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Ancient Greek Science & Technology | Athens | To July 31

The Association for the Research of Ancient-Greek and Byzantine Technology and the Museum Herakleidon present "Eureka: Science, Art and Technology of the Ancient Greeks," which includes the Automaton and the Antikythera Mechanism, two great inventions of that era. The exhibition takes places in both of the museum's buildings, which are walking distance from one another.

Turks spend almost three hours every day on social media

Turks spend on average some two hours and 48 minutes on social media on a daily basis, while the time they remain glued to the tube is two hours and 44 minutes, according to a study jointly carried out by the Association for Mobile Communication Devices and Information Technologies Businessmen (MOBİSAD) and Istanbul University.

Number of mobile phone subscribers reach 83 million

The number of mobile subscribers in Turkey increased to 82.9 million as of the third quarter of 2019, rising from 80.1 million at the end of 2018, data from the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) have shown.

The mobile subscriber penetration rate also climbed to 101.1 percent as of end-September from 99 percent in 2018.

Perpetrators sought in Thessaloniki ATM blast

Police in Thessaloniki were seeking the perpetrators behind an explosion around 3.30 a.m. on Wednesday that destroyed an ATM in the northern port city's Efkarpia suburb.
According to police, the assailants planted the device on the ATM, which was outside an insurance firm, and blew open the machine before fleeing with an undetermined sum of cash.

New ATM blast in northern Athens

Police were seeking the perpetrators behind an explosion shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday that destroyed an ATM in Melissia, northeastern Athens.

According to police, the assailants planted the device on the ATM, which was outside a supermarket, and blew open the machine before fleeing with an undetermined sum of cash.

The blast caused damage but no injuries.

Huawei says it welcomes EU guidelines on 5G security

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei on Wednesday welcomed the European Union's 5G guidelines that are likely to limit its business in Europe, but which fall short of a US call for a total ban.

"This non-biased and fact-based approach towards 5G security allows Europe to have a more secure and faster 5G network," Huawei said in a statement.

[Reuters]

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