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Microsoft May Build Identity System with Bitcoin Lightning Network

Microsoft, the world’s sixth-largest IT company by revenue, will have both cryptocurrency and stock markets watching as they announce its blockchain-based decentralized identity system at Consensus 2018 in New York City. The news may be especially bullish for Bitcoin as Microsoft developers hint they will use the actual Bitcoin chain to build the platform. Microsoft to Present Decentralized Identity PoC at ...

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Microsoft Azure Launches Tool To Speed Up Blockchain-Based App Creation

Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure formally announced the release of its blockchain app creation service, Azure Blockchain Workbench, on May 7. In a press release, the company highlighted blockchain as a “key topic of interest” as it also kicks of its annual Microsoft Build conference this week. Workbench will allow businesses looking to create bespoke blockchain apps to speed up ...

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UK Fintech Settles Security on Ethereum Blockchain in a World-First with Microsoft

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The blockchain has just disrupted another niche. UK-based Nivaura in partnership with Microsoft’s Azure cloud has proved in a test case that the public ledger can be used to support regulated assets. The blockchain is an increasingly attractive option as the payments industry continues to embrace cryptocurrencies ...

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Microsoft Labels Malicious Crypto Mining an ‘Increasing Threat’ as Ransomware Attacks Drop

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Microsoft has released a blog post discussing the emerging threat of malicious cryptocurrency miners. The post from the Windows Defender Research blog noted that the number of enterprise computers encountering unauthorized coin miners doubled from December to January 2018. Microsoft suggest that the reason for this rise ...

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Microsoft To Implement Blockchain-Based ID System | News

Microsoft revealed its plans to integrate Blockchain-based decentralized IDs (DIDs) into its  Microsoft Authenticator app, the company announced in a blog post Monday, Feb. 12. As reported in the post, Microsoft is looking to provide new a model of digital identity that would not be controlled by any centralized institution and would guarantee fully private data storage, enabling the individual ...

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Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A team of Microsoft blockchain researchers has concluded that on-chain scaling — a method employed by Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies — is antithetical to decentralization and will not provide a network with the ability to operate at “world-scale.” On-Chain Scaling Not Compatible with Decentralization: Microsoft For ...

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Microsoft Announces Blockchain-Based Decentralized Identification System

Following a collaboration with the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF), tech giant Microsoft has revealed plans to utilize blockchain technology to solve some of the challenges faced in managing identities and personal data digitally, including users’ concerns on privacy and security. In today’s post, entitled Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It, Microsoft announced its embrace of ...

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FUDsters, Not Misinterpreted Microsoft Partnership, Re… | News

Two years ago, in January 2016, Cointelegraph published an interview with David Sonstebo, the CEO of IOTA, who listed out his vision for a Blockchain-less cryptocurrency and explained about the technology behind IOTA. From its humble beginnings, IOTA is now ranked in top-10 world’s cryptocurrencies. Cointelegraph caught up with David again for a conversation about the recent events and the overall ...

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Microsoft Restores Bitcoin Payments after Temporary Pause

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Hardware and software giant Microsoft reportedly brought back bitcoin payments after “working to ensure lower amounts would be redeemable.” Per news.com.au, a company spokeswoman released a statement revealing the move after working with its provider, presumably to ensure customer satisfaction wasn’t affected by the bitcoin network’s current ...

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