Duluth-based NCR Corp., a global provider of ATMs and other technology enabling financial transactions, has launched new software using its longtime European platform at the Turkish Economy Bank. NCR, which does business in 180 countries, struck its first deal with TEB in 1990 for ATM technology. The companies have continued working together since then. The […]
The Three Gorges Dam, the Water Cube, the Bird’s Nest (all in China); the Burj Khalifa in Dubai; the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — what do they have in common? All are among some of the greatest engineering and architectural masterpieces of our times. But they have also become symbols of institutional excess that provide cautionary tales for […]
While he faces international criticism for alleged corruption and for blocking Twitter and YouTube, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has received a vote of confidence at home this week.
In 1942, Italian physicist Enrico Fermi discovered what currently powers the majority of our world today, nuclear energy. The world was stunned, as the shackles that entangled us to the dependence of fossil fuels had been set free.Yet, that very same year, across the Atlantic Ocean began the Manhattan Project and the weaponization of this hailed […]
Since the beginning of its existence, the human race has been a social one, marked by its desires for companionship and emotional connection. What sets people apart from other social creatures is that these desires are fulfilled with complex relationships which harbor the warmth of human contact. The latest addition to humanity’s arsenal for creating […]
The Atlantic Institute, formerly known as the Istanbul Center, challenged Georgia’s high and middle school students to enter this year’s arts and essays contest focused on the theme of “Connecting Cultures in the Digital Age: How does social media change the future of our world?”
The winner of Clayton State University’s 2013 study abroad photo contest is Julie Coile, a master’s of business administration student, who participated in an 11-day tour organized by the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast U.S.
Columbus-based Total Systems Services Inc. announced that it has published a white paper outlining the opportunities for growing the commercial card market in Turkey. Titled, “Implementing a Successful Commercial Card Program in Turkey,” the paper, according to a Feb. 11 press release, draws on the experiences of U.S. commercial card vendors. “Turkey is recognized globally […]
The board of directors of Turkish Airlines has decided to pursue a nonstop flight between Istanbul and Atlanta “at the earliest convenience,” Global Atlanta has learned. But the pursuit will be slow and calculated, as a spokesman for the airline gave no deadline for the flight and said it would likely be 2017 or 2018 […]
As its activities have become less focused on Istanbul and Turkey and more on global issues, Atlanta’s Istanbul Center has spun off a new organization titled the Atlantic Institute.