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Kazakhstan allocates $13 million for electronic tagging

Kazakhstan has recently introduced changes to the Criminal Code. In this regard, the state will allocate $13 million for electronic tagging devices for monitoring convicts.

Kazakhstan allocates $13 million for electronic tagging
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Activist investor urges Yahoo-AOL tie-up

An activist investment firm urged Yahoo to explore a tie-up with online rival AOL.

Activist investor urges Yahoo-AOL tie-up
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Apple says Mac users mostly safe from 'Bash' bug

Apple said that its Macintosh PCs are unlikely to be affected by the recently discovered "Bash" bug .

Apple says Mac users mostly safe from 'Bash' bug
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Tatarstan ready to share experience in oil refining with Kazakhstan

A delegation from Tatarstan has visited Astana to discuss cooperation in various fields, including oil industry.

Tatarstan ready to share experience in oil refining with Kazakhstan
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Electronics giant Philips to split in historic move

Philips said Tuesday it would split the 120-year-old Dutch giant in two.

Electronics giant Philips to split in historic move
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BlackBerry launching cheaper phone with bigger screen

BlackBerry is set to unveil its latest smartphone Wednesday, in a move aimed at reviving the fortunes of the struggling Canadian tech group.

BlackBerry launching cheaper phone with bigger screen
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Apple set to shut down Beats music service: report

Apple is set to discontinue the Beats streaming music service it acquired earlier this year to focus on iTunes.

Apple set to shut down Beats music service: report
Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan
Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan

Breast implants developed by Kazakhstani scientists will possibly find a market in South Korea.

Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan to give up chlorine water purification soon

Kazakhstan is planning to switch from chlorine water purification to a new technology using carbon filters and ultraviolet.

Kazakhstan to give up chlorine water purification soon
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Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence

It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off.

Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence
Dr. Zhumabay Bakenov. Photo courtesy of batterykazakhstan.com
Kazakh researcher develops super large-capacity battery

Dr Zhumabay Bakenov, a professor at Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev University, has developed a lithium-sulfur battery with 10-fold regular capacity.

Kazakh researcher develops super large-capacity battery
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Snapchat valued at $10 bln: reports

US media reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

Snapchat valued at $10 bln: reports
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Google buys product design firm Gecko

Google confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects.

Google buys product design firm Gecko
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Uber pulls into mobile dining and travel apps

Uber teamed up with smartphone applications as the controversial Internet-age car-hailing service moved to park itself in mobile lifestyles.

Uber pulls into mobile dining and travel apps
Octopus inspires new camouflage material
Octopus inspires new camouflage material

The octopus's ability to camouflage itself has inspired a new kind of thin, flexible fabric that can automatically match patterns.

Octopus inspires new camouflage material
US hospital firm: Chinese hackers stole patient data
US hospital firm: Chinese hackers stole patient data

Community Health Systems said that hackers likely from China broke into its systems and stole identification data for 4.5 million patients.

US hospital firm: Chinese hackers stole patient data
China Mobile net profit drops 8.5% on competition, regulation
China Mobile net profit drops 8.5% on competition, regulation

China Mobile said its half-year net profit fell by 8.5 percent, blaming the downturn on fierce competition and market reforms.

China Mobile net profit drops 8.5% on competition, regulation
Robo-cook: android restaurant boots up in China
Robo-cook: android restaurant boots up in China

A restaurant in China is electrifying customers by using more than a dozen robots to cook and deliver food.

Robo-cook: android restaurant boots up in China
Intel to use 'big data' to battle Parkinson's disease
Intel to use 'big data' to battle Parkinson's disease

US computing giant Intel announced it was joining an effort to battle Parkinson's disease with new big data and wearable technologies.

Intel to use 'big data' to battle Parkinson's disease
Electric cars fail to rev up car-mad Germans
Electric cars fail to rev up car-mad Germans

Germany is ranked the most fuel-efficient country on the planet, but when it comes to electric vehicles, Europe's top economy is in the slow lane.

Electric cars fail to rev up car-mad Germans