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Tech in Moscow #34

November 29, 2021, 09:37 (UTC+3)|

Top tech stories from Moscow (November 15 — 26)


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Moscow Ranked World’s 2nd Most Innovative Hub in ESG Fields

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Moscow took second place, ahead of Paris, Berlin and Barcelona, ​​in the overall standings of cities in the European ranking of the Future City ESG Innovation Index, which assesses the ability of megacities to create and promote technological solutions in the field of ecology, management and social sphere.

Moscow became the leader in the ESG Public Administration category. The authors of the rating attributed the higher education system, the introduction of innovations and a large number of acceleration programs for startups to the strengths of the city.

In particular, more than 130 thousand technology companies and over 3 thousand active start-ups are concentrated in the capital, of which more than 350 follow the principles of ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance).

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Other stories:

  • Moscow is among the Winners of Global ICT Excellence Awards 2021
  • Russia Hosts AI Journey International Conference 
  • Intelligent System for Reducing Traffic Jams Edge Vision Introduced in Moscow
  • Open Quantum Network in Moscow to be Expanded with Satellite Segment
  • Moscow Transport App to Add All the City’s Car-Sharing Services Digital Map of City’s Car-Sharing 
  • Russia Climbs to No.8 in Global Ranking of Supercomputers
  • Sberbank's Software Asset Management Project Wins SAMS Europe Award
  • Yandex Joins Unified Smart Home Standard Matter
  • Retail Chain Magnit Implements Exoskoleton by Exaurus
  • Yandex Releases the First Batch of its Own Servers
  • Cognitive Pilot, IntTerra and the Founder of iFarm Are Among Winners of the AgroCode Awards


Telecom Operators to Get a Permission for Giving Customer's Data to Third Parties

Ministry of Economic Development to Support Startups at All Stages

Regulator Considers Raising Power-Carrying Capacity of Radio Frequencies for Apple Russia

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  • Sberbank to Sell Back 36% Stake in MF Technologies to Gazprombank
  • Skyeng Plans to Buy Out 25% of Educational Platform Qmarketing Academy
  • MTS to Sell its Tower Business
  • Telemedicine Service Doctis to Enter Clinical Trials Market
  • Yadro and Nokia to Set up a Joint Venture for the Production of 4G and 5G Base Stations

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a showcase of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers

Yandex’s fastest supercomputer has 199 nodes and produces 21.53 petaflops. Located in Yandex’s data center in Sasovo, Chervonenkis has an optimized heat removing system. Ranked 19th in Top 500.

Based in Vladimir, it started operating in June 2021. It has 136 nodes and has a performance of 16.04 petaflops. Ranked 36th in Top 500.

Launched in December 2020, it has 137 nodes and produces 12.81 petaflops. Ranked 40th in Top 500.

The supercomputer is designed to train modern AI models on large datasets. Christofari Neo works closely with ML Space and Christofari platforms. The effective double-precision performance of Christofari Neo is almost 12 petaflops

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

Vyacheslav LukinCEO of Edge Vision
Viktor ZadkovDirector of Institute of Spectroscopy 
Sergey MelnikHead of Yandex's Department of Smart Devices 


Videos of panel discussions from the AI Journey 2021 Conference technology sections.

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