testing, Cisco is helping launch the network infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympics, which kick off on Friday.
Key spots in the West End now come with free, ad-supported O2 Wi-Fi, shortly before the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday
The summer Olympic Games will be taking place in London in just a few short days, filling the capital with crowds. Here's a list of free iPhone and iPad apps to help visitors get around, manage their data and have a good time
An algorithm by MIT graduates will scour Twitter to work out how the country's feeling towards the Olympics, and translate the result into a light show on the capital's big wheel
Using cloud computing ought to make sense for an event like the Olympics, but the technology isn’t ready, according to the CIO of the London 2012 Games
Back in April, I looked at the issues surrounding network infrastructure ahead of the Olympic Games and all the pressure they will bring to corporations in and around London in particular.A response from fellow blogger J Watson pointed out that he has personally witnessed network traffic in large corporations increase by as much as 50-100% during an event like the Olympics.
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