Sberbank began selling home automation devices working through its own cloud. This is a smart button, all kinds of sensors and a hub that unites all these gadgets. They operate on the open Zigbee protocol and therefore are not absolutely afraid of sanctions, like the early Sber devices disconnected from the Chinese Tuya cloud in May 2022.
Between January and July 2023, citizens submitted 336 million applications to gosuslugi service, which is 32% more than the same period last year. It was announced by Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Chernyshenko.
VK's revenue under IFRS in the first half of 2023 increased by 36.3% to 57.3 billion rubles compared to the same period in 2022.
The Government of the Russian Federation has approved a list of Russian software that is mandatory for pre-installation on mobile phones, computers and TVs with a digital control unit in 2024. The updated list also includes several Russian video services.
The 18th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) was held in Geneva (Switzerland) in July.
On July 28, the Center for Global IT-Cooperation organized the "Sustainable Digital Dialogue: Emerging New Leaders for the IT Industry " plenary session within the Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum.
The first day of the Russia-Africa Summit started in St. Petersburg. All the heads of key states of the continent arrived to the northern capital of Russia, except for Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum overthrown the day before.
Center for Global IT-Cooperation (the Center) became a part of the Think20 (T20) project, which is implemented within annual planned events on the eve of the G20 summit (G20). This year it is chaired by India.