Jan 18, 2019

Facebook pulls Russian-linked fake accounts

The social network removes hundreds of accounts and pages, saying they engaged in co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour.

Dec 19, 2018

Facebook's COO cites need to do more after reports of Russia meddling

Sheryl Sandberg believes the social media giant must step up its efforts to curb misinformation.

Jul 24, 2018

BRICS 2018 skills challenge launches

The BRICS economic bloc has kicked off the second BRICS Skills Challenge, which will take place in September.


Google Translate breaks language barriers at World Cup

World Cup fans from around the globe have been actively using the Google Translate app to get around language barriers in Russia.

Jan 10, 2018

Twitter, Snapchat partner with Fox Sports

The social media giants are partnering with Fox Sports to provide coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Oct 27, 2017

McAfee ends government source code reviews

The US-based cyber firm will no longer permit foreign governments to scrutinise the source code of its products.

Oct 25, 2017

Twitter to label election ads after US threat

The social media firm will create a Web site that identifies buyers, targeting demographics and total ad spend by election advertisers.

Oct 25, 2017

New cyber attacks hits Russia, other nations

Malware called "BadRabbit" hits Russia and other nations, affecting the Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight delays.

Oct 12, 2017

Russia to regulate crypto-currency market

Finance minister Anton Siluanov says Russian authorities will regulate the issuing of crypto-currencies, their mining and turnover.

Oct 12, 2017

Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 US election

The social media platform is actively working on updates and changes but doesn't want to stifle legitimate speech, says CTO Mike Schroepfer.

Oct 11, 2017

Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies

Crypto-currencies are risky and used to launder money, evade taxes and finance terrorism, says Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Sep 11, 2017

Russia to regulate Bitcoin market

The country's finance ministry wants to regulate the circulation of crypto-currencies involving Russian citizens and firms.

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