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What's happening in the turkish digital world? Trends, news and statistics about the digital life in Turkey
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International Factfile 2015: Turkey | Games industry news | MCV - MCV

International Factfile 2015: Turkey | Games industry news | MCV - MCV | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Minecraft might have struggled to make it in the Eastern European country, but Turkey remains a big player in global games
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#Turkey stays on top of online gaming
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Turkish Foreign Ministry opens its diplomatic archives for researchers - Public Radio of Armenia

Turkish Foreign Ministry opens its diplomatic archives for researchers - Public Radio of Armenia | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Turkey has opened the Foreign Ministry’s archives to researchers. The ministry’s archives since 1919 will be opened to professionals through a private password, the Hurriyet Daily News reports.
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20082014 turkey e commerce and digital advertising market research

Turkey eCommerce and Digital Advertising Market Research

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Turkey Ranks #11 as internet usage.

- It ranks #2 in Europe for number of Facebook ( #7 in the world) Users and 3rd for Twitter Users (#11 in the world). 

- 10 million Ecommerce users

- 16.000 Ecommerce sites

- 1st Country in Europe for Debit Card Amount and 2nd in Europe for Credit Cart Amount

- Digital Advertising spending in 20013: +24% on 2012

- Spends 587 Million TL in Search Engine Adv. and 447 Millions TL in Display

 

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Turkey: social network penetration 2014 | Statistic

Turkey: social network penetration 2014 | Statistic | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
This statistic presents the social network penetration in Turkey as of second quarter 2014. The most popular social network was Facebook with a 94 percent penetration rate. Overall, 47 percent of the population were active social media users.
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It exists a gap between penetration and usage of social media in Turkey. The lowest gap is in Instagram.

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The biggest opportunities in digital health for Turkey’s Medical Sector

This was presented at the Digital Health Summit Turkey 2014 in Istanbul. It is an American healthcare expert’s viewpoint on what should matter to Turkey based on lessons from the USA.

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EU provides 8 million euros for ‘Smart Cities Project’ in Soma | Money | Daily Sabah

EU provides 8 million euros for ‘Smart Cities Project’ in Soma | Money | Daily Sabah | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
The "Smart Cities Project," which was prepared for Manisa's Soma district, will receive the largest amount for projects in Turkey within the scope of the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation.

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Where does Turkey stand in the digital revolution? - Hurriyet Daily News

Where does Turkey stand in the digital revolution? - Hurriyet Daily News | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
When Microsoft’s then-chairman Bill Gates visited Turkey in 2006, he said, “Turkey will experience the biggest digital revolution.”
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According to the Digital Turkey Platform formed in 2011, not only has it not made the revolution, but Turkey is in fact about to miss the digital train.

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Digital ad revenues at Turkey's Hürriyet see 40 percent jump - Hurriyet Daily News

Digital ad revenues at Turkey's Hürriyet see 40 percent jump - Hurriyet Daily News | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
The digital ads revenues of Hürriyet Dünyası, the joint name of all Hürriyet products, jumped 40 percent in the first three quarters compared to the same period a year earlier, according to CEO Ahmet Özer...
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Digital Ad works in Turkey

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Turkey turns from promising to authoritarian in world media coverage - Today's Zaman (press release) (blog)

Turkey turns from promising to authoritarian in world media coverage - Today's Zaman (press release) (blog) | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
In complete consensus, observers of Turkish politics agree that the coverage of Turkey »»
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AKP’s social media wars - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

AKP’s social media wars - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Has the Justice and Development Party (AKP) enlisted “social raiders” to take on its critics in the social media?
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With a large, digitally native population, Turkey is on the verge of a media revolution

The concept of the newspaper is changing drastically for the new Turkish generation born in the 90's.
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A rapidly growing, digitally native population is bound to heavily disrupt the Turkish media infrastructure. With reader behavior changing fast, only the publications who correctly understand the new generation’s habits will have the chance to survive.

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Benjamin Ensor's Blog

Benjamin Ensor's Blog | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
In our research on eBusiness and channel strategy, we often come across clusters of innovation where innovation by one company in a sector causes its competitors not only to match it, but to try to leapfrog it -- resulting in a rapid cycles of...
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A quick overview on digital services offered by Banks in Turkey

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China Sunergy signs two solar module supply contracts for Turkey and Romania plants

China Sunergy signs two solar module supply contracts for Turkey and Romania plants | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it

China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, announced that the Company has signed two solar module supply contracts totaling 9.9MW with Bester Generacion ("Bester Generacion"), an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company headquartered in Spain. The solar modules will be supplied from the Company's Turkey plant to Romania in September 2013.


Bester Generacion focuses on promoting, engineering, constructing, operating and maintaining renewable energy projects globally, using technologies such as photovoltaic, biomass, wind, solar thermal and mini-hydraulic. Over the past few years, Bester Generacion had developed solar projects totaling approximately 250MW throughout Europe, and currently has project pipeline all over the world. Bester Generacion will deploy China Sunergy's multi-crystalline modules in the two ground-mounted projects in Romania.


"We enjoy our cooperation with China Sunergy," said Mr. Antonio Macias Sanchez, CEO of Bester Generacion. "The high quality, excellent service, and technical expertise impressed us. We are actively discussing additional cooperation with China Sunergy, and with our global pipeline of solar projects, we look forward to combining both parties' extensive ecosystems to offer all-in-one solutions that include design, engineering, installation, service and financing."


Mr. Stephen Cai, CEO of China Sunergy, commented, "We are pleased to partner with Bester Generacion in Romania, and elsewhere in Europe. Endowed with good insolation level and supported by the government's green certificates incentives, the solar market in Romania has grown steadily over the past two years and should continue to offer attractive opportunities in the future. We intend to leverage our manufacturing capacity in Turkey, as we expand our collaboration with Bester Generacion to capture a greater share of the global solar market." China Sunergy


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Digital, Social & Mobile in 2015

We Are Social's comprehensive new report covers internet, social media and mobile usage statistics from all over the world. It contains more than 350 infograph…
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RT @oecdinnovation: Denmark & Australia lead, Turkey & Japan lag on #Internet at #school http://t.co/Qvz8Y4k047 http://t.co/UsKPW3H74z
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Fox merges Turkish free, pay arms - DigitalTVEurope.net

Fox merges Turkish free, pay arms - DigitalTVEurope.net | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Fox merges Turkish free, pay arms
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Fox International Channels Turkey and Fox Turkey will now operate as a single business unit under FIC's executive VP, southern Europe and Africa Adam Theiler.
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Growth of social media shopping in Turkey

Learn more at PwC.com - http://pwc.to/19hrl2T PwC's Adnan Akan, Turkey, on the popularity of social media in Turkey -- and the impacts for global retailers.
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Social, Digital & Mobile in The Middle East, North Africa & Turkey

This report offers a thorough, in-depth review of all the key stats for the Social, Digital and Mobile landscape around The Middle East, North Africa and Turkey in 2014.

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Future of Fintech in Turkey

In this presentation, we take a look at the Fintech landscape in Turkey in comparison with the global market. We discover that there are a lot of opportunities in Turkey for Fintech startups to develop, but it is not without roadblocks.

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The future of technologies applied to financial sector. Turkey shows a great potential of development.

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Turkey among most innovation-ready nations in region, says General Electric ... - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey among most innovation-ready nations in region, says General Electric ... - Hurriyet Daily News | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Turkey and Algeria stand out among the most innovation-ready countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, General Electric’s report “Mapping the Future of Work in MENAT” has announced.
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Turkey's young social entrepreneurs awarded - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey's young social entrepreneurs awarded - Hurriyet Daily News | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
A group of young entrepreneurs with sustainable business plans have been honored for their contributions in a ceremony at Istanbul’s Bilgi University.
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#Turchia: Social Media, il nuovo campo di battaglia politica

#Turchia: Social Media, il nuovo campo di battaglia politica | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
A settembre i media turchi hanno dato la notizia che il partito moderato islamico al governo (AKP) ha dato vita a una squadra di 6.000 esperti
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Scuola: Turchia avanti Ue su uso mezzi digitali in classe - Europa - ANSAMed.it

Scuola: Turchia avanti Ue su uso mezzi digitali in classe - Europa - ANSAMed.it | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
Scuola: Turchia avanti Ue su uso mezzi digitali in classe, 70% docenti europei vorrebbe colmare gap innovazione, , Europa, Ansa
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Turkey's banks embrace the digital generation

Turkey's banks embrace the digital generation | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
In Turkey, banks have stopped talking about alternative delivery channels. They consider all channels – including branches, ATMs and mobile – a core business, and this rise in digital banking is spurring competition and, as a result, innovation.
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In the International Institute for Management Development's World Competitiveness Yearbook 2012, Turkey scored 6.93 points out of a possible 10 for its efficiency in the distribution infrastructure of goods and services

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Turkey's 'Precious Isolation' In the Middle East - Al-Monitor

Turkey's 'Precious Isolation' In the Middle East - Al-Monitor | Digital Turkey | Scoop.it
FrontPage Magazine Turkey's 'Precious Isolation' In the Middle East Al-Monitor These ambitions included not just having “zero problems” with neighbors and providing Turkey with new economic and political alternatives to the West, but also aspiring...
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