In the past few months, Russian Internet major VK (previously Mail.ru Group) demonstrated a strong appetite for online education — both in Russia and abroad.
Ilya Sachkov, the top cybersecurity businessman who was arrested under charges of “state treason” in late September, has claimed he is innocent and asked President Putin to be transferred from jail to house arrest during the investigation.
US open source software platform Grafana Labs has acquired a Russian-founded startup called Amixr. Launched in 2019, this company has developed an incident management platform that allows DevOps and SRE engineers to “optimize channels, recipients"
A smartphone with the function of mechanically disabling the camera and microphone running on a Russian operating system will be supplied to security forces and the state sector. A version of the device with Android 11 is already available in Russia.
Moscow ranks second among Europe’s largest cities in the ‘Future City ESG Innovation Index,’ put together by Munich-based think tank DEEP Ecosystems.
Tinkoff, the Russian digital banking giant, has taken control of Just Look, the company behind the Jump.Finance payment automation service. Tinkoff purchased a 51% stake under undisclosed terms.
The volume of Russia’s e-commerce trade is expected to slow to 10% in 2021 after it expanded by the pandemic lockdown bump of 59% in 2020, Russian Online Retail Association (AKIT) President Artyom Sokolov told Russian newswire PRIME.
The ultrafast format is taking cities by storm. Evgeny Chernikov, general manager of Yango Deli UK, talks about the company’s recent launch in London, what ultrafast groceries will look like in the future, and Yango Deli's plan to succeed.
Payhawk raised $112mn in a series B financing round led by San Francisco-based investor Greenoaks.
Launched at the University of Belgrade's startup incubator in 2008, HTEC now employs 1,000 people globally.
Summer fires in Croatia often hit areas that are hard to reach overground.
Toncoin was originally the brainchild of Russia’s social media tycoons the Durov brothers. It was taken over by an open community of developers, and is now worth upwards of $20bn.
Rio Tinto's $2.4bn Jadar lithium-borates project in Serbia has the potential to position the company as the largest source of lithium supply in Europe for at least the next 15 years.
Much has been written about how bitcoin has taken lustre and market share from gold over the past decade. But has the death of gold been much exaggerated?
Bronislovas Matelis had dressed only his top half for a call with fellow members of the parliamentary Committee on Governance and Municipalities — as revealed when he stood to take a phone call.
Bulgaria-based software development services company Melon signs strategic investment deal with Frakton as part of its expansion in the Southeast Europe region.
Satellites will also provide information on illegal construction and environmental pollution.
Romanian fintech says the potential of the Serbian market, as revealed by the growing amount of outstanding invoices and late payments, is increasing.
A senior official from Hungary’s governing party acknowledged that the government had purchased Israeli spyware tool Pegasus, which was allegedly used to target journalists, businesspeople and an opposition politician.
PM Edi Rama tells students that misuse of the Albanian language in mobile communications puts it at risk.