5 Jun, 2018

Salaries of doctors, teachers and scientists have risen in Russia

In the first quarter of 2018, compared with the first quarter of the past, the salaries of research workers increased by 136% – to 95.5 thousand rubles.

The second place in the growth of salaries – teachers of vocational education institutions: the payment of their labor rose by 58% and amounted to 78 thousand rubles.

On the third place there are doctors. In this category of budget workers, salaries increased by 48% – up to 73 thousand rubles.

In general, in the first quarter of 2018, labor compensation grew by 11% and amounted to 42.3 thousand rubles, according to Rosstat, which Izvestia reviewed

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POLICY

The White House named the meeting time of Trump and Kim Jong-un

The meeting between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump is expected to be held in Singapore on June 12, the parties agreed on the organization of the summit in April. Before this, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo several times came to North Korea, during visits he met with the leader of the DPRK.

Iran began to prepare for the resumption of the nuclear program

In early May, US President Donald Trump announced the country’s withdrawal from the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program – a deal that imposed restrictions on Tehran’s nuclear activities in exchange for lifting the sanctions of the UN Security Council and restrictive measures previously imposed by the US and the EU.

Mexico will impose duties on American pork

Mexico already on June 6 will impose duties on American pork ham and scapula. “Fresh, frozen, with bones and without – everything will be tax at a rate of 20 percent,” said the president of the Association of Pork Producers Eribert Hernandez.

The Attorney General of Washington filed lawsuits against Facebook and Google

Attorney General of the State of Washington Bob Ferguson filed lawsuits in the King County High Court against Google and Facebook companies due to their failure to comply with state law in the field of political advertising.

Sushchenko’s lawyer allowed an exchange of Ukrainians for journalist Vyshinsky

Lawyer Mark Feigin, who defends the convict in Russia for espionage of Ukrainian Roman Sushenko, admitted his exchange with Kirill Vyshinsky, editor-in-chief of the portal RIA Novosti Ukraina, who was arrested in Ukraine. This Feigin said on June 4 after sentencing his client in the Moscow City Court.

The main advantage of the law on counter-sentences will be promptness

The new law allows the government of the country to introduce counter-sanctions with the consent of the head of state. In an exclusive comment to the correspondent of iReactor, the State Duma deputy Svetlana Zhurova explained that the main advantage of the law is the efficiency in making certain decisions

Putin dismissed six generals of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed the first deputy head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Stepanov, instead of him appointed Colonel-General of Internal Service Alexander Chupriyan. This is stated in the presidential decree, published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

May called duties on imports of steel and aluminum unjustified

“The prime minister said that the US decision to impose duties on European steel and aluminum is unjustified and extremely distressing,” the report said. According to May, the US, Britain and the EU are the closest allies in the field of security

Syrian Cham Wings to launch regular flights from Damascus to Moscow

The Syrian private airline Cham Wings Airlines will begin flights from Damascus to Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on June 20. This was reported to TASS by the press service of the airport. They explained that the company will make one regular flight a week – on Thursdays.

Putin and Xi Jinping will discuss Syria and the DPRK in China

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss the situation in Syria and around North Korea in China, and the leaders of the two countries will sign a package of documents, including on space and energy.

As for international issues, the leaders will walk through the main corner points, both world and regional, and one can assume that there will be a detailed exchange of views on the situation on the Korean peninsula, in particular, ahead of the meeting of the United States-DPRK scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. – Yuri Ushakov, Russian diplomat

Japanese Foreign Minister announces visit to US

The official visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to the US will last from June 6 to 9. This was stated during the press conference by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan himself, who will accompany Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a trip to the States.

On the patrol of UN peacekeepers attacked in the CAR, there is a deceased

By the way, since the beginning of the year four UN peacekeepers have been killed in the Central African Republic. The leadership of the organization calls for an investigation and punishment of the attackers.

ARMY AND WEAPONS

The US General explained the danger of locating a permanent base in Poland

A permanent military base in Poland threatens to split in Europe, said American retired general Ben Hodges. The appearance of the base is possible only in one case – with the common consent that it will strengthen deterrence and raise the level of security for NATO.

Ukraine blocked part of the Sea of Azov for conducting exercises

Three sections of the Sea of Azov closed until the end of summer to conduct activities for the training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said the head of the press center of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleg Chalik. In a conversation with UNIAN, he noted that we are talking about the water area near Mariupol, as well as to the east of Berdyansk.

The US and Turkey endorsed the road map for the Syrian Manbijah

The United States and Turkey approved a jointly developed road map for stabilization in the Syrian city of Manbij. This is reported by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Putin called the possible goal of a missile strike by the coalition in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed the opinion that the missile strike on Syria, which was held on April 14 by a coalition of US, French and British, served that purpose to prevent the OPCW’s objective investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Arab republic.

And instead of giving the chance to work, a missile attack was struck. Is this the best way to solve the problem of the objectivity of what was happening there? In my opinion, this is the desire to create conditions that are impossible to fully investigate. – Vladimir Putin

In Russia, we developed a van for the combat laser “Peresvet”

A van was created for the newest Russian combat laser “Peresvet”. This is reported by RIA Novosti referring to the representative of the joint stock company Astes in Naberezhnye Members.

“The wagon manufactured by the joint-stock company Astes is used for the Sarov war laser, which was recently presented in the president’s message,” the interlocutor of the journalists shared his information.

The Libyan military freed most of the Dern from terrorists

The Libyan military announced the release of three quarters of the territory of the city of Dern from terrorists, the operation to clear the territory continues.

The Ministry of Defense of Russia creates a military cloud storage

The Russian Armed Forces will receive a “highly protected iCloud” – a closed “cloud” storage for official and secret information. The Ministry of Defense has started the creation of a network of geographically distributed disaster-proof data processing centers (TRKCOD).

Assad issued a decree on raising the salaries of military by 30%

“President Assad issued decree number 7 of 2018 on raising salaries for servicemen by 30% of the total salary,” the statement reads. The press service also reported that the Syrian president issued decree number 9 from 2018 on increasing the size of pensions for the military by 20%.

Polar shooters will be strengthened by “reactive” tanks

The T-80BVM tanks began to arrive in the arctic parts of the Armed Forces, for the speed and characteristic sound of the engine called “reactive”. Re-equipment should be completed before the end of this year.

ЛНР warned OSCE observers about the provocations of APU

Ukrainian servicemen plan to conduct several provocations using the symbols of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (CMM) to discredit its representatives.

UN accused opposition in Syria of the death of 24 people

Representatives of the United Nations reported that during the week in the north of Syria during the shelling by the opposition forces, 24 people were killed.

Peskov spoke about Russia’s reaction to NATO’s “Saber Attack” in the Baltics

The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov commented on the NATO drills Saber Strike (“Saber Strike”) in 2018, which began in the Baltic. According to him, the Russian side takes the necessary security measures.

“Of course, all the necessary measures are being taken to ensure the security of our country against the backdrop of such maneuvers,” Peskov added.

SOCIETY

The only Russian-language radio station was closed in Finland

In Finland, the only Russian-language radio station Sputnik, which operated in the territory of this Scandinavian country for 19 years, was closed, reports Markkinointi & Mainonta. Frequencies Sputnik bought the radio holding Basso Media.

The Minister of Finance of Japan will return the annual salary to the state

Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Japan Taro Aso will voluntarily return the state salary for the last twelve months because of a scandal with forgery of documents in the department, Kyodo news agency reports.

Videobloger Sobolev confessed to staging an attack on himself

Nikolay Sobolev said on the evening of June 3 that he had been attacked. “Last night, and to be exact – tonight, I was attacked near the studio, where I shoot videos,” the blogger wrote in VKontakte.

Sincerely I want to apologize to all people who were deceived and forced to experience. Of course, I understand your reaction. But on this deception I went deliberately: the purpose of this experiment is to show how easy it is to make a false injection in our time. To raise a sensation from an empty place. – Nikolay Sobolev

The Ministry of Transport named the reasons for the drop in the number of flights to the Crimea

“The decrease in the number of flights to Crimea was due to the redistribution of passenger flows associated with the opening of the Crimean bridge, as well as a slight increase in the prices for air tickets,” the ministry said. Earlier it was reported that airlines dramatically reduced the number of flights to the Crimea

The authorities of Saudi Arabia issued the first driver’s license to a woman

The authorities of Saudi Arabia issued the first-ever driver’s license to a woman.

In St. Petersburg, the coordinator of the headquarters of Navalny

The police continue to detain activists who participated in the action “He’s not our king” on May 5, St. Petersburg coordinator Denis Mikhailov was detained in St. Petersburg, activists of the headquarters

The former New Zealand prostitute received the royal order

On Monday, June 4, former prostitute Catherine Healy (Catherine Healy) was presented to the state award of New Zealand – the Order of Merit.

Catherine Healy received the award for a long struggle against the stigma of sex workers and for contributing to the promotion of the law on the decriminalization of prostitution. Also, the woman advocated giving to her colleagues rights and changing disrespect to them.

“I was discouraged and could not believe it. Today we treat prostitution differently. I can sit at the table with the police as an equal, and discuss how to protect sex workers and help them with reports of sexual violence, “- said Healy.

Foreign airlines will admit to Russian charters

Rosaviatsiya will allow foreign airlines to carry out charter flights, applications will be considered “on an exceptional basis and for a limited period,” ATOR reports. Tour operators asked Rosaviatsiya to allow foreign airlines to carry out charter flights.

In Krasnoyarsk, the project “Take all unnecessary”

In Krasnoyarsk, special services dismantle excess fences. Already removed about six thousand linear meters of metal structures. Most of the fencing was removed in the Oktyabrsky district – 2115 meters.

Truck drivers are offered a fine for parking in residential areas

Companies and individual entrepreneurs (PIs) who handle cargo transportation are offered to fine for placing cars in parking lots that do not meet the requirements. For example, for night parking in a residential quarter. The draft law of the Ministry of Transport presupposes a monetary penalty of up to 50,000 rubles

Mother’s capital was allowed to extinguish loans

The government believes that such measures will positively affect the social status of families and demography. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree extending the possibility of repaying loans from maternity capital.

A government decree was signed. It gives the right to spend maternity capital for on-lending, including mortgage loans, regardless of when the need arose, that is, before and after the birth of the second child and subsequent children. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

ECONOMY

The liter of gasoline will rise in price to 65 rubles

“Rosneft” warned about the increase in fuel prices in Russia at least 1.5 times. The Rosneft report says that the tax refund by 2024 for export duties, which now protect the domestic market, reducing the export incentive for oil companies, will mean the inevitable alignment of domestic and world fuel prices and their increase by at least 1.5 times.

Airlines warned about possible increase in ticket prices

The association, which includes 27 leading Russian airlines, appealed to the transporting deputy prime minister Maxim Akimov with a request to deal with the increase in prices for jet fuel.

During 2017, the average producer prices for aviation kerosene grew by 23.2%, the Rosstat data indicates in the letter to the AEVT.

Russia will limit the supply of milk from Belarus

The Rosselkhoznadzor will limit import of milk and dairy products to the Russian market from Belarus, spokeswoman Yulia Melano said. Restrictions on deliveries will come into force on June 6.

The US extended the deadline for completion of transactions with En + until October 23

The US authorities extended the deadline for completion of transactions with En + and Eurosibenergo until October 23.

Prices for gasoline began to bother even the Central Bank

The rise in gasoline prices in Russia could accelerate inflation by 0.2-0.4 percentage points, the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina said during a speech in the State Duma.

In April, gasoline rose by 6.1 in annual terms, and in May the latest data is already 11.8. This can give, in our estimation, an additional increase in the overall level of inflation and will be manifested in the fact that a rise in gas prices will restrain the reduction of inflationary expectations. – Elvira Hbiulina

In the Krasnoyarsk Territory, gasoline prices continue to rise

Residents of the region continue to record the rise in prices for filling stations, despite promises by the government to stop the cost of fuel at the level of May 30, 2018.

If on June 2, the Krasnoyarsk citizens refueled the most popular type of AI-92 fuel at 40.60 rubles per liter at the petrol station of the CNR, then on June 3 at the gas stations of “Krasnoyarsknefteprodukt” the price of gasoline rose to 41.60 rubles.

Gazprom issued a loan of 2.1 billion euros to the Turkish Stream operator

As reported on the website of the Center for Disclosure of Corporate Information, the loan was issued to replenish working capital. The company will pay interest at a rate of 3.98% per annum on a monthly basis.

Experts of Wall Street have raised the forecast of oil prices for the 8th month in a row

Wall Street banking analysts have improved oil price forecasts for the eighth consecutive month, and the pace of revision has accelerated significantly due to geopolitical risks in Iran and Venezuela, according to the results of a monthly study of The Wall Street Journal.

Indian GAIL received the first batch of LNG under a contract with Gazprom

The Indian state-owned GAIL received the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) under a contract with Gazprom, GAIL said.

Since the beginning of the year, oil, gas and condensate production has increased in Yamal

The enterprises of the fuel and energy sector reported on the growth of oil, gas and condensate production in Yamal since the beginning of the year. As reported by Znak.com in the press service of the governor, from the beginning of the year to April in the region produced almost 10.05 million tons of oil, almost 199.8 billion cubic meters of gas and about 6.4 million tons of condensate.

The Ministry of Economic Development has changed the forecast of GDP growth for the range of 1.6-2.1%

The updated forecast of the Ministry of Economic Development envisages the growth of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the Russian Federation in 2018 in the range of 1.6-2.1%, said the head of the department Maxim Oreshkin, speaking in the State Duma during the discussion of amendments to the budget at the meeting of the profile committee.

At the moment, our GDP estimation range for this year is 1.6-2.1%, that is, the figure that was in the March forecast, it falls into this range and is at its upper boundary. There are risks that growth will be lower, but insignificant. 2.1% will remain within the limits of acceptable values. – Maxim Oreshkin, Russian statesman

Medvedev signed a document on the allocation of agricultural subsidies

The government will send 877.74 million rubles to provide subsidies to the Republic of Mari El and the Voronezh region. The decree on this issue was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The funds will be allocated from the reserve fund.

Foreign investors returned 60% of the withdrawn funds from the Russian Federation

Foreign investors have restored investments in Russian securities by 60%, it follows from the data of the Central Bank, which Izvestia got acquainted with. In April, non-residents withdrew from the stock market 19 billion rubles, but by the end of the month,

SocGen will pay more than $ 1.3 billion in fines in the US and France

Societe Generale SA (SG) has reached an agreement on the payment of fines for more than $ 1.33 billion in the framework of agreements with the regulators of the United States and France on the settlement of cases in which the French bank was accused of manipulating the rates of the interbank market, as well as in illegal transactions involving Libyan counterparts, according to a report by the US Department of Justice.

Procurement reform stalled in the transition period

The government’s resolution No. 626 of May 30, 2018, published yesterday, confirmed that the issue of the timing of the transition to a new model of public procurement and procurement of state companies from small businesses has not been resolved, and the start of the reform is unpredictable.

Implement the new scheme of the market in volume of several trillion rubles the Ministry of Finance can at any time during the second half of 2018. Changes are large-state purchases and purchases of state-owned companies should be translated into electronic form on electronic trading platforms selected according to new rules. The financial scheme is also changing – the provision of applications is transferred to special accounts in banks, and the successful bidder will pay for the bidding.

“Rosatom” creates a corporate venture fund for 3 billion rubles

“Rosatom” creates a corporate venture fund – it can take a free niche of investments in digital technologies for the industry.

Kudrin proposed to reduce financial support to the Pension Fund

Alexei Kudrin said that an intergovernmental budget transfer from the federal budget to the Pension Fund could be further reduced by 40 billion rubles, because by the end of 2018, he will have a significant budget balance – 200 billion unused funds

Yakutia will borrow 900 million rubles from banks to pay off debts

The Ministry of Finance of Yakutia announced an auction on June 4, the purpose of which is to get a loan of 900 million rubles at the bank under 8.15%. For this service, the regional budget is ready to spend 106 million rubles, the correspondent of IA REGNUM reports.

The average mortgage size in Russia broke the historic record

In April, the average mortgage size in Russia reached a historical maximum of 2 million rubles, according to the United Credit Bureau. Thanks to this, including the volume of the mortgage market grew by 46%, to 196.97 billion rubles.

The Omsk region took 5 billion from Sberbank

With Sberbank will conclude state contracts for a total amount of 5 billion rubles. The bank will open three renewable credit lines for the region for one year to the amount of 1 billion rubles and two non-renewable lines for 2.5 years for a total of 4 billion rubles with an interest rate of 7.5% per annum.

SHOW BUSINESS

Pugachev did not like the photos of Kirkorov and Buzovoy

The prima donna of Russian pop-music Alla Pugacheva did not appreciate the photos posted by her ex-spouse, singer Philip Kirkorov in his Instagram, where the artist was photographed with Olga Buzovoy.

This time bomb exploded – Olga Buzova and Philip Kirkorov. Dance of love in the mood and with the mood. – Philip Kirkorov, the singer

Alena Kravets played a wedding with the ex-husband who beat her

A year and a half ago the entire country flew a terrible story: the millionaire Ruslan because of jealousy beat his ex-wife – model and singer Alena Kravets. Ostensibly after the divorce was an arrangement: the oligarch leaves his wife’s house on condition that she will not drive men

Clinton is not going to apologize to Monica Lewinsky personally

Former US President Bill Clinton said he was not going to personally apologize to Monica Lewinsky, because he apologized publicly. Clinton said this in an interview with NBC.

I never talked to her like that again. I have stated publicly many times that I’m sorry. – Bill Clinton, American politician

Drunk Aglaya Tarasova lit at a party “Kinotavr”

After the official part of the first day of Kinotavr’s work, the stars gathered to sum up the results. At the party of the jewelry company Mercury, the celebrities glittered with bright outfits and bold images. For example, Aglaya Tarasova preferred to come off in a snow-white dress reminiscent of a bride’s attire.

After the wedding Shurygin made an abortion and now goes to church

After the wedding with Andrei Shlyanin, a victim of rape in the past and YouTube- and Instagram-blogger in the present Diane Shurygin made an abortion and now goes to church. Such information was reported by a person close to their family, musician Sasha Act

Egor Creed fell into a financial scandal

The famous singer from Black Star and the country’s chief bachelor Yegor Creed suddenly found himself in the middle of a scandal.

Several years ago, the singer had to perform in one of the cities of Russia and received a fee in full in advance. Also, the artist and his team paid for the flight, though, with economy class. However, upon arrival, it turned out that the requirements of the rider Yegor were not met: the “jambs” concerned an unprepared scene and sound equipment that turned out to be worse than claimed.

As a result, the concert had to be canceled, but the organizers did not return the money. Outraged customers intend to collect the fee through the court. Now the lawyer Sergei Zhorin will represent the interests of the star in court.

Fedor Bondarchuk still has not divorced his wife Svetlana

Bondarchuk still did not divorce because of problems with the division of property. A famous director still has a stamp in his passport. Two years ago Fyodor Bondarchuk officially confirmed the affair with the beginning actress Paulina Andreeva. The novel developed very quickly, so the couple were predicted an early wedding.

The early work of Van Gogh sold at auction for 7 million euros

The painting “Women in the dunes for fixing nets” by Vincent Van Gogh was sold at auction in Paris, the auction house Artcurial on Twitter. It is reported that the painting was sold for seven million euros to a collector from the United States, who paid a half times the starting price.

Lufthansa removed the promotional video for the World Cup in Kiev, shot in Kiev

Lufthansa airline removed its promotional video from social networks, in which it advertised flights to Russia for the World Cup, after the criticism that hit it, reports franceinfo portal. The reason was that the video was filmed in Ukraine.

In Britain, they named the best superhero film in the history of cinema

The best superhero picture in the UK was recognized as “Superman”, released in 1978. The film earned at the box office more than $ 300 million, and also spawned a whole wave of sequels.

Christie’s sold in London paintings of Russian artists at $ 6 million

Revenue from sales of paintings by Russian and Soviet artists, held on Monday in the British capital auction house Christie’s, has exceeded £ 4.5 million (more than $ 6 million). About this TASS reported in Christie’s

Haruki Murakami will be the leading music radio program

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami will become the leading music radio program in which he will offer listeners to get acquainted with their favorite songs and melodies. This was reported by TASS on Tuesday at the press service of Tokyo FM, where since August 5, the author’s program RUN & SONGS will be published.

Bill Clinton wrote a novel about cyberattack on the US

Bill Clinton, who was the 42nd President of the United States, together with the famous writer James Patterson, created a political novel about cyberattacks on his country. The thriller “President disappeared” develops during the reign of the author of the work – in the early 1990s, the BBC website reported.

The Festival of Tchaikovsky starts in Klin

Program Traditional participants of the Tchaikovsky Festival will present new programs. Pianist Denis Matsuev will perform in the Beethoven program “Embrace Millions” on June 7.

Marianna Maksimovskaya headed the group of companies “Mikhailov and Partners”

Journalist Marianna Maksimovskaya was appointed president of the group of companies “Mikhailov and Partners” (“NOVAKOM Group”), the relevant decision was made by the board of directors, the press service said on Monday.

The actors of the “Game of Thrones” were given self-destructing scenarios

Shooting in the “Games of Thrones” Danish actor Nikolai Koster-Valdau said that on the set of the final season, the stars of the series were distributed self-destructing scenarios. According to the performer of the role of Jamie Lannister, this was done in order to avoid leakage of information.

The first trailer of horror “Suspiria” with red-headed Dakota Johnson was released

The first trailer of horror “Suspiria” appeared on the Net, in which viewers can see the star of “50 shades of gray” Dakota Johnson in an unusual image: for the sake of filming in the film, the actress was painted red. In addition, Johnson spent two years doing ballet to get a role in this film.

The official trailer of the cartoon “Ralph vs. the Internet” was released

Where everyone will most likely have a hard time after meeting with a charming thug and an energetic princess. Now the first official trailer was released, thanks to which we can learn how to determine the true princess, who is more important, Ralph or the Internet, and where everything is and absolutely everything is good

On “Invasion” will perform a symphony orchestra

The famous rock symphonic orchestra “Globalis”, known for its cooperation with such musical collectives as “Aquarium”, “Aria”, “King and Jester”, “Chaif”, “Mummy Troll” will perform at the festival.

GAMES

Applications with a popular game for the smartphone proved to be dangerous

Applications with the popular game Fortnite for Android steal personal information from the smartphone, in particular, the data of bank cards, warns Androidpolice.com. The publication reports that all applications with Fortnite are fake.

Heroes of the Storm: a new card and the heroine of Irel was announced

A new card Heroes of the Storm “Alterac Pass” is dedicated to the battle of the Alliance and the Horde from the Warcraft universe.

FIFA 18 topped the list of best-selling games for PS4

The second place was taken by the game Detroit: Become Human, followed by Far Cry 5. Exclusive for PS God of War (2018) was on the list in fourth place.

Became known bonuses for pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar has not yet opened pre-orders for Red Dead Redemption 2 and has not told anything about them, but Microsoft accidentally “merged” the information ahead of time: gamers learned about the bonuses for pre-ordering the sequel using the digital store Xbox. d Microsoft has already deleted the corresponding page, but the players managed to find out all the information they needed.

Continuation of Lords of the Fallen will be the creators of Just Cause 3

Continuation of the game Lords of the Fallen will be engaged developers Just Cause 3. Polish publishing house CI Games was able to find experts for this work, agreeing with a studio from New York City Defiant Studios, founded in 2016, the ex-head of the office Avalanche Studios.

Game Fallout: New California will be released on October 23, 2018

The game will be available on October 23, 2018. The project called Fallout: New California was created for more than 9 years, so for all the past years it managed to change both the actual name (originally it was named Fallout: Project Brazil) and the base product on which it was created.

Metal Gear Survive on PS4 is temporarily free

The new game Metal Gear Survive for PS4 consoles was temporarily free. The action will last till the evening of June 3. After the release of Metal Gear Survive exactly 100 days passed and the developers decided to celebrate such a small date with special gifts.

Fortnite has a jet pack

The company-developer Epic Games released an update 4.2 for Fortnite. In the game there were backpacks on jet traction.

Dark Souls Remastered received a release trailer

Company Bandai Namco and studio FromSoftware presented the release trailer of the role-playing action Dark Souls Remastered. You can see how the game is prettier, you can see in the video below.

Creators of Detroit: Become Human released a trailer for the launch of the game

Studio Quantic Dream presented the final trailer of the new project of David Cage Detroit: Become Human, timed to the quick exit of the game. In it, the developers are again reminded of the three main characters: Connor, Marcus and Kare.

PlayStation 4 entered the final stage of its life cycle

PlayStation 4 entered the final phase of its own life cycle. John Coder, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, told Investors during the Investor Relations Day in Tokyo that the console sales had reached the maximum stage. Sony introduced the PS4 in November 2013.

Crossout begins the clan war with the participation of Leviathans

Over the past year, players have managed to collect more than one hundred thousand iron hulks. And now the teams will be able to use leviathans in the battle for uranium mines. In the new regime of clan wars, two teams of four players from one clan

Gamer built Nintendo console in winter coat

The author of the YouTube channel My Mate Vince built the Nintendo Wii U home console in a winter coat. Now, in the console, which does not have a full portable mode, unlike the Switch, you can play anywhere. The enthusiast said that he did it all for fun

On Friday the 13th: The Game there will be a single test

Gun Media and IllFonic have announced the imminent release of a new update for the asymmetric horror Friday the 13th: The Game. The main innovation will be single tests, which developers have repeatedly said.

Developers of Fortnite have allocated $ 100 million for prize money

The company-developer Epic Games announced the allocation of $ 100 million for users of Fortnite. This amount will go to the prize pools of tournaments for this game in the season 2018/19.

Microsoft released a new part of the zombie shooter State of Decay 2

State of Decay 2 was developed by Undead Labs and released jointly with Microsoft Studios. As in the first State of Decay, the events of the game take place in the open world of a zombie apocalypse in which groups of surviving people battle the dead for life and death

Adult Swim bought developers Pocket Mortys

Company Adult Swim bought a British studio Big Pixel. Now the creators of the mobile game Pocket Mortys will become part of the Adult Swim Games division. The game part of the Cartoon Network unit has already released more than two hundred projects for PCs, consoles, mobile platforms and virtual reality devices.

The SEGA will update the old parts of Yakuza

SEGA is going to give a new life to the famous Yakuza series. Up to now, the updated versions will receive three parts, Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5. Remasters will retain all the features of the original versions, but they will support 1080p Full HD and 60 frames per second.

H1Z1: Battle Royale is available for download on PS4

The client of the multiplayer shooter H1Z1: Battle Royale became available for download on the PlayStation 4 platform. The game can be downloaded free of charge as part of the open beta testing conducted by the developers.

THE INTERNET

Facebook transfers data to its smartphone manufacturers

Arrangements were reached 10 years ago, when Facebook applications were not so widespread. The agreements allowed to collect information about users, even those that they preferred not to share, and information about their friends. In return, the social network received a wider audience coverage

Users found in the “VKontakte” payment system VK Pay

Administrators of the closed community in the social network “VKontakte” “Bagosy” found in the social network applications that may be related to the payment system VK Pay.

Beeline launched a marketplace with a chat-bot “Mark”

Now in the application for convenience, the personal assistant “Mark” works, and this is a chat-bot, through which you can execute an order with the help of simple commands.

Through it, you can order services and pay for them. While there are several categories of services available, namely buying a movie ticket, delivering food and writing to a beauty salon.

In the future, the list will be expanded and there will be the possibility of calling a taxi, booking a hotel room, ordering medicines and even cleaning the premises. +

The international standard in the field of “Internet of things” became Russian-speaking

In Russia, an international standard of terminology has been developed in the field of “Internet of things” in Russian. A single set of concepts will allow you to quickly create technical assignments for projects in this field, evaluate their cost and effectiveness

Instagram revealed the secret of the algorithm for sorting posts in the tape

Machine learning allows you to more accurately and correctly build a tape. So, if you communicate more with one person, then his publications will be in the tape above. Also in Instagram now they analyze how often the user uses social network.

Google suspected of unfair competition in the market of crypto currency

Banning advertising bitcoin and other crypto currency on its platforms, Google is promoting its own crypto currency, writes The Independent. In March 2018, Google, in the wake of Twitter and Facebook, announced a ban on any advertising of crypto-currency on its platforms, which came into effect on June 1.

AdSense finally changed the approach to counting impressions

Google AdSense updated metrics for impressions. Now they will display the number of downloaded impressions, not served impressions, as it was before. The amendment entered into force on June 3, 2018.

In Huawei developed their own mobile OS

Huawei said that “they do not have plans to develop their own operating system in the foreseeable future.” The company focused on products running Android, and adheres to an open strategy for the mobile OS.

Apple will show ads in apps

Apple plans to expand the advertising business with a new advertising network for applications, writes The Wall Street Journal referring to internal sources. The company intends to share income with applications that have agreed to distribute advertising.

Google will remove pirated apps for Android OS

Users consider the huge advantage of the Android platform that there is the possibility of downloading programs bypassing Google Play. However, Google soon intends to deal with pirated applications

Apple allowed users to listen to music from the Apple Music browser

Apple took a step toward meeting users and allowed to listen to music from the browser, using the advanced functionality of Apple Music. Information shared portal Reddit. Until now, tracks on the Apple Music website have been reproduced as a certain segment.

GADJETS

Productivity growth: Apple introduced a new version of iOS

Apple introduced a new version of the operating system iOS, the presentation took place as part of a conference for developers WWDC 2018 (Apple Worldwide Developers Conference).

Owners of the iPhone X have discovered a new flaw in Apple’s flaws

The next problems in the gadget complained to the owners of smartphones iPhone X by Apple. As reported by the media, users have learned that the iPhone X makes involuntary screen shots from time to time. This is due to the inconvenient arrangement of the buttons

The new iPhone X Plus will appear on the market for 1 thousand dollars

The DigiTimes report appeared on the Web, where the price of the increased version of the iPhone X Plus was announced, which is due to debut in 2018. According to available information, the price of the newest device will reach $ 1,000.

The Xbox One console will be supplemented with “smart” speakers for voice control

The Xbox One console will receive voice control using “smart” speakers, and support for the function via Amazon Echo speakers will be available. The prefix will be provided by the Alexa program as a personal assistant.

Udoo will release a super-powerful single-board Bolt V8 12×12 cm

Udoo will release a super-powerful single-board personal computer Bolt V8 12х12 cm in December. The cost of the novelty can vary depending on the technical equipment – from 230 to 280 dollars. Information appeared on the portal Kickstarter.

Apple is preparing a MacBook Pro with 32 GB of RAM for WWDC

Apple executives can present the MacBook Pro with 32 GB of RAM at WWDC. According to Geekbench benchmark data, the laptop was equipped with a 6-core Intel Core i7-8750H processor.

Mini laptop GPD Pocket 2 with touch screen is getting ready for release

A mini laptop under the GPD Pocket 2 brand with an improved touchscreen display, which received an original interpretation, is being prepared for release. Photos of an ultra-compact novelty appeared on the web. GPD Pocket, operating on the basis of Windows, entered the market in June last year.

Charging smartphone wireless headphones

The startup Ascape Audio introduced wireless graphene headphones with emitters of 6.5 mm. The charger case of the device can serve as a cover for the smartphone, and the built-in verbank can charge it

Google reduced the price of Pixelbook laptops by $ 250

It is worth noting that the price reduction is not a non-permanent basis, but only until June 17. The basic equipment includes an Intel Core i5 processor of the 7th generation, 8 gigabytes of RAM and a 128 GB SSD.

Apple iPhone’s broken screen can be replaced with an LCD

As you know, the model of the iPhone X was the first smartphone Apple with an OLED screen. More precisely, the device uses a display Super AMOLED manufactured by Samsung. Its size is 5.8 inches, and the resolution is 1125 x 2436 pixels.

The Essential Phone has improved support for 360-degree content

It has been reported that Essential Phone has improved support for 360-degree content, which, firstly, minimizes the use of the innovative function to a minimum, and secondly, adds several new modes and significantly reduces the time interval for exporting images.

The gradient with Bluetooth was developed by Russian engineers

Infrared thermometer measures body temperature in one second with an error of 0.2 degrees Celsius. Received data is sent to the smartphone via Bluetooth. Specialists created a thermometer for adults and two types for children – with and without display.

The ASUS presented gaming laptops ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II

ASUS company a couple of new laptops in the game series ROG (Republic of Gamers) – ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II. In fact, these are two varieties of one model.

Smartphone Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite with FHD + screen will be released in nine colors

The regulatory authorities of the United States, China and Singapore have revealed information about the new Xiaomi smartphone, which is expected to enter the commercial market under the name Mi A2 Lite.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Scientists: Germs learned to survive after sterile processing

Scientists from the University of California found that microbes have learned to survive after sterile processing. It turned out that microorganisms have acquired the ability to decompose cleaners. Scientists have found germs on space vehicles that have undergone sterile processing.

In Japan, presented a robot-avatar Model H

The developers of Telexistence from Japan introduced the robot Avatar Model H. The development is designed for remote control using the virtual reality helmet HTC Vive and controllers

Uber and Waymo are negotiating for robots

Uber Technologies is negotiating with Waymo, the daughter of Alphabet, about using its off-road driving technology for the Uber taxi order application.

Scientists have proposed to print three-dimensional data sets on a 3D printer

The proposed methodology is based on converting data into a set of voxels, from which information is then extracted about the mixing of different materials during printing, scientists write in Science Advances.

The Chinese suggested a new way of creating artificial vessels

A new way of creating vascular implants was developed by the staff of the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (China), writes the journal Advanced Functional Materials. Two-layer implants, manufactured using the new technology, allow natural tissue to grow on their inner surface.

Little children remembered the songs they heard in their sleep

The hippocampus of two-year-old children is activated by processing songs they are familiar with, even in a dream, American scientists have found out.

The component of green tea was called the protection against heart attack

Green tea is exceptionally rich in complex flavonoid molecules, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which binds various positive effects of the drink, including a reduction in the risk of developing cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

Scientists told how religion affects brain activity

American scientists tracked the activity of the brain of religious people by connecting them to the MRI scan equipment. This is reported by Cerebral Cortex.

Scientists have found that with memories associated with religion, activity in the left parietal lobe of the brain decreases. This zone is responsible for the emotions of the face and the sensation of the body in space.

Created “electronic language” for determining the taste of medicines

Scientists have created an “electronic language”, which will allow you to find out the taste of drugs in advance and, if necessary, adjust it. Russian scientists have equipped the device with the opportunity to sense the toxicity of medicines. The developed “language” includes membranes and sensors.

Biologists from Moscow State University found out how to slow down the aging of plants

“Molodilnye” antioxidants, discovered by biologists from Moscow State University, slowed the aging of plants and slowed the death of their cells. They will help increase the yield and life span of the flora, according to an article published in the journal Mitochondrion.

Scientists have described the mechanism of heart development in the fetus

Scientists from the Center for Molecular Medicine of Delbrück (Germany) found and described the genetic and molecular mechanisms of fetal heart development in the early stages of pregnancy. On the discovery, which will help in the fight against congenital heart defects, writes the publication Nature Communications.

AUTO

BMW has published photos of the roadster Z4 M40i in camouflage

Specifically, the BMW Z4 M40i will be equipped with a straight-six 6-cylinder “six”, a sports lowered suspension with adaptive shock absorbers, a differential lock, etc. In BMW also told that the new generation of roadster Z4 will be offered exclusively with a soft folding roof

The company JAC announced the price of a new pickup JAC T8

The pickup received dimensions comparable to the Japanese Toyota Hilux, namely 5 325/1 880/1 830 mm. The distance between the axes is 3,090 mm. The dimensions of the load platform are 1520/1520/470 mm.

Motor range is represented by a two-liter turbocharged diesel engine with a payback of 139 hp. at 320 Nm of torque.

Coupled with the power plant is a six-speed mechanic that transmits torque to all wheels.

In the list of equipment of the pickup there is ABS, EBD, stability, air conditioning, 18-inch rims, electric sunroof, a camera and others.

Prices for the Chinese model start from 99,800 yuan minimum or from 967,000 rubles. The top option was estimated at 109,800 yuan or 1.6 million rubles.

American tuners turned the Porsche Boxster into a real supercar

Tuning studio Bisimoto Engineering decided to do the cult German Porsche Boxter and made it a real supercar. As a result of the modifications, the interior of the model was radically changed – it removed all unnecessary and left only the driver’s seat located in the center.

Sedan Honda Accord turned into a supercar Lamborghini Aventador

Amateur tuners from India (the city of Mumbai) posted on Youtube a video demonstrating the transformation of the “stock” Japanese sedan Honda Accord into the Italian supercar Lamborghini Aventador

There were spy photos of Volvo V60 from tests

There were spy photos of the model Volvo V60. Auto is currently undergoing a series of road tests.

The date of the start of sales of the sedan LADA Vesta Cross

The company “AvtoVAZ” announced the date of the start of sales on the Russian car market of its new model – the “off-road” sedan Lada Vesta Cross. Before the Lada dealers in Russia, the novelty will be reached on June 7, 2018

Skoda students introduced the crossover-cabriolet Sunroq

The Czech automaker Skoda showed the public a conceptual version of the Skoda Sunroq cabriolet made by Skoda students based on the Karoq model. In total, 23 students from the city of Mlada Boleslav took part in the development of the car.

In Russia, started taking orders for the new Audi A7 Sportback

Domestic office of the company Audi announced the start of the acceptance of orders in Russia for its new model – A7 Sportback. The car has already appeared in all show-rooms of the brand in the country. The cost of the basic equipment of the novelty starts from 4 million 320 thousand rubles

In the network published a new teaser off-road car Jeep Renegade

The network has published a new teaser image of the restyling Jeep Renegade, despite the fact that the debut of the novelty is scheduled for June 6. In the picture, the American company demonstrated some elements of the new exterior of the SUV. Official debut Jeep Renegade held in Turin in two days

Geely introduced the Geely Emgrand GSe electric vehicle

The Chinese company showed in Beijing its new electric car, created on the basis of the crossover Emgrand GS. According to the automaker, the new model will appear on the local market on June 9. Thanks to lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 54 kW / h, the electric car will be able to travel up to 460 km of travel without recharging.

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