On 22 January, Minister for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications Sherzod Shermatov visited the Technological Park of Software Products and Information Technologies (IT Park).
Yandex Go launched in Samarkand today. The users can get to any point in the city by downloading the application and entering destination in it. The service itself will determine the position of the user when geolocation is enabled and will find the driver who will arrive the fastest.
High-performance processors and graphics processors from Intel, AMD, NVIDIA will increase in price in 2022. Companies plan to increase the cost of their products up to 20%. The price increase offsets current variables and external factors that have impacted the current chip manufacturing process.
New opportunities have been created for undergraduates of the Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad al-Khwarizmi, studying in five areas.
A regional stage of an IT competition among students of secondary schools was held in Samarkand region as part of the One Million Programmers project. This competition was organized by the khokimiyat of the region together with the Ministry of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan among students of secondary schools.
The national operator UZTELECOM has launched a large-scale project to cover the metro with high-tech communications using special modern network coverage equipment. From the beginning of the new year 2022, all lines and stations of the Tashkent metro are covered by mobile communications from UZTELECOM.
In 2021, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) established a partnership with BalaTech (www.balatech.org), a multilingual educational platform for children and youth where they can learn programming in an interactive mode.
Currently, the number of Internet users in Uzbekistan has exceeded 27.2 million. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications.
According to a study conducted by UN experts on e-waste in Uzbekistan and Central Asia, over the past decade, the amount of e-waste in landfills in the CIS countries and Georgia has increased by one and a half times. The study shows that from 2010 to 2019, the volume of purchased electronic equipment increased by only 10% - from 2.9 million tonnes (10.4 kg per capita) to 3.2 million tonnes (11.0 kg per capita).