“Aeroflot” has told about plans to introduce biometric controls at airports

Next year Aeroflot can start to use biometric technology when boarding passengers on the flight. Earlier testing of this innovation began at airports in the US, Europe and UAE

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Aeroflot next year can start to use biometric technology in boarding. On this forum “Wings for the future”, said the Deputy Director of airline information technology Kirill Bogdanov.

According to Bogdanov, the company plans to use own technology in this area. Data collection will occur with the passage of part of the special control at the entrance to the sterile zone of the airport, he explained. “You’ll make your boarding [card], the camera instantly take a picture of your face, recognizes, and the gate will also be enough to make the landing camera will take a picture and compare your face with what was on the special control, and if it matches, you pass automatically to the landing,” explained Bogdanov (quoted by TASS).

This technology will help to speed up the boarding process by 30%, said Deputy General Director of “Aeroflot”.

The Foundation of the savings Bank and the former head of Disney invested in the startup for the analysis of emotions

Development American SPARK Neuro assess the level of attention and emotions of the person. Technology based on artificial intelligence to estimate the real involvement of people in the advertising campaign

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SBT venture Fund Venture Fund II, in which one of the investors is a savings Bank, participated in the investment round of the new York startup SPARK Neuro, have informed RBC in the company Fort Ross Ventures, running SBT Venture Fund II. Earlier the startup has invested, the investment company of one of the first investors of Facebook Peter Thiel’s Thiel Capital, actor will Smith and company Tornante Company, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

“We are pleased to welcome Neuro SPARK in a number of portfolio companies Fort Ross Ventures. The company makes a revolution in the study of audience engagement in the field of advertising and media industry”, says Viktor Orlovsky, managing partner of Fort Ross Ventures.

Founded in 2017, the company SPARK Neuro specializiruetsya on the study of involvement of people, in particular, in the advertising campaign. The startup team develops innovative methods for assessing the activity of the nervous system and human brain. These developments allow real-time to assess the level of attention and human emotions that gives you the opportunity to understand when people are really interested what is happening, and when — no.

The attack on the Federal registration service: why service does not issue statements on the owners of apartments

In the work of the electronic services of Rosreestr there was a technical failure. The service has disabled access to the online issuing of extracts of the rights of ownership of the property due to a DDoS attack. Costs of service users has increased 60 times

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Access to the electronic services of Rosreestr, allowing to obtain extracts from the Unified state register of real estate (egrn), partly closed. According to the specialized portal “Registers of Russia”, the statement ceased to come ten days ago. First, requests can be sent, but the answer to them came later the service ceased to open at all. The hotline operator of the Federal registration service told RBC that access to the service no all over Russia due to a technical failure. Because of the inability to query data egrn from the website of the Rosreestr has temporarily removed the corresponding page, said the operator.

What happened to the Rosreestr?

In a press-service of Rosreestr RBC reported that the service of providing information by using the access key to the FGIS egrn “temporarily disabled in connection with removing the threat caused by DDoS attacks”. To the question about the time of the attack and its consequences in the service did not respond.

“Gazprom” has made a failure of the timing of the installation of 300 thousand meters

If the company before the end of 2018 will not have time to provide new residential customers with gas meters, it will face a fine of RUB 30 billion “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz” asks the government for two years of delay

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“Gazprom” does not have time to set to household consumers, over 300 thousand gas meters within the statutory period — until the end of 2018. This was during the expert Council on legal regulation of activities of the gas industry, said the Deputy Director on work with authorities of regions “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz” Nikolay Isakov, reports “Interfax”.

“We were ordered according to 261-mu to the law (law “On energy saving and increasing energy efficiency”. — RBC) to install metering devices in houses. They are currently left to set over 300 million, we to install them can’t keep up. And punishment — about 100 thousand rubles., if we do not install the device until January 1, 2019 — left half of the month,” he said.

As notes “Interfax”, the total amount of penalties, therefore, could reach 30 billion rubles.

Sechin has advised the independent gas stations to earn at the expense of the VAS

In the world, according to Igor Sechin, all independent network of stations associated with processing. Russian networks of stations that have no factories and fields, the head of “Rosneft” recommended to earn on additional services

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The head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin advised the independent networks of stations to increase profitability by providing customers with additional services. As reported TASS, he said during the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Singapore.

According to Sechin, in the world “all the independent networks exist only for the oil refining”. “Who wants to work independently — can work, but needs to raise and increase the volume of additional services to earn this,” said Sechin.

Sechin also accused some players of the market distortion of the overall picture. In his opinion, words that the independent network supply the market with about 60% of its retail fuel, untrue. “Exactly the opposite. According to the Straits, that is the actual realization of fuel, 70% of the market is VIOCs (vertically integrated oil companies) and approximately 30% is independent of the network,” added Sechin. As calculated previously Independent fuel Union (NTS), an independent filling stations owned 60% of gas stations in Russia. For delivery to market 60% of fuel consumed in the NTS is not stated.

In Armenia, the “daughter” of “Gazprom” suspected of tax evasion and opened a case

The state revenue Committee of Armenia held a “Inspectorate” a subsidiary of “Gazprom” and concluded that it understated its tax obligations and committed other violations. In Yerevan, based on these data, brought the case

The Central office of “ArmRusgasprom”

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After the “inspections” in Armenian “daughter” of “Gazprom” — “Gazprom Armenia” (ArmRosgazprom) — the Armenian state revenue Committee opened a criminal case under article “Evasion from payment of taxes, duties or other obligatory payments in the large size”. An appropriate message posted on the Agency’s website.

The results of the company, as pointed out by the representatives of the state revenue Committee, revealed “several irregularities and instances of tax evasion”, “Gazprom Armenia”. In particular, it was found that in the period of 2016-2017 years “included in the submitted tax calculations on VAT and income tax obviously false data”, said the Minister. This, according to the state revenue Committee, in the end, “led to a reduction in tax liabilities [“daughter” of “Gazprom”] several billion drams” (1 billion Armenian drams equal to 138,9 mln.).

In addition, the “abuse” of the “daughter” of “Gazprom”, according to the press service, according to studies on the losses of gas and data on the volume of gas supplies automobile gas-filling compressor stations (AGFCS).

The Grand Central station in new York sell for $35 million

It will buy the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. At the moment the station it operates under the lease

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A major American transportation company, the subway operator Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) made the decision to buy Grand Central station in new York. This is with reference to the message its press-service writes Bloomberg. The deal, according to the Agency, already approved by the Finance Committee of the company. Its cost will be $35 million.

In addition, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, according to the Agency, is going to buy the new York commuter railroad Metro-North (Harlem Line Metro North Railroad) — works in upstate new York and Connecticut, including those held in the cities of Port Jervis, spring valley, Poughkeepsie, white plains, Stamford, new Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury — as well as to purchase a commuter rail line Hudson Line. The last goes North from new York along the East Bank of the Hudson river. Currently these paths, according to the MTA, are in the possession of a limited liability company, Midtown Trackage Ventures. She, as noted by Bloomberg, owns the assets, which once had Railways first class PennCentral Transportation (in the 1970-ies it went bankrupt).

It is expected that the purchase of the new York Central station, commuter railroad Metro-North line Hudson Line Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved on November 15, the Agency said. The deal, according to him, will be closed 11 months later. Now the Metropolitan Transportation Authority leases these assets.

Experts called the hammer the most dangerous hacking tool ATM

The greatest threat to ATMs are not logical attacks exploiting vulnerabilities, and the physical break-in, which allows attackers in a matter of minutes to seize the safe, said the interlocutors of “Kommersant”

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International company Positive Technologies, specializing in software development in the field of information security, found that the majority of ATMs vulnerable to misappropriation of funds and almost everything to any personal information of Bank customers ‘ cards.

With the study “Scenarios of logical attacks on cash machines,” the objects of which were 26 models of ATMs of NCR, Nixdorf and Diebold GRGBanking, reviewed the newspaper “Kommersant”.

Experts have described various scenarios of attacks on ATMs using their vulnerability.

Defense Ministry approved the terms of reference for a new freighter Il-276

Tactical and technical requirements for a new medium transport aircraft Il-276 approved by the defense Ministry, said the “Ilyushin”. The first flight of the new machine is scheduled for 2023, and the serial production — in 2026

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The Ministry of defence has approved the tactical and technical requirements for the production of a new medium military transport aircraft Il-276.

“Tactical-technical task for the average military transport aircraft approved”, — quotes “RIA Novosti” the representative of JSC “Aviation complex. S. V. Ilyushin”.

“We are confident that in a few decades, the Il-276 will be one of the main means of Military transport aviation”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

The media learned about the billions of dollars of claims of tax specialists to the tobacco companies

The tax authorities suspected tobacco company in understatement of payments to the budget using the traditional scheme of sales, I learned “statements”. Amount of claims could reach tens of billions of rubles

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The usual scheme of work of tobacco companies in Russia, in which they sell their products to distributors affiliated with them, aroused the suspicion of the Federal tax service (FNS), the newspaper “Vedomosti”. As a result of inspections of manufacturers of cigarettes may be assessed taxes on tens of billions of rubles.

On this edition told the employee and the top Manager of two different tobacco companies and the Federal official.

According to interlocutors of the newspaper, the tax authorities suspected that the buildup of sales to affiliated companies in November and December allowed some companies to fix the rates of excise duty to increase them since the New year and reduce the tax burden.