MOSCOW, RUSSIA: A Russian television star and former priest said on Tuesday he had quit as creative director of a leading cell phone retailer after urging President Vladimir Putin to jail gays.
17 Jan 2014 06:07
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013 09:47
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's first domestically designed smartphone, the YotaPhone, was unveiled in Moscow and features an always-on second screen to differentiate it from the plethora of competitors.
5 Dec 2013 08:14
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has accused western media of overplaying the anti-gay issue that has plagued the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.
19 Aug 2013 12:09
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden revealed on Thursday (15 August) that the father of the US intelligence whistle-blower had for the first time contacted his son via the Internet in defiance of legal advice.
16 Aug 2013 07:05
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The planned visit to Russia of the father of US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden is to be kept strictly secret, with details of their meeting to be made public only after it has happened, a report said on Wednesday, 14 August.
14 Aug 2013 13:21
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Tributes poured in on Monday (29 July) for the co-founder of the Russian search engine Yandex, Ilya Segalovich, who died over the weekend from cancer. He was 48.
30 Jul 2013 06:49
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Veteran US talk show host Larry King has announced that he is joining Russia Today, a Kremlin-funded English-language TV station that primarily broadcasts Moscow's views on world affairs.
30 May 2013 10:41
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013 09:07
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab has identified 'MiniDuke', a new malicious programme designed for spying on multiple government entities and institutions across the world. The new threat actors combine sophisticated "old school" malware writing skills with newly advanced exploits in Adobe Reader to collect geopolitical intelligence from high-profile targets.
7 Mar 2013 08:50
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia Today (RT)'s footage of the Siberian meteor blast claimed to have become the most watched video of the phenomenon on YouTube. (Video)
21 Feb 2013 07:27
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has been ranked as one of the leaders in the market of endpoint security solutions by Forrester Research, Inc. Kaspersky Lab's corporate solution was placed among four "Leaders" in The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security, Q1 2013.*
18 Feb 2013 10:28
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.
2 Jan 2013 07:39
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012 08:23
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Starbucks embarks on a sneaky campaign that is sure to ruffle the feathers of its competition.
5 Dec 2012 10:26
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012 10:29
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia has put into force a new law on the Internet that allows the government to block websites with banned content, prompting fears that it will be used to suppress free speech.
5 Nov 2012 07:09
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Worldwide, the trend is moving towards high-quality cameras. New products with smartphone features are being offered and are winning an entirely new customer base. Japan, Russia, the Ukraine and Kazakhstan are posting double-digit growth on photo-products, while markets in Western Europe are characterised by increasing value creation.
25 Sep 2012 12:10
WARSAW, POLAND: Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile on Wednesday launched operations in Central Europe offering a prepaid service in Poland and aims to expand its mobile telephony presence in the region.
23 Aug 2012 12:43
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012 11:16
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.
26 Jul 2012 07:57
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia could pass a law labelling media that gets funding from abroad as "foreign agents", a report said Monday, after the parliament approved a similar bill on NGOs.
18 Jul 2012 10:31
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The Russian parliament on Wednesday voted to approve a contentious bill that activists fear will introduce Internet censorship by blacklisting sites deemed as undesirable.
13 Jul 2012 08:04
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012 12:38
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The data on most mobile devices could easily fall into the hands of cybercriminals. That's the alarming conclusion reached by Kaspersky Lab experts based on research carried out by Harris Interactive in February-March 2012.
27 Jun 2012 11:46
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / LONDON, UK: Christine Assange, mother of the WikiLeaks whistleblower, gave an exclusive interview to RT, in which she spoke about Julian Assange's legal struggles, potential political persecution by the United States, the Australian government's treatment of Assange and the risks Assange might face if he is granted political asylum by Ecuador (video).
22 Jun 2012 11:40
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Doing Business in Russia 2012 is the second report in a series analysing four areas of business regulation across 30 Russian cities - starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, and registering property.
22 Jun 2012 09:47
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: RT, an international news network, has garnered four nominations for the award in television design and marketing, the Promax/BDA Global Excellence Awards 2012.
12 Jun 2012 09:39
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012 10:44
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