Anastasiya Vanyukevich

Being the main author of TheBlogIsMine news portal in the past, Anastasia has significant experience in observing such fields as tech and business. Now she wants to explore a new area – FinTech. Passionate researcher on technology topics eager to know about what's shaping the future – and how to respond.

Qtum Announces Sparknet, the World’s First Proof-of-Stake Smart Contracts Platform
June 30th, 2017

The company unveiled the first testnet of its innovative blockchain platform aimed to combine best properties of Bitcoin, Ethereum’s Virtual Machine and proof-of-stake consensus.

Flywire Teams up with PayPal for the Cross-Border Payment Options
June 26th, 2017

Flywire has announced partnership with PayPal regarding its options for businesses, students and patients.

Porsche Reveals Winner Of Its First Innovation Blockchain Startups Contest
June 24th, 2017

German automaker Porsche has named the winner of its first blockchain startup competition.

Will Amazon Become A New FinTech Giant?
June 20th, 2017

With the latest Amazon novelties fintech experts discuss whether the giant can become a new key player on the market.

The First Encrypted Blockchain-Based Messenger Crypviser ICO Will End in 11 Days
June 19th, 2017

Crypviser has announced an ICO campaign launch aiming to promote community interest and to raise resources needed for the project development.

Amazon Releases $20 Dash Wand with Alexa Inside, Free to Prime Members
June 16th, 2017

Amazon has introduced its Dash Wand with Alexa to allow you buy everything.

Thomson Reuters Releases Blockchain Tool Named BlockOne IQ for Market Data
June 14th, 2017

The new tool named ‘BlockOne IQ’ will enable Wall Street companies to utilize Thomson Reuters’ data on trading systems that run on two types of blockchain types – Ethereum and R3’s Corda.

Blockchain Project Bancor Completes Largest-Ever ICO, Raises More than $150M in 3 Hours
June 13th, 2017

The Bancor token project raised about $150 million on Monday in an initial coin offering (ICO), making it the second-largest fundraising campaign in the blockchain industry.

Bitcoin Foundation Hit By Losses, Restructuring Plans Are Being Considered
April 8th, 2015

The U.S. outfit created to help promote the cryptocurrency has faced lots of controversy lately and resent rumors and pieces of evidence suggest that the Bitcoin Foundation is running out of money.

Bitcoin Could Get Fresh Boost from U.S.’s Biggest Proprietary Traders
April 6th, 2015

A recently published report on the Wall Street Journal claims that some major US’s proprietary trading and investment giants are showing signs of interest in getting their feet soaked in Bitcoin, a move that is already predicted to change drastically the digital currency.

UBS to Investigate Blockchain Technology in New Research Lab in London
April 2nd, 2015

Swiss banking giant announced today that it plans to investigate blockchain technology in new London innovation lab.

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Charlie Shrem Thinks About Using Virtual Currency in Prison
March 31st, 2015

Charlie Shrem’s new home for the next two years – Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania – doesn’t accept bitcoins yet.

BitPay’s Bitcoin Checkout App Can be Named ‘Retail App Of the Year’
March 23rd, 2015

This year’s awards are special for the digital currency community as Bitpay and their recently Bitcoin Checkout app is nominated for the ‘Best Retail App of the Year’ by Contactless & Mobile Awards.