USA restricted semiconductor exports to China

The USA imposed new export restrictions on semiconductors and chip-manufacturing equipment that are used by dozens of Chinese companies. These are probably the broadest export controls issued in the last 10 years, experts said.


European Council agreed upon a draft regulation for cryptocurrency in the European Union

The European Council agreed upon the text of the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) proposal—a draft regulation for cryptocurrency in the European Union, according to The Block.


Results of the final day of the RIGF 2022

The 12th edition of the Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2022) concluded. On its second and final day, participants discussed the future of EdTech, cybersecurity in the field of critical infrastructure protection, risks facing children and teenagers in the digital environment, and the role youth play in Internet governance.


Results of the first day of the RIGF 2022

The first day of the 12th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2022) concluded. Forum speakers and participants had enough time to discuss several interesting topics, including the use of artificial intelligence in online technologies and ethical aspects of the problem, fight against destructive content, ecosystem regulation, and preparation of the Global Digital Compact.


RIGF 2022 starts on September 28

The 12th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2022) will take place on September 28–29, 2022, in an online format.


Yandex to build its largest data center in Russia

Yandex is going to build a new data center in Kaluga. Vacancies for a technical lead, project manager, logistics specialist, and IT professionals are already published.


Culture and digitalization: New ways to preserve the heritage of humanity

On September 15, 2022, the Center for Global IT-Cooperation (CGITC) held the roundtable “Cultural Heritage as a Focus Area for Digitalization: Preservation and Popularization of the Heritage of Humanity” at the ZIL Cultural Center. The event took place under the aegis of the Year of Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia.


Moscow Accelerator recognized as best program at Global Business Outlook awards

Moscow Accelerator, a program developed by Moscow Government, was recognized as Best Accelerator Program of 2022 at Global Business Outlook awards.