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Tech in Moscow #18 (14 - 20 December 2020)

December 21, 2020|
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The weekly observer of Moscow's tech stories


MARKET IN BRIEF

main news about Moscow's projects, developers and technologies

  • Moscow Metro launched a service for instant fare payment in partnership with VTB, Google and Mastercard
  • Beeline and Nokia will jointly implement Open RAN concept, which will accelerate the deployment of 5G networks
  • VTB and MTS completed a deal to issue a bank guarantee using the Masterchain blockchain platform (Card of Masterchain)
  • YouDrive and Citymobil will combine technologies and resources to develop IT infrastructure (Cards of Youdrive and Citymobil
  • Russian retailer Magnit has launched its Magnit Pay payment service and will create a super app

GOV AGENDA

A list of AI solutions that will be implemented in Russian ministries in 2023-2024 has been formed by The Ministry of Digital Development

An inventory of IT resources of Russian government agencies will be conducted until April 2021

More news →


INVESTMENT DEALS

  • Softline acquires 63.38% of the German IT company Softline AG 
  • Mamba dating service enters the Italian and German markets (Card of Mamba)
  • VTB is ready to transfer 50% shares of the capital's bicycle rental operator CityBike to the Moscow city free of charge

ANALYTICS AND INSIGHTS

researches, monitorings, reports and other analytics of Moscow and Russian IT market

  • IDC: external storage systems for a total amount of $129.72 million were delivered to the Russian market in Q3 2020 →
  • Kaspersky Lab: more than 1.66 million unique malicious files were detected spread under the guise of messengers and online conference applications during COVID-19 pandemic →

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FROM MOSCOW

a showcase of some e-payment solutions 

QIWI wallet

Electronic payment system

Yandex.Checkout

Online payment service for business

Briskly pay

Contactless payment service

1C-SIM

Personal electronic signature tool

More solutions  →


KEY ACTORS IN IT

discover people who stand behind the innovative companies and projects in Moscow

Aleksey Sergeev, Deputy Vice President of Mail.ru Group, Head of the B2B direction of Citymobil | Facebook | LinkedIn.

Boris Golikov, Founder of YouDrive | Facebook | LinkedIn

Sergey Chernovolenko, CEO of Softline | Facebook | LinkedIn

Andrey Bronetskiy, CEO of Mamba | LinkedIn


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ICT.Moscow team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Next issue of the Tech in Moscow newsletter will be available on January 18th. 

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