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Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch on Tuesday as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market, AFP reports [Tengrinews.kz].

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:20

Knowledge Day celebrated in Kazakhstan

Knowledge Day is celebrated on September 1 in Kazakhstan. About 340 thousand young Kazakhstanis will go to first grade in 2015, BNews.kz reports [Bnews.kz].

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 18:44

ANNOUNCED SCI-FI SHOOTER GEARS OF WAR 4

Microsoft will continue the cycle of third-person shooter Gears of War release for Xbox One, which will tell the story of new characters. The announcement of the game, which received the working title of the Gears 4, was held at the press conference, which was timed to industrial E3 and aired on the network on June 15. [Lenta.ru]

Google said Wednesday that Gmail is now available in Burmese, marking the 74th language for the popular email service, AFP reports.[Tengrinews]

YouTube on Thursday revealed plans for the US release of a mobile application built with children -- and their parents' concerns -- in mind, AFP reports.[Tengrinews]

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute

Samsung and Microsoft said Tuesday they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract, AFP reports.

 Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States, AFP reports [Tengrinews].

To provide better viewing experience, it is expected that the iPhone 7 might have a screen size bigger than that of the iPhone 6 Plus. This information turned edition International Business Times, writes "Rossiyskaya Gazeta". [Tengrinews]

US stocks Friday capped a strong week on a high note as good earnings from Microsoft and others overshadowed a poor report from Amazon, AFP reports.[Tengrinews]

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:00

HTC launches 'selfie' smartphone, new camera

Taiwan-based HTC on Wednesday unveiled its newest smartphone with high-resolution cameras on both sides to appeal to people who take "selfie" pictures.

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