Wednesday, 17.10.2018
Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab said Wednesday that Microsoft has fixed a zero-day exploit that it discovered in August, which could affect the Microsoft Windows operating system, including the latest Windows 10, Al-Bawaba reports. Kaspersky said its security team found the zero-day vulnerability in the Win32k component of the...
More than 150,000 fans of comic books, video games, films and TV programs have gathered in Moscow in the past several days for ComicCon Moscow, an annual celebration of geek culture, RTVI reports. Almost 300 businesses attended to showcase their offerings, from big names like Disney and Marvel to smaller...
The share of Chinese brands on the Russian smartphone market has reached a record of 40% in retail sales in the first nine months of this year, Kommersant reports. The launch of the newest iPhone in late September has not yet significantly influenced the market but given Apple’s current pricing...
The demand for the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max in the first three days of sales in Russia exceeded the first sales of the iPhone X in 2017, Computer World Russia reports citing data from retailers. Apple unveiled its new smartphones on September 12, with sales at...
A Russian private equity fund, Rusnano Sistema Sicar (created by Sistema and Rusnano), and the Skolkovo Ventures industrial fund are investing $8 million into video surveillance systems developer Ivideon, CEO Andrey Yudnikov told Vedomosti. Representatives of the two funds have confirmed the information. This is also the first deal...
From being one of the safest places in the world for pirates, Russia has become one of the frontrunners in the war against piracy, with the country’s telecom watchdog actively going after more than 6,000 pirate websites this year, Torrent Freak reports. VPNs are also being banned rampantly in the...
Until the end of the year, a new research and production complex, CSCO System Solutions, will be put into operation in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Technopolis in Moscow’s Zelenograd district, Zelao.ru reported. The complex, built by investor and developer GDC Energy Group, has a total area of 32 thousand...
Russia’s fixed broadband market, the world’s fourth-largest, is entering a stage of maturity, characterized by high competition and slowed growth that is especially noticeable in Moscow, according to a report by Kagan, the TMT arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence. The country’s broadband sector is overcoming the economic crisis of...
The term ‘cryptocurrency’ has presented plenty of headaches for lawyers, who’ve been recently attempting to create new legal definitions for the industry in Russia. According to Izvestia, lawmakers have removed the mention of cryptocurrency altogether from the latest version of the bill. Russian traders and investors in cryptocurrencies have been...
Russian manufacturers of telecommunications equipment have asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to take measures to increase their share of the domestic market, which now hovers at 6-8%, Kommersant reports. The issue includes quotas for the purchase of Russian equipment, not only by the government but also by commercial...