More than 350 teams from Russia applied for participation in the Russian-Chinese technology competition Moscow Innovation Cluster- Zhongguancun

12 best projects will be able to undergo acceleration in China and bring their solutions to the international market.

The Moscow Innovation Cluster – Zhongguancun Russian-Chinese technology competition received more than 350 applications from representatives of domestic companies. Among them, experts will select 60 teams that will present their innovative solutions at the semifinals in China this summer. The 12 best projects will be able to pass the development program in Beijing and bring their products to the international market.

A similar selection is being carried out in China. 375 local technology companies have announced their desire to work in Russia. Among them, 60 semi-finalists have already been selected. The 12 best projects will make it to the finals and will be able to present their solutions at the Open Innovations forum in Moscow, visit the offices of Russian companies, meet with corporate customers and get acquainted with the innovative infrastructure of the capital.

The selection of applications takes place on six tracks:
● Software (5G, network security, AI, BigData, blockchain);
● Hardware (IC, IoT, telecom, 5G);
● Industry 4.0;
● New energy sources and new materials;
● Medicine and healthcare;
● Sports, tourism and creative industries.

In Russia, the most popular were the development of modern software and the creation of solutions for Industry …

COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

COVID-19 testing involves analyzing samples to assess the current or past presence of SARS-CoV-2. Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-coV-2) is one of the strain/pathogen that causes COVID-19. Center for Covid Control is basically assessed on their sensitivity and specificity abilities. A test’s sensitivity is the ability of a test to correctly identify those with the presence of disease (true positive rate), whereas test specificity is the ability of test to correctly identify those without the disease (true negative rate).

What are the different types of COVID-19 tests available?

There are two different kinds of tests available for COVID-19.

  1. A viral/diagnostic test that tells you if you have an active coronavirus infection.
  2. An antibody test tells you if you had a previous infection.

Currently there are two types of viral tests– molecular tests, such as RT-PCR tests, that able to detect the presence of specific genetic material from the virus, …

Why You Should Switch to Using Private Messengers

Data is the new oil. Without proper tools or strategies for making a profit out of it, it is pretty much useless. However, for global corporations, that’s not an issue. Collecting data from their users or buying it off from third-party services is a license to print money. The easiest way to obtain this data is via social media and messenger apps.


Some of the world’s most popular messengers like WhatsApp insist on implementing end-to-end encryption to protect users’ messages, but they end up storing them unencrypted in reality. And choosing to back up your message history (that goes directly to iCloud) means giving the green light to governments to take a look at them whenever the necessity arises. And that’s only a part of the problem.


WhatsApp is a perfect example of a messenger designed to get the most out of its users. It collects information about your contacts (unless you manually restrict it from doing so) and keeps track of how long and who or what you interact with. It …