Nina Lyon

Nina Lyon is a writer and a journalist of Bitcoin-related articles and reviews. She first worked on crypto-currency news in 2013 when was asked to make a small review of “what is Bitcoin” for children. She enjoys hiking, singing and investigating development of digital currency.

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Nov 07, 2017 at 15:08
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Reshaping Peer-to-peer Lending with Crypto Assets
Peer-to-peer and marketplace lending had been developing exponentially in the wake of the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Alternative lending platforms, such as Lending Club, Zopa, and Prosper, came as an answer to credit terms tightening. Having less access to affordable loans, while still having huge demand for these kinds of financial services, borrowers needed a new solution. And peer-to-peer lending eventually eliminated the middlemen.
Oct 27, 2017 at 15:14
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A Healthy Environment For Ethereum Trading Is Underway
The Ethereum blockchain and its ERC20 standard have become the most popular underlying technology for numerous tokenized projects, reaching a market cap of over $30 billion. While bitcoin remains the most capitalized cryptocurrency, Ethereum is the top choice in terms of functionality and applicability. However, the infrastructure for the latter is actually lagging behind.
Oct 16, 2017 at 11:13
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Blockchain Technology Leading the Video Streaming Revolution
The internet has long been an area where new technology conquers the old. Old modems of 300 baud have been supplanted by ones that offer downloads of up to over 1 gig per second. Such innovations have led to text and still images once being the primary source of internet content being replaced by video streaming services like Netflix and YouTube.
Oct 12, 2017 at 15:45
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Tokenization of Real Estate: from New Investment Options to the Futuristic Cities of Tomorrow
With the emergence of blockchain, lots of industries are looking into the options it can bring about. Starting as an infrastructure solution for a virtual currency, Bitcoin, the technology then evolved into something bigger.
Oct 11, 2017 at 18:28
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Why Incorporation in Estonia Is the New Black
These days, the names of cryptocurrency-related projects often include OÜ, which stands for the Estonian osaühing. Generally, it corresponds to Limited Liability Company, and implies that the company was incorporated in Estonia. The number of projects that have preferred this jurisdiction over others is steadily growing.
Oct 03, 2017 at 13:20
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Blockchain: a New Stimpack for eSports
The video game industry is on the rise; Online tournaments are close to outshining more traditional sporting events. In some regions of Asia, eSports are exceeding the popularity of athletic sports and may by 2024, for the first time in history, be included Olympics in China.
Sep 27, 2017 at 11:20
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Renting Apartments For Bitcoin in Europe
Flatio.cz, a real estate startup that offers apartments to rent for a period of 1 to 6 months, has announced that it is now accepting Bitcoin. A new service is currently available in Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Vienna, Bratislava and Berlin.
Sep 26, 2017 at 13:49
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Deputy Finance Minister of Russia Compared Bitcoin and "Monopoly" Game
The Deputy Finance Minister of Russia, Alexei Moiseyev, recently stated payments with Bitcoin will not be legalized in Russia and making transactions via Bitcoin should be considered similar to playing the board game “Monopoly”.
Sep 20, 2017 at 12:50
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Russian Prosecutors Called In Burger King to Explain The Nature of Their Cryptocurrency
Representatives of Burger King fast food restaurants, who have recently announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency “Whoppercoin”, have been called in to the prosecutor's office in Moscow to explain the nature of their digital currency and how it works.
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