The Internal Security Service of the European External Relations Service (EEAS) warned diplomats and military representatives of the hundreds of spies in Russia and China operating in Brussels. This is reported by the German edition of Die Welt.
According to Die Welt, diplomats were warned against visiting a number of places in the European Quarter, where the main part of the European Union’s Brussels offices is located. Among them – a popular eatery and cafe in the immediate vicinity of the headquarters of the European Commission.
The EEAS warned that Russian and Chinese intelligence officers work primarily in embassies and trade missions of their countries. It is no secret that under-cover agents are also attaches who accompany diplomats at official receptions, the article says. In addition, American and Moroccan agents are active in Brussels.
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Nebenzia announced US pressure on the Russian post-mission to the UN
The Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN is under strong pressure from the American authorities, said Russian Permanent Representative Vasily Nebenzya in an interview on the occasion of the Day of Diplomatic Worker.
Our clashes and skirmishes do not occur on the basis of our personal relationships, just our personal relationships are good, human, mutually respectful. But when we talk about fundamental things, there are collisions of opinions that develop into such forms. – Vasily Nebenzya, diplomat
Putin accepted an invitation to visit Italy
Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted an invitation to visit Italy, Russian Ambassador to Rome Sergey Razov said.
As for the visit of the President of the Russian Federation to Italy, the invitation of the Italian leadership was received and accepted with satisfaction. Specific dates will be agreed through diplomatic channels, and they will be announced in the prescribed manner. – Sergey Razov, diplomat
“Nightmare” for Russian aircraft
The Swedish fighter Saab Gripen E is capable of destroying Russian Su series aircraft. This statement was made by the commander of the Air Force of Sweden Mats Helgesson writes Business Insider. As the newspaper notes, the Gripen is not the farthest, fastest and cheapest fighter, but it does have a feature that makes it a “nightmare” for Russian aircraft.
The United States responded to the proposal of Russia to destroy weapons in the framework of the INF.
The United States said it did not violate the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles – as Washington responded to Moscow’s proposal to the American authorities not to tear off the INF Treaty and destroy the Mk-41 launchers used on land to be used for launching Tomahawk cruise missiles.
In Ukraine, complained about the outflow of qualified personnel to Russia
Former Minister of Transport of Ukraine Yevgeny Chervonenko complained that qualified specialists, including test pilots, were leaving for Russia due to the lack of prospects and the difficult economic situation at home. He stated this to NewsOne.
The average pension of a test pilot is 10 thousand hryvnia. This is despite the fact that our testers are the authors of huge world records. – Yevgeny Chervonenko, Ukrainian entrepreneur
Putin fired nine generals of law enforcement agencies
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed nine generals of law enforcement agencies and the Emergencies Ministry. The relevant decree is published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Die Welt: diplomats in Brussels warned about Russian spies
The internal security structures of the European External Relations Service (EEU) warned European diplomats in Brussels that hundreds of Chinese and Russian spies were operating in the Belgian capital. About this newspaper Die Welt, citing EU diplomats.
Merkel announced the agreement reached on the “Nord Stream-2”
The EU has reached an agreement on Nord Stream II, announced German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the politician, whose words are given by Reuters, this was made possible through close collaboration.
Indeed, agreement was reached on the gas directive. It appeared only because Germany and France closely cooperated with each other, with the Romanian presidency and, of course, with other EU countries. – Angela Merkel, German politician
Greek parliament ratifies North Macedonia’s accession to NATO
The protocol on the accession of the Republic of Northern Macedonia to NATO was ratified by the Greek Parliament on February 9, the Kathimerini newspaper reported. After a stormy twelve-hour debate, the Greek Parliament, by a majority of votes, decided to approve the accession of North Macedonia to NATO.
In advertising on the BBC website Kuril Islands as part of Japan
The advertising picture was schematically depicted a map in which the territory of Japan was displayed in a bright crimson color, while the territories of neighboring states were marked with less bright colors. The Kuril Islands, which are part of Russia, were painted in the same color as Japan. According to the source in the company, this advertisement is not related to the content produced by the BBC. The banner was provided by a third-party advertiser.
Trump and Kim Jong-un’s second summit will be held in Hanoi
US President Donald Trump announced that his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be held in Hanoi. Earlier it was known that the summit will take place on February 27-28.
My representatives have just left North Korea, where they had a very productive meeting. They agreed on the time and date of the second summit with Kim Jong-un. The summit will be held in Hanoi on February 27-28. I am now waiting for a meeting with Chairman Kim in order to promote peace! – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States
Poland is going to invite Putin on the anniversary of the Second World War
The country’s foreign ministry believes that the Russian leader should attend official events. Polish Foreign Ministry has proposed inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II.
CNN: Trump refused to report to Congress on the case of Hashukji
US President Donald Trump refused to report in a timely manner to the senators of the country’s congress on the investigation into the murder of Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Hashukji. This is reported by CNN, citing sources.
Guaydo allowed the possibility of the invasion of foreign military in Venezuela
The leader of the Venezuelan opposition and parliamentary speaker Juan Guaydo, who declared himself the interim president of the country, admitted the possibility of foreign intervention for a coup d’état. He stated this in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. He also noted that gradually the Russian and Chinese authorities “realize that Maduro cannot offer them either stability or guarantees.”
The head of the OSCE called on Ukraine to allow Russian observers to the elections
OSCE Chairman Miroslav Laichak called on Ukraine to ensure admission of observers from Russia to the presidential elections. On this February 9 reports “Interfax”.
Trump’s personal doctor spoke about his health
Sean Conley, who is the personal doctor of US President Donald Trump, spoke about the state of health of the American leader. As stated in his memorandum, Trump underwent a four-hour routine medical examination, which confirmed that he was in good shape.
WTO allowed South Korea to impose sanctions against the United States
In a dispute between South Korea and the United States, the World Trade Organization (WTO) sided with the Koreans for importing washing machines and allowed Koreans to impose $ 84.8 million in trade sanctions against Washington, the organization’s website reports.
Putin awarded the Order of Merit to the Fatherland German Gref
For a significant contribution to the development and strengthening of the banking system, many years of diligent work, to award the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II Degree, Gref German Oskarovich … – written in a document posted on the portal of legal acts.
The Czech military will leave Afghanistan after the US
The Czech Ministry of Defense plans to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan after the United States. As the Minister of Defense Loubomir Metnar said on Saturday, the Czech Republic will “respond adequately” to the change in the number of US units, TASS reports.
NYT: US intensified attacks against Taliban in Afghanistan
The US military has stepped up attacks against militants of the Taliban terrorist movement in Afghanistan amid talks about peace with them. It is reported by The New York Times. According to the newspaper, the Pentagon has increased the number of air strikes and ground special operations against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Russian troops in the south reinforced by two divisions
Two separate motorized rifle brigades, which are part of the 58th Combined Arms Army – the 19th, whose headquarters are located in Vladikavkaz, and the 136th with its headquarters in Buynaksk – will be reorganized into divisions, Interfax reports. During the reform of the Russian army, these divisions were reduced to brigades.
APU announced exercises near the Crimea
The air forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine report that they plan to conduct four exercises with live firing in 2019, the first firing will take place in February at the Yagorlyk testing range in the Kherson region bordering the Crimea.
US experienced long-range howitzer
The US military under the ERCA (Extended Range Cannon Artillery) program tested a high-precision howitzer with a firing range of over 100 kilometers. The corresponding video was posted on Twitter at the Yuma military range (Arizona).
In Kiev, began to build two new boats for the Ukrainian Navy
At the Kiev shipyard “Forge on Rybatskaya” laid two combat boats for the Navy of Ukraine, the press center of the command of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Air defense exercises began in Crimea with the participation of S-400 systems
In Crimea, the combat crews of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system division from the air force and air defense forces of the Southern Military District conducted training. According to the press service of the Black Sea Fleet, the installations “made an independent march to the designated position area”.
The road to the temple in the park “Patriot” will decorate 33 million photos of soldiers
Interfax-Russia.ru – About 33 million photos of the participants of the Great Patriotic War will be placed in the Museum “Memory Road”, which will be included in the temple complex of the Russian Armed Forces, being built in the Moscow region in honor of the victory over fascism, said Army General Sergei Shoigu.
In St. Petersburg, civil servants went out to clean the snow and ice
On February 9, Acting (Acting) Governor of St. Petersburg, Alexander Beglov, as part of a meeting on cleaning the city, called the fight against frost a top priority. He instructed to open hotlines for the treatment of local residents affected by falls on the ice or roof leaks.
Either we will remove the snow, or the snow will remove us. – Alexander Beglov, Russian politician
In France, the “yellow vests” held the 13th day of protests
The movement of “yellow vests” on Saturday held the next, the 13th in a row, the day of protest actions. In the demonstrations that took place on February 2 in many cities of France, 58,600 thousand people took part, which is ten thousand less than a week before.
Zombie Deer Disease Spread in the USA and Canada
A deadly disease has spread in the United States and Canada, turning deer into zombies. The data was provided by a US government organization that monitors and prevents disease. Reports about it Daily Mail.
Formally, the infection is called a chronic debilitating disease. It is accompanied by the fact that the brain and spinal cord of deer and elk are affected. This spreads to the fabric and then leads to death. In the final stage of the disease, “zombie deer” lose weight dramatically, they have a lack of coordination, they become aggressive. In this case, eyewitnesses claim that infected individuals behave like zombies.
Forecasters announced the arrival of the warmest decade in 150 years
Scientists have concluded that the decade from 2014 to 2023 will be the warmest in the last 150 years. The corresponding statement was made by experts of the World Meteorological Organization. About this reports the newspaper Izvestia, citing the BBC TV channel.
The case of blocking Telegram goes to the jurisdiction of the ECHR
The head of the international human rights group “Agora” Pavel Chikov said that the case of blocking Telegram goes to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) because all stages of the protection of the messenger in Russian courts have already been passed.
Aeroflot changes the rules for transporting animals on an airplane
From February 14, Aeroflot airline will change the rules for transporting animals on board the aircraft, the company’s press service reported on Friday, February 8. According to the air carrier, “the new standards allow you to securely place a container or a carrier under the seat in front of the chair”, and the passenger with the animal and his neighbors “comfortably sit without hesitation and restrictions for legs”
The Council at the Ministry of Education has sent about 500 textbooks for examination
The Scientific and Methodological Council under the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation ordered to send 490 school textbooks for additional examination. According to the results of the examination, textbooks with positive reviews will fall into the federal list, the press service of the department reports.
The first store without staff opened in Thailand
One of the largest mobile operators, AIS, opened its first store without staff in Phuket. About $ 635.8 thousand was spent on its opening. According to the newspaper Bangkok Post, the store has no queues, no staff and no cash is required for the calculation.
Sobyanin: 50 metro stations to be built in Moscow in 5 years
Mossovetinfo.ru – Over the next five years, 50 new metro stations will be built in Moscow, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said at the board of the Moscow Building Complex, which takes place in the Zaryadye Concert Hall.
Here gathered people who can be considered heroes. Thank you for your work. Last year can be considered the year of the metro, 17 stations were built. We have accomplished the feat, having built about 40 stations over the past years, but in the coming years we need to build another 50 – Sergey Sobyanin, a Russian politician
Moscow until 2024 will invest 200 billion rubles in the development of railways
The capital will invest 200 billion rubles in the development of railways until 2024. The deputy mayor of Moscow on urban planning policy and construction Marat Khusnullin told reporters today after the building complex panel, which summarized the work for 2018 and outlined plans for the next five years.
Deputies proposed to introduce a new fine on Russian roads
In Russia, they can begin to fine for travel on the roads of self-propelled vehicles on pneumatic and caterpillar tracks. The bill was submitted to the State Duma by deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Perm Territory, reports the Parliamentary Gazette.
Ministry of Industry and Trade intends to bring down the prices of products by new markets
The procedure for negotiating a market bill is coming to an end, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Viktor Evtukhov told Rossiyskaya Gazeta. In the near future it will be submitted to the government and the State Duma.
The more players in the market, the lower the prices. There are, of course, different prices in the markets, but the products are fresh and often better than in supermarkets that buy a large amount of semi-finished or frozen products. – Victor Evtukhov, Russian politician
Sberbank CIB assessed the negative effect of the abolition of roaming in Russia
Operators will lose nine rubles a month from the subscriber due to the cancellation of the mark-up for roaming services and the growing popularity of instant messengers. Roaming within Russia accounted for about 2% of the operators’ service revenues. Another 3-4% accounts for international roaming services.
The government expanded TOR “Nikolaevsk” and “Priamurskaya”
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the expansion of the territories of advanced socio-economic development (TOP) “Nikolaevsk” in the Khabarovsk Territory and “Priamurskaya” in the Amur Region. Relevant documents are published on the government website.
In Finland, summed up the experiment with the basic income of the unemployed
The payment of unconditional basic income to the unemployed improves their well-being, but does not stimulate them to find work, the Kela Finnish Social Security Bureau said. The experiment involved 2 thousand unemployed Finns, who were selected randomly.
RUSAL and En + re-register in the Russian Federation
The updated En + Board of Directors at the meeting made the final decision on re-registering the company from Jersey to the territory of the Russian Federation. En + and RUSAL will be re-registered in Kaliningrad, TASS reports referring to a source close to the board of directors.
Dvorkovich voiced the number of working startups in Skolkovo
The Skolkovo Foundation has about 2,000 start-ups, its head Arkady Dvorkovich informed the citizens. About 50% of them work in the Moscow region, others – throughout the state.
Central Bank explained the rise in food prices in early 2019
In January, annual inflation rose to 5% for the first time in two years, after 4.3% in December. Its acceleration was predictable due to the increase in the VAT rate from the beginning of the year and the indexation of tariffs on housing and public utilities. In this case, the rise in prices fit into the lower limit of the forecast of the Central Bank.
Italian unions hold protest against government policy
According to the news channel Rai News 24, on the central square of the Republic gather thousands of participants from different regions of Italy. The organizers of the action planned a march to St. John’s Square, where trade union leaders will speak
Bitcoin’s share of the cryptocurrency market grew by 56% over the year
Over the past year, Bitcoin’s share of the digital money market has increased by 56%. In February 2018, the domination of cryptocurrency was 34%, now it is above 53%.
Maduro: Venezuela will triple gold mining
Venezuela in I quarter of 2019 intends to three times increase gold production. About this today, February 8, said at a press conference the legitimate president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.
Russia will not give up forest exports to China
Moscow does not consider the economic scenario with a complete ban on wood exports to China, said the head of Rosleskhoz, Ivan Valentik, commenting on the reports that Russia may temporarily limit the export of wood to China due to black cuttings and problems with forest restoration.
Fund to support the development of educational technologies will appear in Russia
The fund for the introduction of technological solutions in the field of education will be created in Russia, the amount of financing projects of domestic developers in this area will be more than 7 billion rubles, said special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on issues of digital and technological development Dmitry Peskov.
Rosstat: Expenses for residents of Bashkortostan are rising, incomes are falling
According to the department’s staff, if in September, on average, residents of Bashkiria earned 30,522 rubles, in October their incomes increased by 2,744 rubles, but in November they again decreased by 1,347 rubles and amounted to 31,919 rubles.
The average salary of researchers in Tatarstan exceeded 72.7 thousand rubles
In 2018, the average salary in Tatarstan grew by almost 9%. In 2018, the average salary of research workers in the republic exceeded 72.7 thousand rubles, Tatarstanstat reports in its materials dedicated to the Day of Russian Science.
Sechin wrote Putin about the risks of a deal with OPEC
The head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin, wrote a letter to President Vladimir Putin saying that the OPEC deal with Russia to reduce oil production is a strategic threat to Russia and plays into the hands of the United States.
Petronas offers to extend contracts in Turkmenistan
Malaysian oil and gas company is also interested in developing cooperation with Ashgabat in the field of petrochemistry. Petronas International Oil and Gas Company, a Malaysian state corporation, intends to extend contracts in Turkmenistan.
Smartphones with the most powerful radiation
Statista experts called smartphones with the highest level of electromagnetic radiation. Data published in the Twitter organization.
The first line of anti-rating was occupied by the 2017 model Xiaomi Mi A1, the radiation level of which was 1.75 watts per kilogram. The second place was taken by the OnePlus 5T smartphone (1.68 watts per kilogram), and the third place was Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (1.58 watts per kilogram). The first five closed OnePlus 6T and HTC U12 Life.
Chinese doctors illegally seized tens of thousands of organs for transplant
Researchers cannot simply go to prison and select the organs of executed prisoners or obtain organs without the consent of the donor. And the international ethics committee should give the green light to every research on this topic before publishing it in a journal.
The Netherlands is negotiating the relocation of more than 250 companies after Brexit
The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands, is negotiating the move to the country of more than 250 companies after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, according to the Ministry’s website
German dumps overflowing with diesel cars
The manager of one of the German dumps told what cars he was currently receiving. Most of them are in good condition and could still be used for years.
Plunders in “Voentelecom” covered for bribes
As it became known to “Kommersant”, the former general director of Voentelecom JSC, Alexander Davydov, accused of embezzling nearly 1 billion rubles. when implementing the state program for the modernization of military communications, they incriminated bribery and commercial bribery. According to the investigation, Mr. Davydov received from his subordinate an expensive foreign car. In addition, the latter fictitiously employed her chief’s sister’s sister in a commercial firm, where she was paid more than 630 thousand rubles. Thanks to new episodes, Alexander Davydov, who has already spent more than a year in a SIZO, can stay there for at least another six months, and in the end get more than ten years in prison.
Instead of a sequel, Aquamen will have a spin-off
Scenario paintings entrusted to newcomers Noah Gardner and Aiden Fitzgerald. Director of Aquaman James Van will act as a producer of the project. It is expected that its budget will be significantly less than that of the base film, the cost of which was estimated at $ 160 million
Surganova released a new instrumental album
The artist worked with the musician Nikita Mezhevich on the “Ringtone Suite” record. Svetlana Surganova, together with the keyboard player of the group “Surganova and Orchestra” Nikita Mezhevich, released a new instrumental album. The musicians called their duet “Surmezh”, and the disc was named “Ringtone Suite”.
The International Clarinet Competition opens in Moscow
On February 9, the First International Clarinet Competition opens at the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow. It is dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the famous clarinetist, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor Ivan Mozgovenko.
Pushkin Theater Festival kicked off in Pskov
The 26th Pushkin Theater Festival kicked off in Pskov. According to the artistic director of the Pskov Drama Theater, on the stage of which the festival will be held, Dmitry Meskhiev, this year not only Russia will play performances, but also a play from Romania is expected.
Marvel launched the official website of the film “Captain Marvel” in the style of the 90s
The company Marvel launched the official website of the film “Captain Marvel”, which is made in the style of the 90s: with a comic Sans font and gifs. This is due to the fact that the picture takes place in 1995.
Bolshoi Theater Agrees on Joint Projects with Astana Opera and Astana Ballet
Vladimir Urin, Director General of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia, during a visit to Astana on Saturday, signed a trilateral cooperation agreement with director of the Astana Opera theater Galym Ahmedyarov and head of the Astana Ballet theater Alexander Sostosyanov.
James Cameron wants to resurrect Alien 5 from Neil Blomkamp
It was assumed that the tape would be a direct continuation of the “Aliens”, ignoring the events of the third and fourth parts. The main character was supposed to make matured Newt, in addition, the director wanted to bring to a logical conclusion the storyline of Ellen Ripley.
Jessica Alba became a cop in the trailer of the bad guys spin-off
Spectrum has posted on YouTube a trailer for the 13-episode serial “L.A.’s Finest” – the first project of the Spectrum Originals division and the spin-off of the bad guys movie franchise with Will Smith. In the film, Jessica Alba and Gabriella Union become two Los Angeles police officers.
Lara Fabian released the “Butterfly”
The album, whose name translates as “Butterfly”, became the tenth release of the singer, recorded in French, and came out two years after the previous studio work “Camouflage”. The album includes 11 tracks, including the title single “Papillon”, released in October 2018.
Rapper Matrang has released a new track in Ossetian
The rapper from North Ossetia Matrang recorded a new song “Stone” in the Ossetian language. The composition became part of the recently released album of the artist “Da”. Earlier Matrang announced on his Instagram page about the release of his new album.
“Abviotura” in Rostov will present its new album “TERROR IS CARRIER”
On March 2, in Rostov-on-Don, in the BADLAND CLUB, there will be a concert by the group “Abviotura”, at which the new album “TREASON MERRY” will be presented. The concert will be held with the support of the group Frezi Grant. Recall, the Rostov team “Abviotur” is well known in the city since the mid-90s.
Megan Traynor released the mini-album “The Love Train” on February 8, 2019.
The album includes six songs, including “Good Morning”, recorded in a duet with her father Gary Traynor. Megan calls her mini-album a “snack” before the “main course” – her new full-fledged studio album “Treat Myself”, the release date of which has not yet been announced.
LCD Soundsystem released a new “live” album
The album was recorded in 2018 in the Electric Lady studio in New York, it includes 12 tracks, including their classic hits “Get Innocuous” and “Home”, songs from the album 2017 “American Dream” and several covers: songs “Fascist Groove Thang” of the British group Heaven17, “I Want Your Love” Chic and “Seconds” Human League
Festival competition of scenic art “South Star – 2019”
The international festival-competition “South Star – 2019” will be held on March 2–3 in the city of Rostov-on-Don. It will be attended by young artists and musicians from 5 years and older, including those with disabilities. Among the nominations – musical direction, instrumental music, dance direction, vocal and choreographic composition, costume theater, original genre, the nomination “My Fatherland” and a special family nomination “Mom, Dad, I am a creative family.” Participants will compete in different age categories. The winners of the competition will be awarded the titles: “Golden Voice”, “Golden Muse” and “Golden Silhouette”, during the festival Grand Prix winners will also be revealed.
The action “Give books with love” will unite more than 60 regions of Russia
The third all-Russian action “Give books with love” will begin in Russia on February 11 and will last until February 17. All those who wish to participate in the action can bring fiction to libraries, bookstores and schools, which will be organized collection points – all of them will be more than 1.5 thousand throughout the country.
“Titian and the Renaissance in Venice”
A large exhibition project opens in Frankfurt am Main – “Titian and the Renaissance in Venice.” From February 13, about 100 paintings of paintings by Venetian artists of the XVI century will be exhibited in the halls of the Art Gallery. The exhibition will feature paintings by Paolo Veronese, Giovanni Bellini, Lorenzo Lotto, Jacopo Bassano, Jacopo Tintoretto. The works of painters entered the exhibition from art collections in Berlin, Munich, as well as from Austria, Holland, Italy, France and the USA.
“Golden Ring of the Bosporus Kingdom”
The first exhibition in the framework of the tourist route “The Golden Ring of the Bosporus Kingdom”, being developed by the Russian Geographical Society, was opened in the Azov Historical-Archaeological and Paleontological Museum-Reserve. This was reported in the management of information policy of the Government of the Rostov region. The exposition acquaints visitors with the culture, religious beliefs and main occupations of the Hellenes in the Bosporus through the scenes of ceremonial painted ceramics of the VIII-III centuries. BC. A total of 71 items from the museum’s collections are presented.
Microsoft asks users to abandon Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer has not received significant updates for four years. Security professional Chris Jackson recommends abandoning Microsoft’s old browser, since it’s not safe
In Japan, collected 50 tons of gadgets for the manufacture of Olympic medals
The organizers of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, which will be held in 2020, said they collected about 50 tons of old electronic devices in order to make sets of Olympic medals out of them. It is noted that for the manufacture of medals from the old gadgets will extract precious metals.
Apple will remove spyware users from the App Store
The company has compiled a black list of programs that record smartphone screenshots. The American company Apple has promised to remove from the app store all programs that use the Glassbox platform, which allows you to capture and record the user’s gadget screen.
Chrome OS received support for Android Pie apps
Google has released a new update for its own operating system, Google OS. Users will receive many innovations, including compatibility with applications for Android Pie. Previously, such support was available up to 7.1.2 Nougat, inclusive.
Google will be launching fitness bracelets and smart watches
The company is clearly thinking about the conquest of the market of wearable devices, which means that after a while we will see fitness bracelets and Google smart watches.
Cryptocurrency allowed to pay for public transport in Argentina
Argentine authorities allowed local residents to pay for travel in buses, trolley buses and subways cryptocurrency. To do this, they will use the SUBE (Sistema Único de Boleto Electrónico) smart card. It is known that the “smart” card has been used in the country for a long time.
Scientists tell women how to quit smoking
It turned out that the more stress and nerves are observed in a woman’s life, the more often she smokes. In this case, the need for smoking does not arise as a result of dependence on nicotine, but as a reaction to stress. Thus, scientists have come to the conclusion that calm will help overcome the pernicious addiction.
Scientists have created “molecular coffee”
Molecular biologist Jarret Stopforth, together with marketer Andy Kleitsch and other partners, organized Atomo Coffee, a manufacturer of molecular coffee, a drink that looks and feels like coffee, but is not made from coffee beans. About the composition of their drink, the creators say very carefully and do not reveal the secret.
Exercise Stops Alzheimer’s
Experts analyzed the data of scientific works and concluded that the effect of improving the quality of memory during exercise is associated with the production of the protein irizin. Their subsequent tests showed that irisin actually performs a protective function, stopping the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
AI analyzed the human genome and found previously unknown ancestors
Available DNA tests will rewrite the history of many families Previous studies of the human genome showed that after modern humans left Africa, they began to multiply with species such as Neanderthals and Denisovans who coexisted with early modern humans before they became extinct.
Black holes will help scientists discover ultralight particles
Scientists from the University of Amsterdam, Daniel Baumann and Horng Sheng Chia, and their colleague Rafael Porto from the DESY Hamburg Center, conducted an experiment with a black hole in the laboratory. In the process, they discovered the appearance of ultra-light particles, which are even lighter than the weight of elementary particles. Results published in the scientific journal Physical Review D