According to new data, excess heat in the EU alone amounts to 2,860 TWh/y, corresponding almost to the EU’s total energy demand for heat and hot water in residential and service sector buildings.
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and IT Park Uzbekistan hosted the “Tumaris.Expo,” an exhibition of Central Asian startups, at Astrum IT Academy. Approximately 20 startups led by women entrepreneurs from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic presented their innovative technological projects at the exhibition.
In March 2023, Uzbektelecom will launch a project to increase Internet speed and introduce 5G technologies in Uzbekistan.
Xiaomi unveiled its latest flagship line of smartphones, the Xiaomi 13 Series, which was previously launched for international markets in Barcelona, Spain. Thanks to the close cooperation between Xiaomi and Leica under the Strategic Imaging Technology Partnership, Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro aim to offer a completely new mobile photography experience to their users.
On 9 March, UNDP jointly with the Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the role of women in society, gender equality and family in connection with the International Women’s Day the open discussion on “Gender Digital Divide: solutions and opportunities to bridge the gap” was held in the conference hall of the "IT Park" in Tashkent.
Yandex Eats, a service for ordering cooked food from restaurants and products from shops with delivery to home or office, is now available in Tashkent. Users can order through the Yandex Eats app or in the Eats section of Yandex Go, already familiar to many city residents. The service is available in five countries, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia.
VEON Ltd., a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, has received GSMA’s Global Mobile Award for “Best Mobile Operator Service for Connected Consumers” with its Digital Operator 1440 model — DO1440.
Government resolution approved the Regulations on the procedure for allocating educational loans for training young people in training courses in the field of information technology of non-state educational organizations at the expense of the Fund for Financing Educational Loans under the Ministry economics and finance.
On 22 February, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a videoconference on accelerating digitalization processes in areas and regions.
A memorandum of cooperation between Beeline Uzbekistan and Tashkent International University of Education (TIUE) was signed in Tashkent. The plans of the parties include the creation of the Beeline Academy, which will help train IT specialists for various sectors of the economy. At the first stage, the digital operator will invest US$200,000 in the project.