Microsoft this week announced the shuttering of its relatively new Azure Blockchain Service. As of this past Monday, no new member creations or deployments are being accepted though existing projects will continue to be supported until September 10th when the ... Read more
Earlier this week, Microsoft filed a patent for a new human-powered cryptocurrency mining system that uses data generated by people to solve computationally difficult problems without even thinking about it. While the description of the patent application goes into specific ... Read more
Last year, Microsoft announced Azure Blockchain Workbench which gave developers a simple UI to model blockchain applications on a preconfigured Azure-supported network. Microsoft is now doubling down on investments to empower blockchain developers by announcing Azure Blockchain Service, a fully-managed ... Read more
A new company, Nivaura, has created the world's first blockchain-based investment product built using Azure, Microsoft's cloud technology. As noted in a Microsoft News Center UK blog post, Nivaura is competing with IBM to deliver their product. In this 2016 ... Read more
While Microsoft is leading the way in cloud services with Azure, the Redmond, Washington company is still way behind in other enterprise areas, including blockchain. As noted by an CNBC report, IBM is the blockchain industry leader and is leaving ... Read more
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and other company executives will be appearing as guest speakers next week during Sibos 2017.
Microsoft and Accenture showed off their digital identity prototype built with blockchain and powered by Azure at the ID2020 summit for the UN today.
Microsoft and KPMG international announced open innovation workspaces to help startups with blockchain technologies