Author: Aryan Homayoun-Bod

Aryan always wanted to help others through his expertise in communication and management. Previously he served as president at ESN Bilkent, a non-profit organization dedicated towards supporting and developing student exchange programs. He currently lives in the Netherlands and serving as an editor for Binzbit. When not working, he’s busy learning about internet and social media strategy. If you have any question or comment, you can reach him at: [email protected]

After being unavailable for almost three years, Wikipedia is now accessible in Turkey. The restoration comes as the country’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the country’s ban on the platform is a violation of freedom of speech. Shortly after the ruling, the Wikimedia Foundation has confirmed that internet service providers have started to restore access to the site. In case you didn’t know, Turkey blocked Wikipedia back in April 2017 after Wikimedia refused to delete pages that said that the government had co-operated with IS and Al-Qaeda in Syria. Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation said, “We are…

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Although Microsoft has tried to push its Edge browser with major redesigns over the years, the company hasn’t really been successful in attracting customers. However, a lot of people were genuinely surprised when Microsoft announced that the company will use Chromium to rebuilt its Edge browser. As most of the popular browsers use Chromium, the decision meant Microsoft might finally be competing with other companies. If you were looking forward to the release of the Chromium Edge, you will be glad to know that the new browser is now available for download. In addition to Windows, the browser is also…

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Earlier in May, U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a tariff for imported goods from China. Shortly afterwards, the Chinese government threatened to impose higher taxes on US goods in response. Although the proposals didn’t go into effect, Huawei found itself included in the United States Entity list shortly afterwards that resulted in unrest in the tech industry of both countries for last couple of weeks. Interestingly, the U.S. President stated that he and Chinese President agreed to a truce following their meeting during G-20 summit in Japan. However, a number of major tech companies are reportedly still looking to move…

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In an attempt to bring more environment friendly packaging for its products, Pepsico has announced that it will be replacing plastic bottles for its Aquafina water brand. In the coming weeks, the company will be offering aluminum cans in food service outlets across the U.S. as the company continues to test the move in retail stores. Pepsico’s latest move comes as the company has faced criticisms for a long time regarding its reliance on the plastic. As a result, Pepsi will move to aluminum due to its recyclability. The company said that the change will eliminate its reliance on over 8,000…

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