Saturday, October 31, 2020
Russia is facing open censorship from US IT giants daily, spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said Friday speaking at the Fifth BRICS Young Diplomats Forum, TASS reported. "One of the dangers in this sphere is monopolization of the online space and domination of only Western and US...
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said the company’s revenue growth slowed significantly in the third quarter of 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and US sanctions, which had disrupted its business, RT reported. Revenue for the September quarter came in at 217.3 billion yuan ($32.55 billion) – up just...
Artificial intelligence is the most promising area in digital technologies development and Russia plans to become a global leader in this sphere, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Tuesday, TASS informed. "Artificial intelligence at present is the most promising direction. Russia plans to capture leading positions there," the prime minister...
The operation of the Electron-BM oxygen supply system, which broke down on Wednesday, has been restored, the Russian space agency Roscosmos told TASS on Saturday. "The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) under the guidance of specialists of the main mission operations control team has successfully carried out restoration...
The rate of the air leak from the International Space Station (ISS) dropped after the crew patched up the discovered fracture but the air pressure inside the orbital outpost continues falling, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin reported to Russia’s Flight Control Center, according to a live broadcast on NASA’s website, TASS...
The deal on the purchase of TCS Group - the parent company of Tinkoff Bank - by Russian Internet giant Yandex will not happen, since the parties could not come to an agreement, according to the Group’s statement said on the London Stock Exchange, TASS reported. "Following further discussions, including...
Streaming entertainment service Netflix has launched a fully localized interface in Russian and social media accounts for the Russian market, the company press service told TASS on Thursday, TASS informed. "Starting today, we not only offer our service in Russian, but also announce that content from the Netflix Originals line...
The high level of development of financial technologies in Russia, and the growing share of non-cash payments make the issue of launching the digital ruble more relevant, according to the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), RT reports. The regulator said in a report that it is currently assessing all the...
Specialists of Russia’s TsNIIMash Mission Control Center carried out a maneuver to lower the average orbital altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), using the thrusters of the Progress MS-14 resupply ship, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on Wednesday, TASS reported. "In compliance with the flight program of the...
US technology giant Apple has rubbished a claim by Telegram founder Pavel Durov that the company demanded his Russian-designed messaging app delete entire channels created to dox police officers and election workers in Belarus, RT reported. Company representatives told Russian website TJournal on Friday that they did indeed contact Telegram,...