China benefiting from western smartphone sanctions in Russia
Published in Mobiles

Market share jumped

China's market share in the Russian smartphone market jumped significantly in May as Western manufacturers paused new sales in in Tsar Putin’s kingdom.

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 09 June 2022 11:43

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban

New sanctions

The European Union is working on a possible ban on the provision of cloud services to Russia as part of new sanctions against the Kremlin for the invasion of Ukraine.

Israeli used Indian hackers to spy for Russian oligarchs
Published in News

Industrial espionage

An Israeli private investigator currently behind bars in the US used Indian hackers to conduct surveillance operations for ultra-wealthy Russians, a court has been told.

Russia mulls joining cryptocurrency scheme
Published in News

I love the smell of ponzi in the morning

Tsar Putin is mulling over allowing cryptocurrency to be used for international payments.

Russian mobile operators start flogging cheap and older communications tech
Published in News

Avoiding inflation

Russia's biggest mobile operator MTS has started selling discounted and used smartphones, offering Russian consumers cheaper alternatives as inflation bites and Western brands suspend shipments.

Russia looks to China to replace Intel and AMD
Published in News

Match the Chinese tires on our military trucks

Tsar Putin has decided he does not need Intel and AMD when he can use Chinese chips which are just as fast and reliable as those decadent western chips, which are probably made by homosexuals.

Google goes bankrupt
Published in News
Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:48

Google goes bankrupt

At least in Russia

Google is going to file for bankruptcy in Russia, although to be fair was only after Tsar Putin seized the company’s bank account and did a “special operation” on its funds.

Russian fighter pilots bring their own GPS devices
Published in Transportation

Inbuilt navigation systems are so bad

Russian fighter pilots are so fed up with the GPS devices that come with their super expensive jets that there are bringing their own to work and sticking them to the plane dashboards.

Siemens pulled out of Russia
Published in News
Friday, 13 May 2022 12:36

Siemens pulled out of Russia

$630 million leaks from its bottom line

After 170 years, Siemens will quit the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it said, and taken a 600 million euro ($630 million) hit to its business during the second quarter.

Ukrainian hacktivists hit Putin where it really hurts
Published in News

Cut off Russian vodka supply

Ukrainian hacktivists have disrupted alcohol shipments in Russia after committing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a critical online portal.