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Turkish government takes credit for mysterious metal monolith

February 10th, 2021

Months ago, a strange metal monolith found in Utah sparked a worldwide craze with copycats abound. A more recent development, a metal monolith appearing in Turkey, has been solved. The Turkish government actually took credit for the stunt and used it as a publicity stunt to make a big announcement. It was a few months …

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How to score a free turkey for Thanksgiving

November 21st, 2017

We’ve spent a significant portion of this month highlighting the best Black Friday deals on the internet and around the country, but for most of us, the Thanksgiving meal on Thursday is the more pressing issue. I’m sure that many of you planned ahead if you’re hosting friends and family for Thanksgiving, but for those …

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Apple asked to unlock the iPhone 4s of Russian ambassador’s assassin, report claims

December 22nd, 2016

Reports from Turkish media claim that Apple has been asked to help unlock an iPhone belonging to the Russian ambassador’s assassin. The device, a relatively archaic iPhone 4S, was reportedly recovered from 22-year-old Mevlut Mert Altıntas, a 22-year-old police officer who shot and killed Russia’s ambassador to Turkey .  The iPhone is said to be protected with …

Feds investigating Motorola Solutions for alleged bribery

September 26th, 2011

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Motorola Solutions on suspicion of bribery, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Motorola Solutions, not to be confused with Motorola Mobility, reportedly paid bribes to foreign officials, including Austrian count Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly, in an attempt to increase business in Europe. If …

Hackers break into ‘AnonPlus’ social network

July 22nd, 2011

Reports surfaced on Thursday that Anonymous’ AnonPlus social network was broken into by other hackers who called themselves AKINCILAR. AKINCILAR, also the name of a town in Turkey, left a message and a picture of a dog head on the social network’s logo, which normally depicts a suited man with a question mark as a …

32 ‘Anonymous’ hackers detained by Turkish police

June 13th, 2011

More than 30 individuals allegedly associated with the hacker group “Anonymous” have been detained by Turkish police according to a report from the Turkish state media on Monday. Police executed raids in 12 separate Turkish cities as part of the operation that resulted in 32 arrests across Turkey. The news follows reports that three men …