Olympics

Cybersecurity Concerns Test Paris Olympics Preparations
Cybersecurity Concerns Test Paris Olympics Preparations
June 19, 2024  |  Cybersecurity

The opening ceremonies of the Paris Olympics are set for just over a month from now, and the event is starting to look a lot...

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Airbnb Looks for Acceleration in Summer Travel but Guidance Disappoints  
Airbnb Looks for Acceleration in Summer Travel but Guidance Disappoints  
May 08, 2024  |  Earnings

Airbnb’s first quarter results showed growth in listings and in nights booked. And per management commentary on the conference call, demand for international travel remains robust —...

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Digital Tools Go for Gold at Paris Summer Olympics
Digital Tools Go for Gold at Paris Summer Olympics
April 17, 2024  |  Technology

As the 100-day countdown to the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games begins, anticipation is not just limited to the athletic feats but also the digital innovations...

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France to Close Tax Loophole for Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals
France to Close Tax Loophole for Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals
June 09, 2023  |  Travel Payments

France is taking steps to close a tax loophole and end the more favorable tax treatment short-term furnished rentals such as AirBnB receive compared to...

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Fanatics Named Global eCommerce Supplier of Olympic Merchandise
Fanatics Named Global eCommerce Supplier of Olympic Merchandise
October 28, 2021  |  Retail

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is teaming up with sports merchandise company Fanatics on its first worldwide eCommerce pact, which gives Fanatics a share of...

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The Olympic Flame Is Lit: Let The Modified Games Begin
The Olympic Flame Is Lit: Let The Modified Games Begin
July 24, 2021  |  What's Trending

Late sleepers probably didn’t see it live, but as of 6:55 a.m. ET yesterday morning (roughly 8 p.m. local time in Tokyo) the Olympics got...

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Olympics Go Digital With First-Ever Virtual Series
Olympics Go Digital With First-Ever Virtual Series
April 23, 2021  |  International

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will work with five international sports federations (IFs) and game publishers to produce the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), the first-ever...

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Olympics Organizers Hope Biden Can Help Rally For Tokyo Games
Olympics Organizers Hope Biden Can Help Rally For Tokyo Games
January 27, 2021  |  International

Japanese coordinators for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are hoping that newly-elected U.S. President Joe Biden can help kick up momentum in support of...

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China’s Olympic Committee Sounds Alarm On Potential Blockchain Fraud
China’s Olympic Committee Sounds Alarm On Potential Blockchain Fraud
April 09, 2020  |  Security & Fraud

The 2020 Summer Olympics, which were to take place in Tokyo, have been rescheduled for 2021 as the spread of the coronavirus leaps over international...

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