On 13 December, Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent hosted an opening ceremony of the annual hackathon on open data "Open Data Challenge 2019".
The Directorate of Mirzo Ulugbek Innovation Center held a meeting with representatives of the Belarusian company SoftClub, in particular, with the director of international development Vladimir Torchik and the representative of SoftClub in Uzbekistan Sergey Suprun.
In accordance with the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 3 December 2019 in order to further improve the IT sphere, create competitive and promising software products, expand outsourcing IT services for foreign countries and improve the quality of IT products in general, the Mirzo Ulugbek Innovation Center, an innovation center to support the development and implementation of information technologies, is abolished, and its residents are moving to the Technology Park of software products and information ionic technologies.
Tada service has been launched in Tashkent. This is a service that helps the user to find a driver and negotiate a direct trip.
The international antivirus company ESET conducted an analysis of the state of information security in Uzbek companies by interviewing dozens of IT directors and system administrators. The purpose of the study is to assess the level of protection of the most important information assets from current threats and the degree of readiness of companies to repel cyber attacks.
Within the framework of the Open Data Challenge 2019 hackathon in Tashkent from 13 to 15 December, a training and competition in data journalism will be held on the topic “Data Journalism, Data Visualization, Software Data Processing”.
On 2 December, the Mobiuz trademark was presented in Tashkent, under which the mobile operator UMS will now operate.
On 29 November, a delegation led by Minister of Innovation Development Ibrohim Abdurakhmonov visited iCreate (International Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology), as well as DevX startup development company in Gujarat (India).
The largest conference in Central Asia "GDG DevFest" was held at Inha University in Tashkent on 30 November, bringing together developers, project managers, analysts and other IT specialists on one site, the press service of the university said. The event was hosted by Google Developers Group Tashkent.
The Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan hosted the final stage of the ITWomenUz project, where 30 teams presented the final work in four categories: “Best Website”, “Best Electronic Poster”, “Best Mobile Application”, “Best software".