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Kazcosmos to develop electronic tagging devices for Kazakhstan

Electronic tagging devices may be developed locally in Kazakhstan by its space agency Kazcosmos.

Kazcosmos to develop electronic tagging devices for Kazakhstan
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Kazakh Ministry of Energy proposes installing metering devices on oil and gas wells

The Minister of Energy says there is a need for monitoring devices on Kazakhstan's oil and gas wells.

Kazakh Ministry of Energy proposes installing metering devices on oil and gas wells
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Kazakh Senate questions security of electronic tagging devices

Kazakhstani Senate has questioned the safety and security of electronic tagging devices.

Kazakh Senate questions security of electronic tagging devices
Microsoft TV plug-in gadget mirrors mobile screens
Microsoft TV plug-in gadget mirrors mobile screens

Microsoft put its spin on Google's Chromecast with a device that lets people mirror what's on Windows-powered tablets or smartphones on their television screens.

Microsoft TV plug-in gadget mirrors mobile screens
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Apple's new encryption to lock out government

Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device.

Apple's new encryption to lock out government
Chinese firm serves up 'smart chopsticks' for food-wary diners
Chinese firm serves up 'smart chopsticks' for food-wary diners

A new "smart chopsticks" concept by Internet search giant Baidu could put the answer in hands.

Chinese firm serves up 'smart chopsticks' for food-wary diners
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Kazakhstani invents device to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases

Damel Mektepbayeva, junior researcher at Nazarbayev University, has developed a device that rapidly diagnoses sexually transmitted diseases.

Kazakhstani invents device to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases
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Malware worms its way into more apps: study

Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through "cloned" versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said.

Malware worms its way into more apps: study
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Medical device maker Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 bn

US medical-device maker Medtronic will buy its Irish-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion, the company said.

Medical device maker Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 bn
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Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut

The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.

Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut
Google Glass available in US as of April 15
Google Glass available in US as of April 15

Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.

Google Glass available in US as of April 15
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Chinese man, Iranian indicted in US over Iran exports

A Chinese man, an Iranian and two Iranian firms were charged in the United States with conspiring to export devices to Iran that can serve to enrich uranium, an indictment unsealed Friday said.

Chinese man, Iranian indicted in US over Iran exports
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Google expands Android platform to wearables

Google announced it was bringing Android, the dominant platform for smartphones, to wearable devices.

Google expands Android platform to wearables
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Judge rejects Apple bid to ban Samsung devices

A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed on patents held by the US tech giant.

Judge rejects Apple bid to ban Samsung devices
Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer
Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer

A tiny personal computer that is worn on the ear and can be controlled with the blink of an eye or the click of a tongue is being tested in Japan.

Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer
Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone
Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung unveiled Monday its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor to defend its place as the world's industry leader.

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone
Smartphone giants want your body
Smartphone giants want your body

Smartphone makers are fighting for space on your wrist and your head; lucrative real estate for a new wave of high-tech devices if only they can persuade you to wear them.

Smartphone giants want your body
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LG to launch new smartwatch this year: CEO

LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014, the head of its mobile unit said Monday, tapping into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.

LG to launch new smartwatch this year: CEO
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Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices

Thanks to smartphones, email, video games and photo sharing are available at the touch of a finger.

Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices
US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices
US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television show.

US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices