Friday, December 2, 2022
Russian oil companies have offered to use Russian equipment for mining cryptocurrency in their fields, Russian media informed. The proposal has been sent for consideration to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Digital Industry, and the Bank of Russia, Kommersant reports regarding a letter from the Deputy...
In Dubai, Yandex plans to employ courier robots to deliver meals. Sergey Kirillov, the company's director of business development for unmanned technology, discussed this at the international expo GITEX, Vedomosti writes. "We want to start delivering in Dubai since our analysis revealed that one-third of the city is appropriate for...
Russia and the United States have submitted to the United Nations General Assembly a joint resolution on responsible state conduct in cyberspace. According to Kommersant, the paper is unexpected considering the two nations' long-standing rivalry and having supported competing cybersecurity negotiating structures at the UN. Moscow and Washington believe...
The Moscow Metro launched the world's first ticket payment system based on face recognition technology on Friday, according to officials. The "Face Pay" cashless, cardless, and phoneless system has been installed at unique turnstiles across the Russian capital's more than 240 metro stations, Moscow Times writes. "Passengers will not need a...
Facebook Inc. has implemented a new policy to combat user abuse and harassment in content. According to a Facebook statement, the company is now aiming to remove dangerous content and provide additional protection to famous people who are harassed on the social network, Vedomosti writes. "We will now remove more...
The impending smartphone scarcity in Russia is being blamed on transportation issues and a lack of components, according to Vedomosti on Wednesday. Several businesses have stated that popular phone models are out of stock. Despite the fact that this isn't the company's most recent model, Apple may be able to...
According to RBC, the Ministry of Economic Development has created a proposal government decree, as part of a research on the use of telemedicine technologies, to allow doctors to completely provide services remotely, including making a diagnosis, without requiring a mandatory visit to a doctor. An official from the...
The Russian government has approved a draft law on a preferential import regime for those types of technological equipment and electronic products, the analogs of which are not produced in the Russian Federation, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers said. The next steps include sending the necessary documentation...
More than 100 countries are exploring the possibility of introducing digital currencies for their central banks (Central Bank Digital Currency, CBDC), said the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva. "Digital currency is an important part of the digitalization of the economy," said Georgieva. Digital currencies open up new...
The crewed spacecraft Soyuz MS-19, carrying cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild, and film director Klim Shipenko, has dismissed the third stage of the Soyuz-2.1a spacecraft and begun automated  flight to the International Space Station, according to an announcer at Baikonur cosmodrome, TASS reports. At 11:55 a.m. Moscow time, the...