Protests in April and May galvanised the government to crack down on dissent.
The jailing of the two men shows the government of President Nursultan Nazarbayev well understands that it can no longer underestimate the power of new forms of civic activism.
Not dead yet, Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
When Facebook accidentally listed millions of users as "dead" in an embarrassing glitch it was a reminder that everyone needs to plan for their own digital death.
Apple has pulled back from challenging the car industry with a new vehicle.
Alibaba Founder and CEO, Jack Ma meeting with David Cameron the then UK Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street during his visit to London in October 2015.
Cross-border tech deals are on the rise, meaning the usual expectations on acquisitions are changing.
Will our digital phrasebook finally be able to handle more than just simple snippets?
Auto-translation software has been pretty frustrating to use. But news of vast improvements to Google's translation software raises the prospect that websites will soon be browsable in any language.
Present and correct.
Economics struggles to explain the explosion of gift models at the heart of our online economy.
(Microsoft) Windows to the soul?
Attempts to model your web experience led to fears of an echo chamber effect, but rather than reinforcing your sense of self, the process might be altering it.
If businesses meet the needs of their employees they will feel like they are growing and will be more productive, research suggests.
Happy employees, whose basic needs are met, are essential to a productive business.
Google employees may be getting a free lunch, but not its customers.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
Plenty of gold but little growth.
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Uber did everything right in China. That's where it really went wrong and why it should serve as a cautionary tale for Western CEOs looking for growth in China.
The Temple of Apollo at Delphi, where the wisdom of the oracle was dispensed.
Cicero asked: 'how to become famous?' Nero sought to know the timing of his death. The Oracle at Delphi offered pronouncements on all manner of topics - yet as with Google today, the question posed was as important as the answer.
All accounted for in Babylon. Belshazzar’s Feast by Rembrandt.
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The number crunchers who helped create our capitalist world have been measuring the world since ancient times.
The beautiful, if clunky, game.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt faced a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ‘The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition’ in 2011.
While technology companies have embraced Washington, they haven’t yet embraced political disclosure.
Apple’s new iOS 10 includes a slew of new features.
Apple has announced its next generation iOS 10, but how does it stack up to the latest Android offering from Google?
The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
Machine learning is driving the next revolution in computing.
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We're just at the beginning of working out the tasks machines will make us better at.
The White Bay Power Station is a prime harbourside redevelopment site.
The fact that the NSW government has stepped in to take back control of the White Bay redevelopment is actually an amazing story. One would hope this is a process of learning at work.
Pay TV is growing globally, and programming data is now up for grabs.
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A move by the US to open up more competition in pay-TV has sparked a debate about TV viewing data.
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Google saves $9 billion, programmers and users get to keep a popular language and its apps – and a key Oracle product stays alive.