12 Dec, 2019

News digest for 12/11/2019

Vladimir Putin was invited to meet with the defendants in the ” Moscow case»

Film Director Alexander Sokurov invited Vladimir Putin to meet with the defendants in the “Moscow case” and talk to them.

Vladimir Putin: “I had no doubt that you would talk about it. All over the world it (protests) are happening. Look what’s happening in France, in the US»

Alexander Sokurov: but our young people do not maraud, do not destroy, they are still known for their delicacy.

Vladimir Putin: I Threw a glass at a representative of the authorities-nothing, then a plastic bottle-nothing again, then a glass bottle, then a stone, then they will start shooting and robbing shops. We must not allow this to happen. Everyone has the right to Express their position by all available but legal means.

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not respond to the request of journalist Ekaterina Vinokurova during the HRC meeting to take control of the “Golunov case”. This is reported by “Rain”.

 

The Ministry of Finance of Russia will introduce a new system of state support for business

Business will be able to receive state support only if it does not find alternative sources of financing in the market, Deputy Finance Minister Andrei Ivanov said. VEB state Corporation and the Russian direct investment Fund will assess the possibility of private financing.

According to Ivanov, first, the procedure of financial and investment expertise will be fixed in the bill on protection and promotion of capital investments (NWPC), but it is planned that all types of state support for business will fall under it. He noted that when requesting budget funding, not only monetary investments will be studied, but also, for example, such instruments as various preferences from private investors in exchange for participation in the project of the state Corporation.

Conscious consumption has come to Russia

In 2020, the total sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia will decline sharply, said the President of the Association “Russian automobile dealers” (ROAD) Oleg Moseev.

“Now we have, according to the forecasts of ROAD members, the next year for new cars-minus 8%»

According to Moseev, the decline in demand for new cars is associated with the growth of consumer consciousness.

“Conscious consumption has finally come to Russia, it is bad that it happened as a result of a long crisis, but it has come. Accordingly, now people count every penny»

Violence in the penal system “is not systematic»

The illegal use of physical force in the colonies and pre-trial detention centers is not a system, but ” individual cases that do not go unnoticed.” This is stated in the response of the press Bureau of the FSIN to the request of journalists about torture.

Earlier, the TFR for the first time provided human rights defenders with data on the number of criminal cases of abuse of power with violence or special means (part 3 of article 286 of the criminal code), initiated against the FSIN. It follows that for every 44 reports of violence in the colony or jail, there is only one criminal case. Only from 2015 to 2018 in Russia opened 148 of criminal cases reports on crimes were about 6.5 thousand In some regions, the number of reports of torture in prison in the hundreds per year, and criminal cases or units, or they are not excited at all.

On the removed video “how Kadyrov and his colleagues live”, opened criminal case

The Chechen drove around the area and took a video recorder of the house on both sides of the road, he did not say a word. Soon after, he was beaten and made a defendant in a case of illegal possession of weapons.

In Russia approved the program of repair and construction of bridges for 1.1 trillion

The government Commission headed by Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov approved the program of construction and reconstruction of bridges for 1.1 trillion rubles. Half of this amount until 2024, the authorities propose to take from other state programs

Russia will have an Ombudsman to protect the rights of high-tech companies.

As part of the house of public representatives under the business Ombudsman of the Russian Federation Boris Titov, the position of Ombudsman for the protection of the rights of high-tech companies-leaders will appear. According to TASS, it will take the first Deputy General Director of “Inpractice” Natalia Popova. Popova herself said this at the Congress “Innovative practice: science plus business” at MSU.

From the message on the website of the business Ombudsman, it follows that Popova will begin her work from December 2019. Its tasks will include providing state support to technological and innovative companies and protecting the rights of such companies.

Lavrov spoke about the talks with us Secretary of state Pompeo

Venezuela, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria were discussed. Russia is ready to cooperate with the United States on the whole range of issues: “it is wrong to put relations on pause”;

All speculations regarding the alleged interference of the Russian Federation in the internal processes in the United States are groundless, there is no evidence;

Speaking about the “Ukrainian factor” in the us elections, which is discussed in the framework of the impeachment of trump, Lavrov stressed: this issue has nothing to do with Russia;

Strategic stability and the fate of the PRS were discussed. Moscow offered to extend the contract: “we are ready to extend start-3 even today”;

Lavrov informed his counterpart about the talks of the leaders of the “Normandy format” and the results of the summit;

Russia is ready to actively help the United States in solving the problems around the DPRK, supports the resumption of direct talks between Washington and Pyongyang.

Trump and Lavrov meet in Washington:

the American President noted that improving relations with Russia will strengthen trade between the countries, and he is not against interacting with Russia on mutual problems;

The white house sobs that trump discussed with Lavrov “fair trade” with China, Ukraine, U.S. efforts on Iran and North Korea;

separately, trump declared support for an effective arms control regime that would include China.

Trump himself called his meeting with Lavrov very good and expressed hope for continued dialogue in the near future

Lavrov about the meeting with Trump

Lavrov at the end of the meeting with Trump said that neither “Nord stream-2” nor “Turkish stream” because of the actions of the us Congress will not stop, and Russia offered Washington any options to extend start-3.

“We confirmed our proposal that this Treaty (start-III) was extended, and we consider it important to make a decision on such an extension the sooner the better, by the end of this year, as recently proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin»

DNA testing is no longer a universal means of identification.

This is written by the American media. They warn that there are already many genetic doppelgangers in the world who are not related. These are the consequences of organ transplants

Denmark starts collecting taxes from cryptocurrencies

Danish cryptocurrency users have begun to receive letters from the Danish tax service Skattestyrelsen (Skat), in which they are asked to provide full information about all their cryptocurrency transactions, reports Cointelegraph.

In its letters, the Tax office asks traders to provide information on profits and losses for the period from 2016 to 2018, the exchange rate for each transaction, information about the purpose of acquiring digital currencies, as well as information regarding the creation of a cryptocurrency wallet.

The Ministry of labor reminded officials of the ban on accepting gifts

The Department recalled that receiving gifts by officials is a violation of the ban. The Ministry also recommended to refrain from receiving services free of charge.

On Yakut shaman Alexander Gabyshev opened a criminal case

Yakut shaman Alexander Gabyshev became a defendant in a criminal case on the use of violence against a representative of the authorities. According to “MBH media” with reference to the “unofficial information” of the lawyer Olga Timofeeva, the basis for the initiation of the case allegedly was that Gabyshev damaged the clothes of one of the security forces who detained him.

December 10 shaman, who went on a trip to Moscow for the “rite of exile of Putin”, was detained on the Federal highway in Yakutia. He is currently in the Yakutsk police Department.

The US state Department imposed sanctions against the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Grozny.

The US state Department imposed sanctions against the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Grozny Aslan Irashanov for human rights violations, according to the website of the Department. In the state Department believe that Iriskhanov “responsible for the extrajudicial killing 27 people.” The Ministry said that it happened when Iriskhanov commanded a regiment patrulno-sentry duty of police of a name of Akhmat Kadyrov.

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Russians will be able to apply to polyclinics without an MHI policy

“Verification of the current insurance will be carried out in the registry of the medical organization in real time, which will provide a technological opportunity for the insured person to apply to the medical organization without presenting a policy of compulsory medical insurance on a physical carrier,” the press service of the FOMS said.

Victims of repression have the right to housing in their former place of residence

The constitutional court (constitutional court) of Russia obliged legislators to make changes to the legal regulation so that rehabilitated victims of political repression and persons equated to them could get housing when returning to their former place of residence.

“The Federal legislator, as well as the legislators of the subjects of the Russian Federation, including the legislator of the city of Moscow, should immediately make changes to the current legal regulation arising from this resolution,” the materials of the constitutional court say.

In hospital on Sakhalin found new violations

The Sakhalin regional clinical hospital completed the inspection. The inspection found that expired medicines were not moved to the “quarantine zone” in a timely manner. As a result, along with suitable drugs were stored and expired.

Have been identified and other violations. So check confirmed the fact of processing and the increased load of medical personnel. Cash compensation for overtime worked by nurses was not received.

The scientist explained the inscription “T-34” on the polar bear

Ilya Mordvintsev, a senior researcher at the Severtsov Institute of ecology and evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said that scientists marked the polar bear on Novaya Zemlya with the inscription “T-34″for safety, as the animal visited the local garbage. He explained that “T-34” is the number of the area where the bear wandered, and added that until the ice on the sea rose, there is not even solder.

The Russian defense Ministry has restored the Soviet fuel storage in the Crimea

“In Sevastopol, reconstruction and restoration works were carried out on a unique underground storage of fuel and lubricants. The restored storage will contain fuel for naval forces, aviation and coastal military units of the black sea fleet, ” the Russian military Department reported.

“The chief doctors had their favorite cleaners, who received 80 thousand»

In an interview with GTRK “Saratov”, a fragment of which was published on the YouTube channel of the company, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said that the problem with low salaries of teachers and doctors in the region ” managed to move from the dead point.” At the same time, the politician admitted that in fact everything is not as good as statistics show, and it would be correct to assess the effectiveness of the increase after it is clear what the real salary of a teacher or a doctor is, and not the average salary in the field.

“And for teachers-if 20 (thousand rubles-approx. ed.). We speak about 20 thousand that it was that minimum, and actually there salaries much less happen. And when it comes to hospitals… we have several chief doctors left on their own, but it turned out that someone’s Secretary received 120 thousand, someone’s accountants received even more, there were favorite cleaners who received 80 thousand,” the politician gave examples.

Russians will get the right to land near apartment buildings

The Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the improvement of civil legislation approved changes that prohibit the registration of land on the contour of apartment buildings, writes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”….

The new amendments are aimed at making it mandatory to design the boundaries of land plots for residential buildings before the seizure of apartments. The purpose of the amendments is to exclude the possibility of lowering compensation. It is assumed that the site should cover the areas adjacent to the house necessary for the maintenance of the building, which will also allow residents to receive more funds….

The first all-electric aircraft made its maiden flight in Canada

In the canadian province of British Columbia made the first flight of the world’s first commercial aircraft, fully powered by electricity. This was told in the company Harbour Air Seaplanes

In Yakutia, will reduce up to 800 health workers

In Yakutia, optimization in the health sector will affect more than 200 medical institutions. Under the reduction will fall almost 800 people, according to the correspondent of IA REGNUM. The situation was discussed in the state Assembly of the Republic.

New cruise routes will be launched along the Northern sea route

Kamchatka tour operators have developed new cruise routes along the Northern sea route. They involve visiting the commander Islands, the coast of Kamchatka, Chukotka, Krasnoyarsk territory, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions.

According to Elena Stratonova, head of the Agency for tourism and external relations of the Kamchatka territory, both Russian and foreign ice-class vessels will operate on the routes. They can enter areas inaccessible to conventional cruise ships.

The Russian government postponed the financing of BAM for 2020

The funds were supposed to be allocated in 2019 on the modernization of the Baikal-Amur (BAM) and Transsiberian (Transsib) mainlines, but so far the company received only about half the amount of 19.5 billion rubles, the Representative of the Ministry of transport confirmed to RBC that the allocation from the Fund of about 20 billion of the RUB 40 billion in projects on modernization of BAM and Transsib postponed to 2020.

In all cities of Russia, secondary housing has risen in price

In all major cities of Russia recorded an increase in the average price of proposals in the secondary housing market. This is with reference to analysts from a large real estate Agency reports the publication RBC. At the same time, sales of new buildings are falling.

The Company mondelez International refused to launch a plant in the Novosibirsk region

The company “Mon’delis Rus” will not finish building its plant near Novosibirsk. Calculations have shown that it is cheaper to deliver goods from existing sites, using the logistics capacity of retailers, reports “Kommersant-Siberia” with reference to the representative of the organization. Now the plant near Novosibirsk is for sale. Its cost is up to 500 million rubles. Investments in the company amounted to $ 110 million.

Rosneft to discuss investments in Vostok oil with Japanese companies»

It is expected that Sechin will hold talks with the leadership of the “Agency of natural resources and energy of Japan”, as well as with representatives of the Japanese state company “JOGMEC” and the oil Corporation “Inpex”. Vostok oil is a project for the development of Arctic fields proposed by Rosneft.

Structure of “Russian aquaculture” will buy shares of the company

Russian Russian aquaculture “Board of Directors, one of the largest fish producers in Russia, approved the buyback of shares of the producer and the company in the amount of up to 300 million rubles, said in a statement “Russian aquaculture”

Russians Russian aquaculture “to approve the acquisition of LLC” RM — Aquaculture “(an organization controlled by PJSC” Russian aquaculture”) voting shares of PJSC “Russian aquaculture” for General corporate purposes, including for the program of long-term motivation of employees, ” – said in a statement.

In the state Duma started talking about the unification of the Communist party, LDPR and ” Fair Russia»

As the correspondent of RIA “New Day”, a proposal for such a Union was made by the state Duma Deputy from the” Fair Russia ” Oleg Shein, speaking today at the plenary session of the lower house of Parliament

American banks will reduce the requirements for borrowers

The company explains that in the near future, banks will go on lending to borrowers who already had problems with previous debts, lowering their standards, in order to somehow compensate for the losses from the serious depletion of the mortgage market.

14 billion rubles have been allocated to solve the problems of defrauded shareholders

The Fund for the protection of the rights of shareholders decided to complete the house or pay compensation to almost 2.4 thousand buyers of apartments in eight regions. Structure sent to 13.9 billion rubles for the solution of problems 8 thousand real estate investors, reports “Kommersant”.

In the Rostov region farmers received state support with numerous violations

“The audit revealed financial irregularities in the use of support funds totaling 447 million rubles. Of these, 380.5 million are violations of the Ministry of agriculture of Russia, ” the accounts chamber said in a statement.

Medvedev appointed Rosneft as sole supplier

“Rosneft” and a subsidiary of “Rosneft”, “RN-Card” are the only suppliers of fuel for the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in 2020-2021 years, said the head of Russian government Dmitry Medvedev, published on the official Internet portal of legal information

Turkey has threatened to close Incirlik air base for the United States

Incirlik air base in the Turkish province of Adana is used by the U.S. air force. Earlier, Turkish defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that the Turkish side plans to activate the s-400 anti-aircraft missile systems acquired from Russia, despite the threat of sanctions from the United States.

Yamal LNG has commissioned the 15th LNG tanker

Yamal LNG has commissioned a new LNG tanker Yakov Gakkel of the Arc7 ice class. It is the final, 15th ice-class Arc7 LNG tanker built for Yamal LNG.

Anti-rating on the number of arrested journalists

In 2019, at least 250 journalists around the world were arrested in connection with their professional activities. The Committee for the protection of journalists (CPJ, the document is available to RBC) came to such conclusions in its report.

Criminal cases of this kind were most often initiated in China and Turkey, the third place in the number of arrested journalists was shared by Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the report said. They are followed in the ranking by Eritrea, then Vietnam and Iran.

In Russia, according to CPJ, seven journalists are in custody, four of them were detained because of their work in Crimea, where they covered the situation with the situation of Crimean Tatars.

In the list on the website of Committee to protect journalists sent to custody among Russians are Abdulmumin Hajiyev (“Draft”), Alexander Shafts (“Blogsochi”), Rashid Maisigov (“Fortang”), Remzi Bekirov (“Faces”), Nariman Mamadaminov, Osman Arithemetic and Rustem sheikhaliev (freelancers).

In Austria successfully transplanted a dead heart to a living patient

In Vienna, doctors of the City clinical hospital conducted a successful operation to transplant a dead heart to a living patient. Previously, such operations were considered impossible. Austrian cardiologists have successfully implanted a dead heart in a 61-year-old patient.

Japanese authorities approved plans to dismantle two reactors at the nuclear power plant “OI»

Japan’s nuclear regulatory authority has approved plans to decommission two nuclear reactors at the OI nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture, Kyodo news Agency reported Wednesday. Plant operator Kansai Electric Power has decided that it is easier to abandon the two reactors than to spend money on meeting the requirements of improving the safety of their operation.

Putin defended his decision to give Kadyrov the title of Heroes of Russia

“How can it be that the dead soldiers of the Pskov division wear the same title as the Kadyrovs who fought with them? And how to understand that they, who fought with Russia, accept these military awards?”- said the Director Alexander Sokurov at a meeting of the human rights Council (the record was published on the YouTube channel “RIA Novosti”).

Vladimir Putin disagreed with the Director’s point of view. According to him, the Chechen people suffered from people who “invented a new Russia” and took advantage of the historical memory of injustice to push their own ideas to destroy Russia.

Akhmat Kadyrov was the mufti of the unrecognized Ichkeria from 1995 to 2000. After that, he became President of Chechnya. In may 2004, he died in an explosion at the stadium in Grozny, the same year he was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Ramzan Kadyrov also received this title in 2004.

Putin criticized Lev Ponomarev for negotiations with the Japanese

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the human rights Council (HRC) criticized the leader of the liquidated movement “for human rights” Lev Ponomarev. According to Putin, Ponomarev’s positions on some issues were ” far from human rights activities”

“For example, he agreed with the position of the US government on Crimea. He negotiated with the Japanese to assist them in the transfer of the Kuril Islands. Is he international or something?”- said the President (quoted by Interfax).

He recalled that the movement “for human rights” received presidential grants and used the premises in Moscow, for which the government of the capital paid

Ships of the Baltic fleet arrived in India to participate in military exercises

A detachment of warships of the Baltic fleet entered the Indian port of Marmagao for further participation in the naval military exercise “Indra-2019”, said the head of the information support Department of the press service of the Baltic fleet, captain 1 rank Roman Martov.

The US has returned four military bases to South Korea

The us army has returned four military bases to South Korean control after lengthy discussions about the contamination of the area as a result of the us military’s use of the bases. On December 11, Yonhap news Agency reported.

Myanmar will bring in the Andaman sea, a submarine of the Russian production

Myanmar begins patrolling the Andaman sea with a Russian-made diesel submarine acquired in India, and the Thai Navy will have to track its movement, Thailand’s Third national TV channel reported on Monday, citing the command of the Thai Navy

The commander of the Northern fleet spoke about the tasks of sailors for 2020

The commander of the Northern fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseev, said that the priority of the sailors of the Northern fleet in the coming years is to continue the development of the Arctic

“One of the priorities facing the sailors of the Northern fleet in the near term is a set of measures for the development of the Arctic,” RIA Novosti quoted Moiseyev as saying.

He also said that in 2020, sailors expect new trips not only to the Arctic, but also to the Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean sea.

Avast antivirus sold data to 400 million users

Data 400 million customers popular Czech antivirus Avast saved and put up for sale. The company thus earned on its customers since 2013. Ondrej Vlcek, the company’s CEO, told the news Agency that users ‘ information was indeed sold, but before that, names, URLS and other personal information were removed.

The CEO of Avast explained that such data is usually bought by those who are engaged in advertising campaigns. They, for example, can study which sites are most popular, what they buy most often and so on.

The Federal financial monitoring service has identified thousands of unscrupulous gospodarczego

The Federal financial monitoring service revealed 3 thousand fraud artists contracts for national projects. The amount of agreements concluded with them exceeded 130 billion rubles. This was stated by the head of the Department Yuri Chikhanchin during the government hour in the Federation Council, on Wednesday, December 11.

Taking into account the conclusions of Rosfinmonitoring, the courts decided to refuse claims totaling about 38 billion rubles. As a result, this money was not allowed to enter the shadow sector of the economy. – Yuri Chikhanchin, Russian economist

The first trailer of the series “stargirl’s got us»

The trailer for the CW’s multi-episode show “Stargirl” is available on YouTube. And spread about it is quite pointless – just take a minute to view the time.

 

 

The Hermitage opened an exhibition of art of ancient Assyria

Russia’s first exhibition of ancient Assyrian art has opened in the Hermitage. Unique exhibits from the collection of the British Museum were brought to St. Petersburg, MIR 24 reports. Objects of applied art and stone bas-reliefs.

“Soyuzmultfilm” restored the cartoon ” the Nutcracker”

An open screening of the restored cartoon “the Nutcracker” will be held in Moscow to the live accompaniment of a chamber orchestra. This was reported in the press service of the Studio “Soyuzmultfilm”. Guests of the evening will also be able to visit the exhibition of sketches from the archives of Gosfilmofond, organized by Soyuzmultfilm.

Specialists of the Studio restored the cartoon manually. The original film was carefully digitized, each frame was cleaned of dust, scratches, gusts. Rotoscoping technology was used, in which the characters were separated from the background for separate cleaning and restoration of all elements of the frame.

The Festival “Ice Moscow”

More than fifty ice sculptures will be presented in Moscow. The festival “Ice Moscow” will be held in Victory Park on Poklonnaya hill from December 28 to January 12. Entrance to the festival is free.

Sculptures and compositions were created by 150 artists and sculptors from different cities of Russia and other countries. The main theme of the festival is “Great Russian achievements”. On the site of the festival you can see ice copies of such monuments as the Moscow Kremlin and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Arctic epic and art center to be built in Yakutia

With a proposal to co-Finance the project to the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky addressed the head of Yakutia Aisen Nikolaev. The authorities of Yakutia expect to complete the first stage of construction by the end of 2022. All work on the creation of the Arctic center should be completed by the end of 2023. The total cost of construction of the project is 9.5 billion rubles.

Autograph of Andrei Tarkovsky and letters of Sergei Parajanov from prison

The starting price of the autograph left by Andrei Tarkovsky on the script for the film “Mirror” is 630 thousand rubles. This is a copy from a special edition printed for the film crew. The script is released in hardcover with additional sheets for notes.

Sergei Parajanov’s letters to his sister and nephew from a penal colony are estimated at 325 thousand rubles for each letter. In addition, the auction will be exhibited drawings and photographs of the Director, including postcards with a self-portrait behind barbed wire and in prison clothes.

Among other lots of capital trades – drawings and photographs of design works from the Studio of architect Ivan Zholtovsky; storyboard film Larisa Shepitko “Matera”; the first edition of the book “At the Royal gate” with an inscription made by Nobel prize in literature Knut Hamsun actress of the Moscow art theater Maria Herman.

Marvel officially closes its television division

Marvel management has officially announced the closure of its television division. It was reported by Variety magazine on December 11.

Winners of the “Big book” award are named”

Writers Oleg Lekmanov, Mikhail Sverdlov, Ilya Simanovsky, Gregory the Minister and Guzel yahina were named winners of The national literary award “Big book”. The ceremony was held in Pashkov’s House.

A total of 12 works reached the final, including novels by Evgeny Vodolazkin (“Brisbane”), Roman senchin (“Rain in Paris”). The short list also includes works by Alexei Salnikov (“Indirectly”), Sukhbat Aflatuni (“Paradise of the earth”).

The prestigious award “for contribution to literature” was received by writer Valery Popov-author of the books ” Life was a success!”, “Normal course”, “holiday nonsense”. In the special nomination “Special handwriting” the victory was won by Gregory the Minister’s book “Days of Savely”, according to the results of the popular vote Guzel yahina and her novel “my Children” won.

The Bolshoi theatre has announced an open competition to create a visual image of the play

The Bolshoi theatre for the first time announced an open competition for professional artists and designers to create a visual image of the play. Participants were asked to come up with a visual image of the production of “Sadko” – posters, booklet covers and external advertising.

In the arena will bring the exhibition ” Salvador Dali. Magical art»

The exhibition includes more than 180 works of Dali: paintings, drawings, watercolors and prints. In the Arena you can see the works “Sense of speed”, “Soft self-portrait with fried bacon”, “Dematerialization under the nose of Nero”, the diptych “Dali from the back, writing Gala from the back” and others.

Started selling Apple Mac Pro for 3.3 million rubles

The American company Apple began official sales of the most powerful and expensive computer for professional use Mac Pro. The starting price of the device is 5 999 dollars or 380 thousand rubles. For the maximum configuration will have to pay 52 599 dollars or 3.3 million rubles. The computer is not yet available for sale in the Russian segment of the Apple store. However, the site already has a button for pre-order

Xiaomi’s main smart gadget costs 19

Xiaomi has released a new gadget that is the main device of the smart home. We are talking about the gateway (Gateway) version 3.0, which serves for communication and exchange of information between all devices of the smart home.

WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD drives have a capacity of up to 1 TB

The drives use NVMe Protocol and PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. It is claimed that it provides speeds four times faster than Western Digital’s best SATA solid state solutions. The WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD family includes three models-with a capacity of 250 GB, 500 GB and 1 TB.

Magic Leap 1 mixed reality headset announced

Magic Leap has announced the release of the $2,995 Magic Leap 1 mixed reality headset. Together with the announcement of the new product, the company revealed a number of corporate applications and its partners ready to start “spatial computerization” from scratch.

Released a new version of the best camera phone Huawei

Huawei announced that from December 12, Huawei’s flagship smartphone Mate 30 Pro 5G will be available in green with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of flash memory. Smartphone Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G in this configuration costs about 909 dollars. The Mate 30 series comes without support for Google apps and services.

Xiaomi is working on a bendable smartphone with a flip camera

Engineers at the Chinese company Xiaomi are working on a foldable smartphone with a flexible display that broadly resembles the Moto Razr 2019. However, the device from “Xiaomi” has interesting differences from the new Razr-for example, the camera-shifter, combining the main and selfie-camera

Chrome will warn you about a stolen password before entering the site

In the Chrome browser, a new pop-up window will appear, which in case of detection of the password you entered in the leaked database of accounts, will immediately inform you about the need to change the login data. Something similar some time ago promised to implement another company engaged in the development of its own browser-Mozilla.

In Google Maps appeared mode “incognito” on iOS

Google announced the “incognito” mode in the Google Maps mapping service: it appeared in maps for the iOS mobile platform from December 9. The release was first announced at the I/O developers conference in may, with a similar option already working on Android.

The birth of planets helped static electricity

Successful experience confirmed the electrical theory of overcoming the centimeter barrier. As previously proved, the embryos of planets are born in young gas-dust clouds, appear from various dust particles that stick to each other.

In South Korea, scientists have developed robotic contact lenses

South Korean scientists have developed robotic contact lenses. They have a round translucent antenna and a supercapacitor. The system can analyze the composition of human tears and thus monitor the state of his health, it can identify biomarkers that signal diseases. Experts called the lens a futuristic gadget that allows you to feel yourself in augmented reality. They run on electricity through a wireless connection. At the same time, the lenses do not heat up during charging.

Staphylococcus-resistant cells found in human skin

Swedish scientists have found out how human skin can resist the penetration of Staphylococcus aureus into the body. It turned out that the cells of the lower layers of the skin secrete proinflammatory cytokine, which attracts immune cells. This explains why deadly Supermicro may from time to time settle on the skin of people without harm to their health. The study was published in the journal Cell Reports.

The first space test complex opened in Turkey

A test facility for space radiation was opened in Turkey. The first such facility for the country is located in the Department of accelerator and radiation technologies of the Turkish atomic energy Agency. This was reported by representatives of the Sabah news Agency.