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Tech in Moscow #30

October 5, 2021, 12:35 (UTC+3)|

Top tech stories from Moscow from September 20 to October 1


Main news about Moscow's projects, developers, technologies

Moscow Hosts ICPC World Championship 2021 Finals

Source: ICPC

From October 1 to October 6, 2021, for the first time, Moscow holds the finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).

More than 60,000 student programmers from more than 3,000 universities from up to 115 countries participate in qualifying rounds each year, and only the best of them reach the finals.

The upcoming final will feature 100 teams with 15 from Russian teams, including five from Moscow. These are students of MIPT, Lomonosov Moscow State University, HSE, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, and Moscow Aviation Institute.

The current champion is the Moscow team, which won two consecutive years. Last year, due to the pandemic, the final was not held, and in 2019 it was held in Porto (Portugal), 10 Russian teams took part in it, including three from Moscow.

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Other stories:

  • Face Pay Implemented on All Moscow Metro Stations
  • Skoltech Joins the International Consortium 3GPP
  • Research Institute of Radio to Conduct a Study of 5G and 6G Implementation in Russia
  • Yandex to Enter German Market with Cloud Service
  • BelkaCar Heads for Business Expansion
  • NTI to Test Computer Vision System for Autonomous Vehicles by the End of 2021
  • Tinkoff Bank Tests Neural Network on Customer Behavior Using  Smartphones
  • Russian Post to Use Blockchain for Logistics
  • Moscow-Based Fintech TalkBank Included in World’s Top 100 Companies Using AI


Ministry of Transport Presents a Bill Defining the Legal Obligations of Taxi Aggregators

Telecoms and the Ministry of Digital Development Developing a Standard for Smart Homes

The Central Bank Binds Banks to Implement FPS for Individual Payments with QR Codes

Ministry of Economic Development Names the Key Criteria for the Development of Ecosystems

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  • Group Sees AliExpress Russia Going Public in 2022
  • Sberbank Announces a Possible IPO of Samokat and Delivery Club in 2022–2023
  • Softline to Conduct a Double Listing to Raise $500 Million
  • Startup Brandquad Raises 2.5 Million Euros for R&D Center
  • Group Invests Over $82 Million in Game Development in Four Years and Buys Mamboo Games


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

  • JUST AI: Conversational AI market in Russia 2020-2025 →

Comprehensive research and a forecast of Russian conversational AI market through 2025.

  • NAFI: Attitude of Russians to biometric authentication methods →

The awareness and perception of authentication using biometric data.

  • TELECOMDAILY: Russian market for legal online video services. The first half of 2021 →

Financial results of Russian video streaming services.

The study presents an ecosystem of more than 1300 services.

More analytics →


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

Vladimir Urbansky, Director for Digital Products of the Russian Post | Facebook

Dmitry Lakontsev, Head of NTI Center of Excellence in Wireless and IoT в Skoltech | Facebook

Elena Muradova, Managing Partner at BelkaCar| Facebook

Philipp Denisov, Co-Founder and CEO of Brandquad | Facebook

Mikhail Popov, Founder and CEO of TalkBank | LinkedIn


Video from the Opening Ceremony of the International Collegiate Programming Contest In Moscow held on October 1-6, 2021.

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