Samsung returns to Russia? This information has been circulating on the web for some time, while Samsung does not openly deny it.
In Russia, Windows 10 and 11 are not downloadable, and the old windows have been updateable for some time. And although Microsoft has not taken an official position on this matter, we already know that this is not a bug. The company wants to completely leave Russia and leave no trace of its services in it.
Due to the ever stronger sanctions by the US, the risk of retaliation by Russia is increasing. It may not threaten America too much in economic matters, but it is not the case in cyberspace. That is why US President Joe Biden warned US business leaders to immediately strengthen the cyber defenses of their companies. These are likely to fall victim to attacks.
From now on, Russia completely bans Facebook and Instagram. This is the result of a Russian court decision that became effective immediately after its announcement. Interestingly, WhatsApp remains legal in Russia.
Google Maps gained a function that will help refugees from Ukraine. People fleeing from war-torn areas and looking for shelter will have a tool that will make it easier for them. For everything to work as it should, however, the commitment of entrepreneurs is needed.
Life on Mars – this topic ignites the imagination of not only scientists and SciFi writers, but also ordinary science enthusiasts for many years. This year, the ExoMars mission was to be sent to the red planet to search for its traces. It did because the European Space Agency (ESA) gave it up. All because the entire project was based on cooperation between Europe and Russia.
Ukrainian officials, and more specifically ICANN’s representative for Ukraine, Andriy Nabok, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Digital Transformation, Mykhail Fedorov, submitted an application to ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) and to Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Center (RIPE NCC) to block the most popular Russian domains, i.e. .ru, .рф and .su.
It’s getting harder and harder to be Russian, to live in Russia and to cope. Not for nothing, but external sanctions and the large number of companies that have severed ties with Putin’s country are multiplying day by day. The number of entities that either withdraw from Russia, refuse to do business with Russians or seize Russian finances abroad is approaching 100 companies.