2014 Olympics

  • In Russia, Bathroom Mirror Watches You!

    In Russia, Bathroom Mirror Watches You!

    In Russia, spying on visitors is so pervasive, authorities don’t even seem realize that watching someone shower is cause for alarm. During a press meeting on the Winter Olympics, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak claimed that Western journalists were deliberately sabotaging the hotel facilities. As evidence, he said authorities had seen guests leave the water running in the shower. Yes… Read More

  • Adobe Partners With Microsoft’s Azure To Power NBC’s Sochi Olympics Video Streaming

    Adobe Partners With Microsoft’s Azure To Power NBC’s Sochi Olympics Video Streaming

    NBC caught a lot of flak for its live video streams during the London Olympics, but for Sochi, the network promises to stream every event live. Just like during the London Olympics, NBC’s partner for making these streams possible (and authenticating cable subscribers) is Adobe – and Adobe itself is partnering with Microsoft to power the streams. Adobe’s Primetime platform… Read More