Shaurya Malwa · 16 hours ago · 2 min read
62 detained in Turkey a day after alleged $2 billion crypto ‘exit scam’
Turkish police have detained 62 people across eight provinces in connection to an ongoing investigation into local crypto exchange Thodex going dark, news agency Associated Press reported today.
Bitcoin Google searches spike 5x in Turkey, while the Lira falls 15%
Google searches for Bitcoin soared today in Turkey, surging 566% in Google Trends after the Turkish Lira plunged 15%.
Mayor of Turkey’s pioneering blockchain city Konya named a keynote speaker at IstanBlock 2020
Uğur İbrahim Altay, the Mayor of Turkey’s pioneering blockchain city Konya, will speak at the upcoming IstanBlock 2020.
Roger Ver, Da Hongfei, Alex Mashinsky to speak at Istanbul Blockchain Week
Istanbul Blockchain Week has just announced the speaker line up for its Istanblock 2020 event.
Major Turkish city to introduce its own cryptocurrency for settling everyday transactions
Ugur Ibrahim Altay, the Mayor of Konya, Turkey’s seventh-most-populous city, recently confirmed that the initial steps required to launch a cryptocurrency project called “city coin” had been completed.
Turkish regulatory group to propose new crypto rules and regulation
Turkey’s financial regulator is ramping up efforts to develop a new framework that allows the federal government to oversee the use of cryptocurrencies throughout the nation.
Bitcoin’s $132bn market cap puts it above Turkey in terms of M1 money supply
Bitcoin’s $132 billion market cap might be a far cry from its 2017 all-time high, but it doesn’t mean it’s not playing in the big leagues.
Istanbul Blockchain Week’s flagship event ‘IstanBlock’ releases limited early bird tickets
Turkey’s most exclusive blockchain event — IstanBlock 2020 — launches its early bird ticket sale today, amid huge excitement across the region for the first speaker announcement, expected in the coming weeks.
Why the world’s largest crypto exchange is expanding into Turkey
Binance, the world’s biggest crypto exchange, is taking steps to expand into Turkey, an up-and-coming cryptocurrency market.
IstanBlock 2020 – bringing Turkey and blockchain together
Istanbul will host its first-ever Turkey blockchain week from April 6-10, with the main event IstanBlock 2020 being held on April 9-10.
Turkish Delight as Huobi Adds TRY-USDT Fiat Gateway
Huobi has pledged its commitment to the Turkish crypto community in a big way, announcing a slew of initiatives at last week’s Eurasia Blockchain Summit.