Saturday, October 31, 2020
Smartphones and cell phones imports to Russia decreased by 3% in the first half of the year, Kommersant writes citing a report by the GS Group analytical center.  According to analysts, a particularly sharp drop in supplies - 44% in Q2 occurred in the budget price segment below 7,000 rubles...
On the busy roads of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, one can see more self-driving test cars made by Russia's tech company Yandex in these days, Xinhua reported. The self-driving prototype of Yandex uses a variety of sensors, including Lidars, specialized cameras, radars, inertial measurement units, and odometric sensors. Inside...
Russian tech company Yandex, in partnership with Hyundai Motor CIS and Hyundai Mobis, will launch 100 new unmanned Hyundai Sonata vehicles on public roads in Russia and the United States in 2020. Thus, the company will double its fleet of self-driving cars, Yandex press service told TASS. The first Hyundai...
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,...
Facebook says it is doubling its security staff to 20,000 and actively working with the FBI to stop election interference by Russians and others, The Associated Press reported. The company's statement is in response to the indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian organizations by federal prosecutors. The charges shed...
Russia’s Ministry of Defense is considering making military airfields out of ice within the Arctic Circle, after developing a new technology that enables heavy aircraft to land without the need for an asphalt runway, Russia Today reported. The Bauman Moscow State Technical University has created a system that uses special...
Using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday. The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts in the Russian banking sector, is the latest in a string...
The German expert center Jugendschutz.net (created by the federal and state governments to protect children and adolescents on the Internet) has published a report "Telegram: Between the propaganda of violence and the information war," Kommersant report. In the report, the center’s experts note that Telegram has recently been playing the...
Yandex’s self-driving car unit has accelerated through the coronavirus pandemic, becoming one of the world’s top 3 companies for the number of miles driven by automated vehicles, The Moscow Times reported. In a conference call with investors Tuesday, the Russian technology giant dubbed ‘Russia’s Google’ said its fleet of 130...
Concerns over security and foreign political interference are driving Washington to impose growing restrictions on the operations of Russian and Chinese companies in the U.S., Nikkei reports. In the most prominent case of this practice, last September, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an order directing all federal agencies...