A protest in Ferguson, Missouri that escalated into a violent siege by anti-riot troops was another illustration of how valuable a citizen-powered form of media using Twitter and other social platforms can be, especially as a check on administrative power
Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci argues that we aren’t living in either Orwell’s 1984 or Bentham’s Panopticon, and that the same tools that allow governments and companies to surveil us — often with our permission — also give ordinary citizens substantial power
Russia’s leading search provider has introduced a new feature that lets webmasters embed interactive functionality – think hotel booking or flight check-ins – directly into their search results listings.
Social media and tools like Twitter have come under fire during real-time news events because critics say they spread misinformation — but in places like Istanbul they can be a lifeline when the traditional media is ineffective.
It turns out you can’t conquer the whole world in one go after all. But, even if low margins have forced the Samwer brothers out of Istanbul, for now their successes are easily big enough to compensate.
Meet Demet Mutlu, the 30-year-old founder and CEO of Turkey’s top fashion site, Trendyol. She’s used to breaking boundaries at home, but her latest achievement could be among the most important — confirmation that the site is Kleiner Perkins’ first investment in Turkey.
If you’re reading this on Thanksgiving morning, then you probably already know what’s happening with your turkey this year. But if you’re slightly behind, or you just want to see what happens when the pyrotechnically-inclined experiment with deep fryers, this post is for you.
According to several news reports, the Turkish government appears to have blocked access to some or all of Google’s services in that country. The blockage seems to be related to the government’s ongoing blockade of YouTube due to its hosting of videos critical of Turkey’s founder.
Turkish operator Turkcell is seeing some success with its Tone & Win platform, which lets users sign up to a program and choose an ad for pe…
This afternoon Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) pulled the wraps off the iPhone 2.0.2 firmware update, its latest update for the device. Aside from
Updated: Slide, the San Francisco-based widget company has joined a very special list of web companies that have been banned by the…
Yonja, a Turkish social network, has raised a $12.5 million first round from Greywolf Capital Partners and Tiger Global Management, reports…