The Moscow Arbitration Court banned Samsung Electronics from importing, selling and storing 61 models of the company’s smartphones to Russia due to the use of the Samsung Pay payment service. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the operative part of the additional court decision on the claim of the Swiss Sqwin SA. The claim was filed by the Swiss Sqwin SA. The company believes that the payment service infringes its rights to the invention of the Electronic Payment System, which is protected by a Russian patent. The use of the products was banned back in July, but no specific models were specified. In August, the plaintiff petitioned for the court to clarify the requirements, and the order was issued on October 19. It contains a closed list of models “intended for the use of the Samsung Rau payment service, during the operation (operation) of which, in accordance with their purpose, the patented method is automatically carried out.” It includes 61 models, including Samsung Galaxy J5, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Samsung Galaxy Fold. In August, a division of the company….
More than a third (39%) would like to reduce the number of their working hours in order to achieve a balance between personal life and work, according to a study by the Rabota.ru service and the Viber messenger. Half of Russian citizens spend 40-50 hours a week on work. More than 17.5 thousand respondents over 18 years old from all regions of Russia took part in the study. The results are cited by RIA Novosti. “Half of the surveyed residents of Russia spend 40-50 hours a week on work, of which 24% work about 40 hours, and 26% – more than 40 hours a week. One in five study participants indicated that they work up to ten hours a week. 11% of respondents spend 10-30 hours on work, 9% – 50-60 hours, and 10% – more than 60 hours a week, ”- said in the material. 26% of Russians assess their balance between work and personal life neutrally. 15% of respondents are very satisfied with the balance sheet, 21% – partially. 18% of respondents are partially dissatisfied with the balance between work and life, 20% are completely dissatisfied. “39% of the surveyed residents of Russia told….
The Association of Banks “Russia” (ADB) sent a letter to the Central Bank with a request to postpone for a year the mandatory introduction of the possibility of opening accounts, deposits and issuing loans using biometrics. According to the organization, by the earlier appointed date – January 1, 2022 – banks simply will not have time to provide this technologically. RBC got acquainted with the letter, its authenticity was confirmed by the vice-president of ADB Alexey Voylukov. “According to information received from credit institutions – members of the Association“ Russia ”, not all banks with a universal license are ready to fulfill the legislative requirement in full by January 1, 2022 and implement the provision of services for opening accounts, accepting deposits and issuing loans to individuals through their the official website and mobile application, “the letter says. The organization asks to postpone the mandatory introduction of the ability to carry out financial transactions through the Unified Biometric System (UBS) until January 1, 2023. In addition, it is proposed to allow banks to provide services through the EBS in only one channel….