Apple agrees to preinstall govt-approved apps in Russia

Apple has agreed to abide by the Russian laws to give users a notification to pre-install government-approved apps when they first use an iPhone or other company device. Moscow: From April 1, Apple will comply with the provisions of the law on the mandatory pre-installation of Russian software on its devices, reports Russian publication Vedomosti. Apple… Continue reading Apple agrees to preinstall govt-approved apps in Russia

Russian Police Raid NGINX Moscow Office

Today, Russian police have raided the Moscow offices of NGINX, Inc., a subsidiary of F5 Networks and the company behind the internet’s most popular web server technology. From a report: Equipment was seized and employees were detained for questioning. Moscow police executed the raid after last week the Rambler Group filed a copyright violation against NGINX… Continue reading Russian Police Raid NGINX Moscow Office

Apple Changes Crimea Map To Meet Russian Demands

ardmhacha writes: Apple has complied with Russian demands to show the annexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russian territory on its apps. Russian forces annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014, drawing international condemnation. The region, which has a Russian-speaking majority, is now shown as Russian territory on Apple Maps and its Weather app, when viewed from… Continue reading Apple Changes Crimea Map To Meet Russian Demands