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Sony bringing Spotify to PlayStation

Sony is betting its music streaming future on Spotify. Today the company quietly announced that it will be shutting down its unsuccessful Music…

France launches anti-terror website to protect youth

France launches anti-terror website to protect youth

The French government launched a counter terrorism website Wednesday to create awareness among nationals planning to fight in conflict zones, including Syria and…

Paris to ban coaches, trucks and diesel cars by 2020

Paris to ban coaches, trucks and diesel cars by 2020

As part of a plan to reduce high air pollution in Paris, its mayor vowed on Wednesday to impose a total ban on coaches and…

Facebook launches ‘lite’ app for emerging markets

Facebook launches ‘lite’ app for emerging markets

Facebook said on Monday it is testing a lightweight version of its mobile app for mobile phones with poor-quality internet connections in emerging…

Snapchat brings curated news content with Discover

Snapchat brings curated news content with Discover

Snapchat Tuesday introduces a way to ship you news content: Discover. Instead of being dictated by clicks and shares like most news features…

Chat app Wickr hides pictures in plain sight on Facebook

Chat app Wickr hides pictures in plain sight on Facebook

Snoop-thwarting messaging application Wickr on Tuesday began letting Apple mobile gadget users hide pictures in plain sight on their Facebook pages. Wickr Timed…

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Facebook said that earnings rose 34 percent in the fourth quarter during an earnings call with investors Wednesday afternoon. The revenue stream was powered by advertising dollars, especially…

Shares of Apple rallied more than 7 percent in Wednesday afternoon trading. After a victorious earnings call Tuesday, Apple is enjoying a near record-breaking jump on Wall Street.…

Turkey’s natural gas imports for 2015 are projected to reach 52.2 billion cubic meters, an increase of 9.6 percent compared with last year, according to Turkey’s Ministry of…

Russia’s Gazprom net profit was down 35 percent in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, the company announced Thursday. “The amount of profit for the…

Apple sold more smartphones in China than any other company in the final quarter of 2014, according to a report released Tuesday by analytics firm Canalys. This is the…

Turkey’s domestic gas consumption for 2015 is projected to reach 50.8 billion cubic meters, an increase of three billion cubic meters compared with last year, according to the…

The European Union believes that Turkey is “sufficiently prepared” to start membership negotiations under chapter 15 on energy, a European Commission official said on Wednesday. The comments follow…

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Turkey’s population exceeds 77.5 million

Turkey’s population exceeds 77.5 million

Turkey’s population reached 77,695,904 in 2014, an increase of 1,028,040 when compared to 2013, the Turkish Statistical Institute announced Wednesday. The population figures were released as part of the 2014 Address-based Population…

China’s urbanization drive create city clusters

China’s urbanization drive create city clusters

China’s urbanization drive will create larger clusters of cities, in terms of economic power as well as size and population, according to experts. Chinese policymakers favor the development…

EU to discuss controversial passanger data plan

EU to discuss controversial passanger data plan

A new European Commission counter-terror plan will require the blanket collection and storage for up to five years of personal data records of all passengers flying in and…

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Greek Cypriots  block Turkey’s energy negotiations with EU

Greek Cypriots block Turkey’s energy negotiations with EU

As Turkey attempts to accelerate its EU membership process in 2015 by opening the energy chapter up for negotiations, the chapter remains blocked by Greek Cypriots.…