24 Dec, 2019

News digest for 12/23/2019

China will reduce import duties on more than 850 types of goods from January 1

The Chinese government announced a reduction from January 1 tariffs on imports of 859 products, including frozen pork, pharmaceuticals and a number of high-tech goods, Bloomberg reported, citing a statement by the Chinese Ministry of Finance.

The Russian su-30 conducted a series of attacks on an American destroyer in the Black sea.

“The us destroyer was attacked by the Russian electronic warfare system, as a result, the team lost control of the ship. But the Russians did not think it enough, and they continued to mock the American sailors. Above the immobilized ship, which became, in fact, a target, there was a su-30 fighter, which simulated the approach to the combat attack, assuming the destruction of the “Ross” from the air. The head of the joint chiefs of staff of the US armed forces made a claim to Russian colleagues about the inadmissibility of turning American ships into simulators. The Pentagon is protesting against such tactics, which Russia is not the first to use in the Black sea in relation to ships under the American flag, “the Pravda-TV information resource said.

Turkey will not cope alone with a new wave of refugees from Syria

Erdogan said that Turkey will not cope alone with a new wave of refugees from Syria. Earlier, Al Jazeera reported that in 24 hours after the increase in the number of attacks in Idlib province, 18 thousand people left the region.

“Turkey is making every effort to put an end to the attacks on Idlib. Tomorrow we are sending a delegation to Moscow to discuss the situation [in the region]. As a result of these talks, we will decide what steps we should take, ” the Turkish leader said.

“Chang’e-4” and the lunar Rover “Yutu-2” successfully came out of hibernation

The lander and lunar Rover, which arrived on the moon in January 2019, once again shut down during the lunar night on December 4. During this period, equal to 354 earth hours, the natural satellite of the Earth does not get direct sunlight, so solar-powered devices are put into sleep mode.

The lunar Rover “Yutu-2” came out of hibernation on December 20, and the landing station “Chang’e-4” – on December 21. During their 13th lunar day, the spacecraft will continue to study the terrain, study the mineral composition and fine structure of the moon’s surface, and measure neutron radiation.

It is noted that both devices of mission work in a regular mode. By the end of 12 lunar days, Yutu-2 was able to move more than 345 meters across the moon’s surface.

Petro Poroshenko will demand to impose sanctions

The party “European solidarity” of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko initiates in Parliament sanctions against Ukrainian companies, which, according to media reports, signed an agreement with Gazprom on direct gas supplies from 2020, the politician wrote in his Facebook. According to him, Moscow sells discounted gas to the fifth column.

“Today, Ukrainian and Russian media reported that five Ukrainian companies have signed agreements on gas supplies from Russia to the Ukrainian market. These are not commercial contracts, they are political, ” Mr. Poroshenko wrote. He added that Moscow’s sale of gas to the fifth column at a significant discount ” undermines the foundations of Ukrainian statehood.” Mr. Poroshenko believes that “this is a matter of national security.”

“Legionaries of Christ” admitted abuse of 175 children by its priests

During the 78 years of existence of the Catholic order “Legionaries of Christ” its priests committed sexual abuse of 175 minors. This is stated in the report on the website of the “Legionaries of Christ”. The vast majority of the victims were boys between the ages of 11 and 16 who attended the seminaries of the Legionaries of Christ.

At least 60 of the 175 children affected were abused by the order’s founder Marcial Maciel. In total, 33 priests of the order were found guilty of violence, 18 of whom still remain among the “Legionaries of Christ”. They are all either limited in service or excluded from it.

Ambulance staff took to the picket line in Novosibirsk.

Picket of ambulance staff was held in Novosibirsk on December 22. About 40-60 people protested in the square near the globe theater, the correspondent of Taiga reports.info. They demanded higher salaries and better working conditions from the authorities.

Some of the protesters were wearing ambulance jackets. The participants held posters: “a Decent salary. Decent working conditions. Decent help”, “Ambulance-get up from your knees”, “Ambulance need help”, “Doctors are not slaves”, “Pediatricians in the ambulance almost gone”, “Your reports Yes in our lives” and others.

In the regional Ministry of health claim that the average salary of paramedics visiting teams is 38.2-40 thousand rubles. According to the picket participants, paramedics receive 17-20 thousand rubles.

State-owned banks increased their premiums to top-managers in Russia

Over the past five years, the largest banks have increased Executive compensation three to six times. This is demonstrated by the data of their reporting, which was analyzed by Izvestia.

The most generous was Gazprombank, which spent 3.8 billion rubles to compensate the tops. The second place was shared by Sberbank and VTB with 3.3 billion rubles. Next are Alfa-Bank – 2.1 billion rubles and FC Bank OTKRITIE-1.76 billion rubles.

The story of import substitution

This is a 48-port switch produced by the resident of SKOLKOVO SIC “Bulat”. Under the stickers we see that the real logos are carefully polished. Only the model name is left intact. CloudEngine S5731-S-a series of switches from the famous Chinese company ” Huawei»

On the website of SIC “Bulat” in the development section we can read the following: Switch “BULAT” BS7700-created by SIC “BULAT” and in 2019 it is planned to launch mass production

Source: telegram-channel “Protest Russia»

The government will spend 15 billion rubles to update the “Superjet”

The Ministry of industry and trade intends to allocate an additional almost 15 billion rubles for the development of the Superjet New aircraft, in which the maximum number of parts will be produced in Russia. This is spelled out in the schedule of the Ministry in early December, according to information from the SPARK database.

Average salary of working pensioners in Russia

The average salary of working pensioners in Russia is 40 thousand rubles. This was stated by the head of the Pension Fund of Russia (PFR) Anton Drozdov with reference to monitoring data.

“This is an additional income that non — working pensioners do not have,” the head of the FIU justified the relevant data to Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

Earlier, Anton Drozdov spoke about a special mechanism for indexing pension payments for working pensioners and recalled that since 2016, indexing is carried out only after dismissal. As told “URA.RU” economist Vasily Koltashov, the refusal of the FIU from the annual increase in payments to working pensioners is a deliberately unprofitable step for the country’s economy.

Car rental for the state Corporation ” Roscosmos»

Roscosmos will spend 98 million rubles for the annual rental of 17 Executive and business class cars with drivers.

According to the contract, all cars must be produced no earlier than 2015, equipped with climate control and GLONASS system. Drivers must be Russian citizens, have a neat appearance and a ” culture of service and respect for passengers»

«Yandex.Video ” and YouTube can be blocked in Russia

The General Director Of the Association for the protection of copyright on the Internet (AZAPI) Maxim Ryabko said that the eternal blocking can threaten the services of “Yandex.Video” and YouTube because of the piracy act. About it writes the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

The interior Ministry called the number of vacant positions of precinct

In Russia, the number of precinct police commissioners is 45 thousand people. At the same time, as the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs told RT, just over 5 thousand positions remain vacant.

In Russia will cancel the professional standard for University teachers

The professional standard for teachers of higher educational institutions in Russia will be abolished from January 1, 2020. About it the newspaper “Izvestia” said a member of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state building Irina Rukavishnikova.

Introduced in 2015, the norm limited the work of teachers who did not have a degree. In particular, they were not allowed to teach in the specialty and master’s programs, there were significant restrictions for bachelor’s programs. As explained by the Senator, suffered from this, first of all, students who could not get full knowledge from teachers-practitioners.

Doctors and nurses will receive uniform wage requirements

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, reacting to the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin to “get rid of unfair differentiation” of salaries of chief and ordinary doctors, said that after the amendments to the TC, the government will be able to establish uniform wage requirements for health workers throughout Russia, limiting the powers of the regions, writes “Kommersant”.

Krasnoyarsk veterinarians performed an operation on a female cockroach

Experts veterinarnoi clinic Limpopo conducted a unique operation the female cockroach Archimandrite with complication after delivery. She removed the cocoon, which after birth could not set for several days. In this cocoon is edema, in which the offspring of the cockroach ripens. When the patient was brought to the doctors, the cocoon was already drying up, this could lead to infection and death of the insect. The doctors decided to help the cockroach and performed an operation on her

Kamchatka travel agencies will open tours on the Northern sea route in 2020

For 2020, Arctic programs have been developed with visits to the commander Islands, the coast of Kamchatka, Chukotka, as well as the Krasnoyarsk territory, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions. This was reported in an interview with TASS Deputy Chairman of the government of the Kamchatka territory Marina Saturday.

“Today Kamchatka tour operators are the only ones in the far East to organize cruise programs of an expeditionary nature along the Northern sea route. For 2020, Arctic programs have been developed with visits to the commander Islands, the coast of Kamchatka, Chukotka, as well as the Krasnoyarsk territory, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions. For this purpose, foreign and Russian ice-class vessels will be used, ” she said.

What information is most often hidden by oil companies

Oil companies worst of all provide information on the use of renewable energy sources (RES) for their own needs, told RIA Novosti the head of the program on environmental responsibility of business WWF Russia Alexey Knizhnikov.

“Only 8 companies disclose data on the criterion of “energy consumption from renewable energy”. This is due to the fact that most companies in the sector are not yet ready to associate themselves with RES, ” Knizhnikov said

Information on the number of emergency incidents on pipelines

Every year since 2013, the world wildlife Fund (WWF) of Russia publishes a rating of openness of Russian companies in the oil and gas sector. Research is being conducted at 20 of the largest companies. Information on the number of emergency incidents on pipelines is reported by 18 companies, and on the volume of emergency spills – 17 companies.

“But such data can not yet be called reliable. For example, the criterion is the specific amount of spilled oil and the specific number of incidents on pipelines. We are seeing a very large spread of numbers here. And this raises doubts about the reliability of the published data. After all, technologies, equipment and approaches to pipeline maintenance in the industry are more or less homogeneous, ” Knizhnikov said.

China refuses to lend to the US

In recent years, China has been the leading foreign creditor of the United States, but since the start of the trade war with Washington, Beijing has consistently reduced the portfolio of U.S. government bonds.

As follows from the data published by the us Treasury, Beijing continued to dump us debt securities and in October their total amount fell to 1.1 trillion dollars — this is the minimum since April 2017.

The average check of a Russian resident for one trip to the store decreased

The average check of Russians for one trip to the store falls for the third year in a row – for 2019, it decreased by 7%, to 518 rubles, according to a study by the group “Tinkoff”, which is available to RIA Novosti

Banks are preparing to introduce fees for transfers through the SBP

From January 1, 2020, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation will introduce fees for banks for transfers in the “fast payment System” (SBP), so that banks are preparing to establish their own commissions. At the same time, they do not believe that this will lead to a decrease in the volume of transfers through the SBP, since the commissions will be lower than for standard transfers, Kommersant reports»

OTKRITIE Bank to close a number of offices in Russia

OTKRITIE Bank will not significantly reduce its office network in Russia, but will close about 20 inefficient branches, the Bank said in an interview.- Deputy Chairman of the Board, head of retail unit of OTKRITIE FC Bank Veniamin Polyantsev.

“We are closing inefficient points. Part of the offices that we have historically, we will close simply because they are not interesting to us, ” – said Polyantsev. So, he noted, in settlements where less than 45-50 thousand people live, there is no potential for the development of banking business

In the network there was a video of the landing of the ship Starliner

After landing, experts went to the ship together with the future crew of the Starliner. They have to evacuate from the side of the mannequin Rosie, thus completing the first test flight. Recall, the first spacecraft concern Boeing launched on December 20 at 14.36 Moscow time

Xiaomi accused of illegally collecting user data

Xiaomi was accused of violating the law of collecting data about users. Espionage brand attributed to the territory of China, in a similar offense is suspected and the firm Tencent.

The Metropolitan of the ROC found luxury real estate and debts in Spain

Metropolitan Hilarion, head of external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, owns a two-storey penthouse in Spain. It was found out by journalists of “Novaya Gazeta”.

The property is located at 25 Tutor street in Altea. At the time of purchase, the apartment cost €950 thousand (about 66 million rubles), according to the publication’s website.

According to journalists, the priest purchased the property in 2011. Since then, he has accumulated a debt for utilities in the amount of €20 thousand (about 1.3 million rubles).

Hilarion claims that he received the penthouse as a gift. At the same time very rich people of Ukraine and Azerbaijan have an apartment near the representative of the ROC

The court in Italy decided to extradite Korshunov to the United States

The Italian court decided to extradite to the United States arrested in Italy at the request of the American authorities, the top Manager of the Russian United engine Corporation Alexander Korshunov, told reporters the lawyer of the Russian Giandomenico Caiazza.

“The court issued a decision on extradition. The defense has 15 days to appeal to the court of Cassation, ” the lawyer said.

The Russian side is also seeking Korshunov’s extradition, but the matter will not be considered by an Italian court and is under the jurisdiction of the Italian Minister of justice, since the top Manager of the UEC has already agreed to such a procedure.

In early November, Korshunov was arrested in absentia and put on the international wanted list in Russia. He is charged with fraud on a large scale. A top Manager in Russia faces up to ten years in prison.

The Russian defense Ministry conducted a serious personnel rotation

The Russian defense Ministry conducted a major personnel rotation, the Izvestia newspaper reported, citing a source in the military Department. In particular, the head of the military police Lieutenant General Vladimir Ivanovsky was appointed to the post of head of the innovative Technopolis ” Era»

Russian students are less likely to be issued visas to the United States

The head of The American chamber of Commerce in Russia Alexis Rodzianko said that Russian students have become more likely to face the non-issuance of American visas for educational purposes. This is reported by RIA “Novosti”.

The us military has transferred a large batch of weapons to Ukraine

A large batch of weapons has been transferred to Ukraine from the United States, according to the telegram channel Welders, known for its insiders, who are always faithful

“Christmas gift” from North Korea

North Korea plans to adopt a tough policy towards the United States, which involves, among other things, the refusal of negotiations on denuclearization, CNN reports, citing a source familiar with the mood of the North Korean leadership.

According to the interlocutor of the TV channel, the new policy of the DPRK towards the United States is probably the so-called “Christmas gift” that Pyongyang promised to present to Washington.

Russian airports will not be able to operate new airfield equipment

Russian airports from the end of October 2019 can not operate new airfield equipment, including ladders, apron buses and de-icing machines. This was reported in the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to sources.

“At the end of October, the Federal customs service (FCS) refused to issue passports of self-propelled mechanisms for such special equipment because of the lack of certification,” the source told the newspaper.

A third of Russians do not read books at all

A third of Russians-33% – do not read books, neither paper nor electronic. This is evidenced by the results of a survey by Mediascope.

The Caucasus was the most non — reading region (44% do not read), and St. Petersburg was the most reading. It also turned out that most do not read — in small towns (40%), in Moscow, 22%, in St. Petersburg-21%.

In addition, the survey showed that young people read more than the older generation. Thus, respondents aged 16-34 read books and textbooks (75%), among those older than 55 reading was only 61%. Men read less than women (64% vs. 69%).

Medvedev extended the experiment tax free

The government has extended the implementation of the pilot project on VAT compensation for foreign citizens in the export of goods purchased in Russia until December 31, 2020. The corresponding resolution was signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on December 19, 2019

“Now I have signed a new resolution, which not only extends the validity of this pilot project until December 31, 2020, but also allows to expand the geography and number of participants in this process. To thirteen regions where it all works, will be added three more: it is the Leningrad region, Primorsky and Khabarovsk territories”.

The Federation Council approved the law on raising the minimum wage from 2020

From January 1, the minimum wage will be 12,130 rubles per month.

Tesco to inspect Shanghai factory for use of forced labour

Six-year-old Florence Widdicombe from London bought a pack of cards at a Tesco supermarket to give to school friends. When she signed the cards, she found one of them inscribed:

“We are foreign prisoners from the prison [of the area] Qingpu in Shanghai. We are forced to work against our will. Please help us and inform the human rights organization.”

Retail chain Tesco will re-inspect the Shanghai factory, and if suspicions of the use of forced labor are confirmed, will refuse to cooperate with it

“The Moscow business”. The trial of Samariddin Rajabov

In Meshchansky district court of Moscow begins consideration of the case of Samariddin Rajabov-one of the first detainees in the “Moscow case”.

According to investigators, he threw a plastic bottle into resguardar. Despite the fact that Rajabov did not hit anyone, the policeman perceived the bottle as a threat, as it made a sharp sound when it fell to the ground.

Everyone is scared now, everyone is trying to protect themselves and tell their truth

A source in the Ministry of education of Tatarstan told how it turned out that in the Novotroitskaya school of the tukayevsky district there were exercises of riot Police on dispersal of meetings with use as” protesters ” pupils of the ninth class.

“As we learned, the interior Ministry previously came out with a proposal to hold demonstrations or exercises on the head of the rural settlement, and he attracted the school Director. The Director of school as heard “the Ministry of internal Affairs” – right there took under a peak and at all didn’t think that there can be something illegal, didn’t inform anybody. Now the inspection continues, the Commissioner for children’s rights in Tatarstan, the Ministry of Education and science, the Ministry of internal Affairs participate in it. Everyone is now scared, everyone is trying to protect themselves and tell their truth, ” – said the interlocutor of “Open media” in the Ministry

Two firms, “chef Putin” made an appearance that a stranger

Alexey Navalny’s FBK, he and the lawyer of the Lyubov Sobol Fund have to pay 88 million rubles to the Moscow schoolboy food plant, which is associated with” Putin’s cook ” Yevgeny Prigozhin. So in October of this year the Arbitration court of Moscow decided. This sum-compensation of losses “to the Moscow schoolboy” because of the broken signing of the contract of this company with LLC “Social food “Center””. The name of the second company is indicated in the reasoning part of the court’s decision published last week.

However, as “Open media” found Out, “social nutrition” center “”is also associated with Prigozhin and is in the same group with”Moscow schoolboy”. That is, FBK, Navalny and Sobol have to pay one of the companies “Putin’s cook” for an unfinished contract with another company of the same “cook”.

Novak compared LNG supplies to Europe from Russia and the United States

Russia is well ahead of the United States in supplying liquefied natural gas to Europe, energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

“Our share is 20% <…> , American — 13%, ” he said in an interview with RBC.

Roscosmos announced the postponement of the second launch of the Angara rocket»

Roscosmos announced the postponement of the second test launch of the Angara heavy rocket from this to the next year. “The resumption of launches is planned in 2020,” the press service told reporters.

In Zlatoust, students were shown how to crush the riots in the colonies

In FSIN Agency assured that demonstration performance took place “at the invitation of the management of school”. “During the speeches, the actions of the rapid response team of the correctional colony No. 25 in case of emergency situations were demonstrated,” the press service noted.

Named the most favorite programs of Russians on television

Mediascope conducted a study and found out the preference of Russians regarding projects on Russian television. Were named the most favorite programs as all viewers, and depending on the age and sex of the person.

The first place went to “Live with Andrei Malakhov.” 8.6% of respondents named this project their favorite. The second place went to the program “Male and female” – 6.3%. In the top three is also the already legendary program “Field of miracles”, its result-4.7%. “News” (4.5%) and “Sport” (3.9%) were also in the top five. The final rating included the following projects: Comedy Club/Comedy Women, “Evening with Vladimir Solovyov”, “60 minutes”, ” DNA ” and “KVN”. They are very often watched, respectively, 3.7, 3.1, 3.0, 2.7 and 2.6% of respondents in the study residents of the Russian Federation.

Medvedev instructed to prepare a response to new us sanctions

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the government to prepare possible additional restrictive measures against the United States for the sanctions imposed by Washington against Nord stream-2. Us President Donald trump on December 20 signed the country’s defense budget for 2020.

I would like to ask my colleagues from the government, within the framework of the earlier presidential decree on retaliatory restrictive measures against a number of countries, including the United States, to look at the possibilities of any other restrictive measures against the United States and report to me on proposals. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

Airlines said the threat of disruption of flights in the new year holidays

The Association of air transport operators (aevt), which includes 27 Russian airlines, said the possible disruption of flights during the new year holidays due to the lack of decisions of the Ministry of transport on the use of about 30 aircraft.

The first type 214 TN submarine assembled in Turkey was launched

The first submarine of the type 214 TN launched Sunday on the water at Gölcük military shipyard in the North-West of Turkey. The submarine was named “Piri Reis” in honor of the Ottoman Navigator and cartographer. After launching, her construction will continue until 2022, when she should officially enter service with the Turkish Navy. The ceremony was attended by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. He promised that by 2027 the Navy will receive six submarines of this type.

In July 2009, Turkey concluded with the largest German shipyard HDW (Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft) on the joint production of six type 214 TN submarines.

Britain to double number of visas for scientists

According to the Financial Times with reference to the statement of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country, in the near future the quota for simplified visas for researchers receiving scholarships in British universities will be doubled— from 62 to 120.

Super SIM cards will appear In China

SIM cards Super SIM are released for sale by the Chinese company Ziguang and Telecom operator China Unicom. About it reports “News.ru”. it is Specified that its peculiarity is the volume of storage.According to the publication, the manufacturer will release versions of Super SIM on 32, 64 and 128 GB. internal memory. The start of sales of Super SIM cards is scheduled for December 23.

Twitter and Facebook have removed hundreds of pages supporting Donald Trump

Social networks Facebook and Twitter have removed hundreds of “fake” pages, some of which in their publications supported Donald trump. According to a post on the Facebook site, people’s photos for fake pages controlled by The BL were generated by artificial intelligence. Gleicher told the Financial Times that this is the first time he has come across the systemic use of images created by artificial intelligence.

American rock singer Iggy Pop will receive a Grammy award»

American rock musician Iggy Pop will receive a Grammy award in 2020 for his significant contribution to the recording industry.

According to the portal NME, the awards will also be awarded to country and folk singer John Prine, soul singer Roberta Flack, composer and singer Rosetta Tharp, rhythm and Blues musician Isaac Hayes and rock band Chicago

In the Tretyakov gallery – replenishment of the collection

About 950 works have joined the collection of the Tretyakov gallery since the beginning of this year, among them a collection of 100 works by contemporary artists. This was announced on December 23, the General Director of the Museum Zelfira Tregulova. According to her, at the end of the year, the Tretyakov gallery received a gift from the Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin Foundation. This collection includes paintings and drawings, photographs and video works, installations by artists of different directions.

The basis of the collection – the work of young, but already established authors who began their journey in the 2000s. These are such artists as Victor Alimpiev, Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Alex Buldakov, art group “ZIP”, Alice Joffe, Misha Most, Timofey Radya, Chaim Sokol, etc.

Released Russian trailer for the new “Pinocchio»

On YouTube is available quite creepy – here would Tim Burton scared – Russian trailer of the new film adaptation of the tale of the wooden man Pinocchio. This time-in the production of Matteo Garrone (“Dogman”, “Gomorrah”).

Smartphone owners can open a Deposit on biometrics

Russians were able to open an account through a smartphone in banks that are connected to the unified biometric system (UBS). The corresponding application appeared in the Apple Store, told “Izvestia” in “Rostelecom”.

More than a third of Russians admitted that bypass blocking on the Internet

More than a third of Russians bypass blocking sites on the Internet, almost half have never done so, according to the results of the company Mediascope commissioned by the Ministry of communications of Russia’s first nationwide study on the structure of media consumption of the country’s residents.

Xiaomi youpin smart watch for $17 goes on sale

According to the source, in China started selling smart watches Xiaomi Youpin. This is a fairly simple model, which is equipped with a color screen diagonal of 1.3 inches with a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels. There is also a heart rate monitoring system, good protection against external influences (IP68), Bluetooth 4.2 adapter, nine preset training modes, pedometer and other typical functions for devices of this category. Autonomy reaches 14 days (battery capacity-210 mA•h), weight-only 34 grams.

The diagonal of the new LG ultragear and UltraWide monitors reaches 38 inches

LG Electronics has introduced a range of ultragear family monitors for game-level systems. In addition, announced a new widescreen panel series UltraWide. The UltraGear family includes 27gn950, 34GN850 and 38GN950 models measuring 27 inches, 34 inches and 38 inches diagonally, respectively.
Xiaomi to release Pocophone F2 in 2020

Xiaomi Corporation plans to bring the pocophone F2 smartphone to the world market in 2020. Recall that the first generation of devices was very well evaluated by critics largely because of the good performance and proprietary OS shell. The Pocophone F2 premiered last year.

Bloomberg changes WhatsApp to Telegram

What exactly was unacceptable in the innovations, the news Agency did not specify. A replacement has already been found: on November 15, the Bloomberg news channel in Telegram started. For three weeks, more than 13 thousand people subscribed to it (what audience was in the WhatsApp channel-it is not known for sure).

Internet bots have learned to generate fake profile photos

Facebook and Twitter reported blocking a global network of bots consisting of hundreds of accounts, pages and groups. The news is interesting because the organizers tried to disguise fake accounts

Experts have created an artificial tooth on a chip

Multi-organ systems on a chip allow faster development and testing of new drugs without putting living people or animals at risk. Now a tooth on a chip has been created to help dentists develop new methods to fight tooth disease.

The crocodiles have found the ability to run at a gallop

Australian zoologists have discovered the ability of crocodiles to run a gallop. According to scientists, if animals are forced by conditions, they can pick up speed. The researchers said that alligators and caimans can only move on land at a trot.