Technologies of urban infrastructure presented at the world Congress on information technology

World Congress was on information technology (WCIT) held in different countries since 1978, the Alliance for information technologies and services (WITSA). The first Congress of the WCIT was held in Barcelona, and then every two years was held in such cities as San Francisco, Tokyo, Paris, Washington, London, Amsterdam, Montreal, Kuala Lumpur and others. This year the Congress took place in Yerevan — thus, the capital of Armenia became the first city in the former Soviet Union, to have adopted this international event. The event was attended by representatives of OECD, Intel, IBM, Reddit, SAP, VMware, Yandex, Picsart and other organizations and companies. Developments in digital technologies for urban infrastructure was introduced, and by the government of Moscow.

The deadline for the mandatory introduction of card payments in stores
The period from which all retail outlets and online stores will be required to accept bank cards will be postponed for a year and a half, said Anatoly Aksakov, head of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market.
Russian Agricultural Bank presented a number of new services
Russian Agricultural Bank presented a number of new services at the forum of innovative financial technologies that took plsce in Sochi. They state that all their efforts are being used towards increasing availability of financial services.
Russia received 1st place in Europe in cash-free transaction growth
It was stated in the report of the consulting company BCG that Russia became a world leader in the number of the most protected tokenized transactions and Europe’s biggest market in the volume of operations with using digital currency.