Kenes Rakishev’s mainstream business is built around the Central Asian metallurgical giant Sat&Company. His efforts to reclaim scattered assets of the BTA bank around the world are also part of his growth strategy. Kenes Rakishev is also a well-known venture investor. He invested in Fastline Ventures, Telegram’s ICO, blockchain-based Finney smartphone project and Net Element, an American...
The development of a new, crucial information system at Defense has reached a dead end. The “weapon of the future” is in danger of becoming a fiasco – also for taxpayers. Technology company IBM has threatened to recover hundreds of millions of euros in costs incurred from the ministry.
The antivirus company Avast sells the browsing history of everyone who uses his free software. According to research by Vice and PCMag. In large bundles of information “every keyword, every click and every online purchase on all visited websites” is sold to anyone who is willing to pay. The GPS information of smartphones is also offered, with which the most recent location of a user...
In the same week that the American aircraft manufacturer Boeing had to announce that the Boeing 737 MAX will not be flying for the time being, the newest aircraft, the Boeing 777X, was launched for the first time on a test flight on Saturday.
This European winter has been exceptionally mild so far and there are no indications that this will change soon. And that is to the advantage of the oak processionary caterpillar. A mild winter ensures a greater chance of survival of the eggs of the oak procession butterfly, explains director Bastiaan Meerburg of the Knowledge and Advice Center for Animal Pests (KAD).
Turkey has unveiled a number of electric cars made entirely in the country itself. President Erdogan called that a sixty-year-old dream that almost became reality. “When we see this car on the road worldwide, we have achieved our goal,” he said during a ceremony.
The Starliner astronaut capsule from the aerospace company Boeing landed in the desert of the American state of New Mexico on Sunday at 7.58 a.m. local time. The capsule was launched on Friday, but shortly thereafter problems arose. It was therefore decided to reclaim the unmanned flight.
Swiss-Israeli tech company Sirin Labs, known mostly because of the Finney phone, is in final stages of a merger with Israeli security startup. The prospects of the deal are good and the changes may be massive. Sirin Labs is led by Moshe Hogeg and Kenes Rakishev. After the likely merge the main focus of the Labs may be changed, the Israeli “Globes” newspaper speculates.