Russia

Russia /ˈrʌʃə/ or /ˈrʊʃə/ (Russian: Россия, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə] ), also officially known as the Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈrat͡sɨjə] ), is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk, the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait and Canada's Arctic islands.
Posts about Russia
    • Are cowardly CEOs afraid to face Congress over Russia probe?

      Not pictured: Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, and Larry Page This week, Congress continued its probe into alleged Russian influencers purchasing ads on the internet’s three top platforms, Facebook, Google and Twitter. Rather than appearing themselves, the CEOs of each company sent their legal counsel in their stead.

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    • Former Facebook Exec: Facebook can’t be trusted

      In the wake of governmental calls for potential regulation against Facebook, one former Facebook employee has come out to say that Facebook must be regulated since they won’t regulate themselves. Former operations manager Sandy Parakilas wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times where he calls for the government to regulate Facebook since Facebook cares more about putting ...

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    • Did Russian Facebook meddling influence another election?

      According to recent reports, there may have been Russian involvement in another historical election besides the 2016 US Presidential election. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is said to be getting ready to announce that there was severe Russian interference when it came to the 2016 Brexit referendum.

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  • So what exactly did the Russian hackers get from Yahoo?

    … So what exactly did the Russian hackers get from Yahoo? As was posted yesterday, the Department of Justice did indict four hackers believed to be involved with the massive data breaches that have plagued Yahoo over the past few years. The alleged hackers have been identified as Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43…

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  • DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks

    … DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks It seems that the Yahoo hacks have been in the news forever. For the past few months we’ve been hearing about hack after hack after hack that exposed hundreds of millions of accounts to the masses. The data breaches were so bad not only did it cause Verizon to ask for a $350 million dollar discount…

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  • How the Social Media Dumpster Fire Hijacked the Election

    … There are a lot of theories floating around about how we wound up with (shudder) President Donald Trump. The Bernie Sanders camp is crowing, “We told you so, Bernie would have won!” The media likes to go on about how little Hillary Clinton was trusted; an impression created entirely by the media. An article in Ad Age by Simon Dumenco…

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  • Vice Presidential Debate on Twitter: Solid Win for Mike Pence

    … Mike Pence was the subject of 60 percent of conversation on Twitter during Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, while just 40 percent was about Tim Kaine. Twitter reported that the Republicans’ edge prevailed in discussion about the presidential candidates Tuesday night, with 63 percent about Donald Trump and 37 percent about Hillary…

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  • Street Culture: How RetailNext’s Growth Is Driven by Diversity

    … as the growth potential is realized. It’s a frustrating cycle, and one that management hasn’t quite figured out how to handle yet. For now, the company says it is leveraging diversity as a way to continue up the growth curve. RetailNext was founded by three former Cisco employees – Agratchev, from Russia, Arun Nair, from India and Marlie Liu, from Taiwan…

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  • Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi

    … Pepsi is the exclusive launch partner for Twitter’s newest advertising option, promoted stickers, which was introduced Monday. Head of product, brand and video ads Ilya Brown revealed promoted stickers in a blog post Monday, saying that brands can take advantage of the stickers feature Twitter debuted in July and create and promote custom…

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  • Storm8: Players Are Most Engaged With Mobile Games on Mondays (Infographic)

    … Mobile game company Storm8 released an infographic detailing some of the mobile gaming habits exhibited by its players around the world. Storm8 analyzed data from 75 million players on its network from the second half of 2015 through the first quarter of 2016, and it found that globally, players are most engaged with mobile games on Mondays…

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  • Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

    … into the spirit of the event by creating special videos where he cooks up new recipes based on the national cuisine of teams involved on a given match day. @SpencerOwen (aka Spencer FC) is one of the leading voices in the growing culture of eSports. He unique approach has gained him an enormous social following, and he will be hosting Periscope…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter- 43 readers -
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