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Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance
Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance

Uber has been testing its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh.

Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance
Askhat Murzabayev. Photo © hipo.kz
25 y.o. Kazakhstani programmer donates $2 million for cancer research

Having worked at Barclays for half a year, a programmer from Kazakhstan Askhat Murzabayev earned a little over $2 million and donated the money to the International Cancer Research Center.

25 y.o. Kazakhstani programmer donates $2 million for cancer research
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Kazakh students work on virtual reality education system

Students in Kazakhstan are developing an education system based on virtual reality.

Kazakh students work on virtual reality education system
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Google launches its own mobile telephone service

Google said it was launching its own US mobile wireless service, with considerable potential savings for customers using their devices.

Google launches its own mobile telephone service
Facebook strips smiles from fake 'like' sellers
Facebook strips smiles from fake 'like' sellers

Facebook said that its war against fake likes is paying off so well that many 'bad actors' who built businesses on the tactic are closing shop.

Facebook strips smiles from fake 'like' sellers
Amazon gives new power to personal assistant, 'Alexa'
Amazon gives new power to personal assistant, 'Alexa'

Amazon's personal assistant speaker is taking over more functions for home automation networks.

Amazon gives new power to personal assistant, 'Alexa'
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Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man

Google's mapping service rolled out a gamefied version inspired by the classic Pac-Man, turning the real streets of a city into a labyrinth to gobble up pellets and ghosts.

Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. ©REUTERS
Tesla shares jump on Musk 'tease' in tweet

Tesla Motors shares jumped Monday after co-founder Elon Musk tweeted that the company would unveil as "major" new product line next month.

Tesla shares jump on Musk 'tease' in tweet
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Facebook bets on Messenger app, opens it to developers

Facebook is turning its Messenger application into a platform for e-commerce, video and more in a bid to shake up online communication.

Facebook bets on Messenger app, opens it to developers
Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China
Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged closer high-tech cooperation with China as she opened a major IT business fair where the Asian giant is the official partner country.

Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China
Twitter buys livestream app maker Periscope
Twitter buys livestream app maker Periscope

Twitter said it had purchased the maker of the video streaming app Periscope, amid what seems to be surging interest in live video sharing.

Twitter buys livestream app maker Periscope
YouTube stars quiz Obama
YouTube stars quiz Obama

A bubbly shopping guide, a comedian who wears green lipstick and eats ladles of cinnamon quizzed US Presiden in a series of unorthodox YouTube presidential interviews.

YouTube stars quiz Obama
Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road
Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road

Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested.

Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road
Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked
Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked

Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."

Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked
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Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm

Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologized for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails.

Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm
Apple CEO Steve Jobs. ©REUTERS
Steve Jobs gives posthumous testimony in Apple trial

Apple mastermind Steve Jobs was back from the dead Friday giving posthumous testimony in a video at a US antitrust trial.

Steve Jobs gives posthumous testimony in Apple trial
Hackers threaten Sony staff in new email
Hackers threaten Sony staff in new email

Sony Pictures staff received a threatening email Friday claiming to be from the hackers who breached the entertainment giant's computer network.

Hackers threaten Sony staff in new email
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Transtelecom Chairman meets President of HP

Transtelecom Chairman meets President of HP Nurali Aliyev met with the President of Hewlettt-Packard Corporation Meg Whitman to discuss cooperation ahead of the EXPO-2017 to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Transtelecom Chairman meets President of HP
S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' rating
S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' rating

Standard & Poor's gave Twitter's recent $1.8 billion debt issue a "speculative" rating of BB-.

S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' rating
Kazakhstan team that participated in  11th ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2012 in Hong Kong among Asia Pacific countries ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Futuristic future demands reforms in Kazakhstan education: Astana Mayor

Kazakh Minister of Eduation and Science and the mayor of Astana said education in Kazakhstan required deep reforms due to increasing penetration of technological innovation into every aspect of the modern life.

Futuristic future demands reforms in Kazakhstan education: Astana Mayor