Russia will spend $ 47 billion on information and communication technologies this year

This is the largest in Central and Eastern Europe, and who is in second place?
According to the latest IDC forecast, spending on information and communication technologies in Central and Eastern Europe this year will increase by 3.1% compared to last year. This figure is lower than last year. In 2019, this market grew by 4.0% compared to 2018. Analysts explain the slowdown in growth as a general slowdown in the economy and a more rational approach to spending – both in the corporate and consumer segments.

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The first project in the field of quantum computing in chemistry has been launched in Russia

Nissan and the Quantum Machine Learning Project of the Russian Quantum Center (RCC) have announced the launch of a joint science and technology project. The project relates to the field of application of quantum computing for modeling chemical compounds. Partners expect to create new methods for modeling quantum systems and test them using existing quantum processors. Note that this is one of the first commercial projects in the field of quantum computing in Russia and the first project of its kind in the field of quantum chemistry. Interestingly, the parties did not disclose the timing and financial side of the project.

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Russian collider helped discover a new particle

Researchers at the Institute of Nuclear Physics SB RAS announced the discovery of a new type of particle. The discovery was made using the VEPP-2000 collider, located in the same scientific institution. According to experts, the study of this particle will contribute to the emergence of new physics that goes beyond the established model of the universe.

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Apple, Samsung and others do not want to be held responsible for Russian software pre-installed on their devices under the “law against Apple”

Responsibility is proposed to shift to developers.
A couple of days ago, we reported that the State Duma believed that Apple would not leave the Russian market because of the “law against Apple.” And while this question remains open, the Association of trading companies and manufacturers of electrical and computer equipment RATEK, which includes Google, Apple, Samsung, Intel and many others, warned the government that the forced preinstallation of a particular software could lead to problems with stability of the devices.

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