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Samsung sued in Russia, not by Apple this time

08/26/2011, It appears that there’s yet another lawsuit filed against Samsung, and this time it’s in Russia. Before you think that Apple is chasing Samsung with lawsuits to all corners of the globe, this is not the case here, but rather a Volga-based company,...

Space hotel to launch by 2016?

08/19/2011, Moscow is a beautiful city – and an expensive one to live in, even if you’re just a tourist. Well, Russia is not looking around for their next source of tourism income, but rather, upwards – after all, the country is hoping to construct...

Russia Federal Security Service to ban Skype, Hotmail and Gmail?

04/08/2011, In the latest case of paranoia in the government, it appears that Russia has now caught the bug. The Russian Security service has been reported to have called for a ban on Skype, Hotmail and Gmail citing those services as a possible threat to national...

MMS Malware sent out on Valentine’s Day

02/14/2011, The festive season is usually the time of year where malware is easily spread and it’s no different this time of the year – Valentine’s Day. In a recent malware outbreak in Russia, unsuspecting folk that downloaded some MMS apps found...

The R.Bot 100 lets your kids learn from home

01/25/2011, In today’s installment of robots we wished we had when we were younger, we have the R.Bot 100. The R.Bot 100 is a telepresence robot that can act as a stand in for someone who can’t be there. Users control the R.Bot 100 using a laptop or a...

Russian government planning to switch over to Linux

12/27/2010, While all the operating system news nowadays seems to center around iOS, Windows, Chrome OS, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Mac OS, let’s not forget that Linux still plays a very important part in the tech world and is the basis for many operating systems...

Russia Is Developing Its Own Dual-screen 4G Smartphone

09/16/2010, A video exchange between the Russian President Dmitri Medvedev and state technology official Sergei Chemezov has surfaced, apparently discussing the country’s first ever domestically-developed 4G phone. If you check out the video (after the jump),...

Chocolate HTC Hero Being Sent As Gifts In Russia

02/08/2010, If you’re in Russia, you might be lucky enough to receive a gift from HTC – a HTC Hero. The only downside of this wonderful gift is that it’s wholly made out of chocolate, and thus, isn’t a functional phone. It’s obviously a...