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RAMBLER & CO WILL FOCUS ON MOBILE AND VIDEO ADVERTISING
Media Holding has announced new strategy.  ...
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16 October 2014
CISCO AND KAZAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY (KFU) HAVE OPENED AN INNOVATIONAL CENTER OF APPLIED SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENTS
Innovational center has been opened on Tuesday by one of the largest in the world IT Companies Cisco based on the High School IT and Informational Systems KFU, announced the Tatarstan authorities.  ...
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8 October 2014
YANDEX.MASTER OR MASTER FOR AN HOUR?
Two weeks ago we have launched mobile app MasterForAnHour, and Yandex has launched similar service afterwards – Yandex.Master. We, obviously, cannot compete with such giant, but we are lucky to have such competitor. First of all, because there is a difference between two services, which will help us to become #2 on the market. The key distinguishing feature – our service can be used di...
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29 September 2014
VIMPELCOM WILL TRANSIT TRADES ON THE OTHER SIDE
Vimpelcom is planning to launch the pilot project for using external platforms for tenders and auctions. Operator will purchase goods and services via external platforms in 1Q2015 in all regions. Alexey Kada (Procurement Director Vimpelcom) said, “At the moment, we use our own site for tenders and auctions. But we are planning to use external platforms and will launch the pilot project in ma...
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29 September 2014
MADE IN THE INTERNET. IT HAS CHANGED THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY / ROSSIYSKAYA GAZETA
Not everyone is Steve Jobs, who can change the world, but local business changes can accomplish a lot of people and not only abroad. The Magazine General Director with experts help and vote in the internet, has made controversial, but very interesting rating of Russian Businessmen, who changed the domestic economy.  ...
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24 September 2014
MULTIFUNCTIONAL CENTER (MC) IN YOUR POCKET
Lanit Company has developed mobile app for MC users. The product is being positioned as additional channel for communication between citizen and MC, same as with portals of government services.  ...
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24 September 2014
ALENA SOSINA (UNDERPAGE): “WE OPERATE AS A DIGITAL PUBLISHING HOUSE AND AS A SERVICE WHERE YOU CAN CREATE A BOOK YOURSELF”
Head of UnderPage project Alena Sosina told about new method of literature presentation. UnderPage – service for creation and sale of interactive books.  ...
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18 September 2014
ROSTELECOM COMBINED CONTACTS IN NORTH WEST FEDERAL REGION
Rostelecom North-West has opened Unified Distribution Contact Center (UDCC) in Cherepovec – in order to provide distance services for company’s subscribers in NWFR.  ...
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9 September 2014
TRADE NETWORKS TECHNOSILA AND TECHNOSHOK ANNOUNCED THE MERGER
Two oldest Russian retail market players in home appliances sale will merge.  ...
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4 September 2014
GENERAL DIRECTOR RADUGA TV OLGA ABRAMOVA RESIGNED.
General Director of satellite operator Raduga TV Olga Abramova left the company. Abramova had said herself this to Itar-Tass, “I am not working for Dalgeocom (brand Raduga TV) anymore”.  ...
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4 September 2014
RUMOR: USMANOV’S COMPANY CAN RECEIVE FULL CONTROL OVER VKONTAKTE AND BRING BACK DUROV
Largest social network in Russia Vkontakte can be under full control of Mail.ru Group which is under control of USM Holding – Alisher Usmanov and his partners.  ...
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4 September 2014
STUDIO LEBEDEV HEADED RATING OF WEB-STUDIOUS
The project Rating Runet has presented largest segment’s players.  ...
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3 September 2014
MOVIE DIRECTOR SOKOLOVSKY HEADED SONY PICTURES
Sony Pictures Television has appointed popular Director and Producer Vadim Sokolovsky as a Head of Russian office. He will also manage Lean-M Productions company. Vadim Sokolovsky will control the produce of TV content in Russia including its development and sales.  ...
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2 September 2014
LENOVO BECAME OFFICIAL IT PARTNER OF BUSINESS SCHOOL SKOLKOVO
Skolkovo and Lenovo executed the partnership agreement. As partner, leading global PC’s manufacturer will equip business school with professional computers and will support during IT events. In terms of this agreement, partners will organize joint events aimed at education in Russia.  ...
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2 September 2014
OPERA SOFTWARE ENTERED RUSSIAN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION (RECA)
Such decision was accepted during the RECA Council voting.  ...
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2 September 2014
YANDEX BOUGHT THE DEVELOPER OF MOBILE APPS ANY VOID
Any Void has announced about its transfer to Yandex. Developers will work with mobile geo services. Terms of the deal have not been revealed.  ...
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1 September 2014
DOM.RU, RESULTS OF 1H2014 (IFRS)
Key indicator of 1H2014 – increase of business’s margin 1,5 times with 23% yearly growth rates.  ...
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1 September 2014
UKRAINIAN CONFLICT DECREASED REVENUE OF MASS MEDIA SYSTEM (MMS)
Revenues of media holding decreased for 22% vs last year and for 28% vs previous quarter. Air dates of TV series and political situation in Ukraine influenced financial results. OIBDA also decreased for 46,7% vs 1Q2014 due to the low level of the revenue.  ...
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29 August 2014
AVITO’S REVENUE IS OVER 1 BLN.RUB
Service of online ads showed 85% yearly growth. As of 2Q2014, revenue reached 1,069 bln. – increase for 85% vs 579 mln.RUB in 2013 – information was published on the web-side of Kinnevik Fund – shareholder of Avito.  ...
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28 August 2014
"Rostelecom" passed the buck
"SOGAZ" insurance group insured responsibility of the members of the Board of Directors of JSC "Rostelecom" in the exercise of their managerial duties for one year. Limit of insurance coverage is €180M. Analysts say that the market for top managers professional liability insurance will only grow in Russia.    ...
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28 August 2014
Tele2 and "Rostelecom" have lost 1.2 million subscribers during the merger proves
Tele2 and "Rostelecom" have lost 1.2 million subscribers during combining, which is 3% of theit the total base for January - March 2014. Outflow is a result of lower marketing costs, analysts say....
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28 August 2014
VIMPELCOM WILL CLOSE PART OF CALL CENTERS
Beeline goal – is to decrease the number of inquiries to call centers and offices for 55%. Operator is trying to reach digital channels services penetration till 80% of subscribers’ base.  ...
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26 August 2014
A Polish shareholder has launched Russian IT developer to Crimea
R-Style Softlab, famous for its banking systems development, opened up an outlet in Sevastopol. 70% of “Softlab’s” shares beong to Polilsh Asseco Group.  ...
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26 August 2014
Why Alexander Shulgin will be appointed the CEO of "Yandex" in Russia?
Arkady Volozh is leaving “Yandex" operational control. From September 1, the current CFO Alexander Shulgin will become the general director of the entire Russian group of companies. Volozh will focus on the development of new business models and technologies, as “Yandex” still has earned money only upon advertisements.  ...
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26 August 2014
"Mango Telecom" stretched over to Krasnoyarsk
"Mango Telecom", a cloud communication services provider, has opened a branch in Krasnoyarsk. The company is planning to occupy 50% of the Krasnoyarsk cloud services market in less than a one-year-time, reported “Mango Telekom’s” press service.  ...
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26 August 2014
“SelPO” startup shop will deliver dairy products by UAV’s (UAV: Unmanned Aerial Vihicle)
Russiann agricultural project “SelPO” has implemented an original products delivery method from the store. Heavy unmanned flying vehicles (UAV) are supposed to service the order flow....
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25 August 2014
The former Х5 Retail Group top-manager has been appointed “Armada’s” general director
An intra- corporate conflict keeps going on at “Armada” IT company. On Monday, Vitaly Podolsky has been appointed “Armada’s” general director by the decision of the board. Mr. Podolsky previously held top management positions at “X5 retail Group”, “Euroset”, and “”Hediard”.  ...
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19 August 2014
"Russian Post" offered online shops to deliver parcels all over European Russia
FGUP "POCHTA ROSSII" ("The Russian Post, Ltd.") is about to launch a new parcel delivery service from online stores in the European part of Russia, the president of the National Association of Distance Selling Alexander Ivanov said.    ...
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18 August 2014
"Rostelecom" announces  the search for SDN and NFV developer startups
"Rostelecom" has a need for startups who will be able to develop technologies in the fields of Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The company is ready to test their solutions in their R&D-center.  ...
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18 August 2014
Moscow Telephone Net cut prices on IPTV
Moscow City Telephone Network (MGTS) has reduced cut-over prices for the "Digital TV" service and also launched a new "Business" expanded package for businesses; – the MGTS’s press bureau reported last Friday.  ...
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18 August 2014
Latvian “Roamer” is going to penetrate Russia
Latvian company “Roamer” is going to spend $350 thousand for promotion of its IP-telephony mobile application in Russia. “Roamer” is going to invest this amount within a period of next one to two months, - “Roamer’s” press service reported that last Thursday.  ...
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15 August 2014
Avito.ru joint owners found a promising new niche in RuNet
Swedish investment companies Vostok Nafta and Kinnevik, joint owners of Avito.ru, found a promising new niche in RuNet: the reference service Yell.ru, launched three years ago, though still recorded in red, has recently been estimated at $24M.  ...
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15 August 2014
Potanin sells Internet assets at nearly half the price that he had paid for them
Cyprian “ProfMedia Ltd.” Has disclosed some details about last spring’s deal with SUP Media company which belongs to Alexander Mamut.  ...
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15 August 2014
MTS is not hurrying to “pass the baton”
MTS’ B2B-customers are dissatisfied with the fact that the operator has refused to transfer them on VimpelCom’s network in terms of the number portability service (Mobile Number Portability, MNP). The subscribers are considering the possibility of appeal to the Roscomnadzor, - a source close to the JSC "VimpelCom" confided to ComNews last Monday.  ...
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15 August 2014
PayPal is not frightened by the sanctions
Russians’ level of need for innovation and new technologies is one of the highest in the world. It is one of the main motivators for businesses, - considers PayPal’s chief in Russia.  ...
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12 August 2014
Abramkov got to the “center” of "Rostelecom"
Alexander Abramkov became the Vice President - Director of "Center" Macro-region branch of "Rostelecom". He took over Pavel Zaitsev’s position, who will focus on the work in the corporate center.  This was reported by "Rostelecom"’s press service on this Monday.  ...
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12 August 2014
Low technologies: why the contract with Sberbank has nearly jeopardized the entire "Krock’s" business
An artificial intelligence system, commissioned by the Ministry of Defense, fails on the eve of the transfer to the client. In order to save the game, the Sales Manager decides to imitate its successful operation. A girl-programmer, falling in love with him, is trying to help out. As a result, all the confidential information from all iPhones makes public in public access domains, finally helping ...
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12 August 2014
“Evernote’s” director: “Any business trend is interesting to us”
That’s what Rodion Nasakin, Evernote’s business development director in Russia and CIS, said in an interview to ComNews magazine.  ...
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11 August 2014
YOTA HAS SAVED MEGAFON FROM STAGNATION
Megafon published financial report for 1H2014, first among BIG 3 operators. Subscribers’ base increased in the company only because of connection of Yota users.  ...
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1 August 2014
Head of Enter Rumyantsev is appointed as Vice President Sales in Vimpelcom
The position of Vice President Sales will be under direct management of General Director of the company. Rumyantsev will also be in company’s management board. The appointment will take into force starting 1st September 2014.  ...
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30 July 2014
Megafon
Sergey Potrasov was appointed as Director for Business Development on Massive Market (Moscow office that services over 11 mln.subscribers in the region). Previously he had same position in North-West subsidiary. He will replace Natalia Spicina that left the company after 4 working years....
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30 July 2014
BAGDASARYAN IS OUT OF REACH
Dmitry Bagdasaryan (Director of fixed business and TV in MTS) left the company – top manager didn’t reach an agreement with MTS’s management about development of fixed network of the operator.  ...
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9 July 2014
NETBYNET IS BUYING A LITTLE BIT.
Megafon’s subsidiary, fixed communication operator NetByNet purchased small internet provider Aston, and launched the market in Moscow region – Serpukhov. NetByNet purchased 100% share, the amount of the deal was not revealed.  ...
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8 July 2014
MARK SHMULEVICH HAS BEEN BROUGHT BACK TO ACRONIS TEAM
Ex Deputy Minister of Communication and Mass Media in Russia Mark Shmulevich came to IT company Acronis as strategic and operational director. At the same time he became a partner in international venture fund QWave Capital. Before his duty in the Ministry he worked together with founder of Acronis....
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1 July 2014