Tag: pyeongchang

Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics

The Olympics aren’t just an event for the most talented athletes to strut their stuff on the world’s stage. No, The Games are where robots can find honest work and leisure, too. Some 85 robots (spread across 11 different models, humanoid and o……


Olympics officials confirm cyberattack during opening ceremony

Officials saw suspicious activity on Olympics systems during the 2018 winter games’ opening ceremony, and now it’s confirmed: it was a cyberattack. PyeongChang organizers have revealed that someone compromised services (including internet and……


Samsung releases the official 2018 Winter Olympics app

If you’re an Olympics nerd, then take note: Samsung has released the official app of the PyeongChang 2018 games. It’s ready for download now in the App Store and Google Play Store. The app is available in Korean, English, French, Japanese and ……


Samsung designed a 2018 Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has unveiled a sweet-looking Galaxy Note 8 you might never get your hands on. The Korean conglomerate has designed a limited edition version of its extra large phone exclusively for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics participants. It’s f……


NBC brings two Winter Olympics preview shows to Netflix

You won’t have to stay glued to NBC to watch all of its Winter Olympics coverage — although it won’t necessarily be the coverage you want. The network is offering a two-part PyeongChang preview series, Go For the Gold and Meet Team USA, that……


Visa swaps payment cards for NFC gloves at the Winter Olympics

Visa is very fond of showing off its tap-to-pay technology at the Olympics, and that’s truer than ever with the 2018 Winter Olympics around the corner. The payment giant is selling a trio of NFC-equipped gadgets to help you shop at the Pyeong……