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European Parliament backs breaking up Google

European Parliament members backed Thursday a non-binding resolution to break up Google and other large tech companies operating in the European Union’s area.…

South Korea cracking down on vendors who sell unregistered selfie sticks.

South Korea cracking down on vendors who sell unregistered selfie sticks.

That selfie stick in your hand – a harmless memory-maker? Or a potentially chaos-inducing electromagnetic radiation emitter? In South Korea, it seems, it…

DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back

DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back

DNA molecules attached to the outside of a rocket may be able to survive a trip to suborbital space and back into the…

Twitter now lets businesses stuff coupons in tweets

Twitter now lets businesses stuff coupons in tweets

Rather than clipping out coupons, you’ll now be able to start picking up discounts right on Twitter. Twitter is today introducing a service…

Macintosh designer selling $1,900 replicas of Apple’s legendary pirate flag

Macintosh designer selling $1,900 replicas of Apple’s legendary pirate flag

Gift-giving season is right around the corner, and we know just the perfect gift for the Apple nut in your life. No, it’s…

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 consumer features at January event

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 consumer features at January event

Microsoft is planning to detail the consumer features of Windows 10 at an event in January. While Microsoft will be present at the…

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Turkish defense producers aim at boosting exports to $25 billion by 2023 from $1.5 billion this year, Turkey’s Undersecretary for Defense Industries said on Friday. Ismail Demir said that Turkey aims…

OPEC‘s influence on global oil prices is waning as it failed to cut production at its meeting Thursday to respond to the decline in oil prices, experts say. The much-anticipated…

Turkey’s foreign trade deficit shrank for the second consecutive month in October, the Turkish Statistical Institute said Friday. In October, the country’s foreign trade deficit declined from $7.4 billion in…

Members of The World Trade Organization approved the first-ever multilateral trade agreement in its history on Friday, one which is projected to boost global trade by $1 trillion. According…

Nigeria said Thursday that plummeting global oil prices – which recently caused the government to devalue the currency – had been long anticipated and that the country was well…

OPEC has decided not to reduce oil production from now through the first half of 2015. The price of oil hit a four-year low within minutes of the announcement…

The Turkish government is getting good results in rebalancing the economy, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said on Thursday. In an interview with the Japanese Nikkei newspaper on Thursday,…

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Turkish ‘Ebru’ included in UNESCO cultural list

Turkish ‘Ebru’ included in UNESCO cultural list

Turkish paper marbling, known as Ebru in Turkish language, has been added to United Nations’ list of the world’s cultural heritage. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Omer…

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Istanbul Arbitration Center to bring confidence in energy affairs

Istanbul Arbitration Center to bring confidence in energy affairs

A centralized system for trade and energy-related disputes is a necessity and the planned Istanbul Arbitration Center can fulfill this task, according to energy and capital markets counsel at Roschier in Finland…

Turkey to build tax free industrial zone in Palestine

Turkey to build tax free industrial zone in Palestine

Turkey is going to establish an organized industrial zone in the Palestinian city of Jenin in the West Bank, according to a memorandum of understanding co-signed on Wednesday. The…

Turkey, Russia hold talks to increase gas supplies

Turkey, Russia hold talks to increase gas supplies

Natural gas talks with Russia to secure price discounts for increased supplies from Gazprom to Turkey are in progress, said Turkey’s energy minister on Wednesday in Moscow. After the thirteenth Turkey-Russia Joint…

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EU Commission chief Juncker survives no confidence vote

EU Commission chief Juncker survives no confidence vote

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his commission have survived a vote of no-confidence over the so-called “Lux Leaks” affair. Members of the European Parliament voted on…