Watchdog Freedom House says country has in past year experienced one of world’s worst deteriorations in online liberties.
Russia’s largest bank and digital innovation frontrunner Sberbank announced creating an Artificial Intelligence alliance including the state-controlled bank, Yandex and Mail.ru internet majors, MTC mobile operator, Gazprom Neft oil company, and RDIF
Russian internet major Yandex has sold out of its pilot smartphone model Yandex.Phone, which has proven to be a rare dud for the company, Kommersant daily reported on November 7, citing distributors and electronics retailers.
The draft law on limiting foreign investors share of “strategically important” tech companies has been considerably softened with the cap on foreign ownership increased from 20% to 49%.
Budapest defies pressure from the US to exclude the Chinese tech giant, sending a clear message to global political and economic actors.
Grey economy businesses “patronised by high-ranking officials” have set up in Svaneti region where locals receive free electricity because of the degree of hardship.
One of the most polluted cities in Europe, North Macedonia’s capital is turning to the cutting edge public transport system pioneered in China, Qatar and Australia.
Auctions held up as Bucharest needs time to implement an agreement with the US that is likely to see companies using Chinese Huawei’s technology blocked from bidding.
Memorandum between state agencies and commercial companies is seen as the first major decision of the Law and Justice-led government after the election, which gave it another four years in power.
Pioneering electric bicycle company Greyp announces partnerships with Internet of Things company slock.it and non-profit Energy Web Foundation.
Romanian-born UiPath, the world's biggest robotic processing automation (RPA) company, will lay off around 400 people as part of a global reorganisation.
Ranking of fastest growing CEE tech companies led by Lithuania’s Voltas IT includes 31 new entrants reflecting hyper rapid pace of tech sector development in the region.
Russian e-commerce major Ozon launched a new express delivery “Supermarket” service that will deliver food and grocery in under 40-60 minutes in some Moscow districts, Vedomosti daily reported on October 17 citing the representatives of the company.
Hungary's competition watchdog cleared the merger of Hungarian online electronics retailer Extreme Digital with eMAG, a unit of South Africa's Naspers group on October 17, creating one of the largest online retail networks in CEE