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The Russian anti-monopoly regulator has asked US-based Internet search giant Google to make some changes to its Android practices in the country.

In September, the Russian anti-monopoly regulator had found that Google is guilty of abusing its dominant Android market position in the... read more

Russia’s FAS announces case against Google’s Android OS after complaint by Yandex

Russia’s anti-trust ruling body – the Federal Antimonopoly System (FAS) - has announced a case against Google's Android mobile operating system, after receiving a complaint from Yandex that Google has been abusing dominance in some of its services offered in the country.

However, no... read more

Gennady Padalka sets New Record for spending Highest Number of Days into Orbit

Veteran Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka has surpassed countryman Sergey Krikalev's record of spending 803 days, 9 hours and 39 minutes of cumulative time in space. Padalka spent more than three months of time during his fifth trip into the orbit.

Time spent by Padalka is equal to more... read more

Russian official calls for investigation of 1969 and 1972 moon landings

A Russian official, who raised alarm over a FIFA corruption investigation led by the US, is now demanding that global powers should investigate the 1969 and 1972 moon landings.

According to The Daily Mail, Vladimir Markin, who is a spokesman for the Russian government’s Investigative... read more

Kaspersky Lab reports Iran Nuclear Talks Venues being Hacked by Duqu Malware

Privacy seems to have become a luxury which is bestowed on very few. Unluckily, the international talks on Iran's nuclear programme was not one of those few, as the Russian computer security company, Kaspersky lab has reported the use of a computer virus to hack into the venues which hosted... read more

Russian Proton-M rocket carrying Mexican Communication Satellite Crashes

On Saturday morning, a Russian Proton-M rocket was launched from the Baikonur launch pad in Kazakhstan. Soon after its launch, the rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and crashed in Siberia.

Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency, said that owing to malfunctioning, the... read more

Apple’s latest developer beta for iOS 8.3 expands Siri support to more languages

Technology major Apple’s latest developer beta for iOS 8.3 includes support for more languages with Apple’s Siri voice-controlled digital assistant.

According to reports, Siri will support a total of seven more languages in the latest developer beta for iOS 8.3. These languages include... read more

Cybercriminal Crew Anunak or Carbanak Might Have Made Nearly $1 Billion from Hacking

Russian security solutions firm Kaspersky reported that the hackers crew that breached Staples data last year appears to have robbed far more banks than initially thought.

The report estimates that the crew last year stole data of nearly 1.16 million payment cards and some other private... read more

S&P downgrades Russian Sovereign credit rating to Junk

S&P has downgraded Russia's sovereign credit rating to junk due to oil price decline and sanctions on the country. For the first time in a decade, Russian credit rating has gone below investment grade. This could mean further decline in rouble and higher cost of imports.

The S&P... read more

U.S. and Russian astronauts to go on one-year space mission

In another U.S.-Russia joint space mission, American Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend a year on the International Space Station (ISS) starting in March this year, NASA has confirmed.

During their one-year stay in space, Kelly and Kornienko will... read more

Soyuz rocket puts communication satellite into orbit for Russian military

A communication satellite for the Russian military has been put into orbit by a Soyuz rocket, according to the Defense Ministry. It was launched on Thursday morning from the Plesetsk Military Cosmodrome in Russia's northern Arkhangelsk Region. The spacecraft set up a radio link with the mission... read more

UK’s ICO: Russia-based hacking website spies webcams worldwide

On Thursday, the UK's data protection watchdog - The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) - warned that thousands of webcams across the world are being spied by a Russian hacking website.

The website which allegedly spies on webcams shows hacked live feeds from thousands of homes and... read more

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