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In the headlines: Metrics that can change the fate of sport and Berne calls on computer scientists to “crack” the future Covid certificate.
Metrics can change the fate of sports. Indeed, sports metrics are a rapidly expanding playground. In addition to smartwatch manufacturers, new companies are looking at ways to monetize this untapped potential. Performance-related data is ubiquitous in sports. Amateurs have embraced it via smartwatches. Event organizers are increasingly integrating this type of service for their participants and their loved ones.
Berne calls on computer scientists to “crack” the future Covid certificate. The first Covid certificates should be issued on June 7. One week before their introduction, on Monday May 31, the Confederation is releasing the code of the first version of the certificate in open source, with the aim of carrying out a large-scale public security test. In other words, cybersecurity professionals and any other interested parties can now test the source code and try to identify flaws.
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