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Facebook new app reminiscent of Internet’s early days

Facebook launched a new standalone forum app Thursday called Rooms, a project that has been rumored about for months. The app allows users…

Classic Macs turned into modern furniture

Classic Macs turned into modern furniture

The Apple Power Mac G5 was a classic computer of the early millennium, but for all of its strengths — besides its gorgeous…

Twitter looks to weave into more mobile apps

Twitter looks to weave into more mobile apps

Twitter on Wednesday set out to weave itself into mobile applications with a free “Fabric” platform to help developers build better programmes and…

Zuckerberg makes first public appearance speaking in Mandarin

Zuckerberg makes first public appearance speaking in Mandarin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg impressed during a 30-minute Q&A session at Tsinghua University on Wednesday (Oct 22) when he addressed the crowd and…

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View project for remoting Himalayan kingdom

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View project for remoting Himalayan kingdom

Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan on Thursday (Oct 23) by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring…

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donating $100 million to fight Ebola

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donating $100 million to fight Ebola

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will contribute “at least” $100 million to fight the spread of Ebola, he announced Thursday. In a tweet, Allen…

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The Turkish Central Bank has left its benchmark interest rate at 8.25 percent for a third month, according to a Central Bank statement Thursday. The Central Bank’s decision was observed closely…

Nine people have been detained across Bosnia and Herzegovina in connection with a $6.3 million corruption investigation, police have said. The group, including broadcasters, advertisers and officials from Eronet, one…

A plant to turn used cooking oil, or ‘gutter oil’ into sustainable aviation biofuel has been opened by China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp. and U. S. Company Boeing, according to the press release from Boeing…

The Zambian government has accused several mining companies of “blackmail” following threats by the latter to halt operations and lay off workers to protest withheld tax refunds estimated…

Finnish companies experienced in wind power technology are seeking energy market opportunities in Turkey, according to Finland’s ambassador to Turkey on Wednesday. Finnish companies have a high level…

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing has sold airplane parts to Iran Air, national flag carrier of Iran, for the first time since the 1979 hostage crisis between Iran and the US, the…

Chambo, the most popular fish in Malawi, is becoming harder to find and much more expensive. “A kilo of Chambo is more expensive than a kilo of beef,”…

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German capital hosts 12th Berlin Turkish Film Week

German capital hosts 12th Berlin Turkish Film Week

The 12th Berlin Turkish Film Week kicks off Thursday night with the screening of prominent Turkish director Çağan Irmak’s film “My Grandfather’s People.” Showing at the…

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South Africa cuts economic growth prospects by half

South Africa cuts economic growth prospects by half

The South African government has lowered its economic growth projection for 2014 by almost half, but vowed to work on improving the country’s export performance. “Honorable Speaker, when…

Soaring drug trade could turn Peru into a crime hub

Soaring drug trade could turn Peru into a crime hub

Soaring levels of drug trafficking in Latin America could make Peru a haven for organized crime unless strong international action is taken, drug experts warned. Peru, now the…

Turkey promises to be “inclusive” in G20 presidency

Turkey promises to be “inclusive” in G20 presidency

Turkey will create an “inclusive environment” when it takes over the G20 presidency in December, head of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey Güven Sak said Wednesday.…

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Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace

NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said on Wednesday in the latest…