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Turkey has Extended R&D and Design Centers Incentive Program
On February 3, 2021, the Law on Technology Development Zones and Amending Certain Laws amended Law No. 5746 and extended its applicability from 2023 until the end of 2028.
UPDATED: Contact tracing apps: A new world for data privacy
In collaboration with the Information Technologies and Communication Authority and all mobile phone operators, the Turkish Ministry of Health has launched a mobile contact tracing app.
Press Release: Istanbul, London advise TPAY Mobile on acquisition of Turkish FinTech leader, Payguru
PAY MOBILE (TPAY) on its acquisition of 100-percent of the shares of leading Turkish FinTech company Trend Ödeme Kuruluşu A.Ş., known in the market as Payguru.
African Opportunities for Turkish Investors
The sectors in which Turkish companies historically carry out their outbound investments and Africa’s resources and specific development needs, the areas of opportunity for Turkish companies in Africa.
BiGa digital gold: Blockchain-based, physically-backed gold transfer infrastructure developed by Takasbank
Istanbul Clearing, Settlement and Custody Bank (“Takasbank”) has been working on a new transfer infrastructure platform called BiGa
Turkish Data Protection Board announces extension of VERBİS registration deadline – once again
The Turkish Data Protection Board (“Board”) announced the extension of VERBİS registration deadline until June 30, 2020.
Turkey’s booming eSports market
While people argue whether eSports, i.e., competitive and organized video gaming, is actually a sport, the industry is expected to grow by more than US$1bn in revenue this year.
Biometrics in Turkey
The use of biometrics, the measurement of unique human physiological and behavioral characteristics, has been incorporated into a multitude of technologies that are used on a daily basis.
Blockchain dispute risks for banks
As applications of distributed ledger technology (DLT) move into the mainstream, financial institutions involved in those applications will find themselves exposed to new types of risks.