Sunday, June 23, 2019
Chinese tech giant Huawei will hold talks with the Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media during the summer about the possibility of switching the Chinese smartphones to the Russia-developed Aurora operating system (OS), the deputy minister said on Friday, according to RIA Novosti. The U.S. government directed...
Turkey expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems next month, despite strong U.S. opposition, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, according to Business Day. Speaking to a group of foreign journalists, Erdogan reiterated that the deal with Russia was sealed and there would be no turning...
Shares in Russian tech giant Yandex on the Moscow Exchange rose to a new historic record on Thursday after the company was praised by Russian President Vladimir Putin in his annual televised Q&A session, Rb.ru reports. In peak value, the company's stock price reached 2,531.6 rubles ($40.15) per share,...
Biometrics companies from China and Russia could soon be excluded from an influential U.S. government accuracy test of facial recognition technology, in another move that could escalate an ongoing tech war between great powers, the South China Morning Post reports. According to a bill proposal by Democratic Senator Brian...
China’s Xiaomi has launched a collection of products in Russia, in a move that highlights the company’s intent to seriously position itself in the market, RIA Novosti reports. The Hong Kong-listed company, best known for its smartphones, will now also sell its smart TVs, smart wristbands, wireless earbuds, and...
During the II International Congress on Cyber ​​Security (The International Cybersecurity Congress, ICC), which will be held in Moscow on June 20-21, Sberbank plans to discuss the impact of technology on human cyber vulnerability, Nezavisimaya Gazeta reported. The process of the exponential development of information IT, on the one hand,...
Chinese telecom company Huawei is seeking alternatives to keep its smartphones working after U.S. tech giant Google cut the company off its Android operating system, a source close to negotiations between Huawei and the Russian government told TASS news agency. Last month, the Trump administration banned Google and a number...
In yet another move seen as part of Russia’s plans to isolate itself from the global internet, the country is set to crack down on virtual private networks (VPN) used by local bettors to access internationally licensed online gambling sites, Gizmodo reports. The head of Russia’s telecom watchdog, Roskomnadzor,...
Russia’s biggest bank, Sberbank, and the government of Luxembourg are going to help Russian high-tech firms to get established in European Union markets under an agreement signed on Friday, Emerging Markets reports. The agreement applies to high-tech firms that are members of Sberbank Group, which brings together more than...
Chinese tech giant Huawei has signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year, BBC News reported. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of a meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian president Vladimir Putin in Moscow....