Less than one week to go for the Referendum

Uber offers free rides on Turkish referendum day Reuters The offer only applies in Istanbul — a city of 15 million people — and is limited to … Uber launched in Istanbul in 2014 and has faced competition from a … Uber offers free rides on Turkish referendum day – Reuters Uber offers free rides on … Read more

Because Turkey is very consistent, She “criticizes US over ‘inconsistency and disjointedness’ in Middle East (!)

Turkey criticizes US over ‘inconsistency and disjointedness’ in Middle East Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed the United States for the “inconsistency and disjointedness” of its policies on the Middle East, as one part of the Obama administration continues to insist on allying with Syria’s Democratic Union Party (PYD), an organization that Ankara regards as … Read more

Bayram work: Turkey slams Germany’s Spiegel magazine and US embassy in Turkey…

Turkey slams Germany’s Spiegel over ‘provocative’ edition Turkey on Sept. 14 angrily criticized leading German news magazine Der Spiegel for a special edition that called President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “a dictator,” saying the edition was provocative and showed a “distorted mindset” Fear and paranoia still stalk Turkey two months after the failed coup | Liz Cookman World … Read more

:) Cyberculture agenda: “olds are slowly taking over Snapchat

Sorry teens, olds are slowly taking over Snapchat  The Next Web by Natt Garun Move over, teens. Your parents, aunts, and uncles are getting in on the Snapchat action. According to the Wall Street Journal, 14 percent of US smartphone users aged 35 and above use Snapchat, up from 2 percent three years ago. Hacker Lexicon: What Are … Read more

Peter Jackson also involved in Turkey’s Gollum debate…

Man faces two years in prison for saying Turkey’s president looks like Gollum Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder A Turkish doctor is on trial for sharing a meme with side-by-side photos of the president of Turkey and Gollum. He is accused on insulting the president. The court has assembled a team of experts to determine whether … Read more

‘Breaking Bad’-themed café in Istanbul and more news from İstanbul…

‘Breaking Bad’-themed café in Istanbul cooks something special Its owners say they opened the world’s first café to be inspired by the hit TV show ‘Breaking Bad’ in Istanbul’s Asian side. Istanbul-born MIT professor named world’s most influential economist Economist Daron Acemoğlu, who is a Turkish economist of Armenian descent living in the U.S., has topped the … Read more