Category Archives: Technology

US to deport Russian man who tried to hack Tesla — manmadenews

A Russian man was sentenced Monday to what amounted to time already served and will be deported from the United States after pleading guilty to trying to pay a Tesla employee $500,000 to install computer malware at the company’s Nevada electric battery plant in a bid to steal company secrets for ransom. Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, […] US to deport Russian man

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Power Play: Russia gives Google 24 hours to delete banned content — manmadenews

Russia’s communications watchdog on Monday gave Google 24 hours to delete what it called prohibited content or be fined and said Moscow could eventually slow down the company’s traffic in the country. Russia has already placed a punitive slowdown on U.S. social network Twitter for not deleting banned content, part of a push by Moscow […] Power Play: Russia gives Google

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Russia’s Twitter Slowdown Gets the Meme Treatment

The Russian internet was flooded with memes once again after Russia’s communications watchdog announced it will slow down Twitter within the country in an effort to force it to comply with requests to delete “illegal” content. Yet despite Roskomnadzor’s announcement, Twitter continued to work as normal on Wednesday — while many government websites briefly went dark. Here’s a look at

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Lukashenko spoke out against smartphones: “Smart people have long been looking for push-button phones”

According to him, Americans are watching every step of smartphone owners. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has spoken out against push-button telephones. This was reported by the Belarusian newspaper Onliner At the All-Belarusian People’s Assembly, he spoke about business and Belarus without oligarchs and moved on to the topic of smartphones. “You see, offended, poor, without oligarchs Belarus. I’m not talking about twelve smartphones and

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Russia to Install ‘Spiritual’ Domestic Apps – Vedomosti

Russian authorities will give priority to “spiritual values” when deciding which Russian-made apps should come pre-installed under a controversial law banning smartphone sales without domestic software, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Thursday. From July 1, smartphones will be required to go on sale with pre-installed apps approved by the Russian government. Supporters defend the law, which President Vladimir Putin signed last

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Kremlin wants to rid Russia of imported electronics

The Russian government has confirmed its strategy to make the country a “global leader” in the electronics industry by 2030. According to the document, which was signed on January 17 by recently appointed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and published on the Cabinet of Minister’s website on Wednesday, domestic electronics should account for 60% of Russia’s electronics market in 10 years’ time.

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