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The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood
The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood

Hollywood's traditional media players are facing an unprecedented challenge to their business model as 'cord-cutters' opt to cancel their expensive cable subscriptions in favor of on-demand streaming services.

The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood
Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery

A protracted strike by hundreds of staff at London's National Gallery over the outsourcing of some services to the private sector ended.

Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery
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China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company

China plans investing $600 million in projects of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), a Kazakh railway company.

China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company
HAECO aircraft servicing company in Xiamen ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Air Astana steps up cooperation with Chinese aircraft maintanence company

Kazakhstan's Air Astana is enhancing cooperation with Chinese HAECO to get world-class maintenance of its aircraft.

Air Astana steps up cooperation with Chinese aircraft maintanence company
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Mobile phone calls to become cheaper in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Investments and Development plans to continue lowering the mobile phone tariffs in Kazakhstan.

Mobile phone calls to become cheaper in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of the press service of Astana Mayor's Office.
Free internet to become available in Astana buses

Astana residents and guests will be able to enjoy free Internet in the city's buses starting from July 1.

Free internet to become available in Astana buses
Jay Z leads stars in rebranded Tidal streaming service
Jay Z leads stars in rebranded Tidal streaming service

Rap mogul Jay Z launched the rebranded Tidal music streaming service with major star backing.

Jay Z leads stars in rebranded Tidal streaming service
Shymbulak mountain skiing resort. Photo courtesy of shymbulakhotel.com.
Shymbulak should revise its pricing policy: foreign experts

Foreign experts believe Kazakhstan’s Shymbulak mountain skiing resort located in Almaty oblast should revise its pricing policy.

Shymbulak should revise its pricing policy: foreign experts
Photo courtesy of Eurasian Economic Commission
Single services market to come into effect in Eurasian Union

Eurasian Union member states activating single services market in more than 40 service sectors.

Single services market to come into effect in Eurasian Union
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Twitpic to shutter service after all

Twitpic put out word that the service is shutting down after all, apologizing for a "false alarm" that a merger would be its salvation.

Twitpic to shutter service after all
©Reuters/Dado Ruvic
Facebook buys cybersecurity startup PrivateCore

Facebook announced it was buying California-based cybersecurity startup PrivateCore, in a move to boost defenses of its vast server network.

Facebook buys cybersecurity startup PrivateCore
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China tells Seoule message apps blocked to curb terrorists

China has confirmed its decision to block popular foreign messaging services as an anti-terrorist measure.

China tells Seoule message apps blocked to curb terrorists
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Kazakhtelecom sets single dial-in number for reverse charge call service

Kazakhstan's biggest telecommunications operator KazakhTelecom has introduced a single dial-in number for its reverse charge call service.

Kazakhtelecom sets single dial-in number for reverse charge call service
Photo courtesy of temakazan.ru.
Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan

Gale warning has been issued for several regions of Kazakhstan.

Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan
Photo ©egov.kz
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
Photo © Vladimir Zaikin
KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan

Kazkommertsbank has launched a contactless payment system that uses mobile phones in Kazakhstan.

KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan
Kazahstani banks initiate WhatsApp call-center services
Kazahstani banks initiate WhatsApp call-center services

Kazakhstani banks are starting to provide consultations over WhatsApp.

Kazahstani banks initiate WhatsApp call-center services
Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz
Hot water turns green in Astana

Green hot water runs from taps in Astana apartments.

Hot water turns green in Astana
Photo courtesy of techinasia.com
S. Korea to spend $1.5 bn on 5G 'movie-in-a-second' service

South Korea, already one of the most wired countries on earth, Wednesday announced a 1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion) plan to set up a next-generation 5G wireless service quick enough to download full-length films in a second.

S. Korea to spend $1.5 bn on 5G 'movie-in-a-second' service
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Venturous teenagers stage fights on request in Astana

Venturesome teenagers of Astana arrange staged fights for a fee for other teenagers, who want to impress their girlfriends.

Venturous teenagers stage fights on request in Astana