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

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Working on its First Blockchain Platform
April 26th, 2017

China’s leading internet services provider has unveiled plans to develop its own blockchain-based product and gave details in the new white paper.

Microsoft and Micron Collaborate to Help Improve Internet of Things Security
April 26th, 2017

The companies have joined hands to introduce a new technology that is aimed at addressing security issues of the Internet of Things ecosystem.

Blockchain IoT Startup Sensify Security Joins OpenFog Consortium
April 25th, 2017

The IoT security services provider has signed up to the initiative aimed at driving the adoption of fog computing to solve main IoT challenges.

Mastercard Unveils New Credit Card with a Built-in Fingerprint Scanner
April 20th, 2017

On Thursday, the credit card provider announced a new biometric card that will let users to complete transactions without entering their personal identification number.

After BitFinex, Chinese Bitcoin Exchange OKCoin Stops Wire Transfers
April 19th, 2017

China’s major cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has stopped accepting USD deposits, a day after the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex suspended wire transfers.

What Are Mobile Payments 2.0?
April 19th, 2017

As mobile payments continue to evolve to meet consumer demand, we looked at the main trends that will shape the future of the industry.

PayPal Teams up with Android Pay to Make Paying with Your Mobile Phone Easier
April 18th, 2017

Android Pay users in the US will soon be able to make payments with their PayPal balances at thousands of new retailers, including Walgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.

Burger King Whopper Commercial Urged Google Home IoT Devices to Advertise the Burger
April 14th, 2017

Burger King ran a TV advertisement this week, which prompted Google’s smart home devices to read Wikipedia’s description of its signature burger.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Extends Mobile Payment Services to Indonesia
April 13th, 2017

Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.

‘Next-Gen UK Settlement System Will be Blockchain Compatible,’ Says Bank of England’s Governor
April 12th, 2017

The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.

Facebook Launches Group Payments in Messenger App
April 12th, 2017

With the new payments functionality, the social media networking giant will enable Messenger users to send funds to several members of the group chat.

A Beginner’s Guide to FinTech
April 11th, 2017

Fintech, which is at the forefront of current financial innovation, is set to improve existing financial services, like banking, insuring, and investing.

Russia Plans to Legitimize Bitcoin by 2018, Says Country’s Deputy Finance Minister
April 11th, 2017

The country’s Deputy Finance Minister unveiled that bitcoin may soon become a legal payment method, only a year after the Russian authorities threatened cryptocurrency users with jail time.