Neowin News Feed for: Turkey Neowin News Feed for: Turkey en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Apple resumes sales in Turkey, increases prices by 25% <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple sales have resumed in Turkey after the Cupertino company halted them due to a currency crash. Unfortunately, due to the devaluation of the Turkish lira a sizeable price hike has been introduced. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:22:01 +0000 European TikTok users can get free Spotify Premium for four months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TikTok and Spotify have made an agreement that lets TikTok users claim Spotify Premium, for free, for four months. The offer is available in several European markets including the UK and Germany. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 14 Jul 2021 00:52:01 +0000 Twitch decreases subscription fee in many countries to reflect living cost <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The change will initially come to Mexico and Turkey on May 20. According to the initiative, the new Tier 1 subscription will be priced at 9.90 TRY in Turkey and 48 Pesos in Mexico. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Mon, 17 May 2021 16:00:01 +0000 Turkey launches antitrust probe into WhatsApp and Facebook over the new privacy policy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The recent privacy policy updates from WhatsApp have garnered substantial criticism and sparked privacy concerns. Following this, Turkey has now launched an antitrust probe into WhatsApp and Facebook. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:22:01 +0000 YouTube agrees to comply with amended Internet Law in Turkey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Turkey&#039;s Internet Law requires social media companies to appoint a local point of contact for content takedown requests from the government. YouTube has stated that it will comply with this law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 17 Dec 2020 07:28:01 +0000 Amazon Project Zero arrives in seven more countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has rolled out its anti-counterfeit tool, Project Zero, to several more countries. Brands can use Amazon Project Zero to enforce their intellectual property on the Amazon platform. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:00:01 +0000 Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia for the first time since 2017 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Turkey&#039;s Constitutional Court has ruled the country&#039;s ban on Wikipedia is a violation of free expression. ISPs that serve the country have now started to lift the ban on the website. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:16:01 +0000 New Android phones in Turkey will launch without Google services due to antitrust dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has stopped issuing Android licenses to its business partners in Turkey which means they won&#039;t be able to launch Android phones with access to the Play Store or Google Play Suite in the region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Tue, 17 Dec 2019 08:34:01 +0000 Telltale removes real image of dead Russian ambassador following backlash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In response to what appears to be a very public fiasco, Telltale Games has apologized and removed the real and disturbing image of a dead Russian ambassador from its latest Batman game. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 07 Oct 2017 18:24:02 +0000 Fix for red-tint display issue on Galaxy S8 and S8+ now available in some European countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Those who have affected S8 devices in Turkey and the UK, as well as S8+ devices in Turkey and Germany, will now be able to download an OTA update to fix the red tinted screen issue. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 01 May 2017 20:20:02 +0000 Wikipedia blocked in Turkey, complete with approved court order <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By all accounts, it seems as though Wikipedia has been blocked by authorities in Turkey. The site is inaccessible from the country&#039;s ISPs, regardless of which language version you use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:02:01 +0000 Samsung Pay is coming to Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, and Hong Kong <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The South Korean giant has announced that the proprietary mobile wallet platform, Samsung Pay, will be coming to four additional markets this month. A launch in Turkey in Q4 2017 is also rumored. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:36:02 +0000 Android 7.0 Nougat begins rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After releasing Android 7.0 for the Galaxy Note5 last week, it emerged that Samsung was preparing to make the Nougat update available to the Galaxy S6 edge+ too. That rollout has now begun. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:00:01 +0000 Samsung prepares to roll out Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy S6 edge+ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After releasing Android 7.0 for the Galaxy Note5 last week, Samsung is now preparing to commence its Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S6 edge+. Once again, it looks like the rollout will begin in Turkey. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:44:02 +0000 Samsung begins rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy Note5 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After bringing Android 7.0 to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in January, and the S6 and S6 edge this month, Samsung has now begun rolling out the update to its Galaxy Note5 - slightly later than planned. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:06:01 +0000 High-profile Twitter accounts, hijacked by pro-Turkish hackers, call the Dutch 'Nazis' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A series of prominent Twitter accounts, including Amnesty, Unicef and the BBC, started throwing insults at Germany and the Netherlands and promoting Turkish propaganda thanks to a security breach. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:12:01 +0000 Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ receives Wi-Fi certification, one step closer to Nougat update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although Samsung itself has not yet confirmed the Nougat rollout to eligible older devices, the Galaxy S6 edge+ has received Wi-Fi certification, indicating it&#039;s a step closer to getting Android 7.0. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:54:01 +0000 Samsung Turkey reveals detailed roadmap for Android 7.0 Nougat rollout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has published a detailed roadmap for its Android 7.0 upgrade plans in Turkey, providing a rough guide for which of its phones and tablets will get the Nougat update in other markets, and when. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:12:01 +0000 Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for HTC 10 suspended in Europe due to "technical issue" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two days after its announcement, HTC has paused the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for its 10 flagship in mainland Europe, and says that it doesn&#039;t expect the rollout to resume until February. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:50:01 +0000 Wikileaks gets blocked in Turkey following AKP email leak <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wikileaks has been blocked in Turkey following the publication of thousands of emails belonging to Turkey&#039;s ruling AKP party. The emails were published less than a week after a coup attempt in Turkey. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:08:01 +0000 Android malware targets bank users in Australia, New Zealand and Turkey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new type of malware is spreading on Android devices in a corners of the world. The trojan steals login information for banking and financial apps, as well as two-factor authentication codes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:56:01 +0000 Turkish Ministry calls for nationwide ban of Minecraft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A ministry in Turkey has called for a nationwide ban of Minecraft after the results of their report depicted it as being &quot;too violent&quot;. The ruling is under consideration from Turkish courts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:32:01 +0000 Turkey orders Facebook to take down pages that insult Mohammad <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Turkey has ordered Facebook to take down content that was deemed to be offensive to the prophet Mohammad, but the company has yet to respond. Despite its stance on free speech it will likely comply. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:32:01 +0000 Third time's a charm! YouTube access unblocked by the Turkish government <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1569810845yt.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Turkish government&#039;s ban on YouTube has been lifted, for the third time. Users can now, without the need for a workaround, watch all the angry cats and pranks gone wrong they can tolerate&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:32:46 +0000 Turkey plans to pixelate Twitter posts that contain 'malicious content' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/304690134twitter.jpg" alt="" /></div>After discussing the issue with Twitter executives, the government of Turkey says it will begin to pixelate any Twitter posts that contain what they call &#039;malicious content&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:50:38 +0000 Google confirms Turkey blocking public DNS servers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>The Turkish Government made news earlier this week by blocking the IP addresses of twitter, preventing its citizens from accessing the site. Now going one step further they have blocked Google&#039;s DNS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mik McLean) Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:19:16 +0000 Turkish Government bans YouTube after Twitter ban attempt <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/176130005youtube.png" alt="" /></div>Since the court reversal regarding Twitter, the latest development is that Turkey is now banning Google&#039;s popular video site, Youtube. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dmitry Dolinsky) Fri, 28 Mar 2014 04:12:01 +0000 Desperate users find solutions to bypass Turkey's Twitter ban <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/304690134twitter.jpg" alt="" /></div>Thousands of Twitter users in Turkey are accessing VPN and Tor to bypass the government&#039;s ban of the social networking site. A forum has appeared on WikiLeaks, encouraging users to &quot;use it anyway&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Phi Ha) Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:38:11 +0000 Microsoft to launch new research lab in Turkey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/342225357surfacetable.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is planning to launch a research and development lab in Turkey as part of a program from that country&#039;s government that will help its schools replace books with tablets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:44:09 +0000 DNS change puts 284 Pakistani websites at mercy of hackers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/402242384f.jpg" alt="" /></div>A DNS change has put 284 webpages at a weakness to hackers. Among the pages defaced by a group of seemingly Turkish hackers are the eBay, Microsoft and Google sites. No groups claim responsibility. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 24 Nov 2012 13:16:04 +0000 Yandex becomes default WP8 search engine in Russia, Turkey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/695393043windows-phone-logo-6.png" alt="" /></div>Russia and Turkey are receiving a different default engine to most WP8 handsets, with Yandex coming as standard on both. The partnership could help gain some control for Yandex within Turkey. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 23 Nov 2012 01:20:51 +0000 Turkey bans YouTube, again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1569810845yt.jpg" alt="" /></div>Under one week ago, news came that Turkey had reinstated access to YouTube after videos containing offensive material were removed. The access didn't last long as a video was posted that was a &quot; naughty... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Wed, 03 Nov 2010 14:58:39 +0000 Turkey reinstates YouTube access after two-year ban <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1569810845yt.jpg" alt="" /></div>For the past two years, Turkey has cut off access to the popular video sharing website, YouTube. Videos had been uploaded which were received as insulting to the country's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Now, the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Sun, 31 Oct 2010 19:23:16 +0000 Turkey Bans YouTube for Second Time <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Turkish court has again blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube because of clips allegedly insulting the country's founding father; the first ban was also due to clips deemed disrespectful to Mustafa... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 20 Jan 2008 19:33:31 +0000 Turkey blocks YouTube...Again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It seems as if today is the day of the repeat story: a court in Turkey has banned access to YouTube after a single citizen complained that it contained clips which insulted the country. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 19 Sep 2007 20:44:40 +0000 Turkey to block 'insulting' Web sites <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A parliamentary commission has approved a proposal allowing Turkey to block Web sites that are deemed insulting to the founder of modern Turkey. Parliament plans to vote on the proposal, which indicates the discomfort that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 07 Apr 2007 00:50:28 +0000 Turkey lifts YouTube ban after two days <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Turkey lifted its ban on YouTube Friday, an official for the country's largest telecommunications firm said, two days after a court ordered the Web site blocked because of videos that allegedly insulted the founder of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 10 Mar 2007 19:03:22 +0000 Happy Turkey day! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>May you all eat lots of food and drink lots of wine! Happy Thanksgiving on behalf of!:lick:... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Nov 2001 16:02:54 +0000