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OPPOSITION LEADER’s FACEBOOK ACCOUNT HACKED

On 9 January, the Facebook page of Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the National Council of Democratic Forces, was hacked and all posts on the page were deleted. The hackers are also said to have blocke...

AZERBAIJANI COURT UPHOLDS BLOCKING OF INDEPENDENT NEWS WEBSITES

On 19 December, the Baku Court of Appeal upheld a ruling to block access to a number of independent news websites in Azerbaijan. The failed appeal had been brought by Radio Liberty’s Azerbaijani servi...

IVANKA TRUMP WELCOMED 15 YRS OLD AZERI INVENTOR

Ivanka Trump, senior advisor to President Trump and the President”s representative at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, recognized the achievements of 15-year old Reyhan Camalova from...

Facebook Installs Servers IN AZERBAIJAN

The Azerbaijani main Internet operator Azertelecom LLC, which connects the country with the international Internet network, installed CDN servers from Facebook in its Data Center. Since November 1 CDN...

INTERNET IS DOWN IN MOST AREAS IN AZERBAIJAN

Internet speeds have been slow and connections unreliable in Azerbaijan because local internet service providers (ISPs) haven’t been paying their bills. According to a statementfrom Delta Telecom, whi...

BITCOINC JUMPS 12 PERCENT to ALL-TIME HIGH

The value of the digital currency bitcoin soared 12 percent Thursday to an all-time high after reports suggested Chinese authorities may not completely ban cryptocurrencies, Anadolu Agency reports. Bi...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IPHONE X?

After months of rumors and leaks, the next iPhone is just days from being unveiled at Apple’s brand new Steve Jobs Theater. So, what do we know so far? Typical of Apple leaks in recent years, we’ve he...

AZERBAIJANI NATIVE APPOINTED Uber’s CEO

Khosrowshahi was born to an Azerbaijani family in Khosrovshah city of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province in 1969. Dara Khosrowshahi, 48, is on the threshold of becoming one of the world’s most prom...