On 21-22 August 2021, IT Park, together with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and UNDP, will hold a data hackathon in the field of information technology as part of the World AI & Data Challenge competition with a prize fund at the international final stage in the amount of 5.5 million rubles.
On 15 July 2021, the opening ceremony of the IT Laboratory of the Uzbek-Indian Center for Entrepreneurship Development was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan (CCI).
Spotify, which started work in Uzbekistan in early 2021, published a ranking of the most streamed artists, songs, genres and playlists in Uzbekistan for February-May.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with a presentation on measures to introduce digital technologies on 13 July.
The OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan, together with Softline Education, with the support of the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan, launched a project aimed at training and advanced training of specialists in the field of cybersecurity.
On 5 July, at the khokimiyat of Tashkent city, in an online conference, the first deputy head of the Department of Digital Development Sherzod Nortozhiev held a meeting with Rein Anderson, co-founder and managing director of the consulting company Women in Digital Transformation (WinDt Consulting).
The State Inspectorate for Control in the Sphere of Informatization and Telecommunications (Uzkomnazorat) restricted the operation of several social networks in Uzbekistan. This was reported by the press service of the Inspectorate.
An Uzbek-Turkish incubation center has been opened in Tashkent, the Ministry of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan said in a statement.
The topic of protecting privacy is being updated with the growth of automation of numerous processes related to the existence of a person. This opinion was expressed by the director of the National Center for the Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Moldova Raducan Eduard during the CIS international expert forum on information security.