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WSJ: Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies

Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder,…

New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google

New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google

A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile…

Samsung refuses claims of Galaxy Note defect

Samsung refuses claims of Galaxy Note defect

Samsung on Wednesday (Oct 1) rejected claims that its new oversized smartphone had a defect, after some customers posted pictures of a gap…

Apple software update protects Macs from Bash bug

Apple software update protects Macs from Bash bug

Apple issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered Bash bug seen as a threat to…

Microsoft gives peek at coming Windows 10 software

Microsoft gives peek at coming Windows 10 software

Microsoft on Tuesday offered its first glimpse of its Windows 10 software that it hopes delivers a winning formula for powering tablets and…

Google offers schools unlimited Drive storage for students and teachers

Google offers schools unlimited Drive storage for students and teachers

Google wants to make backpacks a thing of the past by letting students store all of their files online, and it’s going to…

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Egypt is not mulling the cancellation of a maritime transport deal with Turkey despite recent political tension between the two countries, an Egyptian official said Wednesday. “Reports that…

Credit ratings agency Fitch has lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 and 2016 while estimating the US Federal Reserve will increase interest rates to 5 percent by the…

Turkish Airlines, the country’s national flag-carrier is set to begin direct flights from Istanbul to Estonia’s capital Tallinn and Lithuania’s capital Vilnius on October 26. The starting price for an all-inclusive round trip both to…

Turkey and Russian energy giant Gazprom have agreed to increase the capacity of the Blue Stream natural gas pipeline, which carries Russian gas to Turkey via the Black…

U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating British grocery chain Tesco after the company’s admission last week that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by $404 million (£250 million).…

Turkish exports increased by 6.5 percent last month compared to September 2013, the largest September rise since 1923, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly has announced. Exports totaled $13.3 billion, the assembly…

Foreign retailers in Ghana have found themselves in a dilemma after officials gave them until October 5 to pack up and leave 48 markets across the country, including 35…

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Turkey lends out world-famous historical artifacts

Turkey lends out world-famous historical artifacts

According to the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry, a series of exhibitions showcasing ancient artworks have been held recently. International galleries regularly request loan artifacts from…

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Turkey will discuss energy matters with Russia in Minister’s visit

Turkey will discuss energy matters with Russia in Minister’s visit

Trade in natural gas and the planned construction of the nuclear reactor in Turkey’s Mersin province are to be discussed during Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yıldız’s visit to Moscow…

Turkish lira/U.S. dollar rate reaches highest level since January 29

Turkish lira/U.S. dollar rate reaches highest level since January 29

The Turkish lira/U.S. dollar rate rose to 2.292 on Wednesday towards noon, reaching the highest value since January 27 just before the Central Bank of Turkey intervened to…

Turkey’s life expectancy levels well below European average

Turkey’s life expectancy levels well below European average

Statistical data on the life expectancy of Turkish people was announced by Turkey’s statistical authority, Turkstat for the first time in its history in a report released on Wednesday. “This is…

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UK chancellor announces more squeeze on working poor

UK chancellor announces more squeeze on working poor

British Chancellor Exchequer George Osborne took a calculated political gamble yesterday when he spurned the chance to ease austerity and instead announced that a re-elected…