Sunday, August 25, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the development of a national strategy in the field of artificial intelligence in June this year, according to the list of instructions published on Wednesday, TASS news agency reports. The tasks were published on the Kremlin’s official website following Putin’s State of the Nation...
Two Russian law enforcement officers are being charged for defrauding 65 million rubles (a little over $1 million) from a media mogul in a cryptocurrency extortion scheme, Coingeek reports. Erast Galumov, who is a renowned media figure in Russia and former director of the media firm Izvestiya, was secretly detained...
Facebook Inc. said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain's 2016 referendum on EU membership, CNN reported. Some British lawmakers had complained that the world's largest social media network had done only...
One of the world's leading laboratories and technological centers, U.S.-based AGQ Labs, has announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Compas Ltd. in Russia, opening the doors to a gigantic market with a desire to professionalize and improve the quality of its products, the company said in a...
Russia’s 5G networks will cover 80 per cent of its population and support one in five of the country’s mobile connections by 2025, GSMA Intelligence (GSMAi) predicted in a report published last week, according to AP. The report, titled Mobile Economy: Russia and CIS 2018, released to coincide with the first...
Russian agents use Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools to spread propaganda and try to turn U.S. public opinion against domestic energy production, House Republicans said in a report released Thursday. According to Bloomberg, the report found that between 2015 and 2017, “an estimated 9,097 Russian posts or tweets...
The Russian New Mining Company, a well-known business offering industrial scale crypto mining solutions and opportunities, is working on a serious investment and the installing of thousands of mining units in a new farm, BEG reported. Local companies are also participating in the project worth a billion Norwegian kroner (around...
The Russian central bank is worried about a risk that cryptocurrencies may furnish a convenient basis for financial pyramid schemes, even though they were created for very different purposes, the bank’s first deputy governor, Sergey Shvetsov, told a forum in Moscow on Wednesday, describing the possible consequences as a...
Hackers from the Dutch secret service AIVD have given the FBI ‘crucial’ information about Russian efforts to interfere with the U.S. elections, according to an investigation by the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant. The paper claims that AIVD experts were able to monitor the work of a Russian hackers group named as...
South African classifieds business OLX Group has announced an investment of $1.16 billion to acquire a further 29.1 percent stake in Avito, the leading online general classifieds and property platform in Russia, TechCrunch reports. The move, announced last week, raises OLX's stake increases from 70.4 percent to 99.6 percent on...