Yandex data compares Istanbul’s traffic – 17 % more time spent in mornings…

Data provided in Turkish here. A comparison between October 2012 to October 2013 states that 17 % more time spent in mornings and 12 % more time spent in evenings in Istanbul traffic since last year…   ************** In other Istanbul news Hagia Sophia: between consecration and contestation Should Hagia Sophia become a mosque? Or … Read more

From the Turkish cybersphere: Million dollar fundings to Turkey based-startups, Yandex projects in Turkey, CHP leader meets Ekşi Sözlük…

  Meanwhile, in Turkey: Flash sales site lands $5m, Airbnb clone HemenKiralik $2.5m Two Istanbul, Turkey-based startups have raised millions of dollars in funding as the local e-commerce market continues to grow rapidly. Yandex set to shift up gear in Turkey Russian search engine Yandex has decided to expand its presence in Turkey with … Read more

A cyberculture roundup: William Gibson on Twitter,Twitter Surrenders OCW proster’s data, Clouds and more…

William Gibson on Twitter, Antique Watches and Internet Obsessions from Wired Top Stories by Geeta Dayal William Gibson once spent nearly five years studying the complexities of watchmaking, indulging in the accumulation of knowledge for its own sake. “I wanted to grow my own otaku-like obsession,” he said in a phone interview with Wired. Part … Read more

Yandex Turkey report on “Istanbul’s Traffic Stress” and an Istanbul news roundup….

The report in Turkish here.  ******************* Istanbul full of Byzantine masterpieces The historic areas of Istanbul include several architectural masterpieces from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, such as the sixth-century Hagia Sophia and the 16th century Suleymaniye mosque. Hagia Sophia, or Aya Sofya was designed by the Greek ********** 2012 World Cities Culture Report … Read more

Google show yesterday…and a cyberculture roundup..

Nexus Q media streaming ball from Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza   Google Gives Apple a Lesson in Showmanship by Chris Taylor It?s Not an Entertainment Gadget, It?s Google’s Bid to Control the Future from Wired Top Stories by Fred Vogelstein Google’s Nexus Q is not just a gleaming, consumer electronics device. It’s also Google’s … Read more

Yandex Türkiye 2. reklam filmi: “Yaşamın tüm cevapları”

Sarkozy seems to have meddled with Twitter, too… A cyberculture roundup

Twitter answers accusations of censorship for closing French anti-Sarkozy accounts from The Next Web by Anna Heim Did you know that the French President Nicolas Sarkozy had opened a Twitter account? Its opponents certainly do, as several parody and critical accounts have been suspended by Twitter over the last days, generatingaccusations of censorship. FCC: Cybersecurity … Read more

Yandex debuts “social search program”; Reddit users writing a law… a cyberculture roundup..

Yandex processes 2 million+ people searches daily, debuts ?social search program? from The Next Web by Robin Wauters Yandex, Russia?s biggest Internet search and related services company, this morning announced the launch of a?social search program? (note: links to page in Russian), aiming to inject content and account information from a wide variety of local … Read more

A religious populist sues @allah (cc) at Twitter and its 200 thousand followers. News in ENG and TR from Turkish cybersphere…

Yandex.Turkey Reaches 100K Daily User Audience Benchmark from Yahoo news ISTANBUL — Yandex’s user audience in Turkey has been growing steadily since launch and recently exceeded 100,000 unique visitors per day, according to the company’s web stats tool Yandex.Metrica. Yandex .. @allah (cc) – Criminal Complaint about 200,000 Twitter Users from Bianet :: English TV … Read more

Andy Atkins-Krüger asks why “Why Yandex Chose Turkey As Its New Frontier With Google?

  Why Yandex Chose Turkey As Its New Frontier With Google? Andy Atkins-Krüger Since their highly successful IPO in May this year when Yandex?s shares increased in value 55% on day one and raised $1.3 billion, the speculation (especially from me) has not been when the company would launch into new markets ? but which … Read more

Rusya?nın en popüler arama motoru Yandex’in Türkiye lansmanı bu akşam…

Bu akşam bir tanıtım programına davetliyim: Rusya?nın en popüler arama motoru ve en çok ziyaret edilen web sitesine sahip lider internet şirketi Yandex, Türkiye?de yepyeni bir proje başlatıyor. Bloggerlar, internet kullanıcıları ve internet sektörü temsilcilerinin bir araya geleceği ?Yandex Türkiye Internet Topluluğu? etkinliğimizde sizi de yakından keşfetmeye davet ediyoruz. Yandex?in kurucusu ve CEO?su Arkady … Read more