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Microsoft unveils low-cost Surface 3 tablet

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a low-cost version of its Surface tablet computer, cutting the screen size of the device which starts at US$499.…

Watch NASA spin-test its Mars-bound ‘flying saucer’

Watch NASA spin-test its Mars-bound ‘flying saucer’

As NASA prepares to send more spacecraft, and eventually humans, to Mars, its scientists are having to rethink the parachute. Mars is what…

Facebook’s new ‘Scrapbook’ helps parents keep baby photos in one place

Facebook’s new ‘Scrapbook’ helps parents keep baby photos in one place

Facebook is in the process of rolling out a new “Scrapbook” feature that gives parents a simple way of putting photos of their…

EU report: Facebook’s tracking cookies affect even users who opt out

EU report: Facebook’s tracking cookies affect even users who opt out

Facebook is continuing to monitor the browsing habits of European users even when they explicitly opt-out of tracking, claims a new report compiled…

You can now view Google+ photos and videos in Drive

You can now view Google+ photos and videos in Drive

Starting today, Google is making it possible to view photos and videos backed up with the Google+ apps for iPhone and Android in…

Solar powered plane takes off from Myanmar

Solar powered plane takes off from Myanmar

Solar Impulse 2 – a plane powered entirely by the sun – set off from Myanmar on Monday on its fifth leg of a round-the-world…

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Turkish Cukurova Holding has applied to the London Court of International Arbitration for an order to enable the purchase of all shares held by Alfa in Turkcell, sources familiar with matter claimed on Monday. Under…

The sixth World Forum on Energy Regulation, sponsored by Turkey’s The Anadolu Agency, will bring more than a 100 speakers and moderators to Istanbul in May. Organized by…

Turkey consumed 47.8 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2014 and the country’s total domestic gas consumption for 2015 is estimated at 50.8 billion cubic meters. Household…

Several major Turkish aviation companies are planning to review policies regarding requirements for two crew members to be present in cockpits at all times after the fatal Germanwings…

The unusual circumstances surrounding the Germanwings crash wouldn’t necessarily free the airline and its insurers from claims of negligence, aviation lawyers said. Deutsche Lufthansa AG and its insurer…

Turkish companies are now able to compete with others in the most competitive fields and all sectors, said Turkey’s minister of customs and trade. Minister Nurettin Canikli attended Friday the…

Turkish banks have good potential for the long term, Moody’s senior analyst, Irakli Pippia, said Friday. For one thing, they have solid capital buffers against significant increases in non-performing loans, Pippia…

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Turkey’s TAV acquired George Bush Airport duty-free rights

Turkey’s TAV acquired George Bush Airport duty-free rights

TAV Airports Holding’s joint venture, ATU Duty Free, has acquired the right to operate duty free shops at the Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport in the U.S. for 10 years.…

Turkey: Telecommunication spending reaches $13.3 bn

Turkey: Telecommunication spending reaches $13.3 bn

People in Turkey have spent more than 35.5 billion Turkish liras ($13.3 billion) on telecommunications last year, up from 32.2 billion Turkish liras ($12.2 billion) in 2013, a report released by Turkey’s…

Turkey’s Kurdish reconciliation helps oil prospects in Northern Iraq

Turkey’s Kurdish reconciliation helps oil prospects in Northern Iraq

The “Solution Process” is permitting Turkey to explore for oil in northern Iraq, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday. Turkey’s “Solution Process” is a Turkish government effort launched…

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Germanwings co-pilot had undergone psychotherapy before getting flight licence

Germanwings co-pilot had undergone psychotherapy before getting flight licence

The Germanwings co- pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into a mountainside last week had undergone psychotherapy because of suicidal tendencies over an extended…