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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...

Stolen iPhones Appear In Russia

12/02/2009, We previously mentioned that a couple thousand of iPhones wee stolen from a Belgian warehouse. Now it seems that those stolen phones are surfacing in Russia, and considering that the iPhone 3GS hasn’t been officially released there yet, it would...

MTS Wants Kindle Exclusive

10/18/2009, With the announcement that Amazon would be selling its Kindle in more than 100 countries, MTS is apparently in talked with Amazon over a possible deal to supply the Kindle in Russia. Based on latest reports, MTS wants exclusive sales of the Kindle in...