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Samsung S5 fingerprint flaw exposed

Hackers can take copies of fingerprints used to unlock the Samsung Galaxy S5 phone, claim security researchers. A flaw in Android makes it…

EU might create a new regulator just to keep companies like Google in check

EU might create a new regulator just to keep companies like Google in check

The European Union filed antitrust charges against Google earlier this month, but according to a document obtained by The Wall Street Journal, regulators…

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

NASA on Thursday released a new dazzling images of young stars captured by the Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate the 25th anniversary of…

Facebook starts testing mobile calling app “Hello”

Facebook starts testing mobile calling app “Hello”

Facebook Inc said it started testing its mobile calling app ‘Hello’ on Android, which allows users to connect with Facebook to see the…

Study shows crash-protection tech top choice of US consumers

Study shows crash-protection tech top choice of US consumers

Three of the top five technologies U.S. consumers want in their next car or truck relate to crash prevention, indicating a growing acceptance…

Japan: Fukushima transfer pumps leaking

Japan: Fukushima transfer pumps leaking

All eight water transfer pumps at a Japanese nuclear power station devastated by the 2011 earthquake-tsunami have been found to be leaking radiation-contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean. Fukushima Daiichi…

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The capacity utilization rate of Turkish industry surged in April, reversing its decline of 4 consecutive months, official data revealed on Friday. Turkish manufacturing industries operated at 74.1 percent of…

The Turkish lira dropped to its lowest rate – 2.7420 – against the dollar on Friday. The fall came after Turkey’s Central Bank announced two days earlier that…

Homes sales in March were up over 32.4 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute said in a statement on Friday. Housing sales in Turkey surged nationwide in March after an increase of 15…

Turkish lender Isbank has started negotiations for the sale of its 7.44 percent stake in mobile operator Avea, the bank said in a stock market filing Wednesday afternoon. “Our head office has…

The most important factor in stimulating growth in Turkey will be its capital markets, according to Tuncay Dinc, CEO of Borsa Istanbul. Speaking to The Anadolu Agency’s Finance Desk in Istanbul…

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on Wednesday held key interest rates at current levels, the bank said in a statement. The one-week repo rate, which is…

Communications and technology group Turk Telekom announced on Wednesday that group revenue rose by 7.5 percent in the first quarter from the previous year. Revenue grew to 3.4 billion Turkish…

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Turkey celebrates National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

Turkey celebrates National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

National Sovereignty and Children’s Day is celebrated with a flurry of colorful events and ceremonies around Turkey. Art institutions of the Ministry of Culture and…

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Consumer confidence in Turkey rises in April

Consumer confidence in Turkey rises in April

Turkish consumer confidence rose in April as the public expected to be able to save more, according to a Turkish Statistical Institute survey released on Wednesday. The Consumer…

British trader arrested for 2010 Wall Street “flash crash”

British trader arrested for 2010 Wall Street “flash crash”

A British trader who operated out of his West London home was arrested on U. S. charges that he contributed to the May 6, 2010, “flash crash” by…

Turkey’s Finanace Minister slams opposition’s economic plan

Turkey’s Finanace Minister slams opposition’s economic plan

The main opposition party’s election promises for the economy are “hollow” and “utopic,” Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said Tuesday. Speaking at a live interview at the private Kanal 24 channel, Simsek addressed these issues…

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EU emergency summit offers only a limited resettlement plan

EU emergency summit offers only a limited resettlement plan

Only 5,000 resettlement places across Europe are to be offered to refugees who survive the dangerous Mediterranean crossing under the emergency summit crisis package to…