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Huobi Joins Blockchain Turkey Platform to Boost Local Ecosystem

News Major crypto exchange Huobi becomes a member of the Blockchain Turkey Platform to cooperate with local players on blockchain efforts. Five months after officially entering the Turkish market, Huobi joined the Blockchain Turkey Platform as a "Platinum" member, the global crypto exchange announ..

Turkey’s University Center to Develop Blockchain Projects on Cornell Prof’s Ava Platform

News In advance of its mainnet launch, Ava Labs has partnered with BlockchainIST Center in Turkey to create blockchain-based products for daily use. BlockchainIST, Turkey’s first university blockchain center, partnered with Cornell University’s Emin Gün Sirer's Ava Labs to develop DeFi produc..

Turkey’s Financial Watchdog Plans to Regulate Crypto Markets, Report Says

News Capital Markets Board of Turkey has plans to regulate crypto transactions, according to local sources. Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMB), the regulatory body overseeing securities markets in the country, is developing a guideline to observe, audit, and regulate the crypto markets in the c..

Turkish Bank’s Blockchain Platform for Digital Gold Transfers Goes Live

News Turkey's Istanbul Clearing, Settlement and Custody Bank (Takasbank) announced that its blockchain-based, physical gold-backed transfer system is now live. Turkish Takasbank launched BiGA Digital Gold to provide banks with a blockchain-based system for the issuance, repayment and transfer..

Twitch Users Can Now Tip Streamers With MenaPay Stablecoin

News Mobile payments service MenaPay announced support for Twitch tipping with their MenaCash stablecoin. Blockchain-based payments service MenaPay updated its mobile app to add support for Twitch donations, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Turkey on Dec. 27. Twitch viewers a..

Binance Expands Trading for Turkish Lira Trading Pairs

News Binance, the second-largest exchange by daily trading volume, has extended trading capabilities for the Turkish lira (TRY) and added a new trading pair for the lira and the Russian ruble (RUB). Binance users can now trade Tether (USDT) against the Turkish lira (USDT/TRY) and the Russian ruble..

Iran Wants to Create Crypto to Confront ‘Economic Hegemony’ of US

News Iran’s President has proposed to create a Muslim cryptocurrency as one of a number of means to confront the economic dominance of the United States. Speaking at an Islamic conference in Malaysia on Dec. 19, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Muslim nations to strengthen financial and tra..

Huobi Scores Ex-Deloitte Audit Exec as New General Manager for Turkey

News Global crypto exchange Huobi completes its executive pursuit in Turkey by appointing Alphan Gogus, a veteran in crypto and finance, as the new general manager for Huobi Turkey. A new manager for a growing marketGlobal crypto exchange Huobi has brought on Alphan Gogus as the general manager fo..

Binance Crypto Exchange Seeks Staff to Lead Its Efforts in Turkey

News Major crypto exchange Binance is looking for managerial staff to establish its office in Turkey, according to job postings on LinkedIn. Binance listed a total of five open positions on its LinkedIn company page as of Dec. 6 to establish a local presence in Istanbul, Turkey. The company is see..

Binance’s CZ: This Vibrant Country Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Crypto Nations

Interview At a recent B2B event in Turkey, suit-clad men and women from traditional financial institutions and the public sector stood in line to take a selfie with a guy in a hoodie. That guy, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, found time to attend the annual Turkish Capital Markets Summit in Istan..

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