Huawei ranks first in China's wearable market BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Huawei has ranked first in the country's wearable market with solid performance of wearable watches, showing strong growth momentum despite the downward trend of China's wearable market in the first quarter of this year, Sina Finance reported on Tuesday.
President congratulates Kazakhstanis on International Children's Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has congratulated Kazakhstanis on the International Children’s Day, Kazinform reported with the reference to Head of State’s Twitter account.
Brazil reports over 1,000 virus deaths, 16,000 cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil reported over 16,000 new coronavirus cases and more than 1,000 deaths on Wednesday.According to the Health Ministry, 16,324 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the overall count to 391,222.
Zoom agrees to improve security, privacy of 200 million users after probe NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Zoom Video Communications has agreed to improve the security and privacy of more than 200 million users, according to an agreement announced on Thursday by New York's attorney general, after problems arose as it soared in popularity during pandemic lockdowns around the world.
Rami Malek, ‘Aladdin’ among trending searches on Google in 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The end of the year is when we take stock of 12 months’ worth of events, headlines and trends. A useful tool for looking back and seeing what people were most interested about in the news cycle is Google’s annual Year in Search report, which was released on Wednesday morning.
Twitter sets out plans for banning political ads WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM: Twitter Inc. on Friday laid out its plan for banning political ads just as campaigns for the 2020 US presidential election heat up, and for banning ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes, Arab News reported.
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales has launched an alternative to Facebook and Twitter NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is launching a social-media website called WT: Social. The platform aims to compete with Facebook and Twitter, except instead of funding it using advertising, Wales is taking a page from the Wikipedia playbook and financing it through user donations.
6th World Internet Conference unveils world's leading Internet sci-tech achievements WUZHEN. KAZINFORM Fifteen world's leading scientific and technological achievements in the Internet sector were unveiled Sunday at the 6th World Internet Conference held in the river town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province.
Thousands take to the streets in Lebanon in protest against WhatsApp tax BEIRUT. KAZINFORM: Demonstrations erupted last night in Lebanon over plans for the introduction of a tax on telephone calls made over the internet using the WhatsApp messenger, Kazinform has learnt from Arab News. Thousands of of people continued to protest past midnight, even after an announcement by Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Choucair that the plan had been abandoned at the request of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.