25 Jun, 2019

News digest for 06/24/2019

Chinese authorities have expressed hope for a compromise in the trade war with the United States.

There are discussions between Chinese and American authorities on the eve of a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Osaka.

“There will be a compromise on both sides. It will be a two-way street, ”said Van Shouwen. The Deputy Minister of Commerce of China noted that the principles of China in trade negotiations remain the same – “mutual respect, equal treatment of each other, mutually beneficial results, joint work and respect for the rules of the World Trade Organization”.

Russia is preparing for a third world war.

Such a conclusion, based on information about modernization in the Russian troops, was made by military experts from the People’s Republic of China. Chinese military experts, in particular, drew attention to the news about the modernization of the IL-80, created on the basis of the IL-86.

We are talking about the IL-80, which is a flying command post for the top leadership of the state. It is believed that in the event of a nuclear war, such aircraft will house flying command posts, from which troops will be controlled.

“In Russia, it’s not just that they have begun to modernize these aircraft – it’s obvious that the Russian army is preparing for a big war that will be waged with the use of nuclear weapons,” said Fu Qianshao, an expert with Sina.

Rest in the Crimea is more expensive than abroad

Experts of the tourist search engine Aviasales.ru ahhh! we found out the cost of a week’s stay in a budget hotel with a flight from Moscow and back for two people. In Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Georgia vacation will cost from 32 thousand to 47 thousand rubles.

The cheapest was to rest in Antalya — 31.8 thousand rubles. Air travel in both directions costs an average of 22 thousand rubles, and a week in a three-star hotel costs from 9,5 thousand rubles. This is almost half the cost of a trip to the Crimea. There is a minimum budget vacation for two costs 53 thousand rubles.

The state Duma commented on the lack of budget places in universities

The newspaper “Izvestia”, referring to the report of the government to the Federal Assembly on the policy in the field of education reported that by 2024 the number of budget places will be reduced by 17%.

In fact, the number of budget places will not be reduced. To prevent this from happening, it is necessary to change the formula of the Law on education, according to which there should be 800 budget places in universities for 10 thousand young people aged 17 to 30 years. — Vyacheslav Nikonov, head of the state Duma Committee on education and science Vyacheslav Nikonov

The official added that now the demography is growing, so the number of graduates is growing.

The state Duma proposed to abolish fines for tinting car Windows

Deputies of the state Duma from the liberal democratic party submitted to the lower house of the Parliament a bill to cancel the fines for tinted glass on the vehicle, reported the press service of one of the sponsors of the head of the Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov.

Employees of the closed plant “Ford” will go to a rally in St. Petersburg

In St. Petersburg on Lenin square rally for the preservation of jobs want to arrange workers Vsevolozhsk Ford plant. The action is to be held at noon on June 29.
The court in Primorye fined the company-catcher killer whales

Frunzensky district court of Vladivostok decided to fine the company “Afalina” for catching killer whales and Beluga whales. It is reported by RIA “Novosti”. As noted, the court found the company guilty of violating the rules of fishing when catching animals.

Carriers demanded the blocking of BlaBlaCar in Russia

The arbitration court of Moscow accepted the claim from the carrier company “TRANS Line”, in which the company requires to ban the online service BlaBlaCar in Russia.

In Russia will reduce the reporting burden for school teachers

For school teachers in Russia want to leave four reporting documents — the working program on subjects, regularly-thematic planning, an electronic journal and an electronic diary, said the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva, RIA “Novosti”.

Japanese workshop on the Russian cities with population exceeding one million

The Japanese national tourism organization (JNTO) with the support of the Russian Union of tourism industry (PCT) starts a series of workshops in Russian cities of millions. The nearest one will be held on June 25 in Kazan. In may, a Memorandum of cooperation between the PCT and JNTO was signed in Tokyo.

Budget spending on subsidised medicines has risen by 39%

For the first quarter of this year, Russia allocated 39% more funds for the purchase of concessional drugs than for the same period in 2018, according to DSM Group analysts, Izvestia reports. It is noted that from the Federal budget under the program ONLS spent more than 13 billion rubles.

In the Tver region in the center of social services were given to pensioners expired drugs

In the Department for the elderly and disabled of the inpatient Department of the “Complex social service center” in Sonkovo violated the conditions of storage of drugs, and also used drugs with expired shelf life (for example, until 2017). The Prosecutor’s office opened a case on an administrative offense under part 3 of article 19.20 of the administrative Code. The case was considered by a justice of the peace, the guilty person was brought to administrative responsibility in the form of a fine of 20 thousand rubles.

Russia has increased the cost of flight on the “Union” for NASA astronauts

According to the document, in 2015 NASA paid under the contract with Roscosmos about 82 million dollars for one place on Soyuz. Now, according to representatives of the program of commercial manned flights, the price increased by five percent, in accordance with inflation. In this case, a specific amount is not called.

In Penza destroyed roads, renovated to the 350th anniversary of the city

The Minister of construction and road economy of the region Alexander Grishaev reported that the roads that were repaired for the anniversary of the regional center have already become unusable.

By the 350th anniversary of Penza, which was celebrated in 2013, the city was renovated and built 19.5 km of roads. The project included upgrading of 14 objects. The total cost of the work amounted to 6 billion 147 million rubles. Three cash flows were allocated for large-scale reconstruction: from the Federal (4.2 billion), regional (0.6 billion) and city (1.3 billion) budgets. All construction works were supervised by the regional authorities.

In Osaka during the G20 summit will prohibit the use of urns

The meeting of the leaders of the “Big twenty” will be held on June 28-29, the Japanese authorities of Osaka during the G20 summit will prohibit the use of garbage containers and storage chambers, the railway company JR West reports.

Scientists have identified a harmful dose of alcohol

As stated in a press release published on MedicalXpress, the study focused on the effects of low alcohol doses that did not exceed the limit allowed for driving. After drinking small doses of alcohol, the subjects were confident that they were in control of the situation, but in fact it was not so. According to researchers, even the use of half a liter of beer was enough to weaken the sense of will.

“This has important implications for the legal and social responsibility of drivers,” the authors say.

New runway at the airport of Blagoveshchensk will offer to build Chinese companies

In the Amur region, Chinese investors are studying promising areas of cooperation in the field of transport. One of the projects where the participation of foreign companies is possible under certain conditions is the construction of a new runway at the airport of Blagoveshchensk.

More than 90% of reservoirs in Rostov were not suitable for swimming

In Rostov-on-don, 93% of water samples taken from local water bodies did not meet hygienic requirements, the regional Department of Rospotrebnadzor said. The samples did not meet the standards for sanitary-indicative microorganisms.

The election Committee refused to hold a referendum on the temple in the Park

Earlier the initiative group of citizens together with representatives of Navalny’s staff in Yekaterinburg offered to hold a referendum on two similar questions — about capital construction in the square at drama Theater and in parks of the city and area, but the city Duma refused it. During the week in Yekaterinburg there were protests against the construction of the Church of St. Catherine in the square near the drama Theater.

Employees of large banks were forbidden to take pictures of computer screens

“Opening” prohibits employees to take photos and video screens of monitors, service documents, presentations and customer data, as well as to conduct audio recording of service negotiations on personal mobile devices (smartphones, phones, tablets, etc.) and other equipment, told RBC Director of the Department of information security “FC Opening” Vladimir Zhuravlev

“Izvestia” named three main ways of data leakage of Russians

As noted by the head of Analytics and special projects InfoWatch Andrey Arsentyev, there are three key types of such fraud. Attackers get loans according to third parties, carry out illegal access to services and sell information under the order.

According to the publication, almost 50% of leaks are due to theft or loss of paper documents. In addition, personal data come out because of the actions of employees of companies and government agencies. A relatively small proportion compared to the rest of the species are cybercriminals.

The Ministry of agriculture approved the minimum retail prices for wine drinks

“The Ministry of agriculture supports the initiative of the Russian government to introduce a minimum retail price for wine drinks and is ready to work out it in detail with interested departments, public organizations and representatives of the industry,” the press service of the Ministry said.

In Russia, the number of registered self-employed has increased

The Federal tax service (FTS) said that the number of registered self-employed in Russia for six months reached 110 thousand As explained to “Izvestia” in the Department, banks have already begun an active struggle for this category of citizens.

Europe began to abandon the Russian coal

Prices for Russian coal in Europe have fallen to their lowest levels in the last three years, writes the family owned by Demyan Kudryavtsev newspaper Vedomosti. According to the publication, the cost of a ton of Russian coal with delivery in Riga is 47 dollars. This is the lowest figure since June of 2016.

The number of crisis cities is growing from Russia.

In this regard, the government has prepared a draft state program for the development of single-industry towns for 2019-2024, the cost of its implementation for six years will amount to 57.3 billion rubles.

In Russia, 319 single-industry towns are now registered, they are located on the territory of 61 Russian regions. Most monotowns in Kemerovo (24), Sverdlovsk (17) and Chelyabinsk (16) regions. In the order of 2014, the government ranked 75 cities as the most critical, now their number has increased by a quarter.

According to Rosstat, by the beginning of 2018 in single-industry towns lived more than 13.5 million people, or 9.2% of the population of Russia. Every third of them is a resident of the “crisis” monotown.

In Russia, the number of bankruptcies in seven years has increased by almost half

The number of company bankruptcies in Russia is steadily increasing regardless of the economic situation. The number of legal entities in bankruptcy proceedings increased by 41.5% in seven years, from 25,855 to 36,596, from 2012 to 2018.

The increase in the number of bankruptcies is mainly not due to economic reasons, said Deputy head of the Federal tax service Konstantin Chekmyshev.

“It is the affected debtors in Russia within 10% — those who went bankrupt because of the wrong business model and other objective circumstances. Basically, we see that companies are deliberately going to bankruptcy to write off the debt»

Business representatives note the absence of a real reduction in the fiscal burden on business. Non-payment of individual enterprises entails a chain of default of their counterparties.

The share of rehabilitation procedures introduced by courts is only 1.2%.

“KAMAZ” again lowered the forecast-2019 on the market of heavy trucks in Russia

“KAMAZ” again lowered the forecast for the market of heavy trucks (14-40 tons) in Russia for 2019 – this time from 58 thousand to a maximum of 52 thousand pieces, Deputy head of the company Sergey Afanasyev said at a press conference of the Association of Russian automakers.

Kazakhstan plans to increase oil production by 16%

Kazakhstan plans to increase oil production from the current 90 million tons to 104-105 million tons per year in the coming years. This was announced by the Minister of energy Kanat Bozumbayev during the Forum of future leaders. In 2018, Kazakhstan produced 90.3 million tons of oil.

Carrefour sold its business in China

French supermarket chain Carrefour Group announced on Sunday the sale of 80% in Carrefour China to local retailer Suning.com ahhh! Under the terms of the transaction, the Chinese company will pay €620 million in cash. Thus, the entire Carrefour business in China, including debts, was estimated at €1.4 billion.

The Ministry of education proposed to select patents for drugs for export

The Ministry of science and higher education has proposed to introduce into the legislation the possibility of compulsory licensing for the export of patented drugs. This follows from the amendments to the Civil code posted on June 19 on the Federal portal of draft normative legal acts.

Aliexpress opened to Russian sellers

On the Chinese online platform AliExpress for the first time there will be products from Russian small and medium-sized businesses. While sellers will be able to trade only within the country, in the future AliExpress plans to bring them abroad. Requirements for Russian participants will be minimal, without restrictions on turnover, service or delivery, the company says. Since the beginning of 2019, AliExpress already connects sellers from Italy, Spain and Turkey.

GAZ group predicts a decline in the LCV market in Russia in 2019 by 12%

“GAZ group” predicts a decline in the market of light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia in 2019 by 12%, up to 93 thousand pieces, said at a press conference of the Association of Russian automakers Director of sales and marketing of the division of passenger commercial vehicles “GAZ group” Oleg Markov

Russian Standard: in the first half of the year, the number of P2P transfers increased by 66%

In the first half of 2019, the number of transfers from card to card (P2P-transfers) increased by 66%, and the total amount increased by more than 25%, the press service of the Bank reports.Russian Standard Bank.

It is very difficult to compete with falsification

In an interview with the Agency “Prime” General Director of Kizlyar brandy company Evgeny Druzhinin said that Russian producers of cognac develop foreign markets, but at home they have to compete with counterfeit products, the share of which, according to expert estimates, already exceeds 30%.

33.5 billion rubles for a single leasing subsidy

The Ministry of industry and trade plans to launch a single leasing subsidy in 2020. The Agency wants to replace this subsidy with 10 sectoral support measures. In total, 33.5 billion rubles will be allocated for the subsidy in the next three years.

The rating of countries on the availability of electricity

Russia ranks 12th among European countries in terms of electricity availability in the first half of 2019. Russian citizens on the average salary can buy about 12 thousand kilowatt-hours. In the first place in the list is Liechtenstein, whose residents can buy more than 31 thousand kilowatt-hours for an average salary. Moldova was in last place in terms of availability of electricity. Citizens of the Republic can afford no more than 3 thousand kilowatt-hours per month.

Russia ranks third in the cost of electricity, behind Kazakhstan and Ukraine. The average cost of electricity for Russians was 3.4 rubles per kilowatt-hour. And most of all pay for electricity residents of Denmark – 22.9 rubles per kilowatt-hour. In addition to it, the three countries with the most expensive electricity went to Germany and Belgium.

Growth of overdue mortgage debt in Russia

The total portfolio of overdue mortgage loans of Russians for the year increased by 35% and as of April 30 reached 80 billion rubles against 59 billion on the same date last year, according to a study by the credit Bureau “Equifax”, which is available to RIA Novosti.

Russian banks are switching to lending to schoolchildren

As it became known to Kommersant, recently Tinkoff Bank issued a credit card with a limit of 125 thousand rubles… to a schoolboy! This kind of “gift”, according to the mother of 18-year-old boy, was made to him exactly on the eve of the exam. The Bank explained such generosity by technical failures and shortcomings, assuring that in assessing the solvency of borrowers using “multi-factor scoring model and a number of other tools.”

However, apparently, in their explanations, the bankers are evil. According to experts, yesterday’s teenagers can be profitable customers for banks. After all, in fact, the entire burden of spending on a teenage credit card, in which case, will fall on the shoulders of parents. From the point of view of the law, an adult borrower can be independently liable for the obligations assumed. However, bankers clearly take advantage of the ardor of adolescents, multiplied by financial illiteracy.

Gref admitted toughening of conditions for granting consumer credits

Russia may tighten regulatory restrictions on the issuance of consumer loans, but there will be no ban on their issuance, said the head of Sberbank German Gref.

Dollar deposits of residents of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region increased 2.5 times

For the year from June 1, 2018 to June 1, 2019, the share of deposits in dollars in the portfolio of deposits of private clients of UBRD in the region increased from 3 to 7%, while the volume of funds placed on them increased by 2.5 times, the financial and credit organization reported.

Tatneft and Turkmenistan to expand cooperation in oil production

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in Tatarstan, cooperation in the field of oil refining is likely in the future. In turn, the General Director of Tatneft nail Maganov said that “processing is new tasks, wishes were, we will continue to prepare proposals”.

“Ukrtransgaz” told about the reserves of gas in Ukrainian underground storage facilities

How specifies UNIAN referring to the statement made by the company, the reserves of gas in underground storage facilities reached 13,002 billion cubic meters as of June 22, gas reserves in underground storage facilities by 21% more than on the same date in 2018 (10.7 billion cubic metres). At the same time, Ukrainian gas storage facilities are filled by 42%.

Experienced hydrogen, the train will leave on the British mainline network

In the UK, a major leasing company, Porterbrook, together with the Centre for railway research at the University of Birmingham, announced the receipt of an official permit to test the country’s first train, which will operate with hydrogen fuel cells.

“We are very pleased with how the train has shown itself at the test site, and look forward to its entry into the national railway network,” said Helen Simpson, head of innovation and technical service at Porterbrook.

The project of the new HydroFlex train involves the installation of a hydrogen engine on one of the usual electric trains of class 319, which operate on the British railway network since the end of the last century, which will allow it to serve also non-electric routes, reports TASS Agency.

Nokia introduced the battery running 2.5 times as long

Nokia introduced batteries that work 2.5 times longer, while maintaining all the basic parameters. The development was carried out by the research Department of Nokia Bell Labs together with researchers Amber from Dublin, which are employees of Trinity College. Thanks to their new formula, batteries will become more economical, and this is a key factor for the development of 5g wireless networks. The invention is part of the global strategy of the Finnish company, which wants to have a great impact on the whole world in the field of network technologies

Ireland will ban petrol and diesel cars in 2030

The Irish authorities intend to completely ban the sale of new cars with gasoline and diesel engines in the country by 2030 as part of the campaign to preserve the environment and the transition to renewable energy sources.

The new technology effectively restores vision even to the elderly

The whole procedure lasts no longer than 6 minutes. The innovative method is that doctors surgically implant the cornea of the eye to patients. Positive results are recorded a few minutes after surgery. A resident of the UK, who worked as a steelworker, for a long time suffered from poor eyesight. At the age of 53 he had a medical intervention, and now he sees the world in all colors of the rainbow.

Stones on the island of Madeira were covered with plastic crust

Scientists from the Center for marine research and ecology MARE discovered new effects of pollution of the ocean plastic. On the stones of the Portuguese island of Madeira, a plastic crust began to form — a coating of polyvinyl chloride and polyethylene, which is deeply embedded in the coastal rocks. This writes Gizmodo.

Created a robot fish with its own circulatory system

The scientists investigated the existing limitations and eventually came to the format of a “circulating energy system embedded in an Autonomous water robot with a soft body.”

The new neural network will help to solve the mysteries of quantum physics

The team led by Cornell developed a way to use machine learning to analyze data obtained by scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) – a method that provides information unattainable in any other way. The study provided a new understanding of how electrons interact and showed how machine learning can be used for further discoveries in experimental quantum physics.

Roman lead will help Russian scientists to find dark matter

Lead ingots found on one of the sunken Roman Trier helped scientists from Russia and France to create a new method of purification of this metal from impurities of uranium and thorium. This will help to create super-quality lead shields for particle accelerators and nuclear reactors, scientists write in the journal Talanta.

“This may seem surprising, but the materials produced by the ancient Romans have now become much in demand in the most advanced scientific research. The ancient lead, extracted more than a thousand years ago in the mines of Spain and England, was the ideal material for the search for dark matter, measurements of neutrino mass and the disclosure of other secrets of the Universe,” scientists note.

Scientists called the fruit that stops aging

Scientists have found a fruit that stops cell aging. This “magic” fruit experts called pomegranate. The main sign of aging is the loss of muscle mass. It comes after 50 years. But ellagitannin contained in the pomegranate, stop the process. Study Swiss scientists showed that ellagitannin produced by the body of the grenades have a positive effect on urolithin A. Is a biochemical compound helps youth to get rid of damaged cells, establishing in their place new ones. After 50 this process is complicated.

Scientists have revised the foundations of evolution

University of Queensland employee Bernie Degnan, said that the results obtained by a group of scientists under his leadership, contrary to conventional evolutionary theory.

“It is believed that the first multicellular organisms emerged from single-celled, and consisted of cells with flagella. Some kind of nutrients in marine sponges. But our work indicates that the first multicellular resembled stem cells,” — said the scientist.

Scientists have invented a device for rapid wound healing

Scientists from the Sechenov University and Bauman Moscow state technical University have created a new device for rapid wound healing using cold plasma. The device has been successfully tested on rodents, writes the European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Created robotic manipulator controlled by the power of thought

Italian scientists have developed a device that will allow you to control robotic mechanisms “power of thought”. Employees of the University of Cassino and South Lazio believe that the future of the new interface “brain-technology”, which is able to transmit brain signals to the computer.

Extract of husks of cocoa beans prevents insulin resistance

Experts came to the conclusion that the consumption of the extract from the husk of these grains can prevent mitochondrial dysfunction, leading to insulin resistance. Scientists propose to produce the so-called “molecular coffee”.

Wine has a good effect on the mind of the elderly

In Japan, scientists have studied the impact of red wine on the health of the elderly. It turned out, that one the glass in week brings exclusively positive results. For the experiment, researchers at the University of Osaka took 1.2 thousand pensioners aged 76 to 86 years.

Material that can make solar panels more efficient

The authors of the scientific work with the help of high-precision methods of calculation managed for the first time to study in detail the electronic and optical properties of single-and double-layer material based on palladium diselenide, which, as it turned out, can absorb solar energy more efficiently than the material used in solar cells based on silicon.

American electric plane X-57 for the first time and started up the engines

Advanced electric aircraft X-57 Maxwell, developed by NASA on the basis of serial twin-engine piston aircraft Tecnam P2006T, first launched electric motors with propellers in the mode of weathering.

NASA presented the app Selfies app for selfies in space

The release of the application was timed to the launch of the telescope Spitzer, which was 15 years old. The application can already be tried on Android and iOS. The principle of its operation is quite simple: you need to take a picture of yourself in the application, and it will take care of your transformation into a space suit on the background of outer space.

The astronomers measured the temperature of the rings of Uranus

Scientists have found that the densest and at the same time the brightest ring of Uranium is different from that of other planets. Astronomers saw the rings due to the thermal glow in the new light. The temperature readings were 77 degrees Kelvin.

NASA is finishing the Assembly of the new Rover

The specialists of the National Directorate of the USA on Aeronautics and space research (NASA) has completed the installation of the suspension and six wheels on the new Rover Mars 2020 Rover, which is scheduled to parachute to the surface of Mars in the winter of 2021.

Dark matter galaxy collided with the Milky Way

The collision of the milky Way with the neighboring dwarf galaxy Pump 2 led to the appearance of ripples on the outer gas disk of our galaxy, say astronomers. Now Pump 2 can become a giant “laboratory” for the study of dark matter. Pump 2 was opened last year, as a result of the study of data collected by the Gaia space telescope of the European space Agency. This dwarf galaxy the size of a Large Magellanic Cloud or a third of the milky Way is located in the constellation Pump 130,000 light years from Earth.

The Hubble telescope captured the image of the irregular galaxy IC 10

In Instagram-account Hubble Space Telescope published an image of the wrong galaxy called IC 10. It is part of a Local group of more than 50 galaxies in the milky Way region of space

Russia attacked a blocking computers virus

Russian companies attacked the virus-encoder Troldesh (Shade), demanding a ransom to restore access to information. In the press release of Group-IB, received by the editor of “Tape.ru”, said that the campaign to send the ransomware virus is still active.

Bill gates spoke about the “greatest mistake” in his life

The founder of the American company Microsoft bill gates shared in an interview for Fox Business about the main blunder in his career. In his opinion, the fall from the leading position of Microsoft due to the fact that the Corporation has allowed Google to purchase and develop Android.

Announced the date of presentation of the smartphone Xiaomi Mi CC9

Youth smartphones Mi CC 9 and Mi CC 9e from Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi will be officially presented in early July, that is, next week. This, according to the theme of the media, representatives of Xiaomi before.

The Telegram was allowed to transfer the rights to the channels and launched geocity

Telegram allowed to transfer the rights to the channels, the company said. Also, the messenger introduced the function of quickly adding users without phone numbers and the ability to create chats with users nearby.

Microsoft will release a folding surface tablet with two screens in 2020

For surface to work properly with two screens, Microsoft is developing a new Windows 10 OS (codenamed Core OS). The “heart” of the folding tablet will be a 10-nanometer processor Intel Lakefield, which will be able to run Android-applications.

The tanker autopilot showed in the video

The newest Chinese tanker with a length of 300 meters was named “New journey”. The ship can do almost without a crew — people can only control the operation of automation and auxiliary systems. The tanker is equipped with autopilot, navigation, liquid cargo distribution and energy efficiency systems. The vessel successfully passed sea tests, during which the tanker equipment and its intelligent systems were tested.

New “Thor” to destroy a swarm of drones

The air force (air force) of the United States introduced a new high-energy microwave weapon to protect against drones Tactical High Power Microwave Operational Responder (THOR). It is able to destroy a swarm of enemy drones

Huawei is making a new move against the US: they will demand money for patents

Currently, Huawei holds almost 69,000 patents worldwide, and more than 49,000 applications are pending registration and approval. At the same time, 18% of all patents of the company are registered in the United States.

Millions of Dell computers were at risk due to a bug in the utility SupportAssist

Fuzzing the Contents of issue Subscription to “Hacker” the company’s Specialists SafeBreach found that SupportAssist utility (formerly Dell System Detect), designed to identify and correct malfunctions and pre-installed on most Dell computers running Windows could be used by attackers to gain administrator privileges on an affected system.

Apple will unveil a 16-inch MacBook Pro in September

According to IHS Markit analyst Jeff Lin (Jeff Lin), Apple is developing a 16-inch MacBook Pro. According to the analyst, the laptop will be released in September this year – that is, simultaneously with the new iPhone.Read in source

A floating trap for debris launched into the Pacific ocean

Between California and Hawaii re-launched a floating device designed to capture plastic waste from the surface of the ocean, reports ABC News. The ocean Cleanup project plans to use this “trap” to collect 1.8 trillion pieces of garbage.

Drones-Amazon couriers will monitor the safety of homes

Amazon has patented a system in which drones are used to protect customers ‘ homes. For example, drones can warn about a broken window or a fire. The patented Amazon system drones replace the usual security cameras, notes The Verge.

ASUS announced portable monitor ZenScreen Touch MB16AMT

ASUS has announced a portable monitor ZenScreen Touch MB16AMT with a response time of 5 MS. The device is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels, and also received a special protective cover that serves as a stand.

Intel promises to make computers modular

The program Intel NUC Compute Elements should make a revolution in the field of modular laptops, you buy an ultrabook or a monoblock, and you have the opportunity in the future to upgrade it by installing a faster processor, better memory or a more capacious solid state drive

Chuwi LapBook Plus: laptop with 4K screen and two SSD slots

The manufacturer Chuwi will soon introduce a new laptop LapBook Plus with a hardware platform from Intel. The gadget will receive a 4K screen from the developer. The IPS screen size will be 15.6 inches diagonal with a resolution of 3840 by 2160 pixels.

Lenovo introduced the laptop Ideapad l series on the Russian market

Ideapad L340 is suitable for those who need a compact, but at the same time productive solution for work and study at an attractive price. It has the advantages of more expensive models, such as webcam shutter and Lenovo Vantage software to quickly and easily find and install driver and BIOS updates. As for Ideapad L340 Gaming, it is focused primarily on those who are looking for a powerful laptop for games and work with resource-intensive applications at an affordable price.

LG introduced a widescreen monitor with an aspect ratio of 21:9

LG has introduced a widescreen monitor 34WL850-W Nano IPS HDR 10. The monitor received a 34-inch screen with a resolution of 3440 by 1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 21:9. Declared 98 percent coverage of the color space DCI-P3. Contrast ratio is 1000:1, response time is 5 MS

Started production of Chinese processor Zhaoxin KX-6000

Zhaoxin Semiconductor was created by VIA with the great support of the Chinese government. The presentation of the processor Zhaoxin KX-6000 took place in the autumn of 2018. This eight-core chip received 8 MB of second-level cache and DDR4-3200 MHz support.

Nikon is interested in machine vision and deep learning

Nikon Corporation announced investments in canadian startup wrnch, which specializes in the development of machine vision and deep learning technologies.

Google Duo will allow you to send photos

Typically, messaging apps already allow users to send and receive photos, while Duo was meant for video calls. Users will be able to send photos only through the sharing feature in Google Photos and Files.

A virtual assistant will appear in the PowerPoint presentation software.

It will tell users how to perform in public. The function is called Presenter Coach. It will appear this summer, but so far only in the web version of the program. The list of languages spoken by the assistant on the basis of artificial intelligence is not specified.

Presenter Coach listens to the user’s speech through the microphone, evaluates his speech speed, the use of inappropriate words and expressions, the number of pauses and interjections. Based on this, the assistant will give advice on how to improve your presentation. For example, it may prompt not to read the full text from the slide or pay attention to the abundance of garbage in speech: like “EMM” or “well”.

WhatsApp is testing a new video viewing feature

Beta version of whatsapp messenger for Android-version 2.19.177 has the ability to view videos and is available not only in group chats, but also in normal ones, which allows you to watch videos without leaving the correspondence.

The Kremlin explained the strengthening of the inspection of Georgian wines

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the strengthening of control over Georgian wine by Rospotrebnadzor is not associated with the “tourist sanctions” of Moscow. He told journalists about it during a briefing on Monday, June 24.

Putin extended the effect of the food embargo

Vladimir Putin extended the food embargo against countries that have adopted anti-Russian sanctions. The relevant decree was published on the official Internet portal of legal information. The restrictions will be in effect until the end of 2020.

Ships of the Northern fleet approached the shores of Cuba

The ships of the Northern fleet led by the frigate “Admiral of The fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” approached the shores of Cuba. This was reported by the head of the press service of the fleet Vadim Serga. According to him, Russian sailors are planning today to make a business call to the port of Havana.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Prague demand the resignation of the Prime Minister

According to some, in the event the Letenskom field attended by more than 250 thousand people. It should be noted that the gathered people came to meeting with flags of the EU and the Czech Republic. In addition, on their placards written in slogans criticizing the Babish and demanding his immediate resignation.

Matvienko agreed to stay in the Federation Council

Acting Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov proposed to the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to continue to represent the interests of the city in the upper house of Parliament in case of his victory in the elections. It is reported by RIA Novosti on Monday, June 24.

Iran has declared its readiness to shoot down us drones again

Earlier it became known that on June 24, us President Donald trump will announce new sanctions against Iran, which will be a response to the downed drone and attack on two tankers in the Oman Strait.

Cinema of Georgia has suspended the screening of films in Russian

Cinema of Georgia has suspended the screening of the films dubbed in Russian language. It is reported by RIA “Novosti”.

Pompeo will go to Saudi Arabia and the UAE because of the conflict with Iran

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo plans to visit Saudi Arabia and the UAE to discuss the conflict with Iran. Negotiations with the countries of the Arabian Peninsula should clarify how strategically coordinated the allies of the States in the region are.

Own polio vaccine developed in Russia

Russian scientists are conducting clinical trials of polio vaccine. This was stated by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova. According to her, earlier the vaccine unlike others included in the national calendar, was bought abroad.

At the forum “Army-2019” will show cartridges c reduced bullet speed

At the International military-technical forum “Army-2019” will demonstrate a variety of ammunition for small arms. This was reported to the Agency “Interfax” by the General Director of the Central research Institute of precision engineering albert Bakov.

The Russian foreign Ministry does not see signs of China’s readiness to negotiate arms

Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov on Monday, June 24, said that Moscow sees no signs that the Chinese side is ready to enter into negotiations on weapons.

Stephen king and Robert De Niro starred in an anti-Russian video

IA “Oreanda-news” Hollywood Stars who opposed the coming to power of Donald trump, accused his President of collusion with Russia. In a video recording posted on the portal Now This, was also attended by Martin sheen and Laurence Fishbourne.

Putin announced a new strategy of the PTS

New factors that complicate the work with partners in military-technical cooperation, including the aggressive use of unfair methods of political blackmail and sanctions, require consideration and adequate response, so a draft of a new strategy for Russia’s military-technical cooperation with foreign States was prepared, Russian President Vladimir Putin said

Russian military will conduct an observation flight over the United States

One flight will be carried out from 24 to 29 June on the Tu-154MLK-1 from the open sky airfield great falls, the second – from 24 to 28 June over Sweden on the An-30B Two flights under the open sky Treaty will be performed this week by Russian observers, the newspaper of the Russian Armed Forces “Red star”.

The state Duma introduced draft amendments to the article of the criminal code on criminal Association

The state Duma introduced a bill to amend article 210 of the criminal code “Organization of a criminal community”, follows from the database of the lower house of Parliament. The author of the initiative is the Deputy, member of the Committee on economic policy, industry, innovative development and entrepreneurship Rifat Shaykhutdinov.

According to the draft law, it is proposed not to extend the effect of this article to crimes committed in the sphere of business or economy (articles 159-160, 165, 171-183, 185-185.6, 193, 193.1, 194-201 Criminal code).

Russia called the condition for the preservation of gas transit through Ukraine

The current contract for gas transit from Russia through the territory of Ukraine expires on December 31, 2019. At the end of this year, Russia also plans to launch two gas pipelines — Nord stream 2 and Turkish stream. Both are bypassing the Ukrainian territory.

Russia is ready to maintain gas transit through Ukraine after 2019 after a fair settlement of legal disputes between Gazprom and Naftogaz. This was stated by the first Deputy head of government Sergei Prikhodko, reports TASS.

According to him, the Kremlin will continue to supply gas through Ukraine on “economically viable terms.” Prikhodko added that at the end of the construction of Nord stream-2, the gas transit routes will not be changed.

“This applies to both Ukraine and other countries,” he said.

Erdogan’s opponent won again in Istanbul

In the re-election in Istanbul, the AKP candidate, former Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, won 45 per cent of the vote, while his rival Ekrem Imamoglu, representing a number of opposition parties, including the Republican people’s party (SNR), received almost 10 per cent more – 54 per cent.

The cost of the British defense Ministry to clean Salisbury amounted to $23 million

The defense Department of great Britain had to spend eighteen million pounds sterling to clean the city of Salisbury from the chemical warfare agent, which tried to eliminate the ex-Colonel of the GRU Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.

In the US, the development of cargo evacuation unmanned platform

In 2019, it will be 10 years since the beginning of the research in the framework of the program for the creation of helicopter-type cargo drones. We are talking about the program Transformer from DARPA, which consisted in the creation of an unmanned vehicle of various capacities to perform various logistics missions.

Rostec for the first time will show on the “Army-2019”, a new electronic intelligence station

Holding “Roselectronics” (part of rostec) for the first time will show a new station of radio reconnaissance POST-3M at the international forum “Army-2019”. This is stated in the message of Rostec, distributed on Monday.

India wants to enter into contracts with the US in the PTS for $ 10 billion

Among the largest deals is a contract for the purchase of 10 marine patrol aircraft P-8I Delhi in the next few years plans to conclude a contract with Washington in the field of military-technical cooperation in the amount of about 10 billion dollars, RIA Novosti reported, citing a local newspaper.

The Senate of Kazakhstan ratified the Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons

The Treaty was adopted on 7 July 2017 at the final session of the conference on the development of a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons leading to their total elimination. Earlier, its ratification was considered and approved by the deputies of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan.

Armenia promised to help with air service between Russia and Georgia

According to chagaryan, five aircraft are used for transportation, their number can be increased to seven. On June 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree prohibiting Russian airlines from carrying out air transportation of citizens from Russia to Georgia from July 8.

The Kremlin denies plans to meet Putin with Zelensky at the G20 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has no plans to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky in Japan at the G20 summit, press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov Told RIA Novosti. “There is no schedule,” Mr. Peskov answered the relevant question.

Japan denied Zelensky’s invitation to the G20 summit

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan has no information about the visit of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky to Osaka during the G20 summit. It is reported by TASS.

“The President of Ukraine is not on the list of invited to the summit. Neither the foreign Ministry nor those responsible for the preparation of the summit have information about the arrival of the President [of Ukraine] in Japan,” the Agency reports the words of the Japanese side

The President of the United States Donald trump suffered a mass deportation of illegal migrants.

“At the request of the Democrats, I postponed the process of expulsion of illegal migrants (deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can come together and work out a solution to the problems with shelters and loopholes on the southern border»

This process was to begin on Saturday 22 June. The President announced it on June 18.

Apple has started internal testing of the Apple Card payment service.

Apple payment service is a virtual credit card that is tied to the iPhone smartphone. Payment processing and customer service does Bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Apple also plans to release physical versions of these cards.

Poorly praised officials

The administration of the Sverdlovsk region submitted to the court on your own — “the Regional newspaper”. The authorities said that the publication failed the state task and achieved the return of subsidies in the amount of 3 million.

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