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Steve Jobs To Be Immortalized In The Tech Capital Of Russia Steve Jobs To Be Immortalized In The Tech Capital Of Russia
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Regardless of what you think of the Apple co-founder, a lot of people have mountains of respect for Steve Jobs. When he passed away last year, people showed their respect in a variety of ways. Budapest went the strange route …

Russian Developer Hacks iOS To Get Free In-App Content Russian Developer Hacks iOS To Get Free In-App Content
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Piracy isn’t that big of a problem on iOS. The amount of work required to circumvent the App Store and get free stuff just doesn’t seem worth it when most apps give you a way of obtaining in-game content through …

Hackers Break Into Banks And Steal 60 Million Euros Hackers Break Into Banks And Steal 60 Million Euros

McAfee and Guardian Analytics released a joint report today saying that more than 60 firms have suffered from what it has called an “insider level of understanding.” The automated malicious software program was discovered and it was designed to use …

Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million

SInce the dawn of human space flight, I would highly doubt that there is a single human that hasn’t at least once in their life looked at the moon and thought, “I’d love to go there.” With new advances in …

Move Over Planes, Trains Are Making A Comeback Move Over Planes, Trains Are Making A Comeback
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I am absolutely terrified of planes. The idea of being hurtled through the air at hundreds of miles per hour in a giant steel coffin does not sit well with me. That’s why I’m all for trains making a comeback …

Angry Birds Credit Cards Coming Soon…..To Russia

What is left for Rovio to do after having their Angry Birds games downloaded over 1 billion times? Get into a partnership with a Russian bank to have an Angry Birds credit card of course. According to the Moscow News, …

NATO Missile Defense Shield Is Up And Running

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced at its Chicago, Illinois conference that it’s long awaited missile defense shield is up and running for the first time. What it is being used for is the real question. The allies …

Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent
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You’re not misreading that headline, there is a new company called “Pirate Pay.” It’s not some kind of illegal service that offers to pay people for the amount of content they pirate, but rather aims to kill piracy on the …

Anonymous Takes Down Kremlin Web Site As Part Of #OpDefiance Anonymous Takes Down Kremlin Web Site As Part Of #OpDefiance
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If you follow world politics, you may have heard that Vladimir Putin is back in charge as president of Russia. The former president turned prime minister turned president again has caused quite a bit of stir within the country with …

Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts

In another instance of cyber fraud relating to Russia, a Russian national has just been charged in the U.S. for gaining illegal access brokerage accounts, and secretly making odd trades, to the benefit of the criminal ring he was working …

Teen Tries to Blackmail Russian Billionaire Teen Tries to Blackmail Russian Billionaire

A Russian SWAT team recently stormed the house where a 17-year-old student who was living with his mom, to grab his laptop, after linking the computer to repeated murder-for-hire related extortion attempts. The teen had allegedly attempted to blackmail Russian …

Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content

Russia has established itself as a bit of a haven for cybercrime. One can quite easily buy illegal web traffic from vendors in that country, and some have recently speculated that the only reason the creators of the Carberp Trojan …

Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service

Yandex dominates the search market in Russia, garnering 60+% of all searches in the country. In Februrary, they launched new social features for search, nabbing Twitter access. And just last month, the company was added to the NASDAQ Internet Index. …

Russian Police Arrest 8 in Carberp Trojan Case

Russian authorities have arrested eight men suspected of using the Carberp Trojan and other malware, to make millions through electronic banking fraud. The men arrested are suspected of being members of a Moscow-based gang that was going after the bank …

Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books
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A Moscow regional court has upheld a lower court decision to ban books regarding Scientology, after it was declared to be extremist literature. The ruling confirms that the publication and distribution of books written from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard …

Russia Is Sending A Man To The Moon Russia Is Sending A Man To The Moon

Russia is sending a man to the moon after it has been fairly non-existent in the space program. They have taken a back seat ever since the United States sent a man to the moon in July of 1969. When …

Helvetica Use On Twitter Nearly Leads To Row Between U.S., Russia Helvetica Use On Twitter Nearly Leads To Row Between U.S., Russia

The comedic art of Twitter parody accounts is reliably known to have only a few rules: be funny, be crass, and – this according to Twitter – be obvious about being a parody. Regarding that last rule, the most one …

Jay-Z Faces Competition From Rapping Russian Billionaire Jay-Z Faces Competition From Rapping Russian Billionaire
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According to recent estimates, Mikhail Prokhorov is the third richest man from Russia and the 32nd richest man in the entire world. But all the money in the world can’t buy you rap skills. The Russian billionaire has gone viral …

Russian Web Ad Spending Overtakes Print Russian Web Ad Spending Overtakes Print

Online advertising expenditures were up 56% in Russia in 2011, overtaking print ads for the first time. The internet presently accounts for 16% of ad spending in Russia, still a far cry from TV ad dominance. Web ads in the …

Google Street View Comes To Russia, Captures Period Actors At Peterhof Google Street View Comes To Russia, Captures Period Actors At Peterhof
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Здравствуйте, Google Street View! Yesterday Google announced the addition of two Russian cities, St. Petersburg and Moscow, to the Street View experience via their Lat Long Blog. As vast as Russia is, it’s my hope that Street View will continue …

Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry? Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry?

Yandex, the Russian search engine giant, announced a new social networking search program. The announcement doesn’t mention Twitter specifically, but Search Engine Land is reporting that the search engine has made a deal with Twitter to gain access to the …