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Technology drive sees 'connected car' link-ups in China
Technology drive sees 'connected car' link-ups in China

China has the youngest premium car buyers in the world, and their tech-savvy demand for connected cars is driving international automakers.

Technology drive sees 'connected car' link-ups in China
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Kazakhstan and Luxembourg ink several agreements

Kazakhstan and Luxembourg have inked a number of bilateral treaties following the meeting of Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel on May 21.

Kazakhstan and Luxembourg ink several agreements
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Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan to construct underwater segment of TASIM

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have reached an agreement to construct the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) underwater segment.

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan to construct underwater segment of TASIM
It's good to talk: app aims to spur voice renaissance
It's good to talk: app aims to spur voice renaissance

Google employees are hoping an innovative new phone application will trigger a renaissance in an increasingly unfashionable method of human communication: talking.

It's good to talk: app aims to spur voice renaissance
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Kazakhstan to launch 75 new air routes within 6 years

Kazakhstan is going to launch 75 new international air routes by 2020.

Kazakhstan to launch 75 new air routes within 6 years
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Kazakhstan goes up in UN e-gov index

Kazakhstan has risen by 10 stands in the UN e-government index.

Kazakhstan goes up in UN e-gov index
Preparing Kazakhstan's KazSat-3 communications satellite in Baikonur cosmodrome. ©RIA News
KazSat-3 satellite reaches its orbital position

KazSat-3 communications satellite assisted by a Proton-M carrier rocket has reached the designated orbital position,.

KazSat-3 satellite reaches its orbital position
Mirbolat Ayupov. ©Turar Kazangapov
Internet penetration at 70% in Kazakhstan: ASTEX-2014 in Astana

Astana is hosting the international conference and exhibition ASTEX-2014 on May 19-20, 2014.

Internet penetration at 70% in Kazakhstan: ASTEX-2014 in Astana
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EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016

Construction of EXPO-2017 venues in Astana is expected to be completed by December 2016.

EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016
The launch of Proton-M © Dmitry Khegai
Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur

An upgraded version of Russian launch vehicle Proton-M has taken off early today from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Kazakh telecommunications satellite KazSat-3 and Russian relay satellite Luch-5V.

Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur
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Kazakhstan can block Internet access without warrant

New amendments to the Law On Communications allow Kazakhstan authorities to block access to networks, including the Internet, and turn off communications equipment without even needing to obtain a court ruling.

Kazakhstan can block Internet access without warrant
©Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan has no intention to change +7 dialing code

Kazakhstan has the same dialling code as Russia, but has no intention to change it.

Kazakhstan has no intention to change +7 dialing code
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Air Astana mulls launching Internet in aircraft

Air Astana is considering the possibility of making the Internet available on-board its aircraft.

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Air Astana mulls launching Internet in aircraft
WTO to open access into Kazakhstan for telecom companies and banks
WTO to open access into Kazakhstan for telecom companies and banks

Joining the WTO will affect the telecommunication services rates in Kazakhstan.

WTO to open access into Kazakhstan for telecom companies and banks
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Australia says broadband ban on Huawei stays: report

Australia's new government on Tuesday said Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will remain shut out of bidding to build Australia's national broadband network on advice from security agencies.

Australia says broadband ban on Huawei stays: report
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Turkey fulfils sultan's dream with opening of Bosphorus rail tunnel

Turkey will on Tuesday unveil the world's first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan's dream 150 years ago, but also fuelling recent anti-government sentiment for such mega projects.

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Turkey fulfils sultan's dream with opening of Bosphorus rail tunnel
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Snowden leak shows spy agencies break Web encryption

US and British intelligence agencies have cracked the encryption that secures a wide range of online communications -- including emails, banking transactions and phone conversations.

Snowden leak shows spy agencies break Web encryption
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US admits electronic spying on Americans was illegal

The US government spied on electronic communications between Americans with no links to terror suspects until a judge ruled it illegal in 2011.

US admits electronic spying on Americans was illegal
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Nazarbayev calls for development of communications between Turkic Council's member-states

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is taking part in the 3rd summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic Speaking States.

Nazarbayev calls for development of communications between Turkic Council's member-states
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Microsoft to help Kazakhstan introduce e-learning and e-healtcare

A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in informational technologies has been signed between Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport and Communications and Microsoft Kazakhstan.

Microsoft to help Kazakhstan introduce e-learning and e-healtcare