There have been a lot of interesting discussions regarding the scaling of blockchain technology. So far, a lot of progress has been made in this regard, even though it seems there is no perfect solution in place. According to research by Microsoft, on-chain scaling is best seen as a temporary solution, but in the long […]
Microsoft considers Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin as three major platforms for developing decentralized IDs for its Authenticator app #NEWS
Software giant Microsoft has said it will trial decentralized identities built on public blockchains within its Microsoft Authenticator application.
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, […]
Singapore Airlines plans to use blockchain technology to give its frequent flyers a new way to spend their accumulated miles, the company announced on Monday. According to the airline, the blockchain-based wallet, which will be launched in six months, will enable members of the KrisFlyer program to spend their air miles at retail partners for […]
Bitcoin has come a long way, but the original cryptocurrency might be in danger of stagnating if there are no changes in its path going forward. #ANALYSIS
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
Machine learning is one of the more interesting industries to keep an eye on right now. Various technology giants have shown a great interest in this technology, with varying degrees of success. Both Alibaba and Microsoft seem to be capable of developing “smarter” machine learning models. So smart, even, that their creations have surpassed human scores on […]
Hear what IOTA CEO has to say about the Microsoft Debacle and the overall journey of IOTA. #INTERVIEW
In the world of technology, end-to-end encryption has become more important than ever before. Given our society’s tendency to use instant messaging and social media apps on a daily basis, the information we distribute should be encrypted at all times. Skype, one of the world’s most popular communication tools, is finally introducing end-to-end encryption. This is made […]
From Microsoft to The North American Bitcoin Conference, businesses are starting to do U-turns on Bitcoin as a viable payment option #ANALYSIS
It didn’t take Microsoft all that long to fully reinstate its Bitcoin payment option. A few days ago, the company announced it no longer considered BTC to be an active payment instrument. Customers could still fund their accounts with Bitcoin, but that was the only option available to them. In a new turn of events, the company […]
The other day we reported on the tech giant Microsoft removing the “redeem bitcoin” option from its payments page. One of our reporters spoke with a Microsoft agent who detailed that bitcoin was no longer supported. Later in the evening on January 9, two news outlets detailed they had chatted with a Microsoft spokeswoman who […]
Tech giant Microsoft is once more accepting bitcoin payments after it halted transactions in the cryptocurrency last week.
Microsoft Corporation has removed the ‘Bitcoin’ payment option from its active payment instruments, despite earlier support from Bill Gates. #NEWS