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Microsoft reveals Windows 10 operating system

Microsoft unveiled its Windows 10 operating system Wednesday in front of a crowd at the company’s Redmond, Washington headquarters. Windows 10 introduces a…

Children’s Internet privacy case dismissed against Google

Children’s Internet privacy case dismissed against Google

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a $5 million class-action lawsuit against Google and Viacom over tracking the Internet activity of children. The plaintiffs…

NASA seeks to send its scientists to Mars

NASA seeks to send its scientists to Mars

Since Microsoft’s newly-announced HoloLens sounds like something inspired by Star Trek, it seems only right that NASA should take the virtual reality glasses…

Microsoft acquires text analyzer Equivio

Microsoft acquires text analyzer Equivio

Microsoft acquired Equivio, a builder of “machine learning” technologies, the company announced Tuesday. Equivio sells text analysis software that recognizes and compiles documents,…

Zuckerberg: Facebook created 4.5 million jobs in 2014

Zuckerberg: Facebook created 4.5 million jobs in 2014

Facebook created more than 4.5 million jobs and more than $227 billion of economic activity in 2014, a new economic report revealed Tuesday.…

Software company names “123456” worst password in 2014

Software company names “123456” worst password in 2014

The worst passwords of 2014 were “123456” and “password,” according to a new report published Tuesday by a leading provider of password management…

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned Friday that market solutions were no longer sufficient guides for public policy. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Carney…

Turkey would like to increase its trade volume with Ethiopia up to $500 million, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday. The president’s remarks came at the Turkey-Ethiopia Business Forum…

“Turkey’s economic star continues to shine,” said Robert Greifeld, CEO of the international stock exchange group NASDAQ. Speaking on Thursday at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Greifeld praised Turkish capital…

China plans to withstand downward pressure form slowing growth and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang told the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.…

The European Central Bank yesterday launched a plan to pump €1.1tn (£830bn) into the eurozone in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the single currency bloc sliding into an…

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday that Turkey will work towards making the G20 a more inclusive platform and decreasing world unemployment. Turkey’s priority as the G20 president has three…

The European Central Bank will announce Thursday afternoon its decision on interest rates and whether it will begin to take important stimulus measures. Central Bank governor, Mario Draghi, is…

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IMF chief expects Fed to raise interest rates in mid year

IMF chief expects Fed to raise interest rates in mid year

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015, probably around the middle of this year. Speaking on a…

Turkey becomes the sixth most popular tourism destination in 2014

Turkey becomes the sixth most popular tourism destination in 2014

The number of people visiting Turkey as tourists reached an all-time high of 37 million in 2014, pushing Turkey near Italy in most visited destinations chart, a cabinet…

Chinese billionaire buys 20% share in Spanish football club

Chinese billionaire buys 20% share in Spanish football club

It may not be long before Chinese soccer players are challenging elite performers like Lionel Messi on the world stage. A landmark investment by Wang Jianlin, China’s second-richest…

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Greece ventures into a “make or break” general elections

Greece ventures into a “make or break” general elections

The Greek crisis has come in and out of view since it exploded in late 2009. Like passengers on a runaway train, Greeks have held…