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Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk meets Erdogan in Turkey

By The Associated Press - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday to discuss cooperation between his companies and Turkish firms, including the launch of Turkish satellites, a senior official said. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told state-run Anadolu Agency that the two also talked about electric cars and sustainable energy. The meeting took place at the presidential palace complex in Ankara.

Ablak Holdings Announces Acquisition Of Tulumba.com

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Ablak Holdings announced today the acquisition of international Turkish food, gifts and services website, Tulumba.com. The acquisition marks an important addition to Ablak's impressive 30-year history and portfolio which includes Vocelli Pizza, Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar, Sincerely Yogurt, V3 Flatbread Pizza and Zing Basket. Established in 2003, Tulumba.com has developed an international following and grown to be the #1 website for Turkish products outside of Turkey.  The site offers a remarkable array of products and services including Turkish foods, media, home & personal accessories, gifts & flowers, sports & games, and more.

Turkish PM, US Vice President Hope for 'New Chapter'

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence hoped for "a new chapter” between the both countries during their meeting in Washington Thursday, according to the White House. The meeting, which was closed to the media, started at the Roosevelt room at 11 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) and lasted an hour and 20 minutes. Discussing a wide range of bilateral and regional issues during a meeting, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak, Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kilic and Justice and Development (AK) Party Deputy Chairman Mehmet Mus also accompanied Yildirim.

What’s Next for Melih?

Melih took on the giants of the PKI certificate business and bested them, by creating the world’s leading certificate authority. Now that he has “sent his kid to college,” as he wittily describes the recent sale of a majority stake in Comodo CA Ltd. to tech-focused private equity firm Francisco Partners, many people wrote to us asking, “What will Melih do next?” No one imagines that Melih will kick back, sit on a beach and enjoy himself. Anyone who knows his history understands he will continue to innovate and disrupt in pursuit of his lifelong ambition to create trust online. The only question is how? So here is a tiny peek into what Melih will be pursuing next.

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Pregnant Daphne Oz Shows Off Her 36-Week Bump As She Prepares For the Arrival of Baby Number 3

The mother-to-be – who is expecting her third child, a girl, with husband John Jovanovic – marked her 36th week of pregnancy with a profile shot of her growing baby bump on Instagram Sunday. “Out here #36weeks,” Oz, 31, captioned the photo, adding, “Cozy sweater + sneakers + leggings up to my boobs – what did we do before these??” The Chew alum and Jovanovic, who wed in 2010, are already parents to son Jovan Jr., 2,  and daughter Philomena Bijou, 3½.

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Muhtar Kent Named ‘Global Turkish Professional of Year’

Coca Cola Company Chair Muhtar Kent has been named the “Global Turkish Professional of the Year” at the Businesspeople of the Year Awards, organized by the Turkish business magazine Ekonomist. The award was presented to Kent late on Nov. 6 in Istanbul by Doğan Holding Founder and Honorary President Aydın Doğan. “For any Turk who has worked abroad for the last 40 years, like me, one of the biggest responsibilities is always to support the Turkey brand,” Kent said upon accepting his award.

Comodo Launches Free Service to Remove Website Malware

Many recent security breaches have been caused by poor website safety, allowing hackers to exploit vulnerabilities to steal data. Cyber security company Comodo is launching a free malware removal service for websites to help businesses stay secure. Once a business submits a request Comodo's security operations center analysts will instantly remove all malware, perform hack repairs, including checking the files, databases and any malicious code running to remove infection from the site, and keep the customer fully updated.

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

Today at the White House, Vice President Mike Pence met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to reaffirm the enduring strategic partnership between the United States and Turkey. The leaders expressed hope that their meeting would help to usher in a new chapter in U.S.-Turkey relations and agreed on the need for constructive dialogue, as friends and Allies, on bilateral challenges.

"Steve Jobs Wanted Me to Work for Him, I Said No"

By Magdalena Yesil* - As you’ve probably heard, if you have not yet experienced it yourself, it’s not easy to power UP as a committed parent in the United States, where business and culture are so invested in rapid growth. It’s even harder in Silicon Valley, where every company is in a race to ship first and where, in large part, men with spouses who take the domestic lead, if not the entire burden, still write the rules of professional engagement.

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