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Russia warns Google over YouTube videos and notifications
Russia warns Google over YouTube videos and notifications
Roscomnadzor has warned Google to stop promoting 'illegal mass events' through YouTube as protesters target the government. Russia has seen ...... 12 Aug 2019
FaceApp is a Russian app - Will it leak your data to Putin's administration?
FaceApp is a Russian app - Will it leak your data to Putin's administration?
FaceApp is an image manipulation app that caused a craze in social media back in 2017. Now, the craze is back, after the company updated its ...... 18 Jul 2019
Oops! Russia tries to block Telegram - blocks thousands of innocent addresses (and Telegram still works)
Oops! Russia tries to block Telegram - blocks thousands of innocent addresses (and Telegram still works)
Russia has banned popular messaging app Telegram and tries to block it as well as it can. This week, Russia blocked tens of thousands of IP ...... 18 Apr 2018
Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Russian officials have fined search giant Google $6.8 million for antitrust violations. The antitrust authorities ruled that Google favored ...... 12 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Google loses anti-monopoly appeal in Russia
Google loses anti-monopoly appeal in Russia
Search giant Google has lost their anti-monopoly appeal in Russia over the bundling of Google apps with all Android phones and tablets. Manufacturers ...... 16 Mar 2016
Russia wants Apple, Microsoft and Google to pay more taxes
Russia wants Apple, Microsoft and Google to pay more taxes
German Klimenko, Russian president Vladimir Putin's new Internet adviser, really wants Apple, Microsoft and Google to pay more taxes. "We ...... 11 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Apple products are back in Russia, but with significant price boost
Apple products are back in Russia, but with significant price boost
Last week, we reported that Apple shut down their Russian online store due to the "extreme" depreciation of the Russian currency, rubles. ...... 24 Dec 2014
Google closes engineering office in Russia and relocates employees
Google closes engineering office in Russia and relocates employees
Google has begun shutting down its operations in Russia, closing out its engineering office and relocating employees. The search giant says ...... 12 Dec 2014
Report: Russian cybercriminals have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, 500 million email addresses
Report: Russian cybercriminals have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, 500 million email addresses
U.S.-based security firm Hold Security has claimed today that a group of Russian cybercriminals have been quietly stealing and accumulating ...... 06 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
Samsung's Tizen smartphone gets delayed, again
Samsung's Tizen smartphone gets delayed, again
Last month, Samsung's head of Tizen, JD Choi, announced proudly that their first smartphone running the OS would be ready for sale in Russia in the Q3. ...... 13 Jul 2014
Russia unveils 'social services' Sputnik search engine to rival Google, Yandex
Russia unveils 'social services' Sputnik search engine to rival Google, Yandex
The Russian government-backed national telecom Rostelecom has debuted its new search engine, Sputnik.ru, in efforts to rival Google and other ...... 23 May 2014
Russian social network VK sued by labels for piracy on a major scale
Russian social network VK sued by labels for piracy on a major scale
Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have filed suit against major Russian social network vKontakte (VK) over "large scale music piracy" ...... 05 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Russia bans Bitcoins
Russia bans Bitcoins
While you were probably distracted by the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics in the nation, the Russian Prosecutor General's office has quietly ...... 09 Feb 2014 - 5 comments
Russian teen was author of malware behind Target, Neiman Marcus, other attacks
Russian teen was author of malware behind Target, Neiman Marcus, other attacks
According to security firm IntelCrawler, a Russian teenager was the author of the malware that was used in attacks on Target, Neiman Marcus ...... 20 Jan 2014 - 8 comments
YouTube fails in challenge to Russian censorship law
YouTube fails in challenge to Russian censorship law
Google has failed in a test case challenging a YouTube video removal under Russian laws on Internet content. A YouTube video was placed on ...... 07 May 2013 - 3 comments
Amazon expanding to Russia
Amazon expanding to Russia
E-tailing behemoth Amazon has announced it will expand operations to Russia. The company has opened its first office in the nation, to be ...... 21 Apr 2013
Google appeals YouTube video ban in Russia
Google appeals YouTube video ban in Russia
Google is challenging the inclusion of a YouTube video on a Russian blacklist, meaning it is to be blocked by Internet Service Providers in the country. ...... 15 Feb 2013
U.S. and Russia to team up to fight IP violations
U.S. and Russia to team up to fight IP violations
The United States and Russia have signed a new agreement that will have the two countries joining up to fight against IP (intellectual property) violations. ...... 23 Dec 2012 - 5 comments
Christians slam Apple logo's blasphemy!
Christians slam Apple logo's blasphemy!
Russian Christians find blasphemy in Apple logo. The Orthodox Christians apparently believe that the iconic Apple logo - an Apple with a ...... 22 Oct 2012 - 16 comments
A look at the new Lamborghini Android smartphone and tablet
A look at the new Lamborghini Android smartphone and tablet
Tonino Lamborghini, founded by the son of the famous automaker, has announced its latest line of "luxury" mobile devices aimed at the Russian market. ...... 11 Jun 2012 - 8 comments
Google now default Firefox search engine in Russia
Google now default Firefox search engine in Russia
Firefox 14, Mozilla's upcoming version of the browser, will hit Russia with a new default search engine. According to TNW, Firefox will have ...... 10 Jun 2012
Russian 'Anonymous' take down Kremlin sites
Russian 'Anonymous' take down Kremlin sites
A group claiming to be the Russian branch of 'Anonymous' has taken down the websites of the Kremlin. The group also claimed responsibility ...... 09 May 2012 - 1 comment
Netflix and Hulu looking to expand to Russia
Netflix and Hulu looking to expand to Russia
According to the Russian newspaper Vedomosti, popular streaming services Netflix and Hulu are considering expanding to Russia. Hulu executives ...... 11 Feb 2012 - 2 comments
iPhone 4S headed to 6 new countries on the 16th
iPhone 4S headed to 6 new countries on the 16th
The Apple iPhone 4S will hit 6 new countries later this month, on December 16th. Most notably from the new batch are BRIC nations Brazil ...... 02 Dec 2011
Russian UK embassy website hit with DDoS attack on Sunday
Russian UK embassy website hit with DDoS attack on Sunday
Website forced down as UK prime minister travels to Russia for state visit. David Cameron's visit to Russia is the first visit by a British ...... 12 Sep 2011
Russia getting iPhone 5 in November?
Russia getting iPhone 5 in November?
Will Russia be getting the iPhone 5 just one month after its expected U.S. launch? On the heels of word that Apple is actively looking to ...... 07 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Russian interior minister calls for Internet controls
Russian interior minister calls for Internet controls
Comments spark fear of state control over Internet. Russian Interior Minister, Rashid Nurgaliyev, has sparked some web censorship fears in ...... 04 Aug 2011 - 2 comments
Imax signs new deal with Russia's Cinema Park
Imax signs new deal with Russia's Cinema Park
Imax has announced they have sold eight theaters to Russian exhibitor Cinema Park. In July 2010, the company sold 10 theaters to the Russian company. ...... 29 Mar 2011 - 1 comment
     

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