Polina Chernykh

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Polina is an undergraduate student at Belarusian State Economic University (BSEU) where she is studying at the faculty of International Business Communication for a degree specializing in Intercultural Communication. In her spare time she enjoys drawing, music and travelling. You can contact Polina via pchernykh@coinspeaker.com

Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV to Receive $59 Million From Major Banks
November 26th, 2016

A blockchain startup R3 CEV is going to raise $150 million in its first funding round and some of its original members have already expressed their intention to invest.

The Inevitable Blockchain [Infographic]
November 25th, 2016

The technology behind bitcoin is expected to transform traditional business models in the financial industry, according to Sopra Banking Software.

Siemens and U.S. Startup LO3 Energy Partners on Blockchain Microgrids
November 22nd, 2016

Siemens to take part in a new project with the US-based blockchain startup that will enable energy transfers through the distributed ledger technology.

Bitcoin Micropayments Service ChangeTip is Shutting Down
November 20th, 2016

Bitcoin micropayments startup is closing its platform, a few months after its employees were acqui-hired by accommodations company Airbnb.

PwC Launches New Fintech Capability Called ‘Vulcan Digital Asset Services’
November 15th, 2016

One of the leading consulting services companies has developed a new platform that will enable digital assets to be used for a range of services, including everyday commerce, banking, and other personal currency and asset related services.

R3 and 10 Banks Have Successfully Tested New Blockchain Identity Registry
November 11th, 2016

Ten of the globe’s leading banks have worked with R3 to create a new service for Know Your Customer (KYC) procedure using the distributed ledger technology.

R3 Partners with Monetary Authority of Singapore, Launches Blockchain Lab
November 8th, 2016

R3 has announced a deal with Singapore’s financial regulatory authority to establish the first dedicated distributed ledger technology (DLT) Center of Excellence in the Asian region.

Webjet Partners with Microsoft to Create the World’s First Blockchain for Hotel Bookings
November 7th, 2016

Australian online travel company has unveiled a new project that is likely to change the future of the travel industry, saving travel firms billions of dollars annually.

Switzerland’s Federal Council Proposes ‘Green Light’ to FinTech Sector
November 2nd, 2016

On Wednesday, Swiss finance minister, Ueli Maurer, unveiled the government’s project to drive innovation in the country by easing regulation for fintech startups.

Cryptocurrency Exchange HitBTC Announces Support for Zcash
November 1st, 2016

One of the major cryptocurrency exchanges HitBTC has expanded the list of currencies traded on its platform by adding a new digital currency called Zcash.

Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 Officially Released with Segregated Witness
October 30th, 2016

Segregated Witness has been added to the bitcoin core code on October 27th, offering a range of advantages like malleability fix and an effective block size limit increase.

Samsung Pay to Launch in Canada Next Month
October 28th, 2016

Samsung may soon roll out its mobile payment system in Canada, according to a Twitter user who contacted a customer service rep with the company.

Bitcoin Price Rises as China Launches Crackdown on Wealth-Management Products
October 27th, 2016

Bitcoin has reached its highest value in the past three months, while Chinese central bank is tightening its control over the wealth management product funds.