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Turkey to Launch its State Backed Crypto Asset Next Year

Turkey’s state-backed digital asset, the crypto lira or digital lira is scheduled for launch next year. The move has the potential to bring about a heightened interest in...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
Huobi Tether Trading Turkey Lira
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Huobi To Start Tether Trading For ‘Important’ Turkey Lira...

Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi plans to become the first international player to launch trading of Turkey’s Lira by 2020. Huobi: Lira is 5th Biggest Fiat On-Ramp In a press...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
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The Ugly Side of Traditional Banking

Last week the world saw the ugly part of traditional banking, with Turkey suddenly freezing millions of accounts and Hong Kong ATMs being out of cash. Incidents like these encourage...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Bitcoin Just as Popular as Forex in Turkey

Bitcoin is as popular as forex in Turkey — a country whose currency continues to tank, as the top-ranked cryptocurrency is seeing growing adoption across the land. Bitcoin a Viable...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Highest in These 5 Countries

When we think of cryptocurrency adoption, we often assume that South Korea, Japan, or the United States take the lead. Not so, according to the latest results from Statista. For those...

Christina Comben | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Antalya Homes Accepts Bitcoin for Property Sales in Turkey

All over the world, the real estate industry is taking note of how profitable it is to sell real estate with Bitcoin. For example, leading Turkish real estate agency Antalya Homes...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 9 months ago
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Turks Own More Cryptocurrency Than Any Other European Nation

A couple of surprises to come out of Meltem Demirors’ Twitter account in the last few hours. Firstly, that the CoinShares Chief Strategy Officer and Blockchain Council member speaks...

Christina Comben | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin

Emerging Markets Create Illusion of Bitcoin as a Global Currency

Many investors hoped Bitcoin’s price would rally as pressure increases on emerging market currencies like the Turkish Lira. Instead, Bitcoin is following the downward trend of these...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
Italian Serie C Soccer Club Sells Shares In Exchange for Cryptocurrency
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Italian Serie C Soccer Club Sells Shares In Exchange for...

Heritage Sports Holdings recently used cryptocurrency to buy a 25 percent stake in Serie C football club Rimini FC 1912.  In a historic transaction, senior figures at Rimini FC 1912...

Kevin O’Brien | 1 year ago
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Forget Satoshi, Bitcoin is Fulfilling PayPal’s Original Vision

PayPal has come in for fresh criticism as commentators renew claims the company has all but failed in its mission to transform money usage. PayPal Slips Up In Turkey In an interview...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
42% Traffic Increase to Bitcoin.org Amidst Lira's Hurtling Price
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42% Traffic Increase to Bitcoin.org as Lira Hurtles Downward

As the Lira continues its decent, Bitcoin.org has experienced an influx of Turkish visitors. Many look towards the potential that crypto holds in light of toppling fiat currencies like...

Danny Scopelliti | 1 year ago
Turkey
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‘We Couldn’t Get Any Foreign Currency’ –...

Turkey introducing capital controls to stem the impact of its currency crisis means traders can “expect” higher Bitcoin prices on local exchanges, a well-known online commentator...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago

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