Zhanna Lyasota


Zhanna has a background working for an American multinational food and beverage company as well as at a number of translation agencies serving similar top multinational corporations. Zhanna currently writes full-time for Coinspeaker and Softabler. She enjoys discovering new cultures as well as learning new languages. She is also a lover of all things fabric and floral ,especially if they are design-related. Zhanna is a graduate of Belarusian State Economic University with a major in Intercultural Business Communications. You can contact Zhanna via [email protected]

Apple Pay Tries to Expand Payments Globally
June 2nd, 2016

Making attempts to expand payments globally, Apple Pay has run into technical challenges, low consumer take-up and resistance from banks.

Blockchain Startup Mediachain Labs Gets $1.5M from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures
June 1st, 2016

Mediachain announces a $1.5 million venture capital seed round with lead investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures.

Bitmain Launches Antminer S9, the World’s Most Power Efficient 16nm Bitcoin Miner
May 31st, 2016

Bitmain Technologies Ltd. announces their Antminer S9, the world’s first Bitcoin miner using 16nm chips.

Deloitte Puts Product Warranty and Insurance on Blockchain, Using Facebook Messenger Chatbot
April 29th, 2016

Deloitte has decided to store warranties on a blockchain and allow users to buy insurance for items even after they have been purchased using Facebook Messenger API.

Insurance Giant John Hancock Is Testing Blockchain
April 20th, 2016

John Hancock Financial has started to use blockchain to find out how distributed ledger technology could reinvent established insurance industry processes.

Banks Struggle to Keep Pace with FinTech Companies, Says World Retail Banking Report 2016
April 19th, 2016

Capgemini and Efma publish an annual report on Retail Banking that highlights points of view of banking customers and banking executives from around the world on FinTech.

Durmet Creates IoT-Based Smart Mattress that Knows If Your Partner is Cheating
April 17th, 2016

IoTmattress can prove your partner is cheating by detecting how many people are in bed and what activity is going on.

Naked Labs Unveils the World’s First 3D Fitness Tracker
April 15th, 2016

Naked Labs creates Naked – the industry’s first 3D fitness tracker. The company aims to inspire health through honest insights based on actionable data, helping people make better decisions about their exercise, diet, and well-being.

Singapore Students Showcase IoT-based Solutions and See the Potential of Smart Schools
April 15th, 2016

The Internet of Things is expanding with Singapore students showcasing digital solutions and seeing the potential of opening the Internet of Things smart schools. IoT will impact almost every aspect of our lives in the near future.

Kraken Gets Investment from Money Partners Group
April 12th, 2016

Kraken, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchanges, has announced an investment from Money Partners Group, one of Japan’s leading foreign exchange brokerages, as part of Kraken’s Series B financing round.